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Arenal Volcano and Hot Springs Day Trip from Guanacaste

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    What to Expect
    Spend a day immersed in the geologic wonders and relaxing hot springs of Arenal. After morning pickup at your Guanacaste hotel, ride in a comfortable air-conditioned coach and enjoy a provided breakfast en route to Arenal Volcano National Park. Join your knowledgeable guide on a leisurely hike around the base of the volcano, which emits a steady stream of smoke, ash and lava. Rest assured that trails are carefully chosen for visitor safety.

    Trek across open expanses of lava fields formed from previous eruptions and learn about the geologic history of this seismic wonder. Make your way through the lush greenery of the surrounding forest, where your guide will help you spot interesting plant species and native wildlife. Admire panoramic views of the volcano from a distance, and look for signs of activity shooting out of its crater.

    Relax after your hike with a therapeutic soak at nearby Baldi Hot Springs. This family-friendly spa boasts 25 thermal pools of varying temperatures surrounded by beautiful tropical scenery. There’s something for everyone, including a swim-up bar, waterfall pools, a kids’ area with a splash zone and several exciting water slides. When hunger strikes, enjoy lunch (included) at the on-site restaurant. As dusk falls over Arenal, take in an enchanted atmosphere of steamy pools and emerging stars with views of the volcano in the distance.

    Bask in your relaxed, blissful state on the ride back to your Guanacaste area hotel in the evening.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up from the main Guanacaste hotels in the areas of Papagayo and Tamarindo
    Departure Time
    5:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point at approximately 8pm
    • Professional English- and Spanish-speaking guide
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (Hotel Dreams Las Mareas is not included)
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Entry/Admission - Arenal Hanging Bridges
    • Entry/Admission - Titokú Hot Springs
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off from/to Hotel Dreams Las Mareas
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Note: please wear comfortable clothes and walking shoes. Please bring a swimsuit for the hot springs
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 12 August 2019 via mobile

    We really recommend this trip! Everything was exactly how it was advertised. Wonderful day! Definitely a long, full day but we knew that ahead of time. Nice meals and great tour guide! Two thumbs up!👍🏼 👍🏼 Pura Vida!More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Ricarda
    AnaR9327, Guest Relations Manager at Central American Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2019

    Thank you for taking the time to share your experience! We are happy to know that you enjoyed the trip to the rain forest area of Arenal area. It is a pleasure to serve you and hope to do it again a near future. Pura...More

    Reviewed 6 June 2019

    The Arenal Volcano tour was fabulous and the lunch provided was delicious. The views at the restaurant are amazing!!!More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank ginatayl0r
    Jorge T, Owner at Central American Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2019

    Thank you very much for your review! We are glad you enjoyed your tor to Arenal volcano. This is definitely one of our best tours in Costa Rica, We hope to have the pleasure of serving you again in a near future. Jorge Taylor President...More

    Reviewed 2 May 2019 via mobile

    My family and I recently visited Costa Rica, where we did two of your tours. We were impressed with both, but the Arenal Volcano, rain forest and hot springs tour was amazing! Our pick up was prompt, and although long, we learned a lot about...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    1  Thank Megan C
    Reviewed 19 March 2019

    Everything about this was great. At the park, we saw leaf cutting ants. They were awesome. I had seen them on TV before, but seeing them live was something else. Breakfast was good and the hot springs had many different springs to choose from.

    Date of experience: April 2018
    Thank Z9131DMmarkd
    Jorge T, Owner at Central American Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2019

    Thank you very much for your review! This is one of the most popular tours in Guanacaste I am glad you enjoyed it. Jorge Taylor President / Owner

    Reviewed 12 February 2019

    As many have noted this is a long bus trip. We took it February 2019. This is the second visit to the Hot Springs. Last time in 1999. What a change, it is now an updated and modern Hot Spring area. Many tubs, a natural...More

    Date of experience: February 2019
    1  Thank NobletonCows
    Jorge T, Owner at Central American Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2019

    Thank you very much for your review! Arenal volcano still remains one of our most popular tours; regardless of the long and bouncy drive. We are very happy to know that this was your second visit and that you had a great time. It was...More

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    11 March 2019|
    Response from NobletonCows | Reviewed this property |
    We took the Coach tour to Nicaragua to see the Masaya Volcano. It took all day 5am-8:30pm. It is the only Volcano you can actually see down into. None of the Volcanoes in Costa Rica can be viewed this way (only from a... More
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    • Duration: 12h
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    • Languages Offered: English, German, Spanish
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