Hotel Lavas del Arenal
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In der Nacht hat es fast ununterbrochen geregnet (besser: geschüttet). Die Geräuschkulisse unter einem Wellblechdach ist beeindruckend ;-))). Der Regen hält auch tagsüber an und so entscheiden wir uns für einen Badetag. Dank Vulkan gibt es ja auch heisse Quellen und einige Badelandschaften Costa-Rica-Style. Auf dem Weg dorthin nehmen wir unsere …
... told Brian to make sure he used the handles to brake. They told me not to worry about braking and just make sure I tucked my knees so I would make it to the other side each time. I went fast enough and made it to the platform each time. Hurrah for that!
Although the lines with the view of the lake and volcano were great, the best one was the one where you went through the rainforest canopy.
La Fortuna means, "the fortunate" which is the name of the town and the volcano in the area. El Borio was renamed La Fortuna after the 1968 eruption which killed many people, but narrowly avoided El Borio and its inhabitants. The town of La Fortuna is quite small, we walked to our hostel, which seemed more like a hotel from the outside, trampoline, pool, restaurant, what else do you need? But once we walked into our 8 person dorm, we were brought back ...
... dirt road that climbs over the mountains, and then on a boat across Arenal Lake. After a wonderful lunch at Los Nenes (Jheudy's favorite restaurant), we took a taxi back to my hotel and enjoyed a heavenly afternoon soaking in the "Goldilocks" pool (you know: this one's too hot, this one's too cold, aaaah, this one's just right!).
... I noticed, the biggest, longest legged, creepiest spider EVER and it was INSIDE the cabin window. Now, snakes in the jungle are cool and everything, but I DO NOT want to sleep with four to five inch spiders! Ewwwww..... So Art got the job of killing him because I wasn't going near him! After that episode we came down to the lobby for a drink and some wi-fi. Back to the room, we settled into bed, and since the beds are double and not queen we each took our own bed. ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Lavas del Arenal La Fortuna
Good value. Clean. Nothing luxurious. Thin walls. Outside of Fortuna. Better you have your own transport.
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