Arenal is very often in clouds. Good chance to see the whole vulcano you have always in the morning. Guide is not necessary. We just got closer by car without entering to the park.
About Arenal Volcano (Volcan Arenal)
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I was completely blown away by the view of the volcano. I really wasn't expecting something so out of "Jurassic Park". We had great views of the volcano from our hotel and from Lake Arenal. We walked the 1968 Lava Trail which I highly recommend....More
Amazing place to visit, having a volcano to close is wonderful view, also you have the choice to go to thermal waters (hot spring), the must is to stay at least two days to get to know the place better.
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
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