Head here for everything you ever wanted to know about butterflies, with four gardens representing different habitats and home to more...
Monteverde Theme Park
Formerly known as the Ranario, or Frog Pond, this place has added an insect house, a butterfly garden and canopy tour – hence, it’s now...
A guide will show you around and introduce you to some 40 species of slithery snakes, plus a fair number of frogs, lizards, turtles and...
Known by many names in recent years, this Santa Elena drinking establishment will always be remembered as La Taberna. No matter what you...
Arguably the ‘finest’ dining in the area. The menu is wide ranging, always highlighting the local flavors. But these are not your...
Santuario Ecológico information
This smallish sanctuary is set on private property comprising premontane and secondary forest, and coffee and banana plantations. Descend to an impressive 30m waterfall and cool off with a refreshing dip. These trails are not well trodden, so you’re more likely to meet a coati or a sloth than another human being. Bird walks and night tours also available.