Arenal Observatory Lodge

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Address

24 km Oeste de la fortuna de San Carlos El Castillo de La FortunaSee nearby area

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Services & facilities

  • Non-smoking
    • Non-smoking throughout
    • Non-smoking rooms
  • Accessibility
    • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Recreation
    • Games room
    • Bicycle rental
    • Cycling
  • Outdoor space
    • Terrace
    • Garden
  • Guest services
    • Tour desk
  • Transport/transfers
    • Shuttle service (surcharge)
    • Car hire
  • Restaurant/Café
    • Restaurant (à la carte)
  • Bar
    • Available
  • Wi-Fi/internet access
    • Free WiFi
    • WiFi
    • Internet services
  • Parking
    • Free parking

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Surrounded by an extensive rainforest and featuring an on-site lake, a swimming pool, a sun terrace and games room, Arenal Observatory Lodge is located within the Arenal Conservation Area, only 2.7 km from the Arenal Volcano.

The rooms at this lodge feature tropical décor with wood finishes and are equipped with ceiling fan, safety box and a furnished terrace with views of the garden and the Arenal Volcano. The bathrooms are private and have shower.

The on-site restaurant serves international and local food for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and there is also a bar. The breakfast is included for all guests.

Arenal Observatory Lodge also features an on-site bird sanctuary that has around 400 different species of birds; other recomended activities include tours to the Arenal Volcano, hikes to the waterfall or exploring Cerro Chato, the extinct volcano that now has a lake in its crater. Arenal Lake is an excellent site to practice sports fishing. There are also 11 km of walking trails throughout the property, or guests can just relax in the hot tub or have a massage in the spa.

The property is 9 km from the hot springs at Tabacon River and 22 km from La Fortuna Village. The Daniel Oduber International Airport is 2 hours and 30 minutes’ drive away.

Important information

Please note that the road to reach this lodge is not in optimal conditions. Some guests may prefer to rent a 4x4 vehicle to reach the property.

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