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We only stayed 20 hours here, and wish we'd stayed longer. La Selva is a scientific research station with many active researchers from around the world. They also offer simple accommodations and meals to tourists to help support their science mission. As a tourist, my...More
I took a tour at La Selva. The tour guide was amazing and knowledgeable. We got to see so many birds and animals in a relatively compact area. I would highly recommend it. There were howler monkeys everywhere and so many birds.
We stayed 1 night at the La Selva Biological Station in the Zompopa building. The room had 1 twin bed and a bunk bed, was very clean, spartan, and had a nice balcony that looked out onto the forest. There was a clean bathroom equipped...More
La Selva is a great national park with incredibly well informed and friendly guides. We had Jaha who honestly had an encyclopaedic level of knowledge about the park and the different fauna and flora in the area. She was amazing at spitting every kind of...More
Date of stay: December 2018
Response from AixiaR, Director Comercial at La Selva Biological StationResponded 3 weeks ago
Thank you so much for your support, you really understood our vision and mission to save the tropics.
As you said, we have the best guides ever and they are great people with amazing attitude every single day.
Hope to see you in...More
It is a little bit out of reach, but it is so helpful to walk around with a guide, it is another world with new sounds, and
most of the birds i would not encountered, and they know a lot about the area. It was...More
Date of stay: March 2018
Response from AixiaR, Director Comercial at La Selva Biological StationResponded November 27, 2018
Thank you for sharing!
We are so grateful for your support to keep working saving the tropics.
Hope to see you again, Pura Vida!
I stayed at La Selva a few years ago, and it is just off a main highway. You do not need 4WD to get there. I highly recommend La Selva if you want to truly see the wildlife of Costa Rica. If you want a more upscale... More
I stayed at La Selva a few years ago, and it is just off a main highway. You do not need 4WD to get there. I highly recommend La Selva if you want to truly see the wildlife of Costa Rica. If you want a more upscale, resort-type experience where your primary goal is not the wildlife, you might look to stay elsewhere, such as La Selva Verde.