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Arenal, Monteverde, and the Northern Lowlands Hotels

Villa Blanca

  • 20 km (12 miles) north of San Ramón on road to La Fortuna Map It
  • San Ramón

Pros

  • Attentive service
  • Many activities
  • Secluded location
  • Eco-friendly

Cons

  • Far from sights
  • Need a car to stay here

Updated 04/09/2014

Fodor's Review

Lovely casitas, each a replica of a traditional adobe farmhouse, are on a working dairy and coffee farm once owned by former Costa Rican president Rodrigo Carazo and set in the middle of the Los Angeles cloud forest. The main farmhouse contains the reception desk, bar, and restaurant; casitas with whitewashed walls, tile floors, cane ceilings, and fireplaces are on a hill below, facing the forest from private terraces. Resident guides lead nature walks through the adjacent cloud-forest reserve, which is excellent bird-watching territory. Horses are available for exploring the rest of the farm. These folks have made "sustainability" their watchword: production of organic food, an extensive recycling program, and use of biodegradable materials whenever possible are all part of the operations here.

Hotel Information

Address:

20 km (12 miles) north of San Ramón on road to La Fortuna, San Ramón, 20208, Costa Rica

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Phone:

/2461–0300; 877-256–8399-in North America; /2461–0302

Hotel Details:

  • 35 casitas
  • Rate includes Breakfast

Updated 04/09/2014

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