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The Blossoming of Tourism in Nicaragua

Posted on 08. Apr, 2014 by .

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Tourism in Nicaragua has grown rapidly over the past decade, and the factors that have led to this improvement range from word of mouth to social media and even to major government investments in the country’s infrastructure.

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Explore the Booming Tourism in Nicaragua

Posted on 20. Mar, 2014 by .

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Over the past few years, there has been a significant increase in publicity, tourism and investment in Nicaragua, which is encouraging many who purchase property in the country. The reasons for this tourism boom are diverse, but one of the biggest reasons is the recent government investment in the country’s infrastructure. In addition, the affordable cost of living in Nicaragua, as well as the quick flights from the United States, makes it easier to get away for a few days no matter your budget. Finally, the online publicity for the country and the incredible surfing conditions solidifies Nicaragua’s appeal as a major tourism destination.

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Get to Know the Incredible Gran Pacifica Beach Resort Amenities

Posted on 06. Feb, 2014 by .

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It is certainly easy to see the appeal of relocating to Nicaragua, but if you look beyond the scenery and the climate, you might realize that the resort living offered by places like the Gran Pacifica Beach & Golf Resort is also a big draw.

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Things to Do in Nicaragua

Four Delightful Things To Do in Nicaragua

Posted on 05. Dec, 2013 by .

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Nicaragua is a country with many things people can do both indoors and in the great outdoors. The old Cathedral in the capital is a beautiful place to visit and admire even with the damage done by the earthquake, and the Center for Art in Leon is a way to get a feel for the breadth of the country’s art culture. For those who want an outdoors experience, the Laguna and the Volcano at Mombacho will satisfy desires for swimming, hiking and generally enjoying the fresh air.

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Nicaragua: Easy to Get in and Easy to Get Out!

Posted on 26. Nov, 2013 by .

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One of the best things about our travel experience to and from Nicaragua is the ease of getting in and out of the country. From our home city of Pittsburgh, it’s a two-part trip – first a direct flight to Houston, or Miami, with a medium-length layover, and then an easy, direct flight to Managua’s modern, clean Augusto C. Sandino International Airport. We typically breeze through customs and baggage claim, and then find our shuttle to our hotel, typically the Hilton, Intercontinental or Seminole. It’s amazingly easy and trouble-free.

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Gran Pacifica Amenities

Check Out the Amenities at the Gran Pacifica Beach Resort

Posted on 29. Oct, 2013 by .

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Travelers and potential residents looking for the perfect place to stay in Nicaragua can call off the search once they have discovered the Gran Pacifica Beach and Golf Resort. With private beaches and luxurious accommodation, the resort is a wonderful place to call home, even if just for a few nights. Part of the appeal comes from the amenities, which include a 27-hole golf course, pro shop and clubhouse. Even for non-golfers, the resort is ideal thanks to outdoor swimming pools, walking paths, private beaches and a community gathering space. Inside of each rental, there are amenities designed to make the space feel like home.

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Exploring the Rise of Tourism in Nicaragua

Posted on 01. Oct, 2013 by .

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While Nicaragua was once a hidden destination popular only with those savvy travelers eager to get off the beaten path, it is now a world-class vacation spot for those eager to soak up the sun at a low price. Government investments in the country’s infrastructure have gone a long way in making the area safer and more stable, and investments from global individuals are raising property prices and encouraging development of all kinds. In addition, the rising influence of social media means that travelers who have a great time in Nicaragua are eager to spread the word, encouraging others to visit. Finally, it is the low price of everyday living that makes tourism possible for many travelers.

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Some of the Most Interesting Places in Nicaragua

Posted on 11. Jul, 2013 by .

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Nicaragua is perhaps best known for its inviting population, amazing climate and breathtakingly beautiful beaches, but there is a lot more to the country than what initially meets the eye. Travelers ready for something new can explore a number of interesting places in Nicaragua. You can swim in the crater of an inactive volcano at Laguna de Apoyo, and you can even take a guided tour of an active volcano like Volcan Masaya. Little Corn Island lets you retreat into a secluded paradise, or you could watch sea turtles lay eggs right on the sand when visiting the beaches of Poneloya.

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Expanding Tourism In Nicaragua

Posted on 25. Jun, 2013 by .

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The internal strife that gave tourism in Nicaragua a bad name back in the 1980s is now long over, and the huge growth in visitors the country is now experiencing reflects that change. Eco-tourists and nature lovers of all kinds will find plenty of pristine beauty to enjoy. One especially lovely attraction is the Islets of Granada, a group of islands created from volcanic eruptions and bursting with beautiful flora and fauna. Travelers from nations outside of the Americas will need special visas, and even American tourists should make sure they have all the correct paperwork filed and fees paid.

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Penn State Student Discovering the Beauty of Nicaragua for Herself

Posted on 10. Jun, 2013 by .

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Gran Pacifica and ECI Development have collaborated with film major Rachel Suffian from Penn State to travel throughout Nicaragua and to explore a handful of destinations, both those that are well-known, and others being hidden treasures. Rachel’s goal is to portray these naturally beautiful destinations and to encourage others to follow her during her journey [...]

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Tourism In Nicaragua Is Booming

Posted on 02. Apr, 2013 by .

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The tourism industry in Nicaragua has been growing considerably over the past several years. The government has been working on police presence, lowering the amount of crime. Historically, however, it has been one of the safest countries as ranked by INTERPOL. This means that more tourists in Central America are checking out the activities and accommodations in Central America over anywhere else.

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Cigar-making at the Mombacho Cigar Boutique Factory

Posted on 21. Feb, 2013 by .

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One of the highlights of our entire trip to Nicaragua, in addition to our stay at Gran Pacifica Resort, was the amazing tour of the Spanish colonial city of Granada. Specifically knocking off our proverbial socks was the Mombacho Cigar boutique factory, named after the massive nearby extinct volcano.

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Richest man in Nicaragua

Posted on 07. Feb, 2013 by .

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One of Gran Pacifica’s neighbors to the south, The Pellas Group, has just completed a stunning new hotel and golf course in Nicaragua.   The resort boasts an 18 hole golf course by world renown designer David Kidd and a $500 a night and up understated luxury boutique hotel.   The Wall Street Journal  discusses [...]

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Nicaraguan Tourism Board partners with TACA

Posted on 29. Jan, 2013 by .

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Nicaragua is looking to bump its tourism industry up a few notches. Recently, the Nicaragua Tourism Board partnered with TACA to ramp up its tourist numbers. TACA, a major Latin American airline, is a large entity on Expedia.com, one of the world’s most popular travel booking sites.

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Nicaragua Becoming a Hotbed for Tourism and Investors

Posted on 10. Jan, 2013 by .

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Nicaragua’s civil war in the 1980s left a strange legacy behind. On the one hand, it changed international perception of this subtropical paradise for the worse. On the other, the changes in government that followed have made Nicaragua a great place to visit, especially for wealthy American investors.

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The Today Show and Jetsetter recommend Nicaragua as Where to Travel in 2013

Posted on 04. Jan, 2013 by .

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In case you missed it yesterday, Nicaragua was featured as one of the top tourist destinations for American travelers in 2013. Click below to watch the video. Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

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Nicaraguan Tourism up Nearly 12 Percent

Posted on 18. Dec, 2012 by .

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Although the past few decades saw Nicaragua embroiled in political turmoil that limited investments from other countries, things have definitely taken a turn for the better with foreign investments in many sectors.

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Surfing in Nicaragua

Surf, Stingrays and Snorkeling in Nicaragua

Posted on 11. Dec, 2012 by .

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Nicaragua covers about 50,000 square miles, with about one-fifth of the area reserved for national parks and nature reserves. The Pacific Ocean is on the western side with the Caribbean Sea bordering the east. Honduras lies on the north and Costa Rica borders Nicaragua on the south.

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Absorb the Beauty, Beaches and Activities in Nicaragua

Posted on 30. Oct, 2012 by .

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Nicaragua is the largest country located in Central America on the coastlines of the Caribbean Sea and the North Pacific Ocean. Costa Rica is to the southeast and Honduras to the northwest of this beautiful kingdom. Managua is its capital, with one quarter of the nation’s population.

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Couple on Beach in Nicaragua

Interesting Places In Nicaragua That Everyone Should See

Posted on 18. Oct, 2012 by .

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The country of Nicaragua is getting more and more tourism every year. It is quickly becoming the next place to travel to and explore. There are resorts that rival the best in the world, such as the Gran Pacifica, and some of the oldest places that mankind has walked upon are within this mysterious country. There are places in the country of Nicaragua that no one should go without seeing.

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The Most Interesting Places in Nicaragua

Posted on 04. Sep, 2012 by .

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The Most Interesting Places in Nicaragua Finding interesting and unique places to visit in Nicaragua isn’t hard. After all, few other countries on Earth have the lush jungles, colorful cities, splendorous beaches and vast history that Nicaragua boasts. From its vibrant capital of Managua to the beautiful beaches of the country’s Caribbean coastline, Nicaragua offers no shortage of exhilarating places to visit. Interesting places in Nicaragua can be found in every corner of the nation and always offer something unique to see or fun to do.

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