Puentes Colgantes del Arenal, San Carlos

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Hike trails and traverse hanging bridges at Puentes Colgantes del Arenal, a beautiful, easygoing rainforest hike, culminating at an impressive waterfall. Hire a local guide, who will point out the vast diversity of wildlife living in the forests, from impressive flora, to tree frogs, monkeys, and snakes. After all that, rest and refuel in the restaurant at the entrance to the park, which serves Costa Rican dishes. Be sure to wear sturdy footwear, as you won’t be allowed on the site in flip flops. Bring a waterproof poncho, and, of course, your camera. Arrange your visit to Puentes Colgantes del Arenal and discover more family-friendly attractions in San Carlos using our San Carlos vacation planner.
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  • July 12, 2017
    Immerse yourself within the bridges gives the feeling that you are in the jungle costarrinense! The bridges are cool with very nice views.
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  • May 10, 2017
    I liked it so much, we went with little girls and were lucky to see a velvet snake, although mentalized we went that we could not see anything. It is not a Zoo, it's nature. We were enchanted.
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  • April 30, 2017
    Very nice ride is easy with young children and is not too exposed to the Sun without a guide, we have not seen animals but frankly it was still super nice (and animals we saw them elsewhere so!) Wear closed shoes, otherwise you're not!
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