Enjoy a guided drive through an extraordinary pastoral landscape over the Tilaran Mountain Range and through quaint villages. The drive is simply amazing! As you travel from the coast you will experience how the vegetation gradually changes and will spot many different and colorful species of plants even wild life can be found by our tour guides along the way. Arenal Volcano is located in the northwestern side of the country and is consider a young volcano with a perfect conical shape. It was active from 1968 until 2010, producing steam columns, rumbling explosions and a constant flow of red lava. A visit to Arenal will not be complete without some of the mayor attractions in the area. Below you will find 3 different activities you can include during your trip to this incredible rain forest.
As for the Hot Springs we have carefully select an exclusive private resort and spa that include eighteen free form landscaped pools that provide our guests with great views of the volcano and a multitude of options. With temperatures ranging from 76˚F to 103˚F and environments that vary from raging waterfalls to tranquil forest experiences. Our travelers can find the perfect pool for their mood.
Tests of the hot mineral springs reveal an ideal natural combination of high bicarbonate and high chlorides with relatively low sulfur content to provide a safe and clean soaking experience.
Highlights of Arenal Volcano:
Recommended Departure Time: 6 to 7 am subject to availability on the activities.
Travel Time: Approximately 3-1/2 hours each way from Papagayo area Hotels such as 4 Seasons, Andaz, Planet Hollywood. Hotels in the Tamarindo, Conchal, Flamingo or Pinilla area are 4.5 hrs each way.
Return Time: Approximately 10 TO 11 pm (depending on the activities and your desired departure time)
Tour Duration : Approximately 15 TO 17 hrs
Return Time: Approximately 11 pm (depending on the activities and your desired departure time)
Tour Includes: a/c transportation, bilingual guide, one activity of your selection, hot springs entrance fee, Lunch & Dinner
Not Included: Additional beverages (soda/beer) and gratuities for drivers and tour guides
Activity Level: medium to high . Suitable for kids from 9 up