Top things to do in Great Corn Island

Top Choice Beach in Great Corn Island

Long Bay

This stunner of a beach arcs from a pile-up of local fishing pangas and lobster traps to a wild, jungle-covered headland at its far end. If you’re looking for a place to snooze and swim in absolute tranquility, this…
Top Choice Pizza in Great Corn Island

Pizzeria Italia

While the restaurant doesn't look like much, these are certainly some of the best pizzas available along Nicaragua's Caribbean coast. We love the fact that there's a whole section for 'Pizzas with Garlic,' which may…
Top Choice Seafood in Great Corn Island

Big Fish

This fantastic place is run by a friendly team of locals, who give a consistently warm welcome. The menu is one of the most interesting on the island, and specialties include Jamaican jerk lobster, shrimp in jalapeñ…
Top Choice Bar in Great Corn Island

Darrien's

This all-wood open-air bar, right by the road just south of the airport, pulls a crowd when everywhere else is empty and is generally held by locals to be the best place to party on the island. It's big and the musi…
Seafood in Great Corn Island

Sea Side Grill

A friendly waterside restaurant that serves up consistently excellent seafood dishes with a choice of three sides, as well as lobster burgers and other light meals. The open-air dining area catches a good breeze and…
Bar in Great Corn Island

Island Style

The only bar and restaurant on Long Bay is of the barefoot, palm-thatched variety. It's not as popular as it once was, but draws its biggest crowds on Sunday afternoons for a soulful reggae jam after the baseball ga…
Cafe in Great Corn Island

Chillin Cafe

Above one the island's most popular diving schools, Chillin Cafe is a top place to have a meal or a drink before, during or after a long day on the water. It serves up breakfast all day, offers a selection of light …
Cultural in Great Corn Island

Fiesta del Cangrejo

Great Corn Island's big party celebrates the emancipation of the island's slave population on August 27 with parades, concerts, beauty contests and lots of delicious crab soup. Most events are focused around the bas…
Breakfast in Great Corn Island

Relax

Between South End and Sally Peachie, halfway around the island from the dock, Relax is a reliable bar-restaurant serving good home-cooked Caribbean breakfasts, as well as more substantial meals. The 2nd-floor open-a…
Beach in Great Corn Island

Southwest Bay

The most popular beach on Great Corn, Southwest Bay has calmer, more sheltered water than at most other beaches on the island, though the area is more developed, with several hotels, guesthouses and restaurants lini…