Trip Planner: Central America / Nicaragua / Rivas Department / Isla de Ometepe / Laguna Charco Verde
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 planner to arrange your visit to Laguna Charco Verde and other attractions in Isla de Ometepe.
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Laguna Charco Verde Reviews
The Laguna, or lagoon of Charco Verde, was formed from an earlier volcanic eruption, resulting in a peaceful and quiet little lake. The area contains nature trails and opportunity to see howler monkey... more »
Op Isla de Ometepe verbleven wij in Hotel Charco Verde. In het natuurreservaat maakten we een trekking van twee uur rond de Laguna Charco Verde, waarbij we meerdere dieren gespot hebben, vooral brulap... more »We stayed at the Hotel on Isla de Ometepe Charco Verde. In the nature reserve we made a two-hour trekking around the Laguna Charco Verde, which we have spotted multiple animals, especially howler monkeys ... We also passed along Playa Bancon, a beach in a Bay, with a beautiful view of one of the volcanoes ... a true paradise!
Incredible nature walks, especially the the Piscacho trail! This extra trail has some elevation so good shoes are needed but there are beautiful views and we saw TONS of monkeys, birds, lizards and other wildlife. Truly beautiful and worth the time and extra effort.
The nature reserve has an easy trail with good volcano views, a beach with swimming possible, flowers, butterflies, howler monkeys, lizards and birds.
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