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First time to Costa Rica and wanted to enjoy its most famous volcano. Great place all the way around. Our room was of the lake and we woke up to a great view every morning. No TV's or phones in the rooms. Beds were comfortable...More
We didn't stay here, but we did pay $6 USD per person to use their trails. I think this was a great price for what we ended up doing. We were given a map of all the trails and then parked our car in a...More
Amazing place to visit...they put papaya and bananas out for the birds just below the observation deck wonderful place for photographs, lots of trails that varied from very easy walks to longer hikes. The restaurant on site was very good...great breakfast included. No air conditioning...More
We visited with two families for a two night stay in the Smithsonian rooms. The lodge was wonderful and the rooms spacious and clean. It was a nice set-up for families with comfortable beds and porches. The views were great, the breakfast delicous, the pool...More
My primary reason to visit Arenal was the hot springs. I chose to stay at the Observatory Lodge because of its location in the Arenal Volcano National Park. I stayed at one of the Smithsonian rooms with the view of the volcano. The room I...More
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You do not have to cross a hanging bridge to get to the waterfall. There are three different ways to reach the waterfall, only one of which requires crossing a hanging bridge. However, you will have to go... More
You do not have to cross a hanging bridge to get to the waterfall. There are three different ways to reach the waterfall, only one of which requires crossing a hanging bridge. However, you will have to go down a moderately large set of stairs (~80) to get down to the viewpoint.