This hotel was beautiful. There's wildlife all around you including hiking trails and a hanging bridge (which was beautiful around dawn one morning). The rooms are clean and large. There are nice overhead fans to keep you cool. The walkways are covered between areas of the hotel so you don't need an umbrella when it rains.
I ate at the restaurant two nights and the food was very good, so was the breakfast buffet. The staff was helpful to book tours and seemed to know a lot about the area.
Only complaint, unless you have the number of a taxi they will call their own car service which is a bit more pricey but this seems to be common practice around the country.
Overall, I would definitely recommend staying there.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Selva Verde is more than a lodge and more than a rainforest reserve. It is your gateway into a magical world of towering Almendro trees, Mantled Howler Monkeys, and Keel Billed Toucans. Immerse yourself in tropical nature as you hike through deep green forest or reflect quietly in a comfortable hammock. Discover something new as you encounter Selva Verde's amazing wildlife and vibrant people. Rekindle your sense of wonder and experience the out-of-the-ordinary. Experience Selva Verde! Located just 2 hours from San Jose, Selva Verde provides easy access to the wonders of the rainforest. For over 30 years, we have been a haven for nature enthusiasts from around the world. Our abundant biodiversity, comfortable rainforest lodge, and exciting activities are ideal for adventure seekers, bird and wildlife watchers, students, and families. Come explore Selva Verde's 500 acres of vibrant tropical nature in the heart of Costa Rica's Sarapiqui Canton. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Selva Verde Hotel Sarapiqui
- Selva Verde Lodge Costa Rica/Sarapiqui