Close-up of a wild bird on a tree near Jaguarundi Lodge

Discovering Monteverde

Explore one of the Natural Wonders of Costa Rica

Jaguarundi Lodge is the perfect base to explore the natural treasures of Monteverde and Santa Elena, Costa Rica. Simply step outside our lodge to experience the “Tico” mountain culture, walk charming town streets, and get to know how people in the area enjoy themselves. You can also arrange to participate in one of the many tours available in the area.

Bellbird on a tree at Selvatura Park near Jaguarundi Lodge

Biological Reserve of Santa Elena

Spanning over 765 hectares, this reserve is home to a remarkable array of plant and animal species, including the resplendent quetzal and the endangered three-wattled bellbird.

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Landscape view of Selvatura Park near Jaguarundi Lodge

Selvatura Park

This expansive eco-park is located in the heart of Monteverde Cloud Forest, offering visitors a unique opportunity to explore the biodiversity of the region.

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A photographer in Selvatura Park near Jaguarundi Lodge

Cerro Plano

Cerro Plano, nestled in the lush region of Monteverde, Costa Rica, offers visitors a captivating natural retreat.

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A monkey on the tree at Selvatura Park near Jaguarundi Lodge

Santa Elena

The nearby town of Santa Elena offers additional adventures.

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A walking path through jungle at Jaguarundi Lodge

Explore Nature

Monteverde is a haven for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers alike, offering an abundance of attractions and activities to explore. Begin your journey by exploring the iconic Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, where mist-shrouded trails lead you through a mystical world of diverse flora and fauna.

Low angle view of huge tree near Jaguarundi Lodge

Go on an Adventure

Embark on thrilling zip line adventures, soaring through the treetops and catching breathtaking views of the verdant landscape below. Take a scenic hike to the magnificent Arenal Volcano, witnessing its powerful eruptions, and enjoy nearby hot springs for a relaxing soak. Encounter fascinating wildlife at the Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve, home to elusive species such as the resplendent quetzal and howler monkeys. For a unique experience, visit a coffee plantation and delve into the art of coffee production, from harvesting the beans to savoring a freshly brewed cup.

Hallway with a balcony at Jaguarundi Lodge

Tour Monteverde

Explore the vibrant town of Monteverde, where charming shops offer handcrafted souvenirs and delicious local cuisine awaits at quaint cafes and restaurants.