Skip to content

Things to do in La Fortuna, La Fortuna

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Bar
$$
“Lava Lounge is a great place, good atmosphere, normally life music couple days of the week, good sangrias delicious food, Caribbean style. Most of the restaurants have a bar section; so this one is a nice place for a drink as well if you don’t want to eat; sometimes they have life music (reggae and Caribbean style), sangria is great as well. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
$$
“If you are celebrating an special occasion, or if you just want to enjoy the sophisticated Costa Rican cuisine, Don Rufino Restaurant (across the Gas station right at downtown is your restaurant). You can see the menu in the web page and to find more information about this place. For sure it is the most expensive restaurant that you will find in town, but you will have the best experience and you won’t regret it. They are in the list of the top 100 best Restaurants in the country. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“¿Comida típica? Tenés que visitar Nenes y deleitarte con uno de nuestros platillos típicos "El Casado," anímate a probarlo.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Latin American Restaurant
$$
“Across from the park, but not on the main street. This is where the locals go to relax. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Es un restaurante que se encuentra muy cerca de Apartamentos N&S, el mejor lugar de pizza en el área de La Fortuna ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Latin American Restaurant
$
“If you want to try local delicious food and cheap prices, you can try Soda La Hormiga, located super close to the bus station (delicious home-made meal that you will find in La Fortuna if you want to try the taste of GALLO PINTO OR THE VARIETY OF CASADOS. The place is managed and attended by Ronny, nick name “hormiga” which means ant and his brother and mother. it is open just for breakfast and lunch. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Good place with a lot of options to choose from, even a buffet option for $6.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Largest supermarket in La Fortuna, with great selection of products. Newest establishments in town. Good service. Free parking.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great coffee, and desert selections. Good for Breakfast and lunch as well. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Administrative Area Level 3
“Central area for nature exploring - everything Arenal Volcano, Jungle Tours, Waterfalls to White Water Rafting ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
$$
“Música en vivo para disfrutar de tu Cena, acompañado de tu pareja, o en familia en esa noche especial.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Delicious seafood although they do have other options too. They have a great surf and turf.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Car Rental
“Contact us for EDWIN's number. We met him in 2007 in La Fortuna, Costa Rica and he always sets up the best car rental $$ for us. There is an Alamo in Coco for car pick up. The reservation can be made prior to your arrival.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
  • 1 local recommends
Grocery or Supermarket
“Super Cristian #2> Located diagonal to the park and opens from 7am to 9:30pm from Monday to Sunday. ”
  • 4 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“Lava Lounge is a great place, good atmosphere, normally life music couple days of the week, good sangrias delicious food, Caribbean style. Most of the restaurants have a bar section; so this one is a nice place for a drink as well if you don’t want to eat; sometimes they have life music (reggae and Caribbean style), sangria is great as well. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
“If you are celebrating an special occasion, or if you just want to enjoy the sophisticated Costa Rican cuisine, Don Rufino Restaurant (across the Gas station right at downtown is your restaurant). You can see the menu in the web page and to find more information about this place. For sure it is the most expensive restaurant that you will find in town, but you will have the best experience and you won’t regret it. They are in the list of the top 100 best Restaurants in the country. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“¿Comida típica? Tenés que visitar Nenes y deleitarte con uno de nuestros platillos típicos "El Casado," anímate a probarlo.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Es un restaurante que se encuentra muy cerca de Apartamentos N&S, el mejor lugar de pizza en el área de La Fortuna ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Latin American Restaurant
“If you want to try local delicious food and cheap prices, you can try Soda La Hormiga, located super close to the bus station (delicious home-made meal that you will find in La Fortuna if you want to try the taste of GALLO PINTO OR THE VARIETY OF CASADOS. The place is managed and attended by Ronny, nick name “hormiga” which means ant and his brother and mother. it is open just for breakfast and lunch. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Good place with a lot of options to choose from, even a buffet option for $6.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great coffee, and desert selections. Good for Breakfast and lunch as well. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Música en vivo para disfrutar de tu Cena, acompañado de tu pareja, o en familia en esa noche especial.”
  • 4 locals recommend

Get to know La Fortuna, La Fortuna

Explore more on Airbnb