The province of Alajuela (see map) shares a border with the Heredia, San Jose, Puntarenas and Guanacaste provinces, and runs adjacent the San Juan River (Nicaraguan border) to the north. It includes the easternmost section of Lake Arenal, the part nearest to La Fortuna and Arenal National Park. The remaining, and largest part of Lake Arenal, can be found in the Guanacaste Province.
The capital of Alajuela is the city of Alajuela, and the province is divided into 15 regions (cantons). Click on the text links below for accommodations in each region.
Regions: Alajuela - Atenas - Grecia - Guatuso - Los Chiles - Naranjos - Orotina - Palmares - Poás - San Carlos - San Mateo - San Ramón - Upala - Valverde Vega (Sarchí) - Zarcero (Alfaro Ruiz).
All of these hotels are relatively close to the international airport.
These hotels reside around Arenal Volcano and easternmost part of Lake Arenal.
These hotels line the road that connects La Fortuna with the easternmost portion of Lake Arenal, which is near the base of Arenal Volano. The hotels are listed in the same order you'll find them along the road, starting from La Fortuna.