There is an extremely large amount of things to do in the La Fortuna and Arenal area. Because of this it is no wonder so many people flock to this area. When you combine all these great outdoor activities with a landscape that is picture perfect Costa Rica, you get a grade A vacation destination. There are a ton of great hotels in the area and a few hostels. Below are some of our top picks for hotels near Arenal.
The Arenal Nayara, a setting as lovely as its name. Comfortable rooms lovely patios, beautiful décor. Arenal Nayara is enchantment set in the lush foliage of Costa Rica. The mountain peak stands wrapped in a shawl of cloud, the view is astounding, a stylish setting with 24 deluxe rooms. As you step out and look at the Arenal Volcano you feel the awe of this exquisite setting. The staff gives impeccable service, as you look around you will find no detail has gone unnoticed. The hotel has a beautiful restaurant with an open air view of the Volcano, a world class Spa, and a staff eager to make your stay a memorable one.
Tabacon Hot Springs Resort
Tabacon Hot Springs Resort carries an Olympic type health Spa with 12 natural mineral pools; it is a natural setting for renewal. Sit among the pools of running water and the tranquil atmosphere and enjoy the sounds of Costa Rica. Enjoy the restaurant or room service or just soak up the soothing hot springs of Costa Rica. The hotel carries 114 rooms, and the staff is extremely accommodating. The Tabacon Hot Springs Resort is a large hotel but filled with personal touches.
Amidst the sheltered environment of the Arenal Kioro relax as the mountain slopes into the landscape of the beautiful Arenal Kioro, a lovely piece of property where each Suite has a terrace with a breathtaking view of the Arenal Volcano. The Kioro has hot springs that help you relax as you soak among rich vegetation and steaming volcanic heat. This is an eco friendly property that gives you so many vantage points to admire nature. The Arenal Volcano is a large part of this landscape but there are also nature trails, a Spa and restaurant facilities to help you enjoy the Costa Rican landscape. This is a five star property that you are sure to enjoy.
The Lost Iguana Resort is a beautiful piece of property with tile floors and open patio views of the lava flow side of the Arenal Volcano, the hotel sit on 100 acres, and has a gorgeous selection of local artwork displayed. The forest of Costa Rica is but a stones throw on this lovely property. Guests are free to explore the storybook jungle on the property or they can sit back and enjoy their private hot tubs and listen to the Arenal Volcano grumble. Watching the Volcano light up in the night sky is a unique experience for Lost Iguana Resort guest.
La Mansion Arenal
La Mansion Arenal is an eco friendly hotel. It has great activities, if you are fond of activities La Mansion Arenal is a place you will enjoy. You can go horseback riding, windsurfing, fishing, and many other activities. The view of the Lake Arenal from the property is expansive. The rooms of La Mansion Arenal are meticulously decorated, and the cottages on the property have a split level view. You will enjoy the Sunset Lake cruise; with this you will get a first hand view of lava spewing out of the Arenal Volcano.
At the Arenal Manoa sit at the pool, have your beverage served from the wet bar and enjoy a picture post card view of Arenal Volcano and the Costa Rican Jungle. The hotel offers in room massages and there is a selection of tours that can be taken simply by making arrangements at the front desk. There are Volcano tours, Horseback riding, and Wildlife tours, just to name a few. The décor of the Arenal Manoa with its tiled floors has an atmosphere of relaxation. The setting helps you to relax and enjoy the view.
The Spring Resort and Spa is a lovely Jungle Paradise styled hotel with 12 heated pools and a lovely array of Costa Rican vegetation. The property has a Wildlife preserve and luxuriating hot springs. The view of the Arenal Volcano from the Spring Resort and Spa is beyond description as you watch a magnificence of nature before your eyes. The hotel has suites and Villas, and the beautiful restaurant Las Ventanas allows you to dine with a gorgeous view of the Arenal River and Volcano. This special property offers a Spa, and five bars. This well designed property holds everything you need to have a wonderful vacation.