This is the ecolodge associated with the University of Georgia tropical research station. The location is wonderful - right at the head of the San Luis valley, on the edge of the cloud forest. You can get to the heart of Monteverde itself in about 25 minutes.
There are good activities, like birding, night hikes, milking local cows. They are all led by student naturalists. The activities are mostly free, but be advised that you take potluck on which student naturalist you draw. Some are great, but some are less knowledgeable about the local environment or are less interested in this part of their job.
The lodging is simple and clean and built for visiting academics. The same can be said for the communal meals - nothing memorable, but plenty of good local fare.
You should also know that it is likely that you will be sharing the facilities with visiting academic groups, which was a plus for us, but might feel crowded for others.
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