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Rivas is a department of the Republic of Nicaragua. It covers an area of 2,155 km² and has a population of 166,900 (2005 census). The department's capital is the city of Rivas.OverviewRivas is known for its fertile soil and beautiful beaches. Throughout the department, there are many sugar cane, plantain, tobacco, and other crop plantations. The department borders Lake Nicaragua to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west. The southern part of the department borders with Costa Rica. A small fishermen village, called San Juan del Sur, has turned into a popular tourist attraction because of the great beaches in the area. Another major tourist attraction is Ometepe, a large volcanic island inhabited by about 32,000 people (2005 census).Municipalities Altagracia Belén Buenos Aires Cárdenas Moyogalpa Potosí Rivas San Jorge San Juan del Sur TolaWith the Inspirock international travel planner, Rivas Department and other destinations across the globe can be made central to your personalized travel plans.
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Top Rivas Department tours
$49 BOOK WITH VIATOR Climbing the Concepción volcano in Ometepe Climbing the Concepción volcano in Ometepe
Duration: 8 hours
$25 BOOK WITH VIATOR Rent of scooters, motorcycles and ATV's. Rent of scooters, motorcycles and ATV's.
Duration: 1 to 20 days
$417 BOOK WITH VIATOR Waterfall, sloth expedition, frogs Blue River also in Costa Rica and Nicaragua Waterfall, sloth expedition, frogs Blue River also in Costa Rica and Nicaragua
Duration: 6 hours
$100 BOOK WITH VIATOR Horseback Riding Tour in Playa Maderas, San Juan del Sur also in Costa Rica Horseback Riding Tour in Playa Maderas, San Juan del Sur also in Costa Rica
Duration: 2 hours
$297 BOOK WITH VIATOR Spanish lesson and homestay, Lago Azul Spanish School Spanish lesson and homestay, Lago Azul Spanish School
Duration: 5 days 20 hours
$700 BOOK WITH VIATOR Full Day Private Tour to Nicaragua From Costa Rica Full Day Private Tour to Nicaragua From Costa Rica
Duration: 12 hours 15 minutes
Places to visit in Rivas Department
Isla de OmetepeTrip planner Best for: Fountain, Island, Volcano San Juan del SurTrip planner Best for: Surfing / Windsurfing / Kitesurfing, Beach, Landmark TolaTrip planner Best for: Surfing / Windsurfing / Kitesurfing, Beach, Golf Course RivasTrip planner Best for: Church, History Museum, Water Body
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