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Arenal

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Introduction

The Arenal volcano has a long-established history as the most active volcano in Costa Rica and from the 1960s began admitting a near constant stream of lava into the night sky. This spectacular night-time display ceased as recently as 2010 though when the volcano entered a dormant, resting cycle.

Although the spectacular lava flows have stopped, the Arenal Volcano National Park still offers visitors a number of great opportunities, including white water rafting, waterfall rappelling and the chance to relax beneath the stars in one of the area's thermal pools.

Top itineraries in Arenal

Costa Rica self-drive

13-day tailor-made self-drive from £2,700 pp incl. flights

Travel passed farmlands, forests, lakes and volcanoes to Arenal, the cloud forests of Monteverde and the wildlife of the Palo Verde and Rincón de la Vieja National Parks. Top it all off with a relaxing stay on the palm-fringed bays of Guanacaste on Costa Rica's North Pacific Coast.

Costa Rica Classic

14-day tailor-made journey from £2,930 pp incl. flights

Costa Rica is a land of spectacular volcanoes, wildlife-filled cloud forests, fast-flowing jungle rivers and tropical jungles. Explore its natural-world highlights in Arenal and Monteverde before kicking back on the beaches of Manuel Antonio National Park or Guanacaste.

Costa Rica: Sarapiqui and the Osa Peninsula

11-day tailor-made journey from £3,485 pp incl. flights

Let expert guides introduce you to two Costa Rican gems – the rainforest of Sarapiqui and towering Arenal Volcano. You'll then enjoy a full-board stay at the Lapa Rios Ecolodge, hidden among the wildlife-filled rainforests of the Osa Peninsula.

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