Top things to do in Altagracia

Island in Altagracia

Isla Grande

Close to Altagracia, this island, basically a plantain finca (farm) gone feral, is rarely visited despite being a fantastic place for birdwatching. If you’re interested, you could certainly arrange a custom trip – a…
Museum in Altagracia

Museo de Ometepe

The village's main attraction is this museum packed with information (in Spanish) about the island. (Though you’ll find a much more comprehensive collection at the Museos El Ceibo.) Non-Spanish speakers will still a…
Religious in Altagracia

Fiestas Patronales

Altagracia’s fiestas patronales (saints days) honor San Diego, whose feast day is coincidentally the same as that of Xolotl, the ancient city’s original patron deity. The party’s most famous dance, Baile del Zompopo…
Archaeological Site in Altagracia


A place to see some of the finest remaining ancient excavated statues on Ometepe is beside the Altagracia church, close to the Parque Central, where a handful of softly eroding monoliths still stand sentry.