El Silencio Mirador Trails & Baldi Hot Springs

The El Silencio property is a vast, 555-acre (225 ha) reserve with over 247 acres (100 ha) of primary rainforest. Visitors will experience a guided hike of the reserve and learn about the flora and fauna as well as the Arenal volcano. The second portion of the trip includes a visit to the Baldi Hot Springs.

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  • Duration: 6 hrs
  • Available Days: Every day
  • Schedule: 8:00 AM, 2:30 PM
  • Hotel Transport Included
  • Mobile Ticket Included
  • Offered in English, Spanish

Experience Highlights

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Nature Walk

The El Silencio Mirador is a series of hiking trails and nature reserve located 7.4 miles (12 km) from La Fortuna and 3 miles (5 km) from the Arenal Volcano National Park. The El Silencio Mirador also offers extraordinary views of the Arenal Volcano at the Mirador lookout and of old growth trees including the Ceiba, Trumpet Tree, and Guarumo.

El Silencio Mirador is located in the high-risk zone because of its close proximity to the Arenal Volcano, it is an area where new construction is not permitted but for the last 40 years it has been a safe place to observe the volcano and admire the spectacular view.

The Baldi Hot Springs is composed of dozens of hot and cold pools that vary a great deal in temperature and is a sprawling facility that includes 3 swim-up bars, 2 waterslides, restaurant, spa, and changing rooms. After 15 to 20 minutes of sitting in the hot springs, your core body temperature will be significantly elevated and it is important to cool off in the cold pools throughout your visit.

What to Bring

Closed toed shoes, a camera, swim suit, a light jacket. If desired, extra clothes to change before lunch or dinner.

What's included

All transportation, a guide, a full meal, and entrance fees.


Many of our tours and activities offer transportation pick up & drop off options from several locations and destinations. Options vary by tour, see “More Time and Rates” for full details.

Traveler Comments

À Nice walk

- MONICA P, DEC 2019

Our guide was wonderful!!

- TRICIA D, AUG 2019

AMAZING! We were so lucky with the views! Also our guide was incredible and you could tell he was truly excited to be there and learn/see with us! Baldi was perfect after the hike! We are still blown away by this experience!

- SARAH ., AUG 2019
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