Pearl Lagoon

A great tour starts here

Getting There and Away: By Air

La Costena Airlines ( offers at least two flights daily between Managua and Bluefields (1 hour). In Bluefields you can take a taxi to the municipal dock and there is a public boat service (1 hour) to Pearl Lagoon until 4pm.

We can also arrange for one of our staff to meet you at the airport and accompany you to Pearl Lagoon, just let us know!

Getting There and Away: By Land

Express buses to El Rama depart Managua’s Terminal Ivan Montenegro at 6am and 9pm, and there are additional buses from Terminal de Mayoreo. The trip takes between 6-8 hours. From El Rama you can take a 4 hour truck to Pearl Lagoon, or a public boat to Bluefields and then another boat to Pearl Lagoon (about 3 hours).

Lodging and Dining in Pearl Lagoon

Comfortable accommodations and fantastic food

To get the most out of your Kabu Tours experience, you’ll need at least one night’s lodging in Pearl Lagoon prior to your tour. We’ve arranged for discount prices at the best guest houses in town, just contact us for availability and pricing information.

Pearl Lagoon might just be the best place in Nicaragua for fresh seafood, whether you want delicate italian pasta dishes from Casa Ulrich or traditional local staples like coconut stew, with fish, shrimp, lobster, and crab fresh from the lagoon. And you won’t stroll very far through town before your nose will lead you to fresh baked coconut bread and ginger cakes.

★ Casa Ulrich

2, 3, and 4 person rooms with AC, TVs, and a top notch restaurant right on the water.

Queen Lobster

2 and 3 person rooms with AC, TVs, waterfront restaurant, and kitchen available.

Green Lodge Guest House

Plenty of 2 and 3 person rooms with AC, TVs, open kitchen, and a restaurant located right across from the docks.

Best View Inn

Lots of 2, 3, and 4 person rooms (with a great view) and optional AC, TV, and laundry services.

★ Miss Eva's

The very best place in town for authentic local cuisine. Don’t miss the fresh lobster and ask about Eva’s “rundown!”