Local Activities

Lake Arenal is a paradise of natural adventure, and a haven away from the hectic pace of the modern world. Escape to Eco Adventure House and find Yourself.

Tico Wind Surf and Kite Center:

At Tico Wind you will find the latest and best in Wind Surf and Kite gear. Your hosts Peter and Christl also provide world class lessons in Wind Surfing and Kite. Lunches are served daily and the chocolate bars are to die for. Tico Wind is only about 10 minutes by car from Eco Adventure House. ticowind.com

Eco Thermales Hot Springs:

Lush garden jungle setting, four pools cascading down from a hot water fall. Large and spacious enough for swimming and floating without cares.

Tabacon Hot Springs:

Acres of wandering pathways through hot pools, waterfalls and river. Swim up bar, water slide, and private hide away pools. World Class restaurant and spa.

Hanging Bridges:

Imagine yourself walking on strong safe suspended bridges high above the jungle in the canopy with birds and monkeys. An easy and comfortable walk, along well kept pathways when meandering slowly and enjoying the breath taking views it takes about 2 hours. The best view of Arenal Volcano on the lake is from the parking lot of Hanging Bridges. You feel you could almost reach out and touch it through the mist.

Horse Back Riding:

Local tour just 15 minutes from Eco Adventure House. Gordo will take you on a magical ride up the hill side to view two volcanoes and two lakes. Breathtaking and unforgettable.

Kayak Lake Arenal:

with local tour guides Jeff and Beth
Daily private tours of Lake Arenal. Experience tropical birds and amazing views while getting a gentle work out.

Rio Celeste:

Tonorio National Park is a two hour drive from Eco Adventure House. In the park you will follow well kept trails to a magical saffire blue river and water fall. Usually the hike is about 2½ hours. With time to swim and play in the warm waters.

Vientos Frescos:

Located just out side of Tilaran about 45 minutes from Eco Adventure House. Vientos Frescos is a playful river with natural rock slide and huge water fall with luxurious pool for swimming. A wonderful day trip often repeated more than once by guests at Eco Adventure House.

Mountain and road biking:

Lake Arenal area offers world class mountain and road biking. You may take a guided tour or enjoy the back gravel roads which wind through hills, and along the shores of the lake.

River Rafting the Rio Corribici

Rio Corobici is a gentle river ride through lush jungle where you will see Boat Billed Herrings, Rosacia Spoon Billed Herrings and a wide variety of other rare and fabulous birds along with gigantic orange Iguanas and lizards that run on water. The trip is about one hour and includes good for the entire family and older couples as well. Begins in Canas about 30 minutes from Eco Adventure House. Best to go in early morning.

Las Pumas Wild Life Rescue Center:

My favorite is the jaguar but none less spectacular are the spotted Margay, Jagarundi, Mountain Lions and various other birds and animals which have been rescued and are being cared for. The walk is about 45 minutes with time to quietly watch the animals. Las Pumas is located in Canas about 30 minutes from Eco Adventure House