Hotel Gran Arenal

Address: 1.3 Km North of National Bank, La Fortuna, Province of Alajuela, Costa Rica | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 1.3 Km North of National Bank, La Fortuna, is near Doka Estate Coffee Tour.
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      Travel Blogs from La Fortuna

      Words by Naomi Scott our Guest Editor

      A travel blog entry by ianandsarah2014 on Dec 10, 2014

      47 photos

      Christmas came early in Costa Rica in the form of Naomi who over stuffed her bag with around 5kg of typical British snacks, Christmas presents and bits ordered by Ian and sarah. Ian and Sarah concocted a hilarious prank by stuffing their beds with bags to look like they were sleeping, set the gopro up to record the result and hid round the back of the treehouse they're all sharing. Sadly they hadn't banked on the fact that after 24hrs travelling and at 11pm ...

      Birding and beyond

      A travel blog entry by vandna on Nov 02, 2014

      ... These are the two largest families of birds and they are *everywhere.* We hiked further and into where only a few trees grew in a clearing - one of them being a wild avocado tree (related to the kind we eat. However, this tree produced avocado-like fruit that is the favorite food of the quetzal, the elusive and elaborately plumed royal bird of the Aztecs. Ever since arriving in Costa Rica, I had avowed the goal of seeing a quetzal, and ...

      Monteverde Reserve

      A travel blog entry by davidandmaria on May 26, 2014

      29 photos

      ... and butterflies, and at one point there was a snake pointed out to us but it was very hard to see it about 20m up in the top of a leafy tree.

      Next door to the Reserve, there is an art gallery which puts out sugar water in feeders for hummingbirds. It was amazing to be so close to these birds as they zoomed in at high speed to hover at a feeding ...

      Our cabaña and awesome hike to the crater lagoon

      A travel blog entry by globalshepherds on May 09, 2014

      9 photos

      ... tope!". Unlike the most inefficient Argentinian "lomo de burro" (burro's back). You can't scream that out in time for the driver to slow down! In Costa Rica, they call them "muerto" (dead person). Too macabre for my taste...

      Still, I like the Costa Rican motto that you definitely hear a lot: Pura Vida!

      Pura Vida indeed! We are very fortunate.

      This concludes the day's blog entry and regional Spanish lesson. =)


      ALL the activities

      A travel blog entry by nellems on Jan 26, 2014

      4 comments, 14 photos

      ... the turtles swimming around their little pond, crawling over each other and just generally being awesome. You can also spot a tiny little red dart frogs, bearded lizards and a few other rare creatures.

      Step 4: Organise a night walk through the local rainforest. Your guide will take your group through a tight trail and you will spot many different creatures in the wild. These creatures include a two toed sloth, a Kinkajou (which isn't ...

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      La Fortuna, Costa Rica