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Mtrs Past the College Of Tronadora 300, Tilaran 50801 Costa Rica
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#1 of 9 B&Bs / Inns in Tilaran

Everyone needs a place to lay their weary head. For travellers visiting Tilaran, Monte Terras is an excellent choice for rest and rejuvenation. Well-known for its family-friendly environment and proximity to great restaurants, Monte Terras makes it easy to enjoy the best of Tilaran.

Rooms at Monte Terras provide a kitchenette, and guests can stay connected with free wifi.

You can also enjoy a lounge while staying at Monte Terras. Need a place to park? Free parking is available at Monte Terras.

Travellers looking for seafood restaurants can head to La Pradera Bar y Restaurante.

If you’re looking for things to do, you can check out Viento Fresco Waterfall, which is a popular waterfall amongst tourists.

Monte Terras is sure to make your visit to Tilaran one worth remembering.

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Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Breakfast in the room
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English, Spanish, Dutch
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r30cm wrote a review Dec 2019
9 contributions3 helpful votes
My husband and I stayed here as a stop over on the way from La Fortuna to Monteverde. Even before we arrived Kees was wonderfully helpful. We asked about activities locally on the lake and told him we would like to go kayaking and he immediately advised we could hire from him and that he would drive us to the lake and back with the kayaks. This was perfect! He took us to a great secluded spot where we happily spent 2 hours out of the wind on the lake (it is quite windy here in December) until Kees came to collect us. The cabin itself was very clean, comfortable and well equipped (even with second bedroom with 2 further single beds). The main bed was big and comfortable (we had the blue cabin). There’s a lovely area to sit outside the cabin too. We had dinner at a lovely local pizzeria “Gutierrez Family Pizzeria Express” in Tronadora recommended by Kees and the food was excellent. I must say that the main event not to be missed at Monte Terras is breakfast! You can add this as extra and I would say do it without a doubt. I think this was probably the best breakfast we had during our whole 2 week trip in Costa Rica. I had the pancakes and my husband had the classic Costa Rican breakfast, both of us ordered the smoothies. You give your order the night before and the time you would like it and it is delivered fresh to your cabin! We had a wonderful (if very short) stay and would highly recommend Monte Terras and Kees as a wonderful host.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Rick Tripp wrote a review Jan 2019
Lansdale, Pennsylvania5 contributions1 helpful vote
We spent 2 weeks at Monte Terras. Every morning began with a custom made breakfast delivered to our room by Cees. You could order your breakfast the night before, and even specify what time you would like to have it delivered. The view of the lake and the volcano was as nice as any view we had during our month in Costa Rica! Cees has a considerable knowledge of the country, and gave us great advice. While on the property we could watch a sloth climbing in the trees! While on walks we saw many toucan and monkeys. We can't say enough good things about our stay at Monte Terras!
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Date of stay: January 2019
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Tommy D wrote a review Jan 2019
4 contributions
Cosy and clean apartments. Great view over the lake and a good plage to relax. Friendly and helpful host, flying dutchman Kees, who makes nice breakfast. Love the dogs, monkeys, moths, filled fridge. Ask Kees for activities if needed.
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Date of stay: December 2018
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Trip type: Travelled with family
PoasLodge wrote a review Aug 2018
cape town30 contributions10 helpful votes
We will be coming back to Monte Terras every time we are in the area. Our group was warmly welcomed by the owner, Kees! He invited us in for a beer in their beautifully built common area overlooking the lake and their pool. The rooms were large and pretty! We all slept very well. In the morning, Kees prepared an AMAZING home made breakfast for all 4 of us. I just cannot say enough nice things about this place. Thank you again for your hospitality, Kees. We will see you again soon. -Leah, Matt, Thor and friends
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Date of stay: August 2018Trip type: Travelled with friends
Nina961 wrote a review Aug 2018
Los Altos, California170 contributions85 helpful votes
I have traveled to many tropical islands but Costa Rica and the area around Tilaran and Arvenal are just shockingly beautiful. Monte Terras is an excellent based from which to see it from. The whole area is a little remote so be prepared for some rough roads and a bit of a drive but it's worth it. For the property itself the cabins are way nicer than any cabin I have stayed at. So think of it as between a cabin and a hotel room. It is very clear that the owner has put thought and consideration into designing the cabins. He's quite tall (Dutch) and the beds are long enough and the ceilings are very nice and high. It feels quite spacious and open. Lovely sitting area in front of the cabin. Nice woodwork throughout. The owner is quite hospitable and helpful about local traveling tips. I went during the rainy season so hardly anyone was there but in the high season I'm sure he has all his cabins booked and the beautiful restaurant open. There is an optional $5/pp breakfast which includes delicious pancakes. Coffee was excellent as well. We had a unit with a small kitchen and were able to cook dinner. It's small but contains a good set of dishes and pots. Adequate to do some simple cooking. Really appreciated the fridge. There is a hot plate but there was no microwave. The grounds are very well kept. But the cabins have a few issues that keep this from being an completely excellent property. They are minor but for some people they maybe issues so I'll list them here: 1) There isn't enough light in the cabin. During the day I had all the light on and it was challenging to read. In the evening ( at 6:00 is is dark!) I was trying to cook and the kitchen area doesn't have enough light to see what you are cutting. Same with the bathroom. There are low watt LED lights that could improve the experience and take the same energy. 2) The bathroom shower has great hot water but the shower head creates diffuse mist instead of stream so it is very hard to get soap off or wash hair. I'm used to low water flow shower heads but this one just makes a mist and there is no adjustment. A second problem is that the shower area does not have a curtain which means that there is water ask over the bathroom which is messy and slippery. I would install a simple curtain to keep the water in the shower bay. This property is nearly excellent and these few tweaks would get it there in my mind. I would stay there again in any case just the way it is now and I recommend it highly as a base from which to tour an most amazing area.
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Date of stay: August 2018
Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: All rooms have the same location. We enjoyed the family suite with a bit more space.
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US$64 - US$75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Costa RicaProvince of GuanacasteTilaran
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Frequently Asked Questions about Monte Terras
Which popular attractions are close to Monte Terras?
Nearby attractions include Leona's Art Studio (4.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Monte Terras?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Monte Terras?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Monte Terras?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Monte Terras?
Conveniently located restaurants include Los Platillos Voladores, Restaurante Caballo Negro, and Gingerbread Restaurant.
Does Monte Terras have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Monte Terras offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are pets allowed at Monte Terras?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Monte Terras?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, and Dutch.
Is Monte Terras accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.