Hotel Hotel Fonda Vela
600 m sur este de la fabrica de quesos Monteverde, Puntarenas, Costa RIca, 60109 Monteverde Costa Rica, Costa Rica –
Hotel Fonda Vela in Monteverde is an ideal destination for relaxing and enjoying the wonders of the tropics. Paul Jr´s family, built the Hotel to be a nurturing experience - personally, environmentally, culturally, and spiritually. The feelings that brought us here over 1990´s are what we want to share with you, our guests. The 35-acre property is surrounded by virgin and secondary forest areas with a 1 1/2km (1 mile) trail to let you enjoy the cloud forest. You will find lush forest and verdant pastures, excellent for bird watching and hiking. In this tranquil setting, it is possible to see resplendent Quetzals, the rare Three-wattled Bellbird, an abundance of orchids, parrots and toucans that come to feed in the wild fruit trees. Throughout the Fonda Vela you will find paintings of our father, Paul Warren Smith, an early settler of the property. Dad’s works, along with other artists of Monteverde, reflect peaceful living in harmony with our planet. We are so proud of Hotel Fonda Vela’s spirit of conservation, culture, and our community’s life style.
Hotel surroundings – Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Closest Landmarks *
Monteverde Cheese Factory0.4 miles
Bat Jungle Monteverde0.7 miles
Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve0.7 miles
Monteverde Butterfly Gardens1.2 miles
Monteverde Ecological Sanctuary1.5 miles
Monteverde Orchid Garden1.7 miles
Sky Adventures Monteverde2.6 miles
Selvatura Adventure Park3 miles
Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve3.1 miles
Children's Eternal Rainforest7.7 miles
Natural Beauty *
Reserva de Monte Verde Mountain0.9 miles
Closest Airports *
Tambor Airport41.3 miles
Juan Santamaría International Airport45.9 miles
Tobías Bolaños International Airport51.1 miles
Most Popular Landmarks *
Arenal Eco Zoo9.4 miles
Sky Adventures Arenal9.8 miles
Arenal 1968 Trail12.4 miles
Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park13.4 miles
La Fortuna Waterfall13.5 miles
Ecoglide Arenal Park15 miles
Kalambu Hot Springs15.3 miles
Venado Caves17.7 miles
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Food: Latin American
5 reasons to choose Hotel Fonda Vela
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The staff speaks English
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One of our top picks in Monteverde Costa Rica
Most Popular Facilities
- Sun deck
Pets are not allowed.
- Pool table
Food & Drink
Free! WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free! Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
Pool and Spa
- Swimming pool
- Outdoor pool
- Indoor pool
- Shuttle service
- Shuttle service (additional charge)
- Private check-in/out
- Tour desk
- Packed lunches
- Air conditioning
- Family rooms
- Facilities for disabled guests
- Non-smoking rooms
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2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.
Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Free! Up to two children under 6 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Pets are not allowed.
Cash Hotel Fonda Vela accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.