Urban Centers: La Fortuna

About the town of La Fortuna, near the Arenal Volcano in Alajuela, Costa Rica.

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La Fortuna is about 10 kilometers from the peak of the Arenal volcano, and less than 20 kilometers from the entrance to state park by the same name. La Fortuna translated means ‘The Fortune”. It was once thought that that name came from the fact that the town rests just at the base of the Arenal Volcano and has yet to be seriously effected by it’s constant eruptions. But fact is that the name pay homage to the fertile lands that surround it. It was originally called El Burio when it was founded in the mid 1930’s. This area is teaming with wildlife, varying eco systems and terrain and lots and lots of things to do. The area is vastly visited through sparsely populated with a total of 15,383 inhabitants. A large eruption of the Arenal Volcano in 1968 caused 82 deaths an d extensive damage, but still did not effect La Fortuna, but it did change the geography of whole region. Since then, La Fortuna is one of the most visited destinations in the country.

La Fortuna Church Volcano.jpegProvince: Alajuela
Amenities: 4 Stars
Infrastructure: 3 Stars
Nearest City: Liberia (90 minute drive)
Nearest Airport: Liberia (90 minute drive)
Nearest Hospital: Liberia CIMA (90 minute drive)

One of the most popular features of La Fortuna, other than the volcano that looms in the distance, is the La Fortuna waterfall, which is 70 meters high and was created by the eruption of another volcano 3,500 years ago. This area is very popular with adventure seekers, naturists, back packers and hikers and climbers. And every other activity can be had from white water rafting, the horseback riding, mountain biking, kayaking or ATV’ing to name only a few. Also popular with visitors and a product of the volatile geography are the natural hot springs that can be found throughout the area.

The climate of La Fortuna not vary greatly as you can barely notice the passing of the 4 seasons. The only discernible difference ‘seasons’ is the wet season and dry season. La Fortuna is served by a medical clinic, veterinary clinic, dentist, police station, gas station, 3 banks, 3 groceries, and lots of restaurants and hotels for travelers. The international airport is in Liberia as well as the new CIMA hospital and that’s only an hour’s drive away.


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Costa Rica Real Estate For Sale: La Fortuna, Alajuela

Arenal Lake and Volcano View Condominium

Arenal Lake and Volcano View Condominium
Price
$230,000
Status
Active
Listing Type
Residential Sale
Images
16
Beds/Baths
1/1
Beds
1
Baths
1
Property Type
Condominium
Location
Arenal, Arenal, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type
Lakefront
View Type
Lake View, Mountain View
Total Lot Size
14.83 ha (36.65 acre)
Total Living Area
100.00 m² (1,076.39 sq ft)

This condominium with one bedroom and one bathroom is located in Arenal, Guanacaste Costa Rica, in the county of Tilarán. This lakefront property with lake and mountain views is situated in the highland forest of Costa Rica. The land area of this condominium is 14.83 hectare (36.65 acre), and it has a living space of...

SOLD ! BARGAIN ! Ideal Starter home close to amenities

SOLD ! BARGAIN ! Ideal Starter home close to amenities
Price
$49,900
Status
Pending Sale
Listing Type
Residential Sale
Images
11
Beds/Baths
3/2
Beds
3
Baths
2
Property Type
House
Location
Tronadora, Tronadora, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type
Countryside
View Type
Mountain View
Total Lot Size
683.66 m² (7,358.83 sq ft)
Total Living Area
100.00 m² (1,076.39 sq ft)

SOLD ! This 3 bedroom 2 bath home with a large laundry - storage area and a 2 car garage on a spacious lot is located in one of the most sought after locations in the Lake Arenal area. Quiet, safe, within walking distance to shopping and public transportation. Assorted fruit trees producing on this property. A great...

LARGE LOT WITH BAMBOO AND JUNGLE VIEWS

LARGE LOT WITH BAMBOO AND JUNGLE VIEWS
Price
$40,000
Status
Active
Listing Type
Land Listing
Images
6
Property Type
Agricultural Land
Location
San Luis, Tilarán, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type
Countryside
View Type
Eastern View, Greenbelt View, Mountain View, Northern View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size
0.70 ha (1.73 acre)

This property of just under 7000 m2 is located on the south side of Lake Arenal (the "Sunny Side"). A short hike through the adjacent jungle or along the road leads directly to the lake shore. The property is located near the center of San Luis where you will find a "mom and pop" store for basic grocery shopping. The...

Large building lot overlooking Lake Arenal: Lot L&Z : put your ideas to work

Large building lot overlooking Lake Arenal: Lot L&Z : put your ideas to work
Price
$59,000
Status
Active
Listing Type
Land Listing
Images
10
Property Type
Home Construction Site
Location
El Roble, Tronadora, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type
Mountain
View Type
Lake View, Mountain View, Northern View
Total Lot Size
0.50 ha (1.24 acre)

This quiet and privately located 1.24 acres lake Arenal view lot offers countless options: Private estate with primary residence, pool and guest house. Or Hobby Farm with main house and farm buildings for organic gardening, fruit trees, and animals. Or Eco-community with tiny homes on wheels (no building permits...

Lake and Volcano View Parcel SELLER MOTIVATED

Lake and Volcano View Parcel SELLER MOTIVATED
Price
$65,000
Status
Active
Listing Type
Land Listing
Images
7
Property Type
Home Construction Site
Location
Arenal, Arenal, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type
Urban
View Type
Lake View, Mountain View, Northern View
Total Lot Size
0.95 ha (2.34 acre)

Located in the area of La Tejona, 10 Minutes from Tilaran on the south side of the lake, this beautiful parcel just under 2.5 acres has spectacular views of Lake and Volcano Arenal. Quiet, serene surroundings yet close to amenities. For building purposes the future owner has to dig a well.

Celebrity Home with Spectacular Views: Mountain and Countryside House For Sale in Parcelas Monseñor

Celebrity Home with Spectacular Views: Mountain and Countryside House For Sale in Parcelas Monseñor
Price
$750,000
Status
Active
Listing Type
Residential Sale
Images
15
Beds/Baths
4/4
Beds
4
Baths
4
Property Type
House
Location
Parcelas Monseñor, Tilarán, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type
Mountain, Countryside
View Type
Mountain View, Valley View, Western View, Other
Total Lot Size
1.00 ha (2.47 acre)
Total Living Area
750.00 m² (8,072.90 sq ft)

This house with 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms is located in Parcelas Monseñor, Guanacaste Costa Rica, in the county of Tilarán. This mountain and countryside property with mountain and valley views is situated in the highland forest of Costa Rica. The land area of this house is 1.00 hectare (2.47 acre), and it has a...

Lake View Lot: Seller motivated !

Lake View Lot: Seller motivated !
Price
$30,000
Status
Active
Listing Type
Land Listing
Images
13
Property Type
Home Construction Site
Location
San Luis, Tilarán, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type
Countryside
View Type
Lake View
Total Lot Size
986.00 m² (10,613.17 sq ft)

Invest now, build later. The property has great views of Lake Arenal and is located at the end of a side street in a quiet area. The nearest bus stop is just steps away and a 15-minute walk leads directly to the lake shore. The town of Tilaran can be reached in 10 minutes by car. The Intl. Airport near Liberia is...

Lovely 2/2 Lake View Home, Tranquil Setting - Great Location!

Lovely 2/2 Lake View Home, Tranquil Setting - Great Location!
Price
$189,000
Status
Active
Listing Type
Residential Sale
Images
15
Beds/Baths
2/2
Beds
2
Baths
2
Property Type
House
Location
San Luis, Tilarán, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type
Other
View Type
Lake View
Total Lot Size
996.97 m² (10,731.25 sq ft)
Total Living Area
164.00 m² (1,765.27 sq ft)

This attractive 2 bedroom, 2 bath low maintenance, practical home with laundry area, plenty of storage and full garage is in one of the most tranquil settings in the Arenal area. Loaded with trees and flowers of all types. Cozy patio for viewing the lake. Easy access to public transportation. Close to all amenities....

360 degree Views: Lake & Volcano View Lot,

360 degree Views: Lake & Volcano View Lot,
Price
$30,000
Status
Active
Listing Type
Land Listing
Images
9
Property Type
Home Construction Site
Location
Arenal, Arenal, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type
Countryside
View Type
Lake View, Mountain View, Valley View
Total Lot Size
2,500.40 m² (26,913.97 sq ft)

$ 30.000.-- SELLER MOTIVATED ! This incredible lake and volcano view lot offers views 360 degrees! Lake Arenal, Volcano Arenal, Volcano Tenorio and mountain views. Sunrises and sunsets are beautiful! 5 Minutes drive to Lake Access.

Affordable Waterfront Luxury Home: Bali Style Architecture in Gated Community

Affordable Waterfront Luxury Home: Bali Style Architecture in Gated Community
Price
$349,000
Status
Active
Listing Type
Residential Sale
Images
12
Beds/Baths
2/2
Beds
2
Baths
2
Property Type
House
Location
San Luis, Tilarán, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type
Lakefront
View Type
Lake View
Total Lot Size
1,709.42 m² (18,399.97 sq ft)
Total Living Area
400.00 m² (4,305.55 sq ft)

$ 339.000.-- Waterfront 2 bedroom 2-1/2 bath High quality Bali Style home with infinity pool.Exotic woods throughout, Stainless appliances, imported European windows and fixtures throughout. Covered car port, and large deck for entertaining with wet bar. • Approx 400 sq meters of construction (4,000 sq ft.) on a ...