MONTEVERDE BLOG

WHERE ARE THE HANGING BRIDGES IN MONTEVERDE?

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Hanging Bridge at Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve

If you are like me, you love nature and you enjoy hiking in the forest… And the idea of walking on hanging bridges above the canopy of the trees might have been the reason that inspired you to visit Monteverde in the first place. You might already be here in Monteverde or perhaps you’re just doing some research in anticipation to your trip to Costa Rica and you’re wondering where you should go see these famous suspension bridges in Monteverde…

The Difference Between Zip Lines and Canopy Tours in Monteverde

Difference Between Zip Lines and Canopy Tours

Difference Between Zip Lines and Canopy Tours

Costa Rica offers up a fine combination of friendly, safe adventure activities in beautiful surroundings. This is one of the main reasons why so many people love Costa Rica (especially the Monteverde area) and the most popular of those exciting activities include “ziplining” and “canopy” tours. But what exactly is the difference between those two activities anyways?

3 Easy Ways to Deal with Great-tailed Grackles in Costa Rica

The birdlife in Costa Rica is prolific. Of the 900 bird species that have been found within the borders of this beautiful country, many are hummingbirds with sparkling plumage, tanagers in shades of blue, red, and yellow, and toucans and other species with a flair for the exotic. However, we don’t always see the pretty…

What is a Quetzal and Where to See Quetzals in Monteverde?

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Resplendent Quetzal Spotted in Monteverde

A fantastic variety of birds occur in Costa Rica and with more than 900 species to choose from, it can be tough to pick the most spectacular bird of all. However, if we had to settle on one species, it would have to the Resplendent Quetzal.

Top 3 Frequently Asked Questions About Monteverde Costa Rica

Here it is some information I’ve compiled over the years from customers and friends who have reached out to me with questions prior to visiting our area. These are the top 3 most frequently asked questions about Monteverde, Costa Rica: Why is Monteverde called the Cloud Forest and why should I visit it? How many…

How COVID-19 is Affecting Tourism in Monteverde Costa Rica

COVID-19 has impacted Tourism in Costa Rica pretty drastically.  By this time, the vast majority of lodges, hotels, restaurants, parks and tour operators are closed. Some are going in debt, others have permanently shut down their operation.  Many industries have been affected by the virus, especially since the World Health Organization declared it a global…

10 Things You Must Bring to Monteverde

If you’re coming to visit our area, you will probably find the following list pretty helpful. Short, sweet and to the point. 1. Warm Clothing Temperatures are a lot cooler in Monteverde compared to the beach, especially at night when the high humidity makes it feel pretty cold. Hardly any hotel or lodge will have…