The 29,692-acre (12,016-ha) Arenal Volcano National Park is located within the larger 504,094-acre (204,000-ha) Arenal Conservation Area, which protects some 16 reserves between the Tilarán and Guanacaste mountain ranges. This area contains a great wealth of geologic and biological complexity, as evidenced by the active and incredible Arenal Volcano.Your vacation in Costa Rica will not be complete without visiting La Fortuna area with its active volcano and its Humid Forest, the best way to enjoy this volcano will be the hike in the Arenal Volcano national park to walk on the most resent lava flow (1992). Here you also have the chance to see some of the present activity (depending on weather conditions), plus the view from the Arenal lake, a great hike! The hike will be followed by a delicious lunch at the hot springs restaurant, then time to relax your mind and body as you enjoy the therapeutic volcanic hot water springs, surrounded by mother nature, rain forest, volcano and magnificent infrastructure of pools, waterfalls and wet bars that will make your visit to these place very pleasant. On the way back to Guanacaste, dinner will be served at a local restaurant in Tilarán Town. Hot Springs choices, Tabacón and Baldi (different rates).