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Arenal, Monteverde, and the Northern Lowlands Hotels

Lost Iguana Resort & Spa

  • Luxurious Retreat

Pros

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

Cons

  • Removed from sights
  • Ideally need car to stay here

Updated 04/14/2014

Fodor's Review

Despite the relative isolation—you're several kilometers beyond Tabacón—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 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.

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Hotel Information

Address:

20 km west of La Fortuna on hwy. toward Nuevo Arenal, La Fortuna, 21007, Costa Rica

Phone:

/2479–1557; /2267–6148-in San José; /2479–1558

Hotel Details:

  • 42 rooms
  • No meals; Some meals

Updated 04/14/2014

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