Region: Turrialba Region

Pacuare Lodge

Set within a 25,000- acre area of pristine rainforest and river valley near Turrialba

Dantica Lodge

The most comfortable option in this area, with its own private cloud forest reserve.


Reached from San Jose via the historic Orosi Valley, Turrialba contains many top attractions: the CATIE tropical plant research station, the eponymous volcano, the white-water Pacuare River and the Guayabo National Monument, the most important pre-Columbian archaeological site in Costa Rica. The most easterly of the country’s volcanos, Turrialba offers forested slopes inhabited by quetzals, … Continued

Rancho Naturalista

Family owned and run by an American/Costa Rican couple, the simple yet comfortable lodge is a firm favourite amongst serious birders who come to spot target species.