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Activities in Arenal Volcano National Park

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Power Wheels Adventures ATV Tours (La Fortuna de San Carlos)
Ranked #1 of 93 activities in Arenal Volcano National Park
Category: Adrenaline & extreme tours; Tours; 4WD, ATV & off-road tours
Owner description: We provide unparalleled ATV adventures in La Fortuna. All of our tours are private guided tours, meaning if you have a group... more » Owner description: We provide unparalleled ATV adventures in La Fortuna. All of our tours are private guided tours, meaning if you have a group of 2 or 10 it will only be your group, not a follow the leader, single file line of 15-20 people. if you want to get wet and muddy and full of adrenaline then this is the tour company for you. We offer 5 different tours no one else offers from 2-4 hours long, below is a description of what we have to offer. Finca La Guaria is our 2 hour tour taking you to our private jungle farm located in the foothills of the Arenal Volcano. Our farm is over 400 hectares full of jungle areas, wooded areas, single mud and dirt trails where you will travel up the mountains, down the mountains, driving thru rivers, tall grasses, and viewing beautiful vistas of valleys below. You may see howler monkeys, sloths, toucans, leaf cutter ants, among other wildlife. This tour is approximately 20 km long (approx. 12.5 miles) When you exit the farm you will be in the little village of La Guaria where you will get the feel of how some areas Costa Rican live. You will see a small store, church, school, soccer fields, and homes before retuning back to our office. Finca La Guaria and Rio Tour is approximately 2.5 hours long. We will take you on the Finca tour and then after you will take you to a secluded private river where you can wash off the dirt and mud from the finca experience. At the river there is a small 12' waterfall with warm water cascading down to the river. You can choose to wade in the warm water and sit on the boulders, getting messaged by the water over the rocks. La Guaria Full with Towers of Monterrey tour lasts between 3-3.5 hours. We take you to the 2nd highest point in the Arenal area. Along the ride up to this point you view some of the most amazing views most people will never see. Once at the top you will have a 360 degree view of the valleys below, amazing views of the volcano looming in the distance and a perfect opportunity for photos. After visiting the towers your descent will provide you with more views of the valley below. Once you are down we then proceed to the Finca and then to the river as described above. La Guaria Finca and Cataratas tour is approx. 3 hours long. We will take you to our private finca and then on to the majestic La Fortuna waterfall where you can hike down the 485 stairs to the base of the waterfall. At the base you can sit and relax or swim in the cool water. After visiting the base of the waterfall you will then hike back up the stairs where we then return to our office. La Guaria Finca, River and Cataratas tour is 3.5-4 hours long. On this tour we take you to our private farm, river and then on to the cataratas as described above. We will provide you with safety helmets approved by the DOT and rubber boots for protection of your shoes, feet, and legs. We will give you an overview of the ATV you are about to operate, a driving lesson where you will drive the ATV until you feel comfortable enough to start your journey. Prices can be found on our website as well as information on how to contact us. We are an American owned company, with local employees, who know how to give the international traveler what they really prefer in a tour. We have all necessary permits, insurance and fully inspected machines, all with your utmost safety in mind. « less
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Anywhere Costa Rica - Private Day Tours (La Fortuna de San Carlos)
Ranked #2 of 93 activities in Arenal Volcano National Park
Category: Private tours; Sightseeing Tours
Anywhere Costa Rica will compose a personalized vacation package for you.
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Wave Expeditions (La Fortuna de San Carlos)
Ranked #3 of 93 activities in Arenal Volcano National Park
Category: Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Best One-stop Destination for Outdoor Adventure! WAVE Expeditions Adventure Company invites you to explore the famous... more » Owner description: Best One-stop Destination for Outdoor Adventure! WAVE Expeditions Adventure Company invites you to explore the famous northern zone of Costa Rica. WAVE Expeditions is BEST option for all your favorite outdoor activites in one location. Arenal is the one stop destination for Rafting, Canyoning, Hiking, Wildlife, Canopy, Biking and much more! WAVE Expeditions has earned a reputation for professionalism, organization, and high quality trips. « less
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Desafio Adventure Company - Day Tours (La Fortuna de San Carlos)
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$65* and up
Ranked #4 of 93 activities in Arenal Volcano National Park
Category: Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Desafio Adventure Company is a family-owned and operated tour outfitter and considered Costa Rica's premier "one-stop-shop"... more » Owner description: Desafio Adventure Company is a family-owned and operated tour outfitter and considered Costa Rica's premier "one-stop-shop" for adventure travel. We offer high-quality rafting tours, canyoneering, horseback riding, mountain biking, hiking, birdwatching, kayaking, stand up paddling, transportation, conservation programs, volunteer opportunities and more. We have two rules at Desafio: 1) Be Safe and 2) Have Serious Fun! Look for us near the Arenal Volcano with centers of operation in Monteverde, Tenorio/Guanacaste and Playa Samara! Let us take you to the land of raging, tropical rivers, active volcanoes, deep, jungle canyons and isolated beaches! « less
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Jacamar Naturalist Tours (La Fortuna de San Carlos)
Ranked #5 of 93 activities in Arenal Volcano National Park
Category: Nature & wildlife tours
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Ecoglide Arenal Park (La Fortuna de San Carlos)
Ranked #6 of 93 activities in Arenal Volcano National Park
Category: Other outdoor activities; Outdoor Activities
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Costa Rica Descents (La Fortuna de San Carlos)
Ranked #7 of 93 activities in Arenal Volcano National Park
Category: Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Costa Rica Descents is an adventure outfitter specializing in whitewater rafting. On our customized excursions you will... more » Owner description: Costa Rica Descents is an adventure outfitter specializing in whitewater rafting. On our customized excursions you will literally plunge headfirst into the breathtaking beauty of Costa Rica. Imagine the excitement of whitewater rafting combined with the picturesque environment of Costa Rica's tropical rain forests. With safety as our number one priority, we hand-pick only highly trained and personable guides, whose primary concern is the quality of your experience.We also offer a chance for you to observe our exotic and colorful tropical birds with a qualified ecology expert. With us you can soak away your stress in natural hot springs, explore the country on horseback or a mountain bike and come face to face with the rainforest canopy. We make sure you take full advantage of everything this country s natural beauty has to offer. « less
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Pure Trek - Private Tours (La Fortuna de San Carlos)
Ranked #8 of 93 activities in Arenal Volcano National Park
Category: Private tours; Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Since 2001, Pure Trek Canyoning has been leading this new multi-sport adventure tour Canyoning by rappelling down waterfalls... more » Owner description: Since 2001, Pure Trek Canyoning has been leading this new multi-sport adventure tour Canyoning by rappelling down waterfalls and hiking on beautiful trails in this spectacular rain forest slot canyon located right under the active Arenal Volcano in the town of La Fortuna. At Pure Trek we believe in focusing on one thing and doing it the best...Canyoning... that will rock your socks off!!! Family friendly...and adventurists too. « less
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Rainforest Chocolate Tour (La Fortuna de San Carlos)
Ranked #9 of 93 activities in Arenal Volcano National Park
Category: Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Rainforest Chocolate Tour The sweetest rainforest experience With the view of the majestic Arenal Volcano in La Fortuna of... more » Owner description: Rainforest Chocolate Tour The sweetest rainforest experience With the view of the majestic Arenal Volcano in La Fortuna of San Carlos, enjoy the sweetest rainforest experience, discovering the ancient secrets of chocolate: from its discovery and use, in tropical America, to the processing of the product we know and enjoy today.Considered as "a gift of the Gods", the cacao tree was very important to the ancient culture, it was not only used as a ceremonial drink, but its seeds were also used as currency because of its economic value , in many regions of Mesoamerica, including Costa Rica.In this 2-hour “hands on” program, you will have the opportunity to learn interesting aspects of cocoa and chocolate, from its origin and history, participating in all the production process, from the harvesting of the fruit, drying and grinding of the seed, also the developing of the traditional drink of our ancestors, and of course enjoying a high quality organic chocolate.Enjoy this journey through the history, culture, traditions and the flavor. « less
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Ranked #10 of 93 activities in Arenal Volcano National Park
Category: Other outdoor activities; Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Costa Rica Sky Adventures its an adventure theme park located at Arenal Volcano, near La fortuna. In this park you can do the... more » Owner description: Costa Rica Sky Adventures its an adventure theme park located at Arenal Volcano, near La fortuna. In this park you can do the exiting Sky Trek zip lines, the Sky Tram cable car tour and the trilling Sky Walk hanging bridges, all in one same place offering you souvenir shop, Chill Out restaurant, hotel shuttle service and a hummingbird and orchid garden complementary tour. « less
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Club Rio Outdoor Center (La Fortuna de San Carlos)
Ranked #11 of 93 activities in Arenal Volcano National Park
Category: Water sports
Owner description: Club Rio Outdoor Center at The Springs Resort & Spa offers multiple adventure activities set within a 65 acre rain forest... more » Owner description: Club Rio Outdoor Center at The Springs Resort & Spa offers multiple adventure activities set within a 65 acre rain forest preserve along a private stretch of the Arenal River. Activities include inflatable river kayaking, river tubing, horseback riding, hot springs, climbing wall, hiking trails, nature tours, bird watching, wildlife preserve for rescued animals and a fantastic riverfront restaurant. « less
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Alberto's Horses Tours (La Fortuna de San Carlos)
Ranked #12 of 93 activities in Arenal Volcano National Park
Category: Horseback Riding Stables; Outdoor Activities
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Ecoterra Costa Rica (La Fortuna de San Carlos)
Ranked #13 of 93 activities in Arenal Volcano National Park
Category: Eco tours
Owner description: Ecoterra Costa Rica, naturalist tours, observation tours, walking tours, visits to all the atractions near the Arenal... more » Owner description: Ecoterra Costa Rica, naturalist tours, observation tours, walking tours, visits to all the atractions near the Arenal Volcano. Private transportation all around Costa Rica. « less
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Paradise Adventures Costa Rica (PACR) (La Fortuna de San Carlos)
Ranked #14 of 93 activities in Arenal Volcano National Park
Category: Water sports
Owner description: Paradise Adventures Costa Rica (PACR) is La Fortuna's original Wakeboard, Wakeskate and Watersport provider, with over 8... more » Owner description: Paradise Adventures Costa Rica (PACR) is La Fortuna's original Wakeboard, Wakeskate and Watersport provider, with over 8 years experience and 0 unsatisfied customers. Our expertise, positive vibe and one of a kind location at the base of the Arenal Volcano guarantee you or your group a Watersports experience unlike any other. The dam and Arenal Volcano block winds' leaving perfect Watersport conditions all year with a lake and air temperature consistent at 75+. PACR also provides information on many other exiting adventures and activities in La Fortuna and throughout Costa Rica. Paradise Adventures Costa Rica is quickly becoming known for our adrenalin filled recommendation and top quality vacation services. Please read our reviews and find out firsthand what our new friends have to say. « less
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Aguas Bravas Rafting Company (La Fortuna de San Carlos)
Ranked #15 of 93 activities in Arenal Volcano National Park
Category: River rafting & tubing
Owner description: Since 1992, Aguas Bravas has been Costa Rica's Whitewater Professionals. We operate rafting and jungle safari tours in more... more » Owner description: Since 1992, Aguas Bravas has been Costa Rica's Whitewater Professionals. We operate rafting and jungle safari tours in more rivers throughout the country than any other comapny, and are the only adventure company that can boast a perfect safety record! 100% Safe! With us, you are not a number - but part of our family!Be sure to choose Aguas Bravas, the only company hat offers Full Adventure with a Taste of Culture! « less
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La Roca Canyoneering Adventure (La Fortuna de San Carlos)
Ranked #16 of 93 activities in Arenal Volcano National Park
Category: Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: La Roca is the new canyoneering adventure where you can enjoy different activities such as: Rappelling, Hiking, zip lining,... more » Owner description: La Roca is the new canyoneering adventure where you can enjoy different activities such as: Rappelling, Hiking, zip lining, jumping on pools, climbing, hanging bridges, rappel Swing, at the same Canyon, hiking out of the place you can enjoy the beautiful nature and wildlife. « less
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Diego Birding & Nature Day Tours (La Fortuna de San Carlos)
Ranked #17 of 93 activities in Arenal Volcano National Park
Category: Nature & wildlife tours
Owner description: Diego Quesada is a Costa Rican born and raised nature lover with 10 years of experience working as Certified Naturalist Guide... more » Owner description: Diego Quesada is a Costa Rican born and raised nature lover with 10 years of experience working as Certified Naturalist Guide and Birdwatcher in Costa Rica. With a degree in Natural Resources Management and currently involved with Bird Monitoring Projects and Sustainability Consulting. There's nothing quite like nature. And that's just what you're going to experience with Diego Birding & Nature. Not only do we offer private birdwatching and hiking tours for different experience levels in Costa Rica and specially Arenal area, but we will also arrange all kind of fun and adventurous activities for you to enjoy! « less
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Bike Arenal-Day Tours (La Fortuna de San Carlos)
Ranked #18 of 93 activities in Arenal Volcano National Park
Category: Bike tours
Owner description: Bike Arenal is Costa Rica’s leading Bike Tour and Multisport Tour Operator. Located in La Fortuna, near Arenal Volcano we... more » Owner description: Bike Arenal is Costa Rica’s leading Bike Tour and Multisport Tour Operator. Located in La Fortuna, near Arenal Volcano we offer multi-day bike tours including accommodations and meals. Visit active volcanoes, rainforests, waterfalls, small rural villages and tropical beaches. Multisport Itineraries include biking, white water rafting, rainforest hikes, zip lines, surf lessons and more.Custom designed Adventure Holidays and Active Family Vacations.One-day mountain Bike Tours in Arenal Volcano and Arenal Lake. « less
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Centaura- Day Horseback Riding Tours (La Fortuna de San Carlos)
Ranked #19 of 93 activities in Arenal Volcano National Park
Category: Sightseeing Tours
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ATHICA Canopy Tour (La Fortuna de San Carlos)
Ranked #20 of 93 activities in Arenal Volcano National Park
Category: Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: The newest attraction in the Arenal Volcano area. 10 zip line cables, view the mighty volcano, Arenal River, a 66 ft... more » Owner description: The newest attraction in the Arenal Volcano area. 10 zip line cables, view the mighty volcano, Arenal River, a 66 ft waterfall and try our HUGE Tarzan Swing. The biggest tarzan swing in the area. « less
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Canoa Aventura (La Fortuna de San Carlos)
Ranked #21 of 93 activities in Arenal Volcano National Park
Category: Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Our specialty is combining paddling with an immersion into the natural Costa Rican environment. For more than 20 years, we... more » Owner description: Our specialty is combining paddling with an immersion into the natural Costa Rican environment. For more than 20 years, we have been guiding birdwatching trips throughout northern Costa Rica. And, for the past 14 years, we've also been guiding canoe trips in Costa Rica, Vermont USA, Canada, and Nicaragua. Enjoy nature while observing wildlife on the river banks of Costa Rica with our safari tours in your choice of canoe, raft or kayak in Penas Blancas River. Or you may prefer to enjoy a panoramic view of the majestic Arenal Volcano by joining our Lake Arenal by canoe tour. If you would you like explore the nature of Costa Rica by foot, we offer walks to very recognized natural destination tours like Rio Celeste Hike, Cerro Chato Hike, and the majestic Arenal Volcano. « less
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Original Arenal ATV (La Fortuna de San Carlos)
Ranked #22 of 93 activities in Arenal Volcano National Park
Category: Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Our adventure begins when we pick up each of our clients at their hotel in our Comfortable passenger van. Then we travel to... more » Owner description: Our adventure begins when we pick up each of our clients at their hotel in our Comfortable passenger van. Then we travel to our private farm located next to the volcano and National Park. Here You will be introduced to our profesional bi-lingual guide who will give you all the information you will need to to begin your adventure atop of your Quad. You will start out in open plans where you can warm up with your quad. Then quickly you will start your crazy ride through the tropical rain forest. This experiance you will never forget! Crazy turns, wild jumps and alot of adrenaline running though your body. And all the time you will experiance one of the natural wonders of the world. You will come to observation points where you can stop and take pictures to remember your adventure. Also you will come to natural rivers where you can stop and take some of the mud off from your crazy ride. Then you will begin your jurney back through the jungle. You will be on your quad for 2 1/2 hours, full of adrenaline and excitement. After you make your way back you can wash off, take a drink and talk with others about your crazy experiance. Then we will take you back to your destination where you can enjoy the rest of your vacation. « less
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Ecocentro Danaus (La Fortuna de San Carlos)
Ranked #23 of 93 activities in Arenal Volcano National Park
Category: Other outdoor activities; Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Small private Natural Reserve that takes care of a secundary forest in natural reneration. iT counts with a 600mts trail... more » Owner description: Small private Natural Reserve that takes care of a secundary forest in natural reneration. iT counts with a 600mts trail along the park. Around the facility you will find sloths (2 and 3 toes) a pretty big diversity of birds (Aprox.170spp)Butterfly garden, where you breed close to 20 different species. The frogs are very common, but mostly at night, in the day the msot active one is the blue jeans frog. It also has a small natural lake where Iguanas, Boat billed Herons and Caimans interact together. Besides wildlife, the Ecocentro Danaus supports the Maleku's Indigenous by providing a small facility where they can teach and exhibit their art ( Buying their art is optional ) « less
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Tabacon Hot Springs (La Fortuna de San Carlos)
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$137* and up
Ranked #24 of 93 activities in Arenal Volcano National Park
Category: Hot Springs/ Geysers; Spas
Owner description: Nestled in the heart of the tropical rainforest at the base of the majestic Arenal Volcano in the northern Region of Costa... more » Owner description: Nestled in the heart of the tropical rainforest at the base of the majestic Arenal Volcano in the northern Region of Costa Rica. This five-star resort offers a unique blend of nature, adventure and relaxation. The resort's unique healing thermal mineral spring river emerges from the volcanic earth, cascading to form waterfalls, streams, tranquil pools and ponds surrounded by lush tropical gardens. « less
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Naturalist Guide- Day Tours (La Fortuna de San Carlos)
Ranked #25 of 93 activities in Arenal Volcano National Park
Category: Nature & wildlife tours
Owner description: We offer you all kinds of tours!! We operated tours such a Birding, Night Walks,Caves Tours,Arenal Hanging Bridges,Cloud... more » Owner description: We offer you all kinds of tours!! We operated tours such a Birding, Night Walks,Caves Tours,Arenal Hanging Bridges,Cloud Forest Hanging Bridges,Arenal Volcano Hike,Rio Celeste Hike on of our highlights and adventure activities like Zip Lines, Waterfall Rappeling or Rafting Class II y III o Class III y IV. I'm a Certified Guide BY ICT. I'm willing to make your dreams vacation come true!! we offer you mini vans from 6 to 24 people. High standars in ours Trips. Thanks for support the Local Business!! « less
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Sunset Tours (La Fortuna de San Carlos)
Ranked #26 of 93 activities in Arenal Volcano National Park
Category: Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Sunset Tours provides amazing tours in Arenal, Costa Rica, since 1989. Enjoy daily adventures such as a volcano hike,... more » Owner description: Sunset Tours provides amazing tours in Arenal, Costa Rica, since 1989. Enjoy daily adventures such as a volcano hike, relaxing hot springs, Cano Negro wildlife viewing, hanging bridges, canopy zip line and waterfall rappelling. We also can reserve private transfers all over Costa Rica, and custom tours. We look forward to providing authentic and memorable Costa Rican experiences.Now you can enjoy the new attraction, La Roca Canyoning « less
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Ranked #27 of 93 activities in Arenal Volcano National Park
Category: Other outdoor activities; Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Dinghy Expeditions offers customized one day and multiday expeditions involving rafting, hiking, safari and more through the... more » Owner description: Dinghy Expeditions offers customized one day and multiday expeditions involving rafting, hiking, safari and more through the mountains, rivers and coasts of Costa Rica. We also rent camping & river gear. We focus on each client's needs and keep our tours small or private to maintain top quality service. Cooperative and school team building activities available. Our goal - fall in love with Nature! « less
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Tours to Go Costa Rica (La Fortuna de San Carlos)
Ranked #28 of 93 activities in Arenal Volcano National Park
Category: Sightseeing Tours
Tours all around La Fortuna and Arenal Volcano with the best rates you can find in town.
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Ranked #29 of 93 activities in Arenal Volcano National Park
Category: Wellness Spas
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Arenal Wilberth Stables (La Fortuna de San Carlos)
Ranked #30 of 93 activities in Arenal Volcano National Park
Category: Horseback Riding Stables; Equestrian Trails
Owner description: This adventure begins at the foot of the volcano on our private estate, surrounded by natural beauty and farm animals. Then... more » Owner description: This adventure begins at the foot of the volcano on our private estate, surrounded by natural beauty and farm animals. Then you will meet our beautiful, healthy and safe horses, which for years have been trained to perform this activity safely. You will receive the basic training to manage your horse from our guide.The horses are trained so you can enjoy your tour without worries. You can admire the impressive craters caused by ancient volcanic eruptions. As you travel through our pastures you will search for beautiful birds like orioles, toucans and other surprises. You will see beautiful organic gardens where you will be impressed by the size of our vegetables and defferrent varieties as well. During the tour you will enjoy beautiful scenery of the volcano and the lake as you immerse yourself in the beautiful forest and hopefully will be surprised by some of the animals that inhabit this amazing place. All from the top of your partner on this two and one half hour tour.At the end we will take you to our beautiful veranda where you will learn the history that lies behind the impressive Arenal Volcano and its beautiful lake. « less
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