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Address: La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
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US$59.00*
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Kayaking Tour on Lake Arenal
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US$39.00*
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Arenal Observatory and Hiking Tour from La Fortuna
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US$45.00*
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Transfer from La Fortuna to Monteverde by Crossing Arenal Lake

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Incredible sight to see!

What an amazing sight to see. Very beautiful. We walked there from our hotel and hung out for a while and talked to the locals and they told us it was manmade to create energy for... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What an amazing sight to see. Very beautiful. We walked there from our hotel and hung out for a while and talked to the locals and they told us it was manmade to create energy for the city which was incredible.

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Thank Lolly L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We crossed the lake by boat, from Monteverde to La Fortuna. This was a nice little surprise, the lake was beautiful, even if it was raining. I would take a trip here, even if to just see the Volcano. If it's cloudy sit and wait until it appears. As it's great for photos.

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Temecula, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

we hiked the 5-mile trail in the rain forest to see the Emerald lake. Very beautiful but hard! I will wear better hiking shoes. Pls be aware that it is often raining and clouds so we could not really see the lake when we got there, but the hike was worth it.

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Palm City, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We took a ferry across the lake, it was fabulous and we learned so much. It was set up by Pura Vida Tours & Transfers. It was peaceful and great pictures to be had. We enjoyed a fresh coconut cut to order to drink at the end. It was just one of the many beautiful things set up by Fernan... More 

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Conway, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Was able to ride around this beautiful lake that offered great views. Had some of the pretties sunsets Ive ever seen.

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North Andover, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This lake is beautiful and clean! We had a lot of fun fishing and watching all the animals. The view of the volcano is breath taking!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's absolutely breathtaking! Spend some time exploring. The backdrop of the volcano and the sprawl of the lake combined is just beautiful.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We took the "Jeep, boat jeep". But it's not a jeep at all, it's the same mini can you take throughout the country. The boat ride was stunning. Gorgeous views. The van ride to Santa Elena was great, I normally get car sick and our driver was able to get us there safe and sound. The road can be pretty... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Manmade lakes are not worth going out of your way to see and especially in long stop rain and mist where the volcanoes are totally obscured from soght

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Thank Denise P
La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pedal Board is the most amazing tour in the area of La Fortuna,I enjoy a lot whit my family,you can take your childrens is very safe,this activity is realy good to enjoy nature and play in the water my kids enjoy a lot,the give you fruts en water alomg the trip

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