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Road to Chirripo National Park | Pérez Zeledón, San Isidro de El General, Costa Rica
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Roseville, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Truly an art filled treasure in the rainforest. Our minds, bodies and souls have been rejuvenated by our incredible Monte Azul experience. Creating and being surrounded by spectacular artwork from local and international artists fueled our creative spirits. The food was superb and each meal was presented like a fine piece of art. Almost 100 acres of rainforest to explore... More

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CarlosRojasMonteAzul, Owner at Monte Azul, responded to this review

Dear Savveytraveler, We are flattered by your words and it makes us really happy to know you were treated as part of the family; it was a pleasure sharing with you. We hope that the experience in Monte Azul last in your memories and keep them forever inspired. Think of Monte Azul as your home too, we hope to see... More

Saskatoon, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Reviews alone cannot do Monte Azul justice! I had been to Monte Azul once before for dinner a couple of years ago and was blown away by the beauty and uniqueness of this place, so when we got engaged last year I knew immediately where I wanted to have our small wedding ceremony. Monte Azul was gracious enough to host... More

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CarlosRojasMonteAzul, Owner at Monte Azul, responded to this review

Dear Erin and Scott, We at Monte Azul are very pleased that your wedding plans turned out as envisioned! It was quite an honor to host this special and important event on our property. You both looked radiant and happy, how could anything have possibly gone wrong :-) Your guests were delightful and we could not have asked for a... More

Istanbul, Turkey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

I spent three wonderful days hiking the grounds and painting on my porch while my husband climbed Cerro Chirripo. The accomidations and grounds are beautiful, the gardens are so well taken care of that just being there is a joy. The staff was amazing, food unbelievable. I felt very well taken care of and my privacy was very nicely respected.Trails... More

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CarlosRojasMonteAzul, Owner at Monte Azul, responded to this review

Dear Janet M, It was a pleasure to have you here while your husband conquered the mountain! I am very glad that you got enjoy a lighter version of what he was doing by walking our onsite trail system. I am especially happy that you were inspired by your experience here enough to work on some paintings on your terrace.... More

California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Monte Azul is incredibly unique. It started as a place for artists and the sense of design is evident everywhere. The individual villas are spacious and really comfortable (although the porches beg for a hammock...). The open air restaurant, with its stunning hand-painted blue glass bar was even better than we imagined - the food was the best of our... More

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CarlosRojasMonteAzul, Owner at Monte Azul, responded to this review

Dear Mathcalifornia, Thanks for the excellent recommendation! We are fortunate to be located at the interface between wilderness and civilization, and glad that you enjoyed the experience. Thank you for your comments regarding our food and the value found here at Monte Azul. Everyone’s hard work pays off with your satisfaction. Thanks again for finding our “tiny gem”! We appreciate... More

Ames, Iowa, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

My husband and I spent 7 days at Monte Azul and we loved every minute of it! Here are some highlights from Monte Azul: Service: The service was beyond anything I had ever experienced. They catered everything to you. Whenever you want your meals, that's when they have it ready! And when you return to your casita, everything will be... More

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CarlosRojasMonteAzul, Owner at Monte Azul, responded to this review

Dear Elizabeth W, We get many week-long honeymooners at Monte Azul, and each couple is as charming as the last. Of course, you and your husband were no exception! I am glad we lived up to your expectations, and even surpassed them on a couple of points if I recall our conversations correctly. Our team works hard to make it... More

Toronto
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

If you're a fan of hip retro furnishings, art and design (think Mad Men), you'll love Monte Azul. If you're a fan of fresh mountain air and great hiking… you've fond nirvana. The combination is intoxicating... and so are the cocktails at Blu Bar. We only spent two nights at MA but the experience and staff attention was impeccable. Food... More

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CarlosRojasMonteAzul, Owner at Monte Azul, responded to this review

Dear RNRToronto, An intoxicating, hip and stylish, nature lover's Nirvana... well, who could ask for a better review?Thank you! It would be a delight to have you visit again! hope it will be sooner than later. Carlos More

San Francisco, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

My girlfriend and I spent 3 days and nights at Monte Azul and in a word, the experience was "magical." A close friend had visited Monte Azul on many occasions so I had heard about the exceptional service, delicious food, and tranquil beauty of Monte Azul, but was still blown away by my experience. Monte Azul is cozy with only... More

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CarlosRojasMonteAzul, Owner at Monte Azul, responded to this review

Dear IsraSF, What a wonderful review, especially knowing what a world-traveler you are. Thank you very much! I am glad that you enjoyed the nature, the facilities, the service and the food. We appreciated your positive attitude and being of service was indeed a pleasure. We hope to see you both again! Best wishes, Carlos More

Rogue River, Oregon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

I would venture to say that Monte Azul is probably a one-of-a-kind place - and experience. From the five star service and food to the inspiring lines and furnishings of the casitas; the fabulous hikes on the property and nearby to the sustainable, humane approach they take to managing their goat herd; and of course, the art, wildlife, and peace... More

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CarlosRojasMonteAzul, Owner at Monte Azul, responded to this review

Dear GIanaclis, Thank you for your great review! We were happy to have you and your husband here. It was wonderful sharing stories of our shared interest in artisan and farmstead cheese. We hope to see you again in the not too distant future. Carlos More

State College
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

My wife and I stayed for two night this past August. We made something of a daring hike up and down Chirripo in a single day, and it would not have been possible without the help of the staff. They fed us an incredible dinner, helped us to the trail head before dawn (after giving us great coffee and sending... More

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Esteban Q, Manager at Monte Azul, responded to this review

Dear Joe J, We are very happy you had a nice experience at Monte Azul. We really like to be helpful and do everything we can for our guests giving them a personalized treatment. Thank you for let us be one of your favorite experiences. Hope to see you again at Monte Azul. Best, More

Auburn, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

I have recently returned from a stay at Monte Azul. I began to write a review, but had to stop as my words did not adequately reflect the experience of Monte Azul. The purpose of my visit was of exploration to write a proposal for participation in their Artist in Residency program. The experience completely changed my original thoughts. I... More

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Esteban Q, Manager at Monte Azul, responded to this review

Dear Meech M, Thank you so much for your kind words. It is very meaningful to us being and inspiration for your bodies of work. At Monte Azul we are very happy we had the chance to meet and have such a special person as you as our guest. Your review is very important to us, it shows our efforts... More

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Address: Road to Chirripo National Park | Pérez Zeledón, San Isidro de El General, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of San Jose > San Isidro de El General
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Monte Azul Hotel San Isidro De El General
Monte Azul Costa Rica/San Isidro De El General

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