Set high in the tropical cloud forest of Costa Rica, Monteverde Cloud Forest Lodge provides rustic cabins and rooms in a forested area near Santa Elena, Costa Rica. Forest and trails surround this budget-friendly ecolodge, making it an ideal location for those that want to discover the cloud forests of Monteverde. Hotel amenities include a restaurant, bar, nature trails, and the internet.
The Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve is undoubtedly the main attraction in the area. Birdwatchers come from all over the world in hopes of spotting Resplendent Quetzals, Bell Birds, Emerald Toucannettes, and other rare and exotic tropical highland bird species. Horseback riding along the dirt roads and trails through the cloud forest and countryside are always a favorite activity. The coffee farms also provide tourists an opportunity to see what life is like in rural Costa Rica. Of course, you cannot leave out the canopy ziplines or hanging bridges. They are said to be among the best in the world!
Evenings at the Monteverde Cloud Forest Lodge are quiet. The lodge's Motmot Restaurant serves up typical Costa Rican dishes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, only using natural herbs and spices. Guests can enjoy tropical cocktails at the bar. The balcony allows you to watch birds as you eat your meal.
The no-frills rooms at the lodge are warm, cozy, and comfortable. They provide a private bathroom and beds. They do not offer amenities such as television or air-conditioning, but that only adds to the experience of staying in a rustic mountain ecolodge.