For young vacationers seeking some adventure, fun, and excitement, the Arenal region in Costa Rica delights them with several recreational activities. Whether you are looking for biking, hiking, spelunking, or just love to soak yourself in the all-natural springs, the country has it all. With scenic views, diverse topography, majestic volcanoes, cloud forests, and natural caves, Costa Rica has several things for you to do. Here are some of the most exciting activities for you in Arenal:
Explore the Venado Caves
Stretching across 2,700 meters, these limestone caves are known for their pointy stalagmite and stalactite formations and are about 15 to 20 million years old. So, if you are an adventure seeker, gang up with your family or friends to explore the natural cave that will take you 8,850 feet underground. Take a trip from the Arenal region to the caves, wading through underground rivers and streams, spotting subterranean creatures and marine fossils on the way. A professional guide will tell you about the history of the cave. During a guided tour, you may notice monochrome frogs, bats, and fish that are frequently seen in the caves.
Take a Warm Bath in the Natural Hot Springs
Tired after a strenuous hike or a long walk in the rainforests? Soak your stressed muscles and unwind in the all-natural hot springs at Arenal. The place boasts many thermal pools, the water of which is naturally heated underground. Did you know that the country’s mineral waters are as good as therapeutic baths and have been effective in treating rheumatoid arthritis for at least 200 hundred years? Vacationers can take a refreshing dip in the warm waters, surrounded by the verdant rainforests and the majestic Arenal Volcano.
Go for Road Biking
Take a biking trip around Lake Arenal to enjoy the beauty of the undulating hills and verdant forests. This trip is ideal for novices as well as intermediate bikers. Your ride will start near the Arenal Dam and then take you by a picturesque lake and through the deep rainforests. After the ride, stop for lunch and then take a boat trip across the lake offering stunning views of the volcano on your way back.
If you are looking for some adventure activities and a bit of an adrenalin rush, then Arenal is the place to be. Do you want more information about our vacation homes and all that you can do around this location? Call us at 1-844-MY-HILLS today.