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Ecolodge San Luis

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Los Altos, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just a shout out that this is a great place to experience Costa Rica. It would make for a great school trip! We went as 3 families of 4 with elementary age kids and all had a nice time. We enjoyed guided night walks with educational specialists, attended a class on bugs which gave us (or our kids rather) a... More 

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Charleston, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

The room was Clean and had a small Kitchen which had wonderful coffee. The beds were not the best comfort wise, but were clean. There was a small hike on the premises and the grounds were beautiful. The Staff were very helpful and spoke english very well. They had a Hydroponic Garden that they allowed you to eat from during... More 

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

We (myself, wife and kids of 6 and 9) went into this not knowing what to expect. We were blown away by the experience. The campus itself is a great location, with just about a perfect balance between comfort and integration into the amazing landscape around it. The logistics are excellent. The trails and local activities are plentiful. But what... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

Staying at Ecolodge San Luis/University of Georgia is a unique experience that we highly recommend for anyone. It is great value for the money as all meals and onsite activities are included. After arriving, we had an orientation with a staff member to find out our interests. The staff then set up a night hike, an early morning cow milking... More 

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

We just enjoyed the most wonderful week! Two adults and our adult son on leave from a project in Nicaragua found the perfect mix of hiking, learning and just hanging out with staff and other guests. Staff is comprised of full time, enthusiastic, extraordinarily well trained young people who volunteer their time for 6-month internships and go out of their... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

This is a beautiful and quiet setting, very near the Monteverde Cloud Forest, where our family – two adults and two adult daughters - had a wonderful time. The staff at this UGA field station helped us choose an itinerary of local activities that suited our interests. These included a tour of the Cloud Forest, hiking and zip-lining, a tour... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

I visited San Luis Ecolodge with my family in December 2015. We stayed for one week in one of the cabinas and really enjoyed our time there. We were focused on bird watching, and were able to see dozens of species just around the Ecolodge itself, and many more in the nearby Monteverde reserve. There were wonderful short talks on... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

UGA Ecolodge is an university-affiliated ecology/environmental studies program which also lodges vacationers along with students in a rustic but beautiful area in the Monteverde Reserve area. UGA provides classes in various areas such as organic farming, bird watching, cooking and other activities which you can participate in during your stay. If you are looking for an interesting way to spend... More 

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Roswell, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

What a wonderful place. We stumbled upon the EcoLodge (University of Georgia campus) much by accident after mentioning to our son who works at UGA that we were planning to travel to Costa Rica. He told us that we should consider visiting the EcoLodge during our trip and boy was that a great recommendation!! Not only did we test the... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

Upon arrival our party of 4 adults from Canada we were met with hospitality that proved to be the constant norm. All options for involvement in activities (included in accommodation fee) were discussed and a personalized schedule was developed specifically for our group. We chose bird watching, tour of the organic farm, tour of the medicinal plant gardens, milking of... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
For a culturally authentic educational experience, make the Ecolodge San Luis at the University of Georgia's Costa Rica Campus your base for exploring the Monteverde Cloud Forest!Guests at the Ecolodge San Luis enjoy a wide range of educational, nature-based, and cultural activities, both on our campus and in the local community. Ecolodge San Luis won an international Innovation in Sustainability award. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ecolodge San Luis

Address: San Luis de Monteverde, 700, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde
Price Range: $174 - $174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 36
Also Known As:
Ecolodge San Luis Hotel Monteverde
Ecolodge San Luis Costa Rica/Monteverde
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