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Nearly any sum of money can be invested in Nicaragua. Real estate deals are made easier for foreign investors because several well-known real estate and title companies have offices and/or offer title insurance in Nicaragua.

Most opportunities are found on the Pacific side, which is developing at the fastest rate. These opportunities include purchasing raw land; real estate developing; building vacation rentals; and starting tourism-related businesses, such as bed and breakfasts, tour companies and restaurants.

Here are our top five opportunities in Nicaragua:


  • Pacific Beachfront: $20,000–$300,000
    San Juan del Sur is the most popular destination, but there are developments all the way up the Pacific.
  • Historic Colonials: $20,000+
    Granada’s market is the most established, but Leon is quickly gaining popularity.
  • Lakefront Properties: $30,000–$100,000
    Laguna de Apoyo, because of its location and mineral water, is the most popular lakefront investment.
  • Bed and Breakfasts: $100,000–$1,000,000
    There are very few bed and breakfasts in the country, but aggressive tax incentives are changing that quickly.
  • Land Development: $200,000–$10,000,000+
    The resource most lacking in Nicaragua is money. Developments are popular high return investments