Costa Rica- Arenal

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1. Posted by oddgrace (Budding Member 40 posts) 3y Star this if you like it!

Hey friends! Quick question about Volcan/Laguna de Arenal in Costa Rica.

Is it worth staying in La Fortuna first and then staying at Laguna de Arenal as well (alternatively staying in El Castillo but I don’t have a car) or is it better to base yourself at merely one location and do day trips around the region? How long to stay as well? I love hiking, horseback riding, biking, kayaking....but will also be there just after New Year so very busy! This is why I’m booking my first week in advance so any help would be appreciated.

Thanks guys!

Erin