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'''Solentiname Islands''' is in [[Nicaragua].
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'''Solentiname Islands''' is in [[Nicaragua]] on the Southeastern corner of Lake Nicaragua.
  
 
==Cities==
 
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==Understand==
 
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The Solentiname Archipel is situated near [[San Carlos]].  The islands are really remote - don't expect things like grocery stores etc.  
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The Solentiname Archipelago is situated in the south of Lake Nicaragua near [[San Carlos (Nicaragua)|San Carlos]] in the [[Rio San Juan Region]].  The islands are really remote - don't expect things like grocery stores etc. On the Isla Mancarrón is a little Pulperia with the most necessary stuff. There are 36 Islands but just a handful are inhabited. The biggest Islands are ''Mancarrón'' and ''San Fernando''.
 
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There's one pretty expensive hotel, plus a ''hospedaje'', where you can stay for around US$3-5 or so per night incl. meals.
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==Talk==
 
==Talk==
  
 
==Get in==
 
==Get in==
===By boat===
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The only way onto the islands is by boat.  Private boats can be chartered for around $100 per day.  Otherwise collective boats leave from a pier in San Carlos near the current construction along the seawall. The schedule is  [[San Carlos (Nicaragua)|San Carlos]] to Solentiname Tuesday and Friday 1pm for C$80 and returning the same days at 4:30am for the same price. You might be lucky and find someone from the island running around in San Carlos and giving you a ride to the islands.
It can be reached only 2-3 times per week by a small boat. 50 cord. per person.
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==Get around==
 
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==See==
 
==See==
  
===Itineraries===
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There is still some intact nature on the islands even though the people do farm the land. There are petroglyphs on the islands.
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==Sleep==
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Isla Mancarrón:
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* Hotel Mancarrón: 35 US $
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* Hospedaje ''El Buen Amigo'' Cabins for 5 to 6 US$
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Isla San Fernando:
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* Hotel Alberge - Celentiname (506) 3774229 (505) 8931977
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* Cabañas Paraiso (505) 2526262 (506) 3548065
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* Hospedaje Mira Estrella (506) 3548065 (505) 8947331
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
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Visit the Museums on the main Islands.
  
 
==Eat==
 
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==Stay safe==
 
==Stay safe==
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There are no worries about safety on these small islands.
  
 
==Get out==
 
==Get out==
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Tuesday and Friday at 4:30 am.
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==More Information==
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* Solentiname.org [http://solentiname.org/]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 19:54, 4 July 2013

Solentiname Islands is in Nicaragua on the Southeastern corner of Lake Nicaragua.

Cities[edit]

Other destinations[edit]

Understand[edit]

The Solentiname Archipelago is situated in the south of Lake Nicaragua near San Carlos in the Rio San Juan Region. The islands are really remote - don't expect things like grocery stores etc. On the Isla Mancarrón is a little Pulperia with the most necessary stuff. There are 36 Islands but just a handful are inhabited. The biggest Islands are Mancarrón and San Fernando.

Talk[edit]

Get in[edit]

The only way onto the islands is by boat. Private boats can be chartered for around $100 per day. Otherwise collective boats leave from a pier in San Carlos near the current construction along the seawall. The schedule is San Carlos to Solentiname Tuesday and Friday 1pm for C$80 and returning the same days at 4:30am for the same price. You might be lucky and find someone from the island running around in San Carlos and giving you a ride to the islands.

Get around[edit]

See[edit][add listing]

There is still some intact nature on the islands even though the people do farm the land. There are petroglyphs on the islands.

Sleep[edit][add listing]

Isla Mancarrón:

  • Hotel Mancarrón: 35 US $
  • Hospedaje El Buen Amigo Cabins for 5 to 6 US$

Isla San Fernando:

  • Hotel Alberge - Celentiname (506) 3774229 (505) 8931977
  • Cabañas Paraiso (505) 2526262 (506) 3548065
  • Hospedaje Mira Estrella (506) 3548065 (505) 8947331

Do[edit][add listing]

Visit the Museums on the main Islands.

Eat[edit][add listing]

Drink[edit][add listing]

Stay safe[edit]

There are no worries about safety on these small islands.

Get out[edit]

Tuesday and Friday at 4:30 am.

More Information[edit]

  • Solentiname.org [1]
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