Hot Springs

    You are in Costa Rica for vacations and you want to visit a different place that can bring you some rest and relaxation. Be sure to visit the delightful Hot Springs in La Fortuna in San Carlos. 
    Several hotels and recreation places in the area offer this relaxing Hot Springs that come from the Arenal Volcano. Some of these pools appear to be concrete pool while others are built of stones and are surrounded with the exuberant vegetation of the area.  They have different temperatures to suit the visitor. Some of the well-known places where you can find these Hot Springs, with great benefits for body and mind in La Fortuna in San Carlos, are: Baldi Hot Spring, Tabacón Grand Spa, The Royal Corin Spa, Arenal Manoa & Hot Springs, and others. 
    These places not only offer a relaxing hot bath, but also an excellent view of the Arenal Volcano. And if the visitor gets lucky, he or she might enjoy a live demonstration of the volcano eruption. Moreover, there are other additional services like meals included in special packages with the entrance. In some cases, there is a Spa, if you wish even more relaxation. If you are going to visit the Hot Springs, it is important to remember to carry sandals, comfortable tennis shoes, waterproof bag in case of rain, sunblock, hat, towel, clean clothes and waterproof jacket. But just in case, in those places you can also borrow beach towels included with the entrance.  

  • * More details about its attractions 

    The Gastronomy of this place is based on a gifted chef who creates his recipes inspired in fresh and local ingredients. He respects the zone’s culinary tradition integrity, including area’s collaborators who add their wide farm knowledge to each dish. According to what Blog Life and Travel in Costa Rica was told, they look for local farms with amazing products that fulfill international standards managing.  

    But, if you like the real adventure… There are 15 platforms used for the real adventure: 6 of them are located over the rock and 9 of them are hanging on the canyon’s walls. In addition, there is a “pendulum cable” called “Tarzan Swing” of fifty-feet-high, and a bridge called “Desafío” (Challenge) of ninety-feet-high. There are 4 via ferratas whose length is from 15 feet to more than 30 feet. There are 5 zip lines whose lengths vary from 260 feet to 800 feet.

    Something that the bicycles’ lovers enjoy in this place is the “Mountain Cycling Park” with unique and impressive views. The mountain cycling route of Río Perdido currently attracts cyclists from the whole world, not only from our country. The professional cyclists generally visit the place for only one day, and they choose a second day for another round in the eclectic route that offers solid rock parts, sand and soil that go through bridges, slopes, hillsides, and also, some gradients in the advanced route.

    This route offers incredible stops that include short walks to several panoramic viewpoints, two waterfalls, one cave, the ruins of a colonial house, and a thermal water spring that is naturally carbonated. This water spring was historically visited by the residents who were looking for its medicinal properties. However, there are also guided routes for leisure cyclists who only want to enjoy the landscapes.   

    And we do not end right here… There is still more to know about this majestic place, wait for our 3rd Part. 


    Photo by:  Río Perdido Hotel & Thermal River






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