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Arenal Travel Information

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When to Go

The best weather in Arenal and La Fortuna arrives between December and April, and from July to the first week of August. The rainiest months are typically September and October. During the summer months, temperatures around the Arenal Volcano remain in the 80s F. Part of the Costa Rican central mountain range, the area remains delightfully warm year-round.

Region: Costa Rica

Featured Arenal Hotel

The Springs Resort & Spa

The Springs Resort & Spa

Our 5-Star classification designates those select properties that provide exquisite service and amenities. The discriminating traveler will find the accommodations, ambiance, dining, and staff assistance of the highest caliber. These properties offer the utmost in luxury and will provide an outstanding experience.

This resort offers magnificent views of the Arenal Volcano, natural hot and cold springs and unique dining experiences.

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Fast Facts

Ecotourism is alive and well in Costa Rica, a country that protects nearly 26 percent of its land.

The Arenal Volcano remained silent for nearly 450 years until it erupted on July 29, 1968, creating three distinct craters. Today, the lava flows change direction every six months or so, favoring either the southwest or northwest slopes.

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