The five best things to do on Ometepe Island

Nadia and Mike are a couple of travelers who love to explore the world and so far have ventured to know more than 60 countries. They also write their experiences and publish them on their blog. Couple Travel the World and Instagram.

While in Nicaragua they made a visit to Ometepe Island and wrote a travel guide where they present the best things to do on the island, give information on where to stay, where to find the most delicious breakfast in Central America and how to get there to the paradise island.

We present you a summary of the guide prepared by foreigners, a top five.

Hikes to the Concepción volcano or the Maderas

Both excursions are not for heart or weak heart patients as they are demanding and take an entire day to complete. The ideal is to book a tour with one of the island’s tour guides, either in Moyogalpa or Altagracia, because they know the ascent and descent routes well.

Swimming in the crystal clear waters of Ojo de Agua

The water from the natural spring called Ojo de Agua, on Ometepe Island provides a refreshing escape from the island’s heat in a beautiful jungle setting. Here they can bathe in fresh water and drink fresh coconuts “enriched” with white rum and jumping from rope swings.

Walk to Charco Verde with howler monkeys

Another great tour is to visit the destination Charco Verde. There are numerous excursions around it, it is about a 45 minute walk to reach the Mirador del Diablo, a viewpoint over the Charco Verde Resort. If you have extra time you can go kayaking on the lake.

Explore the San Ramón waterfall

Another thing worth doing in Ometepe is a three-hour walk to the San Ramón waterfall. This hike is a combination of jungle paths and trails with a refreshing waterfall as the final destination.

Take an iconic photo of Ometepe Island

You cannot visit Ometepe without stopping at the Punta Jesús María sandbar to take in panoramic views of the two famous Ometepe volcanoes.

Recommendations: Get to know Moyogalpa, the largest town on the island and it is where you dock if you take the ferry from Rivas, here are the majority of lodgings, restaurants and dining rooms.

For example, backpackers to stay pay between $ 5 and $ 10 dollars. There are more comfortable between $ 30 and $ 50 dollars per night, and even more where you will pay between $ 60 and $ 100 dollars.

The couple who produced the Ometepe travel guide on their blog also write travel tips, travel resources and the best destinations.

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