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Hiking Tour at Cerro Chato Hill
"Cerro Chato is the sleeping cousin of Arenal Volcano smaller greener and less prone to violent eruptions (the last one was 3500 years ago); Cerro Chato offers rigorous yet rewarding hikes to the crater lake at its summit. We begin the journey transferring us from the hotels in La Fortuna area around the Arenal Volcano to get to the entrance of the trail.There we start where you can take photos and discover the surroundings. The trail is more than a mile long and takes between three and four hours round-trip. It's steep and relatively challenging but worth it for the incredible views of the rainforest and the lagoon.Once at the top we continue descending always enclosed of a very dense forest
From $110.00
 
Arenal Hanging Bridges- Eco Farm and Luxury Hot Springs from San Jose
"Your private travel day begins with an early morning pick up in the lobby of your hotel. Travel by private vehicle through scenic mountains and rich agricultural land (3 hrs) to experience rural life in Costa Rica. Your first stop will be the hanging bridges where you will discover the rainforest surrounding in the National Park area offering views of Lake Arenal and Arenal Volcano. A total of 16 bridges covering about 2 miles (3.2 km) allows you to enjoy the attractive forest from a great vantage point. You will have a chance to see the thousands of species that inhabit this eco-system including trees flowers
From $258.00
 
3-in-1 Arenal Volcano Combo Tour: River Safari Float with La Fortuna Waterfall and Volcano Hike
"After your guide and driver pick you up from your hotel get ready to experience the ride of your life! Begin your excursion at Penas Blancas River where a Safari Float will show you the perfect complement between a filled wildlife ecosystem and the sounds of nature. The whole family will enjoy this 2-3 hour f sloths and birds as they should be watched in the wild. At the end of your the float your guide will provide you with some fresh tropical fruits.Around 11:30am you will be ready to continue with your next adventure. Walk down 498 steps to enjoy and get amazed with the beauty of La Fortuna Waterfall
From $193.00

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Animals

A popular sight in the rain forest is the butterfly. Arenal has no shortage. With patience and luck, you will have some great experiences. They can be anywhere from right outside your hotel door to...
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Arenal Lake & Volcano

This 1633 m-high volcano is 2 to 3 million years old and still very active and dangerous. All day and night you can hear the rumble and see the lava coming out of the top. Unfortunately the volcano is...
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Clean Bathrooms

When leaving La Fortuna, you may drive north around Lake Arenal on Route 142. You will come to the town of Nuevo Arenal. It is a long drive around the lake so this is a good place to stop and use the...
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City

Nothing special to see. Arenal is placed on the north coast of Lago Arenal, surrounded by exuberant rain forest on the way to Tabacon Just look at the houses. Ticos love to paint theirs houses on...
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600 Metros Noreste, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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500 meters South Super Kike, Alto Monterrey, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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1 mile north of the football field, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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Arenal, 3.9 km from Palma Highway 142, , Costa Rica
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5km northwest from the Catholic Church on right hand side, La Fortuna de San Carlos, 98, Costa Rica
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La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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Top Things to Do in Arenal

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Hot Springs

I cant say enough wonderful things about the hot springs at Tabacon. Their are at least 20 pools and waterfalls each a different temperature. All are totally surrounded by rain forest. There is steam...
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Volcano

The big "must see" in Arenal is the volcano. Our travel agent (Pat Hewitt of Costa Rican Travel Exchange) told us the best times to watch - we saw it twice. (No pictures either time) Then there are...
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Lava Flow Trail

A very popular option for tourists is to visit the Arenal Volcano National Park. There is a $10/per person admission to the park, which is good for all day (back and forth). The park has four hiking...
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Hanging Bridges

We had the BEST time at the Arenal Hanging Bridges! A lovely mountain/rainforest trail with several hanging bridges of varying heights and lengths. I get nervous around heights, and the grated floor...
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Zip Line or Canopy Tour

This was an awesome experience! A total rush - shooting though the treetops, clipped to a cable. They have 8 lines as long as 2400 feet and 660 feet above the ground. The Sky Trek/Sky Tram crew were...
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La Fortuna

Officially, it's Saint John Bosco Catholic Church, but everyone just refers to it as "The Catholic Church", and it was the primary point of reference when being given directions. Definitely worth a...
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"Lake Arenal, the Volcano and the Rainforest"
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"Arenal"
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"Arenal Volcano Adventure"
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"Adventure and Relaxation in the Fiery Arenal"
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