Mystica Restaurant Lodge & Retreats
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- Outdoor pool
- Swimming pool
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Travel Blogs from Arenal Volcano National Park
Wed Mar 25
-up early n long drive to Rio Celeste. Up n down hike to crazy blue waters of the river caused by aluminum silicate when the river mixes w a creek. Very cool, especially at waterfall. Very much worth seeing but very long ...
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-pool time in aft
-twilight raft in PM
... the automatic.
We picked up the car, and already had an idea of how to get to Arenal via Google Maps. The rental car place also provided a pretty good road map of the country, but certainly it was no AAA quality. The roads on the map were either solid yellow (highway), outlined red (main road), or outlined gray ('regular' road). For our drive up to Arenal, there was yellow to get more than halfway, then a red, then a gray, then another red, then another gray, then another ...
... but another minivan. Half an hour later the bus drops us at our hostel; what an amazing way to travel. It is just coming up to midday and we had planned to spend the entire day at some natural hot springs built into the base of volcano Arenál.
The Baldi hot springs are vast and are all heated by the volcano. There are 14 different pools going up the slope of the volcano, each ...
... of Arenal to the other side of Arenal Lake where we would see the best views of Arenal Volcano. We were going to zip line through the Arenal reserve and the Monteverde cloud forest to catch the best sights of the volcano and lake. We would be taken 4100ft up via skytram to then take 8 different sized and speed zip lines back down. The longest cable was 760meters while the highest was 200 meters. This was by far the best way to see Arenal for all its ...