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Monteverde Cloud Forest Preserve Travel Guide

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Letters | July 2009

Maria Shollenbarger’s “Exploring France’s Basque Country” [May] is beautifully done—but I don’t love how it starts. She says that everyone in Carmel, California, is retired,...

The World's Most Pristine Forests

Looking for a deep-woods adventure?Get in touch with nature by trekking into the best-preserved forests on the globe.

Back to Nature in Costa Rica

Mother Nature is still in charge at three superb eco-resorts in rough and ready Costa Rica
HOTELS

Monteverde Lodge & Gardens

This rustic eco-lodge in the lush, misty Tilarán Mountains set the standard for environmentally sustainable properties here when it opened in 1990. It’s owned by Costa Rica Expeditions,... more ›


RESTAURANTS

Trio

Located next to a supermarket in the town of Santa Elena, this small eatery stands out with its sleek black-and-white décor and a contemporary menu that offers much more than the standard rice... more ›


ACTIVITIES

Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve

Nearly 5,000 feet above sea level—and reached via a four-hour, precipitous, unpaved drive from San José—this 25,700-acre, amazingly biodiverse preserve is the most popular tourist... more ›


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