Arenal Volcano Rentals

Costa Rica’s Arenal Volcano is the most popular destination in Costa Rica. Vacation rentals are the perfect choice for tourists who want to sample the unique culture of this fascinating part of the country firsthand.

Arenal Vacation in Costa Rica

A trip to Costa Rica is best if it includes a few days near the majestic Arenal Volcano. It’s just a few hours from Guanacaste, where most of our visitors like to stay, so it’s an easy add on to see two locations in one trip.

La Fortuna is home to the Arenal Volcano National Park, which contains well maintained trails, hills of lava rocks, panoramic viewpoints of the volcano and mountain range, and offers the chance to explore the ecosystems of the rainforest and go bird watching.

Lake Arenal- Costa Rica’s largest lake, full of adventure

This popular town also boasts the country’s largest lake, the La Fortuna Waterfall, and the Arenal Conservation Area, with thousands of acres to explore flora, fauna, and geologic wonders. Changes in altitude offer many unique micro-climates that are home to a great variety of species.

It’s also known as the adventure capital of Costa Rica. After a day of hiking, or other adventure activities like canyoning and rappelling, visiting a wildlife refuge, mountain biking, kayaking, stand-up paddle-boarding, white water rafting, horseback riding, spelunking, exploring with an ATV, crossing hanging bridges, aerial tram riding, or zip lining, you might choose to relax in the therapeutic, geothermal hot springs, naturally heated by the volcano, take a sunset cruise on the lake, or go on a night time safari.

Arenal town is ideal because it’s just a few streets wide and all the tourist shops and restaurants are right there. Will Smith is a big fan of Arenal! Keep an eye out for him during your visit.

Luxury vacation rentals near the Arenal Volcano and Lake Arenal in Costa Rica

Now, for where to stay as your home base in Arenal… We have the top recommendations for your ultra-exclusive home away from home with top-notch amenities. The best accommodations in the Arenal area are villas at The Springs Costa Rica. They all have great volcano views, pools or Jacuzzi, and plenty of privacy. They come with full access to resort-like amenities, including hot springs, the Club Rio Adventure Center, restaurants, bars, and a spa. You get to feel safe and secluded in your own relaxing world and then enjoy the conveniences of the resort on your own terms.

The resort has both hot and cold springs, five unique dining experiences, ranging from a poolside grill to fine dining, and a full-service spa, with trained professionals, the latest technology, and indigenous tropical botanical ingredients. It’s amenities scream quality and convenience, with a backdrop of spectacular views you may have seen on “The Bachelor”.

The sprawling property is high above the town, affording guests incomparable views of both the volcano volcano and the sparkle of the town on a crisp, breezy night. Kids enjoy their own game lounge and families connect over putt-putt, waterfall, and water slide fun. The Club Rio Adventure Center offers every kind of experience you could think of, from rock climbing to river tubing, from fishing to wildcat feeding. Guests always enjoy their time in the resort’s Animal Sanctuary, home to animals that were confiscated from poachers or donated by other rescue centers.

Our Four Favorite Onsite Villas

Villa Guayaba is a two-bedroom, two-bath option with an impressive outdoor living space with a heated infinity plunge pool, hammock, and sundeck. The plunge pool can be set to your desired temperature and is complete with massage jets and two small waterfalls.

Villa Calatea, with two bedrooms and two and 1/2 baths, has a kitchenette, four exterior terraces, heated infinity plunge pool, private master balcony, and covered outdoor dining area. Each bedroom has a private bathroom with a Jacuzzi tub. The marbled bathrooms have multiple shower heads for ultimate luxury.

The Falcon’s Nest has five bedrooms and six impressive bathrooms. The sundeck has a large Jacuzzi, a covered outdoor dining area, rocking chairs, and hammocks. The balconies boast sensational views.

Villa Palacio is an estate compound palace with five bedrooms and six baths, surround sound with mobile compatibility, a 50-foot wide pool, 12-person, 360 degree infinity edge Jacuzzi, fire pit, gazebo with dining space for ten people, and a covered outdoor living area. It also has a recreational area including a 9-hole putting green, basketball court, bocce court, ping pong, darts, and an organic farm maze.

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