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.

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Hotels from this zone

ARENAL SPRINGS RESORT
City: Arenal

Arenal Springs Resort & Spa is located on the way to Arenal Lake, in a very quiet property, half a mile from the main road. The hotel has 87 Standard plus rooms, equipped with one King or two Queen size…

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TABACON GRAND SPA THERMAL RST
City: Arenal

Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa is a five-star deluxe resort located at the foot of the Arenal Volcano in La Fortuna. Adventurous guests at Tabacon can choose from a wide selection of…

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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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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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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 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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City: Sarapiqui

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Activities from this zone

San Carlos Cultural
Region: Northern Region

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Early Birds Tours at Mistico Hanging Bridges
Region: Northern Region

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PeƱas Blancas River Safari Floating
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Canyoning Tour (Waterfall Rappel)
Region: Northern Region

The rugged topography of Cañón Perdido is ideal for canyoning, combine with down-climbing breathtaking waterfalls and hiking in the forest. After a thorough safety talk about important rappelling and down-climbing…

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Arenal Sky Tram - Trek
Region: Northern Region

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Kayak on Arenal Lake
Region: Northern Region

Enjoy a pleasant time kayaking on Lake Arenal with breath-taking view of the Arenal Volcano and during your trip, you may observe different species of birds like the “Flycatcher”, “Kingfisher”, “Great…

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Arenal ATVs Adventure DBL
Region: Northern Region

The best way to discover Arenal is on Fourtrax ATV’s! Savor the powerful presence of Arenal Volcano as you ride through exotic tropical fruit plantations with professional, bilingual guides. Cool off in a natural,…

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It was very comfortable to stay and staff were pleasant and welcoming.
by Ellison from United Kingdom

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