La Via Verde 
Organic Farm / Bed & Breakfast 


A Little History:

Our names are Darrin and Eileen and we are originally from California. We came to Nicaragua for the first time in 1998 and fell in love with Ometepe. Having travelled abroad each winter for years we were charmed by it's beauty, the friendliness of the locals and the simplicity of life. We had always dreamed of growing our food organically and thought this might be the place we were looking for to make that dream a reality. The next year we returned to look into the possiblity of buying land and bought our farm in April 2001. Since then it has been an amazing journey of learning about this new life we have chosen.

We invite you to come stay with us and share in the magic of Ometepe, the Island of Peace.

Is Ometepe for You?

Ometepe is beautiful and has remained relatively undeveloped. This makes it a special place in the world, but it is not for everyone.


Please be aware that the journey to our side of the island is not easy...it is long, much of the road is unpaved, bumpy and dusty or muddy depending on the season. There are no banking facilities, no grocery stores, no sidewalks, no streetlights, etc. The raw beauty of Ometepe has it's drawbacks for some and if you have mobility issues the rough terrain can really be a problem. Also, if you have serious health problems please be aware that the island has only very basic health services and limited stock in it's pharmacies and both of these are at least an hour away from our farm.


All that said, Ometepe is gorgeous. You can enjoy the beauty of nature. The air is clean. People are still connected with the growing of their own food. If you are really looking to get away from it all and want to experience something different from your life at home then this is the place for you!


We offer you a place to enjoy nature in comfort with personalized attention.  A place to relax away from all the distractions of the technological world, a chance to reconnect with nature, yourself and/or those you are travelling with.