Built with adults in mind, this amazing home has three large bedrooms all with spectacular views of Lake Arenal and the Tilaran Mountains. With an average temperature of 74 degrees (23.1 C), Lake Arenal's climate is similar to that in parts of Hawaii. Inside, the main floor boasts a designer inspired grand gathering room, dining room kitchen and master suite. Granite counter tops and sinks, Travertine floors, 12 ' ceilings and walls of glass provide an aura of understated elegance. The house is comfortably furnished with antiques, and overstuffed furniture. Each bedroom has its own private ensuite bath and king size, pillow top beds. The open floor plan, of the main floor has every living area opening onto the large porch. The porch is delightfully comfortable and even has an infinity pool. Simply spectacular views can be had from every room and the porch . Down the hillside are two self sufficient suites with kitchenettes, private covered patios and fantastic lake views. The salt water infinity pool on the porch level spills down three waterfalls to a splash pool below, separating and providing privacy for the two suites. Between the suites, entered through a tunnel under the pool, is a large lounge with leather furniture and a kitchen area.
THINGS TO DO:
Nuevo Arenal Lake Park:
Arenal’s park on the lake is large and well maintained. The lake is safe to swim in and fish can be caught casting from the shore. The is a free launch ramp for boaters.
The scenery from the lake is spectacular and so is the fishing. Guapote, (river bass) and Talapia abound. Kayaking is popular on the lake and provides up close glimpses of wildlife and waterfowl near the shore. Rent a kayak or go with one of the guided tours .
Active Water Sports:
One of the premire kiteboarding and windsurfing locations in Costa Rica is in the West end of Lake Arenal. The steady winds provide a mecca for boarders. Lessons and rentals are available at several locations. Wake boarding is also popular.
Tiny Costa Rica is home to more species of birds than the whole of North America. Several hundred species are residents in the Lake area. Highland species are spotted frequently along with migratory waterfowl providing excellent birding..
Local stables provide guided nature tours around scenic Lake Coter complete with picnic lunches. The restaurant, at the stables, makes the best Yogurt in Costa Rica.
Hiking, Walking, Wildlife:
There are several enjoyable hikes in Nuevo Arenal. Lake Coter the crater lake. Walk about town with other birdwatchers. and those seeking A glimpse of the local wildlife, enjoy walking along the roads near the Lakeside Park.
Rio Celeste the blue river and waterfall, is in nearby Tenorio park. Arenal Volcano, and the surrounding hot springs, zip lines and canopy tours. Cana Negro Wildlife Refuge, The caves of Venado, White water rafting and float tours surround Nuevo Arenal. There is something for everyone