As a biodiversity hotspot of Mesoamerica's designation, Nicaragua has abundance of biologically significant and unique ecosystems. Also, its warm tropical climate, and active volcanoes make Nicaragua an increasingly popular tourist destination.
Beaches, scenic routes, the architecture of cities, ecotourism and agritourism are the main attractions for tourists, especially the colonial cities of León and Granada are the preferred spots. Others main tourist attractions including the cities of Masaya, Rivas and the likes of San Juan del Sur, El Ostional, El Castillo, Rio San Juan, Ometepe, Mombacho Volcano, the Corn Islands. Because nearly one fifth of the territory is designated as protected areas like national parks, so eco tours, hiking adventure, Sport fishing and surfing attract many tourists to Nicaragua.