Costa Rica Volcanes

En Costa Rica, hay cientos de formaciones volcánicas que se extienden a lo largo de la Cordillera Volcánica de Guanacaste, en el norte; hasta la frontera con Panamá en el sur. Muchos volcanes están inactivos y en lugares remotos ideales para una excusión de un día. Sin embargo, los volcanes enlistados a continuación, son atracciones de primer nivel con un gran rango de opciones de alojamiento en las cercanías.

The Picture Perfect Arenal Volcano is Just an Appetizer Costa Rica
The Picture Perfect Arenal Volcano is Just an Appetizer

Northern Lowlands

Choose accommodations near the volcano to be ready for early morning birdwatching and hiking excursions through Arenal Volcano National Park; stay a little further away and you'll enjoy Arenal Volcano looming over the skyline every morning and evening. When you're not admiring the sights, you'll be busy exploring the great outdoors. Treat yourself to horseback riding, zip line tours, waterfall rappelling, and more.

When you're ready to slow it down, you can kayak on Lake Arenal or go for a bike ride near the lake. Pick up some fresh food in town and you can have yourself an afternoon picnic — listen to the roar of the La Fortuna Waterfall or take the plunge into its fresh cool water. Who would have thought one volcano could offer so many options?

Plug Into Adventure —  Not Outlets! Explore The Great Outdoors in The Tenorio Volcano Area Costa Rica
Plug Into Adventure — Not Outlets! Explore The Great Outdoors in The Tenorio Volcano Area

Guanacaste

Situated within the Alajuela Province, you're in for quite a vacation when you stay in the Tenorio Volcano region. This looming giant is just the beginning — you'll enjoy access to luscious forests, roaring waterfalls that are worth the hike, rafting excursions on raging rivers, and volcanic expeditions.

It's nothing but you and the outdoors when you stay at an internet and cellphone free family-owned ranch . Simplify your life when you choose an eco-friendly cabin that offers humble amenities. Looking to indulge a little? There are upscale options if you're celebrating a honeymoon or anniversary.

Enjoy horseback rides, extraordinary views, and more importantly, fresh air and nature when you discover how beautiful a volcanic region can be in Tenorio, Costa Rica. For a special treat, visit the nearby Miravalles Volcano!

Rincon de La Vieja Volcano Trek and then Hot Springs? Costa Rica
Rincon de La Vieja Volcano Trek and then Hot Springs?

Guanacaste

As you make your way through the park, you may come across monkeys, kinkajous, sloths, insects, and plants too numerous to mention. Double your pleasure by enjoying nature and adventure at the same time. If you're feeling intrepid, pack a lunch and plan on making your way to the volcano's summit. It'll take the better part of a day, but if the skies are clear, you'll be rewarded for your efforts with an extraordinary view of Costa Rica — including both coasts. See? Well worth the hike!

One of the perks of this volcanic region is the hot springs it produces, which are perfect for soothing your body after your day of rugged adventure. If you prefer to cool down, you can go back to your hotel or lodge for a refreshing dip in the pool. Many accommodations offer a complimentary breakfast, so you'll always be able to fuel up for your next adventure — whether that's zip lining, rappelling, or horseback riding.