Hotel Fonda Vela founded in 1990 which signifies and legitimize the true sense of environment, natural approach to life. Situated in the Monteverde area, which spreads over the Monteverde community. Offering a posh and lavish lifestyle, surrounded by tropical gardens, nurtured in the truest form of mother nature; Fonda Vela is equipped with fun and surprises.
The climate in the region of Monteverde where Fonda Vela seats is refreshing and as the saying goes for this very jewel of Monteverde i.e. “eternal spring”. Sighting of Gulf of Nicoya is spectacular from the 1,400m height of this hotel.
To make the environment better and preserve the healthy atmosphere, Hotel Fonda Vela has been a part of the sustainability program. Along with that, comes the restaurant, bar, pool, jacuzzis, sporting and exploration activities and of course how can we forget the gardens and forest Fonda Vela is encircled with.
List of attractions and activities:
- The Monteverde Cloud Forest
- Horseback Riding
- Coffee Tour
- CASEM (women artist making hand crafted souvenirs)
- Butterfly Garden
- Canopy Tours
- Ficus Trail
How to get there:
Travelling from San Jose: Driving from this city, take the Inter-American Highway north, after passing the Cuenca and Rio Aranjuez restaurant take a right turn onto the paved road where small town of Sardinal arrives. From this town, turn left towards the soccer field and another paved road emerges. Keeping going until the village of Guacimal comes. Take a right turn to Santa Elena at Guacimal village T intersection. Drive straight until you reach Monteverde, from here onwards you’ll see signboards of Fonda Vela and Monteverde Reserve. The most famous landmark after arrive in Monteverde is the Cheese Factory, past 1 km of this is the Hotel Fonda Vela.
P.S. It is recommended that in the area of Monteverde you travel in a 4×4 vehicle due to the bumpy and unpaved road.