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The history of Lake Arenal is interesting in itself. It's quite something to see it in person. My husband and I were staying in La Fortuna for part of our honeymoon and were able to see the lake from many different views. You can also...More
September 2018 just to drive around the area was $12 per person, but well worth the ride. Roads were all in great repair. We did not eat there, but we did walk around the restaurant area. There is not a gift shop. The flowers and...More
My husband, brother and I hiked the entire park. It's an easy hike even for beginners as the pathway is mostly level and flat with the exception of climbing to the lava fields which is an option. We spotted one Toucan and no other wildlife,...More
The drive around Lake Arenal was a very unique and beautiful experience. Highly recommend it. Nice little towns to stop in, to shop, or have a bite to eat. Breathtaking scenery all along the way. We really enjoyed it. Beau and Leena
Our Lake boat ride was included as part of our transfer to Monteverde; I think it was the way of getting another activity in our busy holiday schedule.
We love a boat ride, there is something relaxing about being on the water poodling along. The...More
We saw lots of birds. It was fun to take a jeep/boat/jeep from Arenal to Monteverde, which included this lake ride. I would not take a tour of the lake on its own. Use the tour $ for something else as there is so much...More
The Arenal volcano is worth the visit. It's a very cool mountain that towers above a lake, it's picture perfect. Everything along the way on billboards is "Eco-"something. You fill-in the blanks from from thermal baths, waterslides, hotels, grocery stores to zip lines, but the...More
Yes. I just fish from the shore of Lake Arenal on the south end by the dam. Catch and release. I hit it up early morning and late afternoon and tend to stay pretty busy letting fish go. There are also guys like Captain Ron... More
Yes. I just fish from the shore of Lake Arenal on the south end by the dam. Catch and release. I hit it up early morning and late afternoon and tend to stay pretty busy letting fish go. There are also guys like Captain Ron (look him up) that will take you out on a boat and put you on fish.