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Arenal, Monteverde, and the Northern Lowlands Hotels

El Sol

  • Hwy. 606, 5 km (3 miles) southwest of Santa Elena in La Lindora Map It
  • Monteverde


  • Great views
  • Whimsically decorated cabins
  • Lovely hosts


  • Need a car to get here
  • Far from sights
  • Wi-Fi in common areas only
  • Breakfast costs extra

Fodor's Review

A charming German–Spanish family tends to guests at this quintessential get-away-from-it-all place just 10 minutes down the mountain from—and a noticeable few degrees warmer than—Santa Elena. Two fully furnished ojoche-wood cabins with kitchens, skylights, and patios with hammocks are perched on the mountainside of this nearly 30-acre farm. The smaller cabin sleeps two, while the three-story larger cabin sleeps four. Every vantage point in the cabins—the living area, the bed, the desk, the shower, and even the toilet—has stupendous views. The property has horseback riding, a stone-wall pool, and a Finnish sauna. Optional meals are prepared by a neighboring Costa Rican family and can be taken in the main house or brought to your cabin. If arriving by car, there are no signs for the hotel so look for the yellow painted rocks and sun logo.

Hotel Information


Hwy. 606, 5 km (3 miles) southwest of Santa Elena in La Lindora, Monteverde, 60109, Costa Rica

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Hotel Details:

  • 3 cabins
  • Rate includes: No meals

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