Lake Arenal

Lake Arenal, La Fortuna de San Carlos: Address, Lake Arenal Reviews: 4.5/5

Lake Arenal
4.5
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Robert J
4 contributions
Nov 2021
Skip it! Pretty ordinary with lots of better eco-alternatives around the area. Long lines and very cloudy the day my wife and I were there
Written 9 January 2022
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bryney
columbus10 contributions
Jan 2022 • Couples
A great view of the volcano. Lots of activities. Perfect spot in CR. Our food at La Mansion was the best. It was hard to find a good local restaurant so ask a local tour guide. We could not find any ATM to dispense dollars. They had two banks but neither could allow us access to cash.
Written 8 January 2022
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ALLSLC
Salt Lake City, UT472 contributions
Nov 2021
Had a wonderful boat captain who looked for birds for us constantly, stopping and repositioning so we could get the pic. Brought pineapple, because, you know, it had been like 10 minutes since lunch :-)
Written 19 December 2021
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JuanJose14
San Jose, Costa Rica9 contributions
Oct 2021
I would recommend the Peninsula Trail walk ,I did not like the Northern walk (Coladas trail) that much, I did not find any value(unless you are a geologist) But the Southern walk was just amazing, you get Observation decks with lake views, a huge tower with Volcano + lake view just stunning and the nature itself during this walk is exuberating with so much Fauna!
Written 26 October 2021
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2exploretheworld
Berkeley Heights, NJ30 contributions
May 2021
Was amazed to see the huge tree - Arbol Ceiba Kapok tree that is 400 yrs old. Would recommend this trek - make sure you do the full loop.
Written 5 July 2021
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rebeccabrabb
West Monroe, LA710 contributions
Jul 2021 • Family
What a beautiful lake - especially for a man made one!! We drove around it and admired it’s beautiful views. I wish we would have had more time to explore it!
Written 4 July 2021
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Georgia78
Griffin, GA53 contributions
May 2021
The lake is beautiful. We drove around it and the views were inspiring. It is truly pretty with the volcano in the back.
Written 1 June 2021
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Travel4Fun
Norfolk, NE65 contributions
Mar 2021
We wanted to get out on the lake and found an hour boat tour. It was great to see the volcano from a different angle and the clouds and light changed constantly. Very relaxing and worth the time and money.
Written 26 March 2021
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mlmdaisy
Tampa, FL11,429 contributions
Mar 2021
We have always hiked the trails at Arenal Observatory Lodge. We finally decided we should visit the National Park and we were really disappointed. There are very few volcano views aside form those at the parking lots. The vegetation along the trails was surprisingly unvaried, monotonous compared to AOL and Mistico, for example.
Written 22 March 2021
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Brian A
Centerville, UT322 contributions
Jan 2021 • Couples
We enjoyed our beautiful scenic along the entire north coast. Tropical jungle with occasional views of the lake. Due to Covid, many of the restaurants, hotels, and shops were out of business and closed. I how the area recovers soon and tourism returns to bless this beautiful corner of the world.
Written 28 January 2021
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