While you could spend your entire vacation at the Ranch and never run out of things to do, guests of Rancho Santana Vacation Rentals can also enjoy guided tours to a variety of Nicaragua’s best attractions.
Let our expert guides show you around Granada, Central America’s oldest colonial city, or the lush natural beauty of Ometepe Island. Peer into the mouth of an active volcano, or learn more about the rural culture here in our area. All guided tours depart from Rancho Santana to places of interest throughout Nicaragua.
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All tours are subject to availability & advanced sign up is required. Prices are subject to an additional 15% I.V.A. Tax.
*Please note, we have a strict cancellation policy for our Off Property Tours. We kindly ask that you cancel no less than 48 hours in advance in order to avoid a 50% cancellation charge.
Drawn by year-round warm weather, colonial-era architecture and Lake Nicaragua, travelers from around the world are flocking to Granada. The tour stops at the Mombacho Volcano for zip lining followed by a tour of the historical city of Granada.
Following lunch, enjoy a boat tour around Las Isletas (the lake islands).
Recommended Apparel: Athletic apparel & footwear you are comfortable walking around in.
$130/person. Includes transportation, guide, zip lining, boat tour, lunch, and non-alcoholic beverages. Tour departs from Rancho Santana at 7am & returns at 6pm.
Located in Lake Nicaragua, Ometepe is truly a sight to behold. It is home to not one, but two volcanos, Concepcion and Maderas, which are visible from all parts of the island.
Begin your morning taking in the rich flora and fauna of the island with a short hike at Chaco Verde, then cross over to the clear freshwater springs at Ojo de Agua before grabbing lunch. Then we’ll pass by Finca Magdalena to view ancient petroglyphs and watch the sunset over Lake Nicaragua on the return ferry.
Recommended Apparel: Sporty clothes you are comfortable walking around in and don’t mind getting wet. Bring a towel and bathing suit for swimming!
$150/person. Includes guide, water springs entrance, ferry ticket, light breakfast, lunch, and non-alcoholic beverages. Tour departs from Rancho Santana at 5:30am and returns at 7pm.
Located south of Rancho Santana, San Juan del Sur has transformed from a sleepy fishing village to a premier travel destination. Now offering a mix of lively culture and tourist amenities, San Juan del Sur is quite the versatile destination.
Our morning will begin in Finca Las Nubes, where we will go off-roading in ATVs followed by zip lining through the San Juan forest, hiking and enjoying wildlife in its habitat. We’ll spend the afternoon at Treecasa resort, enjoy a wonderful lunch, and have a chance to cool off by the pool.
Recommended Apparel: Athletic apparel & footwear you are comfortable walking around in and do not mind getting wet. Swimwear.
$130/person. Includes transportation, guide, zip lining, lunch, Tree casa pool and non-alcoholic beverages. Tour departs from Rancho Santana at 8am & returns at 6pm.
Experience one of the most active volcanoes in the world right here in Nicaragua, “The Land of Lakes and Volcanoes.” We’ll begin with a 1 kilometer hike adjacent to the lava flow of Masaya Volcano’s many explosions and learn about the history of the country’s volcanic activity at the on-site museum.
Masaya Volcano’s crater is easily accessed by vehicle, offering visitors a rare and incredible view of lava bubbling in the mouth of the crater below. We’ll then tour the colonial city of Masaya, have lunch at one of their many great restaurants, and enjoy shopping at Masaya’s very own artisan market.
Recommended Apparel: Athletic apparel and comfortable walking shoes.