Hotel Lavas del Arenal
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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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... and apparently ok, slow procession past the scene and over broken glass. 2. Stopped to see crocodiles at the Tarcoles bridge, famous for the congregation of crocs that gather there - apparently because of dumb tourists feeding them. 3. Missed a turning, sat nav tried to find us a 'shortcut' to get back on track, didn't work, had to back track until we were able to get back on the road we missed first time! Doh. 4. Up and down, and round and round - ...
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... a rest stop along the way were treated to the sight of some colourful birds, red and green macaws. La Fortuna is a very touristy town at the foot of one of Costa Rica's active volcanoes, Arenal, and famous for its hot springs. On the way there we passed many fancy spa hotels as well as a huge lake which offered some very nice views from the bus. I reasoned I should see this trip less as a means of transport and more as a comfortable excursion so the money might be more worth it. I ...
Today was a very relaxing day. We didn't have to wake up so early and the view from our balcony of our hotel is amazing! Perfect view of the Arenal Volcano (and some pretty colorful rooftops!). We visited a waterfall and swam in the little ponds around it. Really really awesome! It was so fun! Just swimming in the water was not only refreshing but like an agility course! I channeled my inner Tarzan. We climbed all over the huge rocks around it and ...
... I tried getting a couple of pics of my own using my handheld but every time you get the zoom sorted, the birds flapped off somewhere else and then you have to zoom back out, and be like where’s the little **** gone?! Far too much patience required, for something at the end of the day is distinctly average (apart from the weird evil super large grumpy stalk/ostrich hybrid thing I saw in Belize Zoo – now that is a proper bird!)
I think the area has one of the ...