|Pack of cigarettes||$1.00|
|Tennis court rent (1 hour on weekend)||$25.00|
|Internet (6 Mbps, unlimited data)||$60.00|
|Imported beer at restaurant||$1.50|
|Apartment (1 bedroom) outside of centre||$216.67|
In Nicaragua, its capital city Managua is one of the most populated and progressive areas in the region but is also one of the most economical places in Latin America, making it a favored tourist destination of travelers all over the world who are looking for exotic but inexpensive place to spend a lazy weekend. Budget travelers and affluent ones who want to break-free from expensive holidays for a while can enjoy a week vacation in Managua without spending too much on transportation, foods and hotels.
If you’re looking for a good place to visit while in Central America, take cheap flights to Managua and experience living in this exotic paradise. This place is a haven of sort because of its beautiful surrounding, rich history and friendly Managuenses. The city also offers complete amenities to guarantee comfortable stay. There are local restaurants all over who serve good foods for a very low price. Even fine-dining and other high-end restaurants are affordable and can be enjoyed by the general crowd. Transportation is also not a problem to tourists since the city is served by different public buses and rental car services.
Some of the best sites to see in the city are the Managua Cathedral, Huella de Acahuanlinca, Lagoon Tiscapa and the New Cathedral. The Ruben Dario Rotonda is also a very lovely site especially at night because of its beautiful fountain. Tourists who want to see the Palacio Nacional can pay only 4 US dollar and enjoy a guided tour. The Parque de la Paz is also a worthy tourist attraction with its grayish-white backdrop.
Tourists from Houston, Atlanta and Miami can easily get cheap flights to Managua from their local airlines servicing the Augusto C. Sandino International Airport. Those coming from Montreal can also get a charter flight to Managua by availing different available travel packages.
Hotels in Managua are plenty but those who want to save on costly hotel bills can stay at inexpensive hostels and guesthouses for a few dollars per night. Some of the cheapest are the Santos Guest House for 7 USD a night, Managua Backpackers Inn with rooms for 8 USD per night and Backpackers Manahuac with dorm accommodation for only 10 USD. Pricey hotel rooms are also available if you prefer the full 5-star service.