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Nepenthe B&B is located 2.5 miles from the Arenal Volcano National Park and 1.9 miles from the Arenal Lake. It features a hot tub, sun terrace with swimming pool, spa treatments and free breakfast.

The accommodations at this B&B offer a ceiling fan, coffee maker, fridge and a terrace with views of the extensive garden. The studios also feature a kitchenette with dining area, microwave, stove and kitchenware, and free Wi-Fi is available in all areas.

Guests at Nepenthe B&B can enjoy fresh local dishes for dinner at the Tres Cabras Restaurant. They will find other options 5 minutes’ drive from the property. Nepenthe B&B offers free private parking.

Activities such as horseback riding, sky trek tours and visits to hot springs 30 minutes’ drive away, can be arranged as well.

This B&B is 40 minutes’ drive from La Fortuna Bus Station and 1 hour’s drive from La Fortuna Waterfalls. The Daniel Oduber International Airport is a 2 hours and 40 minutes’ drive away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

Nepenthe B&B has been welcoming guests since 9 Apr 2013.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Breakfast info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, American, Buffet

Free private parking available on-site


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Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Is there secure parking? Thanks.
    There is a secure parking in the hotel property.
    Answered on 10 February 2022
  • Hi, i see in a review that someone left about your hotel that there is free access to Tabacon hot springs. Is this true? Kind regards, Shane.
    Hi, Thanks for your question, No, It is no true, you have free access to the natural hot springs rives NEXT to tabacon Hot Springs, Best regards, Fabián
    Answered on 8 July 2021
  • Do the villas have air conditioning?
    Hi there! Our hotel no offer A/C. we are 715 msnm and surrounded by tropical forest.
    Answered on 5 May 2021
  • What time is breakfast served?
    7:am to 10:00 am
    Answered on 22 August 2020
  • Do you have tour guides on site or set up any tours?
    Hi, We know diferents locals Guides, and they can offer you a beutiful tours. Regards, Fabiàn
    Answered on 19 February 2022
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Property surroundings *
1 restaurant on site

    Phoenix Restaurant

    Cuisine: Latin American

    Open for: Breakfast, Dinner

Facilities of Nepenthe B&B
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom
  • Private bathroom
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Landmark view
  • Mountain view
  • Garden view
  • Lake view
  • View
  • Picnic area
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Coffee machine
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Pets are allowed. No extra charges.
  • Themed dinner nights Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site Additional charge
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in some rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Safety deposit box
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Car hire
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Outdoor swimming pool
    Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Opening times
  • Adult only
  • Infinity pool
  • Pool with view
  • Full body massage
  • Hand massage
  • Head massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Public Bath
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Massage Additional charge
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules

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13:00 - 20:00


08:00 - 11:00


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 12 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 3 years
Cot upon request

The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa Discover JCB Diners Club American Express Nepenthe B&B accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.

Quiet hours

Guests must be quiet between 20:00 and 08:00.


Free! Pets are allowed. No extra charges.

The fine print

Please note that accessing the property requires a 4WD vehicle.

Reception is open every day from 09:00 to 16:00

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service operating hours.

Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

FAQs about Nepenthe B&B

  • Room options at Nepenthe B&B include:

    • Double
    • Triple
    • Villa

  • Nepenthe B&B offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Fishing
    • Bike tours
    • Foot massage
    • Public Bath
    • Back massage
    • Walking tours
    • Hand massage
    • Swimming Pool
    • Neck massage
    • Themed dinner nights
    • Head massage
    • Full body massage

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Nepenthe B&B has 1 restaurant:

    • Phoenix Restaurant

  • Guests staying at Nepenthe B&B can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • American
    • Buffet

  • Check-in at Nepenthe B&B is from 13:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Nepenthe B&B is 0.7 miles from the centre of El Castillo de La Fortuna.

  • Yes, there is a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Nepenthe B&B on this page.

  • The prices at Nepenthe B&B may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.