Trogon Lodge – Overlooking the Cloud Forest
Located in San Gerardo de Dota, the Trogon Lodge is less than two hours from San Jose. Situated in the mountains on a family farm. This fabulous lodge is on a property with a crystal clear river running through it. The lodge offers charming guest accommodations that each have private baths, heating, and hot water. For very reasonable prices you can find appetizing home-cooked meals at a family-style restaurant. Overlooking the cloud forest and boulder-strewn river. The Trogon Lodge is a relaxing hideaway. The wood cabins are surrounded by amazing lush tropical gardens. Bursting with color and fragrance with roses, calla lilies, and geraniums.
Fantastic River View
Each cabin at Trogon Lodge features two rooms with large windows, queen-size beds, and baths with hot showers and large rain shower heads. Gas heaters and extra blankets protect you from the cold mountain nights. Cabins have shared verandas allowing you to share your adventures tales with other guests or family. A secluded honeymoon cabin perched on its own in an exclusive spot overlooking the property also, with a king-size bed, a whirlpool tub with fantastic panoramic views. Delicious meals served in a lively restaurant with rustic tree-trunk tables. There are a comfortable bar and a dining terrace with spectacular river views. Trogon Lodge is a nature paradise in a wonderful atmosphere all year round!
The Place in Costa Rica to See the Mythical Quetzal
Favorite activities include Quetzal-spotting, horseback riding, hiking to hidden waterfalls. Too, touring the rain forest canopy to name just a few. There are so many fun ways to explore the nature’s bounty here! If you want to relax try a luxurious massage at our spa. This is the place to be, to see the elusive and storied Quetzal – the mythical bird of the Mayans!
Immense Variety of Flora and Fauna
Spanning over 200,000 acres, the Rio Macho Forest Reserve’s Costa Rica’s largest protected area. And the Talamanca Mountain Range is Costa Rica’s oldest geological formation. Some of the native plant species consist of the Ciprecillo, mountain needle, and blueberry. Home to an abundant variety of plants and wildlife, you will see bromeliads, mosses, lichens, ferns, and a myriad of orchids and other colorful flowers like Gesneriads. Besides the mythical Quetzal, you also find Trogons, Cerise Throated Hummingbirds, Silky Flycatchers, Coppery-Headed Emerald Hummingbirds, and the Peg-Billed Finch, all endemic and only discovered in this part of the world. All in all, a vacation to the Trogon Lodge is a perfect place. Let us help you to plan it!