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Monteverde Orchid Garden

Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Wonderful Orchid Garden

Specializing in the small and miniature orchids that are found in the area, the garden has some 450... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
errol1234
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Toronto, Canada
Beautiful!

What a find! Over 130 varieties of orchids, knowledgeable guide (English speaking) and reasonably... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cynthia T
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Lynchburg, Virginia
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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...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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| 50 metros sur del BNCR, Santa Elena 60109, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Specializing in the small and miniature orchids that are found in the area, the garden has some 450 species and a few hybrids mounted in trees and hanging in containers and on bark. As a grower of orchids as a hobby I found our guide...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank errol1234
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a find! Over 130 varieties of orchids, knowledgeable guide (English speaking) and reasonably priced. It was $12 per person for the guided tour and we were allowed to stay in the garden to spend more time photographing. Added bonus, our ticket gave a 10%...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Cynthia T
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is tucked away in a corner of the town, but contains a lot of orchids. However they are all of the miniature variety. Although you can walk through on your own, there are not any interpretive signs or markers so you really should do...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dselmal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting talk by enthusiastic guide. $12 entry. The orchids vary day by day but ghe tiniest ones need the supplied magnifyjng glass to appreciate. Once youve done tour, around 1 hour, you can wander around to take photos. Not a big plave but worth seeing

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jacqui3744
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You’re not going to see a lot of big showy colorful flowers on this guided walk but you will learn more about the diverse plants that help create the jungle around you. Our guide, Kristina (?), was very informative and enthusiastic about this little pocket...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KitsyFord
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend the guided tour (included in the entrance fee). A visit here isn’t too long (under an hour). This is a nice break if your walking in and around the Santa Elena town centre.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Frohbocop
Reviewed December 6, 2018 via mobile

Had a dinner and breakfast at this lovely cafe. Vegetarians won't be disappointed. Cafe Tipico is a must here

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Margaret C
Reviewed December 2, 2018

This is a small hidden garden, located behind the Orchid Cafe. They have hundreds of types of orchids and the area is just beautiful. You have to buy a ticket to enter the gardens but you will get a tour with the entry ticket. It...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MichaelDTraveller
Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

We visited here whilst staying in Monteverde We had seen a lot of orchids in the wild but felt we needed to know a little more about them The guide was very good and we felt we got to see a wide variety of orchids...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank docwright1
Reviewed November 26, 2018

Wonderful flora in Monteverde, high quality service. I love it is a pleasure to visit them and I recommend this fantastic place

Date of experience: November 2018
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Betsy S
January 14, 2019|
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Response from dselmal | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they are in bloom. However they are all of the miniature variety that grow from/off of other plants and trees. Do not expect to see the large ones that we are used to here in the USA (they do have a few in the... More
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ilikeorchids
July 19, 2015|
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Response from Alvaro S | Property representative |
Helllo ilikeorchids, To answer your questions, there is no specific time for orchids because year round we always have different species in bloom so at any time of the year you come, you will be able to see unique species... More
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