La Mansion Inn Arenal is located on the North side of the Arenal Lake,
on road #142 between La Fortuna (20 miles, 35km) and Nuevo Arenal (7 miles, 12 km)
It takes approx 3 hrs from the San Jose Airport (SJO) to the Inn, via San Ramon and La Fortuna, and approx 2,5hrs from Liberia Airport(LIB).
We also can send you a comfortable and reliable taxi to pick you up at the airport.
The Google Earth coordinates are: 10″29′.23.96N and 84″ 50′ 10.17 W (10.48988,-84.835998) (Several GPS units of CR indicate ‘MARINA CLUB HOTEL’, which was our previous name)
Hotel La Mansion Inn Arenal - Costa Rica
From the San Jose airport (SJO)
From the airport you head to the West, National 1
After +- 50 min you will reach SAN RAMON
Turn to the right, and drive straight through the town.
At the end, turn left, and at the traffic lights 100 further at the right.
You are now on the road to LA FORTUNA.
This is a mountain road, so keep your right in the curves.
Ticos tend to drive in the middle!
It’s often foggy on the road, as this is the place where the clouds of the Pacific and the Atlantic fight with each other.
You will reach LA FORTUNA after +- 90 minutes.
There you continue to the West, road # 142, direction VOLCANO and TILARAN.
The road turns around the Arenal Volcano at your left, and after 20 minutes you reach the dam of the lake.
A scenic jungle road will bring you from the dam to LA MANSION INN ARENAL in 20-25 minutes.
There is a big sign at the left side of the road.
Generally speaking, the roads are paved and good.
Total drive time: 3.5 hrs approx
From the LIBERIA airport (LIB)
From the airport you drive East, direction LIBERIA town.
Turn right at the traffic lights with the N1 (Inter-Americana Highway), direction CANAS
This road is brand new, and has 4 lanes.
You will reach CANAS after +- 30 minutes.
Take the first exit for CANAS. After a mile, turn LEFT under the bridge.
You are now on the street that continues a bit further to road #142,
Drive to the end of that street and turn LEFT:
you are now on road #142 to TILARAN, which you will reach in 15 minutes.
When you reach TILARAN, turn LEFT at the gas station.
You are now on the road #142 to NUEVO ARENAL and LA FORTUNA.
That road will goes around the ARENAL LAKE.
Be aware that there are a lot of curves!
You will reach NUEVO ARENAL after 45 minutes.
Continue on road #142 another 15 minutes towards LA FORTUNA.
And then you will see on your right hand a big sign with the name of
HOTEL LA MANSION INN ARENAL.