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Isla Ometepe

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All reviews san jorge ferry ride ojo de rent a scooter lake nicaragua laid back nice beaches santa cruz beautiful scenery horseback riding maderas volcano finca magdalena natural pool howler monkeys ometepe nature waterfall
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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

We stayed two nights. Climbed Volcano Concepcion. Stayed at Finca San Juan de la Isla and were guided by Ogu Ometepe ( find them on Facebook). Would definitely recommend a visit.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank John A
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We took the ferry to Isla Ometepe with our car. It cost about $50 each way but was worth it. We did horseback riding to the waterfalls and it was beautiful and worth it. We did ride for about 5-6 hours. It only cost $50...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank eden n
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Ometepe is such an nice and relaxing place to be. We've spent 3 days there, but I could have stayed much longer.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Sannev670
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

One of the most amazing things to do in Nicaragua! Isla of Ometepe is a paradise in the middle of the Great Lake. It has two volcanoes. One call Concepcion which is the highest and one called Maderas. I climb Maderas with 7 other people...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank 33033peluche
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Ometepe is a great place to visit! I really liked to drive around with the Motorcycle. What I did: - kayaking in the sunset - hike to the waterfall - drive around with motorcycle - visit a small beach - full day hike to Vulcano...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank MrGlobing
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Lots of rain but a fun place to stay, loads of things to do and definitely worth a visit. If you have your own transport you can find better value accommodation further into the island. The whole island is worth exploring, go off the beaten...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank nicola r
Reviewed 28 August 2017

The best way to enjoy free from tours is to rent a bike and drive everywhere. Many of the roads are quite rocky I wouldnt rent a scooter. We rented a bike for about 26 USD for a day the trick is that you have...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Yamir C
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

The island is beautiful and definitely worth a visit. Rent a scooter or motorcycle and go around yourself, it requires a few days to be explored fully and the climb to the two volcanoes is challenging due to the hot weather. Don't miss the butterflies...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Diegofox
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place but hard to get around so plan your stay for longer when you want to see several things. Two volcanoes, rivers, jungle, but also just the plain beach. Would recommend!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Josefine S
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Where to start...we spent 8 days on the isla staying with a friend who has a finca near Santa Cruz. Highlights: - rain forest, waking up every morning to the sound of the birds and monkeys - stand up paddle boarding on Lake Nicaragua almost...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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29 January 2018|
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Response from Jo08 | Reviewed this property |
It is possible, but it would make for a long and rushed day, as others suggested. My family and I hired a driver to take us to the ferry. Because we were on Ometepe for several days, we did not hire a guide. Ometepe... More
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8 January 2018|
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Response from WorldTraveler_and_Co | Reviewed this property |
There are several ferries that go to Ometepe, we caught one at 11:00 am in San Jose and the ride takes about an hr. If you rent the car in Managua you could take it in the ferry with you, but you don’t really need a car in... More
27 May 2017|
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Response from Bngraves | Reviewed this property |
I am so sorry for the delay I hope I didn't miss you! If you hike volcano maderas you are in the JUNGLE. It doesn't get more up close and authentic than that!