When your swaying with the tropical breezes in your hammock on Isla Ometepe, Nicaragua, you need a few items within easy reach to maintain maximum relaxation. Those items include, among others, a good book and an alcoholic beverage. In Nicaragua you can't beat a bottle of the local rum, Flor de Cana. Isla Ometepe offers a lot of day excursions that will require some winding down afterwards, such as volcano hikes, a coffee finca tour, sports fishing and motorcycle tours. Hotel Villa Paraiso offers a nice stretch of sand, comfortable rooms at all price levels and tour opportunities. (www.hotelvillaparaiso.com.ni) Daily ferries ply the waters between Granada and Isla Ometepe, delivering you to an island of adventure and relaxation.