La Fortuna is a beautiful small city situated in San Carlos, Costa Rica. The city got its name after it was saved from the Arenal Volcano eruptions. La Fortuna is a popular tourist attraction and draws in many people from around the world. Outdoor activity lovers can enjoy a day trip full of activities such as rafting, horse riding, mountain biking, kayaking and bungee jumping. Tourists can visit La Catarata de la Fortuna, an amazing waterfall that falls from a height of 70 meters (229.6 feet). Travelers with children can visit the Proyecto Asis Wildlife Reserve Park and the Arenal Oasis Wildlife Refuge - a sanctuary for wild frogs. You can unwind at the Ecotermales Fortuna where you can rest after a tiresome day in the hot springs and geysers. Another popular destination is Lake Arenal, where you can explore the mesmerizing scenic beauty of nature. Curious to see it for yourself? Check out the top Airbnbs in La Fortuna and start planning your trip!
Among the unique Airbnb vacation homes you’ll find close to downtown La Fortuna is this shipping container apartment hosted by Home Vacations. Its features include one bedroom with air conditioning, a bathroom with essentials, access to Wi-Fi, and a fully functional kitchen. If you’re coming by car, there’s also free parking within the vicinity. Coming out to the patio, you’ll be welcomed by deep greens and colorful flowers from the lush garden.
Top guest reviewscomfortable clean great wifi service and chicken amenitiesit was amazingly clean well-appointed and comfortable with brand-new amenities including air conditioning and a private patio areafast wifi and very cleana very functional kitchen and bathroom comfortable bedroom with aircon everything about this container was perfectwe had a great stay at this place comfy bed and great ac very nice gardenclean practical comfortable and would happily stay againeverything was comfortable and cleanflat was clean comfortable very well resourcedcheck in was easy the place itself was amazing very clean and exactly what i neededthe property was clean and the back yard is beautiful
Host:i had a very nice stay and the host was very welcoming and helpfulthe hosts are very nice and helped in everything you needgreat location and amazing service by the hostsRead more reviewsgreat location 2 mins walk from central square but far enough away from bar noiseeverything was spot on location is the best thing about itlocation was close to everything in la fortuna and had secure parkinglocation is incredible the place is even better than i expectedit is such a nice little cozy place & everything is close
Located near downtown La Fortuna, this apartment offers space for three guests. It has a bedroom, a shared living room, bathroom, kitchen and garden. BBQ, hair dryer, air conditioner, dryer, washer, TV and Wi-Fi are also available in the apartment. Free car parking is available to those traveling with cars. Smoking is not allowed on the premises but you can smoke outside. The Airbnb rental is at walking distance to restaurants, bars, pharmacies, supermarkets and gift shops. Hanging bridges, Arenal Volcano National Park and hot springs are in the vicinity. El Tanque Airport is about a 20-minute drive from the apartment and Hotel Arenal Rabfer is just 200 meters (656 feet) away.
Top guest reviewsthe air conditioning was an added bonus after long hiking daysroom is small but very comfortable with all the necessary amenitiesit was nice having a/c since the weather is very humidnice bed and also good ac i will recommend itthe full kitchen was greateverything was very cleanreally clean with hot waterthe place was clean and comfortablethe apartment was very clean and well maintainedit's a clean place
Host:roy is a wonderful hostthe staff was nice and helpfulvery good directions from ownerroy was a great host with helpful tipshost are amazing and easy to communicate withRead more reviewsperfect location and walking distance to everythinggreat place very close walking distance to townit’s located in a quiet neighborhood that’s an easy <10-minute walk to towngreat place and centrally located in arenalgreat location only a 3-5 minute walk to la fourtuna s city core
Located near downtown, this rental can accommodate three guests. The rental consists of a bedroom, a shared bathroom, kitchen, living room and a garden. BBQ air conditioner, hairdryer, TV, dryer, washer and Wi-Fi are other facilities available on the property. Free car parking on the premises is allowed. Smoking inside the property is not permitted but you can smoke in the garden area. The rental is a 5-minute walk to downtown and a short walk from central La Fortuna.
Top guest reviewsthe beds were super comfortable and the wifi was very fastwifi was surprisingly super quickac is great home is comfortable and the outdoor communal area is lovelywe had a nice breakfast at la soda hormiga and world recommend ithis instructions to the apartment were incredibly helpful as well as his constant attentivenessthe apartment was clean and comfortablethe place was very cleanvery nice tidy and clean placeclean and perfect for a quick stayplace was clean and roy communicated well
Host:roy was very responsiveroy was a great host and was very prompt with his responses and suggestionsoverall roy was a great host and we are happy with the choiceroy has been a great host thankshe had great recommendations and was very accommodatingRead more reviewsgreat location in a cute little towngreat location 5 min walk from everything in the townit was close and easy to walk to town which is goodgreat little place in an ideal location everything is so close and convenientthe location was just outside the main downtown area about a 6min walk but definitely not far
This property is located in a safe neighborhood in La Fortuna and can accommodate four guests. The apartment has two bedrooms, a bathroom, kitchen and a balcony. Other facilities like air conditioner, Wi-Fi, TV and hairdryer are also available on the property. Free parking on the premises is allowed. Smoking is only permitted outside the apartment. This La Fortuna vacation rental is not suitable for children under two years. The property is very close to the central park, Arenal Volcano, Arenal Lake, White water and Celeste River. It only takes you a few minutes to reach shops and restaurants.
Top guest reviewsextra appreciated features were the volcano view and the kitchen amenities includedthe air conditioning works greatour kitchen has a great view of the volcano arenalthe apartment also had a great view of arenal volcanothe apartment is complete with all the necessary amenities and very comfortable and cleanvery clean and homeyvery clean and modernplace was clean and comfortablethe apartment was very clean and comfortableit is very clean and modern
Host:mauricio was a great hostmauricio was a great host and recommended activities and restaurantsmauricio was an excellent host:) mauricio and his mom were super friendly and helpfulthe host is very responsive and was able to help with any questions/making reservationsRead more reviewsthe location is fantasticgreat location just a few blocks away from the town centergreat location close to downtown but quietvery convenient and safe locationmy family and i loved this location because of the proximity to the main square
This house is located near a beautiful park in La Fortuna and it can sleep six guests. The house consists of two bedrooms, a bathroom and a kitchen. Amenities like TV, Wi-Fi and hairdryer are also available. A private parking space is provided to guests traveling with cars. Hosting parties and events at the apartment is not allowed. The property is within walking distance to downtown, restaurants, shops, parks and a church. The Airbnb rental is 400 meters (1312 feet) away from the bus stop and 250 meters (820 feet) away from the taxi stand.
Top guest reviewsequipped kitchen with great coffee included also cable and nice big couch to relax onlovely shower and there is modern ac so two plussescheery and comfortable furnishingsthe surprise wifi was a major bonus gracias familianot uncommon to have only warm water but this was truly room temp or coldervery clean and comfortablethe house was very clean and comfortablethis is a beautiful neat clean house to stay init was clean and comfortable and exactly as describedthe place itself was very clean and the cute folded towels were a nice touch
Host:the host was wonderful and provided quick responses to questionsthe host is superb very attentive to our needschecking in was easy and the host is nice and very responsivethe owners of this place were very helpful and accommodatingthe host has quick check-in and is very responsiveRead more reviewsthe location was greatgreat place close to nice restaurantswithin walking distance to great restaurantsgreat place for this locationthe location is great - right near '"downtown" la fortuna
This private apartment is located in downtown La Fortuna and it can accommodate four guests. The rental has two bedrooms, a kitchen, bathroom and a terrace with coffee table and chairs. Guests can use the microwave, coffee maker, refrigerator, TV, Wi-Fi and air conditioner. Free car parking is allowed. The rental is 300 meters (984 feet) away from the Central Park, a 15-minute drive to Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna hot springs, waterfalls, ziplines and natural swimming pools, a 5-minute walk to the city center and the Nanku restaurant. The Volcano Park is a short drive away.
Top guest reviewsfurniture and kitchen appointments topsnice shower and balcony area as wellac worked well and warm showerone bedroom is air conditioned while the second one only has a fanthe a/c can get extra cold at night which was a great relief after long days outdoorsvery clean practical comfortablethe maid did dishes every day and supplied clean towels the tv had some american stationsvery well maintained very cleanclean friendly host fast communication and supports you for local activitiesthe room was clean cool and very comfortable
Host:koky was a great hostkoky is a great hostolger and his wife were super hostsolger and his staff were extremely helpfulkoky was great checking in and very helpfulRead more reviewsthe location was perfectgreat location and easy to walk to nearby restaurants and shopsconvenient location to awesome hikes & wonderful hotspringsthe location was just a few blocks from the main town but a nice flat walkcentrally located quiet safe and affordable
A La Fortuna place to stay that’s most ideal for couples or solo travelers is this dreamy, tropical decor-clad apartment hosted by Rafael. The strategic location of this accommodation gets you within walking distance of the best shops in town, be it restaurants, grocery shops, trails, and other stores you may need to visit. The owners have also made unique discount deals with the finest tours and restaurants in town, all for their guests to have the best experience in La Fortuna.
Top guest reviewswe loved the coffee and breakfast from "my coffee"perhaps a more powerful fan in the bedroom would be helpfulthe a/c is working really well ;-)the bed was incredibly comfortable and we were very grateful for the acthis are was so convenient we loved the a/c and grounds for relaxingvery clean and wonderfully decoratedvery clean and professionally donevery clean and modern with a spacious showerthe apartment is very clean and confortablethe apartment was lovely sparkling clean and attractively decorated
Host:the host was responsive to questions before we arrivedhosts were very hospitable and helpfulrafael and georgina were excellent hostsgood hosts very responsivethe hosts are very friendly and helpfulRead more reviewsexcellent location right in townthe location is ideal being right in the middle of town yet very quietdefinitely the best part was the location-it’s close to everythinga great location right in the center of la fortunagreat central location with plenty of options around
This property is one of the best places to stay in La Fortuna and is conveniently located near the city center. The rental offers space for four guests. You have access to two bedrooms, a living room, a kitchen, a bathroom and a terrace. The rental consists of TV, Wi-Fi, air conditioner, a laptop-friendly workspace and hairdryer. Smoking is not allowed and guests cannot host parties or events. The apartment is 100 meters (328 feet) away from supermarkets, a 20-minute drive from El Tanque Airport and 800 meters (2624 feet) away from the La Fortuna Park. The rental is also very close to the hanging bridges, waterfalls, hot springs and the Arenal Volcano National Park.
Top guest reviewsa really fantastic value had all the amenities including a/c fast internet and full kitchenappreciated having a big fan in addition to the bedroom a/c unitawesome views and spacious apartment (with netflix and good wifi haha)the view from the kitchen window was greatthe room was perfect and fit all of our needseverything was clean inside the apartmentvery clean and good-sized apartmenterick's place is clean comfortable and adorablethe unit was clean safe and well equippedwe loved our stay at erick’s airbnb the apartment was clean and cozy
Host:great host and nice placenice place and the recommendations by the host were also helpfulthe host is also very quick at responding which is always appreciatedhe was quick to respond and provide helpful info for check inerick was a wonderful host always quick to respond to any questionsRead more reviewslocation was very goodgreat location and great placegreat spot the location is goodvery good value place located about 1km from downtown la fortunanice place good location and very helpful information
This house is located in a friendly neighborhood in La Fortuna and the rental offers accommodation for two guests. Guests will have access to a bedroom with a cozy king-sized bed, a private bathroom and a shared kitchen. Coffee maker, microwave, air conditioner, TV, Wi-Fi and hot water are also available to guests. Free parking on the premises is also allowed. Smoking inside the room is not allowed but you can smoke outside. The La Fortuna accommodation is not suitable for pets and children under 12 years. The rental is 250 meters (820 feet) away from downtown and the city center, 300 to 400 meters (984 to 1312 feet) from the supermarkets, a 20-minute drive from El Tanque Airport and 70 meters (229.6 feet) away from Arenal Rabfer Hotel and El Volcan Hotel.
Top guest reviewsthere's ac and and a nice flat screen tvstrong and consistent wifimy bf esp enjoyed the ac and powerful fansthe ac was powerful and the shower has good pressuregreivin's wifi is also great by costa rican standardssparkling clean and comfortablesparkling clean and well kept spacethe bathroom was so clean and so spaciousit was incredibly clean and comfortablethe place is clean secure and comfortable
Host:great host and wonderful placegreivin was a great hostgrievin was an outstanding hostgreivin was an amazing hostgreivin was a really nice hostRead more reviewssituated in a good location while also being quietgreat location to downtown area for restaurants and shoppinggreat little place close to everythingshort walk to town and close to great restaurantsgreivin’s place has a great location 2 minute walk from downtown
This apartment is located in the heart of La Fortuna and is suitable for two guests. The rental offers a bedroom and a private bathroom. Air conditioner, mini fridge, coffee maker, Wi-Fi, hot water and TV are also available at the property. Free parking is also made available to those traveling with cars. Smoking, parties and events are strictly prohibited. The apartment is not suitable for children below 12 years nor is it safe for pets. The Airbnb rental is easily accessible from downtown, taxi stops, bakery, cafes, supermarkets, drugstore, bars and restaurants. The property is just a 2-minute walk from the city center.
La Fortuna, Alajuela, Costa Rica
11.75 km (7.3 mi) from Místico Arenal Hanging Bridges
This apartment is located in the city center of La Fortuna. The property can sleep four guests and has two bedrooms with a double bed each, living room, kitchen and a private bathroom. Wi-Fi, refrigerator, TV and hot water are also provided. Free parking is provided to guests traveling with cars. The rental has a non-smoking and no pets policy. Guests cannot host parties or events during their stay here. The building is just a few minutes’ walk from downtown, restaurants, bars, supermarkets, parks and pharmacies.
La Fortuna, Alajuela, Costa Rica
11.64 km (7.3 mi) from Místico Arenal Hanging Bridges
This property is located near the Central Park in La Fortuna and it is suitable for two guests. The rental has a bedroom, living room, bathroom and a kitchen. The dining area has a microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker and oven. The rental also offers hair dryer, air conditioner, TV, iron and Wi-Fi connection. Smoking is not permitted and guests cannot host parties or events here. The property is not suitable for pets or children under 2 years. The rental is a 5-minute walk from the city center, 75 meters (246 feet) away from the police station, a 5-minute walk from supermarkets, pharmacies and restaurants. The bus station and a taxi stop are also located nearby.
Top guest reviewsthe air conditioning in the bedroom was nice when we used it occasionallyfront room can get warm (although there's a fan) but the a/c in the bedroom is wonderfulthe whole apartment was super comfy the ac was awesomeand two is it’s small but a iron would have been useful for our dinner datesthe a/c worked well in the bedroom to keep it cool at night :)clean and well maintainedvery clean and nice placeit smelled great and was super cleanreally good and clean apartmentvery clean spatial and comfortable flat
Host:the hosts were very helpfula super host :)our host was very kind and helpfulthe hosts were helpful and prompt in their responseshost was friendly quick to offer suggestionsRead more reviewswhat a cute apartment in a great location absolutely walking distance from downtown la fortunagood restaurants close bylocation is perfect and you can safely walk to the main street (few min walk)excelent location and really pretty spacegreat place close to the center of town
La Fortuna - an ideal holiday destination in Costa Rica
The city of La Fortuna in Costa Rica is an ideal place to relax or get involved in outdoor activities. The La Catarata de la Fortuna waterfall and the hot springs in the region attract many visitors who want to enjoy a relaxing atmosphere. Activities like zip lines, bungee jumping, biking, horse riding and more will keep you busy if you’re looking for a fun-filled outdoor activity holiday.
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