Hotel Lavas del Arenal

300 Oeste de la Escuela de EL Bosque, La Fortuna, Province of Alajuela, Costa Rica | 2 star resort
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Travel Blogs from La Fortuna

Alternativprogramm: Bädele

A travel blog entry by rahelundpeter

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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 …

Sightseeing La Fortuna

A travel blog entry by sacker33

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Day 3 - Wednesday Afternoon

We were back to the hotel by noon after an incredible morning super adventure. With no car, and taxi's really expensive to our remote hotel location, we opted to take the 2:15 employee shuttle into town. The shuttle was full, but my new good friend Alex rearranged a couple employees and got us seats.

La Fortuna is best known as the town that survived the 1968 violent eruption of the Arenal volcano. Three other towns were wiped out and ...

Reuniting with Jason, Jumping into El Salto

A travel blog entry by jeffwright

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... to Lake Arenal (A lake that supplies ~15 percent of Costa Rica's electricity). We took a one-hour boat ride, and then another minibus ride before arriving in Monteverde Cloud Forest (click the link to read the entry). In Monteverde we were pretty much rained out during our stay -- it is, after all, rainy season in Central America. But we got a killer deal on the "presidential suite" at our hostel, which overlooked part of the town and the rainforest.
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The Roads Were Not as Bad as in Greece

A travel blog entry by summersabroad

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... need to pull over to get a picture. I couldn't stop marveling at it.

Our hotel is lovely. I'm definitely getting spoiled already. When we arrived, we were greeted with complimentary drinks and shown up to our room. We've a large, comfortable hotel room with a balcony looking out over the pool area (which includes a swim-up bar we made use of within the hour) and facing the volcano. Alas, their are no longer any glowing lava runs. Truly inconsiderate of the volcano, ...

Flying

A travel blog entry by costaricahotel

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... and then move on to more intense and longer ziplines. The ultimate thrill was the Superman zipline. This is a 1 km zipline where you soar high above the mountains head first, like Superman. It really felt like I was flying overtop of green mountains. It was like flying in a dream, only it was really happening. I really felt like I had superpowers. It was also fascinating to get a bird's eye view of the forest from the ...

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This 2 star resort, located on 300 Oeste de la Escuela de EL Bosque, La Fortuna, is near Doka Estate Coffee Tour.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Lavas del Arenal La Fortuna

    Reviewed by rahelundpeter

    Good value

    Reviewed Nov 28, 2013
    by (5 reviews) Küsnacht , Switzerland Flag of Switzerland

    Good value. Clean. Nothing luxurious. Thin walls. Outside of Fortuna. Better you have your own transport.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Lavas del Arenal La Fortuna

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding