Activities

The excursion will take you through six hanging bridges some up to 300 m, it is possible to see monkeys and Quetzales. The office is located 2 Km before the entrance of the Santa Elena reserve, where you can organize a combined tour for a day.

Cloud Forest Biological Reserve 

From 660 meters to 1.860 above sea level, and some 172 Km from San José. The Monteverde Biological Cloud Forest Reserve forms part of the Arenal conservation area, which protects some 63.000 hectares of cloud forest, humid because of the Pacific and the Atlantic Slopes of the Tilarán Cordillera, including the Monteverde Reserve, the Western sector of Lake Arenal, the volcano of the same name and the Chato volcano.

How to arrive and leave

From the Interamerican via Santa Elena and Monteverde to the south, the first turnoff is the Rancho Grande, 18 Km to the northeast of the Puntarenas exit, the Rancho Grande bar is located here, and a signpost shows the way to go to get to Sardinal, Guácimal and Monteverde, both on the right hand northern side of the highway, where you will find the gas station.