You will fall in love with this island. We have put together a thorough guide, an overview of the best hostels in Ometepé. Here we cover many more details like prices, get around and such. The coolest backpacker hostels in Ometepe are:
In Ometepe, Hostel Life is Good is one of the best place to stay if you’re a traveller wishing to sit and relax. The hostel has quickly become a top choice for visitors visiting Nicaragua because of its charming, peaceful, and familiar atmosphere.
Concepcion Volcano and San Juan Beach are both easily accessible on foot from the hostel (only a twenty-minute drive). While getting about is still a hassle, tourists have the option of taking the bus or exploring at their own pace by renting a scooter, motorcycle, or ATV.
If you’re travelling to Ometepe Island with a group, Hospedaje Soma is a gorgeous place to stay and could well be the best-kept secret in Moyogalpa. This hostel is great for large parties, small families, and romantic getaways. You may choose from two large cabins, luxury queen rooms, dorm rooms, or ordinary accommodations at Hospedaje Soma.
The large cottages are great for groups of people or couples in need of some alone time. A single bed, a queen bed, solar hot water showers, a private veranda with plenty of seating, and a hammock are all included in each cabin.
A trip to Nicaragua’s El Pital Chocolate Paradise will be unforgettable for those in search of a relaxing beach vacation. The beach hostel’s cosy cottages and dormitories are designed to harmoniously coexist with their natural surroundings.
In order to keep guests active and interested throughout their stay, the hostel offers a full schedule of activities. There are chocolate excursions, seminars, movie evenings, Reggae Nights every Wednesday, Sunday house parties, and Friday and Saturday night bonfire raves for the guests to enjoy.
The San Juan del Sur forest is home to the eco-friendly Dreamsea Surf Camp. The main building has three floors, a friendly atmosphere, a restaurant, a bar, a lounge, a front desk, a place to hang out, and a room for yoga lessons on the third floor.
There are 10 elevated cabanas at Dreamsea Surf Camp. Five of them are suites with private bathrooms, three are dorm rooms, and two are for two people.
This super social hostel has parking, towels, bedsheets, Wi-Fi (in the lobby and common areas), luggage storage, airport pickup, 24-hour security, and more.
Oh, and as the name implies, it is a fantastic Surf School, too! They offer different packages from daily surfing, weekly packages etc. On top, they also offer Yoga classes. Last but not least, the bar and swimming pool. The photos speak for themselves.
Puk’s Palace is a simple party hostel for a solo traveler or a partier. Up in the hills, the hostel has one pool that makes a great instagrammable sunset spot.
Take advantage of the free shuttles that go in and out of town. While you shouldn’t need to leave the hostel, you are always welcome to explore San Juan del Sur and its beach, boutiques, and restaurants.
Salt Water Hostel is another place for partiers and solo travelers. Located in the heart of San Juan del Sur, you have access to any store, ATM, supermarket, boutique, or bar nearby. Not only that, but you are close to the beaches, and the hostel offers a shuttle service to ensure safe visits.
Whether you want to relax and read a book from the bookstore or go out and party, the Salt Water Hostel has it all.