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'''Rivas''' is a city in the [[Southern_Pacific_Coast_(Nicaragua)|Southern Pacific Coast]] of [[Nicaragua]].
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==Understand==
 
==Understand==
Rivas is in the southern part of Nicaragua and also includes Ometepe Island
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Rivas is the second largest city in Nicaragua.
  
== Cities ==
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==Get in==
* [[San Juan del Sur]]
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* [[Rivas]]
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* [[Moyogalpa]]
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* [[Altagracia]]
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* [[San Gerardo]]
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== Other destinations ==
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* From [[Granada_(Nicaragua)|Granada]]
* [[Playa Madera‎]]
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* From [[San Juan del Sur]]
* [[Playa Santo Domingo]]
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* From [[Isla de Ometepe]]
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* From the border with [[Costa Rica]]
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==Get around==
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==See==
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*'''Museo de Antropologia'''
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*'''Isla de Ometepe'''
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*'''Lugares Historicos'''
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
  
[http://central-america-forum.com/forum-topic/farms-volunteer-homestay-wwoof-nicaragua Farm Volunteer Opportunities on Ometepe]
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*'''Surfing''': Rivas beaches enjoy almost daily offshore winds coming from Lake Nicaragua. As a result the beaches are ranging from hollow beach breaks to incredible point breaks, fit for all ability levels. Thanks to surf and eco-tourism in the area, large developments like Rancho Santana have land-grabbing expats and entrepreneurs excited. The many surf camps and smaller resorts attract a variety of travelers world-wide. This surge can be attributed to the many articles that have been published in recent years in surfing magazines and lifestyle magazines like GQ, and the fact that Costa Rica's once untamed coasts have been developed to the point of exhaustion.
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*Visit '''Lake Nicaragua''''s lagoons, beaches and islands
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*Enjoy the local '''nightlife''' at discoteques and bars
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== Learn ==
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*<do name="Rivas Spanish School" alt="" address="Anthropological Museum" directions="Rivas city" phone="" url="http://www.rivasspanishschool.com" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Four hours a day in the morning, with four hours of activities in the afternoon from Monday to Friday, such as excursions and cultural activities. Homestay with three meals a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner) since it starts program at school. Family members help the student to practice their Spanish and that way get a better adaptation to the language. School programs begin on Saturdays and Sundays when the arrival of the students and be located by the school staff in their family home, to start your class on Monday. The school has bus service for students who wish this service. They offer: Frontera (Peñas Blancas) to Rivas, San Juan del Sur to Rivas, Airport (Managua) in Rivas, Granada to Rivas, Rivas to León. Email: spanishschoolrivas@gmail.com</do>
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==Buy==
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==Eat==
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==Drink==
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==Sleep==
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*<sleep name="Hospedaje Lidia" alt="" address="Gasol Texaco 1/2c al Oe, Nicaragua, Rivas" directions="Opposite Intur" phone="+505 25633477" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long="">Family-run budget accommodation with clean rooms and comfy mattresses.</sleep>
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*<sleep name="Hotel Mission" alt="" address="" directions="Opposite corner rectory" phone="+505 25630384" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long="">Best hotel in town. Business-style rooms and cable TV.</sleep>
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==Contact==
  
{{IsPartOf|Nicaragua}}
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==Get out==
*<do name="ivan" alt="" address="montoya 1c abajo 1 sur" directions="" phone="505 255 9000" url="www.budget.com.ni" hours="10" price="10" lat="" long="">Budget Rent-a-car [3]. Has 10 locations around Nicaragua, toll free # 1-800 758 9586, nicaragua Phone 505 255-9000. cars from $10 per day up. 24 hour emergency service, vip offices, with free calls to USA and free internet. Service 365 days a year. E-mail: reserve@budget.com.ni. We service all flight even if they are late. </do>
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Many travellers pass through Rivas on their way to [[Isla de Ometepe]]. The ferry to Ometepe actually leaves from a small town called [[San Jorge]].
  
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Buses leave on a regular basis to [[Managua]], [[Granada (Nicaragua)|Granada]], [[San Juan del Sur]] and [[Costa Rica]].
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[[WikiPedia:Rivas,_Nicaragua]]
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Revision as of 05:22, 7 June 2014

Rivas is a city in the Southern Pacific Coast of Nicaragua.

Contents

Understand

Rivas is the second largest city in Nicaragua.

Get in

Get around

See

  • Museo de Antropologia
  • Isla de Ometepe
  • Lugares Historicos

Do

  • Surfing: Rivas beaches enjoy almost daily offshore winds coming from Lake Nicaragua. As a result the beaches are ranging from hollow beach breaks to incredible point breaks, fit for all ability levels. Thanks to surf and eco-tourism in the area, large developments like Rancho Santana have land-grabbing expats and entrepreneurs excited. The many surf camps and smaller resorts attract a variety of travelers world-wide. This surge can be attributed to the many articles that have been published in recent years in surfing magazines and lifestyle magazines like GQ, and the fact that Costa Rica's once untamed coasts have been developed to the point of exhaustion.
  • Visit Lake Nicaragua's lagoons, beaches and islands
  • Enjoy the local nightlife at discoteques and bars

Learn

  • Rivas Spanish School, Anthropological Museum (Rivas city), [1]. Four hours a day in the morning, with four hours of activities in the afternoon from Monday to Friday, such as excursions and cultural activities. Homestay with three meals a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner) since it starts program at school. Family members help the student to practice their Spanish and that way get a better adaptation to the language. School programs begin on Saturdays and Sundays when the arrival of the students and be located by the school staff in their family home, to start your class on Monday. The school has bus service for students who wish this service. They offer: Frontera (Peñas Blancas) to Rivas, San Juan del Sur to Rivas, Airport (Managua) in Rivas, Granada to Rivas, Rivas to León. Email: spanishschoolrivas@gmail.com

Buy

Eat

Drink

Sleep

  • Hospedaje Lidia, Gasol Texaco 1/2c al Oe, Nicaragua, Rivas (Opposite Intur), +505 25633477. Family-run budget accommodation with clean rooms and comfy mattresses.
  • Hotel Mission, (Opposite corner rectory), +505 25630384. Best hotel in town. Business-style rooms and cable TV.


Contact

Get out

Many travellers pass through Rivas on their way to Isla de Ometepe. The ferry to Ometepe actually leaves from a small town called San Jorge.

Buses leave on a regular basis to Managua, Granada, San Juan del Sur and Costa Rica.



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