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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


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


  • 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 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


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

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/2479–1557; /2267–6148-in San José

Hotel Details:

  • 42 rooms
  • Rate includes: Breakfast

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