|Apartment (1 bedroom) in city centre||$250.00|
|Combo meal at McDonalds||$5.80|
|Apartment (3 bedrooms) in city centre||$475.00|
|Internet (6 Mbps, unlimited data)||$42.00|
|Local draught beer||$1.00|
|Water bottle (1.5 liter)||$0.95|
|Imported beer at restaurant||$1.55|
|Taxi 1hour Waiting||$4.00|
|Local cheese (1kg)||$4.84|
If you want to fulfill your dream of visiting an exotic paradise you should take cheap flights to Corn Island located in Nicaragua and let yourself be lost to its mesmerizing beauty. There are actually two Corn Islands in the Caribbean coast – the Big Corn Island and the Little Corn Island, but when one talks about the Corn Island, it’s automatically the big one. The little Corn Island though less popular is equally stunning and is also a worthy vacation spot that you should visit especially if you’re done visiting the bigger one.
The Corn Island lacks modern infrastructure but it need not to have a lot of beautiful structures to keep you captivated since the Corn Island itself is already a mesmerizing paradise. The beauty of the shore will keep you enthralled. Picturesque beaches are scattered all over so if you don’t want to be seen swimming at the two main beaches you can easily find a secluded beach for your private pleasure.
From Managua you can get cheap flights to Corn Island via La Costena Airlines which has at least 2 flights daily – one in the morning and the other in the afternoon. Tickets cost around 160 US dollar for round trip but you have to take note of the luggage limit to avoid encountering problems or any delay during your flight. Those who want to get to the island by boat can also opt for a ferry but the ride usually takes longer.
When you reach the island you can easily start your exploration of the place. The taxi fare goes for about 75 US cents and the cheaper option is via bus transport for only 25 US cents. If you’re looking for more ways to save on transportation you can just don a pair of hiking shoes and explore the place by foot. Hiking trails are scattered around the island so you won’t have a problem getting around.
Hotels in Corn Island are plenty ranging from cheapest to modest to a little lavish. Backpacker accommodation can be availed at the Cabanas Vientos del Norte for as little as 10 US dollar per person while the South End Sunrise Hotel offers spacious and clean rooms for a little higher rate. The Paraiso Beach Hotel, Hotel Bellavista and G&G Hotel also offer beautifully decorated rooms with complete amenities for those who want to splurge a little.