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Top Choice Seafood in Bluefields

Cevicheria El Chino

Don't leave Bluefields without trying El Chino's marvelous ceviche, prepared fresh every day and served in small polystyrene cups, alongside an array of auto parts at this unremarkable grocery shop. Choose from shri…
Top Choice Club in Bluefields

Four Brothers

Dance up a storm to dancehall, country and reggae on the wooden dance floor at this legendary disco ranch, comfortable in the knowledge that your dignity is protected by the extremely low-wattage lighting. It doesn'…
Top Choice Cafe in Bluefields

Galeria Aberdeen

Feeling just a tad too chic for grimy Bluefields, this light-filled, split-level cafe serves real coffee in addition to panini, pasta dishes, salads and other meals you won't find anywhere else. There's also a great…
Top Choice Cultural in Bluefields

Palo de Mayo

Nicaragua's best street party simmers along throughout May with a series of neighborhood fiestas and cultural events. The highlights are the energetic Carnival on the last Saturday of the month and the closing Tulul…
Top Choice Cultural Center in Bluefields

Waiku Centro de Arte

This excellent social project is run by two English-speaking activists, Greta and Yesi, whose small arts center displays painting, handicrafts, clothing and jewellery for sale, made by members of all six ethnic grou…
Top Choice Museum in Bluefields

Museo Histórico Cultural de la Costa Caribe

Learn about the Caribbean region's diverse cultures with a visit to this fascinating museum, which contains an interesting mix of historical items from the pre-Columbian era and British rule, including a sword belon…
Caribbean in Bluefields

Bay View Bar & Restaurant

On the top floor of the Hotel Casa Royale, the Bay View offers exactly that – great vistas over the enormous lagoon and a perfect vantage point for watching the pangas come and go. Service is formal, on white linen …
Nicaraguan in Bluefields

Pelican Bay

At the end of the Pointeen peninsula, this well-situated restaurant has an elevated, breezy balcony with fantastic views across the bay to El Bluff. The house specialty is seafood, and the mixed plate (US$12.50), fe…
Church in Bluefields

Moravian Church

This large concrete church is Bluefield's most iconic building, constructed to the exact specifications of the 1849 wooden original, which was destroyed by Hurricane Juana in 1985. Like all churches of the order, it…
Nature Reserve in Bluefields

Reserva Silvestre Greenfields

This privately managed, 284-hectare wildlife reserve near the village of Kukra Hill has tracts of both mangroves and jungle, and offers a variety of activities including canoeing, swimming and hiking. Advanced reser…