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Arenal Volcano Costa Rica
Astonishing Beauty, in La Fortuna

Arenal Volcano Costa Rica.

This 5000+ foot andesitic stratovolcano - located in La Fortuna district, north-western part of the country...

Is by far, one of the single most impressive sights - not only here on the Rich Coast, but also...

The world.


Previously, one of the most active of its kind, ~8 significant eruptions over the years, the first - back in 1968...

Its rich, fertile soil - a surplus of nutrients yields incredibly dense vegetation - perfect habitat for a variety of wildlife, monkeys, birds, and many others.


In addition to the splendor - witnessing the volcano, in person...

Arenal Volcano Costa Rica
This is the Arenal Volcano, in La Fortuna

It's no wonder throughout each year, people flock to the area from all over the world.

Whether you're...

Arenal Volcano Costa Rica Tabacon Hot Springs
Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort
  • Zip lining, high above the rainforest canopy.

  • Rappelling down a waterfall.

  • Observing Costa Rican wildlife, by raft.

  • Windsurfing, kiteboarding, and fishing - on Lake Arenal.

    And a favorite, by far...

  • Relaxing and reconnecting at a natural, thermal spring water spa.

Some of the most incredible ecotourism opportunities await, at the Arenal Volcano Costa Rica.


Here on this page at ThisisCostaRica.com - setup as a "city", much the same as the Monteverde, Montezuma, and other similar pages, that focus on popular places...

Please click, and read on - firsthand experiences and information, all that's interesting and exciting in the area...

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Map of the Arenal Volcano, in Costa Rica

An overview of the area, please use the following map - to find stories and information, quickly and easily. Click on a colored marker, and you'll be taken to a new spot - further down the page...

Casa Delagua
Arenal Observatory Lodge
Nayara Resort
Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort
River Rafting in Costa Rica
After Earth
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TICR Maps - Arenal Volcano Costa Rica

Great Spots to Eat, Near the Volcano and Lake

Firsthand experiences, at some really great spots to eat - in La Fortuna near the volcano, and also closer to Nuevo Arenal and Tilarán, by the lake...

Places to Sleep, Around the Arenal Volcano

Excellent hotels, resorts, bed & breakfasts, and more can be found here. Click on the following images and links, to learn more...

Exploring Around the Volcano

Here in La Fortuna, there all sorts of different activities to experience - from zip lining, to rafting, to hikes through the jungle.

More in La Fortuna!

Of course, in such a popular place - here on the Rich Coast, there's lots more going on. Like for example...