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“Perfect location, great hospitality”
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5 reviews
Main entrance & Desk to plan your adventure
House arquitecture
Art gallery
Dinning room, get energy to the next tour!
TV Room
Sit & Relax in our beautiful terrace
Family enjoying the indoor pool
Family enjoying the indoor pool
House view from the garden
House arquitecture
Rest in our palm garden, just outside of the house
Art gallery
Dinning room, get energy to the next tour!
Fully equipped kitchen
Blue bathroom
Rest in our palm garden, just outside of the house
Confortable bedrooms to rest from your day adventure
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4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12
La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Province of Alajuela

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Cedar Park, Texas
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“Perfect location, great hospitality”
Reviewed December 8, 2015 for a stay in November 2015

This beautiful home is in the perfect location for our family of 5. It’s just outside of town (walking distance) from La Fortuna where you will find everything you need from restaurants, grocery stores, shops, etc. The Arenal volcano is very close by as well as several natural hot springs and many other rain forest/jungle activities.

Julian and his wife are excellent hosts! Julian is an artist and he designed the home himself. It’s very unique and has a nice open feel to it. It has very tall ceilings, but note that the walls of the bedrooms do not go all the way up to the ceilings so the noise level can be loud, which may be a concern if you are traveling with small children who will be going to sleep before the adults. The beds were extremely comfortable (memory foam mattresses!) and the showers were great with plenty of hot water. The kitchen is fully stocked with all appliances including a refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker and electric stovetop, but it does not have an oven. There is a flat screen TV in the living room, but there is no cable/antenna so you’ll need to bring your device to connect and watch streaming video only. There is wifi in the house but it is very week. There is a nice (small) pool and hot tub but we did not get to use it since we were in and out so much with other activities. There is a nice covered patio overlooking the beautiful grounds filled with trees and tropical plants. In the front there is a gate with a padlock making it very secure.

Julian lives in a second house on the property just down a hill so he was always available and quick to respond to any questions I had. For example, the washer was not working during our stay so Julian’s wife offered and did our laundry for us in their home! Julian also recommended a travel agent in town and we ended up booking a zip lining tour, white water rafting, as well as a discounted visit to a local hot springs through them.

I would definitely recommend staying in this home if you’re visiting La Fortuna!

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Liked best: location, nice property
Liked least: weak wifi, noise level at night from lack of bedroom ceilings
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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