Esencia Hotel & Villas

Address: Playa Santa Teresa, Santa Teresa, Province of Puntarenas, Costa Rica | 3 star hotel
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          • Swimming pool
          • Fitness/Health center


          • Free parking

          TripAdvisor Reviews Esencia Hotel & Villas Santa Teresa

          3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

          Travel Blogs from Santa Teresa

          Forests in the clouds

          A travel blog entry by 7800miles on Mar 10, 2015

          16 photos

          ... they start growing atop a tree and grow their roots harmlessly down towards the ground. Once they have reached the ground, they wrap around the original tree to reach the sunlight. The original tree eventually dies and decomposes, and the ficus is left with a hollow core.
          Later, at night, we saw the usual, bats, but also the tarantula and some sloths. Our ...

          Canopy Walk, Zipline and Curi-Cancha

          A travel blog entry by lindakhaas on Jan 23, 2015

          2 comments, 33 photos

          ... catering to the tourists who come to birdwatch etc. It was closed to the general public but open to individual tour guides with groups. The owner was so excited because they had spotted a green eyelash viper in one of their trees. Rayner got so excited because he had never seen one before. After we saw the viper we hiked through the woods and then along a trail in an area that has pretty young growth so it was more open. We ...

          Costa del Costa Rica

          A travel blog entry by vagabonddrift on Jan 02, 2015

          1 comment, 121 photos

          ... than Lake Michigan and yet contains 5% of the worlds biodiversity and has the largest percentage of protected areas in the world and has pretty much diminished deforestation. A fantastic example to the rest of the World and we had no hesitation to seek out our own experience of Costa Rican nature by making our way further south to Corcovado National Park, the largest in the country, located on the Osa Peninsula. Our next destination heading South on the Pacific coast was ...

          ¡Viva Costa Rica!

          A travel blog entry by kmakowski on Jun 20, 2014

          4 photos

          ... outside of the tree rather than in the ground. And when they get really old, they hallow out and it's just the roots. To get to the last bridge, you have to climb up through the inside of the tree! It was awesome! After the cloud forest tour, we went on a canopy tour-zip lines, repelling, and a Tarzan swing! The company we went with has Latin America's longest zip line cable! I think it was like 1.5 km or something. It was ...

          Travel Day to Monteverde and rodeo...

          A travel blog entry by vincethepince on May 01, 2014

          1 comment, 6 photos

          ... was sitting on. The next cool thing was a large ring-tailed salamander. We then made our way across the property where a sloth and its baby were spotted. It was neat seeing them in the wild up in a fig tree eating fruit. You couldn't get the best view as they were pretty high up but still worth it. We then checked out a massive leaf cutter ant colony, another sloth and finally a raccoon that was hard to see as he was moving quickly through the canopy. Overall the ...