La Fortuna/Arenal Hotels

    32 Hotels Found
    1. Nayara Springs
      La Fortuna/Arenal, Costa Rica
      • Boutique
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      Luxurious in every way, the 16-room, adult-only resort Nayara Springs is the top resort in the area for couples seeking romance and privacy -- but who can do without volcano views. Large, rustic-luxe rooms have a bevy of free amenities (free minibar items, free international calls) and gadgets music…
    2. The Springs Resort and Spa
      La Fortuna/Arenal, Costa Rica
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      A posh wonderland for affluent Americans and their kids, the 74-room luxury resort The Springs is 165 acres of seemingly endless pools and hot springs, restaurants, and activities -- all hidden on a volcano-facing slope seemingly in the middle of nowhere. (Expect a long, bumpy ride to and from the a…
    3. Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort
      La Fortuna/Arenal, Costa Rica
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      Tabacon is the original and best-known resort in the Arenal Volcano area, and is deservedly famous for its 18 natural hot springs at the Tabacon spa property up the street, which are the most extensive in the region. This 102-room, eco-friendly spa resort and local institution is a sensuous Eden in…
    4. The Royal Corin Thermal Water Spa & Resort
      La Fortuna/Arenal, Costa Rica
      • Boutique
      • Luxury
      • Value
      For a small hotel, this 54-room boutique has a lot to offer: A beautiful hot springs pool complex with natural thermal waters, great views of Arenal volcano, a lovely spa, a bar with an outdoor terrace, and an on-site restaurant. Contemporary rooms all have volcano views, but the property feels more…
    5. Arenal Kioro Suites & Spa
      La Fortuna/Arenal, Costa Rica
      • Boutique
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      Located at the base of Arenal Volcano, Arenal Kioro Suites and Spa offers a healthy dose of upscale relaxation and sophistication without a lot of pretense. The pool is a bit small, and there’s nothing within walking distance, but the long list of amenities -- hot spring pools, a large, all-day with…
    6. Nayara Resort Spa & Gardens
      La Fortuna/Arenal, Costa Rica
      • Boutique
      • Luxury
      • Romantic
      The beautiful Arenal Nayara's 44 individual bungalows, restaurant, wine bar, and spa are all tucked into incredibly lush grounds. Some of the amenities are small (pool, spa, fitness center), but guests come here for the private bungalows with special touches like an outdoor garden shower and a deck…
    7. Los Lagos Hotel Spa & Resort
      La Fortuna/Arenal, Costa Rica
      • Kid-Friendly
      The 98-room, upper-middle-range Los Lagos is the Disneyland of Arenal, with a water park, small zoo, and hotel all rolled up into a 1,050-acre property. It appeals to families with young children, but may turn off international travelers looking for that “authentic” Costa Rican experience. Rooms are…
    8. Volcano Lodge & Springs
      La Fortuna/Arenal, Costa Rica
      • Boutique
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Romantic
      This 11-acre, 68-room resort appeals to families with kids, couples, and travelers who prize privacy, and is centrally located 10 minutes north of town on the way to the Arenal National Park entrance. Rooms are perfectly adequate for a mid-range property, and feature wood ceilings and photographs of…
    9. Hotel El Silencio del Campo
      La Fortuna/Arenal, Costa Rica
      • Boutique
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Romantic
      This 20-bungalow mid-range property with the feeling of an adults summer camp offers a convenient home base five minutes from La Fortuna. It packs in privacy and comfort for families and couples, though the ugly high-rise looming overhead ruins any illusion of seclusion. Bungalows are simple wooden…
    10. Arenal Lodge
      La Fortuna/Arenal, Costa Rica
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Romantic
      • Value
      The 50-room Arenal Lodge is like a summer camp in the rainforest. It offers a good likelihood of up-close-and-personal encounters with the local fauna, thanks to the daily guided tour through the hundreds of acres of trails; guests may also be greeted by friendly, hungry coatis at the front gate. of…
    11. Hotel Kokoro Arenal
      La Fortuna/Arenal, Costa Rica
      • Boutique
      • Romantic
      • Value
      The 24-room, mid-range Hotel Kokoro Arenal is a yoga-friendly, eco-friendly property a 10-minute drive west of La Fortuna. Rooms are dimly lit, rustic bungalows that lack Wi-Fi and might be a tad too open to the elements for the truly squeamish, but they're reasonably clean and comfortable. Those a…
    12. Arenal Manoa Hotel & Spa
      La Fortuna/Arenal, Costa Rica
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Romantic
      This 27-acre, upper-middle-range property of 82 one-story bungalows feels almost like its own sprawling town, and the working dairy farm is a highlight -- it supplies the hotel with milk, and guests are welcome to milk the cows. Both hot and cold spring pools with swim-up bars are on offer. The is a…
    13. Finca Luna Nueva Lodge
      La Fortuna/Arenal, Costa Rica
      • Boutique
      • Value
      This 13-room farm-hotel is in a league of its own for Arenal-area agritourism, and is well-suited to travelers interested in sustainable organic farming amid the rainforest. It's at least a 30-minute drive away from La Fortuna, making it inconvenient for those looking to explore off property. Rooms…
    14. Arenal Springs Resort and Spa
      La Fortuna/Arenal, Costa Rica
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Romantic
      The 90-room, upper-middle-range hotel popular with the tour bus crowd appeals to a wide range of international tourists, though is a bit lacking in authentic Costa Rican flavor. Attractive rooms all have terraces with volcano views, and Master Suites include large rock-lined hot tubs inside. The is…
    15. Hotel Mountain Paradise
      La Fortuna/Arenal, Costa Rica
      • Boutique
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Romantic
      This conveniently located, 46-room mid-range resort offers brightly colored bungalows that wouldn't look out of place in a Smurf village. They feature showers that mimic natural waterfalls and come with private outdoor hot tubs or pools, though views of the volcanos and Wi-Fi signals are both About…
    16. Montana de Fuego Hotel & Spa
      La Fortuna/Arenal, Costa Rica
      • Kid-Friendly
      This 66-room, mid-range bungalow resort feels like a replica of a tightly packed suburb -- and also involves jockeying with neighbors for parallel-parking spaces on its narrow lanes. It's popular with Costa Ricans, and is about a 15-minute drive from La Fortuna, but has seen better days. Its musty…
    17. Arenal Hostel Resort
      La Fortuna/Arenal, Costa Rica
      • Value
      Situated on La Fortuna’s main tourist strip, Arenal Hostel Resort offers budget accommodations with a solid list of amenities (for a hostel). A casual, tiki-bar-style restaurant, pool, and swim-up bar are surprising touches while a relaxed garden courtyard offers hammocks and teak outdoor dining are…
    18. Lost Iguana Resort & Spa
      La Fortuna/Arenal, Costa Rica
      • Boutique
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Romantic
      This 42-room, upper-middle-range spa resort on the west side of the Arenal dam is a bit farther out from La Fortuna than most area hotels (about a 45-minute drive) but offers a stunning Bali-inspired spa building and large, well-appointed rooms overlooking the rainforest. The property also offers in…
    19. Leaves and Lizards Arenal Volcano Cabin Retreat
      La Fortuna/Arenal, Costa Rica
      • Boutique
      • Kid-Friendly
      This nine-room eco-hotel with a working farm is about as unique as you'll find in the Arenal region. Mid-range rooms range from wood cabins perched over the rainforest to the truly unusual Hobbit Hole, which is like staying in cross between a Tolkien-esque fairytale burrow and the Flintstones' room…
    20. Arenal Paraiso Hotel Resort & Spa
      La Fortuna/Arenal, Costa Rica
      • Romantic
      • Value
      Arenal Paraiso Hotel Resort is situated on a large, lush expanse of greenery a 10- to 15-minute drive from La Fortuna and the famous Arenal Volcano. This three-and-a-half-pearl property offers an extensive list of resort-like amenities including a modern full-service spa, a steakhouse, and a large a…
    21. Arenal Observatory Lodge & Spa
      La Fortuna/Arenal, Costa Rica
      • Historic
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Romantic
      • Value
      If you ever wanted to live Jurassic Park (without eaten-by-dinosaurs part), this mid-range property might help fulfill that dream. This all-inclusive, 864-acre, 48-room property on a mountain has some of the best views in the area of both the lake and the volcano, and allows guests to be immersed in…
    22. Hotel Lomas del Volcan
      La Fortuna/Arenal, Costa Rica
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Romantic
      This mid-range gated resort has 47 terraced bungalows that seem to climb up the side of Arenal volcano. These big-windowed but dimly lit wooden cabins don't always have stunning views of the volcano, but each one has two private decks. The property is about 10 minutes north of La Fortuna by car, and…
    23. Casa Luna Hotel & Spa
      La Fortuna/Arenal, Costa Rica
      • Romantic
      This 36-room gated property on a side road a 10-minute drive south of La Fortuna is an adequate mid-range option featuring a swimming pool with a swim-up bar and its own private rainforest trail. Clean, adobe-style rooms have air-conditioning and TVs (not a given for the area) in two-story buildings…
    24. Hotel Magic Mountain
      La Fortuna/Arenal, Costa Rica
      • Party
      • Value
      It's not fancy, but this 42-room, three-floor, mid-range hotel offers clean, reasonably lit rooms, unobstructed views of both Arenal and Cerro Chato volcanoes, and quick and easy access to La Fortuna. Features include an outdoor pool with a sim-up bar and a couple of hot tubs, but those who want a…
    25. Arenal Green Hotel
      La Fortuna/Arenal, Costa Rica
      • Value
      On a quiet street 30 minutes from Arenal Volcano, Arenal Green Hotel delivers exactly what it promises — clean, rustic, rainforest-inspired lodging with few frills. The nine freestanding Bungalows come with private terraces, mini-fridges, and wet bars, while a single Family Bungalow upgrades to a a…
    26. Hotel Las Colinas
      La Fortuna/Arenal, Costa Rica
      • Value
      Situated just off La Fortuna's main strip, the two-and-a-half-pearl Hotel Las Colinas is ideally located to explore the area around the famous Arenal Volcano. One of the taller buildings in downtown, it's a cheerful place that includes nice perks like a free hot breakfast. The open-air terrace with…
    27. Arenal Volcano Inn
      La Fortuna/Arenal, Costa Rica
      • Boutique
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Romantic
      The Arenal Volcano Inn is a solid mid-range choice located on the road between La Fortuna and Arenal Volcano National Park. The 25 rooms are clean and modern, with subtle touches of local charm, but not all have views of the volcano, and traffic noise is more noticeable the closer you get to the who…
    28. Tree Houses Hotel Costa Rica
      La Fortuna/Arenal, Costa Rica
      • Value
      This seven-room eco-resort, a scattering of rustic, sky-high treehouse bungalows, allows guests to live our their Lost Boys fantasies, and keep company with howler monkeys and tree branches. The location is securely out of the orbit of the central La Fortuna tourist hub (the town is a 40-minute away…
    29. Nepenthe B&B
      La Fortuna/Arenal, Costa Rica
      • Romantic
      • Value
      Nepenthe is a remote, modest seven-room hotel off the beaten track from the Arenal tourist circuit and just outside small-town El Castillo, close to the lake and the southwest slope of the volcano. It offers a choice of modest motel-like rooms in the main building or kitchenette-appointed cabins The…
    30. Hotel Arenal Montechiari
      La Fortuna/Arenal, Costa Rica
      • Kid-Friendly
      • Romantic
      • Value
      Set in the shadow of Arenal Volcano, Hotel Arenal Montechiari offers quaint, garden-style budget lodging just a 10-minute walk from the shops, restaurants, and tour operators on La Fortuna's tourist-friendly strip. The 21 rustic, cabin-style rooms all include flat-screen TVs, air-conditioning, and A…
    31. Hotel Vista del Cerro
      La Fortuna/Arenal, Costa Rica
      • Value
      This 10-room roadside motel is a decent place to stay for a night or two for budget travelers who don't need frills but still want to be close to La Fortuna. Its spare but clean rooms have views of the volcano (though they are partially covered by the neighboring souvenir shop) and frequently noise…
    32. Hotel Cerro Azul Arenal
      La Fortuna/Arenal, Costa Rica
      • Value
      A six-room motel on the sparsely populated road on the way to La Fortuna waterfall, Cerro Azul Arenal is a 10-minute drive south of La Fortuna and has commanding views of the rainforest in back and the volcano in front. Wooden-shack-style rooms are clean and have porches overlooking the rainforest…

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