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Destination guide

Get marooned in Corn Island

A paradise for scuba divers, Corn Island is nothing short of kaleidoscopic. The tiny archipelago is surrounded by some of the best dive sites, not just in the Caribbean, but in the world. You've got 2 options when it comes to accommodation. There's Big Corn, a bustling island filled with breezy seafood restaurants, palm-thatched beach bars and colorful Creole houses. Then there's Little Corn, an island that meets every definition of a tropical paradise. Expect gorgeous beaches, sun-dappled coconut groves and not a car in sight. Whichever you choose, Corn Island vacation rentals provide an ideal setting for living out your Robinson Crusoe daydreams.

Things to do

Catch Caribbean tunes on Big Corn Island

While footprint-free beaches are the biggest draw on Corn Island, you'll also find a handful of quirky attractions. If the streets of Big Corn feel a little deserted, simply head up to the Baseball Field, where you'll find half the island cheering on local teams. Housed in an old wooden building, Culture House is another hidden gem on Great Corn. The pocket-sized museum is filled with island memorabilia and serves as a jam-session venue for locals in the evenings.

Activities

Devour fresh seafood in Corn Island

Whether you're a seasoned PADI pro, or a total beginner, Corn Island dive shops cater to every level. You'll find them on both Big Corn and Little Corn. Get your logs ready because you're guaranteed to spot nurse sharks, manta rays, eagle rays, tropical fish and a host of colorful nudibranchs. Seafood fiends will be in their element, with both islands serving up a smorgasbord of grilled lobster, BBQ shrimp, creamy fish curries and other local specialties. Penciled in a rest day? With swaying hammocks and lush gardens, Corn Island vacation rentals are the perfect place to catch a little R&R.

Weather

Catch the Corn Island sweet spot

Most visitors arrive in the Nicaraguan summer, which spans from December to May. Like the rest of the Caribbean, Corn Island enjoy months on end of sunshine. While May to November is technically green season, months like September and October have emerged as Corn Island sweet spots. You'll beat the crowds and have every chance of clear skies and calm water. Temperatures hover around the 80s and 90s throughout the year, which means that if the sun's out you can always hit the beach.

Natural features

Caribbean vibes on Corn Island

Set 40 miles off the coast of Nicaragua, Corn Islands are a bucket list destination for intrepid travelers. They sit in the Caribbean Sea and are fringed by sugar-white beaches and aquamarine coves. Just steps from the sand, Corn Island vacation rentals make it easy to get your sun fix. When you're not basking on the beach, you can stroll down sandy paths, wander through coconut groves and explore tangled jungle trails. Lobster fishing is the biggest industry, so gear up for a smorgasbord of excellent and amazingly affordable seafood. Traveling between the 2 islands? Boats depart daily and make the trip in around half an hour.

How many vacation rentals are available around Corn Island, NI?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 9 vacation rentals around Corn Island. From 5 house rentals to 2 cabin rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent an oceanfront property in Corn Island?

Oh I do like to be beside the seaside... said everyone ever. Find the ideal shared setting for you and your buddies and you'll be well on your way to basking in beachy bliss! Vrbo has 4 beachside vacation rentals. Of course, that might not suit everyone. Luckily, Vrbo has oodles more options, including:

  • 4 ocean-view vacation rentals.
  • 4 beachfront vacation rentals.
  • 3 beach vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in Corn Island?

Our house vacation rentals are real properties for real travelers. Providing plenty of space to spread out, they're perfect for those who want to live like a local. There are 5 options listed on Vrbo. Prices start at $100 per night. Perhaps your loved ones would rather lay their heads down in a hotel? At the moment there are 2 available, with a starting price of just $18 per night.

Can I stay in Corn Island in a large group?

Whether you're setting off on a getaway with the whole family or spending a week away with all your old school mates, it's always lots of fun hanging out in a new place together! And the good news is that Vrbo has places to suit you. House vacation homes are the preferred choice here for large groups of guests. Our extensive database currently has 1 available. In this area, the rental options that can host a large group include:

  • Are there 6 in your family? No worries! We've got 2 vacation homes that will fit a crew of that size. You can secure one from just $335 per night.
  • Or, if you're hunting for a place that will comfortably fit 13 people, we have 2 available. You're looking at a starting price of $225 a night.

So get ready to go on a memorable getaway with all your pals!