Just Monteverde
A great opportunity for senior citizens to know one of the most important cloud forest reserves in the World

Discovering Monteverde

We arrive to Monteverde and after some rest, we will visit the picturesque village discovering different gift shops, art galleries, restaurants both national and international cuisine, adventure centers and wildlife exhibits.

As days go by we will discover the cloud forest from the treetops in the impressive hanging bridges, and riding on the Monteverde Train forest. Enter a world full of colorful butterflies, insects, amphibians and snakes. Then we can enjoy a relaxing dip in the heated water pool of the hotel.

We will also visit the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve and Cheese Factory, and say hi to the hostess of tropical forests: The Orchids. We will take a tour at the Don Juan Coffee Plantation, to learn the craft of coffee and chocolate production, as well as the sugarcane process to produce sugar and its derivatives; of course we cannot leave without tasting the delicious fresh Costa Rican coffee!


  • 6 nights of accommodation including taxes.
  • Meals as specified in the program (B= Breakfast, L= lunch, D= Dinner)
  • Roundtrip airport transfers (SJO Intl. Airport – Hotel – SJO Intl. Airport).
  • Private air-conditioned transportation throughout.
  • Tours detailed in the itinerary and entrance fees to national parks and attractions.
  • English-Spanish speaking guide throughout the stay.
  • All room categories are standard unless otherwise indicated.


  • Nurse companion during the whole stay.
  • Medical equipped tourism transportation (especially for transporting wheelchairs).
  • Special equipment: Walker or walking frame, walking sticks and others.

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Boutique Jade

Only 30 minutes away from the Juan Santamaría International Airport, Boutique Jade Hotel is located in Barrio Dent, near major shopping points. All rooms have been recently remodeled and are fully equipped for a perfect stay in San José. They feature 2 queen size beds, A / C, wireless internet, mini bar, safe, hair dryer, cable TV, spacious bathroom, specialized for people with reduced mobility, phone and are 100% free smoke.

The hotel has one of the best restaurants in town: Jurgen's specialized on French cuisine, has a wine cellar exclusively selected from around the world that will make your dinner a memorable experience

Poco a Poco

The hotel has a strategic location close to shops, restaurants and tourist services companies, 10 minutes from The Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve and Santa Elena town. The rooms have a large private bathroom with hot water and hair dryer, equipped with phone enabled for international calls, cable TV, DVD, coffee maker, safe and comfortable orthopedic beds.

San José City Tour (*Optional)

San José is a city full of history, beautiful architecture, beautiful parks and friendly people; we will see the historical places of the city and enjoy the small details that define the Costa Rican culture. Since the tour is of cultural interest, the rate of travel is quite smooth, with explanations paused with an informative guide properly.

* Not included in the package price.

Selvatura Park Tour

Visit the largest natural park in the Monteverde area, the tour is guided, enjoy live reptiles and amphibians in terrariums. We will cross the 8 hanging bridges between 50 to 170 meters long and an altitude between 12 to 60 meters, to enjoy a pleasant walk above the treetops and find out more closely the nature secrets.

Monteverde Train Forest

The trains are old steam engines replicas. Each has 3 passenger cars, where you will travel comfortably and very safe. The scenery is really amazing; under the train lines you can admire the forest dense clouds covered by bright dew while the guide tells you about the cloud forest and farm history.

Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve Tour (*Optional)

The Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve is the largest of these private protected areas, with more than 25,730 acres (10,415 hectares). Over 500 species of orchids are clinging to the branches of huge trees, while vines, ferns, mosses and lichens fill every available space. The Monteverde Cloud Forest is the home to over 130 species of mammals, 400 species of birds including the beautiful quetzal, 30 species of hummingbirds, 5000 species of moths and 3,000 species of plants. It is a paradise for nature lovers!

* Not included in the package price.

Tour of the Monteverde Cheese Factory (Optional*)

The history tells us that the Quakers were the initiators of this important activity in the Monteverde area; the climate characteristics promote the production of milk and cheese. The Monteverde Cheese Factory produces one of the best varieties of Costa Rican cheese and other products such as yogurt and ice cream. In the tour you will see the entire production process of different types of cheese.

* Not included in the package price.

Don Juan Coffee Tour

You will know about the history of coffee in the world and Costa Rica, and its importance in the socio-economic development of the country. You will learn about different aspects of Costa Rican culture and traditions, the life and evolution of the coffee plant from seed to the production of the drink, also the different parts of the brewing process:

  • The collection of coffee
  • The crusher
  • The drying yard
  • The cellar
  • The coffee roasting

Then a Bullock Cart ride to the old way used by our ancestors, then the tour closing tasting a delicious Don Juan coffee cup accompanied by a typical snack. You can buy a souvenir or gift for your loved ones at the store.

Monteverde Orchid Garden Tour

For orchid lovers! In this tour you will learn the difference between natural and orchids created in laboratories, you will learn how the orchids are collected, and its main features, you will know also the reasons why orchids are endangered, in addition learn basic care tips for orchids care at home.

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Day 1

(L) Arrival at Juan Santamaría International Airport and transfer to your hotel. A Welcome Lunch is included in the program. San José City Tour in the afternoon (Optional, not included in the package price). Visit to the Costa Rican Gerontology Association (AGECO) in the evening with welcome cocktail and cultural event. Lodging at Boutique Jade Hotel or similar

Day 2

(B) After breakfast, transfer across the Aguacate Mountains and on through wonderful plains until you begin the ascension through a secondary road to arrive at Monteverde, home for hundreds of plants, mammals, insects and birds such as the Resplendent Quetzal. Afternoon at leisure to explore this beautiful area. Lodging at Poco a Poco Hotel & Spa or similar

Day 3

(B, L) Morning visit to the Selvatura Park, located in the heart of the Monteverde Cloud Forest. Enjoy here the Tree Top walkways and explore the beauty of the cloud forest at your own pace. Discover the incredible array of vegetation and exotic bird life that Monteverde has to offer. Later, visit the Butterfly Garden, Insect Museum and Herpetarium. Lunch is included. Afternoon you will experience the unparalleled beauty of the Monteverde Cloud Forest by train! Lodging at Poco a Poco Hotel & Spa or similar

Day 4

(B) Day at leisure for optional activities (not included in the package price). We recommend you to visit the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, a 10.000ha (24.710 acres) private preserve which is always cold and humid thanks to the rain clouds coming from the Caribbean. Exuberant forest area with plentiful rivers, 2500 different plants, trees covered with moss and ferns that protect the home of different exotic frogs, 100 mammals and the resplendent quetzal. In the afternoon you can explore the charming little town of Monteverde, the Frog Pond or a local coffee shop. Lodging at Poco a Poco Hotel & Spa or similar

Day 5

(B) After breakfast, learn about the wonderful world of orchids in the Monteverde Orchid Garden Tour. Free afternoon. Lodging at Poco a Poco Hotel & Spa or similar

Day 6

(B, L, D) Today you will join the highly educational Don Juan Coffee Tour. Get the chance to partake in some of the very traditional processes used on this coffee plantation to produce such a rich and tasting Costa Rican coffee! Lunch is included. Afternoon at leisure. Farewell dinner at a cozy local restaurant. Lodging at Poco a Poco Hotel & Spa or similar

Day 7

(B) In the morning, transfer from Monteverde to the Juan Santamaría Intl Airport for your return flight.

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