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Starting at $85 (USD) /night
Suggested Nights Stay: 3 Nights

Book a trip to the beautiful Hotel Lavas Tacotal, located in the La Fortuna de San Carlos region of Costa Rica. The comfortable rooms and stunning views make the hotel an ideal base for those who wish to explore the many natural attractions and activities available in this paradise


Welcome to Hotel Lavas Tacotal
Welcome to Hotel Lavas Tacotal

Take the vacation in Costa Rica you’ve always dreamed of while staying at the beautiful Hotel Lavas Tacotal. Located in La Fortuna de San Carlos, it is situated approximately 2.5 hours from San José International Airport. La Fortuna, considered the gateway to Arenal Volcano National Park, is replete with spectacular sights and many activities for its visitors.

Surrounded by garden-like foliage, Hotel Lavas Tacotal offers plenty to do on-site. Hang out in the gorgeous swimming pool while gazing up at the majestic volcano soaring behind the property. Enjoy sampling the delicious local cuisine at the hotel restaurant. Sip a delectable cocktail from the hotel bar. Use the hotel Wi-Fi to post photographs on social media, causing your friends back home to sigh in envy at the magnificent scenery. Or, stroll the gardens to examine the vibrant color of the native plants.

The hotel caters to its clientele, ensuring that their trip to Costa Rica is a happy one. It is well situated for guests to avail themselves of the myriad of activities the region has to offer, making it the perfect base for families, couples, friends, or singles.

Each of the two different types of accommodations offered at Lavas Tacotal showcases the stunning La Fortuna scenery. Some guests opt for a spacious room in the main building, while others revel in the privacy afforded by a free-standing bungalow. A delicious breakfast is offered to hotel guests. Those traveling with pets may request a pet-friendly room for their stay.

One of the most stunning, don’t-miss local natural attractions is a 70-meter waterfall called La Catarata de Fortuna. Hot springs abound in the area and are a delightful way to spend a day, with temperatures ranging from 30° to 50° degrees C (86° to 122° F). Guests also love visiting the Arenal Eco Zoo, a nature center showcasing many species of reptiles, butterflies, and various native creatures. Or, explore the town of La Fortuna itself, and learn more about this part of the world.

Other popular pastimes incorporate the natural beauty of La Fortuna de San Carlos into more modern activities. These include zip lining, waterfall rappelling, navigating hanging bridges, and traversing ropes courses. Water activities are also plentiful on Lake Arenal for a different way of seeing the area. Paddle boarding or kayaking will engage your physique, while a leisurely boat ride allows you to just be a passenger.

Key Features

Typical breakfast at Hotel Lavas Tacotal
Typical breakfast at Hotel Lavas Tacotal
  • Breakfast included on the rate
  • Best volcano view and great observatory
  • Unique pool view and relaxing environment
  • Awesome Italian Restaurant
  • EcoTours inside the property
  • Cable TV entretainment in each room
Starting at $85 (USD) /night
Suggested Nights Stay: 3 Nights


Air Conditioning
Breakfast Included
Cable TV
Family Friendly
Hot Springs
Hotel near Volcano
Iron Available
Laundry Service
Packages Available
Restaurant On Site
Security Box
Smoke Free Rooms
Telephone in Room
Wi-Fi Internet


Renew rooms at Hotel Lavas Tacotal
Renew rooms at Hotel Lavas Tacotal

Guests will find their stay very comfortable at Hotel Lavas Tacotal, as all accommodations are equipped with air conditioning, cable television, and toiletries. Daily housekeeping will keep your room tidy and refreshed. Visitors to the property can book one of two different types of rooms, either rooms or bungalows:

Rooms – The 24 modern rooms are located in a two-story building. Rooms are pleasant, bright and spacious and offer beautiful views. Each room has two queen beds, and cribs and rollaway beds may be requested. The private full baths are also roomy, with Jacuzzi bathtubs. Every room has either a private patio or balcony from which to take in the sights of Costa Rica.

Bungalows – The 15 stand-alone bungalows are ideal for those who want to feel in tune with the Costa Rican landscape. Each unit contains two queens beds and has the ability to add an extra bed. Ceiling fans hang from the vaulted ceilings. The bungalows face the stunning Arenal Volcano.

Starting at $85 (USD) /night
Suggested Nights Stay: 3 Nights


Hotel Lavas Tacotal’s proximity to the action ensures that guests will never run out of things to do.

  • Bicycling
  • - Enjoy a day seeing different parts of La Fortuna on bicycle.
  • Canoeing, Kayaking
  • - Experience Lake Arenal by boat.
  • Canyoning
  • - Rappel a waterfall near the Arenal Volcano inside the Costa Rican rainforest.
  • Hiking
  • - Become one with the stunning local scenery.
  • Horseback Riding
  • - Explore different trails in La Fortuna on horseback.
  • Quad Riding
  • - Kick up the thrills with this action-packed activity.
  • Rafting
  • - Spend an exciting day on the Sarapiquí River.
  • Swimming
  • - Take a delightful swim in the beautiful pool at Hotel Lavas Tacotal.
  • Thermal Waters
  • - Soak in the hot springs, restoring and relaxing your body.
  • Tour Nearby Sights – Learn more about the beautiful town of La Fortuna de San Carlos.

Tours Offered

ATV Riding
Bird Watching
Canopy Tours / Zip Line
Family Friendly Tours
Horseback Riding
Mountain Biking
National Park / Reserve Tours
White Water Rafting
Wildlife Viewing


Prices Starting at $85 (USD) /night
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Location & Map

Arenal Volcano & Northern Highlands Map
Arenal Volcano & Northern Highlands Map
Hotel Lavas Tacotal is located 10 km West from Catholic Church in La Fortuna, San Carlos
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