Heliconia Hotel Costa Rica
Heliconia Hotel Costa Rica
Rooms and Rates
Notes about this Hotel:- Costa Rican tax of 13.00% is not included.
- Breakfast included.
The Heliconia Hotel is located in Monteverde, one of the most idyllic pastoral settings in Costa Rica. Heliconia Hotel in Monteverde makes for an excellent destination for tourists who love nature. Monteverde is both a community and a biological reserve. The Heliconia Hotel is located in Cerro Plano, a community located between the center of Monteverde and downtown Santa Elena. On the Monteverde side you’ll find the Monteverde Cloud Forest Preserve, a very popular destination where epiphytes, and moss grows on every available surface and where the Resplendent Quetzal makes its home. The Monteverde Reserve is advantageously situated on both the Pacific and Atlantic slopes thanks to the Continental Divide running right across the middle of the reserve, and has thousands of distinct species including 450 kinds of orchids and 425 bird species.
Aside from the Monteverde Cloud Forest preserve, there are serveral other places which merit attention while you're staying in the area. Explore sites such as the Children's Eternal rain forest, the first international children's rain forest in the world, the Monteverde Butterfly Garden, the Monteverde Cheese Factory, owned and run by Quakers, and the Hummingbird Gallery, a must for those with a penchant for these winged, colored jewels of the forest, to name a few. But you don’t have to leave the hotel to experience the cloud forest! From the balcony or porch of your room you can see the way mist envelops the trees and mountains, and in a few moments’ time a wispy blanket of clouds will have surrounded everything in sight. That’s the perfect time to head to the Italian restaurant on the premises for a great meal, or enjoy the spa services followed by a nice warm soak in the Jacuzzi the Heliconia Hotel Costa Rica offers.
The Heliconia Hotel, Costa Rica was built with exotic woods and wonderfully decorated with beautiful flowers found in the hotel’s garden. It has 32 spacious rooms: 20 Standard Rooms, 10 Junior Suites and 2 Family Suites, which are designed to offer home-style comfort and tranquility. The wooden warmth of the buildings invites you to cuddle with a hot cup of coffee in your hands, bundled up in blankets while you watch the clouds and mist, or by a cold bottle of soda and short sleeves while you observe rainbows crisscrossing across the dips and bumps of this mountainous area. Come prepared for every type of weather and you’ll be set to enjoy whatever Monteverde throws at you. At the Heliconia Hotel in Monteverde, Costa Rica, have the most relaxing, memorable and adventurous vacation.
Location and Driving Directions
If you are traveling by car from San Jose, take the Inter American Highway and follow the signs to Puntarenas, then Penas Blancas or Liberia, turn off one block (50 meters) before the Lagartos Bridge. This turn off is 91 miles (147 km) from San Jose, and about 6 miles (10 km) after the Texaco gas station. Then it's 22 miles (35 km) of gravel road with great views. It takes about 3 ½ hours. In peak wet season, a 4x4 is highly recommended. From the village of Santa Elena, Heliconia Hotel is located less than a mile on the main road towards Monteverde Reserve.