Cloud Forest

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Cloud Forest

Site Founded:



Monteverde Cloud Forest


Tropical cloud forest (5,000-ft. above sea level): average daily temperature of 75F

The first specialized language immersion institute in Monteverde

Local color
  • True nature connections at every turn
  • Engaging community
  • Breathtaking mountain views and fantastic sunsets
  • Perfect ambience for nature enthusiasts
  • Art galleries, eclectic eateries, and quaint coffee shops
Added bonuses
  • Accessible to San Jose International Airport (SJO)
  • Country's crown jewel -- 50% of all of Costa Rica’s flora & fauna found in and near the Monteverde cloud forest (imagine having the chance to see a Resplendent Quetzal, a 3 Toed Sloth, Kinkajou or Three-Wattled Bell Bird)
  • Unique opportunities for ecotourism
  • Top destination for adventure travel
  • Model for environmental and community activism
  • Relaxed life rhythm surrounded by lush vegetation
  • Ideal for families
Local tours: fun, nature, and culture

Week day 

  • Variety of cloud forest canopy ziplines 
  • Bird watching 
  • Cultural tours: sugar cane, cacao and coffee 
  • Horseback riding 
  • Waterfall trails 
  • Cloud forest hikes 
  • Butterfly garden 
  • Bungee jumping 
Weekend Tours


  • Rincon de la Vieja Volcano National Park 
  • Guanacaste Beaches 
  • Manuel Antonio National Park on the Pacific Coast 
  • Arenal Volcano 

Perfect Locations


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