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As part of an ATV tour we drove down to the lake on a wonderfully glorious sunny day. We had a crystal clear view of the volcano and lake, which for May was apparently a rare occasion. The scenery was breathtaking and the water was...More
Lake Arenal is beautiful and important to Costa Rica. It’s hydroelectric capacity supplies 17-18% of power to Costa Rica. Originally it supplied 70%. The area has about 300 different types of birds, 120 types of mammals, and severs types of plants. Although I didn’t see...More
This is truly the great area of Costa Rica to visit. There is lots of activity for the adventure hounds but also plenty of space to slow down and appreciate a sloth, or spa or adult beverage or tree. It is whatever you want it...More
We had private transport to and around the lake to get to our resort and to SkyAdventurers for the park and zip line. It's just a gorgeous drive along the lake but it is definitely winding and may cause motion sickness for some.
If you go to El Castillo, turn left and go by a rural road till the top of the mountain and you can see almost all the lake and one of the best views of Arenal Vulcano ... and you will be closer to cows
Our four night tour of Costa Rica incorporated a boat trip on the Arenal lake while en route from Fortuna to Monteverde.
The views of the Volcano were quite breathtaking. It had been shrouded in a veil of mist during our two night stay, but...More
Response from CaribbeanbobM | Reviewed this property |
I do believe you can there are a few swimming areas around the lake. at the far end of lake by the end of dam is a water sports boating company that has guided tours, kayaks and stand up paddle boards.