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Tropical Lake Luxury Living!


Property Details

Updated: Jul 26, 2016
Main house and 2 cabinas sleeps up to 10 people.

A gorgeous tropical mountain property that can accommodate up to 10 people. Main house has 3-bedrooms and 2-baths. Our 2 cabinas each have private baths and king size beds.

Close to town for convenient shopping but secluded enough to have the opportunity to enjoy the many birds and wildlife and listen to the howler monkeys.

You'll pass through the security gate and head up the hill to your vacation paradise. Your first impression will be the incredible views but then you'll notice the infinity pool.

Step into the house to find everything you'll need to enjoy your vacation, full kitchen, entertainment center, internet, clean linens, comfortable patio where you'll appreciate our piece of paradise.

If you wish to rent only the house in high season, the rate is $150 per night and in low season $130 per night. If you wish to rent the cabinas, they are $40 each per night in high season and $30 each per night in low season.

If you only wish to rent the house, the cabinas will NOT be rented out to others during your stay at Arco Iris.

More Details
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

Speaks: english

10 Reviews

based on 10 traveler reviews


Tropical paradise!

  • 4 of 5

My family and I stayed here for 7 nights and we absolutely loved it. My husband and I were celebrating our 17 year anniversary. It's nice to be in a secure gated community. The privacy is really nice. The view when you walk out the front door everyday was amazing. We got to see toucans and all types of beautiful birds. The infinity pool was a special treat, our boys lived in the pool. The local grocery store also offers delivery. The property is within walking distance to town. We were recommended to eat at "Casa Paniagua" by the property manager Jafet and boy oh boy were we in for a treat. The food is all organic and good. The property manager Jafet was very helpful and friendly. The property has pretty much everything you need. If I could comment on what it was lacking it would the wonderful AC were so used to in the United States. Honestly, the pictures posted here don't do any justice to the true beauty of this property. We all look forward to our next stay at Casa Arco Iris. We rented a car and activities in La Fortuna are about 45 minutes drive. The locals are really nice and helpful not once did we feel unsafe.

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My family recently stayed in Nuevo Arenal. The weather was perfect, the views spectacular! The house was well equipped and comfortable. Many things to do nearby and we enjoyed the local restaurants and shops, everyone we met was pleasant. The property manager was great, kind and helpful. We hope to return next year.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here for a week in one of the cabina's while Gary & Holly were in the house. It was such a beautiful place to stay with great people! Gorgeous views of the lake & mountainside from the pool. The property is beautifully landscaped & we'll manicured. Next time we come we will spend more time at the house, it is a great place to relax. Short walk to a nearby park on the lake. Very short drive into town, which has all your basic amenities. We cooked some meals at the house and enjoyed some out. I highly recommend going to Gingerbread for dinner while you're there, it's 5 minutes from the house.

We found this to be a very central location to stay for all of the excursions we did (ziplining, waterfalls, hiking at the volcano national park, Ceiba tree, hot springs, shopping). Next time we will check out the lake rentals. It would be a nice spot to go fishing, kayak or paddleboard!

As the house is all one level and has a shallow pool with steps down in, this would be a great place for children, seniors or those needing wheelchair accessibility.

There are 2 kitchens and plenty of seating areas to accommodate a large group!

I would highly recommend this property to anyone going to Costa Rica. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Napanee Ontario Canada


  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic stay at arco iris last week. The house was well layed out for a large group with a bar kitchen and an amazing flat top gas grill in the main. The cabinas were comfortable with large bathrooms and walk in showers with oversized windows to enjoy the beauty of waking up to the amazing sounds of Costa Rican wildlife. The property itself is situated in a gated community overlooking an abundance of lush greenery and very scenic lake arenal. We enjoyed our mornings sipping coffee and taking in the abundance of bird life that never seemed to dissapoint, not to mention the infinity pool which provided tranquil relief from the suns rays. The town of Arenal which was within walking distance was very inviting and provided us everything we needed (with the exception of gas due to an update of the pumps). As for attractions we were close to many including an amazing 500 year old cieba tree and famous lake Cote both only a 10 minute drive away. We took in Arenal volcano and visited La Fortuna which was about 45 minutes away. We truly enjoyed our stay and wouldn't hesitate returning, as a matter of fact we are trying to organize our next trip as I'm writing this review. Highly recommend arco iris for a large group or even a group of 2 if you opt for just the main house and not the cabinas. Also if your looking for a unique dining experience the Gingerbread only 10 minutes away provided us with amazing food and a terrific atmosphere.

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful property, Great location and great property manager

  • 5 of 5

My wife and our 4 kids stayed here over Thanksgiving and it was a great fit for our family. We were looking for a place that was a little out of the way and Arenal was perfect for us. Tyler's recommendations for activities and restaurants really made our stay here memorable. Wish we were still there.

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Toronto, Ontario

Definitely 5 stars!

  • 5 of 5

I was lucky enough to stay here 2 years ago and it was the best holiday I have had in a very long time! The property is breathtaking, the weather phenomenal and the location exotic! The property is very clean and the decor very tropical and stylish. I can't wait to go back in 2015! The property is spacious, close to the town of Arenal and within quick driving distance to the volcanos, Tabacon Springs and other highlights.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Liberia at 70 Miles Nearest Barpub : Iguana at 2 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Hiway 142 Nearest Restaurant : Gingerbread at 1 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Playa Hermosa at 85 Miles Car: necessary

Arco Iris on Lake Arenal is a private vacation rental home within a Gated Community overlooking Lake Arenal and close to the pueblo of Nuevo Arenal. The home itself has 3 BR's and 2 Bathrooms as well as a detached 2 unit guest apartment which are fully furnished and close to all of the major activities in the area. The main house will sleep 6 persons and the detached guest apartments will sleep 4 persons. Lots of room for honeymoon couples or groups of up to 10 persons total. From here you can visit the Arenal Volcano, Hot Springs, Monteverde and all of the activities that they offer. This is a comfotable, cozy home that overlooks Lake Arenal and you can walk into Nuevo Arenal if you choose to.


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Property Type

  • house


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Dining Area


  • Television
  • Video Games

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Rural


  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 1750 sq. ft.


  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, combination tub/shower
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, combination tub/shower
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet, shower
  • Bathroom 4 - toilet, shower


  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 king, Located in cabina #1
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 king, Located in cabina #2
  • Main House has 3BR's with 1 Queen Bed, 2 Double Beds and 2 Bathrooms. Detached 2 BR Apartment with 2 Double Beds and 2 Bathrooms.


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden


  • Guests provide their own meals

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