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Recent La Fortuna reviews

  • Wonderful jungle house

    "My extended family group of four persons stayed at this beautiful house for two nights. The house is located in an enclosed compound in the jungle a few miles from town. There are several fruit trees surrounding the house. We were awakended both mornings by a howler monkey and other jungle sounds. The pool was great. During our stay the washing machine was broken. Only two of the bedrooms are air conditioned. The pictures of the house do not do it justice. The house is great! We thoroughly enjoyed our stay there."
    Guest: Dorene Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 22, 2014
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  • Once in a lifetime view, secluded location

    "We stayed on the upper level of the house in mid April on recommendation from the Nepenthe Hotel close by. The 2 day stay in the upper level of this house was one of the highlights of our Costa Rica trip. The view from the upper level was once in a lifetime for us. Everybody involved was helpful and friendly so a big thank you from us! Kind regards from Germany Felix"
    Guest: felixd Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: April 27, 2014
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  • Vacation of a Lifetime

    "My wife & I visited CR 5 years ago but we stayed in resorts & used taxis so we didn’t have an opportunity to spend a lot of time with the locals. This time around we wanted to bring our 4 children (ages 10-17), rent a house & car & spend more time with the locals. We knew that we wanted to stay the majority of our trip in the La Fortuna area. After reading all of the reviews on VRBO & speaking to Esteban, we decide to spend 10 of our 12 nights in CR at the Centaura Ranch (30 min. drive to La Fortuna). We stayed in Villa Frutales & it accommodated our family of 6 very comfortably. Having a full kitchen was very convenient, the satellite TV & WIFI were very reliable, the A/C in the bedrooms were ice cold & the pool was very refreshing. The scenery at the ranch and surrounding country is breathtaking. From the beautiful flowers, fruit trees, fluttering butterflies, hummingbirds and parrots I have never seen a more relaxing place. The stables are immaculate, the horses (& pot belly pigs & water buffalo) are very well taken care of. The family dog, Gitana (Gypsy in Spanish), was very sweet & she enjoyed being spoiled by our kids:-) On the ranch, we rode the ATV’s two days & the horses one day. The ATV’s are very powerful (700 cc’s) & very well maintained. Our bilingual guide, Danny, was awesome & very friendly. It was just our party on these excursions so he personalized the trips just for us. He took us mudding through sugar cane fields, took us for a dip in a natural hot springs & to a local swimming hole during our time ATV’ing. Best of all was the personal service that we received from Esteban in planning & during our trip. He arranged every activity that we participated in during our stay at his ranch (rental car, transfers, white water rafting, rappelling, zip lining, ATV’ing, horseback riding & hot air ballooning). He set us up with different companies for each activity to suit our family’s needs. The level 4 white water rafting was a blast; the rappelling was very exhilarating but we all agreed that the hot air balloon ride was the best part of our trip to CR. The bottom of the basket was literally inches away from touching the top of the tree canopy. It’s an amazing way to see the rain forest! Esteban y Monica: Muchas gracias por su hospitalidad. Hasta la próxima y Pura Vida! The Lozano Family from San Diego, California"
    Guest: James L. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 16, 2014
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  • Totally Blissful!

    "True Bliss! I had an amazing 3 days @ the Hacienda Encantada guest house. I needed to regroup in my life and this was the place to go! When I arrived I was surrounded by the beauty of nature. I was able to see the Arenal Volcano from relaxing in a hammock on the patio. I layed there breathing it all in, enjoying the sounds of birds. The guest house is so cute, it had everything I needed for a comfortable stay. I felt very safe there, as I traveled alone. I loved waking up to the beautiful property with all the different sounds of nature. I even heard holler monkeys. I enjoyed walking the property experiencing new things to the eye,very cool insects & plants. I took a lovely walk down the path to the rainforest below the house. In a short amount of time I was in the area, I was able to enjoy a lot of things nearby. I would recommend eating @ Essence. I had a wonderful vegetarian meal & had the pleasure of helping make dessert with everyone dining. I had the most amazing adrenalin rush in my life @ Sky Zip lines . Then I went & relaxed at Los Lagos hot spring pools. I was also able to go into the village nearby & have a tour of the snake zoo. After that I found a cool place called Pizza Johns, great pizza! I enjoyed meeting some the local people, the nicest people I've ever met. My last day, I drove a little around Arenal Lake. The lake is located not too far from the guesthouse. I spotted some really cool birds, if you're into birdwatching I highly recommend it. Last thing I did was, go on the hanging bridges through the jungle. Words cannot express how amazing it was. Thanks Nita & Marty for the pleasure of sharing your dream with me & all the great recommendations. I can't wait to come back and see your finished home. With this experience, I was able to relax & meditate for the next chapter of my life. Pura Vida!"
    Guest: Vegirl Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 22, 2014
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La Fortuna Travel Tips

La Fortuna Vacation Rentals Near Arenal Volcano

One of the main attractions that brings patrons to La Fortuna, Costa Rica is the Arenal Volcano. Just less than four miles west of La Fortuna vacation rentals, the Arenal Volcano is one of the top ten active volcanoes in the world. While tours of the volcano itself are available, there are several other activities in the area that would peak anyone's interest. You can go river rafting, horseback riding, hiking, mountain biking, rappelling down waterfalls, crossing hanging bridges, taking tours of the canopy, playing on zip lines, swimming in hot springs, and taking cave tours.

Natural Attractions with La Fortuna Travel

La Fortuna travel offers other interesting attractions. One of the most popular destinations in the area is the Waterfall of La Fortuna. The tour starts with a trail that gives you an overlooking view of the cascading water. With the payment of an entrance fee to help maintain the area around the falls, patrons can follow a steep trail down the side of the cliff to a swimming area at the bottom of the falls. The area greatly appeals to photographers and artists, who come to capture the beautiful nature around them, including the small town of La Fortuna with the brilliant volcano as a backdrop.

Alajuela Vacation Homes with City Appeal

Alajuela vacation homes are near the only international airport for the San Jose area and are just a few hours from your La Fortuna destination. Consider splitting your time between vacation homes in both areas to experience the natural beauty of La Fortuna travel and the laid back city atmosphere of Alajuela vacation homes. At the center of Alajuela is an inspiring red-domed church next to the lush Parque Central. Just west of the park is the Alajuela city market, which offers a great place to shop for local souvenirs.

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