Arenal Observatory Lodge is a unique eco-lodge located outside La Fortuna and near Lake Arenal. The eco-lodge offers guests a unique location as it is located as close to the Arenal Volcano as you can get. Guests of Arenal Observatory Lodge will enjoy amenities such as swimming pool, internet access, restaurant, bar, tropical gardens, waterfall, wonderful birding, and nature trails.
The La Fortuna area offers plenty of activities such as the Hanging Bridges, Arenal Volcano Natural History and Nature Tour, bird watching tours, Cano Negro riverboat safari, Canopy zipline and the la Fortuna Waterfall. A visit to the Hanging Bridges is a wonderful experience for nature lovers that will enjoy the flora and fauna that the rainforest offers. This is a great tour to bring your camera and binoculars to spot the wild life in the early morning.
While there is plenty to do in the La Fortuna area, you may prefer hiking the trails in search of birds and wildlife at Arenal Observatory Lodge. You might also want to take a dip in the pool and gaze at the immense volcano right in front of you. You will be connected to the rest of the world as the eco-lodge offers internet service.
The rooms at Arenal Observatory Lodge include Standard Rooms, Casona rooms, Smithsonian Rooms, Junior Suites, and the White Hawk Villa.
The Standard room provides coffee maker, 2 queen beds, in-room safety deposit box and balcony with volcano view.
The Casona is ideal for group- or family accommodations and is set 500 meters off the main building. It provides safety deposit box, furnished outside seating area. Its 5 comfortable, value-priced rooms with a large terrace provide an impressive view of the volcano and Arenal Lake. The two large, comfortable bathrooms are shared by all La Casona guests.
The Smithsonian Room provides coffee maker, in-room safety deposit box, private bathroom and picture window with stunning volcano view.
The Junior Suite provides a small living room, coffee maker, private bathroom, mini refrigerator, in-room safety deposit box, and a large picture window and private deck with volcano view.
The White Hawk Villa is located about 800 meters from the main building. It provides a large, well-ventilated living room with Satellite TV, dining room, and fully-equipped kitchen. The lower level can accommodate eight people in its two bedrooms, each with private bathroom and in-room safe.
All accommodations include a guided morning hike along the property trails.
To sum it up, Arenal Observatory Lodge is a very good option for your La Fortuna eco-lodge. It offers one of the best views of Arenal Volcano from any vantage point of the property and is great for those seeking a quiet getaway.