Many lodges and mountain hotels dot the Monteverde / Santa Elena Region but the Fonda Vela is perhaps the most romantic and picturesque. Fabulous mountain views, dense forest and magnificent gardens set off the hardwood construction and detailed craftsmanship. The hotel is ideal for a family looking for a value oriented Costa Rica vacation package, and for couples looking for a more intimate and rustic setting.
The Hotel Fonda Vela is situated on 35-acre property where you will find lush forests and verdant pastures that are excellent for birding and hiking. In this tranquil setting, you may see parrots and emerald toucans feeding in the blossoming trees. During certain months, the Fonda Vela is excellent for observing the endangered and rare quetzal bird, the jewel of the Cloud Forest.
Costa Rica vacations guests looking for a small, quaint yet comfortable lodge with one of the widest range of services provided in the Monteverde Region should opt to stay in Fonda Vela. Rooms are spacious and well designed, providing the perfect setting for relaxing evenings and nights in the heart of the Cloud Forest. The hotel features a delightful restaurant, offering many local favorites, making clever use of some of the country’s staples like plantain, black beans and chayote. A cozy bar provides the perfect setting to unwind after a long day of intense nature hikes and heart-pounding adventures in the forest.
Monteverde is a destination on Costa Rica’s must-visit list. The Cloud Forest experience is incomparable to any other ecological destination in Latin America. The Hotel Fonda Vela enhances your Monteverde experience by offering the comfort of modern amenities and services within an ecological paradise.