5 Amazing Things to Do in Granada, Nicaragua

Last updated on: May 20, 2020

(Last Updated On: May 20, 2020)

Located in Nicaragua, the largest country in Central America, Granada is a place filled with promise. Though the country’s troubled past may prevent most travelers from visiting, there are actually a number of exciting things to do in Granada, Nicaragua,.

Since the civil wars of the 1980s, the country has worked to strengthen its economy, and though agriculture is the primary industry in Nicaragua, the country is an underrated travel destination. 

The tourism hot spot in the country is Granada, the oldest city in Central America. The city was founded in the 1500s and has survived the test of time, despite repeated pirate invastions throughout the years.

There is no shortage of historical places to see as well as incredible, colonial buildings. In addition, there is always live music in the streets of Granada and people convening with families and friends. 

Watch the short video to see 5 things to do in Granada, Nicaragua.

The warm climate and affordability make it a great place to visit any time of year, but what’s really cool about Nicaragua is that it offers a friendly, peaceful atmosphere where you can easily immerse yourself in the local culture. 

If you’ve been to the city, what things did you do in Granada, Nicaragua?

5 Things You Must Do in Granada, Nicaragua

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Taryn White
With 75+ countries and all 50 U.S. states crossed off her list, Taryn's wanderlust and wanderlist continue to grow! She loves historic places, off-the-beaten paths, and beautiful beaches. Follow her pursuits on Instagram and www.tripwishlist.com.

25 thoughts on “5 Amazing Things to Do in Granada, Nicaragua”

  1. Loved the video! I’ve never really thought about visiting Nicaragua, but it looks lovely. The volcano, the food, the cute streets – looks like a great time!

  2. Do you really think it is an emerging tourist destination? I hope it stays hidden forever! Nicaragua is a great country. Nice video!

  3. We went to Granada 6 months ago and LOVED it. Isn’t it a gorgeous place. We really enjoyed visiting Laguna de Apoyo, isn’t it so beautiful. I’m glad you included the food in there as well because it was delicious..

  4. Lovely video! Seeing the Appoyo lake brings back memories. From the viewpoint in your video there is a very nice hike all the way down to the warm water of the crater lake.

  5. I haven’t been to Nicaragua yet but it definitely looks like an interesting place to visit. I like your ideas of what to do there. I’ll have to bump it up my list!

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