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Monteverde Orchid Garden

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Address: 50 mts sur-este de Banco Nacional, Santa Elena 60109, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506-2645-5308
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Description: The Monteverde Orchid Garden is a place where you can enjoy beauty that is...
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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This tour is very interesting. We saw many different orchids, one of them only blooms 1 day per year, so I guess we were lucky. The guide is very interesting and gives you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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English first
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

This tour is very interesting. We saw many different orchids, one of them only blooms 1 day per year, so I guess we were lucky. The guide is very interesting and gives you time to appreciate, take pictures and at the end you can walk around by yourself. Thank you again Luis Antonio :)

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Canas, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Tour guide seemed in a hurry to finish the tour, we would have been upset with the experience, but for they let us explore and stay as long as we wanted (after the tour). We found a ton of (small) orchids that were flowering that the tour guide missed.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

This garden was so, so beautiful and I am so glad I went. Alvaro was my guide and I learned so much from him. This is a garden to truly take your time in, in order to appreciate everything. There are orchids that require a magnifying glass (provided) so that you can truly see them well! It was one of... More 

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Scarsdale, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This small orchid garden was full of many varieties of orchids--our tourguide was informative and enthusiastic.

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Daintree Region, Australia
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

This is a peaceful little garden. The tour was great with loads of information about orchids. This is a nice way to do something relaxing and not expensive.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

We stopped by one morning and were surprised to see this place serving such delicious breakfast. The juices were fresh and coffee was amazing. Overall a nice place if you are looking for a delicious breakfast.

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Lovely and really quiet. Great tour and a great place to relax, with loads of information about the orchids, all which can be found in Monteverde cloud forest.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

This was an amazing garden - could have stayed much longer, but our guide was a volunteer young man who was very pleasant and somewhat inexperienced. It was affordable (this was one of the least expensive things we did) but would have been even better with someone who really knew orchids.

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Oakville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Really knowledgable guides walk you through the garden, i learned a lot and didnt even know there was that much to know! the garden it small but has a lot to offer!

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Johns Creek, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

This is a small place but with it if you love nature and have the time. I learned more about orchids than I ever imagined I could. Guide was very knowledgable.

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