Explore Monteverde

National Geographic has called the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve "The jewel in the crown of cloud forest reserves"
Newsweek has declared Monteverde "The World's #14 Place to Remember Before it Disappears"
On the way to being the first authentic, sustainable destination of Costa Rica

History

Monteverde history

There is much evidence of the presence of pre-Columbian native groups inhabiting Monteverde, but little is known about the culture or even identity of these native groups. To most Monteverde residents, the history of Monteverde starts with the arrival of Creole populations in the area in the first three decades of the twentieth century.  These first inhabitants […]

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Travel Tips

Driving safety

– While most non-Costa Rica driver’s licenses are acceptable, it’s best to bring an international driver’s license. – National law requires all vehicle occupants to wear seat belts. – To ensure your safety and that of others on the road, Monteverde strictly enforces its drunk driving law.

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