The famed Islets on Lake Nicaragua
Beaches—like this one in front of the Hotel Villa Paraíso—ring Ometepe Island, giving access to freshwater Lake Nicaragua (at three thousand square miles, the largest in Central America).
Smack dab in the middle of giant Lake Nicaragua lies Ometepe Island. An island formed from two volcanoes; the massive and active Concepcion Volcano, and the smaller and dormant Maderas. To get there you must take a ferry across
What to do on Isla de Ometepe, the beautiful island on Lake Nicaragua. Hike a volcano, bike to mineral springs and explore beaches
Kevin Rushby visits an artists' colony on the vast Lake Nicaragua then heads down the San Juan river in search of caimans and a lizard with divine powers