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Essence Arenal Spa & Yoga

Rental with Lake view

0 stars

El Castillo

Very good

based on 693 reviews

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About Essence Arenal Spa & Yoga, El Castillo

Value for money
Essence Arenal is an ecological hotel surrounded by Tropical Forest that offers a wellness center to tourists, it is surrounded by gardens and beautiful views of Lake Arenal, the Arenal Volcano and Cerro Chato. Its location is in the Castle, 10 km from the Arenal Volcano National Park and 12 kilometers from the hot springs. It offers accommodation, gardens, trails, volleyball court, organic farm, free parking, WiFi, outdoor pool with water from a spring. Additional services are offered such as Yoga classes, Temazcal, Spa Circuit (jacuzzi, Turkish bath and sauna), Massages, different therapies such as Reiki, Ionic Detox, cooking classes. The cocoa tour, bird tour day and night are also offered. We have our Essence Restaurant that offers vegetarian, vegan or gluten-free breakfasts, à la carte lunches and themed dinners, all created with local products or from the Essence organic farm. Essence has rooms with a wardrobe, tiled floors and a private bathroom equipped with a shower and free toiletries. Paid laundry service is available. The reception provides tourist information and is open until 21:00 to 07:00 (the following day). If you plan to arrive outside reception hours, you must notify Essence, you can do so in the special requests section. Juan Santamaría International Airport is a 3-hours away

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Lodge Amenities & Facilities

  • Lake view
  • Mountain view
  • Outdoor pool
  • Hot tub
  • Sauna
  • Kitchenette
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free toiletries
  • Internet


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shared toilet
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Open-air bath
  • Toilet paper
  • Public bath
  • Private bathroom


  • Family rooms
  • Seating area
  • Sofa
  • Lake view
  • Mountain view
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Storage available

Pool and spa

  • Spa and wellness center
  • Massage
  • Hot tub
  • Outdoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Pool with a view

Things to do

  • Hiking
  • Eco tourism
  • Fishing
  • Canoeing
  • Cooking classes
  • Horse riding

Services and conveniences

  • Car rental
  • Safety deposit box
  • Hammam (Turkish bath)
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • 24hr front desk


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Trash cans

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free parking
  • Private parking
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)


  • Grocery deliveries
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant

Accessibility and suitability

  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • No smoking
  • Designated smoking area


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Garden


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service


  • Socket near the bed
  • Wardrobe or closet

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Safe


  • Kitchenette

Media and entertainment

  • Books


  • Desk

Family friendly

  • Kids meals

Essence Arenal Spa & Yoga Reviews

Very goodBased on 693 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Staff were super friendly and helpful. (in 70 reviews)
  • The welcoming was very nice and the staff very attentive. (in 60 reviews)
  • The food was amazing. (in 46 reviews)
Cons -
  • "Take a room, you won't be disappointed" (in 14 reviews)
  • The electrical installation for the shower did not seem very safe. (in 1 review)

Essence Arenal Spa & Yoga room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • How far is Essence Arenal Spa & Yoga from La Fortuna?

    If you're looking to go directly from La Fortuna to Essence Arenal Spa & Yoga, expect a 37min drive as they are around 12.4 mi apart.

  • What is the best way to get to Essence Arenal Spa & Yoga from La Fortuna?

    A very popular option for travelers staying at Essence Arenal Spa & Yoga would be to take a taxi or ridesharing service from La Fortuna directly to the hotel.

  • Is Essence Arenal Spa & Yoga pet-friendly?

    Feel free to bring your dog with you while staying at Essence Arenal Spa & Yoga.

  • Are there food options at Essence Arenal Spa & Yoga?

    One of the easiest dining options for El Castillo guests staying in Essence Arenal Spa & Yoga is to get room service, which is available to all hotel guests.

  • Does Essence Arenal Spa & Yoga have a pool?

    Yes, Essence Arenal Spa & Yoga has a pool that customers can use. Typically, hotel pools have restrictions based on the time of day so be sure to speak to the front desk before using the pool.

  • Does Essence Arenal Spa & Yoga have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, Essence Arenal Spa & Yoga has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • What time is check-out for Essence Arenal Spa & Yoga?

    The required check-out time is 11:00 AM. Please plan accordingly before your departure to avoid any penalties or fees.

  • How much is a room at Essence Arenal Spa & Yoga?

    The cheapest deals found start from only $40 per night. The average rate for rooms at Essence Arenal Spa & Yoga is currently around $48/night. Enter your dates in the form above to see more.

  • Is there laundry service in Essence Arenal Spa & Yoga?

    Yes, there is. Reach out to Essence Arenal Spa & Yoga, El Castillo for more details on all available laundry services.

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