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Basecamp Arenal offers accommodations in Tronadora, 27 miles from Sky Adventures Monteverde and 28 miles from Cavernas de Venado. Housed in a building dating from 2020, this condo hotel is 28 miles from Selvatura Adventure Park and 25 miles from Arenal Eco Zoo. There's a picnic area and guests can use free Wifi and free private parking. The condo hotel consists of 1 bedroom, a living room, a fully equipped kitchen with a microwave and a coffee machine, and 1 bathroom with a shower and free toiletries. The condo hotel offers bed linen, towels, and laundry service. Guests at the condo hotel will be able to enjoy activities in and around Tronadora, like hiking. Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve is 28 miles from Basecamp Arenal. The nearest airport is Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport, 53 miles from the accommodation.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.0 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

Free Private Parking Available On Site

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Accommodation Type
Number of guests
Bedroom :
1 full bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free Wifi
High score for Tronadora
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  • Jeremy
    United States of America United States of America
    The location was great, and as easy to access and get set up as can be. You really feel a sense of freedom when you arrive to the cabina. The bed is very comfortable and I have back issues so it was a really nice surprise to find the quality...
  • Ballestero
    Costa Rica Costa Rica
    Loved the view, very clean! Had everything, fridge, microwave, coffeemaker, kitchen, everything you need to cook.
  • Kenneth
    United States of America United States of America
    I was so comfy I slept through till I was ready to check out. My Host were super friendly and provided a great space. Super cute and simple experience with local wildlife and lake views just outside your door. Next time I come to Tronadora I will...

Managed by Basecamp Arenal

Company review score: 8.1Based on 31 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company info

Established in 2018 CR Lago operates 2 other properties in addition to basecamp arenal.

Property info

Located in the small village of San Luis in a residential neighborhood. Built in 2020 these standalone cabins are ideal for 3 people and have a full kitchen and access to markets, public transit and numerous tourist activities around Lake Arenal. ***Please note, since this is a neighborhood there will be chickens, dogs and monkey who may at times make noise.*** Recientemente construidas en 2020, estas cabañas independientes son ideales para 3 personas y tienen una cocina completa y acceso a mercados, transporte público y numerosas actividades turísticas alrededor del lago Arenal. ***Tenga en cuenta que, dado que este es un vecindario, habrá gallinas, perros y monos que en ocasiones pueden hacer ruido.***

Neighborhood info

Located in a residential neighborhood with restaurants and store within walking distance.

Languages Spoken


Area info

Amenities of Basecamp Arenal
Great facilities! Review score, 8.4

Most popular amenities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free parking
  • Free Wifi
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    Wifi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
    • Coffee machine
    • Stovetop
    • Kitchenware
    • Kitchen
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator
    • Linens
    • Wardrobe or closet
    • Toilet paper
    • Towels
    • Private Bathroom
    • Toilet
    • Free toiletries
    • Shower
    Living Area
    • Dining area
    Room Amenities
    • Clothes rack
    Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
    • Picnic area
    • Outdoor furniture
    Food & Drink
    • Tea/Coffee maker
    • Hiking
    Outdoor & View
    • Lake view
    • View
    Building Characteristics
    • Detached
    Front Desk Services
    • Invoice provided
    • Private check-in/out
    • Express check-in/out
    Cleaning Services
    • Laundry
    • Designated smoking area
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Spanish

    Property practices

    This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.

    House rules

    Basecamp Arenal takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.


    From 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18

    Mastercard Visa Cash Basecamp Arenal accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


    Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

    FAQs about Basecamp Arenal

    • Basecamp Arenal is 0.7 miles from the center of Tronadora. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Check-in at Basecamp Arenal is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

    • Basecamp Arenal has the following number of bedrooms:

      • 1 bedroom

      For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

    • Basecamp Arenal can accommodate this group size:

      • 3 guests

      For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

    • The prices at Basecamp Arenal may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Basecamp Arenal offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Hiking

    • Yes, Basecamp Arenal is popular with guests booking family stays.