Hanging Bridges & Ecotermales Hot Springs

Get up Close & Personal with the Native Flora & Fauna of the Rain Forest!


Rate per person $163

The hanging bridges and hot springs is a great tour for anyone who wishes to get up close and personal with the native flora and fauna of the rain forest and then enjoy a soak in the thermal hot springs!

After a 30 minutes drive from your hotel, arrive to the hanging bridges set in a 250 hectare reserve of primary forest. The 3km trail has 16 state-of-the-art hanging bridges that introduce you to the forests rich biodiversity and loop you through the mountainous area.

The forest is home to many animals and birds like howler monkeys, poison dart frogs, red frogs, snakes, toucans and parrots. This is fun and informative 2.5 hour walk that allows you to have close contact with the nature surrounding and learn more about the primary forest.

Then head to the nearby Ecotermales thermal hot springs, famous for their therapeutic benefits since ancient times and well known for helping to relieve stress and tension in both the body and mind whilst detoxing the skin.

Ecotermales is the smallest of the Arenal Hot Springs and accepts no more than 100 visitors at a time, perfect for couples, families and groups looking for a unique and authentic experience in a tranquil rain forest setting. Owned by a local Costa Rican family Ecotermales offers 4 pools in total varying in temperature between 91º F and 105º F.

Spend 2 hours bathing in the mineral enriched hot springs before enjoying an authentic, traditional Costa Rican meal at the Ecotermales restaurant. After your meal you will be driven back to your hotel.

Please note: the walk is a steady moderate walk, some parts are uphill.

Your tour includes: transportation from/to your hotel, entrance to the hanging bridges and hot springs, guide, dinner.

What to bring: swim suit, towel, change of clothes, extra cash for additional drinks, camera.

*Prices reflect current low season rates and are subject to change. The price you are quoted by our sales representatives will be 100% accurate based on the exact time of your inquiry. Price is per person, double occupancy accommodation and includes: all taxes, domestic transportation, tours and hotels. Price does not include international airfare, optional travel insurance, or credit card payment service fee.