Fall in love with the mystical enchantment of Monteverde. This beautiful town boasts a unique charm amidst the spectacular cloud forest and lush green foliage. This eco tourist’s paradise is made up of two small towns Monteverde and Santa Elena. The Santa Elena village was established by the Tiko community, while Monteverde was established by Quaker families who had left to get away from war-torn US in the 1950’s.
This beautiful region has gained huge fame in the eco tourist market and is known for being one of the best places to view Costa Rica’s national bird – the quetzal. Discover the hidden secrets of Monteverde and enjoy a once in a lifetime experience surrounded by true natural beauty.
What to do in Monteverde?
This magnificent region is home to a number of cloud forest reserves, offering incredible opportunities for animal and bird spotting. While exploring the reserves you will have ample time to embrace the mystical wonder of the region. Discover the range of active and dormant volcanoes, experience the small town culture of the villages and enjoy a true tourist sanctuary in the heart of Costa Rica.
There are a number of idyllic attractions in and around the area – from visits and tours of the butterfly garden, to thrilling canopy tours and horseback trails. Take a step toward the more adventurous as you walk over suspension bridges and view the beauty that surrounds you. Or why not visit the renowned the Monteverde cheese factory and the hummingbird galleries? No matter what you choose to do, the area of Monteverde is guaranteed to enchant you.
Indulge in the Costa Rican cuisine in one of the many restaurants of the area. From mouth-watering dishes to incredible gift boutiques and a number of galleries and historic town markings - Monteverde has everything you need to enjoy a unique and exciting eco tourist attraction.
Accomodation in Monterverde
Although these two towns are relatively small, there are a variety of accommodation options.
Warmth, hospitality and friendly locals are par for the course in Monteverde, so whether you want to stay in one of the cosy bed and breakfasts, a comfortable lodge or you would prefer to experience a homestay adventure - you can rest assured that the region’s enchantment will have you feeling awe-inspired and captivated from the moment you arrive.