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La Fortuna Waterfall

La Fortuna Waterfall Only at nine kilometers from Jardines Arenal Hotel is located one of the most visited places in the Arenal Volcano area, and it is the great “La Fortuna Waterfall”, very close to the Cerro Chato and the Arenal Volcano National Park. Famous for its enormous size of seventy meters of height is a unique attraction that cannot loss in your trip. From Jardines Arenal Hotel, you can get out in your vehicle or taxi to this great experience. The place has a large free parking where you can leave your vehicle without any concern. Beginning the tour you can contemplate the beautiful nature while traveling in a descent of five hundred steps, through a wide path with comfortable areas to rest. Shortly before you hit, you will hear and discover the great waterfall; and once there you would be impressed by such a magnificent natural spectacle. An impressive drop of crystal clear water forming a pool where visitors can swim, refresh and enjoy the peace of this wonderful natural resource. The place also has a viewpoint that has accessibility for people with a physical problem, where they can admire the Waterfall from a distance of two hundred […]

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Celeste River, a Natural Beauty

Celeste River, a Natural Beauty! Within the Volcán Tenorio National Park, located an one hour and a half from our Jardines Arenal Hotel, you will find one of the most famous and beautiful rivers in Costa Rica, called Río Celeste River. Considered one of the 7 tourist wonders of our country, it is a unique experience that no national or foreign tourist should let pass. A great work of art of the Creator who receives thousands of people every year, in a walk of approximately 3.5 kilometers, which are marveling at such beautiful landscape. Being the color of the turquoise river, it gives the sensation to its visitors to be in the sky. Among its main attractions are its spectacular waterfalls, where taking photos will leave an unforgettable memory. In addition to a great phenomenon that has its place in “The Teñideros”, this is where the river gets its name, turquoise color is the product of a perception of the human eye, due to the dispersion of sunlight. A group of scientists at the National University discovered that a type of mineral compound (a white substance that covers the rocks at the bottom of the river) of aluminum, silicon and […]

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Costa Rica is a safe country

A very important issue to consider when we are traveling is the security of the country you want to visit. We already know how everything works in our country, but entering a new place creates uncertainty and distrust. Therefore it is very important to be informed and have an anteroom of culture, society, economy, etc. of the place to travel. In this opportunity I want to expose Costa Rica as a safe country, an ideal tourist destination to be visited by people from all over the world. Are there places that it is better not to visit? As in all countries of the world there are places where the tourist attracts attention and not in a good way. In Costa Rica tourist areas like La Fortuna, Monteverde, Manuel Antonio, beaches, etc. are very safe places, where the tourist can walk quietly. This without leaving aside that one does not have to be overconfident, one always has to be cautious and cautious. It could be said that San José is one of the places where you have to be more careful, since it is a large city with large numbers of inhabitants. It has beautiful and tourist places that you can […]

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Costa Rica an ecological country

Costa Rica an ecological country located in Central America, which represents 0.03% of the surface of our planet. But despite its small size it is world renowned for its great natural wealth, covering 4% of global biodiversity. It is visited by thousands of people every year; tourism it’s the main source of work. Also Costa Rica is characterized by its microclimates, it has different sceneries of beautiful beaches, volcanos and mountains. Costa Rica is greatly concerned by caring its natural treasure and this is highlighted globally with titles like “greener the country,” according FNE (New Economics Foundation) in 2009; “The most ecologic country of Central America” according EPI (Environmental Performance Environment) in 2012, among others. An example to generate electricity. Costa Rica was recognized internationally in the Sustainable Magazine as part of the 5 countries that do not use fuel to generate electricity, among which are also Denmark, Scotland, Sweden and Finland. The main source of energy in Costa Rica is followed by hydro electrical, geothermal and wind. It currently has the largest in Central America Costa Rica positioning by international consultants as a leader in managing the environmental impacts of hydroelectric projects hydroelectric project. In addition, the country has […]

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Benefits of the Hot Springs

Benefits of the Hot Springs Arenal Volcano in Costa Rica, is a very famous area visited by thousands of people around the world each year. The main attraction is the wonderful volcano, surrounded by a wealth of flora and fauna, resulting in beautiful landscapes that travelers can admire. In addition there are numerous activities that fit the taste of all kinds of people. We could say that the hot springs are one of the main activities, perfect to rest and relax. How the hot springs are formed? The hot springs in this area are completely related to volcanic activity. La Fortuna, which is the main town of the place, is rich in springs both hot water and cold water. The thermal born when the rain penetrates through cracks in the earth’s surface and is heated by magma from deep; this is when the water is enriched with lots of minerals from rock strata and subsequently brought to the surface again. Benefits for the body. In addition to rest and relax in the hot springs, your health will benefit because by submerging the body in hot water, this will be easier to release toxins through perspiration, thus cleansing the blood. It […]

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Tips to travel to Costa Rica

To many, Costa Rica’s charm lies in its lush rainforests, unspoiled beaches and abundance of wildlife. With breathtaking landscapes and a myriad of creatures — from toucans to monkeys to jaguars — it’s easy to see why. Where else can you hike active volcanoes, zip line through cloud-covered rainforests and surf warm turquoise waters within the span of just a few days? In this compact but diverse tropical paradise, exhilarating outdoor activities are abundant. Nature-seekers will roam thick jungles while beachgoers will sprawl across the powdery sands. It’s hard not to admire all the splendors this “Rich Coast” has to offer. However, for others, this small Latin American country has a different appeal: it’s a relaxed way of life. Residents — known as Ticos — often recite the catchphrase “pura vida” (or “pure life”). This guiding philosophy can be observed from Costa Rica’s central cosmopolitan capital of San José all the way to the sandy Atlantic and Pacific coasts. To truly immerse yourself in the good life, kick-back and admire the awe-inspiring scenery. Surround yourself with graceful butterflies at La Paz Waterfall Gardens, hike along the monumental Arenal Volcano, mingle with locals at Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, or simply sit […]

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Active Volcanoes in Costa Rica

The Hotel Jardines Arenal has built up quite the reputation for being situated in a very quiet and serene area, surrounded with various forms of wildlife. What really tends to attract tourists, however, is the Arenal Volcano which is situated a few kilometers away from the resort. In the heart of La Fortuna stands this volcano which is still active after many years. It used to be dormant until 1968 when it spewed lava and again in 2010 when there was another eruption. Since then, however, there had been no more signs of activity. There are many active volcanoes in Costa Rica that attract tourists on a monthly basis. Here are a few active volcanoes that you must visit during your next holiday. Poás Volcano The Poás Volcano is probably one of the most popular volcanoes in Costa Rica, if not the world. It is one of the largest active volcanoes on the planet. Situated in the Central Valley, it boasts with sulfuric emissions, active fumaroles, and 2 crater lakes. The northern lake is called Laguna Caliente, which literally means “hot lagoon” is one of the most acidic lakes in the world. It lies in direct contrast to the southern […]

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Costa Rica Surfing

Costa Rica will host the World Surfing for second chance For the second time, Costa Rica will host the World Surfing the ISA International Surfing Asociation (its acronym in English), to be confirmed Monday. The finals will be in Jaco Beach during the first half of August, so that our country will have the privilege of defending the world title he won last year in Nicaragua, both male teams and with Noe Mar McGonagle. In recent months, the president of the Federation de Surf de Costa Rica, Randall Chaves, along with government entities and private companies, worked to collect the million dollars that costs about organizing the event. Costa Rica Surfing

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