Ometepe Island

Ometepe Island is a breathtaking paradise situated within the Nicaragua Lake. The island takes on the shape of an inverted number eight because of the two volcanoes united by a small isthmus. These two volcanoes in the island, Concepcion and Maderas, add to the beauty and spectacle of the Ometepe Island. The volcanoes are home to rich habitats and interesting flora and fauna. Indeed, the island is one of the most enchanting and spectacular islands in the world.

The 276- square- kilometer island of Ometepe is located within the freshwater lake of Nicaragua. The island is famous for a variety of aquatic sports such as diving, snorkeling, kayaking, paragliding and fishing. There are also numerous ecological hiking trails all over the island. These trails lead to Ometepe Island’s natural habitats, which are sanctuaries of a variety of flora and fauna. The two volcanoes are also ideal for mountain biking and horseback riding activities. The island of Ometepe features lush forests, waterfalls, white sand beaches and hot springs. All these features provide a wide array of activities for tourists in the island.

During the rainy season, heavy rainfall usually takes about half an hour before it stops. After the massive rains, the bright sun greets the entirety of the island. The best months to visit Ometepe Island are November to March. During these months, tourists will have an easier time walking the trails or engaging in several other activities. Moreover, the dry months make the best time of the year for strolling along the lovely beaches on the island.