The Caribbean coast of Nicaragua doesn’t have any beaches or places where the normal tourists end up, but is very beautiful and interesting in it’s own way. Here you can find amazing rivers and small villages with different indigenous people from Nicaragua, like the Miskito. If you still want to see tropical beaches you only need to go out to the islands outside the coast and you will find your postcard vacation.
Note that when traveling with ferry or steamboat you sometimes need to show your passport, and a copy of it is not always enough.
The following pictures I took while flying in a small airplane from Puerta Cabeza to Bluefields, along the Nicaraguan Caribbean coast (east coast).
Long thin rivers like the one going to Rama