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Monteverde Orchid Garden

Closed Now: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Another Must in Monteverde

This garden is lovely, it is like a fairy garden. You can learn so much from the guides and you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Informative and beautiful, also saw armadillos

If you're looking for large orchids, then this isn't the place for you BECAUSE most orchids are... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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“small garden”(14 reviews)
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 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Ifera
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Knurly_Blog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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

Thank Chris P
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

We had a very enjoyable visit here. Excellent and very enthusiastic guide (US so perfect English). Tour began with the chance to learn about and handle a variety of insects. Very informative and lots of fun for out three (12, 11 and 8). Then on...More

Thank james p
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

If you only know orchids like the commercials one then you should visit this garden. The guided tour was very intesting with a friendly and knowledgable guide.

Thank Stephane M
Reviewed July 18, 2018

The garden was most enjoyable & our guide most knowledgeable. Saw some beautiful orchids, some of which were tiny, tiny. These orchids all need water every day, so with rain every day, the orchids thrive. Also learned about the national orchid flower. The tour is...More

Thank 255Barbara
Reviewed July 12, 2018

The Thirty Minute tour was very interesting. Our guide was very knowledgeable and pointed out the many tiny orchids growing in the garden. Small garden and easy to walk through.

Thank PLan977
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

We paid for the guided tour which is well worth it as we would not have seen the smallest of the small gorgeous orchids!

Thank samjespinosa
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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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