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Leaves & Lizards: Profitable Boutique Hotel in #1 Travel Destination

La Fortuna, La Fortuna, San Carlos, Alajuela, Costa Rica

Basic Listing Information

Price:
$2,995,000
Listing ID:
CS1900151
Property Type:
Hotel/Resort/Hostel
Listing Type:
Commercial Sale
Status:
Active
Images:
23
Beds/Baths:
14/13
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Mountain View, Wooded View, Garden View, Northern View, Western View, Southern View
Total Lot Size:
10.02 ha (24.76 acre)

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Leaves and Lizards is a family-run boutique hotel, situated in the popular tourist destination of La Fortuna – home of the Arenal Volcano. This award-winning hotel will really ‘wow’ your guests as they enjoy the surreal sights and sounds of this stunning area. The hotel offers 9 unique, private, deluxe lodging (including a Tree House and a Hobbit House!) spread out on 30 acres of rolling, tropically landscaped and forested hills, all with amazing views of the majestic Arenal Volcano. Lodging accommodations include a mini-refrigerator, ceiling fans, safe, private bathroom (some with additional outdoor showers), and terrace area(s). The onsite restaurant has stunning views of Arenal Volcano. A large infinity pool, poolside Tiki bar, children's pool, and waterfall complete the tropical vibe!

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Profitable Boutique Hotel in #1 Travel Destination

Leaves and Lizards is a family-run boutique hotel, situated in the popular tourist destination of La Fortuna – home of the Arenal Volcano. This award-winning hotel will really ‘wow’ your guests as they enjoy the surreal sights and sounds of this stunning area. The hotel offers 9 unique, private, deluxe lodging (including a Tree House and a Hobbit House!) spread out on 30 acres of rolling, tropically landscaped and forested hills, all with amazing views of the majestic Arenal Volcano. Lodging accommodations include a mini-refrigerator, ceiling fans, safe, private bathroom (some with additional outdoor showers), and terrace area(s). The onsite restaurant has stunning views of Arenal Volcano. A large infinity pool, poolside Tiki bar, children's pool, and waterfall complete the tropical vibe!

Long Description

Leaves and Lizards is a family-run boutique hotel, situated in the popular tourist destination of La Fortuna – home of the Arenal Volcano. This award-winning hotel will really ‘wow’ your guests as they enjoy the surreal sights and sounds of this stunning area. The hotel offers 9 unique, private, deluxe lodging (including a Tree House and a Hobbit House!) spread out on 30 acres of rolling, tropically landscaped and forested hills, all with amazing views of the majestic Arenal Volcano. Lodging accommodations include a mini-refrigerator, ceiling fans, safe, private bathroom (some with additional outdoor showers), and terrace area(s). The onsite restaurant has stunning views of Arenal Volcano. A large infinity pool, poolside Tiki bar, children's pool, and waterfall complete the tropical vibe! This region of the tropical rain forest is known for a temperate climate, bird watching, sloth excursions, volcano hiking and views, and many other exciting activities including, horseback riding, hiking, and zip-lining. Also, within an easy drive are the Tenorio National Park where the popular Rio Celeste is located and the geothermally active Miravalles Volcano complex. Guests are provided with concierge service in a comfortable, private and secure environment surrounded by the beautiful countryside with stunning mountain and volcano views of the Alajuela province of Costa Rica. This region is home to a great diversity of wildlife including howler monkeys, white-faced capuchin monkeys, spider monkeys, sloths, macaws, toucans, parrots and parakeets, coatis, iguanas, and other exotic animals. The property has a recent bird count of 200 species onsite. This full-service property boasts a 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom owners/mangers home, reception, office, laundry/storage, garage, yoga deck, permaculture project and greenhouse for sustainable eco-tourism, horse barn with a covered and outdoor arena, and a livestock barn. There is room for expansion on the 30-acre community. The hotel has been awarded the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence since its inception in 2007 of which only 1% of the hotels in the world earn. In 2018 Leaves and Lizards was recognized as the third-best boutique hotel in Costa Rica and the fourth-best hotel in Central America. While the hotel itself is exceptional; the La Fortuna area was voted by Trip Advisor in 2019 as the #1 tourist destination for vacation activities in the world, thus adding to the value of this property. Do not miss this amazing opportunity to own your own boutique hotel and take this unique property to the next level.

Details
Roof Type: Metal
Number of Units: 13
Number of Bedrooms: 14
Number of Full Bathrooms: 13
Number of Stories: 1
Total Interior Area: 1,689.36 m² (18,184.05 sq ft)
Total Area under Roof: 1,689.36 m² (18,184.05 sq ft)
Total Lot Size: 10.02 ha (24.76 acre)
Floor Type: Concrete, Tile
Construction Status: Completed
Construction Type: Concrete
Year Built: 2008
Year Remodelled: 2018
Appliances Included: Stove, Freezer, Stove Hood, Oven, Washing Machine, Dishwasher, Microwave, Refrigerator, Grill, Dryer
Air Condition Type: Multiple Wall Units
Furnished Type: Fully
Pool: Yes
Jacuzzi: No
Parking Type: Parking Lot
Number of Parking Spaces: 5
Telephone: Yes
Internet Types: Cable Internet
Television Types: High Def. Cable TV
BBQ: Yes
Geography
Location: La Fortuna, La Fortuna, San Carlos, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Country: Costa Rica
State: Alajuela
County: San Carlos
District: La Fortuna
City/Town: La Fortuna
Zip Code: 21007
Location Type: Mountain
Geographic Type: Rain Forest
View Type: Mountain View, Wooded View, Garden View, Northern View, Western View, Southern View
Elevation: 375.00 m (1,230.31 ft)
Precipitation: Rainy
Features
Interior Features Included: Handicap Accessible, Bar, Storage Room, Fully Equiped Kitchen, Breakfast Bar, Multiple Master Suites, High Ceilings, Wet Bar
Exterior Features Included: Handicap Accessible, Storage Closet, Garden
Infrastructure
Street Access Type: Paved Road
Type of Water: City Water
Type of Sewer: Septic
Type of Internet: Cable Internet
Type of Television: Cable Television
Type of Electricity: Public
Telephone Available: Yes
Financial/Legal
Price per Air-Conditionable Living Area: $1,772.86/m2 ($164.70/sqft)
Price per Total Area Under Roof: $1,772.86/m2 ($164.70/sqft)
Price per Square Meter: $29.89/m2 ($2.78/sqft)
List Price: $2,995,000
Ownership Type: Fee Simple

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