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The van boat van is not a tour but it sure feels like one. This transport service is a great alternative if you are traveling from Monteverde to Arenal (Arenal to Monteverde is also available). The trip leaves from the main hotels in Monteverde and after a ride to Rio Chiquito, we arrive at lake Arenal were a boat will transfer us to the Arenal Dam, where you again take a van to the hotel of your choice in the Arenal area.

This door to door service will transport you in comfort  The boat will cross the Arenal Lake in Costa Rica  You can see the Arenal Volcano from various places along the way

The boat ride is full of beautiful scenes including a great view of the volcano. This transport not only saves you time but it gives you incredible memories.

The majestic Lake Arenal near the famous Arenal Volcano is the largest in Costa Rica. We offer many activities all year round on and around it: windsurfing, fishing, boat tours, boat shortcut to the Monteverde Cloud Forest, kayaking, horseback riding and mountain biking along the shore, etc.

Lake Arenal was enlarged to 3 times it's original size to form a basin for the hydroelectric project that now produces 70% of Costa Rica's electricity with an area of 85.5km (33 sq. miles). Surrounded by rolling hills that are partly pastured and partly forested and dominated on the east side by the imposing perfect cone of Volcan Arenal.

The lake's other claim to fame is its rainbow bass sport fishing. These fighting fish are called by locals guapote and are large members of the cichlid family. Their sharp teeth and fighting nature make them a real challenge. Their meat is white and tasty.

Lake Arenal with it's unique combination of warm fresh water, steady and strong winds and spectacular scenery now enjoys a world class reputation amongst windsurfers and sailboarders.

Trails in the cloud and rain forest

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