Ometepe Island & San Juan del Sur
Volcanoes, Lake Nicaragua & Pacific Beach
5 days – 4 nights
This special trip designed for travelers who visit via Costa Rica includes the warm Pacific Ocean waters of San Juan del Sur and the spectacular Ometepe Island. San Juan del Sur is Nicaragua’s most famous coastal destination with lots of activities possible for the traveler. In this trip we offer a private half-day sailing trip on a 41 yacht to enjoy Nicaragua’s virgin coast and great sea life. This trip also features the great Lake Nicaragua and the unique dual-volcano island of Ometepe, an international biosphere reserve and home to great nature, hiking, mountain biking and archaeology.
Granada and Ometepe Island Tour Itinerary
DAY 01: PEÑAS BLANCAS, COSTA RICA – OMETEPE ISLAND, LAKE NICARAGUA
Greeting by English speaking guide in Peñas Blancas, Costa Rica and private transfers north to the fresh water port of San Jorge for public ferry the world’s largest volcanic lake island, Isla de Ometepe. Dock greeting on the island and transfer to the private lake front fruit hacienda San Juan de la Isla for lodging in beach front cabin.
DAY 02: OMETEPE ISLAND – CULTURE TOUR OR VOLCANO CLIMB
Breakfast at hotel and private culture and archaeology tour of the island or guided climb of one of the island’s two volcanoes, Volcán Maderas or Volcán Concepción with lunch in route or on the mountain. Lodging at San Juan de la Isla.
DAY 03: OMETEPE ISLAND – SAN JUAN DEL SUR
Breakfast at Hotel and transfer to dock for ferry to San Jorge. Dock greeting on the mainland and private transfer to San Juan del Sur for lodging at the very comfortable Pelican Eyes Resort and Spa.
DAY 04: SAN JUAN DEL SUR – PACIFIC SAILING TRIP
Breakfast and half-day private sailing yacht trip with crew to deserted beach. Breakfast and lodging at Pelican Eyes Resort and Spa.
DAY 05: SAN JUAN DEL SUR – PEÑAS BLANCAS, COSTA RICA
Breakfast at Hotel and transfer south to the border Costa Rica at Peñas Blancas, end of services.
Ometepe and San Juan de Sur Costa Rica Extension Tour includes:
- All transfers in private vehicle with a/c and professional driver
- All driver expenses
- Assistance of an English speaking guide on Days 1,2 & 3
- All guide expenses
- 2 nights lodging at Hotel San Juan del la Isla on Ometepe Island
- 2 nights lodging at Hotel Pelican Eyes Resort and Spa in San Juan del Sur
- Breakfasts and one lunch on Ometepe Island
- Private 4x4land transfers on Ometepe
- Public RT ferry to and from Ometepe
- Guided culture/archaeology tour of Ometepe or guided Maderas Volcano Climb
- Private half-day sailing trip on yacht in Pacific Ocean with crew
- 17% taxes on all hotel nights
Ometepe and San Juan del Sur Tours are private and can start and finish any day of the year.
Nicaragua Tour costs depend on the number of travelers in your party; please specify number when requesting a quote.
Custom Nicaragua tour itineraries are available upon request.
Costa Rica Extension tour to Nicaragua does not include: Drinks, lunch or dinner. International flights or border taxes. Guide assistance on days 4 and 5. Travel insurance, tips, visas, or medical treatment.