Main House RoomsMain House Coffee table over looking the pool and lake.
Nepenthe B&B - Main House Lake View
Nepenthe B&B - Main House Lake View
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
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We offer 2 rooms in the main house, each with a separate entrance, private bath, queen size bed, a small refrigerator and coffeemaker. These rooms open to a large veranda with a beautiful view of Lake Arenal, Arenal volcano and our swimming pool.

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•Nepenthe Bed and Breakfast is Beautiful piece of paradise located in the little town of El Castillo of La Fortuna in Costa Rica. We are 35 minutes traveling west from La Fortuna downtown. Surrounded by the magical rain forest and exotic wild life (like howler monkeys and toucans) you can appreciate the magnificent Arenal Volcano and the Arenal Lake, enjoy beautiful sunsets from our infinity edge pool or relax in the Jacuzzi or with a Massage in The Blue Lagoon Spa.

** An advice: because of our location a bit remote up in the hills, renting a car is recommended (a 4WD will be better) as activities and scenic attractions are spread out. This is cheaper in comparison with pay taxi to go to restaurants, attractions or transport from the airport.

** The Phoenix Restaurante is located on the grounds of Nepenthe and offer a variety of national and international dishes.

• Spring feed swimming pool
• Jacuzzi
• Blue Lagoon Spa
• The Phoenix Restaurant
• Free Wi-Fi Connection


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2 nights minimum stay

75 Reviews

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Lauren User Profile
August 2017
My sister and I began our adventures in Costa Rica with David at Nepenthe.... what an incredible way to begin an amazing week!!! David, our host, went above and beyond to make sure we immediately felt the Pura Vida spirit. He and the entire staff at Nepenthe, along with Juan and Luisa at The Phoenix Restaurant just steps from our front steps, made us feel at home. We were touched by their kindness. Nepenthe and the crew there will always have a special place in our hearts. Pura Vida!

Matthew User Profile
May 2017
Nepenthe is in an unbeatable location away from the tourist center of La Fortuna. Pictures of the pool cannot do it justice! Breakfast each morning was something different and a delicious way to start the day. Agustin's suggestions for the area were spot on and very helpful. Would highly recommend.

Amanda User Profile
February 2016
Agustin and the rest of the Nepenthe staff were so accommodating and truly cared about making your experience memorable and uncomplicated. He is an incredibly hard worker and manages not only the B&B but also the restaurant which was also really great.

Vicki User Profile
February 2016
Nepenthe B&B is located in a scenic, quiet, and remote location with beautiful views of the lake and volcano (though the volcano remained elusive during our visit). Lots of birds too. Our host, Agustin, was gracious and helpful. El Castillo is a great place to visit for those who want to be in contact with nature and get away from the crowds.

Mathieu User Profile
January 2016
Overall we had a nice stay but the place is a little overpriced. The rooms are ok and clean but very much basic. It's also pretty noisy since you can hear anything outside of your room and there is a lot going on. You should know that the restaurant mentioned in the previous reviews is closed now. It's a new (URL HIDDEN) ok but nothing exceptional. Augustin is super helpful and the view is amazing. Too bad the gardener was doing a ton of noise with a machine as we were trying to enjoy it!

Ryan User Profile
November 2015
Property was beautiful - the pictures are not miss leading, in fact they can't do the view justice! A good room with a great host and great feel on the property. Augustine was a great host - able to recommend and help us book tours that suited our needs. Met with him for 30min on the first morning, and he provided us with everything we needed for rest of stay. Highly recommend this place!

Allison User Profile
July 2015
Lovely place. Wow. What a view. The infinity pool overlooks an extraordinary mountain and lagoon view. Agustin is incredibly helpful and sweet, as is his wife who works at the restaurant below. Lovely, ample breakfasts. I highly recommend the cabins below. There is also a great hot tub. Howler monkeys in the morning and lots of birds. Super pretty. Be sure to have a 4-wheel drive vehicle. Love the swinging chair and hammock on the porch of the private cabin.

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El Castillo, Costa RicaJoined in June 2012
David User Profile

I´m from El Castillo, La Fortuna, Costa Rica. I manage a wonderfull B&B with a magical natural surrounding.

Languages: English, Español
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a day

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