This waterfall is located southeast of La Fortuna, on an unpaved road in good conditions. It has a fall of 70 meters. The visitor will be surprised by the beauty of the place, its crystal-clear waters and abundant vegetation. Here you will find main tourist services: lookout point, drinking water, bathrooms, parking and a small cafeteria.
The waterfall is located around the Arenal Volcano area, where rain fall amounts to more than 4000ml a year and where temperatures range from 18 to 35 degrees Celsius. It is generated by the waters of Fortuna river and its little tributaries. Some of the mountains close by are Cerro de los Perdidos, Placas de Mayo and Cerro Chato, which are based on rocky formations of great geological value. When you visit Rio Fortuna, aside from enjoying nature, you will be helping the local community and its charity work (they invest in the local schools, nutrition center for children, homes for abandoned kids, roads an others.