Hotel Fonda Vela

Costa Rica

  • Go for hikes in Monteverde Cloudforest
  • Choice of restaurants
  • Enjoy a long, relaxing soak in a jacuzzi
  • Comfy, homely rooms
  • Enjoy walks in the butterfly garden

Open: Fonda Vela is open all year.

Location: Fonda Vel is in the Monteverde Cloudforest close to the Monteverde Reserve, 1,400 metres above sea level.

Rooms: There are 40 rooms and junior suites in 9 separate buildings. Standard rooms have cable TV, phone, coffee maker, minibar, large windows and en-suite bathroom with toiletries provided. Suites have the same amenities and provide extra indoor space and some have balconies. Each standard room has either 2 queen size beds or 1 king size bed, and suites have 1 king size and 1 queen size bed.

Activities: Enjoy guided tours of the Monteverde and Santa Elena Cloudforests. There are also Coffee Plantation, Trapiche, Hanging bridges and canopy, Ficus Trails by day and night and Cheese factory tours. You can enjoy a horse-riding excursion, visit the butterfly garden or watch frogs at the herpentarium. In Monteverde you will find CASEM, the women’s artist co-op.

Facilities: The Canopy Bar is a full-service bar offering house exotic beverages. There are pool and table tennis tables, lounge cum conference room, gardens and pond, an indoor swimming pool, 2 Jacuzzi's and an on-site massage therapist.

Dining: The elegant and spacious Galleria seats 100, and has walls of large windows with beautiful, tropical views. The cosy Fireside Room seats 40 and is accentuated by the crackle and dancing flames of a wood-burning fireplace. Terrace seating on the balcony offer views of the Gulf of Nicoya.

Children: Children of all ages are welcome.

Health: Other than the province of Limon, Costa Rica has low to no risk of malaria.

Communication: Free WiFi in social areas of the hotel.

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Client Rating for Costa Rica 5/5 from 216 reviews

I liked this quirky place - great bird life in the grounds. The rooms we were allocated were tired and musty ( I guess had not been used for a while). Their chef was superb

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