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Local Attractions & Things to Do in La Fortuna

Hike the Arenal Volcano National Park, Relax in the Hot Springs & More

Let Arenal Kioro Suites & Spa be your gateway to your Costa Rica adventure. Located just minutes from the hotel, the breathtaking Arenal Volcano is the subject of millions of photographs a year. Towering over Lake Arena, the volcano is a mecca for adventure seekers, who flock to the area to hike the dormant crater next to Arenal, kayak on the lake, try out repelling or rock climbing or relax in one of many hot springs resorts nearby. The volcano is still active, though it is safe to visit the town at its base, La Fortuna, and is located about 3 hours from San Jose.

When planning your trip the Arenal Volcano and any of the many nearby attractions and things to do, our staff will be happy to make recommendations and assist with arrangements. 

Read more about Costa Rica’s Northern Plains.

San Jose City

Founded in 1737, San Jose City is much more than Costa Rica’s capital and the largest city in the nation. It stands out as one of Latin America’s most sophisticated metropolitan areas with its many restaurants, museums and shopping centers alongside a vibrant night life.

Arenal Volcano National Park

Looking for beautiful views, spectacular animal sightings and scenic trails? Then the Arenal Volcano National Park is the perfect place to visit while staying in the region. 

La Fortuna Waterfall

Experience a 200-foot waterfall set in an amazing rainforest, which you can reach through hiking or horseback. Once you arrive, enjoy this exotic setting to swim, have a family picnic or explore.

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Monteverde is considered the central point of the nation’s continental divide. Monteverde offers many fantastic things to do that include hiking forest trails, taking canopy tours, visiting museums or strolling through gardens.

Gulf of Papagayo

Stunning beaches, gorgeous coastlines and a great variety of watersports are all available to enjoy on the Gulf of Papagayo. It’s the perfect beach vacation and provides a wide array of fun attractions to enjoy. 

Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio

With its four lovely beaches and scenic rainforest hikes, Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio is a beloved vacation destination. Be sure to include a visit during your stay in Costa Rica.

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