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Travel Guide of La Fortuna in Costa Rica by Influencers and Travelers


La Fortuna is a district of the San Carlos canton, in the Alajuela province of Costa Rica.


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1 - La Fortuna Waterfall

La Fortuna Waterfall is in central Costa Rica, in the Alajuela Province. In Spanish, it is known as Catarata Fortuna. The waterfall drops about 70−75 meters and is at the base of the dormant Chato volcano, about 5.5 km outside of the town of La Fortuna, near the Arenal Volcano.

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2 - Ecological Reserve Fortuna Waterfall

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3 - Rafting in San José

One of the most exciting rafting trips you'll find in Costa Rica is class 3 and 4 whitewater rafting on the Sarapiqui River! Get ready for a soaking-wet adrenaline-inducing trip! One of Costa Rica's most exciting rafting trips can be found at the&nbs...

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4 - Arenal Volcano

   7 km away

Arenal Volcano is an active andesitic stratovolcano in north-western Costa Rica around 90 km northwest of San José, in the province of Alajuela, canton of San Carlos, and district of La Fortuna. The Arenal volcano measures at least 1,633 metres high. It is conically shaped with a crater 140 metres in diameter.

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5 - Arenal Volcano National Park

   7 km away

Arenal Volcano National Park is a Costa Rican national park in the central part of the country, part of the Arenal Huetar Norte Conservation Area.

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6 - Hiking / Trekking in Arenal Volcano National Park

What a better way to experience the wonders of the Arenal Volcano National Park than hiking on its beautiful mountainsides! The Arenal Volcano National Park is without a doubt one of Costa Rica's main touristic attractions. Both adventurers and norma...

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7 - Alajuela Province

   8 km away

Alajuela is a province of Costa Rica. It is located in the north-central part of the country, bordering Nicaragua to the north.

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8 - Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park

   11 km away
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9 - Canyoning in Arenal Volcano National Park

Considered as one of the best ways to get a taste of the real Costa Rica adventure offer, the Perdido Canyon is a soaking-wet adventure waiting for you! Desafio Aventura invites you to experience one of the most amazing canyoning expeditions you can ...

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10 - Lake Arenal

   26 km away

Lake Arenal is a lake which is situated in the northern highlands of Costa Rica. It is currently the largest lake in Costa Rica at 85-square-kilometre. Its depth varies between 30 and 60 meters seasonally. The town of Arenal was relocated to higher ground when the lake was expanded in 1979.

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11 - Guanacaste Province

   27 km away

Guanacaste is a province of Costa Rica located in the northwestern region of the country, along the coast of the Pacific Ocean. It is bordered by Nicaragua to the north, Alajuela Province to the east, and Puntarenas Province to the southeast. It is the most sparsely populated of all the provinces of Costa Rica. The province covers an area of 10,141 km² and as of 2010, had a population of 354,154. Guanacaste's capital is Liberia. Other important cities include Cañas and Nicoya.

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12 - Mountain bike in Arenal Volcano National Park

The amazing mountainsides of the Arenal Volcano have an amazing amount of tracks for you to experience some awesome mountain biking! Desafio Aventura has found one of the most awesome single-track mountain biking trail in Arenal Volcano. Th...

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13 - Puntarenas Province

   29 km away

Puntarenas is a province of Costa Rica. It is located in the western part of the country, covering most of Costa Rica's Pacific Ocean coast, and it is the largest province in Costa Rica.

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14 - Monteverde

   29 km away

Monteverde, whose official name is Monte Verde, is a district of the Puntarenas canton, in the Puntarenas province of Costa Rica. it is located in the Cordillera de Tilarán mountain range.

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15 - Bungee Jumping in Monteverde

   25 km away

Monteverde bungee jumping is the highest in Costa Rica and Central America. It is from a moving streetcar on cables located 143 meters. Not only for its fall of 60 meters (197 fts), that places it among the highest hanging platforms, but also for the...

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16 - San Vicente

   36 km away

San Vicente is a district of the Moravia canton, in the San José province of Costa Rica.

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17 - Tenorio Volcano National Park - Rio Celeste

   40 km away
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18 - Rio Celeste y Los Teñideros

   44 km away
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