Symbols of the tropical rainforest, tireless nocturnal carolers, bizarrely multicolored and sometimes poisonous, the rainforest frogs at our conservationist Frog Farm surely display an extraordinary variety. You can see it all, and learn all about them, while making your Costa Rican vacation naturally astounding!
Crocodiles have been on Earth for hundreds of millions of years, with few evolutionary changes, and they remain one of the most predatorily rainforest animals. Smaller in size, the caiman is a frequent sight in some lowland rivers. You can safely take great pictures of both and enjoy sightings of rainforest animals in your Costa Rican vacation, while staying at the Los Lagos Hotel, Spa & Resort.
Enjoy the charm, color and beauty of nature in our Butterfly Garden, a small rainforest paradise with an exquisite selection of Costa Rican butterflies, including the Blue Morpho, one of the icons of the rainforest. So you can be one with nature, and make your Costa Rican vacation naturally harmonious, learning at the same time about the world’s most beautiful butterflies.
Among the thousands of species of insects in tropical rainforest, the most intriguing and fascinating are the Leaf-Cutter Ants, which farm mushrooms underground using mulch chewed from leaves stripped from specific plants and trees.
Canopy Tour Los Cañones offers a tour full of adrenaline within the beautiful Costa Rican rainforest, with the possibility of seeing tropical birds or howler monkeys, while you are a guest in their home. With our Canopy Tour you can be sure you’ll experience a full adventure in your Costa Rican vacation, even within the Los Lagos Hotel area.
Featuring the Arenal Volcano and its surrounding rainforest as the main natural scenery, at our horseback riding camp you can enjoy a key nature tour for your Costa Rican vacation, on very well-tended horses. After horseback riding lessons or instruction as needed, you will be ready to ride the trails, including a rainforest portion where howler monkeys and birds can be seen.
The rainforest biome is so important (basically, a biome is a set of similar ecosystems) because it is home of 2/3 of all species of animals and plants on our planet. In fact, the tropical rainforest is home to more species than all other biomes combined! Furthermore, hundreds of millions of new species of plants, insects and microorganisms living here remain uncatalogued.