Arenal was just another dormant volcano from about AD 1500 until 29 July 29 1968, when something snapped. Huge explosions triggered lava...
Baldi Hot Springs Hotel Resort & Spa
Baldi sports concrete Roman pillars and a Maya pyramid sprouting water-slides; the ambience of these springs 5km west of La Fortuna...
Aguas Bravas, 2km east of Fortuna, offers a gentle safari float trip on Peñas Blancas that’s a good choice for families, plus Class III...
Restaurante Linda Vista
Down in Chachagua, this roadside soda with fabulous views is about 500m south of Villas Josipek. The nice ladies running this place...
Lonely Planet review
About 1.5km west of town on the road to Arenal, Canoa Aventura specializes in canoe and float trips led by bilingual naturalist guides. Most are geared toward wildlife- and bird-watching. Popular paddles include the full-day trip to Caño Negro.