Monteverde Rustic Lodge
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The second destination of our Around the World Trip was to a cute little mountain town located in the Mountains of Costa Rica. Monteverde is located at the top of the continental divide of Costa
Rica, in what is called a cloud forest. The temperatures here were quite a bit lower than on the Pacific Coast and a whole lot windier. This place …
We headed out from lovely cabin #3 to Monteverde. We had to wrap around the lake and take some of the worst roads we've ever seen. Prius size potholes with gaggles of gusts of wind.
On the ride out we saw a strange animal neither of us had seen before. Its called a coatimundi? A friendly little fella in the raccoon family. I pulled over …
it feels like this is one of the first moments ive had to myself in like 3 months. i know thats not the case. ive done a few weekend trips solo, but it feels like it.
I know this is going to sound cheesy, but somedays it's really hard giving myself to these children, when at the end of the day they still dont have loving parents. and I can't …
Hola, Ian here: Straddling the continental divide at 1440 meters (4662 ft), the Monteverde cloud forest area offers one of the most interesting places to visit in Costa Rica. The area is acclaimed as one of the most outstanding wildlife refuges in the New World Tropics. To give you an idea of the ubundent wildlife available in this area there are …
... habitat as 80% of animals come out at night. In actual fact, on arrival we get warned about tarantulas, scorpions, snakes and pumas which are all capable of killing and that this was not a zoo so there was no guarantee of seeing anything. However we seemed to get lucky as we saw several tarantulas and other spiders, a sleeping toucan, some snakes, fireflies, an armadillo, a massive stick insect, raccoons and best of all no scorpions! The ...
How has this lodge rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking