At Arenal Manoa, we’re surrounded by some of the most beautiful and diverse natural landscapes in Costa Rica, which makes it the perfect destination for birdwatching enthusiasts. From the moment you arrive at our hotel, you’ll be surrounded by the sights and sounds of some of the most fascinating and beautiful birds you’ve ever seen. 

From the vibrant toucans to the elusive yigüirro, La Fortuna-Arenal area is home to an amazing array of local and migratory species that will take your breath away.

Whether you’re an experienced birder or just starting out, our hotel is the perfect place to connect with nature and discover the incredible birdlife of our region. With comfortable accommodations and easy access to some of the best birdwatching locations in the area, you’ll have everything you need for an unforgettable bird watching experience.


La Saca restaurant is an amazing location to observe birds in the mornings. The ponds, the lush tropical forest and the variety of plants for birds to enjoy, make the restaurant a hotspot for birdwatchers. So enjoy your freshly brewed coffee, the omelet station, variety of fresh fruits and vegetables and the local cuisine options while gazing at the vast amount of migratory and local birds all year round. Here is a list of the birds you might observe from La Saca: