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La Fortuna, Alajuela Costa Rica

Destination La Fortuna

Volcano Arenal at night - one of Costa Ricas main attractionsLa Fortuna is a small town situated in San Carlos in the Alajuela province of Costa Rica. Just a few minutes away from this lively town stands Costa Rica's most active volcano: the majestic Arenal! The Arenal Volcano is a regularly spewing smoke and ashes. At the base of this awesome conic-shaped volcano, travelers will find the Arenal Lake which is the second largest man made lake in Central America. La Fortuna connects all this area with the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve and the Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve.

This area offers a lot of attractions and activities that convines nature and adventure.

Visitors of La Fortuna can enjoy the panoramic view of the Arenal Volcano, relax in the thermal waters, hike along the trail that will take you around the mountains, rent a bike or visit the restaurants, souvenir stores and hotels that La Fortuna offers. This town also has other great attractions like the La Catarata de la Fortuna, a beautiful waterfall that falls from a height of 229 feet (70 meters), and stunning lush forest, rare orchids, animal watching and some water sports on Lake Arenal.

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Deluxe Hotels:
Lost Iguana
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Montana de Fuego
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Arenal Paraiso


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