Monteverde Cloud Forest Lodge

P.O. Box 531, Monteverde, Province of Limon, 232-5150, Costa Rica | 3 star lodge
Prices starting from $98.00

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Cloud Forest

A travel blog entry by bargreenwood on Nov 12, 2013

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By some miracle we arrived at the Monteverde Cloud Forest lodge today. The road, particularly up from Tilarin was amongst the worst I have ever travelled. The locals are resisting having it paved because more people would then come to this very precious ecosystem. The lodge is in the middle of its own private reserve of over 42,000 acres
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March 19, 2014

A travel blog entry by jeb2729


... done this before and so we are nominated to go first. The first of the 9 zips is pretty short and closer to the ground so we can get used to holding the straps with one hand and grasping the cable above our heads loosely with the other hand to keep from turning around. We are wearing cloth gloves with leather palms so we can also pull down on the cable to stop as we get to the end point. They also have a block and rope on the cable to stop us if necessary. I go first and ...

March 18, 2014

A travel blog entry by jeb2729


... to show our appreciation of their talents.

Last stop is for a demonstration of cottage industry chocolate making. This is a one man operation and we see the process from chocolate bean roasting to finished product. Most interesting is the "Rube Goldberg" contraption he created out of large PVC pipes and a hair dryer to separate the cocoa seed from the husk. He also uses a juicer to really grind up the seeds and eventually ...

Awesome day in Santa Elana

A travel blog entry by eljo_adventures


... 3/8 inches across the wingspan. The larvae feed on banana leaves and many other large leafed plants. Without the right plants, they will not survive. The female will lay her eggs on the appropriate leaves so when larvae come out they are ready to eat. Compared to many other butterflies, the Owl Butterfly can be found in ...

Into the Mountains We Go :)

A travel blog entry by tanya.lesiuk


... toward a safer catch. One more small bug and a large moth later the gecko comes back for more. The gecko quickly returns to the upper deck as it notices a bat swoop by. [End] Venturing out to one of the furthest beaches on this side of Costa Rica, near the Panama border, proved to be very rewarding. Here is where the palm trees rest right on the edge of the beach and you feel as if it was your private corner of the world. Nothing but the water, sky, and your thoughts, ...

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This 3 star lodge, located on P.O. Box 531, Monteverde, is near La Estrella Stables.
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