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A gem hidden in the cloud forest!

A visit to Sarah's Gallery is an experience not to miss! To reach the gallery, you will walk... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2018
Houston, Texas
FASCINATING Off-the-Beaten-Path (Literally) Adventure!

Follow the intriguing signs and take a meandering hike up the mountain, through a magical... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2018
Michelle R
Durango, Colorado
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A 15 minute walk up from the Monteverde Cheese Factory, through a beautiful woodlands, takes you to the gallery of watercolor artist Sarah Dowell. Visiting her unique home, you'll see paintings which often depict local wildlife and jungle scenes...more
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Reviewed September 13, 2018

A visit to Sarah's Gallery is an experience not to miss! To reach the gallery, you will walk through trails of beautiful forest, hear bugs chirping and birds singing, and, if you're lucky, be greeted by a monkey or two. Once you arrive, you will...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 30, 2018

Follow the intriguing signs and take a meandering hike up the mountain, through a magical rainforest. Keep going. You WILL reach Sarah's home and gallery, perched in the trees at the end of the trail. A nature hike, a good workout and an outstanding adventure...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Michelle R
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I had planned a trip to Costa Rica. There were key places we wanted to see, but we made many unplanned stops to take in the real Costa Rica, not the tourist setups. After we had stopped to see the cheese factory...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I left the Monteverde Cheese Factory and followed the simple wooden signs to Sarah Dowell's home. The path winds up through the woods upwards on a hill. We were greeted at the door by Sarah who invited us in and guided us...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank katiedenb0
Reviewed September 5, 2017

Hidden in the forest near the Curi Cancha reserve is a sweet little spot where you can see paintings done by someone who clearly loves the wilderness of the cloud forest and is able to put her passion on paper (and sometimes her refreshing sense...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed March 25, 2017

My wife and I noticed a faded sign for Sarah's Gallery and decided to check it out. We parked the car nearby and set out on a leaf-strewn pathway that gradually petered out as we walked through the forest t. Just when we were about...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Mark O
Reviewed July 23, 2016

Walking through the cloud forest to Sarah's gallery was one of the highlights of my trip. Sarah herself is gracious and an extremely talented artist. I spent about an hour looking at her gallery; her paintings are incredible and merit a good, long look.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank bicycletravelers
Reviewed February 22, 2016

We came across the hand painted sign and had a lovely walk through the forest to find the gallery. Glad we persisted as it was really worth the effort. Sarah's paintings are very good watercolours and some quite thought provoking. Thanks for sharing your beautiful...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank thehenhouse
Reviewed January 30, 2016 via mobile

Sarah is very welcoming and her art is beautiful, it's a nice walk to the studio. My boyfriend and I went there after our stop at the cheese factory.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Amanda R
Reviewed November 13, 2015

We were walking along a forested trail when a high school gym teacher and his students, all jogging, suggested that we might like to visit Sarah Dowell's art gallery a kilometer or so farther along the trail. Meeting Sarah and her husband and viewing her...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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