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El Castillo

Although El Castillo doesn't regularly grace the covers of travel periodicals, this Arenal Volcano Region destination is well worth a visit!

El Castillo Vacation Packages

From El Castillo, it is approximately 55 miles southeast to San Jose and 70 miles southeast to Cartago.

With its many family-friendly activities, this is an outstanding destination for visitors of any age. Try out Butterfly Conservatory or Costa Rica Sky Adventures.

Nothing beats the shining sun and salty ocean air. Swing by Jaco Beach, 55 miles to the south. If time permits, continue on to Herradura Beach, 55 miles to the south.

Arenal Volcano Region features a number of fabulous natural areas. Two recommended attractions close by to El Castillo are La Fortuna Waterfall (6 miles away) and Ecotermales Fortuna (7 miles away).

Go and see the Asociación Deportiva Ramonense do their thing at Guillermo Vargas Roldan Stadium. Located in San Ramon, it's 30 miles to the southeast of El Castillo. Look out for the home team's colors of red and white.

To appreciate everything this area has to offer, head down to Arenal Eco Zoo.

When you're getting ready to depart, spend any remaining colones on last-minute gifts and bid "Adiós" to the new friends you've made and the places you've seen.

To get your flight home, head to the closest airport, 45 miles to the southeast.


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£51
Hotel Linda Vista

Hotel Linda Vista

El Castillo, El Castillo
4.2
of 5, from 236 reviews
3.5 out of 5.0

Situated in El Castillo, this hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Arenal Eco Zoo and Butterfly Conservatory. Costa Rica Sky Adventures and Arenal Volcano are also within 6 miles (10 km).

£48
Hotel Castillo del Arenal

Hotel Castillo del Arenal

4 Miles SW Arenal National Park, El Castillo
3.7
of 5, from 118 reviews
3.5 out of 5.0

This family-friendly El Castillo hotel is located on a lake, within a 5-minute walk of Arenal Eco Zoo and Butterfly Conservatory. Costa Rica Sky Adventures and Arenal Volcano are also within 6 miles (10 km).

£54
Nepenthe B&B

Nepenthe B&B

El Castillo, El Castillo
4.4
of 5, from 19 reviews
3.0 out of 5.0

Situated in El Castillo, this bed & breakfast is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Arenal Eco Zoo and 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Butterfly Conservatory. Costa Rica Sky Adventures and Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park are also within 12 mi (20 km).

Sale Sale Sale! Lake Arenal, Sleeps 8, Stunning Views of the Lake & Volcano

Sale Sale Sale! Lake Arenal, Sleeps 8, Stunning Views of the Lake & Volcano

El Castillo de La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano National Park
4.8
of 5, from 13 reviews
0.0 out of 5.0

Situated in a rural location, this property is within 1 mile (2 km) of Arenal Eco Zoo and Butterfly Conservatory. Costa Rica Sky Adventures and Cerro Chato Lake are also within 6 miles (10 km).

£23
Essence Arenal Hostel

Essence Arenal Hostel

1 Km Sur Escuela del Castillo, El Castillo
4.4
of 5, from 9 reviews
2.5 out of 5.0

Situated in El Castillo, this hostal is within a 10-minute walk of Arenal Eco Zoo and Butterfly Conservatory. Costa Rica Sky Adventures and Arenal Volcano are also within 6 miles (10 km).

Villa Esperanza, Breathtaking Views.!!!

Villa Esperanza, Breathtaking Views.!!!

La Fortuna - El Castillo, El Castillo
0.0 out of 5.0

Situated in a rural location, this romantic holiday home is within 1 mile (2 km) of Arenal Eco Zoo and Butterfly Conservatory. Costa Rica Sky Adventures and Cerro Chato Lake are also within 6 miles (10 km).

Lake Arenal Home, 5 Stars, Private, Family Friendly, Sleeps 8, Awesome Views!!

Lake Arenal Home, 5 Stars, Private, Family Friendly, Sleeps 8, Awesome Views!!

#1 Darry Carraterra Vieja, El Castillo
5.0
of 5, from 2 reviews
0.0 out of 5.0

Situated in a rural location, this property is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Arenal Eco Zoo and 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Butterfly Conservatory. Costa Rica Sky Adventures and Cerro Chato Lake are also within 6 miles (10 km).

£40
Arenal Vista Lodge

Arenal Vista Lodge

Pueblo Castillo, Arenal, El Castillo
2.8
of 5, from 35 reviews
3.5 out of 5.0

Located in El Fosforo, this luxury hotel is 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from Arenal Eco Zoo and 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Butterfly Conservatory. Costa Rica Sky Adventures and Arenal Volcano are also within 6 miles (10 km).

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