With a population of 44k inhabitants, Surface of 4700 square kilometers and to 383 of the capital city of managua.
Bluefilds in Spanish means Blue Fields, named after the Dutch pirate Blauveldt or Bleeveldt, who visited the bay in 1602 and Escobio as the center of operations for its tactical advantages and wonderful natural beauty. In the city of Blueflields converge diverse ethnicities and traditions , As well as cultures and different languages of a rich mix of laborious and kind men and women who open their doors and hearts to their visitors.
It should be noted that the prices of the flight tickets vary according to seasons and it is recommended to call in advance to make reservations. The flight takes just over an hour, Bluefields have an excellent airport, municipal pier, paved streets, comfortable hotels and restaurants, ground transportation, a regional hospital, private clinics, nightclubs, casino and ranches where you can enjoy Caribbean music .
It is worth mentioning that water transport companies are located in front of the last bus stop. After paying for the panga, the right to use the port must also be paid and the trip is finally undertaken.
From Managua to El Rama, the distance is 292 km. Once in El Rama, travelers should go to one of the water transportation companies and pay for the space in a panga that navigates the waters of the hidden river towards the city of Bluefields. This is a journey of 88 km, the journey is comfortable and it takes about two and a half hours according to the chosen transport.
An important detail is that the pangas undertake their journey once they are filled with the maximum amount of 20 passengers, the last of them leaves at 3:30 pm only if it is filled, otherwise the trip is canceled, that is why Vital to arrive in advance.
how to get there
To this city can be reached from Managua by land and air, In the international airport augusto C Sandino depart daily flights of the airline La Costeña.
Although the trip by land is longer, it is worth going to Bluefields by this means, Buses depart daily from the Mayoreo Markets and Ivan Montenegro, located in the city of Managua, the first of them leaves for the city of El Rama at three am, the trip that oscillates between five and seven hours and continues to leave every hour.