Region: Turrialba Region


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

Dantica Lodge

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

Pacuare Lodge

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

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.