The Arenal Volcano is one of the most visited and touristic places in Costa Rica. Arenal is Costa Rica’s most active volcano, and since 1968 its lava flows have been consistent. Arenal plays a big role in Costa Rica’s power production. Lake Arenal, which rests at the base of the Arenal Volcano, it supplies 12 percent of the country’s hydroelectric energy.
The easiest way of visiting this miraculous place is going to La Fortuna, this town is full of hotels to stay and has plenty of activities to entertain yourself during your vacation in Costa Rica. La Fortuna counts with the amazing experience of hot springs produced by the Arenal Volcano. This springs are completely natural, the underground “veins” of the volcano flow hot water because of the rocks and magma the volcano produces.
The climate in this town varies a lot, the volcano is located in the middle of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans and the different climates influence its temperature. Sometimes the view might be cloudy, it’s all about luck and perfect timing. If the sky is clear, you should be able to presence the beauty of this place with any problem, but sometimes the clouds can cover the tip of the volcano.
La Fortuna has a precious waterfall named after the town. This waterfall is only a couple of minutes away from the crowded part of La Fortuna. Tourists can experience the waterfall and take breathtaking pictures of it, besides that, you can presence an spectacular view of the flora and fauna.
Let yourself live and experience this place, fall in love with Costa Rica’s nature.