How much do things cost in Leon & surrounding area?

* Conversion based on an exchange rate of 22.9 Cordobas for 1 USD.

Item Description USD Cordobas
Monthly Rent 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom partially furnished house on the beach 350.00 8015
Bus Fare Poneloya to Leon; takes 1 hour 0.45 10
Taxi Fare Poneloya to Leon; takes 15 minutes 10.92 250
Chicken Dinner for Two & 1 Litre of Tona Purchased at Tip Top; Nicaragua’s version of KFC 12.36 283
Pineapple Bought fresh in Poneloya 0.70 15
Roasted Chicken Just like you get at the Co-Op – only better; purchased at the supermarket 2.95 67.50
1 small cucumber Purchased at the supermarket 0.35 8
1/2 litre milk Purchased at the local corner store 0.52 12
Bottled Water 5 gallons 1.97 45
12 pack of Tona Purchased at the supermarket 8.86 203
1 can Tona Purchased at a restaurant in Poneloya 0.87 20
1 bottle red wine 750 ml Cabernet Sauvignon; Chilean Wine 5.46 125
1 litre of Tona Purchased at the local corner store 1.66 38
Benadryl (Difenhidramina Clohidrato) 20 – 50 mg pills 0.87 20
Antibiotics (Ciprofloxacina) 10 – 500 mg pills 1.31 30
50 pack sandwich bags Ziploc brand 2.51 57.45
Roll of Aluminum Foil 25 square feet 1.08 24.70
Liquid Laundry Soap Cheer Brand; 16 loads 4.60 105.30
4 pack of toilet paper Charmin’ Premium Jumbo Rolls 2.88 66

 

Posted on December 19, 2011, in Cost of Living and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. Awesome, I’m so happy for you two on your whole adventure!!

  2. You had me at Chilean cab sauv for under $6.

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