Pearl Cays

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The Pearl Cays (Spanish: Cayos de Perlas) is a group of 18 cays located about 35 kilometers from Laguna de Perlas off the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua.[1] They are part of the RAAS autonomous region. The Pearl Cays are covered with vegetation and are lined with white sand beaches. They are an important nesting site for turtles, including the endangered Hawksbill turtle.[2]


  1. ^ "The Pearl Cays". Moon Handbook: Nicaragua. Retrieved 6 September 2007. 
  2. ^ "The Pearl Cays: Caribbean Jewels". ViaNica. Retrieved 6 September 2007. 

Coordinates: 12°28′N 83°23′W / 12.467°N 83.383°W / 12.467; -83.383