Arenal Volcano, Costa Rica

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La Fortuna de San Carlos is a small town in the north of Costa Rica. It is mostly famous for the nearby Arenal Volcano (1,633 m). The Arenal Volcano is a destination for scientists and tourists alike. La Fortuna was originally called "El Borio" before the day of a huge eruption in 1968, when the volcano erupted to the east and destroyed all in its path, including two villages. El Borio (La Fortuna) is located on the west side of the volcano and was untouched.

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Proyecto Asis

Nature & Wildlife Area

La Fortuna Waterfall


Ecotermales Fortuna

Hot Spring & Geyser

Butterfly Conservatory

Nature & Wildlife Area

Free Natural Hot Springs

Hot Spring & Geyser

Arenal Hanging Bridges


Ecocentro Danaus

Hiking Trail

Lake Arenal

Body of Water

Arenal Volcano (Volcan Arenal)

National Park

Los Lagos Hot Springs

Hot Spring & Geyser

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