Tuapi: Where the river meets the sea

Tuapi is an indigenous fishing village located just 30 minutes North of Puerto Cabezas. It is an easily accessible retreat and is a great destination for day trips or short stays.

The quaint village is located where the freshwater Tuapi River empties into the sea. The community's swimming holes are a favorite weekend getaway for townspeople looking to escape for an afternoon of swimming and relaxation.

Tuapi is a perfect destination for visitors who want to experience a Miskito village but do not have the time or desire to travel long distances. Its vicinity to Puerto Cabezas, the abundant nature and original culture make it a great place to visit.

Day trips to Tuapi start at $150 and include:

  • Lunch and private transportation to and from Tuapi
  • Purified drinking water
  • Local guides and a medically trained English speaking tour director
  • A tour of town and walks in the area including the Tuapi River

While in Tuapi, these activities could make your stay more interesting. Please contact us for details:

  • Swim in the Tuapi river
  • Fish in both salt and freshwater
  • Float the river in a Packraft
  • Walk along the river to the beach
  • Stay the night with a Miskito Family
  • Explore the Karlowan Lagoon
  • Visit the Tuapi Village
  • Eat exotic Miskito foods
  • Learn the history from village elders
  • Paddle a dugout canoe on the river
  • Ride a horse on the beach
  • Drink coconuts in the shade

Overnight stays in a private home with a Miskito family can be arranged. Contact us for details.