Welcome to El Castillo
The tiny mountain village of El Castillo is a beautiful, bucolic alternative to La Fortuna, if you don’t mind the treacherous roads. This picturesque locale has easy access to Parque Nacional Volcán Arenal and amazing, up-close views of the looming mountain – with none of the traffic or tourist madness of its bigger neighbor... Read More
Top experiences in El Castillo
El Castillo adventures
Overnight Tour: The Big Forest Hike Adventure
Enjoy an overnight tour in which you will hike from El Castillo, near La Fortuna to Monte Verde. You will go on a guided tour through the rainforest mountains and rustic unique farms. It is a strenuous hike in the wilderness and a change in altitude of 800 meters will be involved, so you must have a good physical condition. You will enjoy a wonderful adventure where you will meet locals and learn to identify plants and a variety of animals. This tour Includes lodging, dinner, breakfast and a trail snack.