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Rivas City Guide




Rivas is a city on the verge of a quantum leap towards a booming tourist economy. Rivas in Nicaragua is a place of such peaceful beauty as expands the soul to include the universe. The village, San Juan del Sur, on the western coast of the Pacific ocean is known as the the center of surfing expeditions in the coastal areas. Ometepe Island in Lake Nicaragua is also a part of Department of Rivas.

Location of Rivas

Rivas is located on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Nicaragua, at 11°26'N, 85°50'W coordinates.

Reaching Rivas

Rivas can be easily reached by ferry and car from the surrounding areas.

Sightseeing in Rivas

Rivas is a small town and does not have many historical and cultural points of interest, however it does present unique opportunities for experiencing nature at its best. The dense tropical foliage decking the lower slopes of the volcanoes and the banks of the lake Nicaragua and the white sands of the Pacific beaches offset each other beautifully. Apart from the surfing haven in San Juan del Sur, Rivas also provides the beautiful volcanoes and crater lakes and beaches. The hiking and climbing the volcanoes is a common and well loves and very rewarding pursuit. The crater lakes are also increasingly being used for water sports activities.

Accommodations at Rivas

Rivas with its tourist boom offers a range of accommodations. From the inexpensive high quality bed and breakfast to the luxury resorts but it would be wise to make a prior booking to avoid rush and disappointment.
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