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Monteverde Orchid Garden

Open Now: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Minature Orchid's, hundreds of them on display many in bloom. Some so small, you use a magnifying... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Very informative and knowledgeable staff about all the orchids. Reasonable price not too crowed... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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The Monteverde Orchid Garden is a place where you can enjoy beauty that is found in the marvelous world of orchids. Our garden has a large collection of orchids; we have more than 425 different species. You can find species that are endemic to...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
| 50 metros sur del BNCR, Santa Elena 60109, Costa Rica
+506 2645 5308
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Minature Orchid's, hundreds of them on display many in bloom. Some so small, you use a magnifying glass to see some if them. The guided tour, and 45 minutes was informative. The stories behind some if the names was interesting. It was a nice enjoyable...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very informative and knowledgeable staff about all the orchids. Reasonable price not too crowed which made the tour very pleasant and personable.

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Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Incredible selection of orchids- even the smallest one on the planet! Fascinating facts learned about these amazing plants

Thank Louise B
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Had a little extra time one morning in Monteverde so we decided to stop in. The amount of different species housed here is unbelievable. Our guide was so informative and sweet; we learned some of the most surprising facts of our whole trip from her!...More

Thank Emilia B
Reviewed September 29, 2018

Wonderful staff, very bright and happy , cheerful girls at the reception desk. The project is obviously someone's passion for orchids that eventually grew into an attraction, and it is easy to see that love for orchids. Unfortunately some of the money being collected needs...More

Thank Dom I
Reviewed August 29, 2018

This garden is lovely, it is like a fairy garden. You can learn so much from the guides and you will be surprised by the different scents that Orchids have. You will also see the smallest Orchid in the world.... and it is small. Very...More

1  Thank Ifera
Reviewed August 27, 2018

If you're looking for large orchids, then this isn't the place for you BECAUSE most orchids are actually very small plants. Those large long-lasting orchids are all artificial and not found in nature. If you want to learn about the true nature of orchids check...More

1  Thank Knurly_Blog
Reviewed August 26, 2018

We stumbled upon this by mistake, but it ended up being one of my favorite things we did in Monteverde. Our guide was very knowledgeable and I learned how interesting how orchids can be. I would not consider myself anything close to a botanist, but...More

Thank Kathleen E
Reviewed August 21, 2018

Right in the centre of town is where you will find this interesting but small Garden. The tour guide had expert knowledge of all things Orchid and there was some very interesting and beautiful orchids on display. Allow an hour maximum to see everything here.

Thank NavidS269
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

We visited this garden last week, and it was a highlight of our visit to Monteverde. Santa Elena is a busy place with a lot of tourists and noisy traffic. This garden, though it’s right in the center of Santa Elena, is quiet, peaceful, and...More

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July 19, 2015|
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Response from Alvaro S | Property representative |
Helllo ilikeorchids, To answer your questions, there is no specific time for orchids because year round we always have different species in bloom so at any time of the year you come, you will be able to see unique species... More
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