Excellent 8.9
Based on 765 reviews

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An overview

Surrounded by 860 private acres of tropical rainforest and featuring an on-site lake, a swimming pool, a sun terrace and games room, Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa is located within the Arenal Conservation Area, only 2.7 km from the Arenal Volcano. The rooms at this lodge feature tropical décor with wood finishes and are equipped with ceiling fan, safety box and a furnished terrace with views of the garden and the Arenal Volcano. The bathrooms are private and have shower. The on-site restaurant serves international and local food for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and there is also a bar. The breakfast is included for all guests. Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa also features an on-site bird sanctuary that has around 400 different species of birds; other recommended activities include tours to the Arenal Volcano, hikes to the waterfall or exploring Cerro Chato, the extinct volcano that now has a lake in its crater. Arenal Lake is an excellent site to practice sports fishing. There are also 11 km of walking trails throughout the property, or guests can just relax in the hot tub or have a massage in the spa. The property is 9 km from the hot springs at Tabacon River and 22 km from La Fortuna Village. The Daniel Oduber International Airport is 2 hours and 30 minutes’ drive away.
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Features

Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms

Getting around

  • Airport transfer
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car park
  • Rental car
  • Shuttle service

Fitness & recreation

  • Games room

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Fishing
  • Garden
  • Horseback riding
  • Hot tub
  • Massage(s)
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool [outdoor]
  • Table tennis
  • Tours
  • Water sports (non-motorized)

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Bar
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Vending machine

Swimming & soaking

  • Hot spring bath

Services and conveniences

  • Laundry service
  • Library
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Shop(s)
  • Smoking area

Access

  • Check-in/check-out [express]
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Pets allowed

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Croatian
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Guest policies

  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Announcements

Please note that the road to reach this lodge is not in optimal conditions. Some guests may prefer to rent a 4x4 vehicle to reach the property. Please inform Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.
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Excellent
based on 765 reviews
  • Cleanliness 9.2
  • Facilities 8.9
  • Location 9.4
  • Room comfort and quality 8.7
  • Service 8.8
  • Value for money 8.2
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