The Arenal Observatory Lodge is a rustic hotel and once research station perched high on the flanks of Volcano Arenal some 20 minutes’ drive from the small town of La Fortuna.

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Other Arenal Hotels

Nayara Springs$$$$$

Nayara Springs is the adults-only hotel of the Nayara complex which offers the height of service and style yet retains its intimate contact with nature. Narrow paths wind through the lush, landscaped grounds to reach the sparkling pool, swim-up bar and restaurant all fashioned to put the magnificent volcano at centre stage. Activities range from hiking, rafting, ziplining and riding around Arenal to simply relaxing at the resort and indulging in a pampering range of massages, treatments and w...

Nayara Tented Camp$$$$$

Lost Iguana Resort & Spa$$$$

Nayara Gardens$$$$$

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