The legendary La Fortuna of the Caribbean set the stage for effortless relaxation.
The gateway to one of the most dramatic landscapes of Costa Rica, La Fortuna is more than a quiet town that takes pride in the swagger of Arenal Volcano National Park. It may have the most majestic views of the volcano. But beyond its apparent charm, La Fortuna is a tropical haven where the sunlight is infectious, nights are fiery, and the land crackles with the forces of the underground world. One of the most evocative thoroughfares of the Caribbean, the town gets its name “the Fortune” from its fertile lands. It harmoniously reflects the nature of the experience awaiting at its heart.
In 1968, Arenal Volcano woke from its 400-years of slumber in magnificent rigor, burying the towns sprawling up to La Fortuna. Living up to its name, La Fortuna survived the catastrophe that loomed over its fascinating land and acquired renown that would make it one of the most popular towns in Costa Rica. Today, it prospers with a restless terrain brimming with hot springs and other jaw-dropping volcanic formations. The ethereal La Fortuna Waterfall is the crowning piece among them.
Fashioned by the Cerro Chato volcano nearby, the waterfall springs youthfully on a verdant cliff and poses as a popular photography spot. The steamy hot springs that pepper the land on all sides are also highlights of La Fortuna. Get soaked in one and savor the wild beauty as your pores open up with the mineral-laden water.
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