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By Shannon Farley

After many years of leading bird watching tours in Costa Rica, it is always exciting for an experienced guide to see something new. Recently, on an early morning bird watching tour in the forest gardens at Arenal Observatory Lodge, naturalist guide Cristian Campos saw something quite unusual.

  • Birdwatching, Arenal Volcano, Activities, Animals

By Shannon Farley

Forty-eight years ago, the quiet agricultural community of Arenal, Costa Rica lived peacefully raising cattle and farming around the rainforest-covered, cone-shaped mountain called Cerro Arenal. Life had been tranquil like this for nearly 500 years.

No one expected on the morning of July 29, 1968, that sudden events would change their lives forever and the history of the Arenal Volcano.

  • History, Arenal Volcano

By Shannon Farley

Millions of visitors come to Costa Rica every year to see and experience its spectacular nature. From rainforests to cloud forests, volcanoes and mountains to beaches and lush jungle, Costa Rica deserves its fame for amazing natural resources.

In addition to Costa Rica’s excellent system of national parks, it is the country’s organization of private nature reserves that helps preserve Costa Rica’s tropical ecosystems and their biodiversity.

Article writing by: David De Clercq

 

Highlights

  • Exceptional location and views of Arenal Volcano.
  • Eco friendly resort so you can get up close to the wildlife.
  • Self-guided hikes and walks within the vast hotel grounds.