Arenal, Monteverde, and the Northern Lowlands Hotels

Lost Iguana Resort & Spa

  • Off Hwy. 142, 20 km (12 miles) west of La Fortuna Map It
  • La Fortuna

Pros

  • Secluded location
  • Great volcano views
  • Many activities
  • Nice spa and gym

Cons

  • Removed from sights
  • Ideally need car to stay here
  • Wi-Fi in reception only

Fodor's Review

Despite the relative isolation, this is a favorite among Fodors.com posters, largely because each hillside room has a huge picture window and door opening to an individual balcony with stupendous volcano views. Rooms are decorated with locally made art and bamboo-frame beds, and suites have vaulted ceilings, garden showers, and private whirlpools. A few cottages are tucked away on the grounds and make ideal getaways for families. The spa and two heated pools make it a relaxing stay. The location, a short drive above the Arenal Dam, makes this a good bet if you have your own vehicle, but taxis can ferry you to and from area attractions, too.

Hotel Information

Address:

Off Hwy. 142, 20 km (12 miles) west of La Fortuna, La Fortuna, 21007, Costa Rica

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Phone:

/2479–1557; /2267–6148-in San José

Hotel Details:

  • 42 rooms
  • Rate includes: Breakfast

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