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Monteverde Orchid Garden

| 50 metros sur del BNCR, Santa Elena 60109, Costa Rica
+506 2645 5308
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Sweet little orchids

Orchid garden seems quite small, but you can easily spent an hour or more there. You have a guiding... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Anddre_a
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Koper, Slovenia
Amazing spot!

Would highly recommend - this was a great little garden nestled in Santa Elena. The tour was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
DavyFisher
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London, United Kingdom
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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...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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| 50 metros sur del BNCR, Santa Elena 60109, Costa Rica
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+506 2645 5308
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Orchid garden seems quite small, but you can easily spent an hour or more there. You have a guiding tour as well, where a girl explains different species, names of orchids,.. Some orchids are really tiny - those are the one that grow in nature....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Would highly recommend - this was a great little garden nestled in Santa Elena. The tour was incredibly informative, and the guide was absolutely lovely!

Thank DavyFisher
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

We learned a lot during our tour: from the unexpected sizes of orchids, to their origins and commercial uses, and we even received tips on how to take care of our store-bought orchids.

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Reviewed 18 March 2018

I'm not a botanist or into plants...still this tour was amazing. Our small group consisted of a biology professor, two of his students, and my wife. Our tour guide introduced us to around 40 varieties of orchid, sharing the astounding diversity and extreme evolution of...More

Thank jamieatl
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

First of all I was surprised as an European most of the orchids are small. Guiding girl was very nice she knows nearly everything about the flowers. They have around Costa Rica about more than 400 type of orchids: including some of them very special...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

If you like orchids or are interested in learning about them then this is a place you need to stop at. Their collection of miniature orchids is fascinating. We went in February and there was so many things in bloom. If you are spending any...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

The place is small and have a bast variety of orchids, we had a awesome education about these gorgeous plants/flowers.

Thank egland s
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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

This garden is right in Santa Elena and well worth the guided tour. Standing at the entrance waiting for our guide, we took pictures of flowers on view. The guide appeared and then showed us what we'd missed - some of the world's smallest orchids,...More

Thank Ruth C
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

When we first wandered round the garden before our guided tour we thought 'where are all the orchids?'. And that's exactly why you need the tour which accompanies your ticket. They are often TINY. They are amazing flowers and come in so many shapes and...More

Thank Phoebe F
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

I had no idea there were so many tiny orchids. Very informative and the orchids are gorgeous, both big and small.

Thank cfflick67
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ilikeorchids
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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