Volcanoes, monkeys and beaches…what’s not to love about Isla de Ometepe?

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In truth, not a lot. Isla de Ometepe is an incredible volcanic island located in the middle of Lago Nicaragua in the south west corner of Nicaragua. It looks like a fantasy island, something you might see in a movie about ‘lost worlds’: the island is literally two giant volcanoes (one still active) connected by a thin strip of land formed by a lava flow from a previous eruption.

The land that skirts the volcanoes is home to a few villages that house the local community and, increasingly, international travellers who come in search of peace and quiet, black sand beaches, wildlife and adventure. Clearly no one has considered that one of the volcanoes could go ‘bang’ at any moment…that would be an adventure!

The volcanoes dominate the landscape. You can see one-or-the-other, or both at the same time, almost everywhere you go on the island. Both are climbable, but…

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