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La Fortuna Family Hotels

We have found the best La Fortuna hotels for your family travels in Costa Rica. La Fortuna de San Carlos is a great spot to visit with the kids. Stay in your own private villa, a resort with all the amenities or a cabin in the jungle. Your family can even stay in a treehouse! We have also found several budget friendly hotels.

Moderate La Fortuna Family Hotels

villa hermosa

Villa Hermosa

300 meters Oeste de Super Kike, Fortuna/Alto Monterrey, Hotel Website

Villa Hermosa is one of the best places to stay in La Fortuna with kids. This private villa is located in the beautiful Costa Rican countryside with views of Arenal Volcano. Breakfast is included and the owners are incredibly helpful!

Kids will Love:

  • Swim in your own private pool (pool toys provided)
  • Playing the numerous board games
  • Seeing the beautiful birds that visit the property.

Fits a family of:

  • Villa can sleep a family of 4.

los lagos

Los Lagos

La Fortuna Los Lagos, Hotel Website

Los Lagos is a great La Fortuna hotel for kids. There are tons of activities and optional tours available to keep everyone entertained. We spent the day here and did the zip lining tour which was great. I especially loved the swim up hot spring bar!

Kids will Love:

  • Water slides, pools and hot springs to keep the kids busy.
  • Ant farm, frog farm, butterfly garden and crocodile ponds on the property.
  • Zip lining tours available!

Fits a family of:

  • Rooms can sleep 2 adults and 2 children.



La Fortuna de San Carlos Hotel Website

Baldi is a family friendly La Fortuna resort. It has 25 pools of varying temperatures, including hot springs with swim up bars. There are peaceful hot springs with mosaic tiled beds to relax in (my favourite when we visited here for the day!).

Kids will Love:

  • 3 wild water slides that the kids will love (best for older kids and teenagers).
  • TV and wifi in rooms

Fits a family of:

  • Rooms have 2 Queen beds.

silencio del campo

Silencio Del Campo

La Fortuna, Hotel Website

Silencio Del Campo offers individual jungle lodges for your family travel to La Fortuna de San Carlos. There are great views of the volcano from here!

Kids will Love:

  • Children's pool and a regular pool
  • Hot spring pool

Fits a family of:

  • Lodges can sleep a family of 4.

arenal manoa

Arenal Manoa

La Fortuna, Hotel Website

Arenal Manoa is a family friendly accommodation with great views of the volcano. It is located on a gorgeous property where you will feel right at home with nature!

Kids will Love:

  • Swimming pool
  • Farm tour that is included in your stay. You can see the sheep, pigs and chickens and maybe even milk a cow!

Fits a family of:

  • Quad family rooms

tree house hotel

Tree Houses Hotel

300 Meters Norte de Cementerio de la Florencia, Hotel Website

Tree Houses is one of the coolest places to stay in Costa Rica with kids. Your family can stay in a 2 level tree house suite located on the edge of a wildlife refuge. This hotel is located about 25 minutes drive from La Fortuna.

Kids will Love:

  • Sleeping in a treehouse!
  • Cool off in the waterfall pools
  • Exploring the rainforest

Fits a family of:

  • Treehouses can sleep a family of 5.

leaves nad lizard hotel

Leaves and Lizards

La Fortuna, Hotel Website

Leaves and Lizards
has family friendly cabins in the hills overlooking La Fortuna with views of Arenal. They offer several rural tourism tours. Your stay includes a guided walk. This hotel is located 20 minutes from town and has a 3 night minimum stay

Kids will Love:

  • Guided walk in the rainforest!
  • Relaxing in the hammocks
  • Watching the birds and butterflies!

Fits a family of:

  • Cabins can sleep a family of 4
  • Haciendas available that can sleep a family of 6 or 8.

Luxury La Fortuna Jungle Hotels

lost iguana hotel

Lost Iguana

La Fortuna, Hotel Website

Lost Iguana is one of the best options for families looking to experience a little bit of luxury in the jungle. There is a regular pool and also a hot pool with a swim up bar.

Kids will Love:

  • Swimming in the fresh water pool complete with a waterfall.
  • Exploring the hibiscus maze!

Fits a family of:

  • Family rooms available that can sleep 4.

the springs hotel

The Springs

Arenal, Hotel Website

The Springs is a luxury La Fortuna de San Carlos hotel with 18 landscaped pools of varying temperatures.

Kids will Love:

  • Sliding down the monkey flume water slide.
  • On site wildlife sanctuary for rescued animal
  • All the different pools to try!

Fits a family of:

  • 2 level family suites
  • 2 and 3 bedroom suites.

Cheap Arenal Family Hotels

hotel san bosco

Hotel San Bosco

North from the Banco Nacional, Arenal, Hotel Website

Hotel San Bosco is great for those looking for a cheap La Fortuna family hotel. It is located on a quiet street in town. Breakfast is included. We stayed here and loved it. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Rooms are clean and there are 2 computers to use for internet access.

Kids will Love:

  • Kid's pool, regular pool and 2 jacuzzis.
  • Walking distance to a park

Fits a family of:

  • Rooms that will sleep a family of 4 or 5

el sesteo

El Sesteo


El Sesteo is another cheap hotel for families. This accommodation is within walking distance to La Fortuna town where there are lots of restaurants, souvenir shops and tour desks.

For the Kids:

  • Pool for your family to cool off in!

Fits a family of:

  • Private cabin with 2 double beds that can sleep a family of 4.

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