Parque El Cerrito del Faro

Caribbean Coast

A small park on the upper level of town offering fantastic views over the surrounding mountains.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Caribbean Coast attractions

3. Cueva Santo Domingo

7.25 MILES

A tough 4km hike from town, this cave is an old Sandinista stronghold with many petroglyphs left by the previous indigenous residents. It's not well…

4. Sitio Arqueologico La Laguna


Around 10km from Boaco, this archaeological site is only just beginning to be investigated and features a number of petroglyphs in stones scattered around…

5. Reserva Hídrica Municipal La Chorrera

11.34 MILES

A community-run nature reserve designed to protect the town's water supplies, this innovative project has a number of hikes marked out, including the four…

6. El Monolito de Cuapa

23.26 MILES

A massive stone monolith that rises from a hillside savanna outside Cuapa. If you walk from town, it will take about two hours to reach the peak…

7. Virgen de Cuapa Santuario

24.53 MILES

Most visitors to Cuapa come with the purpose of making a pilgrimage to this porcelain statue holding flowers in her hands, located at the entrance to town…

8. Hacienda San Jacinto

25.97 MILES

It will take a history buff to appreciate this national monument, which is a shadeless 3km walk from the closest bus stop. The early-1800s Spanish…