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CDCR - Fortuna Family House - Best Group Option!

This two story home with A/C, pool and beautiful gardens is perfect for family or group getaways!
4.5 of 5 stars
Very good
8 reviews
This two story home with A/C, pool and beautiful gardens is perfect for family or group getaways!
Rustic design flows with the landscape and includes a walled safety area and 6 foot high waterfall!
Some guests enjoying the new pool and patio furniture!
A serene spot to spend an afternoon lounging in the shade.
Lounging in the new hammock in front of the pool!
An aspiring chef myself, I LOVE the bushes of chili peppers, oregano and other spices!
Parrot flowers are some of my favourites! There are scores of them here.
Outdoor seating area on the front porch which leads right to the pool.
Want to go for a stroll through palm trees and orchids? No problem. :)
View of the volcano from the upper balcony.
Parking for up to 5 vehicles.
Another outdoor seating areas next to pool and gardens
Unique, hand made coffee table on patio... house full of interesting local artifacts.
Kitchen is fully equipped with fridge, stove/oven, microwave, and coffee pot.
Huge kitchen, plenty of space for preparing family meals.
Dining table for up to 12 with new hand-built wood chairs. Additional dining spaces available.
Huge master bedroom with King bed, bunk beds and new wood floors.
Bunk beds in Master Suite.
Yay! Towel Turtle!! :-)
Bathroom for Master Suite
TONS of lush flowers! These aren't fake, they grow like crazy here. You'll be surrounded by beauty.
Boxes of rare tropical blooms mixed with satellite TV! :-)
Dormitory style bedroom with full size bed with a single top bunk and traditional bunks.
Dormitory style bedroom with private bathroom.
Traditional bunks in dormitory style bedroom.
Writing/computer desk at entrance with home phone and info about the house/town.
Spiral staircase up from central Great Room, finished in tropical hardwoods, to upper level.
A view of the spiral staircase and rare wood finish from the other direction, including its builder!
Bedroom #3 with full sized bed and a twin above. Perfect for romantic couple or groups of kids.
Bedroom #4, the tiny one. Bunk beds only. Two adults or up to 4 children... if they are small!! ;-)
Bedroom #5, another full sized bed with a twin bunk and a serene view.
Upstairs bathroom. Frankly it's bigger than it needs to be.
Second upper balcony, great view, perfect for relaxing in the afternoon sun!
Part of living room w/view of dining area/part of kitchen.
New washer and dryer available in open air laundry room.
A genuine Costa Rican family estate, waiting for you!
Hummingbird taking a drink from a feeder out front.
Lots of fruit trees, vegetables and spices growing on the property. Coconuts anybody?? ;-)
I should know what these are called, being the expert here, but I don't. That said, they're gorgeous
Ever feel the urge to have a picnic under a tree that has been alive for centuries years?
Nature paints with a broad and intricate palette here....
...more generous, vibrant colour...
... nature's delicate works of art....
... and some more...
... I may be out of cute comments to describe the wealth of gorgeous plants! :-D
Photographer's paradise.
And just when I think that I'm out of adjectives, we get to these stunning blooms.
Lots of ancient artifacts throughout the grounds and house....
Part of the same group of plants as bananas, these are FAVOURITES of toucans!
Orchid growing on palm tree in front yard.
This is the road that you turn onto from Hwy 702 south of La Fortuna.
It's true, we really do make the extra effort. :-)
Here's what some recent guests had to say about us.
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For some reason Flipkey has recently disabled their price lists. So here is the rate breakdown for the different seasons.
Jan 5 - Dec 14, Regular Season: $180/night, 2 night minimum stay
Dec 15 - Jan 4, Holiday Rate: $400/night, 3 night minimum stay
Prices apply to the first 4 guests. Each addition guest is $15/night/person, which increases to $30/night/person during the holidays.
The Family House is perfect for family or group getaways! This unique property was designed and built from the ground up by a young professional couple who wanted a beautiful, conveniently located paradise in which to raise their large family. Now retired with their children grown and moved out, they decided to turn the h...
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About the owner, William W
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Sep 2015
Overall rating: 4.8 / 5.0
Based on 101 reviews and 11 properties
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Listing #FKN3085248 by: FlipKey
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English first
Williston, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 for a stay in August 2015
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We stayed in the Fortuna Family House with our family of 5 plus both grandmothers. It was a great place to enjoy all of the sights and activities around La Fortuna. We also set up all of our activities in the area with Casa de Costa Rica and this went very well. Far and away the favorite (even with the... more

mascoutah IL
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 for a stay in June 2015

What a great time we had in LaFortuna. Much to do with Noehlia ( the young lady who greeted us upon our arrival). She is knowledgeable about the entire area and can recommend operators they are familiar with and can get you a discount. This house has plenty of room to lounge around, relax, have a drink in the pool... more

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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 for a stay in November 2014

The Fortuna house is a wonderful place to stay. If you are traveling with a big group of people, have a rental car, and want to get out of town to enjoy what Costa Rica is all about, this is your place. If you have a rental car, it is very easy to get to the house and zip into...


Management response:

Thanks for staying with us Jenna! Renting a car was a good idea for your family since you had grandparents and a little one. The house is an easy 10 minute walk from town so this is another option besides renting a car depending on the age of the people in your group. We now have a phone at the... more

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Blender
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Children's Pool
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (17)
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • Dryer
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Freezer
  • Garage
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (17)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
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  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
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  • Tax rate: 13.0% of rental - Tax
  • Damage deposit: $200 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Rates apply to the first 4 guests. Each guest after the first 4 guests incurs a $15/night fee. This fee doubles to $30/night during December 15 to Jan 4.

This property is being offered to meet the repeated demands of family and other groups. It is the most financially viable option for large groups in the area. The property is provided clean and no additional cleaning fees are are charged unless extraordinary cleaning is required: we keep things simple. That said, if you would like additional/daily cleaning or meals prepared for you, then let us know! :)
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