Altagracia, Nicaragua (Isla De Ometepe)Altagracia, Nicaragua (Isla De Ometepe) If you are wanting to kickback in Nicaragua, then travel to the small town of Altagracia on the Island of Ometepe. This is a good town to have as a base camp to explore the Island. You can travel to a nice beach in Santo Domingo by a 35 minutes bus ride or explore the 2 volcanoes on the island from here. Not many people are in a rush in Altagracia and dont be surprised to find the 2 person lines in the local stores really slow. The store employees usually have better things to do than wait on you to purchase items. You can get a nice hotel here for fewer than 8 dollars and eat a nice meal in a restaurant for under 5 dollars.