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“Gorgeous” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Lake Arenal

Lake Arenal
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Kayaking Tour on Lake Arenal
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boston
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Gorgeous”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2012

Hard to believe this lake is man made. Take a boat tour of the lake. It takes about 2 hours and it's well worth it. Stunning views of the volcano and amazing wildlife.

Visited March 2012
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Mesa, Arizona, USA
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“Driving around was a wonderful day”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2012

Just driving down the road and we were greated by about 25 coati and then a few hours later howler monkeys walking the telephone lines. The lake offers many beautiful sites from landscape to nature.

Visited February 2012
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Ophelia, Virginia
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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“Beautiful Lake”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2012

We drove around Lake Arenal on our way to Monteverde. The views from every vantage point were breathtaking. We also saw some coatis on the road and stopped to take several pictures. Both the lake and the volcano are worth seeing if you come all the way to Costa Rica.

Visited February 2012
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New York City, New York
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4 reviews
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“A VIEW TO KILL FOR”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2012

The view is magnificent. If you are driving make sure you have a 4 wheel drive.

Visited February 2012
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Grapevine, Texas
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67 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“The quest for monkeys”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2012

Pulling into the parking lot we see a cudumunde strolling down the trail. OK then this is the place. We met with Roger the park offical for the best route to follow to see what we were looking for. Very informative individual with a passion for what he does.
Our quest for monkeys this day would prove to be unsuccessful, but the hike was unbelievable. Flowers and birds and jungle that can only be imagined in a Steve Speilberg movie. I am sure if we had been eariler in the day and not mid afternoon we would have had much better luck in our quest for the primates.

There is a park fee of $10 per person but he trails are very well maintianed each day and all the inclined areas have stone steps on the trails around the lake.

Visited February 2012
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