Laguna Charco Verde, Isla de Ometepe
(4.2/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
Verdant nature trails with looming trees, lovely dark-sanded beaches, and excellent swimming conditions await at Laguna Charco Verde. Access the lush greenery here via a short walking trail, and then enjoy swimming in the calm waters. Note that while the water appears murky, this is not due to lack of sanitation but rather the sediments from the bottom of the lake mixing with the water. Local legend tells of an ancient, lanky witch called Chico Largo, who occasionally appears in the lake to go fishing. Use our Isla de Ometepe trip itinerary maker to visit Laguna Charco Verde on your trip to Isla de Ometepe, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • We have been very surpised. They realy did a great job to prepare a very lovely place. Especially the Butterfly House we enjoyed very much. We have been there in the morning and we were allone and cou...  more »
  • Ometepe is abundant with nature compared to other places on the mainland. This is an easy loop around a swamp or lake, whatever you'd like to call it. Definitely recommended to see the creatures, espe...  more »
  • It begins with a young woman at the reception, all smiles, which explains the course, because several routes are possible, depending on the time you have available and the difficulty of the trails. It starts with the enclosure to butterflies and birds, great! Then traversed a garden where the flowers are beautiful. Then enter the forest. My wife and I drove all the trails by taking our time. We saw birds, monkeys, butterflies and iguanas. Very good time, including the break on the beautiful beach. Pretty small watchtowers overlooking the lagoon. The steepest trail has allowed us to see monkeys close enough.
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