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Little Corn Island

  • (no stars)
  • 10+ km
  • Moderate
  • Average
  • 2-3 days

A picturesque little island in the Caribbean

Little Corn Island, Nicaragua
Lots and lots of seafood

A trip to Nicaragua isn’t complete without a visit to Little Corn Island. Located in the Caribbean, the pace here in Little Corn Island is very relaxed.


There are only a couple of restaurants, and a few bars on the island. While there are no motorized vehicles on the island, the entire perimeter of the island can be walked in under four hours.


You can spend the day touring the island, and finding your own little private cove to spend the day in. You can swim for hours in the crystal clear Caribbean water without ever seeing another person. Most restaurants, bars and hotels have snorkeling gear available for rent for around five dollars. A the couple of dive shops will certify you and take you for a half-day scuba dive for less than a $100.


While on the island, be prepared to eat a lot of seafood. Most families on the island fish, and all kinds of seafood can be bought right from the boats when they come in from. Lobster, fish, shrimp and octopus are in abundance here and cost next to nothing.


Getting to Little Corn Island can be a bit of a hassle, but once you’re there it’s worth ever minute on the ferry.



How to get there

Ferries leave twice a day from Big Corn Island at 9:30am and 4:30pm