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Proyecto Asis
Proyecto Asis(La Fortuna de San Carlos)
Owner description: Previous Reservation is required. Proyecto Asis is a Wildlife Shelter and Environmental Education Center located very close to La Fortuna. Wild animals which have been found... more Owner description: Previous Reservation is required. Proyecto Asis is a Wildlife Shelter and Environmental Education Center located very close to La Fortuna. Wild animals which have been found wounded, forsaken or are rescued from the black market by the local forest rangers are brought here. Those that cannot be released are used within our educational programs. In order to finance our shelter, we offer daily tours and volunteer activities. Schedules: Monday to Saturday at 8:30 am or at 1:00 pm. Sundays Closed. Easy access facilities and trails for all ages. less
Attraction type: Nature & Wildlife Areas
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Ecoterra Costa Rica
Ecoterra Costa Rica(La Fortuna de San Carlos)
Owner description: Ecoterra Costa Rica is an excellent option to discover the wide variety of attractions that are available to you in the Northern Region of Costa Rica, with the highest safety... more Owner description: Ecoterra Costa Rica is an excellent option to discover the wide variety of attractions that are available to you in the Northern Region of Costa Rica, with the highest safety standards, and a highly trained, responsible staff. We invite you to review the variety of services we offer, and to travel with us to discover the many amazing wonders of this region. Naturalist walking tours, bird watching, walking tours, visits to all the atractions near the Arenal Volcano. Private transportation all around Costa Rica. less
Attraction type: Nature & Wildlife Areas; Eco Tours
La Gavilana Herbs and Art
La Gavilana Herbs and Art(El Castillo)
Owner description: La Gavilana is a one of a kind shop where you can relax with a freshly brewed cup of quality Costa Rican coffee accompanied by a snack made with our home made bread and homegrown... more Owner description: La Gavilana is a one of a kind shop where you can relax with a freshly brewed cup of quality Costa Rican coffee accompanied by a snack made with our home made bread and homegrown greens or a tasty cookie. You can also order treats to go. We named our shop after a native plant locally called Gavilana, famous for its abilities to cure the upset stomach and more, which we make tinctures from. You will also find here homemade hot sauces, relishes, vinegars and hot oils, as well as colorful paintings and a wonderful space to create and share music. We operate as a tour office as well, and are excited to introduce our newest most adventurous tour: The Big Forest Hike, a two day hike through the mountain forests of the continental divide, dinner and an overnight stay in a farmhouse followed by breakfast and the hike back. Check it out on airbnb by searching for El Castillo, Alajuela, Costa Rica and clicking the 'shared room' box at the top of the page. Also come visit us to find out more! less
Attraction type: Art Galleries; Coffeehouses; Hiking & Camping Tours; Private Tours; Horseback Riding Tours
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Naturalist Guide- Day Tours
Naturalist Guide- Day Tours(La Fortuna de San Carlos)
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... 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
Attraction type: Mountains; Walking Tours; Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Free Natural Hot Springs
Free Natural Hot Springs(La Fortuna de San Carlos)
Owner description: If you talk with the locals they will tell you to go to Scratch River or the Free hot springs. This is perfect if you are travelling on a shoestring budget as it is FREE! To get... more Owner description: If you talk with the locals they will tell you to go to Scratch River or the Free hot springs. This is perfect if you are travelling on a shoestring budget as it is FREE! To get there go to the yellow gate next to Tabacon Springs. You can park on the road shoulder and you will definitely see it. Walk down the path behind the gate and in a very short walk you will arrive at a bubbling hot creek. You can go 24 hrs a day but keep your items in your site. Leave your valuables at the hotel and just bring a towel and prepare to relax. less
Attraction type: Hot Springs & Geysers
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Nearby recommended restaurants:

La Ventanita
La Ventanita
Ranked #1 of 10 Restaurants in El Castillo
Price: $2 - $5
Good for: Scenic view, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
La Parrilla de Maria Bonita
La Parrilla de Maria Bonita
Price: $7 - $20
Cuisines: International, Grill, Soups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Chifa La Familia Feliz
Chifa La Familia Feliz
Price: $10 - $20
Cuisines: Peruvian, South American
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Wifi, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Marisqueria Snapper's House
Marisqueria Snapper's House
Cuisines: Seafood, South American, Costa Rican
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Street Parking
Cafe Mediterraneo
Cafe Mediterraneo
Price: $5 - $15
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian, Wine Bar
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Essence Arenal Boutique Hostel
Essence Arenal Boutique Hostel
$30 - $54
Ranked #2 of 5 El Castillo B&B and Inns
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EcoHostel
EcoHostel
$16 - $24
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Arenal Hostel Resort
2.0 of 5
Arenal Hostel Resort
$29 - $71
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Hotel Rancho Cerro Azul
Hotel Rancho Cerro Azul
$56 - $88
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Hotel Lomas del Volcan
3.0 of 5
Hotel Lomas del Volcan
$85 - $181
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Arenal Volcano Inn
3.0 of 5
Arenal Volcano Inn
$85 - $153
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Nayara Hotel, Spa & Gardens
5.0 of 5
Nayara Hotel, Spa & Gardens
$282 - $723
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The Springs Resort and Spa
5.0 of 5
The Springs Resort and Spa
$278 - $778
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Hotel Royal Corin
4.0 of 5
Hotel Royal Corin
$216 - $411
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.