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Valle Escondido Preserve

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Beautiful preserve (and you can stay there!)

I spent 4 nights at the Monteverde Inn at the Valle Escondido Preserve, and wish I had stayed a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ajo, Arizona
Beautiful trails and views

I really enjoyed walking the trails of the forest past the hotel. The walkways lead to gorgeous... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2018
Gwen B
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“night walk”(8 reviews)
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.
| 100 meters south of the Monteverde Butterfly Garden, 60109, Costa Rica
+506 2645 6601
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I spent 4 nights at the Monteverde Inn at the Valle Escondido Preserve, and wish I had stayed a week, it was so beautiful and relaxing. I hiked the trails of 3 other reserves before I started exploring the Valle Escondido trails, and wish I...More

Thank seacub
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed walking the trails of the forest past the hotel. The walkways lead to gorgeous views of the valley, a waterfall, and a hammock garden that is perfect for relaxing on a sunny day. The open area near reception has incredible views, all...More

Thank Gwen B
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

I loved my time in Monteverde and it was partly because I spent most of my days off at Valle Escondido. The place is beautiful and the people are very welcoming. I also ate frequently at the Cafe and it serves delicious pizza and the...More

Thank Rhys B
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Valle Escondido is perfect for a stay in Monteverde for individuals, couples, or families. The rooms are comfortable and clean and well priced. The best part of the place, though, is the trail network and the educational offerings such as night and garden tours. Unbeatable...More

Thank Sam K
Reviewed 20 August 2018

The Valle Escondido preserve that belongs to the Monteverdi Inn is magnificent, and the hammock garden is an excellent place to hang out when it is not raining. (The preserve can be visited on its own, you don’t need to be a hotel guest.) The...More

Thank atlantis012
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Great night walk experience! Happened to be staying here so it was easy, and Hector the tour guide was awesome (half the fun was him being so excited to find animals for us to see). Small tours (10 max) help make the experience intimate and...More

2  Thank Katie M
Reviewed 6 August 2018

The trails are very well done and the design inside the forest its very friendly with nature bringing you to a great views of the canyons and rivers.

Thank Virgilio B
Reviewed 26 July 2018

I really thought this was an amazing place. I felt like I was really in the wild, like an explorer back in the day.

Thank Mary F
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

We went in the morning, the staff was really helpful. They have well mapped trails and they provide information on current wildlife sittings before you go out. Overall a really great experience!

Thank GnarlyWilbur
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Aside from seeing an array of interesting animals (grey foxes, coatis, tarantulas, a scorpion, leaf-cutter ants, stick insects etc.) this tour forced us to switch on our senses and be present in the forest, seeing, hearing and otherwise sensing the wild world around us. We...More

Thank Melanie M
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Lauren A
17 May 2018|
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Hola! yes, with the same ticket you can come back in the same day
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