Arenal Volcano Hike & Hot Springs

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Arenal Volcano Hike & Hot Springs

Few sites in Costa Rica inspire more respect and admiration than Arenal Volcano. At 5437 feet, its tall and conical shape stands imposing over the pastured green hillsides that surround its base. Although currently in a resting phase, Arenal remains Costa Rica’s most active volcano for the past 43 years. Its history is charged with eruptions - both major and minor - that have intimately affected the region and the people who live here. This tour will allow you to enjoy the most extraordinary views of Arenal Volcano during a gentle hike along the lower slopes of the colossus. The walk begins in one of the trails close to the volcano and continues through the forest until reaching the area destroyed in its first eruption, back in 1968. This tour takes approximately 2 1/2 hours.After the hike, a relaxing soak into the natural mineral waters of the hot springs will finish a perfect day. Thanks to geothermal activity beneath Arenal, the area surrounding the volcano is home to a number of natural hot springs. Rainwater enters the earth through fissures on the surface and is then heated by magma found in the earth’s core. Once heated, the waters rise to surface, aking with them minerals found in the earth’s rocky stratus and it flows by gravity throughout the property, forming in-river pools, waterfalls and cascades, filling in the pools throughout the few resorts that offers this relaxable experience!

Included
Entrance fee, dinner, guide and transfers.

What to bring?
Camera, binoculars, light sweater, long pants, raincoat, hiking shoes, sun lotion, insect repellent and swimsuit.

Vacation Packages

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Type: Family Packages

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Type: Honeymoon Packages

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Type: All Inclusive Packages

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Hotels from this zone

ARENAL KIORO
City: Arenal

Only 10 minutes away from La Fortuna in San Carlos,  Arenal Kioro Suites & Spa is located on a hill top, right in front of Arenal Volcano offering the most breathtaking views of the valley and the volcano. You…

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ARENAL PARAISO
City: Arenal

Located in the Northern Region of the country, in La Fortuna viewing the Arenal Volcano. Guests can witness a place where nature and peace of the rain forest merge with the magnificent of one of the most…

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ROYAL CORIN
City: Arenal

The hotel Royal Corin has 54 rooms with modern finishings which mix with the majesty of the volcano Arenal, all of the rooms have a view of the volcano due to the contruction of the 5 floors of which 3 are for rooms.

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LOS LAGOS HOTEL
City: Arenal

The Hotel Los Lagos is located 6 km from Fortuna de San Carlos, on the road to the volcano and about 55 km from the Ciudad Quesada. The 92 rooms are divided in different categories: 23 standard rooms, 14 premium…

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HACIENDA LA ISLA
City: Sarapiqui

This beautiful Spanish colonial style Hacienda is located in Horquetas de Sarapiqui, only an hour and a half from San Jose. It features 14 exquisite Deluxe rooms and 1 Suite named after an aspect of the Hispanic colonial…

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ARENAL NAYARA HOTEL & GARDENS
City: Arenal

Arenal Nayara Hotel Spa & Gardens is located between La Fortuna and the Arenal Volcano National Park, 2.5h away from Juan Santamaría International Airport or Liberia Airport, also is only 20 min away from hot…

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HOTEL HACIENDA SUENO AZUL
City: Sarapiqui

1 DBL STANDARD AIR CONDITIONED ROOM Sueño Azul Hotel & Spa is located in Horquetas, Sarapiqui, only one hour and 15 minutes from San Jose. Near to it’s location you can observe…

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ARENAL MANOA
City: Arenal

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