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La Fortuna de San Carlos— 5 nights
La Fortuna de San Carlos
Set against the backdrop of the imposing Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna de San Carlos offers visitors a chance to explore diverse natural landscapes and sample some delicious local produce.Explore hidden gems such as Ecological Sanctuary and Cerro Chato (Chato Volcano). Get a sense of the local culture at Onirica Art Gallery and Wood and Art Gallery. When in La Fortuna de San Carlos, make a side trip to see Butterfly Conservatory in El Castillo, approximately 42 minutes away. Spend the 17th (Sat) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Volcan Arenal. The adventure continues: witness a stunning natural landmark at Paradise Hot Springs, explore the fascinating underground world of Venado Caves, soothe aching muscles at Tabacon Hot Springs, and trek along Cerro Chato ANC Park & Gardens.
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If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Juan Santamaria International Airport, Tobias Bolanos International Airport and Daniel Oduber Quiros International Airport. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Things to do in La Fortuna de San Carlos
Arenal Volcano National Park, Butterfly Conservatory, Ecological Sanctuary
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