• Location: Guanacaste, Costa Rica
  • Duration: 14 hours (approx.)
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Experience the thrill of hiking near one of the most active volcanoes in the Western Hemisphere! On this full-day trip from Guanacaste, get an up-close view of Costa Rica's famous Arenal Volcano and the surrounding tropical landscape. Rejuvenate with a dip in volcanic hot springs and enjoy stellar evening views of the volcano and emerging stars. Round-trip hotel transport from Guanacaste included.


  • Full-day trip to Arenal Volcano and Baldi Hot Springs from Guanacaste
  • Hike in the rain forest at Arenal Volcano National Park in Costa Rica
  • Take in stunning views of the active volcano
  • Soak in rejuvenating hot springs during a relaxing afternoon
  • Learn about the tropical landscape from your knowledgeable local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off plus breakfast and lunch included

What You Can Expect

Arenal Volcano and Hot Springs Day Trip from Guanacaste

Scarlet Macaw in Costa Rica

Spend a day immersed in the geologic wonders and relaxing hot springs of Arenal. After morning pickup at your Guanacaste hotel, ride in a comfortable air-conditioned coach and enjoy a provided breakfast en route to Arenal Volcano National Park. Join your knowledgeable guide on a leisurely hike around the base of the volcano, which emits a steady stream of smoke, ash and lava. Rest assured that trails are carefully chosen for visitor safety.

Trek across open expanses of lava fields formed from previous eruptions and learn about the geologic history of this seismic wonder. Make your way through the lush greenery of the surrounding forest, where your guide will help you spot interesting plant species and native wildlife. Admire panoramic views of the volcano from a distance, and look for signs of activity shooting out of its crater.

Relax after your hike with a therapeutic soak at nearby Baldi Hot Springs. This family-friendly spa boasts 25 thermal pools of varying temperatures surrounded by beautiful tropical scenery. There’s something for everyone, including a swim-up bar, waterfall pools, a kids’ area with a splash zone and several exciting water slides. When hunger strikes, enjoy lunch (included) at the on-site restaurant. As dusk falls over Arenal, take in an enchanted atmosphere of steamy pools and emerging stars with views of the volcano in the distance.

Bask in your relaxed, blissful state on the ride back to your Guanacaste area hotel in the evening.

Customer Reviews


5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Great time, Alejandro was very knowledgeable as a guide, and we enjoyed ourselves thoroughly.

James D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

Freddy, our guide, made this trip fantastic. He knew history, geography, flora an fauna. Well spoken and well traveled. Would take a tour with him anytime anywhere. Some minor confusion about lunch and dinner, but Freddy was in contact with some one during the whole trip and made it all work. A real professional !!!!!

Julie D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2015

This tour was amazing!

Ami F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

This tour was well worth the money. We saw beautiful scenery along the way and the volcano was magnificent. Our guide Hugo was very nice and knowledgeable. The hot springs were simply awesome. Great trip!!

Gary B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2014

Our guide Freddie was excellent and showed us a lot of information that we would not have known about while walking through the rain forest. If I had to say something negative about the trip though it would be that we did not need to stay at the hot springs park we were brought to for 2.5 hours. That was way too long. Otherwise really could have asked for a better trip.

Shannon H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2014

Our experience was great! Our tour guide Rainer was very knowledgeable and provided an exceptional tour. It was a clear day so we could see the volcano.

Sarah and Jordan

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2013

Beautiful drive! Toad hall food was amazing! Fish tacos. Jungle hike was awesome.


4 star rating: Recommended March 2018

Trip to volcano, hanging bridge, breakfast and lunch was amazing! The only minor disappointment was the hot springs. I should have read description a bit more carefully as they were man made-not the natural as I expected. Tour guide, Juan was fantastic, extremely knowledgeable, and always concerned about our well being. Transportation was in a luxury air conditioned bus. This tour is a must!


4 star rating: Recommended January 2017

Interesting trip

sergey s

4 star rating: Recommended February 2014

It was a very good tour. Only we didn't see a top of volcano. It was raining non stop. Everything else was good

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