Hotel Coloso Arenal

Address: 700 mts East of the Bank of Costa Rica, La Fortuna, Province of Alajuela, Costa Rica | Ranch
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This ranch, located on 700 mts East of the Bank of Costa Rica, La Fortuna, is near Fincas Naturales, Juan Santamaria Historical Museum, The Butterfly Farm (Finca de Mariposas), and Parque Juan Santamaria.
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      Cerro Chato

      A travel blog entry by dc91 on Dec 22, 2014

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      Hola Chicos! It's been a great few days - met up with friends, Siva and Rukman for hiking in the cloud forest, a great coffee tour, and finished up with some of the greatest zip lining in the country. We left Monteverde on our "jeep-boat-jeep" yesterday afternoon, which involved, as the name implies, some rough roads, before a ferry took us to the town of La Fortuna, which sits in the shadow of the famous Arenal volcano. ...

      June 20

      A travel blog entry by aliciaslocomb on Jun 20, 2014

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      ... region. This woman, used to big US cities, moved to a region with no electricity, running water, or indoor plumbing. Her husband first worked as a "peon" on a farm, but became one of the first bird guides in the area as the region opened up to more gringos. Dona Patrice was one of the founders of CASEM, helping women like Dona Nery, who appeared at her door physically beaten and unable to speak or look her in the eye, to a woman who expanded CASEM ...

      Our cabaña and awesome hike to the crater lagoon

      A travel blog entry by globalshepherds on May 09, 2014

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      ... very good and enormous. Their specialty was the chicharron. In Costa Rica this means fried pork - like carnitas. We each ordered the special with two kinds of meat. Instead of a plate, our dinner was served on big wooden board with a banana leaf as a base and all the meat, fried plantain, rice, beans and salad heaped on. The Ticos call this combination of food a casado. A Tico/Tica is the slang for Costa Rican.

      The menu gives you ...

      Spiders and Snakes and other creepy crawlers

      A travel blog entry by bethh1902 on Feb 01, 2014

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      ... we had to say our goodbyes to this area and head to La Fortunate, where the Arenal volcano is. I was so delighted by our hotel! We have a bungalow which is like a cabin only very, very nice, with an open air patio that has a spectacular view of the volcano! I could spend the entire vacation on that patio! But.....that was not the plan. We had arranged for dinner and a swim at Tobacon Hot Springs. The story goes that when the volcano first erupted in 1968, it ...

      Hikes, hot spring and Tarzan swings - for free

      A travel blog entry by wsbyama on Jan 09, 2014

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      ... our meals here. Free coffee in the mornings. Loads of tour information available, and every tour is cheaper through Gringo Pete's, even cheaper than direct from the company.

      What to do:
      - Arenal National Park: The big volcano you can see from everywhere in town (when it's not covered in clouds!). Inside the Arenal National Park there are several hikes, almost all of which you can do solo, or pay between $25-50 (depending on number of sites etc) for a day of hiking with ...