Arenal Observatory Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Minbar in room
- Drycleaning onsite
- Airport Transportation
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TravelPod Member ReviewsArenal Observatory Lodge La Fortuna
Arenal Observatory Lodge is based the foot of the Arenal volcano and just next to this national park. The views are simply gorgeous but what I do really enjoyed is the wildlife in this property. It is a secluded location, about 22 kms from La Fortuna town, where the central mountain range divides it from Monteverde Cloud forest allowing to be one of the most important places for bird watching in Costa Rica.
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Travel Blogs from La Fortuna
The rear driver-side tire is hanging precariously over the edge of the 6-foot ditch, and Maria, standing in said ditch, is pushing with all her might and yells "Ready!". I use both of my feet, left on the brake and right on the gas, to slowly apply acceleration while slowly releasing the brake so we don't slide backward even 1 millimeter. I cross …
We birded the grounds around Arenal Observatory Lodge one last time before packing up to leave. We picked up a Boat-billed Flycatcher, Collared Aracari, Scaly-breasted Hummingbird, and Rufous-tailed Hummingbird. I think the realization hit Frank that the tour was drawing to a close, and as we walked toward the car he exclaimed, “The party …
Yesterday we headed into the Arenal Volcano area, with lush green landscapes and thick forests. We stopped for lunch in La Fortuna, a pleasant little town at the base of the volcano, and then birded our way toward the lodge. We picked up a Green Honeycreeper, Broad-billed Motmot, and many bird sounds back in the brush that we were unable to see. …
Volcan Arenal and Cerro Chato by Maren
The ride to Arenal was fun.On the way to the boat we stopped at a tourist stop where there was a parrot,a duck,and a cat living there.The boat ride was fun except that you couldn't see Arenal Volcano because there were clouds over it.When we got up to Arenal Observatory Lodge our room wasn't ready …
And now the final blog from our honeymoon, I am sitting on the plane from Dallas Fort Worth to San Francisco and thinking back on how fast 2 weeks seemed to go.
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