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Is Monteverde a must see?

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Is Monteverde a must see?

We are spending 4 nights in Arenal (Lost Iguana) and would like to spend time in Montezuma. Should we spend a night or two in Monteverde in between?

San Jose, Costa Rica
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1. Re: Is Monteverde a must see?

If you have the time I would add Monteverde . Monteverde is a great cloud forest area very different from Arenal and Montezuma

Grecia, Costa Rica
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2. Re: Is Monteverde a must see?

It's a cool place to check out but not a must see IMO. I would rather spend that day in Montezuma myself. The area has an awesome view, always a bit damp in the clouds though. If you are into learning about the eco system of the cloud forests here then is worth it, if not, skip it.

Cheers

San Jose, Costa Rica
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3. Re: Is Monteverde a must see?

Good idea...from the high lands of Monteverde Tilaran Mountain system to Montezuma Pacific Dry Low lands...very different areas...

Lost Iguana is a great place...

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4. Re: Is Monteverde a must see?

If you're really into birding or want to see quetzals or the cloud forest then I'd go to Monteverde, but for me personally it's not a must see.

5. Re: Is Monteverde a must see?

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