Fodor's Expert Review Dantica Lodge and Gallery

Road to San Gerardo de Dota, 4 km (2 miles) west of Pan-American Hwy., San Gerardo, Cartago, Costa Rica Fodor's Choice

High style at high altitude, this avant-garde lodge clinging to the side of a mountain has unbeatable valley views, great bird-watching, luxury accommodations, a sophisticated restaurant, and the top ecological sustainability rating. All casitas and suites have living rooms with huge picture windows, private terraces, and ethanol-fueled fireplaces, as well as fluffy duvets for cold nights.

PROS

  • stylish casitas
  • gorgeous natural setting with miles of trails
  • excellent restaurant
  • whirlpool bathtubs
  • top-notch Latin American craft gallery

CONS

  • steep access along narrow trails to forest casitas
  • some casitas close to road
  • steep, narrow trails to forest casitas
  • high altitude

QUICK FACTS

B&B/Inn
Green, Romantic, Views
Sophisticated
Design
$$$

HOTEL INFO

Phones: -2740–1067

HOTEL DETAILS

12 rooms
Rate Includes: Free Breakfast

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