Staying at El Establo Mountain Hotel
While offering world-class services, the El Establo Mountain Hotel also carries a strong commitment to the environment. El Establo is located in Monteverde. Luxury, respect, and harmony are just a few of the qualities at our Estate. Along the spine of the Continental Divide, one can feel the gentle shift from one world to another. Let Monteverde’s Deluxe Premium Resort of El Establo Lodge restore your mind, body, and spirit.
Have you ever stayed on the Continental Divide? El Establo Lodge is sprawled across this sacred line. Featuring Tennis, soccer field, basketball courts, a full spa, two indoor pools and a gym to keep you fit and healthy. The horses are ready to ride, and the rainforest is willing to welcome you. The gardens surrounding the pool make you feel like you are in the middle of paradise. Conference/Business Center is available on the property as well. Whether business or pleasure, your time at Monteverde’s El Establo Mountain Hotel will be an unforgettable experience.
Enjoy many different Costa Rican and international dishes from Las Riendas restaurant. You can choose between a-la-carte alternatives or buffet style.
You’ll get a great view of El Establo from the balconies of Laggus. Laggus has a bar, lounge area, and a private meeting space and offers a fine dining experience.
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve
When you stay at El Establo you can’t miss the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. This misty forest is a great place for hiking, birding, ecological walks and adventure tours. In addition you can also taste freshly made chocolate and coffee on a Chocolate and Coffee Tour, see unique amphibians and reptiles at the Serpentarium and soar over the foggy canopy on a Superman zip line.
Although you can see many different animals in Monteverde, birds are one of the most popular animals to try and spot. Walk on the famous hanging bridges with your binoculars and a certified guide to see some of the 400 species of birds flying through the trees below. Look out for the Resplendent Quetzal!
Closest International Airport: Daniel Oduber International Airport (LIR)
Getting to El Establo is relatively easy. A more affordable option is to take a shared shuttle from Liberia or San Jose. Be aware that shared shuttles will mostly likely make stops along the way. For faster travel you can opt for a private shuttle. If you’re coming from San Jose, budget $200-400 for a private shuttle. For the fastest and most convenient option, you can also rent a car from the airport when you arrive. You will take the Interamerica Highway and drive through San Ramon towards Liberia to get to Monteverde.