Interesting Nicaragua Facts, Information, and FAQ
Rancho Santana is located within driving distance of two international airports that service most major airlines. There is also a small regional airport 15 minutes from the property that can be accessed commercially from Liberia, Costa Rica, or by private charter.
Below is the timetable of direct flights into Managua at present:
|Houston||United||IAH @ 9:45||MGA @ 12:06|
|Miami||American||MIA @ 12:06||MGA @ 12:49|
|Miami||Avianca||MIA @ 15:15||MGA @ 15:55|
|Miami||Avianca||MIA @ 16:25||MGA @ 17:05|
|Miami||Avianca||MIA @ 17:25||MGA @ 18:05|
|San Salvador||Avianca||SAL @ 7:20||MGA @ 8:15|
|San Salvador||Avianca||SAL @ 8:30||MGA @ 9:25|
|San Salvador||Avianca||SAL @ 9:30||MGA @ 10:25|
|Panama||Copa||PTY @ 12:32||MGA @ 13:16|
|Mexico City||AeroMexico||MEX @ 10:00||MGA @ 12:45|
|San Jose||SANSA||SJO @ 7:00||MGA @ 8:15|
Rancho Santana can arrange group or private ground transportation for guests arriving or departing from any of the above airports.
Travelers do not require COVID vaccination cards or PCR test.
If you are not a Nicaraguan citizen, you will need to purchase a tourist visa to enter the country. If entering via the land border from Costa Rica, the tourist visa costs $14 and is available for purchase upon arrival. You will also need to pay a $1 fee to the local Cardenas municipality. If arriving to the International Airport in Managua, the tourist visa costs $10 and can also be paid upon arrival.
We highly recommend having exact change to ensure an efficient border and immigration experience.
When leaving the country, you may also need a negative COVID-19 test. Protocols and requirements vary depending on what airport you will be flying out of and to which country. Our team is on hand to assist with travel arrangements and exit Covid-19 testing.
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