We drove from escazu and it’s a 3 hour drive to get to arenal volcano, the roads are scenic and you will pass through smaller waterfalls. Many adventures stuff that can be done to enjoy your time there, we did a hike and it was...More
About Arenal Volcano (Volcan Arenal)
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Lots of tours to get you to the volcano. They allow you to walk part way up.. its an active volcano so you will likely see rocks shoot out or roll down the mountain ( way up). great for photos. Listen to the guide.. dont...More
A short hike to the foot of the volcano. Not much to see along the way, little signage and view at the end is not much closer to the volcano than other view points in the area.
We drove ourself to the National Park and just followed the trails on the map they gave us at the entrance. It was cloudy at first but later on we got a good view of the top of the volcano. The trails are easy to...More
You can park up at the side of the road (just outside the Tabacon resort, tip a guy to keep an eye on the car and then walk to the hot springs - but once you get there be aware - the waters are (i)...More
We did the volcano hike as part of a full day tour, including the Hanging bridges and waterfall. It was an easy not too strenuous hike up the volcano. Interesting sites, and a knowledgeable guide about the history of the area and how the volcano...More
This hike was great, espicially because we had a private tour. We booked through Viatour, and it never has failed us. We had an awesome time learning about the history of this active volcano and how the wildlife was impacted by its activities. Our tour...More
Travelling this area off season you need to be prepared for rain. In my experience the weather forecasts are never precise in this region. A good poncho worked well for us as it also covered our gear and a good waterproof bag for your phone...More
the volcano hadnt erupted in 7 years and the walking paths to the old volcanic rock fields werent anything special. However, coupled with mineral springs and some good excursions, a few days in Arenal was worth experiencing.