Nicaragua - Leon & Northwestern Nicaragua (PDF Chapter)
This is the León & Northwestern Nicaragua chapter from Lonely Planet’s Nicaragua guidebook.
The regional capital of León is beloved for its grand cathedral, breathtaking art museum, and spirited revolutionary air. Further afield, is the biggest mangrove forest in Central America and awe-inspiring Reserva Natural Volcán Cosigüina.
- climb Maribios chain, a spectacular volcanic peak, then enjoy the thrill of sandboarding down its slopes
- get away from it all in a beachside cabin at Playa Jiquilillo
- go for a peaceful swim at Reserva Natural Isla Juan Venado and watch nesting turtles in action
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: León, Pacific Beaches Near León, Volcanoes Near León, San Jacinto, El Sauce, La Paz Centro, Chinandega & around, Cosigüina Peninsula Beaches, Reserva Natural Volcán Cosigüina.
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