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Casa Luna, Arenal Volcano, Costa Rica

Our rating: Medium

One of the smallest properties in the Arenal region, this charming little 36-room hotel is located just outside the town of Fortuna, with views of the volcano from the pretty gardens and most of the rooms.

Inside the rooms are fairly simple, but all are en-suite with a/c so they are perfectly comfortable. There is an on-site restaurant and spa, but its proximity to Fortuna means it is very easy to get into town and enjoy local food and restaurants too.

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