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La Mansion Inn Arenal hotel is located on the North side of the Arenal Lake,
on the road # 142 between La Fortuna (20 miles, 35km) and Nuevo Arenal (7 miles, 12 km)

You can also call us in the USA and Canada on our toll free number 1-877-660-3830
or directly + (506) 2692 80 18 
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It takes approx 3 hrs from the San Jose Airport (SJO) to the Inn, via San Ramon and La Fortuna:

From the San Jose airport, you head to the West, National 1
After +- 50 min you will reach SAN RAMON
Turn to the right, and drive straight through the town.
At the end, turn left, and at the traffic lights 100 further at the right.
You are now on the road to LA FORTUNA.

This is a mountain road, so keep your right in the curves.

Ticos tend to drive in the middle!
There is often fog on the road, as this is the place where the clouds of the Pacific and the Atlantic fight with each other.
You will reach LA FORTUNA after +- 90 minutes.
There you continue to the West, road # 142, direction VOLCANO and TILARAN.
The road turns around the Arenal Volcano at your left, and after 20 minutes you reach the dam of the lake.
A scenic jungle road will bring you from the Dam to LA MANSION INN ARENAL in 20-25 minutes.
There is a big sign at the left side of the road.
Generally speaking, the roads are paved and good.
Total drive time: 3.5 hrs approx

Coming from the LIBERIA airport (LIB), you have to calculate 2.5 hrs, via Liberia, Canas, Tilaran, Nuevo Arenal.

From the airport you drive East, direction LIBERIA town.
Turn right at the trafic lights with the N1 (Interamericana Highway), direction CANAS
This road is brand new, and has 4 lanes.
You will reach CANAS after +- 30 minutes.
Take the first exit for CANAS. After a mile, turn LEFT under the bridge.
You are now on the street that continues a bit further to the road # 142,
Drive to the end of that street and turn LEFT:
you are now on the road # 142 to TILARAN, which you will reach in 15 minutes.

When you reach TILARAN, turn LEFT at the gas station.
You are now on the road #142 to NUEVO ARENAL and LA FORTUNA.
That road will goes around the ARENAL LAKE.
Be aware that there are a lot of curves!

You will reach NUEVO ARENAL after 45 minutes.
Continue road # 142 another 15 minutes towards LA FORTUNA.
And then you will see on your right hand a big sign with the name of

Have a nice and safe trip!

We also can send you a comfortable and reliable taxi to pick you up at the airport.
And you can make deliver your rental car next day at the Inn.

The Google Earth coordinates are: 10″29′.23.96N and 84″ 50′ 10.17 W (10.48988,-84.835998) (Several GPS units of CR indicate ‘MARINA CLUB HOTEL’, which was our previous name)

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