Off the east coast of Nicaragua, the snorkeling off Big Corn Island is known for its barrier reef system. While snorkeling off the Corn Islands, you may encounter turtles, dolphins, green moray eels, southern stingrays, yellow fairy basslets and angelfish.
The Corn Islands are 56 miles off the eastern coast of Nicaragua. To reach the Big Corn Island snorkeling, fly into Managua, Nicaragua, and then hop on regional carrier La Costena to Big Corn Island.
To reach Managua by air, there are flights from the USA via the international airports in Houston, Atlanta and Miami.
Overall, Big Corn Island is the 1st most popular snorkel dive spot of all 3 snorkeling dives in Nicaragua.