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What's Arenal Like?

Arenal is a relaxing place surrounded by volcano and jungle views. Enjoy outdoor activities like hiking and ziplining. Nature lovers visiting Arenal can explore top areas like Lake Arenal. In the surrounding area, you won't want to miss out on seeing Tronadora Arena and Cavernas de Venado.

Where are the Best Places to Stay in Arenal?

Below are the number of accommodations by star rating in Arenal and the surrounding area:

  • • 5 5-star accommodations from USD 332 per night
  • • 26 4-star accommodations from USD 111 per night
  • • 166 3-star accommodations from USD 35 per night
  • • 25 2-star accommodations from USD 11 per night

How to Get to Arenal

Flights to Arenal

  • • La Fortuna (FON-Arenal), 18.3 mi (29.4 km) from central Arenal

Things to See and Do in Arenal

Things to See near Arenal:

  • • Lake Arenal (3.8 mi/6 km from the city center)
  • • Tronadora Arena (3.6 mi/5.9 km from the city center)
  • • Cavernas de Venado (8.6 mi/13.8 km from the city center)
  • • Quebrada Grande Arena (8.7 mi/13.9 km from the city center)

When Is the Best Time to Visit Arenal?

  • • Hottest months: April, May, March, June (average 83°F)
  • • Coldest months: January, February, December, November (average 62°F)
  • • Rainiest months: September, October, June, and August (average 11.66 inches of rainfall)