About this listing
Beautiful, Peaceful, and affordable, Cabinas La Cataratas is minutes from downtown, situated alongside Rio Fortuna and 5klm from the Arenal Volcano. Cabins have an amazing Volcano view and private access to a refreshing swim in the Fortuna River.
Cabins are equipped with kitchen, fans, satellite TV, hot water and WiFi. Large loft style Cabins available for groups of up to 10.Cabinas La Catarata is hosted by Paradise Adventures Costa Rica; PACR has been offering first hand travel advice for over 8 years, helping visitors experience the best activities and adventures available in La Fortuna and throughout Costa Rica.
Available Activities and Adventures for Guest: Nature, Rivers, Volcanoes, Natural Hotsrpings, Waterfalls, White Water Rafting, Ziplinning, Rappelling, Bird Watching, Hiking, Swimming, ATV, Horseback Riding, Wakeboarding, Boat Tours, Lake Arenal, Arenal Volcano, Lake and River Kayaking, White Water Rafting, Mountain Biking, Safari Wildlife Refuge, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna, Restaurants , Souvenirs, Shopping, Sight Seeing...
Interaction with Guests
The Host: Been Living in Costa Rica for 14 years, my experience and knowledge of the lifestyle, cultures and adventures is available to help others discover the Magic of La Fortuna and other parts of this special country.
La Fortuna is an enjoyable experience for all , with flowing rivers, natural hot springs, waterfalls, the 33 mile fresh water Lake Arenal, Cerro Chatto Crater Lake , butterfly gardens and a large variety of amenities. The many vacationers who find the Pure Vida return home feeling satisfied and relaxed.
Visitors can get to Fortuna by Bus, Car or Plane. The road from both of Costa Rica’s airports are paved, well marked and scenic. The plane is a 12 passenger that flies low allowing you to see Costa Rica’s beautiful landscapes; sit back and enjoy the many waterfalls, rivers and volcanoes.
The Arenal Volcano has its own National Park (Parque National Vulcan Arenal)
This almost 30,000 acre national park allows visitors to get an even better understanding of the Arenal Volcano and a much closer look. The Flora and fauna found it this primary rain forest is some of the newest on earth.
There are plenty of nature hikes in the area; the one I highly recommend is the climb to Cerro Chatto Lake. Vulcan Chatto is a dormant volcano; its crater is filled from hundreds of year of rain fall. It is an intense uphill hike to over 3,500 feet but I assure you it is worth every step of the way. Park hours are from 8am to 5pm
The La Fortuna Waterfall is another one of Mother Nature’s tours. Take a short 4klm hike from La Fortuna and you will be standing up top of the 230 foot waterfall. Gaze upon the power of water as it rolls of and dumps into the fresh rejuvenating pools bellow. Hike down the base to the pools to recharge, relax and take some photos. Waterfalls are open from 8-5pm
La Fortuna and all the amenities anyone could need is a 15 minute walk or 2 minute cab ride from the cabins.
Other Things to Note
Paradise Adventures Costa Rica (PACR) is here to insure your time is spent experiencing the countries best activities, adventures and places. Our years of experience and passion for the Pura Vida, and our own craving for Adrenalin is what motivates us to connect and share this combination of fun and nature with visitors to Costa Rica. Explore our website for more details of this Magical place and we'll be seeing you soon... Jonathan Turcotte, Owner Operator @ Paradise Adventures Costa Rica (PACR)
No Smoking in Cabins no noise past 10
We loved Cabinas de Catarata. The rooms were super quaint and cute. The grounds were exquisite and we lived being able to hang out on our private deck and just relax.
Another benefit of staying here is Felix, who owns it, has an amazing bird tree. This is actually a pyramid that he has set up with loads of bananas on it. Birds show up, all day long, to eat and rest there. You can eat feed a hummingbird by hand as they are docile. He is sort of like Dr. Doolittle.
The birds here are our of this world. We saw about 20 different birds, and, on the last day, saw a toucan.
Jonathan, who runs the reservations and tours, is awesome. He will help you find just the right activities for you and he respects the local people and culture.
The only slight negative is the WiFi isn't great in the cabins. I've talked to other apartments/hotels in La Fortuna, and this seems to be a problem everywhere. So, just hang out with Felix's family, and the birds at the main cabin, and the WiFi will be fine.
Trust me, if you love nature and wonderful people, this is the place for you!
I absolutely loved Cabinas La Catarata! From Jonathan's wonderful hospitality to the view of the iconic volcano, I was more than happy with my experience here. Jonathan was a fantastic host and helped me coordinate activities to do in La Fortuna, which I could not have been more appreciative of. I will definitely come back in the future and would recommend this lodging to anyone who is looking for great hospitality and knowledge from a local!
A relaxing oasis in the jungle. Close enough to town to get there if you need. Across the road from a great chocolate tour. 5 min drive from La Fortuna waterfall. A bit of a hike down to the falls, but very worth it. Felix and his wife were very hospitable. Felix has lots of food out for birds so there is always something to look at if sitting close to reception. The grounds are very well kept with lots of different plants to see and photograph. The cabin itself is rustic with lots of gecko visitors and a bat! The balcony was very relaxing to hang out on.
This was my second visit to La Carata, and I will be back! The location is awesome, a jungle surrounding the cabinas is full of birds! The rooms are rustic, but have a decent bed, cable tv, wifi, and most important a balcony with a unique view!
Just down the street from the national park entrance to the waterfall, its easy to find!
As you arrive you're greeted with a tranquil laid back tican smile and get a close encounter with the visiting tame hummingbird! Anything you need can be provided, your welcomed to ask!
Jonathan is very helpful and can hook you up with a deal for any adventure you seek!
Awesome place! We walked up to the Cabinas from downtown La Fortuna. We were greeted warmly and given a tour of the property. Jonathan called within a few minutes of our arrival, offering his help if we needed anything. Very easy and enjoyable experience. Beautiful scenery. The cabins themselves have a lot of character. One of our favorite places we stayed on our trip!
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About the Host, Jonathan
Surfer, Wakeboarder who Found love in Costa Rica.
Got lost here 14 years ago and stopped looking for a way back.
Living an adrenalin, fun filled, natural life with my family in paradise and sharing the findings with others.
Paradise Adventures Costa Rica is here to insure our new friends a comfortable and safe journey while visiting.
The PACR crew awaits the opportunity to share our adrenalin filled activities and top quality vacation services with you, experience the Magic of Costa Rica with us today.