Hotels Recommended

Arenal Lodge***

The Arenal Lodge is situated in the area of La Fortuna de San Carlos in the province of Alajuela 3 ½ hours northwest of San Jose. The view to the volcano allows watching its eruptions and the effluence of the lava. The lodge has 34 rooms combining standard, jr. suites, suites and chalets.

The junior suites are equipped with either one king size-bed (for 2 persons) or with two queen-size beds or with two queen-size beds and one single-bed. All rooms have private balcony with view to the volcano and are suitable for up to 4 persons.


Arenal Paraiso ***

Hotel Arenal Paraíso is located 7 km of La Fortuna. The hotel offers 90 rooms which are situated in wooden bungalows in a well-kept garden. The standard bungalows are equipped with private bathroom, hot water, ceiling fan, small refrigerator and with a small terrace with a splendid view of the majestic Volcano El Arenal. The Deluxe bungalows are more spacious and feature A/C, cable T.V. and a glazed terrace with view of the volcano. The hotel offers 3 swimming pools, Jacuzzi, restaurant, laundry service and private parking.

Room categories: 22 standard, 56 Deluxe

Volcano Lodge***

The lodge is located in the first third of the 8km long road between the village La Fortuna and the entrance of the National Park Arenal. The 62 spacious and comfortable rooms are equipped with a closet, private bathroom with hot water shower/hair dryer, A/C, cable TV, safe, as well as furnished terraces surrounded by a tropical garden and with view of the volcano. The rooms are equipped with two double beds or one king bed. Moreover, the hotel includes a swimming pool with pool bar and view to the volcano, a restaurant and parking lot.

Arenal KIORO *****

The hotel opened on December 2005 and nowdays is one of the hotels with the best view to the Arenal Volcano and with the most comfortable and nicest rooms in the area. Excellent family hospitality.

This new hotel opened its doors on December 2005 and nowdays is considered the best hotel in the area of the Arenal Volcano. Recently the hotel obtained the fifth star by the Costa Rican Tourist Board because of its category and excelent services provided. The hotel has opened now its own hot springs near the hotel with view to the active side of the volcano for exclusive use of the hotel's guests. Definitely the hotel has one of the best views to the active side of the volcano from its property and from each of its comfortable rooms. Besides this privileged location and the great property the hotel stands out because of the great hospitality and strong service will given by the Araya family that is 100% comitted to offer the best service to all their friends ( guests ) that stay with them.