We get it, geography isn't everyone's strong point. If you're unsure where La Fortuna lies on a map, you might want to look into its location before you take off!
It lies about 18 miles (29 kilometers) from Quesada and 20 miles (32 kilometers) from Tilaran.
At last count, the population of this part of San Carlos was 3,000.
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Big fan of the fancier things in life? Then spend your vacation in true style at The Royal Corin Thermal Water Spa & Resort.
Alternatively, look into the Arenal Hostel Resort. It's a satisfying choice if you're vacationing on a smaller budget.
Get set for some serious exploring! The middle of La Fortuna is approximately 45 miles (72 kilometers) northwest of Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO).
Planning to explore the surrounding regions of La Fortuna? A rental car will no doubt come in handy here. Look through your options on Travelocity, take your pick and remember to buckle up!
Alamo Rent A Car can be found in the downtown area at La Fortuna, San Carlos, On Main Street Behind Church. If you're staying nearby, this is a great place to go.
Enjoy the natural beauty of the heated waters found at Baldi Hot Springs.
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Lovers of nature will enjoy an excursion to La Fortuna Waterfall.
But that's not all.
You'll find another world when you go to see the wonderful hot springs of Los Lagos Hot Springs.
So you've stepped off the plane in an exotic new destination — what's next? Well, why not kick back and see what fantastic experiences and once-in-a-lifetime adventures roll your way? After all, isn't that what traveling's all about?
There are so many cool activities to pick from in La Fortuna. Here are our top recommendations:
La Fortuna is only 50 miles (80 kilometers) from Guachipelin. Use this place to access a range of tourist attractions, including the Museum of Costa Rican Art and the National Theater. Just 55 miles (89 kilometers) away you'll discover San Jose, another neighboring area that's well worth a visit. It's a handy base to access great attractions such as the Gold Museum and the National Center of Art and Culture.
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