12 Best Arenal Volcano Hotels & Resorts
With its riveting volcano backdrop, Arenal Volcano draws travelers everywhere allowing for a multitude of unique hotel options.
Arenal is a hotspot for visitors to Costa Rica. The Arenal Volcano, while no longer erupting, looms over the area and creates a stunning backdrop for adventure and vacation. With so much excitement at one destination, it is no surprise that such a wide range of Arenal Volcano hotels are available in the area. It’s easy to find one right for every traveler! Arenal Volcano hotels prices range from moderate to luxury. Travelers can choose between lodges and large resorts, making this destination a great fit for nearly everyone.
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The Springs Resort and Spa at Arenal Volcano

The Springs Resort and Spa

Other than the spectacular view of the Arenal Volcano, The Springs Resort offers 18 mineral-laden hot and cold springs, and four unique dining experiences.

Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort

Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort

The Tabacon Grand Spa Resort offers spectacular views of the 5,000-foot volcano and natural, therapeutic hot springs and pools that meander through one of the most exotic gardens in the world.

Arenal Kioro Hotel, Costa Rica

Arenal Kioro Hotel

Located on over 65 acres of land with miles of foot trails for exploration, Arenal Kioro boasts some of the best views in all of Arenal.

Hotel Royal Corin

Hotel Royal Corin

Hotel Royal Corin Resort is a modern, comfortable & luxurious property in the Arenal Volcano area. Their great services are located in one of the most beautiful areas of Costa Rica, not far from the volcano.

Lost Iguana Resort

Lost Iguana Resort

This beautiful boutique resort is surrounded by the beauty of the jungle. Built on the mountainside, Lost Iguana Resort has amazing and direct views of both the rain forest and Arenal Volcano.

Arenal Manoa Hotel, Costa Rica

Arenal Manoa Hotel

Hotel Arenal Manoa is close to many of the main attractions in the area yet maintains a silent tranquility. Surrounded by beautiful gardens, as well as a small stream and old growth trees, this hotel has some of the best views in Arenal.

Arenal Observatory Lodge, Costa Rica

Arenal Observatory Lodge

Arenal Observatory Lodge was originally built in 1987 as a research station for scientists of the Smithsonian Institute. It is one of the most authentic and educational properties in Arenal, and serves as a perfect base for a wide range of activities and adventures.

Montana de Fuego Resort & Spa, Costa Rica

Montana de Fuego Resort & Spa

Tucked near the foot of the glorious Arenal Volcano sits the Montana de Fuego Resort & Spa, surrounded by 35 hectares of private tropical forest reserve.

Arenal Springs Resort and Spa

Arenal Springs Resort and Spa

Arenal Springs Resort and Spa is a deluxe hot springs boutique hotel at Arenal Volcano, with three restaurants, three pools, a spa, and a yoga deck on-site.

Stay at Hotel Mountain Paradise, Costa Rica

Hotel Mountain Paradise

Hotel Mountain Paradise is a moderate boutique hotel located near Arenal Volcano in Costa Rica. Mountain Paradise is surrounded by natural flora and fauna with awe-inspiring view of Arenal Volcano. Amenities Hotel Mountain Paradise has two dining options on property: Arenal Koita Restaurant and Ave del Paraiso Restaurant. Arenal Koita serves up typical Costa Rican […]

Arenal Luxury Resorts for Couples

Arenal Volcano is home to a variety of luxury boutique resorts of all styles from the intimate Nayara Hotels to the sprawling Spring Resort. The Nayara Hotels consists of the newer Nayara Springs Resort Villas and its sister property, Arenal Nayara Hotel. The Nayara Springs Resort's villas are connected to the Arenal Nayara Hotel by a bridge. These properties share many amenities, including a spa and a variety of high-end culinary restaurants with some of the leading gastronomic talent in Costa Rica. The Nayara Hotels are renowned for their intimacy. With secluded, free-standing rainforest bungalows sprinkled throughout the property, they are especially popular with couples and honeymooners. Both Nayara Hotels are especially enjoyed for their successful integration of Costa Rican hospitality and culture into a luxury experience.

Arenal Luxury Resorts for Families

The Springs Resort is the most luxurious resort option for families in the Arenal Volcano region. The resort is sprawling with on-site hot springs, a kids outdoor center, and an animal rescue center. Tour can be arranged both on and off the property. The resort accommodates groups and families of all sizes with a variety of room configurations. While The Springs is considered a luxury property, there are a variety of price points to choose from. Ask a Costa Rica Expert which room is best for your family and budget.

Arenal Hot Springs Resorts

A handful of Arenal Volcano hotels feature volcanic hot springs directly on-site. One of the biggest draws to the Arenal area is, without a doubt, these natural hot springs that bubble up to the surface, creating a series of thermal pools. Long believed to have medicinal properties, the heated water is a great way to round out a day of adventure activities. And the best part: guests have unlimited access to the springs throughout their stay.

The first of the Arenal hot springs resorts to consider is the Tabacon Grand Spa & Thermal Resort. Tabacon Resort is renowned for the myriad thermal springs spread throughout the property, connected seamlessly by meandering walkways. If that notion isn't enough to sway you, the atmosphere around the springs sure will. Lush tropical plants create a paradise of relaxation, and the adult-only section provides a top-notch volcanic spa experience and unmatched seclusion.

The Springs Resort is another exceptional option in the inventory of Arenal hot springs resorts. Like Tabacon, the thermal pools surrounding the resort are vary in size and temperature, giving guests a variety of experiences from which to choose. This is a great option for families as the resort has an array of activities on property.

If neither of these Arenal hot springs resorts are the right fit for your vacation, consider combining them as part of a tour! Travelers can pair a visit to the famous Arenal Hanging Bridges with an afternoon stop at one of the Arenal hot springs resorts in the area. Either way, make sure you get to the hot springs when you’re in Arenal. When it comes down to it, there’s only one way to describe a warm bath in the surrounding rainforest – heaven!

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