Hummingbird Cottage B&B in La Fortuna Alajuela Costa Rica
Hummingbird Cottage B&B La Fortuna Alajuela Costa Rica Eco-Tourism Bed and Breakfast Places To Stay Lodgings Accommodations


Hosts: Ruth Deiseroth-Kweton & Alfons Kweton

Guestrooms: 1

Address: 100m Norte Projecto Hidroelectrico Peñas Blancas, San Rafael de Peñas Blancas, La Fortuna, Alajuela, Costa Rica.

Telephone: (506) 2468 0990,
(506) 8995 5110

Fax: (506) 2468 0990

Activities/Attractions: La Fortuna is a small town located next to the Arenal Volcano. In La Fortuna you can find services such as clinics, pharmacies, banks and ATMs, super markets, bakeries, restaurants, and a 24-hour gas station. The town has spectacular views of the volcano.

Arenál Volcano is an active andesitic strato-volcano in north-western Costa Rica (10.5N, 84.7 W), around 90 km north-west of San José, in the province of Alajuela, canton of San Carlos, and district of La Fortuna.  It is the most active and youngest volcano in Costa Rica.  Recognized as a volcano since the 19th century, it was known by foreign investigators as Volcán Costa Rica, Rio frio, Canastos Volcano and Cerro de los Guatusos.  Scientists have been able to date it back to more that 4000 years ago.  The area remained largely unexplored until 1937 when a documented expedition took place to reach the summit.

Hummingbird Cottage is set in a 22-acre property which was bought by the present owners in 1997 and converted into a privately funded ecological restoration and conservation project. If you are interested, we invite you to explore the project using our hiking trails, either on your own or simply accompany us on our daily routine.


"The Hummingbird Cottage is the ideal place to start exploring the natural attractions of our 22-acre rainforest reserve together with the owner's art studio set in lush tropical gardens".


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General Information: Welcome to Hummingbird Cottage Bed and Breakfast ... a beautifully landscaped 22-acre Tropical Park with magnificent views of Arenal Volcano in La Fortuna, Alajuela, Costa Rica. Whether you are looking for tropical adventure in the Arenal area or simply enjoy to drop back into our peaceful nature, staying for a day or a couple of weeks, we will be happy to make your stay as comfortable and unforgettable as possible.

The spacious and quiet cottage consists of bedroom, living room and bathroom in an open architectural design using native wood from our reforestation project. The walls and high ceilings are formed and painted to imitate the rainforest, complemented by a rustic, custom-made wooden king-sized bed and furniture as well as cotto tile floors. Split A/C and ceiling fans keep the cottage cool and fresh. B&B features include:

  • 22 acres of tropical rainforest
  • Ecological restoration project
  • Exuberant wildlife and native plants
  • Spectacular Arenal volcano views
  • 2 rivers and hiking trails
  • Tropical Paintings
  • Peace & Privacy
  • Owner's art studio and gallery set in the gardens
  • Original Palm Leave Masks and Woodwork
  • Spacious cottage with A/C and hot water
  • 15 min from La Fortuna/Arenal National Park
  • Restaurants nearby
  • Residential Eco-Project for sale by owner
  • Retirement & Residence Information

The grounds of the Hummingbird Cottage are surrounded by landscaped tropical gardens with countless native ornamental plants (focus on native Heliconia species) and fruit trees. According to the season, our guests are invited to pick ripe fruits and enjoy the diversity of this tropical paradise.

Payment Accepted: Visa, MasterCard.

Rates: (Prices quoted in US Dollars).

$75-95/night

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