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

Lakefront House For Sale in Arenal

Lakefront House For Sale in Arenal
Price
$439,000
Status
Active
Listing Type
Residential Sale
Images
8
Beds/Baths
3/2
Beds
3
Baths
2
Property Type
House
Location
Arenal, Arenal, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type
Lakefront
View Type
Garden View, Lake View
Total Lot Size
2.42 ha (5.98 acre)
Total Living Area
120.00 m² (1,291.66 sq ft)

Esta casa con 3 dormitorios y 2 baños se ubica en Arenal, Guanacaste Costa Rica, en el cantón de Tilarán. La propiedad frente al lago disfruta de hermosa vista al jardín y al lago, y esta situada en el bosque de altura de Costa Rica. La propiedad cuenta con un lote de 2,42 hectare (5,98 acre), y un área interior de...

Italian Style: Modern 2 Story Lake View Home

Italian Style: Modern 2 Story Lake View Home
Price
$189,000
Status
Active
Listing Type
Residential Sale
Images
10
Beds/Baths
3/2
Beds
3
Baths
2
Property Type
House
Location
Arenal, Arenal, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type
Countryside
View Type
Lake View, Western View, Other
Total Lot Size
840.51 m² (9,047.14 sq ft)
Total Living Area
110.00 m² (1,184.03 sq ft)

Italian Style 2 story home, fully furnished just under 1/4 acre with stunning lake- forest- and sunset views. The lower level offers a large open concept living-dining area and kitchen with tropical hardwood cabinets, granite counter top, breakfast counter and appliances. Large bathroom with washer/dryer. The upper...

Tranquility-Security-all The Comforts: Bali Style Home With Lake Arenal Views-SUPERB VALUE

Tranquility-Security-all The Comforts: Bali Style Home With Lake Arenal Views-SUPERB VALUE
Price
$125,000
Status
Active
Listing Type
Residential Sale
Images
8
Beds/Baths
2/1
Beds
2
Baths
1
Property Type
House
Location
Puerto San Luis, Arenal, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type
Mountain
View Type
Lake View
Total Lot Size
384.36 m² (4,137.20 sq ft)
Total Living Area
100.00 m² (1,076.39 sq ft)

Cozy 2 bedrooms, one bath Bali Style Bungalow with loft for an office offers all the amenities for a full-time residence or vacation rental investment if one is not ready to retire at this time. Walk to the water and also within walking distance to several very good restaurants in the area as well as public...

Koi Gardens Estate by the Lake

Koi Gardens Estate by the Lake
Price
$535,000
Status
Active
Listing Type
Residential Sale
Images
18
Beds/Baths
3/2
Beds
3
Baths
2
Property Type
House
Location
Nuevo Tronadora, Tronadora, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type
Countryside
View Type
Lake View
Total Lot Size
4,506.00 m² (48,501.99 sq ft)
Total Living Area
300.00 m² (3,229.16 sq ft)

Koi Gardens Estate by the Lake. 2.8 Acres located at lake Arenal, one of the most beautiful bio diverse, peaceful places on planet Earth. Green all year. Windsurfing, fishing, sailing, hot springs… The property is situated at the entrance of a charming town of Tronadora. Two separate gates invite you to a very...

Mountain House For Sale in Arenal

Mountain House For Sale in Arenal
Price
$240,000
Status
Active
Listing Type
Residential Sale
Images
5
Beds/Baths
2/2
Beds
2
Baths
2
Property Type
House
Location
Arenal, Arenal, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type
Mountain
View Type
Lake View
Total Lot Size
0.52 ha (1.28 acre)
Total Living Area
240.00 m² (2,583.33 sq ft)

Esta casa con 2 dormitorios y 2 baños se ubica en Arenal, Guanacaste Costa Rica, en el cantón de Tilarán. Esta propiedad en las montañas disfruta de una hermosa vista al lago y esta situada en el oriente de Costa Rica. La propiedad cuenta con un lote de 0,52 hectare (1,28 acre), y un área interior de 240,00 metros...

Countryside Home Construction Site For Sale in Nuevo Tronadora

Countryside Home Construction Site For Sale in Nuevo Tronadora
Price
$49,000
Status
Active
Listing Type
Land Listing
Images
7
Property Type
Home Construction Site
Location
Nuevo Tronadora, Tronadora, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type
Countryside
View Type
Mountain View, Lake View, Northern View
Total Lot Size
0.56 ha (1.38 acre)

Este terreno para construcción se localiza en Nuevo Tronadora, Guanacaste Costa Rica, en el cantón de Tilarán. La propiedad rural disfruta de hermosa vista a la montaña y al lago, y esta situada en el bosque de altura de Costa Rica. El area total del lote es de 0,56 hectare (1,38 acre).

BALI STYLE HOME: LAKE ARENAL VIEW HOME -PRICE FIRM

BALI STYLE HOME: LAKE ARENAL VIEW HOME -PRICE FIRM
Price
$149,900
Status
Active
Listing Type
Residential Sale
Images
13
Beds/Baths
2/2
Beds
2
Baths
2
Property Type
House
Location
Puerto San Luis, Arenal, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type
Lakefront
View Type
Lake View, Western View
Total Lot Size
421.18 m² (4,533.53 sq ft)
Total Living Area
102.00 m² (1,097.91 sq ft)

Comfort, convenience, privacy, security and much more come with this Bali Style home in one of the best locations in the Lake Arenal area. Walk to the water, walk to 2 of the best eating establishments in the area not to mention public transportation to Tilaran, the Municipal "hub" of the Lake Arenal area for all your...

Lake view building lot: Lake View lot ready for construction

Lake view building lot: Lake View lot ready for construction
Price
$75,000
Status
Active
Listing Type
Land Listing
Images
10
Property Type
Home Construction Site
Location
Barrio El Roble, Tronadora, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type
Countryside
View Type
Lake View
Total Lot Size
0.50 ha (1.24 acre)

Large 1 1/4 acre building lot with beautiful views of Lake Arenal and the surrounding mountains. Quite location in upscale neighborhood. Most part of the property is pasture land, a smaller part along the creek has mature trees. Plenty of space for home construction, guest house, pool, garden, animals, out buildings...

Lake Arenal View Home: Private-Quiet-Secure

Lake Arenal View Home: Private-Quiet-Secure
Price
$205,000
Status
Active
Listing Type
Residential Sale
Images
13
Beds/Baths
2/2
Beds
2
Baths
2
Property Type
House
Location
Nuevo Tronadora, Tronadora, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type
Mountain
View Type
Lake View
Total Lot Size
1,812.30 m² (19,507.36 sq ft)
Total Living Area
185.00 m² (1,991.32 sq ft)

This spacious home on just under 1/2 acre with private gate lends itself to the retiree. One level, 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths, large kitchen with breakfast bar, roomy living area, an outdoor sitting area with fountain, enclosed outdoor hot tub with outdoor shower. Separate storage area connects to the covered carport. ...

Lake View Home on 1 acre: Personality-Quality-Practicality

Lake View Home on 1 acre: Personality-Quality-Practicality
Price
$250,000
Status
Active
Listing Type
Residential Sale
Images
28
Beds/Baths
2/2
Beds
2
Baths
2
Property Type
House
Location
Arenal, Arenal, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type
Mountain
View Type
Lake View
Total Lot Size
3,887.92 m² (41,849.06 sq ft)
Total Living Area
102.00 m² (1,097.91 sq ft)

All of the above characteristics were thought of when this home was built. Unique features including a Murphy bed for guests, waterfall shower and a "hideaway" sleeping area for kids upstairs with a half bath. This 1,100 sq ft home has all the comforts and more. Open concept living dining area, breakfast nook,...