Destination guide

Delight in the majestic landscape of Arenal

The jungle, hot springs and mountains are a perfect backdrop to your vacation home in Arenal. This relaxing city allures visitors with its hiking and ziplining. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in Arenal

Are you hoping to find things to do during your stay? Travelers enjoy Arenal for its hiking, adventure tours and ziplining. Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Arenal a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Arenal Eco Zoo (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Butterfly Conservatory (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Costa Rica Sky Adventures (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Arenal Natura Ecological Park (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Selvatura Adventure Park (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the volcano viewpoints and other natural features in Arenal

Nature lovers will enjoy Arenal for its lush rainforest, relaxing hot springs and captivating mountain views. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Arenal is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake Arenal (3.8 mi / 6 km)
  • Tenorio Volcano National Park (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Rio Celeste Waterfall (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Arenal Volcano (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Arenal Volcano National Park (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)

Where to stay around Nuevo Arenal?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 106 vacation rentals near Nuevo Arenal. From 39 Houses to 17 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Nuevo Arenal for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Nuevo Arenal?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Nuevo Arenal. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • La Fortuna Waterfall: 377 vacation rentals
  • Costa Rica Sky Adventures: 405 vacation rentals
  • Tabacon Hot Springs: 405 vacation rentals
  • Rio Celeste Waterfall: 143 vacation rentals
  • Arenal Eco Zoo: 407 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Nuevo Arenal listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Nuevo Arenal?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 39 Houses in Nuevo Arenal. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Nuevo Arenal include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 17 rentals available
  • Villas: 17 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 7 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Nuevo Arenal?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 59 vacation rentals with pool available in Nuevo Arenal. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.