Arenal Volcano Photo Gallery

Simply put, Arenal is striking. A picture-perfect volcano dominates the horizon, while rivers and waterfalls tumble through the rainforest that spreads across its base. To the south, the massive Lake Arenal stands sentry to the Tilarán Mountain Range, whose jagged green spine extends along Costa Rica’s central highlands.

Yes, it’s hard to take a bad picture here. You can point your camera in nearly any direction and it’s bound to capture something good.

The photo galleries below explore various aspects of Arenal – its towns, natural landmarks, and spectacular moments. Click on any category to find more pictures and information on the given topic.