The Best Things To Do On Ometepe Island, Nicaragua
Ometepe Island is the largest island located in Lake Nicaragua & has two volcanoes. To get there. take a ferry ride (about 1 ½ hours) from Rivas.
Take a guided hike to one of the two volcanoes on the hourglass-shaped island. It’s mandatory to hike with a guide. And you’ll learn a lot having one.
Hiking up Maderas volcano in Nicaragua, the course was flat like this for quite a bit. Then got pretty steep all of a sudden!
You’ll feel a sense of accomplishment even if it is just to the overlook.
And the climb is absolutely worth the view. You can see the hourglass shape of Ometepe Island from here.
Have lunch at one of the many local restaurants along the beach. You’ll love having a meal with a view like this.
Spend time at a beach on the island. You’ll feel more like you’re at the ocean and not a lake.
Have a local Nicaraguan beer!
Head to Ojo de Agua, a natural spring-fed swimming hole filled with crystal clear water.
While you’re here, get a Coco Loco, a rum drink that’s served in a coconut. They make them poolside.
Coco Locos are as refreshing as they are delicious and will relax you as much as the spring’s healing waters.
Swim, float, walk a tightrope, fly on the Tarzan swing, or relax poolside with a drink in hand. Whatever you do, you’ll feel so relaxed!
Go somewhere to watch the sunset. It’s the perfect end to the perfect day on Ometepe Island in Nicaragua.
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