Guidebook for La Fortuna

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Guidebook for La Fortuna

Arts & Culture

Casona Río Fortuna is a traditional country estate located in the La Fortuna / Arenal Volcano area that aims to let visitors experience the genuine and peaceful way of country life in Costa Rica. Located in the rural surroundings of the Arenal Volcano yet only 7 km from La Fortuna, Casona Río Fortuna is surrounded by green pastures, plantations, woodland, tropical gardens and the Fortuna River. Let the folks at Rio Fortuna share with you the culture, traditions, and the way of life in the country on a unique journey combining the beauty of nature and encounters with the local population for an unforgettable learning experience. More info: http://cultourcostarica.com/cultour
Cultour Costa Rica
Casona Río Fortuna is a traditional country estate located in the La Fortuna / Arenal Volcano area that aims to let visitors experience the genuine and peaceful way of country life in Costa Rica. Located in the rural surroundings of the Arenal Volcano yet only 7 km from La Fortuna, Casona Río Fortuna is surrounded by green pastures, plantations, woodland, tropical gardens and the Fortuna River. Let the folks at Rio Fortuna share with you the culture, traditions, and the way of life in the country on a unique journey combining the beauty of nature and encounters with the local population for an unforgettable learning experience. More info: http://cultourcostarica.com/cultour
There are around one thousand cacao trees in the farm producing approximately 30 kilograms of cacao per week. The farm and its production are entirely run by the family, following the tradition of Don Olivo of working his own land. Three generations later the farm and cacao production flourish. The cacao and chocolate products are sold in the local market which are very popular and demanded. You will be able to taste a family recipe for chocolate products that’s 90% cacao and is legendary in the area. More info: http://www.donolivochocolatetour.com/
Don Olivo Chocolate Tour
There are around one thousand cacao trees in the farm producing approximately 30 kilograms of cacao per week. The farm and its production are entirely run by the family, following the tradition of Don Olivo of working his own land. Three generations later the farm and cacao production flourish. The cacao and chocolate products are sold in the local market which are very popular and demanded. You will be able to taste a family recipe for chocolate products that’s 90% cacao and is legendary in the area. More info: http://www.donolivochocolatetour.com/

Parks & Nature

Newest national park premises in La Fortuna, recently open in 2016, has a universal path that allows visitors with disabilities enjoy this marvel of nature. It offers a great 4-floor structure for sightseeing the volcano along with the Arenal lake. Some animals can be spotted during the walks. More info: http://www.sinac.go.cr/EN-US/ac/ACAHN/pnva/Pages/default.aspx
Volcan Arenal, Sector Peninsula National Park
Newest national park premises in La Fortuna, recently open in 2016, has a universal path that allows visitors with disabilities enjoy this marvel of nature. It offers a great 4-floor structure for sightseeing the volcano along with the Arenal lake. Some animals can be spotted during the walks. More info: http://www.sinac.go.cr/EN-US/ac/ACAHN/pnva/Pages/default.aspx
Lots of hiking trails. Private reserve. Hidden gem of La Fortuna, we think is even better than the National Park. Chosen as the film location for different Hollywood movies.
Mirador el Silencio
Lots of hiking trails. Private reserve. Hidden gem of La Fortuna, we think is even better than the National Park. Chosen as the film location for different Hollywood movies.
Hanging bridges very safe, natural reserve with high chances of spotting birds, and other wild animals.
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Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park
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Hanging bridges very safe, natural reserve with high chances of spotting birds, and other wild animals.

Food Scene

Cheap yet delicious breakfast, best Gallo Pinto in town. Be patient long wait when crowded.
Soda Mima
Cheap yet delicious breakfast, best Gallo Pinto in town. Be patient long wait when crowded.
Typical central american food (Honduras, Salvador, Costa Rica), economic prices yet delicious dishes. You might want to order two dishes as they are not big. Long wait, be patient, this is not a fast food restaurant.
Al Paseo Ricas Pupusas
Typical central american food (Honduras, Salvador, Costa Rica), economic prices yet delicious dishes. You might want to order two dishes as they are not big. Long wait, be patient, this is not a fast food restaurant.

Shopping

Good selection of art craft and souvenirs at good price, 3% discount if you pay with cash. Great service.
Mercado de Artesanías
Good selection of art craft and souvenirs at good price, 3% discount if you pay with cash. Great service.

Essentials

Largest supermarket in La Fortuna, with great selection of products. Newest establishments in town. Good service. Free parking.
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Super Rosvil
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Largest supermarket in La Fortuna, with great selection of products. Newest establishments in town. Good service. Free parking.

Getting Around

Another alternative way of getting around La Fortuna, budget friendly and fun.
La Fortuna rentals - Scooters for rent
Another alternative way of getting around La Fortuna, budget friendly and fun.