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Ecolodge San Luis

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Tacoma, Washington
Reviewed 26 January 2016

We stayed in the dorms for about a week which was a lot of fun. But what was even more interesting was the ecotourism aspect of the place. Everything we did was part of a closed loop system that eventually benefitted our stay even further. Solar panels, biodigesters, and a farm all contributed to an enjoyable and sustainable stay here.

Thank Cailin_Land
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 23 January 2016

We loved the whole experience. After teaching Ecology for 46 years I really appreciate the quality of instruction of the interns.Visiting the research station gives me so much hope for the planet.The facilities were comfortable and the food was very good. We will return and plan more time here. It does take a 4-wheel drive to get to the location.

Thank Betty T
Reviewed 18 January 2016

We stayed there during Christmas week to New Year's, and were enthralled by the beauty of the setting and the energy, hospitality, and warmth of all of the staff. I highly recommend taking advantage of the on-site lectures and tours by the resident naturalists, and also taking their recommendations as to what day trips you may want to take. They...

Thank Margot G
San Diego, California
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

My friend and I are long-time travel industry professionals, so you can imagine how meticulously we planned our most recent trip to the Monteverde area of Costa Rica. We both enjoy accommodation that is a bit out of the ordinary when we travel - convents, yurts, tree houses, etc., so we were looking to stay somewhere unique in the rainforest....

Thank JWayLovesSD
Toledo, Ohio
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Our visit to San Luis was the highlight of our trip to Costa Rica; in fact, I think it is my favorite place my husband and I have stayed on four continents over the last 15 years of adventuring together. We stayed in the cabinas with our three-year-old daughter and our five-month-old baby. From the moment we arrived from the...

Thank hondoandres
Athens, Georgia
Reviewed 3 January 2016

We had a wonderful experience at UGA Costa Rica and would absolutely recommend this location to anyone who is interested in a beautiful and informative tropical getaway full of discovery and adventure. We give UGA Costa Rica an A+.

Thank Trey A
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 December 2015

I would unreservedly recommend a stay at the UGA research station at San Luis. The location is stunning, the enthusiasm to sustain the amazing bioidiversity of the cloud forest and the different habitats of Costa Rica is infectious. The Research director in particular is passionate about the work of the centre and the importance of maintaining and the further developing...

Thank corinna563
Quebec City, Canada
Reviewed 18 December 2015

I stayed at UGA campus with my daughter (12 ) and we both loved it. Hanging in the mountains, you can really discover the forest and its inhabitants! Everyone is relax, friendly, and ready to bring you the best experience. Have typical food lunch with the students, have dinner with a family, play soccer with them, discover Brad's moth walls,...

Thank MClaudeArianne
London, Canada
Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

We booked Cabina 1 for two weeks and were amazed by everything and everyone! Every day was amazing. We will be back. UGA is an experience not to be missed. The staff, volunteers, naturalists and even the founders themselves were outstanding!!! We will be back and would happily spend a month here in this beautiful special place if we could!...

Thank Lindasogreat
New York City, New York
Reviewed 13 December 2015

We stayed at the UGACR Ecolodge in San Luis for three nights in July. San Luis is about 20-25 minutes outside Monteverde. We had a rental car but if you're taking the bus to Monteverde/Santa Elena, we're told that it's about a $15 cab ride. The vistas on the drive between Monteverde and San Luis are spectacular. This part of...

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For a culturally authentic educational experience, make the Ecolodge San Luis at the University of Georgia's Costa Rica Campus your base for exploring the Monteverde Cloud Forest!Guests at the Ecolodge San Luis enjoy a wide range of educational, nature-based, and cultural activities, both on our campus and in the local community. Ecolodge San Luis won an international Innovation in Sustainability award. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ecolodge San Luis

Address: San Luis de Monteverde, 700, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Monteverde
Price Range: ₹ 6,433 - ₹ 10,292 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 36
Also Known As:
Ecolodge San Luis Hotel Monteverde
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“the cabinas are ensuite and have great views; there are other facilities on campus”
janetperlman, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We were there in green season so the rooms on either side of us were empty. Ask to be away from other guests if possible.”
968fs, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The Cabinas had an excellent view across to the sea and had a lovely hammock in the communal space.”
urbansloth, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Cabinas are large enough for families.”
DanasTrip, 10 Mar 2016 | Read review
“No Wifi in the room, but excellent bandwidth at the main building and dining hall. You never felt unconnected.”
michaelmL5227FL, 9 Mar 2016 | Read review
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