Who we are?

Arenal Montechiari first had born as a small Restaurant calls El Sesteo offering delicious plates to La Fortuna and tourism that visit the zone.  And the customer incurs the owners to promote rooms to stay.

So that in 2004 began the construction of 3 rooms to satisfy the client’s needs. Year by year the hotel grow and now we have 21 cabins , two pools and wet bar.


  • Parking Area
  • El Sesteo Restaurant
  • Concierge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tour Desk
  • Vehicle Rental
  • Shutte Service
  • Money exchange
  • Swimming Pool

¿How to get there?

Arenal Montechiari is your best choice for holidays in our country. Located in the Arenal area, in La Fortuna de San Carlos. Only 400 mts from the Central Park.

The hotel is in an excellent location in which you can access by walk the supermarket, banks, restaurants and other services.

You can take 2 different ways to come to our hotel. Depending on you location:

San José- La Fortuna (by San Ramón)
You take the high way that goes to Puntarenas and take a right by San Ramón. You go all over the town from east to west till you get in to the Hospital. There you have to fallow the sign that says Villa Blanca and Bajo Rodriguez. After the last town you will look for La Tigra, then Chachagua till you get in to La Fortuna. Our Hotel is 400 mts north of the Central Park on the left side.
Duration: 3 ½.

San José-Fortuna (through Naranjo and Zarcero)
You also take the highway that goes to Puntarenas. Taking  the intersection in Naranjo on the right side. Go through the town looking for Zarcero and then to Ciudad Quesada. Once in Ciudad Quesada you must look for Florencia then Santa Clara and finally La Fortuna. You must not take any intersection at least it says once of the mention names.
Duration: 4 ½.

From Liberia
You must take the international Highway #1 untill you get in to Cañas, take a left there and look for Tilarán. And then you will follow all around the Arenal Lake until you are in La Fortuna. Take a left one block once you arrives in to a T intersection in La Fortuna then take a right 2 blocks and then a left 400 mts on your left side.
Duration: 3 ½.
Public Transportation (Local Bus)
Buses Departures: 6:00 am-12:30 pm. Located on the old Puntarenas stop. On 14 street , 9 & 11 Ave. in San José.
There are also buses to Ciudad Quesada and then you make the connection to La Fortuna.

Fly Transportation
This a good option to save time and enjoy your time in our stay. It last for 25 minutes from San José ant the cost is around $40. They also offer flies from other destinations in Costa Rica.

Distance FROM La Fortuna de San Carlos:

  To Distance Plane Car Bus  
  Jaco,  Puntarenas 109 miles
175 km
  3 Hours 30 minutes 5 Hours 30 minutes  
  Manuel Antonio, North of Puntarenas 153 miles
245 km
  3 Hours 4 Hours 30 minutes  
  Monteverde, North of Puntarenas 101 miles
162 km
  3 Hours    
  Puntarenas, North of Puntarenas 71 miles
113 km
  2 Hours 30 minutes 3 Hours  
  San Jose Town, San Jose 94 miles
150 km
  3 Hours 4 Hours 30 minutes  
  Tamarindo, Guanacaste 138 miles
220 km
  3 Hours 30 minutes 9 Hours  
  Liberia, Guanacaste 91 miles
145 km
  3 Hours 8 Hours