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Isla de Ometepe Things to See and Do

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Most of Ometepe's activities revolve around the area's stunning natural beauty and ecological diversity. Don't miss Charco Verde, Ojo de Agua or one of the many organizad treks up the volcanoes. Some people come to Ometepe just to relax, and the island has some great beaches. Playa Santo Domingo is a prime spot with a row of hotels and restaurants. There's enough here to occupy any traveler for several days.

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10 Jun 2009

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Volcán Maderas Hike

Volcán Maderas Hike

Volcán Maderas is Ometepe's junior volcano, rising up just 1394 meters, but can offer climbs that are just as challenging as Volcán Concepción....

Trekking, Hiking
Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua
Cycle to Petroglyphs

Cycle to Petroglyphs

The ride begins hilly but becomes flat and takes around 45 minutes to reach an isolated house, where there is a sign to the petroglyphs. There are...

Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua

Volcán Concepción

At a towering 1,610 meters, Volcan Concepcion is the taller of Ometepe's twin volcanoes. It's also highly active, making it the more dangerous of the...

Other Activity
Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua

El Tesoro del Pirata

El Tesoro del Pirata is a pirate-themed guesthouse, restaurant and tour operator that's a good place to rent kayaks and canoes. Cost is $3 per hour,...

Other Activity
Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua

San RamĂłn Waterfall

The San RamĂłn Waterfall is a spectacular natural wonder, and one of the highlights of a trip to Ometepe. In June 2008 the path to the waterfall had...

Other Activity
Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua


Ometepe is quite a big island, and it's unreasonable to expect to conquer the whole thing by bike. It's also important to remember that many of...

Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua


One of Ometepe's most popular activities is kayaking, particularly around the area of Charco Verde. Isla el Quiste, located just offshore, is one...

Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua


Motorbikes can be rented from most hotels, and they are an excellent way to explore the island. Early risers can cover nearly all of Ometepe's top...

Other Activity
Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua

Visiting San Marcos

It’s recommended to skip this town – it's not worth the rough trip. Although it does have some petroglyphs and a decent beach, it's located along...

Other Activity
Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua

Punto Jesus MarĂ­a

This lookout extends to the island's west and is known as the best place on Ometepe to watch the sunset. The beach isn't spectacular, but it's the...

Other Activity
Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua

Altragracia Beaches

The most popular beach near Altagracia is called Punta Taguizapa, and it's located just to the east of the city. If you head north towards the ferry...

Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua

Museo Ometepe

This small, three-room museum houses a collection of petroglyphs and ancient ceramic pots excavated on Ometepe. It's not particularly stunning (how...

Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua

Ojo del Agua thermal spring

Just up from the beach on the road to Altagracia you'll see signs for this place. The Eye of the Water is confusingly described as a cold-water...

Spa/Hot Springs
Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua


These ancient stone carvings are one of Ometepe's most famous attractions. The earliest date back over 4,000 years – some of the oldest art you...

Other Activity
Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua

Circumnavigate Maderas

One fun day trip is to circumnavigate Volcan Maderas. The path around is rough, but it can be traveled easily by motorcycle, bicycle or even a...

Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua
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