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Hostel La Choza Inn
The price is £29 per night
0.17 mi from city centre
3.6/5Good! (82 reviews)
Great breakfast and location

"Great gallo pinto breakfast, beautiful courtyard and lots of outdoor seating. Room itself was small but extras made this budget accomodation nice."…"

Reviewed on 26 Feb 2020

Hostel La Choza Inn
Tifakara Boutique Hotel & Birding Oasis
3.5 out of 5
300m oeste de Catarata de La Fortuna, La Fortuna
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £104 per night
2.23 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (270 reviews)

"Our favorite part was how isolated the property is, you are staying literally in the jungle and still you are super close to the middle of all of the most popular attractions in La Fortuna. I would highly recommend having a car... it gives you access and freedom to go everywhere."…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar 2020

Tifakara Boutique Hotel & Birding Oasis
Lost Iguana Resort and Spa
3.5 out of 5
1.5 km northwest from Arenal Dam, La Fortuna, Alajuela
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £101 per night
7.51 mi from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (657 reviews)

"Property was just beautiful , always had great service , our room Had a amazing view Our only complaint was in the evening we like to sit on our balcony but our balcony backed onto the restaurant and we could hear the dishes banging a loud so we didn’t sit out very long"…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar 2020

Lost Iguana Resort and Spa
Arenal Oasis
2.5 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £86 per night
1.22 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (63 reviews)

"Nestled in the jungle! The cabins are maybe 50-feet from one another, but the vegetation is so thick that it feels like you are completely alone! This would be great for a family of four or five. The kitchen and bathrooms were great. The breakfast was wonderful. The trails on the property were a ..."…"

Reviewed on 19 Feb 2020

Arenal Oasis
Hotel Arenal Lodge
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £84 per night
8.11 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (686 reviews)

"Garden view was actually a view of the volcano with a garden in front of it."…"

Reviewed on 22 Mar 2020

Hotel Arenal Lodge
Arenal Kioro Suites & Spa
4.5 out of 5
11 km North from the Catholic Church, Fortuna Downtown, Road to volcano, La Fortuna, Alajuela
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £182 per night
4.68 mi from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (395 reviews)

"Views are incredible Staff were courteous Overall a great experience"…"

Reviewed on 12 Mar 2020

Arenal Kioro Suites & Spa
Casa Luna Hotel & Spa
3.5 out of 5
1.5km S & 1.5km W from Catholic Church, Off Waterfall Road, La Fortuna, Alajuela
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £70 per night
1.27 mi from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (440 reviews)

"Clean, friendly staff and beautiful setting. Recommended!"…"

Reviewed on 13 Mar 2020

Casa Luna Hotel & Spa
Hotel Rancho Cerro Azul
3 out of 5
entrance to La Fortuna Waterfall, La Fortuna
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £44 per night
0.94 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (241 reviews)

"Beautiful place, a lot of nature, the staff is very friendly, the food is so yummy, the cottages are nice and clean. Definitely highly recommended."…"

Reviewed on 19 Apr 2020

Hotel Rancho Cerro Azul
Arenal Manoa & Hot Springs Resort
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3.11 mi from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (832 reviews)

"We really enjoyed our stay and would definitely go back"…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar 2020

Arenal Manoa & Hot Springs Resort
Hotel Los Lagos Spa & Resort
3.5 out of 5
6 km oeste del Parque Central, Área del Volcán Arenal, La Fortuna
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3 mi from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,029 reviews)

"Lush gardens with hot springs varying temperatures backing off to Arenal Volcano. Has private road to drive climb hills for Arenal view point. Also has a nice garden walk with turtles, birds . Good restaurant. Also street food restaruants in 10 min drive. All kinds of activities for family, kids, ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Mar 2020

Hotel Los Lagos Spa & Resort
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Visiting La Fortuna

Nature enthusiasts will enjoy exploring La Fortuna, and visitors give high marks for the volcano viewpoints. Top sights in the city include Arenal Volcano National Park, Kalambu Hot Springs and La Fortuna Waterfall.

  • There are 247 hotels and other accommodation options in La Fortuna
  • The closest major airport is in La Fortuna (FON-Arenal), 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.), 44.4 mi (71.4 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in La Fortuna

Attractions like Kalambu Hot Springs, Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park and Costa Rica Sky Adventures are fun for kids of all ages. The volcanoes, hot springs and rainforest highlight the city's natural beauty, and Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna Waterfall and Arenal Volcano are worth a visit. Ziplining, hiking and bird watching are top activities, while sights to visit include Costa Rica Chocolate Tour.

In Arenal Hot Springs, you can choose from 247 hotels and other accommodation choices to make planning easier for your holiday retreat at an affordable rate. Below are top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Nayara Springs - Adults only - This 5-star hotel features 2 outdoor pools, a full-service spa and free breakfast. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its breakfast and pool.
  • Hotel El Silencio del Campo - Our customers like the family-friendly amenities and clean, comfortable rooms at this hotel. With a stay at this 3.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to 2 outdoor pools and free breakfast, along with free WiFi.
  • The Royal Corin Thermal Water Spa & Resort - This 4.5-star hotel features 3 outdoor pools, a full-service spa and 3 restaurants. Expedia customers like its overall value and convenient parking.

Other top sights in La Fortuna include Lake Arenal. Top places to visit outside the city include Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve, 15.5 mi/24.9 km from the heart of the city, and Tenorio Volcano National Park, which is 26.1 mi (42.1 km) away.

Dressing for La Fortuna

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 28°C during the day and 16°C at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 29°C, whilst the average at night is 18°C
  • July to September has daytime averages of 27°C with night-time averages of 17°C
  • Between October and December, you can expect daytime averages of 27°C and night-time averages of 16°C
  • La Fortuna gets about 1848 millimetres of rain per year
  • Usually April and May are the hottest months with an average of 28°C, whereas January and December are often coldest, averaging 16°C

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in La Fortuna?
Amor Arenal - Adults Only is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 4-star hotel offers 3 outdoor pools and 2 bars. Reviews from our site also recommend Nayara Springs - Adults only and Paradise Hot Springs Thermal Resort as top choices for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in La Fortuna, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your arrival date. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you may still be able to cancel and be given a refund within 24 hours of booking. Put in your dates and click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to view the best deals in La Fortuna.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in La Fortuna?
Based on reviews, Hostel La Choza Inn is a popular 2-star property for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free full breakfast and free WiFi. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Volcano Lodge Hotel & Thermal Experience and Hotel Villa Fortuna.
What's the best accommodation for a romantic holiday in La Fortuna?
Mountain Paradise Wellness & Spa is a favourite 3.5-star hotel for couples, and features in-room massages and pillowtop beds. Other good options for your romantic getaway include Casa Luna Hotel & Spa and Montaña de Fuego Mountain Resort & Spa.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation option in La Fortuna?
Hotel Arenal Lodge is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers 2 hot tubs and a restaurant for its human guests. Two other good options to stay with your pet include Alma Arenal Garden and Selina La Fortuna.
What's the best luxury accommodation option in La Fortuna?
Tabacón Thermal Resort & Spa is a 4.5-star resort with 2 restaurants and a full-service spa, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay.
What's the best boutique accommodation in La Fortuna?
Hotel El Silencio del Campo is a favourite 3.5-star hotel with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features a restaurant and a bar. Tifakara Boutique Hotel & Birding Oasis and Nayara Gardens are a couple of other boutique hotels.
What is staying in La Fortuna like?
Nature enthusiasts will enjoy exploring La Fortuna, and visitors give high marks for the volcano viewpoints. Top sights in the city include Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna Waterfall and Arenal Volcano. In La Fortuna, there are 272 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What should I see while I'm in La Fortuna?
Attractions such as Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park, Costa Rica Sky Adventures and Arenal Adventure World are fun for children of all ages. The volcanoes and hot springs highlight the city’s natural beauty with places to visit including Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna Waterfall and Arenal Volcano. Top activities include ziplining and hiking, while Costa Rica Chocolate Tour is one place to visit.
What's the seasonal weather like in La Fortuna?
The hottest months are usually April and May, with an average temperature of 23°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 21°C. Average annual rainfall for La Fortuna is 1860 mm.

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