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Arenal Observatory Lodge

Arenal Volcano National Park
Costa Rica
506 2290-7011

Built by the Smithsonian Institute, the nearby Arenal Observatory Lodge offers prime fireworks viewing from picture windows in most guest rooms, the restaurant, and the terrace. Don't miss their guided El Silencio evening forest hike.

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