Come to Ecolodge San Luis

Come to Ecolodge San Luis and discover tropical nature and Costa Rican rural culture in the company of our superb team of expert resident naturalists. All our guides are active researchers, eager to share their knowledge and enthusiasm. Immerse yourself in hands-on activities, learn about tropical ecology, and experience Costa Rican life first-hand. The wide range of activities includes:

  • Guided and solo walks on our extensive trail system
  • Lectures, seminars, and slide presentations
  • Tropical farm activities, gardening, milking
  • Hands-on laboratory and field activities
  • Reforestation projects
  • Spanish language workshops
  • World-class birdwatching with expert guides
  • Tours of the medicinal garden
  • Guided night hikes
  • Coffee tours, including coffee tasting
  • Cloud forest photography
  • Volunteer research participation
  • Cooking and dance workshops
  • Community service activities
  • Volleyball with staff and neighbors
  • Fiestas with the San Luis community

Some activities in the San Luis area have an extra fee:

  • Horseback riding
  • Treks to (and swimming under) the San Luis waterfall
  • Visits to neighboring farms
  • Homestays with local families

Day-trips to Monteverde / Santa Elena attractions by 4WD taxi or in your own car (some charge entrance fees):

  • Skywalk canopy bridges, Skytrek zipline
  • Santa Elena or Monteverde Reserves
  • Butterfly garden
  • Hummingbird gallery
  • Monteverde cheese factory
  • CASEM women’s crafts cooperative, and more

…Or relax with a book in a hammock, distracted only by the call of toucans…

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