Fondavela hotel has amazing grounds, surrounded by forest and beautiful gardens. Fondavela hotel has amazing grounds, surrounded by forest and beautiful gardens.
About Fondavela

100% local, a historical hotel of Monteverde

Fondavela is a hotel founded by a local family of Monteverde, the Smiths. In 2019 it was acquired by another local family, the Valverde's. True to its original essence, Fondavela is a mountain hotel that brings out the best of Monteverde.

Fondavela is the perfect destination to enjoy Monteverde. Your entrance to a vacation full of adventures, breathtaking scenery and of course, fun.

Harmony spa at Fondavela is ready to offer relaxing massages and different therapies to bring you peace and confort.

We strive to offer you an eco-friendly stay with us.  We make significant efforts to reduce our environmental impact, both behind the scenes and in our guest rooms.

At Fondavela, we believe in offering more than just a place to stay – we offer a truly authentic Monteverde experience. Our hotel is steeped in history, dating back to 1987 when it was founded on a former farmstead. As one of the first hotels in the area, we are proud to be a part of Monteverde's rich hospitality heritage. Today, Fondavela remains a locally owned and operated hotel, owned by two Costa Rican siblings who are proud to call Monteverde home. Our commitment to being a 100% Monteverde hotel in all aspects ensures that our guests can experience the true spirit of this magical destination.

Monteverde is recognized by its nature, but also by its sunsets. At Fondavela hotel this is definitely part of the experience.

Make sure to enjoy our swimming pool and hot tubs while at Fondavela.

A complete hotel, find all that you need on this amazing resort.

The Taberna Bar at our hotel is a relaxed bar, cozy space with pool table and great ambience to enjoy with frieds.
Our restaurant offers delicious options of desserts and coffee options to enjoy the afternoon.
The swimming pool at Fondavela is heated, perfect no matter the season. You will always enjoy it and have a fun time.

Fondavela is a true mountain hotel, nestled on 9 hectares of land that are mostly covered by the magnificent Monteverde Cloud Forest. Our property is an oasis of tranquility where you can immerse yourself in nature's wonders while enjoying all the comforts and amenities you need for a memorable stay. From our sparkling swimming pool to our relaxing hot tubs, sports bar, and top-notch restaurant, we offer something for everyone. And when you're ready to unwind, our spa is the perfect place to rejuvenate your body and soul. So come explore the natural beauty of Fondavela and experience the ultimate mountain getaway.

Indoor pool at Fondavela. Enjoy the heated pool ideal for swimming or simply relaxing.
Massage at our Harmony Spa.
A breathtaking sunset enjoyed from our gardens.
Monteverde at summer offers great night shows to admire the stars.

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