Managua - Post Report Question and Answers

Is this a good city for single people? For couples? For families? Why or why not?

The single scene is a bit slow, but the only group I would not recommend Nicaragua for is families with older children. There just is not enough for the teens to do. - Dec 2021

This is a great post for couples and families. There aren't as many singles at post, but I haven't heard any complaints. - Jun 2020

I think life for singles is always more challenging overseas and Managua is no better or worse. You need to find your fun, usually through sports, church, volunteering and inviting others out. It's great for couples and families. There is a lot to do in Managua and many options for weekend trips. - Apr 2018

I'd say it's best for couples. Families can have a good time here, but there's a distinct lack of kid-friendly activities in Managua. - Mar 2012

It's not a fun city for kids -- there are not many places to take kids besides the mall, the movies and the fast food places. Singles and couples may have better times since there are restaurants and bars. - Apr 2009

Okay for families, couples and single men. For single women, it can be a challenge. - Mar 2008

Great for families and couples. Singles complain about a depleted dating pool as Nicaraguans often marry quite young. - Feb 2008

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