Tours and Excursions in the Arenal Volcano area.

Our tour desk,operated by Jacamar Naturalist Tours offers every imaginableactivity in the Arenal area. All tours include transportation to and from Arenal Lodge.

Our guests can enjoy a variety of optional tours in Arenal, through our Tour Concierge, including Arenal Volcano tours, canopy (zip line) tours, cannyoning adventures, guided hiking trips or white-water rafting excursions. There are hanging bridges to be explored and hot springs to enjoy;there is a sky tram and wildlife reserves to experience as well. There is a variety of exciting, educational, and relaxing tours, as coffee plantations and chocolate factory.


You can purchase these tours at our hotel including single tours and all-day combination tours that will delight everyone in your family!

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Arenal Mistic Hanging Bridges

Located right next door to Arenal Lodge is one of the most visited place in Arenal.


Arenal Volcano

Arenal Volcano emergesat 5,437 feet,  large and portentous over the green hillsides that surround its base. Although currently it is in a resting phase, Arenal volcano is supposed to be the country's most active volcano for the past 43 years.


Hot Springs

Thanks to geothermal activity beneath the Arenal Volcano, the surrounding area is home to a number of hot springs. There are springs for every budget and style like the Tabacon Resort which is only at 10 minutes driving distance from our gate and Baldi Hot Springs about 15 minutes away from us.


Lake Arenal

Just as monumental as the volcano that rises above its eastern shoreline, this lake is over 33 square miles (85 square kilometers) and has a depth of 200 feet (60 meters). It is Costa Rica’s largest landlocked body of water and provides ample opportunities for activities such as windsurfing, fishing, boating and kayaking.


Arenal National Park

With 29,692-acre (12,016-ha) Arenal Volcano National Park is located within the larger 504,094-acre (204,000-ha) Arenal Conservation Area, which protects some 16 reserves between the Tilarán and Guanacaste mountain ranges. While exploring the Arenal Volcano National Park you might spot deers, tapirs, howler and white-faced monkeys,  snakes, and a variety of birds including parrots and toucans.


There are other tours  near the  area that are also very popular:

  • Monteverde
  • Cano Negro
  • Safari
  • Kayaking on Arenal Lake
  • Venado Caves
  • Waterfall
  • Cerro Chato
  • Rio Celeste
  • Chocolate Factory
  • Coffee Tour
  • Canyoning
  • White water rafting
  • Birdwatching
La Fortuna

The charming town of La Fortuna sits just 4 miles (6.4 km) from the Arenal Volcano and 12 miles (20 km) from the Arenal Lodge. La Fortuna has a number of good restaurants and bars, as well as banks, grocery stores, drug stores, gift shops and local artisans.

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