Scenic view of Arenal Volcano in central Costa Rica at sunrise
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Female hiker looking out at the Arenal volcano in Costa Rica
View of the La Fortuna Waterfall in Costa Rica, Central America; Concept for travel in Costa Rica

Discover the Arenal Volcano region

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The perfect cone of the Arenal is one of the most iconic images of Costa Rica. This volcano was dormant for centuries before abruptly waking up on a sunny day in 1968, and has erupted several times since.

The scenery along its slopes is spectacular, alternating between lava fields and lush forests, and is home to an awe-inspiring variety of flora and fauna.

It's no surprise that hikers from the world over come to explore the trails of this beautiful region; a pure delight.

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