With overwhelming positive reviews, and a feature in 2012’s National Geographic Tours of a Lifetime, the spectacular Monteverde Lodge & Gardens raises the bar for active travelers looking to balance adventure and comfort. Situated just 15 minutes from the Monteverde cloud-forest, each day spent in this utopia presents opportunities for hiking treks, bird watching outings, wildlife viewing and horseback riding. The rooms reflect the vibe from outside; with soft wood paneling, space that mirror the freedom of the forest and outstanding views of the wilderness beyond. At El Jardin Restaurant you can both begin and end your day, with a menu that includes the freshest local produce and some of the best South American Wine’s that can be offered. After a day of activity, you are sure to appreciate a soak in the 15-person jacuzzi located in an enclosed atrium. Sheer natural beauty, elegantly designed accommodations, mouth-watering menu options, and exciting adventures await you during your stay at this special property!
The famed Monteverde Lodge provides ground floor Forest View Standard Rooms equipped with two double beds, a corner bay window with two wicker chairs and a coffee table designed to create the feeling that you`ve been put directly into the forest. Each Standard Room also features a glass enclosed shower, solar heated hot water, in-room safe, coffee maker, alarm clock, ceiling fan, reading lamps, hair dryer and laundry bag.
The Monteverde Lodge offers second floor Forest View Balcony Rooms which feature two double beds (king beds are available on a limited basis on request), and a private balcony with a Cloud Forest views, two wooden chairs and a coffee table. This room also features a glass enclosed shower, solar heated hot water, in-room safe, coffee maker, alarm clock, ceiling fan, reading lamps, hair dryer and laundry bag.
Begin and end your days in the El Jardin Restaurant at Monteverde Lodge. The diverse menu options feature the freshest local produce simply prepared. All meals include fresh homemade bread. The wine list includes some of the best South American Wines. The staff is delighted in serving your meals whenever and wherever you would like to eat, breakfast in the garden, a snack lunch for the trail, dinner under the stars or indoors by the fire.
Have you thought about the optional activities that you would like to do while you`re staying at the Monteverde Lodge & Garden? Guests can enjoy a variety of on property as well as off property activities and excursions including use of the Jacuzzi, horseback riding, hiking, bird and wildlife viewing treks, eco-adventures and so much more. These activities are chosen to give you the best experiences available in the region. The best time of day to do these activities varies from month to month.
The gardens have some truly special plants such as Tree Ferns, Imperial Bromeliads and Anthuriums. There are also many species of orchids, white and purple Agapanthus, Hydrangeas and much more. Starting at the back terrace, a stream meanders to a pond where there is a wooden deck often enjoyed by guests for garden breakfasts, picnic lunches and romantic dinners by candlelight. As you continue to explore you will find the amphitheatre and further down the trail the lookout point, a great location to sit and take in the beauty of the Cloud Forest or star gaze at night.