Best Places for Backpackers in Ometepe Island, Nicaragua.

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The best backpackers destinations & accommodation in Ometepe Island, Nicaragua.

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Top 19 hostels in Ometepe Island, Nicaragua.

These are the 19 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Ometepe Island, Nicaragua.

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La Urraca Loca

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La Urraca Loca

La Urraca Loca offers Wi-Fi, Spanish lessons, tours to the Maderas volcano and Concepcion volcano, activities, purified water, lockers, fans, hammocks, screens ... and a nice garden overlooking the two volcanoes. La Urraca Loca You will feel close to the local people and next to the forest. Fully...
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Hospedaje Los Chocoyos

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Hospedaje Los Chocoyos

The chocoyos is in front of the Cocibolca Lake, the only lake in the world that harbors marine species such as sharks and sawfish in freshwater, perfect for Kayak, and in front of Volcano Maderas´s entrance, 4 kilometers to the San Ramon Waterfall & 8 k to the Ojo de Agua in Tilgue. We are locate...
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Casa Mauro

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Casa Mauro

Our authentic Nicaraguan lifestyle environment will make you feel in loved with our country. Casa Mauro is a very authentic local family house in which our guest can make use of the kitchen, hammocks, terrace and garden area our rooms have most of them private bathroom fun, mosquito screen, we are k...
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Hostel Life is Good

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Hostel Life is Good

Located 15 minutes walking from the port in Moyogalpa or 5 minutes by tuk tuk (we’ll even pay for your first ride when you have a reservation with us). Life is good has both dorms and private rooms, all private rooms have an ensuite. With it’s chilled out vibes, open areas, hammocks and fibre opt...
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Hospedaje Soma

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Hospedaje Soma

The only hostel with a pool in town, Hospedaje Soma is ideally located on the edge of the port town of Moyogalpa. Our location is a short (15 minute) walk from the ferry and bus stop, and less than 5 minutes away from the restaurants, shops and banks of Moyogalpa. Being on the edge of town gives our...
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Hostal Casa Moreno

92 /100

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Hostal Casa Moreno

Hostel Casa Moreno is located on one of the most privileged corners in Moyogalpa (Ometepe Island). We have a vast experience in the hospitality sector as well as an ample knowledge about the area, elements that we do capitalize to bring the very best experience to our guests and travellers within ou...
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Hostel Lazy Crab

89 /100

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Hostel Lazy Crab

This is a happy, colourful, and super relaxed hostel in Balgue - a small town on Isla de Ometepe. - a good place to be surrounded by nature and super cool local people. We love the good tunes and good vibes :). We have a perfect location, a city block from the main road (bus stop) and few minutes...
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8
The Landing Hostel

87 /100

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The Landing Hostel

The Landing Hostel is an eclectic mix of casual elegance and backpacker affordability. We have a friendly, tri-lingual (English, Spanish, and some French) staff who want to make you comfortable in your home away from home. We offer private rooms with bath, clean dorm rooms, and a romantic cabina....
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Hostel Coco

86 /100

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Hostel Coco's

Hoste Coco´s will bring you the very best of Moyogalpa and Isla de Ometepe to let you enjoy and discover the very best of our facilities and of our location. Beyond the rooms, we have numerous amenities and services such as scooter renting, horse renting, tours through in which you will . We capita...
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10
El Zopilote

84 /100

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El Zopilote

The El Zopilote Hostel and Permaculture Farm have various types of hospitality on offer like private huts, dormitories, camping areas and hammocks. We organize many activities like free yoga 2 times a day, daily permaculture courses, cacao ceremonies, volcanoes tours, courses, massages , workshops....
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Hostel Papagayo

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Hostel Papagayo

Hostel Papagayo is a nice and chill lodging right in downtown ,running by one super friendly young local family, more than a home stay. Perfect for travelers with small budget, surrounded by atms bars ,bank and restaurant nearby. There is a kitchen available, fast speed internet ,comfortable rooms...
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12
El Pital Chocolate Paradise

83 /100

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El Pital Chocolate Paradise

Our beach hostel has spacious comfy dorms that blend perfectly with the jungle and create an authentic atmosphere. We also offer free daily yoga classes alongside other changing workshops. Guests at the hostel can enjoy a vegan breakfast and our smoothie bar that offers healthy super food smoothi...
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13
Little Morgans

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Little Morgans

Looking for some chill out time in an idyllic setting? You are in the right place! Come relax in our treehouses spread over a six acre property, filled with flowers, mango trees, coconut palm trees and animals (dogs, cats, pigs, chickens, ducks and the occasional monkey), have a swim in the lake loc...
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Hospedaje Bullshark

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Hospedaje Bullshark

Hospedaje Bullshark is a nice and comfortable lodging where you will be able to enjoy and discover the very best of Ometepe Island. We have a vasta experience in the hospitality sector and a great knowledge about the area, elements that we capitalize to bring to our guests and travellers the best po...
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Hospedaje La Penita

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Hospedaje La Penita

By visiting Hospedaje La Peñita, you are visiting a true 5th generation Ometepan family hostel. 3 generations contribute to making your stay one you won’t soon forget. Here, you can truly experience the laidback vibe of Nica life amongst the locals. Feel free to explore the island on your own...
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Chico

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Chico's Cabanas

Welcome to Chico’s Cabanas, a beautiful, peaceful getaway just outside of Moyogalpa on Ometepe Island, but close enough for convenience. Surrounded by trees and flowers, this family owned business is a great option for couples or individuals who want privacy away from the noise of town. English and...
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Caballitos Mar

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Caballitos Mar

Caballito's Mar services include lodging, bar and restaurant, and kayak tours to the Nicaragua Lake and Istian River (guests use the kayaks for free). This is a rustic infrastructure place, with a friendly and alternative atmosphere. We are located right on the shore, in Merida rural community, i...
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Monkey

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Monkey's Island Hotel Ometepe

Friend, Monkey Island's Hotel Ometepe is like paradise, why? Because it is a place where you go to rest or sleep peacefully after a long and weary journey of adventure of getting to Ometepe Island Our family has born on the island, we eat organic food from the island. We will take care of you,...
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Linda Guest House

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Linda Guest House

Two unique private Beach Guest Houses with WiFi, kitchens, all screened windows and doors, ceiling fans, clean, comfortable, lots of shelves, warm water showers, etc...lovely design with organic gardens surrounded by rock wall for privacy with just a step to the longest stretch of sandy beach on Ome...
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Megan

June 22, 2019

La Bambouseraie in Balgüe is my favorite spot. It\'s a new set of tree-top cabins in the town of Balgüe that are private with great views, private hammocks and yoga mats and the walls and furniture are handmade with bamboo. They\'re stunning and have everything you need.

Megan

September 6, 2019

La Bambouseraie in Balgüe is my favorite spot. It\'s a new set of tree-top cabins in the town of Balgüe that are private with great views, private hammocks and yoga mats and the walls and furniture are handmade with bamboo and volcanic rock. They\'re stunning and have everything you need, including speakers and a Kettle in the room.