Spend an afternoon exploring the vibrant wildlife, explosive history, and inspiring views of Arenal on this hiking and nature tour from La Fortuna. Trek across hanging bridges, past a waterfall, and through the lush rainforest and gardens around the Arenal Observatory Lodge, where panoramic views of Arenal Volcano and Lake await. Unwind with a soak in a natural hot river pool, paired with a volcanic mud facial and refreshing cocktail.
- Combo nature and hiking tour of Arenal from La Fortuna
- Take in panoramic views from the Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa, the only resort inside Arenal Volcano National Park
- Hike through lush rainforest gardens and across hanging bridges with a guide
- Learn about the area’s volcanic history at the Arenal Observatory Museum
- Soak in a natural hot water river
- Unwind with a volcanic mud facial and cocktail
What You Can Expect
The afternoon adventure begins with pickup at your La Fortuna hotel and a 45-minute drive to Arenal Volcano National Park. Arrive at the Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa, a beautifully landscaped resort that was originally built as a scientific research station and offers commanding views of the nearby volcano and Arenal Lake.
After this panoramic perspective, get a closer look at the area?s flora and fauna with a hike through the surrounding gardens and rainforest. Along the guided trek, pass two hanging bridges and admire the flowing currents of the Data River and a tropical waterfall. Learn about the area?s diverse ecosystem and fascinating geologic history from your guide, who will help you spot native wildlife such as monkeys, exotic birds, and red-eyed tree frogs. Back at the lodge, dig even deeper into the ancient history of the volcano at the Arenal Observatory Museum, and watch a memorable sunset over Lake Arenal from the viewing deck.
Finish the day with pure vida?style relaxation courtesy of a soak and swim in a naturally heated river pool. Detox with a volcanic mud facial if you wish, and unwind with a cocktail. After about an hour here, return to your La Fortuna hotel in the evening.
- Entrance fees
- Professional guide
- Pickup and drop-off from hotels in La Fortuna area
- Cocktail in the Hot-springs
- Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
- A small amount of walking is involved
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
Local operator information
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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Schedule and Pricing
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Hotels in La Fortuna area
Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
6 hours (approx.)
Returns to the original departure point