Talamanca Nature Reserve

Top choice hotel in San Gerardo de Rivas
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Set within the eponymous reserve, these appealing garden and river cabins all show off beautifully embellished wood and tile interiors, with indigenous and animal motifs adorning the walls. Private terraces overlook the surrounding cloud forest. There's a good onsite restaurant. The main attraction, of course, is access to the many trails and natural attractions of the Talamanca Reserve.

The accommodations and hiking tours are managed by the friendly, bilingual Kenneth, who was born and raised on the reserve, and whose family still maintains the gardens, fruit trees, trails and a reforestation project here.

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Quick description

Located in Rivas, 1.4 km from Cerro Chirripo, Talamanca Nature Reserve provides accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, a bar and a garden. With free WiFi, this 5-star hotel offers room service. The hotel features family rooms. Guest rooms at the hotel are equipped with a seating area. At Talamanca Nature Reserve each room is equipped with a desk and a private bathroom. The accommodation offers a continental or Full English/Irish breakfast. Talamanca Nature Reserve offers a terrace. Guests at the hotel will be able to enjoy activities in and around Rivas, like hiking. The nearest airport is Palmar Sur Airport, 92 km from Talamanca Nature Reserve.

Important information

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.


  • Kid meals
  • Free parking
  • Cctv in common areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Access to health care professionals
  • Cashless payment available
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Games room
  • Breakfast takeaway containers
  • Terrace
  • Physical distancing rules followed
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Family rooms
  • First aid kit available
  • Walking tours
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Packed lunches
  • Hiking
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Internet services
  • Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Library
  • Cctv outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed
  • On-site parking
  • Snack bar
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Wifi


  • Ironing service
  • Laundry
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Room service


  • Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.


  • Free WiFi available

Food and drink

  • Bar
  • Restaurant


  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Safety deposit box
  • Non-smoking rooms


  • Private parking