For your information: the tours are operated by companies outside the hotel, our interest is to facilitate the reservation of it and ensure your space for your comfort and enjoyment in the area of La Fortuna, saving time and money in our business relationship with these companies obtain benefits in better rates. La Fortuna de San Carlos is an area rich in biodiversity, in every corner you can enjoy life, fresh air and tranquility. Without a doubt it is your best choice to enjoy your time of rest and vacations. Young and old will enjoy beautiful experiences, attractions and tourist activities of adventure, naturalism and culture. Among a wide variety you can enjoy:
1. BALDI HOT SPRINGS
ONE DAY PASS Discover and experience all the attractions that are offered in the largest thermal water resort in the world, with a day pass. Five star buffet food. Every day from Monday to Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Organize your day to enjoy our 25 pools of thermal water, surrounded by rich and varied autochthonous vegetation, the song of the birds, a jacuzzi for 60 people, the largest sauna in the country, water slides, and much more. Children enjoy all the benefits of hot springs with appropriate games designed for each age group, while parents can sit back and relax and enjoy their vacations. A perfect option for a family day, with comfortable facilities surrounded by lush gardens and a wide variety of activities.
ONE DAY PASS
Discover and experience all the attractions offered at the world’s largest hot springs resort with a One Day Pass.
SCHEDULE: MONDAY – SUNDAY 9:00 AM TO 10:00 PM.
Organize you day to take advantage of our 25 different thermal water pools, surrounded by rich and varied local vegetation, the singing of birds, jacuzzi for 60 persons, the largest sauna of the country, extreme water slides, and more.
Children Enjoy all the benefits of Thermal waters with appropiate games designed for each age group while parents can sit back and relax and enjoy their vacation. A perfect option for a family day, with comfortable facilities surrounded by exuberant gardens and a wide variety of activities.
2. KALAMBU HOT SPRINGS PARK
Schedule every day 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. For Adults: Enjoy delicious massages with the jets of thermal water that falls from the waterfalls. These healing waters reduce pressure on joints and muscles, creating a feeling of relaxation. Kalambu Hot Springs, offers 3 contiguous body slides; The Cyclone, the Tornado and Avalanche are 3 different routes. Everything in a tower! For the bravest is the Mammoth which is a gigantic slide 114 meters long and 12.60 meters high. In a giant raft, can accommodate at least 2 people up to 4 people at a time. This attraction is designed for children aged 7 and up, accompanied by an adult. For children: The little ones will have fun in the interactive games area, specially designed just for children. They will be able to have hours of fun while exploring all the areas of games on several levels and it is also equipped with cannons that shoot water in abundance. There is a huge cube located at the top that continuously discharges the water like a large waterfall, children under 6 years of age, must be accompanied by an adult.
3. LAURELES HOT SPRINGS OPEN EVERY DAY
9:00 AM TO 9:00 PM Termales los Laureles is a family recreation center that offers security, comfort and optimal conditions for you to enjoy a day in the company of your family, friends or loved ones. During your visit, you can relax in the hot springs, admire the beauty of the splendid view of the Arenal Volcano and contemplate the exuberant vegetation that surrounds our facilities. We have seven pools of thermal water and two with cold water. Temperatures range from 25⁰ to 45⁰. All our pools are surrounded by a variety of plants and flowers typical of the area. We have ample parking and security all day, ranches with safe, as well as changing rooms.
4. FOURTRAX ADVENTURE ATV`S TOURS
We start at La Pradera Hotel, after a little explanation of how to drive, the security rules and a driving practice, we will go to a private farm, through a beautiful scenario of nature, trees, birds and animals, we will enjoy all the way to the a very high point on the base of the volcano, there you can see the all area of the Arenal and of course the Majestic Arenal Volcano, there we will have a drinks and after a break we are all set for the rest of the adventure. We will drive to the Arenal River going through La Guaria town, once at the river you can take a shower rest for a while and come back to the restaurant to have a delicious lunch or dinner.
Included: Transportation from and to your hotel near La Fortuna. The equippement. Bilingual guide. Lunch or dinner. Drinks.
Departure time: 07:30 AM 11:00 AM 02:30 PM – Approx 3 hours. We pick up 15 minutes before the tour begins.
What to bring: Tennis shoes Camera,Towel swimsuit.
5. SCHOOL FOR THE PATHS VOLCAN ARENAL
In this trek through the trails of the Arenal Volcano National Park, we will go ahead in the tropical forest and areas that were once devastated by the fury of the Volcano. During the walk it is possible to observe a great variety of flora and fauna of the area as well as sites of great interest, the “Coladas de Lava de 1992”, a large accumulation of solidified volcanic material expelled from the crater of this colossus. On clear days it will have the view of the impressive Arenal Volcano, the Arenal Lagoon, the Tilaran mountain range and the Cerro Chato. Our naturalist guide will provide valuable and interesting information about the main characteristics of this volcano, the flora and fauna of the area. The Arenal Volcano remains active since 1968 to date. We will visit a history museum, two hanging bridges, the waterfall at the foot of the flat hill and the natural and thermal waters of the Tabacón River. The tour leaves every day from 2:00 pm and returns at 8:00 pm Includes transportation from your hotel. Bring comfortable clothes, closed shoe, long or short pants, insect repellent, camera.
6. RAFTING TOUR IN RIO BALSA EVERY DAY, LEAVING
AT 9:00 AM Class II, III Rafting on the beautiful Balsa River. Navigate 12 kilometers of white water rapids, enjoy a great adventure and pure adrenaline, then come a stop along the way to rest a little, do a little swimming, and enjoy a fresh fruit from Costa Rica. After rafting, we will enjoy cold water, beer, and we will take you to a local restaurant for a Costa Rican-style lunch, a delicious wedding. Includes transportation, snacks, fruit, beer water and a delicious lunch. Bring comfortable clothes, closed shoes and / or water, long or short pants, clothes for change. RAFTING TOUR IN RIO SARAPIQUI The Sarapiquí River is the perfect adventure of flora and fauna. The class III and IV rapids are perfect for first time rowers looking for a challenge or families interested in a fun, located in the lowlands of the rainforest, you will get amazing views of tropical birds and lush jungle landscapes . Sarapiquí allows you not only to enjoy the rapids, but also to rediscover the ability of childhood to play: relax in the crystal pools, flat between the rapids, and swim and splash. This trip begins in La Fortuna, in the Arenal region of Costa Rica, where our expert guide will pick you up at the private transport of your hotel and will travel 1:30 hours to the river.
7. HORSEBACK RIDING TO FORTUNA WATERFALL RIVER
On the way, you can enjoy the vegetation of a mature forest along the Fortuna River, as well as the excitement of crossing our bridge, observing and observing frogs, toucans, insects and some monkeys that inhabit the place. Once on the river and the majestic waterfall of La Fortuna, you can swim, take pictures and relax with the breeze of the water that runs through the 100-meter-high canyon. The return is done walking along the same path to return to the Pino Blanco viewpoint and ride to the starting point. During the return you will have the opportunity to visit the Maleku Indigenous Cultural Rescue Center. At present, you can make an approach to their traditional clothing, culture, crafts, beliefs and language. Daily schedule: 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. Duration 3 hours. Bring comfortable clothes, long pants repellent, closed shoe, change clothes, swimsuit, camera and binoculars. Horseback to the Waterfall La Fortuna River Along the way you will delight in the vegetation of the mature forests along the La Fortuna River, cross the thrilling hanging bridge, and discover some of the frogs, toucans, insects, and monkeys that make this area their home. Once we arrive at the majestic La Fortuna Waterfall and river, you will have the opportunity to take pictures, or climb in for a refreshing swim, or just enjoy the breeze off the water and the beauty of the river canyon of over 100 meters (320 ft.) in height. We will double back and return to the reception area on the same trail, passing again by the beautiful White Pine Waterfall for one more view. Along the ride back, you will have the chance to visit the Maleku Indian Cultural Rescue Center. In this small representative project you will learn about the traditional dress, cultures, crafts, beliefs, and language of these cultural ancestors of Costa Rica. What to bring: Comfortable clothing, Comfortable tennis shoes or walking shoes, Non-spray insect repellent Binoculars Swimwear Towel Camera Departure time: 07:30 AM 10:30 AM 1:30 PM
8. CANOPY TOUR
An authentic adventure, friendly with the environment and full of adrenaline in the middle of the tropical rain forest A 3-kilometer route to the viewpoint of the Pino Blanco waterfall, where it will be surrounded by canyons up to 120 meters high. The Arenal Volcano and Cerro Chato will be waiting for you. Enjoy the unique Canopy that offers to fly over the waterfall of La Fortuna on a cable of 980 meters, at a spectacular height. After the adventure in the Canopy, you can visit the Maleku indigenous cultural rescue center. At the end of the tour if you wish you can return to the reception on horseback (for an additional cost) and enjoy the scenic beauty of 2 kilometers. Daily schedule: 8:30 AM, 10:30 AM, 1:30 PM Bring comfortable clothes, closed shoe, long pants, insect repellent. CANOPY TOUR- (zip line) An authentic adventure in the rainforest that is full of adrenaline and in harmony with the environment. A 3 km (2 mile) zip line adventure trail takes you to the White Pine waterfall, surrounded by canyons up to 120 meters high (360 feet). The Arenal Volcano and Cerro Chato will be waiting for you. Enjoy the only zip line tour that allows you to fly above the La Fortuna Waterfall, across to 980 meter cable (over a mile!), At a spectacular height. After the zip line adventure, you will visit the Maleku Cultural Rescue Center. You can then choose to return to the reception desk on horseback (for an additional cost) and enjoy the scenic beauty along the 2 km ride. Schedules: 8:00 a.m. | 10:30 a.m. | 1:30 p.m. What to bring: Comfortable clothing, Comfortable tennis shoes or walking shoes, Long Pants, Non-spray insect repellent
We can also reserve you in activities such as:
• Visit to Rio Fortuna Waterfall
• Tour to Deer Caves
• Rio Celeste Waterfall Tour
• Lazy Observation Tour
• Visit to Villa de Indígenas Maleku
• Day and night hikes and hiking
• Peasant Life Tour
• Chocolate and Coffee Tour
• Tour to Caño Negro