Lavas del Arenal is a real treat. It's 10-15 minutes outside of La Fortuna, the largest town closest to the Arenal volcano, known for its "hanging bridges," among other things. The hotel would be a tad difficult to find without a GPS, but the place is splendid. As I can see from previous reviews, Mario (and family) really know how to make travelers feel at home. Drive onto the property, and you're in a little sanctuary. A beautiful lawn & garden complete with two separate grill areas and a pool. Mario will help you make reservations at discount prices for whatever local attractions you'd like to see, and serve up a delicious breakfast to boot. His father-in-law is a very friendly person, and provided you speak a little Spanish, will surely introduce you to Tico culture. The A/C is a bit underpowered, but if that doesn't faze you, I highly recommend Lavas del Arenal. It was a very homey experience - but at the same time, the service was very professional. The rooms were very clean and you can tell that the entire property is well-maintained. 4.5 out of 5 stars in my book.
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- Also Known As:
- Hotel Lavas Del Arenal Costa Rica/Arenal Volcano National Park