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Sarah's Gallery

60109, Costa Rica
+506 2645 7624
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Hidden gem

Hidden in the forest near the Curi Cancha reserve is a sweet little spot where you can see... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Bocas del Toro Province, Panama
Low Key foray into the forest

My wife and I noticed a faded sign for Sarah's Gallery and decided to check it out. We parked the... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2017
Mark O
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A 15 minute walk up from the Monteverde Cheese Factory, through a beautiful woodlands, takes you to the gallery of watercolor artist Sarah Dowell. Visiting her unique home, you'll see paintings which often depict local wildlife and jungle scenes. Colorful signs with arrows show the way. It is also possible to drive most of the access road.
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60109, Costa Rica
60109, Costa Rica
+506 2645 7624
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Hidden in the forest near the Curi Cancha reserve is a sweet little spot where you can see paintings done by someone who clearly loves the wilderness of the cloud forest and is able to put her passion on paper (and sometimes her refreshing sense...More

Thank Tanya_Take_Two
Reviewed 25 March 2017

My wife and I noticed a faded sign for Sarah's Gallery and decided to check it out. We parked the car nearby and set out on a leaf-strewn pathway that gradually petered out as we walked through the forest t. Just when we were about...More

Thank Mark O
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Walking through the cloud forest to Sarah's gallery was one of the highlights of my trip. Sarah herself is gracious and an extremely talented artist. I spent about an hour looking at her gallery; her paintings are incredible and merit a good, long look.

Thank bicycletravelers
Reviewed 22 February 2016

We came across the hand painted sign and had a lovely walk through the forest to find the gallery. Glad we persisted as it was really worth the effort. Sarah's paintings are very good watercolours and some quite thought provoking. Thanks for sharing your beautiful...More

Thank thehenhouse
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

Sarah is very welcoming and her art is beautiful, it's a nice walk to the studio. My boyfriend and I went there after our stop at the cheese factory.

Thank Amanda R
Reviewed 13 November 2015

We were walking along a forested trail when a high school gym teacher and his students, all jogging, suggested that we might like to visit Sarah Dowell's art gallery a kilometer or so farther along the trail. Meeting Sarah and her husband and viewing her...More

Thank TrailblazingWendy
Reviewed 31 May 2015

"Deep in the jungle" of Costa Rica we fortunately discovered a hand painted plate with an arrow leading us to Sarah Dowell's art gallery. It takes only a couple of minutes to follow a little path through the forest to reach the beautiful garden of...More

1  Thank Tom D
Reviewed 5 April 2015

We were delighted to make our way out to Sarah's gallery yesterday. But let me stress a bit when I say "made our way". Her gallery is truly on the beaten path. Getting to her home/gallery was definitely part of the experience. You may be...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 3 April 2015

Sarah and her gallery are not easy to get to...but TOTALLY worth the effort. You can walk the access road from the cheese factory or drive (though you'll definitely need an SUV). Her home is absolutely beautiful, and she welcomed us whole-heartedly into her attached...More

Thank Lydia H
Reviewed 23 March 2015

A wonderful gallery in an intimate space off the beaten path. Talking with the artist in her home, the art, the whole experience is one of a kind...and the paintings very special and reasonably priced.

Thank coffeeguycr
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