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

360 degree Views: Lake & Volcano View Lot

360 degree Views: Lake & Volcano View Lot
Price
$30,000
Status
Active
Listing Type
Land Listing
Images
8
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!

Lake Arenal Commercial: Find Your Niche-Commercial Establishment with Lots of Options

Lake Arenal Commercial: Find Your Niche-Commercial Establishment with Lots of Options
Price
$140,000
Status
Active
Listing Type
Commercial Sale
Images
8
Beds/Baths
-/2
Baths
2
Property Type
Restaurant
Location
Nuevo Arenal, Arenal, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type
Urban
View Type
Lake View
Total Lot Size
400.00 m² (4,305.55 sq ft)
Total Interior Area
232.00 m² (2,497.22 sq ft)

$140.000 SELLER MOTIVATED Located in the town of Nuevo Arenal with Views of Lake Arenal and Volcano Arenal with plenty of outdoor seating space as well as indoor. Large kitchen area and bar. This building has many options from restaurant to hostel to cafe or personal residence! There is the main building and 2 lots...

Hotel en La Fortuna, San Carlos: Countryside and Mountain Property For Sale in La Fortuna

Hotel en La Fortuna, San Carlos: Countryside and Mountain Property For Sale in La Fortuna
Price
$1,600,000
Status
Active
Listing Type
Residential Sale
Images
14
Beds/Baths
25/30
Beds
25
Baths
30
Property Type
Other
Location
La Fortuna, La Fortuna, San Carlos, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location Type
Countryside, Mountain
View Type
Garden View, Mountain View
Total Lot Size
5.34 ha (13.20 acre)
Total Living Area
1,600.00 m² (17,222.19 sq ft)

This property with 25 bedrooms and 30 bathrooms is located in La Fortuna, Alajuela Costa Rica, in the county of San Carlos. This countryside and mountain property with garden and mountain views is situated in the highland forest of Costa Rica. The land area of this property is 5.34 hectare (13.20 acre), and it has a...

Affordable Waterfront Luxury Home: Bali Style Architecture in Gated Community

Affordable Waterfront Luxury Home: Bali Style Architecture in Gated Community
Price
$339,000
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 ...

Great Deal, seller motivated: BARGAIN ! $ 25,000 Lake view lot close to Tilaran with commercial potential

Great Deal, seller motivated: BARGAIN ! $ 25,000 Lake view lot close to Tilaran with commercial potential
Price
$25,000
Status
Active
Listing Type
Land Listing
Images
5
Property Type
Home Construction Site
Location
Arenal, Arenal, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type
Countryside
View Type
Eastern View, Lake View, Mountain View
Total Lot Size
4,500.33 m² (48,440.96 sq ft)

$ 25.000.-- SELLER MOTIVATED Large 1+ acre lot, 5 Minutes from Tilaran and right ON the road around lake Arenal. Building pad already cut. Views of Lake Arenal and surrounding mountains. 3 miles from Tilaran (next larger town), 2 miles from lake access (Yacht Club), 1/4 mile from Tennis Club.

The Boat House : Boat Lovers house near water access

The Boat House : Boat Lovers house near water access
Price
$130,000
Status
Active
Listing Type
Residential Sale
Images
18
Beds/Baths
2/1
Beds
2
Baths
1
Property Type
House
Location
Puerto San Luis, Arenal, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type
Countryside
View Type
Lake View
Total Lot Size
1,360.00 m² (14,638.86 sq ft)
Total Living Area
100.00 m² (1,076.39 sq ft)

Lake Arenal views and water access. Unique 2 story home close to public boat ramp. Large living/dining/kitchen area, 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, storage, screened in porch and laundry area on the lower level. Boat storage / garage on the upper level.

Lake View Townhouse: Spacious 3/3 with Spectacular View of Lake Arenal

Lake View Townhouse: Spacious 3/3 with Spectacular View of Lake Arenal
Price
$135,000
Status
Active
Listing Type
Residential Sale
Images
9
Beds/Baths
3/3
Beds
3
Baths
3
Property Type
Townhouse
Location
Arenal, Arenal, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type
Mountain
View Type
Bay View
Total Lot Size
209.28 m² (2,252.66 sq ft)
Total Living Area
149.00 m² (1,603.82 sq ft)

Asking price $ 135.000,-- negotiable. SELLER MOTIVATED. DIVORCE SALE ! Spacious 3 bedroom 3 bath Townhouse with 1,600 sq ft of living space has all the conveniences for either part time or full time living in Costa Rica. Not ready to retire yet? Market this as a vacation rental. There are 2 parking spaces. Located on...

The Mandarin House : Contemporary lake view home with potential

The Mandarin House : Contemporary lake view home with potential
Price
$175,000
Status
Active
Listing Type
Residential Sale
Images
13
Beds/Baths
2/2
Beds
2
Baths
2
Property Type
House
Location
Tronadora, Tronadora, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type
Countryside
View Type
Garden View, Lake View, Mountain View
Total Lot Size
2,674.00 m² (28,782.58 sq ft)
Total Living Area
100.00 m² (1,076.39 sq ft)

Recently built contemporary home with potential to add a second story and/or extensive porches. The home offers 2 bedrooms and 2 baths, open concept living/dining/kitchen. 3 separate storage areas accessible from inside (pantry, wardrobe, laundry area). Straight lines and modern colors. Aluminum framed sliding...

Lake Front Home: Unique Home with Unobstructed Views of Lake Arenal

Lake Front Home: Unique Home with Unobstructed Views of Lake Arenal
Price
$297,000
Status
Active
Listing Type
Residential Sale
Images
9
Beds/Baths
2/2
Beds
2
Baths
2
Property Type
House
Location
Arenal, Arenal, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type
Lakefront
View Type
Lake View
Total Lot Size
2,239.00 m² (24,100.30 sq ft)
Total Living Area
167.00 m² (1,797.57 sq ft)

This beautiful Mediterranean Style home is uniquely positioned with an unobstructed view of Lake Arenal. 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths in one of the most prestigious gated communities in the area. Private gate, covered heated pool with both gas and solar, outdoor cooking facility, greenhouse and orchid collection as well...

Lakefront Lot: Over 1/4 Acre With Extraordinary Views of Lake Arenal

Lakefront Lot: Over 1/4 Acre With Extraordinary Views of Lake Arenal
Price
$150,000
Status
Active
Listing Type
Land Listing
Images
2
Property Type
Home Construction Site
Location
Puerto San Luis, Arenal, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type
Lakefront
View Type
Mountain View, Lake View
Total Lot Size
1,482.42 m² (15,956.57 sq ft)

Over 1/4 acre lakefront lot with all amenities. A must see if you are thinking of building and living in Costa Rica part time or full time. Excellent investment.