Arenal Volcano (Volcan Arenal), Arenal Volcano National Park

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Volcano National Park
Arenal Volcano (Volcan Arenal) attracts nature lovers and adventurers with its lush scenery and wide range of outdoor activities. Hike through the jungle and on a lava flow trail, across hanging bridges and up the slope of the dormant volcano. The first recorded eruption occurred in 1968, when lava and ashes destroyed three little towns on its west side. The last explosion happened at the end of 2010. In the absence of spewing lava, get your adrenaline pumping with some waterfall rappelling or ziplining. Take a look at our El Castillo tourist route planner to schedule your visit to Arenal Volcano (Volcan Arenal) and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • The day of our visit was quite cloudy but we managed to take a picture of the volcano. I would like to go back to stay in the area to enjoy everything this area has to offer.  more »
  • We were picked up at the hotel by our guide, Abelardo (Lalo), who took us on the hike. He was very knowledgeable and pointed out different plants, species, trees, etc. We couldn't see the Volcano as i...  more »
  • We decided to go to La Fortuna in the morning, then Tabacon Resort in the afternoon, and all the while keeping a lookout for the moment the Volcano came out of the clouds. When it did, it was worth it...  more »

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