Taste the traditional dishes, discover the culture of the country, and enjoy dinner with the locals.
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Introducing La Fortuna
La Fortuna (The Fortune) is a district of the San Carlos canton, in the Alajuela province of Costa Rica. Although there is a common myth that the town got its name due to its sparing from the Arenal Volcano's eruptions, the town actually got its name before the latest eruption cycle and was named for the fertile lands where it is located. In 1968, the Arenal Volcano erupted to the west, causing extensive damage and casualties. The eruption did not reach the village of La Fortuna. This catastrophe, nonetheless, changed the geography of the whole region, making it one of the most visited tourist destinations of Costa Rica.