Monteverde Orchid Garden, Santa Elena

(4.4/5 based on 400+ reviews on the web)
Pay a visit to Monteverde Orchid Garden to see the extensive collection of vibrant flowers. A gem of Monteverde, the family-run garden houses more than 400 species of these orchids, which thrive in Costa Rica's cloud forest ecosystem. Take a tour of the meticulously maintained garden, full of lush green trees, and with the help of the English-speaking guide, learn about the orchids, their varieties, and the efforts for their conservation. Using a magnifying glass, you'll be able to see even the tiniest blooms. To visit Monteverde Orchid Garden on your holiday in Monteverde, and find out what else Monteverde has to offer, use our Monteverde itinerary maker.
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  • I never knew that there were so many different species of orchids - and some of these are so minuscule that the magnifying glass really is necessary to see how perfect every little bloom is. A very we...  more »
  • For lovers of orchids, I recommend this visit. it cost $ 10 per person but it's great fun. We explain for 30 minutes the functioning of unr Orchid and after you (English or Spanish) are free to stroll in the Park. We see orchids of any type.
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  • My husband grows orchids under lights, but nothing like this. Very interesting to see so many native orchids, including some VERY small. Very knowledgeable, friendly guide.  more »
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  • Informative, fun way to spend an hour. Good guide. We enjoyed seeing all of the flowers, including all the incredible tiny orchids. The guides were good. Guided tour took about 45 mins. This was a really nice short activity that was perfect for what it was.
  • Informative tour, but a little underwhelming compared to some other things you could do in the area
  • Really unique, cool experience-very beautiful place with a wonderful guide.
  • Many orchids in bloom, even during off season. Staff had some knowledge.
  • Excellent place! Super informative tour (about an hour). We learned a lot and enjoyed the time there. Highly recommend.