Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa
Make yourself at home in one of the 48 guestrooms. Rooms have private balconies or patios. Bathrooms have showers and complimentary toiletries. Conveniences include laptop-compatible safes and desks, and housekeeping is provided daily.
Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. You can take advantage of recreational amenities such as an outdoor pool and a spa tub. Additional features at this Colonial lodge include complimentary wireless Internet access, gift shops/newsstands, and a fireplace in the lobby. Guests can catch a ride to nearby destinations on the area shuttle (surcharge).
- Outdoor pool
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Fireplace in lobby
- Laundry facilities
- Spa tub
- Television in common areas
- Free breakfast
- Children's pool
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Spa services on site
- Front desk (limited hours)
- Swimming pool
- Full-service spa
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Smoke-free property
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Free WiFi
- Wheelchair accessible path of travel
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- Wheelchair accessible parking
- In-room accessibility
- Area shuttle (surcharge)
- Free self parking
- Luggage storage
- Pool sun loungers
The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 10 PM.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details.
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
Enjoy a satisfying meal at El Jilguero serving guests of Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. A complimentary buffet breakfast is served daily from 7 AM to 9 AM.
Featured amenities include luggage storage, laundry facilities, and a safe deposit box at the front desk. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.
Arenal Volcano National Park - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Children's Eternal Rainforest - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Chato Volcano - 1.2 km / 0.8 mi
Lake Arenal - 4 km / 2.5 mi
Cerro Chato Lake - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Costa Rica Sky Adventures - 5.5 km / 3.4 mi
Arenal Eco Zoo - 7.3 km / 4.6 mi
Butterfly Conservatory - 7.5 km / 4.6 mi
Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park - 14.3 km / 8.9 mi
Arenal Natura Ecological Park - 16.4 km / 10.2 mi
Ecotermales Fortuna - 18.1 km / 11.2 mi
Kalambu Hot Springs - 18.6 km / 11.6 mi
Ecoglide Arenal Park - 19.3 km / 12 mi
Arenal Volcano - 20.6 km / 12.8 mi
Costa Rica Chocolate Tour - 23.6 km / 14.7 mi
The nearest airports are:
San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) - 137.9 km / 85.7 mi
La Fortuna (FON-Arenal) - 24.7 km / 15.4 mi
The preferred airport for Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa is San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.).
- Pool access available from 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM.
- Hot springs access available from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM.
- No rollaway/extra beds available
- Pets not allowed
- Only service animals are allowed
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
- Airport shuttle fee: USD 170.00 per vehicle (one way)