Archive | February, 2013

Little Corn Island Shows Signs of Growth

Laid Back: Little Corn Island is a popular escape for tourists who want to hide from civilization for a while (photo/ John Morgan)

From the Nicaragua Dispatch: LITTLE CORN ISLAND—On the northern coast of Little Corn Island, a new boutique resort is expected to open within the next few months. The Yemaya Island Retreat will feature 16 luxury cabins, each equipped with hot running water, 24-hour electricity, verandas that overlook the beach, Jacuzzis and an “organic spa.” The […]

Thinking of buying your own island?

The Pearl Cays are a beautifully fragile set of sandbars and coral reefs with a few palm trees dotting the tops, all located just off the coast of Pearl Lagoon. A few years ago locals were surprised to learn that this communal fishing area had been suddenly sold to international investors who started building houses […]