Common questions

Is Arenal closer to San Jose or Liberia?

Is Arenal closer to San Jose or Liberia?

Re: Arenal from Liberia or San Jose? It’s really about the same – maybe 1/2 hour difference. It depends on where you are going after Arenal — if you are going to one of the north Pacific beaches or somewhere in the north, Liberia would be more convenient.

How long does it take to drive from Liberia to La Fortuna?

two and a half hours
By private transfer, the drive from Liberia to Arenal/La Fortuna can be done in two and a half hours. You can travel the 84 miles (135 km) either by taking Route 1 to 142 or the slightly longer Corredor Nortatlantico (Route 4).

Is Liberia in Costa Rica safe?

Liberia has a high crime rate, from petty to serious. Find out how to stay safe and avoid crime while traveling. Most crimes in Liberia tend to be opportunity-based, and usually occur at night.

What is the closest beach to La Fortuna Costa Rica?

If you head north, Playas del Coco and Playa Hermosa are about 3.5 hours from La Fortuna.

How do I get from Liberia to Tamarindo?

Since Liberia Airport to Tamarindo is only a 1 hour drive and 10 minute flight, this route isn’t readily available. From Tamarindo airport, you pick up your car rental or take a taxi to your final destination. The airport to Tamarindo is a 5 minute drive and about a 20 minute drive to Conchal.

Are there any hot springs in Arenal Costa Rica?

Tabacón Hot Springs was one of the first hot springs resorts in the Arenal area. Go here and unwind in the thermal waters. Baldi Hot Springs is the most expansive hot spring facility in the Arenal Volcano area. The pools are large and small, hot and cold, with walking paths between them.

How tall is the Arenal Volcano in Costa Rica?

Arenal Volcano Overview. Arenal is Costa Rica’s best-known volcano. It’s a stratovolcano – a large, symmetrical volcano that’s built upon layers of ash, rock and lava – and at 5,437 feet (1,657 meters), it stands high above the rest of the countryside.

Where are the hot springs in La Fortuna?

El Silencio Mirador are a series of hiking trails and nature reserve located 7.4 miles (12 km) from La Fortuna and 3 miles (5 km) from the Arenal Volcano. Paradise Hot Springs Resort provides pools with geothermal water which is heated by the Arenal Volcano.

Is the Arenal Volcano a stop on a tour?

As one of the country’s most scenic and accessible areas, it is a requisite stop on any tour of Costa Rica. As Arenal’s ultimate travel resource, this site is dedicated to providing you with information about the Arenal Volcano and the surrounding area.

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