for Smart Travelers!
In the early 1950s a small group of Quaker dairy farmers from the US settled on the mountain. The Quakers, with their peaceful ways and respect for the environment, were a perfect match for the hard working, gentle Costa Ricans already living here. Since that time, several reserves have been founded where you can walk for hours in the splendor of the cloudforest.
Many artists, researchers and educators either make their homes here or are frequent visitors. Several alternative schools, an institute for cloudforest education, a woman's arts cooperative, and a yearly concert series illustrate the cultural experience awaiting you here.
Numerous canopy adventures (both walkways and cables), an orchid garden, a butterfly farm, a rainforest tram, a frog zoo, a serpentarium and insectarium can also be found here. Due to the numerous activities, we recommend a minimum of three nights to experience as much as possible.
We offer THREE CHOICES FOR ACCOMMODATIONS.
You can enjoy the privacy and flexability of a Private Home near the Monteverde Reserve. Maybe you want to relax at a Modern hotel that is within walking distance to the town center, or get closer to nature in the Middle of the Cloudforest only a short taxi ride from town.
No matter what you choose, Monteverde is not going to disappoint!
Hotel Poco a Poco
A Small Friendly Hotel, with Big Hotel Amenities
Offering Free Wifi and Monteverde's only covered and heated pool!
All rooms are equipped with telephones (for international calls), cable TV, DVD (rental library at reception), coffee maker, safe deposit box and very comfortable orthopedic beds.
This option offers an amazing setting. Completely surrounded by 70 acres cloudforest, you can often spot animals onsite. Yet, it is only a $5.00 taxi ride to the town center. The rooms here are a little more basic. No telephones or TVs. But there is WiFi on the entire property. The lounge area attached to the restaurant has fantastic view at sunset. A peaceful retreat in a stunning setting.