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“Beautiful!”
Review of Lake Arenal

Lake Arenal
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Kayaking Tour on Lake Arenal
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Lebanon, Connecticut
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106 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Beautiful!”
Reviewed July 8, 2013

Great views of a beautiful man made lake! We stopped here along the way to tour Arenal for the day. We drove all the way around the lake...it's huge!! There are so many great views!

Visited May 2013
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Big Corn Island, Nicaragua
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18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“We took a boat trip, and we the only 2 on the boat!”
Reviewed June 30, 2013

We took a boat trip, and got a private tour, the boat was empty except the 2 of us and the captain. Capt. Marco was funny and very informative. He answered questions and filled us in on history, folklore and stories of about the lake and surrounding towns. He took us to directly in front of the volcano, and he beached so we could get out and look around and take photos. Worth the price that we paid, we were out an hour and a half. We picked up the boat at the bottom on the dam. Park across the street by the vendors and slide down the big hill. Stand there for a minute or so and a captain will come down and offer you a trip. Beautiful views and great stories. You can also hire a trip to the island, although we did not.

Visited June 2013
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Boulder, CO
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166 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
“Quick visit”
Reviewed June 25, 2013

We just drove around the lake on our way to Libera. It was big, clean and beautiful. You can see the volcano just beyond the lake. Half way around there is a hillside full of wind turbines. Great to see the environmental efforts that Costa Rica has put in place to preserve our environment.

Visited April 2013
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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42 reviews
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“A Beautiful Driving Tour Around Lake Arenal”
Reviewed June 24, 2013

Driving around Lake Arenal from La Fortuna to Tiliran is very beautiful and a drive that not many tourist take the time to enjoy. The road is in excellent condition and not as winding as I always thought. There are many soda and drink stands along the way as well as small gift shops. It is such a welcome drive away from all the commercialism of La Fortuna. Once in Tiliran, get out and walk around and have some lunch. Then take a leisure trip back around the lake. We also had many opportunities to pull over and take photos of howler monkeys. With all the running around and doing tours in La Fortuna, this is a lovely way to chill out and enjoy views around the lake!

Visited June 2013
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Boynton Beach, Florida
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“One of the best views we saw.”
Reviewed June 23, 2013

We did a 3 hour horseback riding trip upto a view point of the lake and the volcano. The property was owned by Los Largos Resort and the tour was great. We then rode down the mountain to the lake and the horses had a break as we rode into the lake. We also saw the remains of the original Los Largos Resort that got demolished by the volcano eruption.

Visited June 2013
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