Tours

Tours

Our hotel specializes in coordinating directly the best tours to make the most of your stay in the area. To find your tour quickly, select the category in the following links or continue scrolling to the bottom of the page

Chocolate Tour

In this 1.5 hour tour, you will get to know interesting aspects of cocoa and chocolate, going through its origin and history, participating in the whole production process, from the harvesting of the fruit, the drying and grinding of the seed, elaborating the traditional drink of our ancestors, and of course tasting an organic chocolate of the highest quality.

Schedule:

  • 8:00 am
  • 10:00 am
  • 1:00 pm
  • 3:00 pm

Coffee Tour

Join us on a 2-hour trip through the history and process of coffee production in Costa Rica. We will explore the practices that make production possible in a monoculture environment in a sustainable way. We will cover the process from seed to cup.

Schedule:

  • 8:00 am
  • 10:00 am
  • 1:00 pm
  • 3:00 pm

Paradise Hot springs

Hot springs naturally heated by the Arenal Volcano, pure and without any added chemical ingredient. The thermal waters can be of telluric or magmatic origin, in the case of Paradise, the water is telluric, this means that it is young water coming from the rain that filters through the ground; this water circulates at different depths, acquiring, in its way, minerals and gaining temperature when making contact with hot materials.

Schedule:

  • 8:00 am
  • 10:00 am
  • 1:00 pm
  • 3:00 pm

Los Lagos Hotsprings

You can enjoy a party on the water with your family or friends in the large hot spring pool and have fun sliding down the waterslide.

In the place there is a special hot spring area with four hot water pools and three cold water pools. One of these pools has hydromassage capacity and the others offer different sizes and capacities for different ages and number of people.

Schedule:

  • 8:00 am
  • 10:00 am
  • 1:00 pm
  • 3:00 pm

Baldi Hot springs

Nestled in the middle of the humid tropical forest vegetation, and fed by crystalline waterfalls, there are 25 pools of thermal water that receive all the visitors.

The purity of the water will lead you to feel that nothing in therapeutic pools, accompanied by the song of the birds, the sound of falling water that invites you to rest and relaxation to regain your well-being and quality of life.

Schedule:

  • 8:00 am
  • 10:00 am
  • 1:00 pm
  • 3:00 pm

Sunset on the lake

It is a fantastic tour for people who want a tour where they will be surrounded by nature with breathtaking views of the volcano and Lake Arenal with a beautiful sunset.

The surroundings of Lake Arenal are ideal for boating on its calm and relaxing waters. In these two hours of walking you will have the opportunity to see a variety of birds such as; the herons, the kingfisher, aningas and many others.

Bird Watching

The tour leaves your hotel at 5:15 a.m. and arrives to the Arenal Mundo Aventura Natural Park around 5:30 a.m and ending the walk around 9:30 a.m., with a break of 30 minutes to have a delicious express breakfast accompanied by juice, fruits and hot coffee. The trail is in circuit, we combine areas of tree planting, a gallery forest near an important river in the region, a regenerating forest where there are pastures with open areas and small streams that allow the observation of both typical birds of open places and of birds from more aquatic and forested habitats.

Caño Negro Tour

Unique Caño Negro is one of the most incredible trips for bird watching (in the dry season) and wildlife in Costa Rica. Our tour will leave La Fortuna at 7:30 am. On the way to Caño Negro you will have the opportunity to know the agricultural plantations of Costa Rica such as yucca, papaya, pineapple, sugar cane and orange. Then we will arrive at a restaurant called “El Caimán”, where we will enjoy a drink and a welcome snack, after that we will start the boat trip on the Río Frío River. In our 2 and a half hour trip we will see herons, herons, monkeys, caimans, iguanas, bats and a great variety of flora.

A delicious typical Costa Rican food will be waiting for us, back at the restaurant El Caimán.

Eco Centro Danaus

Day Walk:
We walk a 600 meter path in a circular way and accessible to all types of public, where you can appreciate a biodiversity of plants, amphibians, mammals, reptiles, insects, among others.

Night walk:
During the nocturnal walk you can easily observe the different fauna species of nocturnal habits, mainly amphibians and reptiles, interacting in the natural ecosystems where they reproduce and interact. The hike includes the local naturalist guide and lanterns, lasts approximately 2 hours, starting at 5:45 p.m. previous reservation.

Night Tour

At nightfall we go to the tropical jungle to discover one of the most interesting attractions that the Arenal Volcano has to offer, which is the nocturnal fauna. This experience will take you to explore the depths of nature in its most spectacular hour: at dusk. This activity is full of amphibians, reptiles and insects for all the brave who will enter the rainforest with nothing but natural light and a lantern, where the mysteries of the jungle will be discovered by you, along with one of our experienced naturalist guides.

Discover the magic of sunset, during the transition period, when many of the forest’s inhabitants awaken and begin their activities. You can see and hear many animals that are not visible during the day, as they live along the trails and in the water.

Hanging bridges

Enjoy walking comfortably through the beautiful Rainforest in the revitalizing tour full of nature and wildlife of Mistico Park.

Walk through the suspension bridges and contemplate an 18-meter (60-foot) waterfall on a comfortable, non-slip, non-slip path for a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Caño Negro Safari

Canoe Safari
This nature tour begins with a brief paddling instruction by our experienced guide to ensure your safety and comfort. Floating downstream by canoe you can enjoy both the slow pace of the river and the peace of the surrounding jungle.

On the way, we will stop at a local farm to see the Costa Rican way of life 70 years ago. Here you will enjoy a typical snack.

Kayak safari
This excursion is ideal to experience the beautiful native flora and fauna of Costa Rica, while learning basic kayak techniques, along the Peñas Blancas River. Your tour guide will identify and provide information on many different species of plants and animals. While you sail in a kayak along this slowly flowing river you can observe animals such as reptiles, sloths, monkeys and others, as well as an incredible number of tropical birds, all well hidden within the rainforest. You will have the opportunity to visit the farm of Don Pedro, where we can observe the lifestyle of Costa Rican farmers and enjoy a delicious homemade snack.

Raft Safari
Do not miss this exceptional excursion on the tranquil Peñas Blancas river, floating on our inflatable rafts. You will experience a relaxing half-day excursion, led by one of our bilingual naturalist guides and experts in safari adventures. It will provide a safe environment and will point out the beautiful flora and fauna of this region. Animals like sloths, monkeys, toucans, crocodiles, Jesus lizards, and turtles could cross their path, even see the colorful world of tropical birds. We will have the opportunity to visit the Don Pedros farm where we can observe the lifestyle of Costa Rican farmers and enjoy a delicious homemade snack.

Maleku Indigenous reserve

The tour starts at 8:00 am from La Fortuna, after 1 hour of travel through the Northern Plains we will arrive at Palenque Tonjibe where they will be received by the locals. After a short presentation we will start a walk through the village to show them important details of the place such as the way in which their dead are buried, the type of palenque that were built in antiquity, craftsmanship as a way of subsistence at present, the use of cocoa in their agriculture and the way they create their clothing. Later we will continue with a walk through a path in the forest to receive excellent information about medicinal plants and trees that their ancestors used and that are currently profiting, we will also see some ancestral indigenous tombs during the tour.

At the end of the tour we will go to a palenque where they will give us a presentation of dances with dialogues in Maleku language and traditional costumes, followed by a typical lunch. Around 1:00 p.m. we will have finished the visit to this village and will begin the return to La Fortuna.

Ecological Farm Arenal Vida Campesina

Enjoy a guided tour of the Arenal Vida Campesina farm where you can appreciate traditional and non-traditional crops, perform activities such as milking a cow, tortilla classes, picking vegetables and legumes from the garden, cultural activities such as cane milling of sugar, typical dances, tasting of products derived from cane, etc. 

Activities:

  • Visit of both traditional and non-traditional field crops.
  • Visit to the farm.
  • Visit to the biodigester and production of organic fertilizers and foliares.
  • Visit to the Sanctuary of trees in danger of extinction.
  • Sugarcane milling in El Trapiche troja with tasting of derivatives.
  • Visit to the Tilapia Lake Aurea.
  • Visit to the Virgen de los Ángeles Patron of Costa Rica.
  • Tortilla classes.
  • Lunch at the Guaria Morada Restaurant.

Spider Monkey Cannon

On this tour you will make several descents whose level of emotion is increasing little by little. Once on land, you can walk through small rivers to find your way to the next adventures, among which you will have to make jumps and different tests, among which there is a Tibetan bridge and a canopy or zip line, where you will cling to a pulley that It is securely attached to a steel cable and you can literally fly through the forest.

Schedule:

Monday to Sunday 8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Canopy Los Cañones

This adventure is for big and small, the cables are supported in strong trees with altitudes in the route between 20 and 60 meters above the surface.

At the end of the Canopy Tour, you can use 5 pools of thermal water, 2 pools of regular water, and 3 slides (65m / 15m / 10m). Also you can visit the farm of crocodiles and alligators, a butterfly farm, and an ant showcase Cutters this as additional to the Canopy tour at no extra charge.

Schedule:

Every day at 4 different times: 8:00 am, 10:30 am, 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm

Horse riding

With the Arenal Volcano and the surrounding tropical rain forest as a natural setting, in our Horse Ride you can enjoy contact with nature, with the satisfaction of doing it in very well cared for horses. The Walk goes through the established trails, including a portion of tropical rain forest, where you can see howler monkeys and birds. Also visit the Arenal Volcano Viewpoint to appreciate the beauty of one of the lakes that have formed their skirts.

After an intense and active day of sightseeing in contact with nature in the Arenal Volcano region, you can relax in the hot springs.