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Valle Escondido Preserve

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| 100 meters south of the Monteverde Butterfly Garden, 60109, Costa Rica
+506 2645 6601
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Unique trails and views

The Valle Escondido trails are a treasure in the Monteverde region. The well-mapped trail system... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
SazzaJu
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Duncan, Canada
The best Strangler Fig tree I found in Monteverde!

This Preserve is behind the Monteverde Inn just below the Monteverde Butterfly Gardens. Their main... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Samantha L
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Intimately experience the amazing diversity of Costa Rican wildlife - explore the walking trails and waterfalls of the nature preserve - take in the flora and fauna and breathtaking vistas from the platforms.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“night walk” (3 reviews)
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| 100 meters south of the Monteverde Butterfly Garden, 60109, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Valle Escondido trails are a treasure in the Monteverde region. The well-mapped trail system is graded by ability (important for our visit with two older parents with mobility issues), and includes absolutely gorgeous vistas. Don't miss the waterfall trail, and the hammock garden!

Thank SazzaJu
Reviewed 11 August 2017

This Preserve is behind the Monteverde Inn just below the Monteverde Butterfly Gardens. Their main entry has an amazing view over the small valley into the Golf of Nicoya. The trails are well-manicured and accessible, with some of the best lookout views of a hidden...More

Thank Samantha L
Reviewed 17 July 2017

I had a beautiful experience at Valle Escondido. The experience has been well-thought out and intentional, with careful attention to details. From the paths to the rooms to the restaurant and cafe, I enjoyed all of it. We especially enjoyed the permaculture tour, which was...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We have been staying in the Monteverde Inn and this is part of it. We went for a stroll and discovered hammocks and the best views of Monteverde yet. Worth the trip.

Thank HarrietBP
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We stumbled upon this small piece of heaven and were so lucky to meet the guy who runs the place. He showed us around, taught us about the native wildlife, and was super cool and knowledgeable. Definitely worth stopping by. Super affordable and you see...More

Thank Jahan M
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Jonah has created an absolute gem in Monteverde. My whole family found this place to be a highlight of our entire 10-day trip. We visited the preserve during the day and ate at the restaurant. We did not do the night tour or stay at...More

1  Thank BayAreaTraveler68
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Although we did not stay at the lodge (unfortunately), we visited for both the unguided day walk as well as the night walk. The trails are the best we experienced in more than six days, well maintained, clearly marked, and taking us to many scenic...More

2  Thank vaoseditor
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

I stayed here recently in a trip through Costa Rica. The rooms were clean and the setting is spectacular. As guests, it is free to wander through the trails but you must be out by 4 or 430 pm (I can't remember exactly which) or...More

Thank nomolosvan
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

The guide Joshua was not enthusiastic and shows us bird who are sitting every night at the same place. We saw raccoons and he told us six times that he hates this animals. It was like to do the minimum till the two hours are...More

1  Thank mika4567
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

It has been so nice to spend some of each day walking through the forest trails and enjoying the grand views all the way to Puntarenas on the coast. Our first room. #18 was in the woods, spacious and cool. To stay over we had...More

Thank JoeGoldston
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