La Fortuna

La Fortuna, Costa Rica is a must-visit destination in Costa Rica . Visit if you’re looking for an adventure-filled vacation surrounded by breathtaking nature visit . Explore lush rainforests and soak in hot springs. All while catching stunning views of the Arenal volcano. There’s no shortage of things to do in La Fortuna.

Lots Of Activities

If you’re planning a trip to this adventure capital of Costa Rica, here are some activities you won’t want to miss:

Hiking in Arenal Volcano National Park

Arenal Volcano is one of the most active volcanoes in the world, and hiking through the national park that surrounds it is an unforgettable experience. The park offers several trails, ranging from easy walks to challenging hikes, so there’s something for every level of hiker. Along the way, you’ll have the opportunity to see wildlife, lush vegetation, and stunning views of the volcano.

Soaking in Hot Springs

La Fortuna is famous for its hot springs, which are heated by the Arenal Volcano. The warm water and natural surroundings create a relaxing and rejuvenating experience. There are several hot spring resorts in the area, each with its own unique features and amenities. Some even offer swim-up bars and water slides!

If you're heading out for an adventure, you're going to need some cold watch and snacks. Pick up a backpack cooler, which has ample room for what you'll need while you enjoy the beach. There is an added benefit of freeing up your hands to carry the fun stuff!

Canopy Tours
For the adrenaline seekers, La Fortuna offers thrilling zip line and canopy tours that allow you to soar above the rainforest canopy. You’ll get an up-close view of the lush vegetation and may even spot some wildlife.
 
Visit La Fortuna Waterfall
 
The La Fortuna Waterfall is a popular and well visited attraction in the area. The 230-foot waterfall drops into a stunning pool, surrounded by the forest. The hike down to the waterfall is steep, but it’s worth it for the views.
 
Go on a Wildlife Tour

La Fortuna is home to a wide variety of wildlife, including sloths, monkeys, toucans, and more. Taking a guided wildlife tour is a great way to learn about the local flora and fauna and get a chance to see some of these amazing creatures up close.

Where To Stay

There are a lot of short term accommodations in La Fortuna available to rent. You can also find lots of hostels like Arenal Sloth Hostel, Selena and Iguanas Garden. For a higher end experience check out Baldi Hot Springs Resort and Spa, which has it’s own hot spring retreat.

For a lower cost hot spring option, which is great for day trips be sure to visit Termales Los Laureles. This cool spot has day passes which give you access to the hot springs, waterpark and more. See our video below about it:

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