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Ometepe, Nicaragua. Living in harmony with the four elements.

Ometepe island, a wonderful destination to enjoy and relax

by harrypAbout Me:open-hearted, adventurous, nature enthusiast person from Hampshire read more

North AmericaNicaragua1 day / April 2022

Highs & Lows

Hiking Maderas volcano

Hiking back down from Maderas volcano

Q & A

  • What would you have changed?

    I spent 3 weeks there as I was volunteering at a hostel, but I’d recommend 1 week or less being enough.

  • Anything go wrong during the trip?


  • How was the food?

    Cafe Campastre in Santa Cruz. I’d recommend any of the curries, they’re some of the best I’ve had anywhere in the world.

  • Packing tips?

    Pack hiking shoes for the trek!

  • Transportation Tips?

    Rent a scooter or motorbike! Other than the unreliable chicken bus it’s the only way to get around.

  • Any surprises?

    How big the island was and with everything so spread out this makes it very difficult to get from place to place.

  • Booking details?

    Book a few days in advance if possible.