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Activities in San José

Arenal Volcano & Hot Springs Tour

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Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts
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US$ 151
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts
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Admire the 7,000-year-old Arenal Volcano and relax in Costa Rica's famous hot springs.

Admire the 7,000-year-old Arenal Volcano and relax in Costa Rica's famous hot springs.

Arenal Volcano & Hot Springs Tour

After picking you up from your hotel in San José, we'll set off on our trip to the Arenal Volcano. We'll make a stop on the way to visit the city of Sarchí, the birthplace of Costa Rican handicrafts. We'll admire the array of colourful wooden objects that are made there.

After this stop, we'll drive past the main pineapple, mango and flower plantations until arriving at the entrance of the Arenal volcano located in the city of La Fortuna. 

Before climbing the volcano, we'll enjoy a meal in a traditional restaurant in the area. The menu includes rice, beans, salad, meat (chicken, fish or pork), mince, plantain and juice.

We'll head to the Arenal Volcano National Park to admire its magnificent volcano. This 1,670-metre high volcano began activity on 29th July 1968 and currently still produces gases and water vapour, making it the most active volcano in Costa Rica.

If we're lucky, we may see some of the area's animal species such as the white-faced capuchin, sloths or jaguars

After our walk around one of the most famous volcanoes in the world, we'll enjoy a relaxing bath in the hot springs

Our trip will end with a buffet dinner consisting of rice, beans, two types of meat, salad, dessert and juice. If you want a vegetarian or gluten-free menu, you must specify this when you book.

After dinner, we'll take you back to the hotels in San José.

Options

When you book you'll have to choose between the Baldi or Tabacon hot springs:

Baldi Hot Springs

We'll enjoy a relaxing bath in the Baldi Hot Springs, water pools originating from the Arenal Volcano that offer multiple health benefits. The hot springs are surrounded by lush tropical gardens that take us to paradise.

There are also swimming pools with slides for young children.

Tabacon Hot Springs

Get lost in these pools of water heated by the magma of the Arenal Volcano. As we bathe we'll admire the famous Tabacon River and its impressive waterfalls

If you're feeling daring you can take a dip in the other pools with different temperatures and water flows.

Pick up

The tour includes pick up and drop off to and from the main hotels in San José. If the hotel is located further out, you'll be told where to meet.

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Price

Adults Children between 3 and 11 years old Children under 3 years old
Arenal Volcano + Tabacon Hot Springs
US$ 162
US$ 121.50
US$ 20
Arenal Volcano + Baldi Hot Springs
US$ 151
US$ 113.25
US$ 20

Arenal Volcano + Tabacon Hot Springs

  • Adults

    US$ 162
  • Children between 3 and 11 years old

    US$ 121.50
  • Children under 3 years old

    US$ 20

Arenal Volcano + Baldi Hot Springs

  • Adults

    US$ 151
  • Children between 3 and 11 years old

    US$ 113.25
  • Children under 3 years old

    US$ 20

More Information

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Duration

15 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English and Spanish.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English and Spanish.

Included

Hotel pick up and drop off.

English and Spanish speaking guide.

Hot springs bath.

Lunch.

Dinner.

When to book?

You can book up until 30 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.

Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

  • Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 4 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

From
US$ 151
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.