OMETEPE, NICARAGUA

Spectacular hikes, inviting waterfalls, superb kayaking, and pre-columbian petroglyphs

Come for:​

  • Spectacular hikes up the island's twin volcanic peaks (Volcán Concepción and Maderas)

  • Beautiful natural springs, waterfalls, and lagoons as well as laid-back beaches

  • Superb kayaking trips among abundant wildlife, highlighting by the howler monkey

  • Pre-Colombian petroglyphs and stone carvings, scattered across the island

Do not expect:​

  • Lots of nightlife and partying - Ometepe is relatively quiet in the evenings

  • The volcanoes to be particularly active - you are better off heading to Masaya to see lava

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