Get an overview of this hotelLuxury El Castillo hotel in El Fosforo with free breakfast


Located in El Fosforo, this luxury hotel is 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from Arenal Eco Zoo and 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Butterfly Conservatory. Costa Rica Sky Adventures and Arenal Hanging Bridges are also within 12 mi (20 km).

Hotel Features

Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has an outdoor pool and a bar/lounge. Free full breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a poolside bar, a coffee shop/café, and coffee/tea in a common area.

Room Amenities

All 25 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and memory foam beds. Other amenities available to guests include patios, sitting areas, and room service.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Dining options at the hotel include a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Event facilities measuring 474 square feet (44 square meters) include a meeting room. This luxury hotel also offers an outdoor pool, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Arenal Vista Lodge is a smoke-free property.

  • Free breakfast 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Total number of rooms - 25 
  • Number of floors - 1 
  • One meeting room 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Terrace 
  • Restaurant 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 474 
  • Free self parking 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 44 
  • Year Built 1993 
  • Garden 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Television in common areas 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Separate sitting area 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Patio 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Shower only 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Desk 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Memory foam mattress 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary full breakfast each morning.

Arenal Vista - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hot springs nearby 
  • Safari nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails on site 
  • Cave exploring/spelunking nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Ecotours nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 10 PM

Minimum check-in age is 20

Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit 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.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

No elevators

No pets or service animals allowed

Hotel Name

  • Arenal Vista
  • Arenal Vista Lodge
  • Vista Arenal
  • Vista Arenal Lodge
  • Arenal Vista Lodge El Castillo
  • Arenal Vista El Castillo

We should mention

No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

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