Monteverde Orchid Garden, Santa Elena

4.4
#7 of 20 in Parks in Monteverde
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. Arrange your visit to Monteverde Orchid Garden and discover more family-friendly attractions in Monteverde using our Monteverde trip itinerary planner.
Create an itinerary including Monteverde Orchid Garden

(Monteverde is the nearest city to Monteverde Orchid Garden)

map
Monteverde Orchid Garden Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.0
445 reviews
Google
4.5
TripAdvisor
  • The young man who showed us around Had a great deal of knowledge about orchids . There are so many varieties here and some so small you need a magnifying glass to really see the flowers in their glory...  more »
  • The young lad leading the tour is very educated and knows many fun facts. I'm not so interested in orchids, just curious but this tour sure was interesting after all!  more »
  • We were over the top Impressed with our guide at the Orchid Garden. He seemed to be less than 20, but had an unbelievable wealth of knowledge about orchids and many other plants in Costa Rica and othe...  more »
Google
  • The staff here was so nice and passionate botanists. The variety of orchids was the largest collection I've seen, my family and I learned a lot and enjoy it very much.
  • Looks nice but it's so expensive... In my opinion it's overpriced but that's for many tourist Tours in Costa Rica...
  • 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
  • Excellent place! Super informative tour (about an hour). We learned a lot and enjoyed the time there. Highly recommend.

Plan your trip to Monteverde

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Monteverde

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Plans in Monteverde by other users

16 days in Costa Rica BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM February, culture, outdoors, wildlife, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 16 days in Costa Rica BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Costa Rica BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL December, outdoors, beaches, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, outdoors, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 30 days in Costa Rica BY A USER FROM ECUADOR March, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 19 days in Costa Rica BY A USER FROM BELGIUM November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 58 days in Costa Rica BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in Costa Rica BY A USER FROM U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 17 days in Costa Rica SEE PLAN August, outdoors, romantic, beaches, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 16 days in Costa Rica SEE PLAN August, outdoors, romantic, beaches, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 17 days in Costa Rica SEE PLAN August, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 17 days in Costa Rica BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: December, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 6 days in Costa Rica BY A USER FROM MEXICO January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans