At the very end of a meandering dirt road, sits the hilltop town of Monteverde, a cloud forest enclave with an alpine feel. Founded by Quakers in the 1950s, what was once mountaintop pastureland is today a paradise of nature reserves, coffee and cheese production, wildlife (and lots of it!), and … [Read more...]
North Central Costa Rica
From the near-perfect cone of Arenal Volcano, across the sparkling surface of Lake Arenal, and sweeping into the otherworldly mists of Monteverde’s cloud forests, the North Central region is a delight for the senses. This is a place of raucous adventure and quiet contemplation, of wildlife spotting and long hikes through ancient lava fields. Here, you’ll encounter the wild, the wonderful and the astonishing around every corner. Here, you’ll discover a Costa Rica far from beaches, separate from expectation, and more spectacular than any hope.
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Our La Fortuna & Arenal Volcano travel guide takes you to the slopes of Costa Rica's most famous volcano. Discover Arenal's steamiest hot springs, greatest adventures, and most beautiful resorts and hotels. Area: North Central Average Temperature: 70 to 86º F (21 to 30º C) Closest … [Read more...]