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Monteverde Orchid Garden

| 50 metros sur del BNCR, Santa Elena 60109, Costa Rica
+506 2645 5308
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Small orchid garden for orchid lovers

This lovely little garden offers a reasonably priced short guided tour with a very knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Calgary, Canada
Small garden with many minature orchids

The English-speaking tour guide provided fascinating information about the life cycle of orchids... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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The Monteverde Orchid Garden is a place where you can enjoy beauty that is found in the marvelous world of orchids. Our garden has a large collection of orchids; we have more than 425 different species. You can find species that are endemic to Monteverde, and a collection of miniature orchids, including the smallest one in the world. We offer guided walks both in English and Spanish. We are in a great location in down town Santa Elena.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
| 50 metros sur del BNCR, Santa Elena 60109, Costa Rica
+506 2645 5308
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This lovely little garden offers a reasonably priced short guided tour with a very knowledgeable guide. It won't be of interest to everyone, but if you are an orchid enthusiast, or just have a few orchids, you will likely find it fascinating. I saw many...More

Thank 63Debbie63
Reviewed 1 week ago

The English-speaking tour guide provided fascinating information about the life cycle of orchids. We were provided with magnifying glasses to view the tiniest of orchids. A beautiful array of orchids are in the garden.

Thank Philasand
Reviewed 1 week ago

The young man who showed us around Had a great deal of knowledge about orchids . There are so many varieties here and some so small you need a magnifying glass to really see the flowers in their glory. Inspired me to try and set...More

Thank Wendy P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The young lad leading the tour is very educated and knows many fun facts. I'm not so interested in orchids, just curious but this tour sure was interesting after all!

Thank ShockedRuben
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were over the top Impressed with our guide at the Orchid Garden. He seemed to be less than 20, but had an unbelievable wealth of knowledge about orchids and many other plants in Costa Rica and other parts of the world. He also spoke...More

Thank Jillian A
Reviewed 1 October 2017

This is not a large location - but it is packed with a wonderful variety of orchids - most of them local to Costa Rica. I should have taken "the tour" - but it was my last day - and I wanted to photograph with...More

Thank Vanlippe
Reviewed 26 August 2017

An interesting exercise in appreciating the smaller and less noticeable orchids in their natural habitats. Lots of information and Costa Rican vanilla pods available for sale.

Thank katalinzs
Reviewed 20 August 2017

The Monteverde Orchid Garden is small, but full of many varieties of orchids! I really didn't know anything about orchids except for what I had seen in stores and flower shops. But I now have a new appreciation for these plants and learned so much...More

Thank stephaniew1882017
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

A smart young man guided me through the garden. I was so surprised to learn of so many different orchids. Most are very small and so pretty unlike the huge smooth ones sold in USA.

Thank binkee_10
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

I absolutely loved this place. We saw many life orchids and also showed us what orchids to look for when hiking in the nature in Costa Rica. The guy who explained had huge knowledge and they offered us to go back with the same entrance...More

Thank Teodora_Ban
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19 July 2015|
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Response from Alvaro S | Property representative |
Helllo ilikeorchids, To answer your questions, there is no specific time for orchids because year round we always have different species in bloom so at any time of the year you come, you will be able to see unique species... More
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