Top things to do

Top Choice Waterfall in Tilarán

Viento Fresco

Driving between Monteverde and Arenal, there is no good excuse for skipping this stop. Viento Fresco is a series of five cascades, including the spectacular Arco Iris (Rainbow Falls), which drops 75m into a refreshi…
Sports in Tilarán

Vuelta al Lago Arenal

They say that it’s virtually impossible to circumnavigate the lake. But they have never participated in the Vuelta al Lago Arenal, an annual event in March, when some 4000 cyclists do just that. It takes two days – …
Costa Rican in Tilarán

La Troja

This is a popular stop for both Ticos and tourists, and rightly so. The attractive wooden building has massive windows, offering a lovely vista over Laguna de Arenal. Reliably good Costa Rican fare includes grilled …
Cultural in Tilarán

Fiestas de Toro

The sabanero tradition in Tilarán is honored on the last weekend in April with a rodeo that’s popular with Tico visitors, and on June 13 with a fiesta de toros that’s dedicated to patron San Antonio.
Supermarket in Tilarán

SuperCompro

If you need to pack a picnic, head to the grocery store across from the Parque Central.