Top 12 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In La Fortuna, Costa Rica - Updated 2022

airbnb La Fortuna, Costa Rica
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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!

1. Downtown apartment with garden view (from USD 47)

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.

Downtown Apartment w/Garden view (2) - La Fortuna
La Fortuna, Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica
128 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Shipping container 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable clean great wifi service and chicken amenities
it was amazingly clean well-appointed and comfortable with brand-new amenities including air conditioning and a private patio area
fast wifi and very clean
a very functional kitchen and bathroom comfortable bedroom with aircon everything about this container was perfect
we had a great stay at this place comfy bed and great ac very nice garden
Cleanliness:
clean practical comfortable and would happily stay again
everything was comfortable and clean
flat was clean comfortable very well resourced
check in was easy the place itself was amazing very clean and exactly what i needed
the property was clean and the back yard is beautiful
Host:
i had a very nice stay and the host was very welcoming and helpful
the hosts are very nice and helped in everything you need
great location and amazing service by the hosts
Location:
great location 2 mins walk from central square but far enough away from bar noise
everything was spot on location is the best thing about it
location was close to everything in la fortuna and had secure parking
location is incredible the place is even better than i expected
it is such a nice little cozy place & everything is close
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2. Cozy furnished apartment in the heart of La Fortuna (from USD 38)

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.

#7 Cozy & Spotless Fully Furnished Apartment + A/C
La Fortuna, Alajuela, Costa Rica
361 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the air conditioning was an added bonus after long hiking days
room is small but very comfortable with all the necessary amenities
it was nice having a/c since the weather is very humid
nice bed and also good ac i will recommend it
the full kitchen was great
Cleanliness:
everything was very clean
really clean with hot water
the place was clean and comfortable
the apartment was very clean and well maintained
it's a clean place
Host:
roy is a wonderful host
the staff was nice and helpful
very good directions from owner
roy was a great host with helpful tips
host are amazing and easy to communicate with
Location:
perfect location and walking distance to everything
great place very close walking distance to town
it’s located in a quiet neighborhood that’s an easy <10-minute walk to town
great place and centrally located in arenal
great location only a 3-5 minute walk to la fourtuna s city core
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3. Cozy furnished apartment in the heart of La Fortuna (from USD 50)

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.

#5 Cozy & Spotless Fully Furnished Apartment + A/C
La Fortuna, Alajuela, Costa Rica
294 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were super comfortable and the wifi was very fast
wifi was surprisingly super quick
ac is great home is comfortable and the outdoor communal area is lovely
we had a nice breakfast at la soda hormiga and world recommend it
his instructions to the apartment were incredibly helpful as well as his constant attentiveness
Cleanliness:
the apartment was clean and comfortable
the place was very clean
very nice tidy and clean place
clean and perfect for a quick stay
place was clean and roy communicated well
Host:
roy was very responsive
roy was a great host and was very prompt with his responses and suggestions
overall roy was a great host and we are happy with the choice
roy has been a great host thanks
he had great recommendations and was very accommodating
Location:
great location in a cute little town
great location 5 min walk from everything in the town
it was close and easy to walk to town which is good
great little place in an ideal location everything is so close and convenient
the location was just outside the main downtown area about a 6min walk but definitely not far
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4. Fully-equipped apartment in safe neigborhood (from USD 35)

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.

2nd floor A/C, Wifi, Fully equipped apartment
La Fortuna, Alajuela, Costa Rica
430 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
extra appreciated features were the volcano view and the kitchen amenities included
the air conditioning works great
our kitchen has a great view of the volcano arenal
the apartment also had a great view of arenal volcano
the apartment is complete with all the necessary amenities and very comfortable and clean
Cleanliness:
very clean and homey
very clean and modern
place was clean and comfortable
the apartment was very clean and comfortable
it is very clean and modern
Host:
mauricio was a great host
mauricio was a great host and recommended activities and restaurants
mauricio was an excellent host
:) mauricio and his mom were super friendly and helpful
the host is very responsive and was able to help with any questions/making reservations
Location:
the location is fantastic
great location just a few blocks away from the town center
great location close to downtown but quiet
very convenient and safe location
my family and i loved this location because of the proximity to the main square
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5. Apartment near the Central Park (from USD 38)

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.

La Fortuna Apartment & Hot SpringsFree WiFi 100 MB
La Fortuna, Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica
404 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the air conditioning in the bedroom was nice when we used it occasionally
front room can get warm (although there's a fan) but the a/c in the bedroom is wonderful
the whole apartment was super comfy the ac was awesome
and two is it’s small but a iron would have been useful for our dinner dates
the a/c worked well in the bedroom to keep it cool at night :)
Cleanliness:
clean and well maintained
very clean and nice place
it smelled great and was super clean
really good and clean apartment
very clean spatial and comfortable flat
Host:
the hosts were very helpful
a super host :)
our host was very kind and helpful
the hosts were helpful and prompt in their responses
host was friendly quick to offer suggestions
Location:
what a cute apartment in a great location absolutely walking distance from downtown la fortuna
good restaurants close by
location is perfect and you can safely walk to the main street (few min walk)
excelent location and really pretty space
great place close to the center of town
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6. House in downtown La Fortuna (from USD 30)

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.

House in La Fortuna Downtown, Parking.
La Fortuna, Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica
232 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire villa 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
equipped kitchen with great coffee included also cable and nice big couch to relax on
lovely shower and there is modern ac so two plusses
cheery and comfortable furnishings
the surprise wifi was a major bonus gracias familia
not uncommon to have only warm water but this was truly room temp or colder
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfortable
the house was very clean and comfortable
this is a beautiful neat clean house to stay in
it was clean and comfortable and exactly as described
the place itself was very clean and the cute folded towels were a nice touch
Host:
the host was wonderful and provided quick responses to questions
the host is superb very attentive to our needs
checking in was easy and the host is nice and very responsive
the owners of this place were very helpful and accommodating
the host has quick check-in and is very responsive
Location:
the location was great
great place close to nice restaurants
within walking distance to great restaurants
great place for this location
the location is great - right near '"downtown" la fortuna
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7. Private deluxe apartment (from USD 31)

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.

Private Apartment Deluxe Lapa
La Fortuna, Alajuela, Costa Rica
123 reviews  Wifi Available
Room in serviced apartment 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
furniture and kitchen appointments tops
nice shower and balcony area as well
ac worked well and warm shower
one bedroom is air conditioned while the second one only has a fan
the a/c can get extra cold at night which was a great relief after long days outdoors
Cleanliness:
very clean practical comfortable
the maid did dishes every day and supplied clean towels the tv had some american stations
very well maintained very clean
clean friendly host fast communication and supports you for local activities
the room was clean cool and very comfortable
Host:
koky was a great host
koky is a great host
olger and his wife were super hosts
olger and his staff were extremely helpful
koky was great checking in and very helpful
Location:
the location was perfect
great location and easy to walk to nearby restaurants and shops
convenient location to awesome hikes & wonderful hotsprings
the location was just a few blocks from the main town but a nice flat walk
centrally located quiet safe and affordable
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8. Tropical-themed midtown apartment (from USD 34)

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.

*Arenal Peace*- With A/C & kitchen
La Fortuna, Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica
186 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved the coffee and breakfast from "my coffee"
perhaps a more powerful fan in the bedroom would be helpful
the a/c is working really well ;-)
the bed was incredibly comfortable and we were very grateful for the ac
this are was so convenient we loved the a/c and grounds for relaxing
Cleanliness:
very clean and wonderfully decorated
very clean and professionally done
very clean and modern with a spacious shower
the apartment is very clean and confortable
the apartment was lovely sparkling clean and attractively decorated
Host:
the host was responsive to questions before we arrived
hosts were very hospitable and helpful
rafael and georgina were excellent hosts
good hosts very responsive
the hosts are very friendly and helpful
Location:
excellent location right in town
the location is ideal being right in the middle of town yet very quiet
definitely the best part was the location-it’s close to everything
a great location right in the center of la fortuna
great central location with plenty of options around
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9. Apartment for 4 near downtown (from USD 36)

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.

Equipped apartment + A/C + Wifi + Fortuna Downtown
La Fortuna, Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica
362 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a really fantastic value had all the amenities including a/c fast internet and full kitchen
appreciated having a big fan in addition to the bedroom a/c unit
awesome views and spacious apartment (with netflix and good wifi haha)
the view from the kitchen window was great
the room was perfect and fit all of our needs
Cleanliness:
everything was clean inside the apartment
very clean and good-sized apartment
erick's place is clean comfortable and adorable
the unit was clean safe and well equipped
we loved our stay at erick’s airbnb the apartment was clean and cozy
Host:
great host and nice place
nice place and the recommendations by the host were also helpful
the host is also very quick at responding which is always appreciated
he was quick to respond and provide helpful info for check in
erick was a wonderful host always quick to respond to any questions
Location:
location was very good
great location and great place
great spot the location is good
very good value place located about 1km from downtown la fortuna
nice place good location and very helpful information
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10. Room with a king-size bed near downtown (from USD 45)

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.

Amapolas R3, King bed, A/C, Wifi. Shared Kitchen.
La Fortuna, Alajuela, Costa Rica
224 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there's ac and and a nice flat screen tv
strong and consistent wifi
my bf esp enjoyed the ac and powerful fans
the ac was powerful and the shower has good pressure
greivin's wifi is also great by costa rican standards
Cleanliness:
sparkling clean and comfortable
sparkling clean and well kept space
the bathroom was so clean and so spacious
it was incredibly clean and comfortable
the place is clean secure and comfortable
Host:
great host and wonderful place
greivin was a great host
grievin was an outstanding host
greivin was an amazing host
greivin was a really nice host
Location:
situated in a good location while also being quiet
great location to downtown area for restaurants and shopping
great little place close to everything
short walk to town and close to great restaurants
greivin’s place has a great location 2 minute walk from downtown
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11. Private room near 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.

Private Room with A/C - Downtown La Fortuna (2)
La Fortuna, Alajuela, Costa Rica
206 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

12. La Fortuna downtown apartment

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.

#3 Private Apartment w/2Bedrooms
La Fortuna, Alajuela, Costa Rica
181 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

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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