We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Toucan Rescue Ranch

Certificate of Excellence
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Heredia
14/05/2017 15/05/2017
Show Prices
Management photos
Toucan Rescue Ranch
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

207 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 200: English reviews
Start your review of Toucan Rescue Ranch
 Click to rate
Brooks, Canada
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited with our grandchildren 16 and 13. We all agreed, being able to see the animals close at hand [no cages] and being able talk to their handlers and see the love and care that is given to them, is thrilling. We seen sloths, anteaters, monkeys, toucans, otters, etc. It is an amazing facility, that is doing good things

 Report
Helpful?
Thank rsmarie2017
United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

This place is just amazing and the work they do to care for rescue birds and other animals is wonderful. You can eat breakfast here while watching the baby sloths have theirs. All the animals and birds are extremely well cared for and loved and if there is any chance of returning animals to the wild this is their goal....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited TRR with our three children(6, 7 and 10). They loved meeting the baby sloths and watching them interact with each other! We also loved that the sloths would be released back into the wild! The animals all seemed well taken care of and loved. The breakfast was good, but limited, and we were glad we fed the kids...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Sara H
Saskatoon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Toucan Rescue Ranch is an experience that teaches visitors about respect for wildlife in Costa Rica. It is a great place to take families to see animals up close. You will learn about why animals and birds need to be rescued and how their release program is getting some of them back into the jungle when possible. Your donation...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Linda M
Whittier, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family of five (kids ages 9, 8, and 4) stopped at Toucan Rescue Ranch they day before we headed for a week in the Osa Peninsula. I’m so glad we went there first because we learned so much about the animals and after hearing the calls of toucans, we were able to spot them in the wild much easier....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank carrieand4
Williamsburg, Virginia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the most informative and well-run sanctuaries we have seen. Very impressive staff, facilities, and operation. Also very impressed at the number of volunteers from the States were assisting. We were introduced to not only toucans but monkeys, sloths, parrots, as well as a variety of other rescue animals.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Ed H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I hate that I'm only now writing this review. My two best friends and I visited the Toucan Rescue Ranch in the fall of 2015. We stayed on the property in their small (extremely clean) guest house and had breakfasts with the Sloths first thing the next morning! The owners/managers are extremely kind and very accommodating. Leslie gave us a...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Jessica B
ToucanRescue, Public Relations Manager at Toucan Rescue Ranch, responded to this review

We are delighted to hear you had such a fun and comfortable stay with us! We hope to see you again in the future! Thank you for your support and kind words.

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Although this began as a toucan rescue ranch and there are many toucans, the height of the visits is seeing the baby sloths from 3 months to 2 1/2 year. We had a 2 hour tour for $38. It begins with background by Pedro, a Costa Rican who has been there for a year, and a video on the founder...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank cfuller603
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Leslie and Zara thank you for an amazing educational tour of your LIFE WORK! What a gift you are, as well the entire staff and volunteers. Because of your love knowledge and compassion you help to free the spirits of many trapped and injured animals in Costa Rica. Thank you for all you do! Namaste'

 Report
Helpful?
Thank fit4fundlee
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We visited here in March and chose the Breakfast with Babies and tour. It meant an early start but it was worth every minute. After a delicious breakfast the sloth babies join you in their tubs and are fed while you watch. It's wonderful to see them close up and hear about the work that this organisation does to further...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank jackiesumerfield

272 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (258)
Viewed
Dining (6)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (36)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (1)
Viewed
Room/Suite (4)
Viewed
Bathroom (3)
Viewed
View from Room (3)
Viewed
Other (205)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (14)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (1)
Viewed
Other (13)
14/05/2017 15/05/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Heredia
24.1 km away
Peace Lodge
Peace Lodge
#1 of 9 in Heredia
1,220 reviews
6.7 km away
Hotel Bougainvillea
Hotel Bougainvillea
#1 of 1 in Santo Domingo de Heredia
967 reviews
8.0 km away
Hotel Chalet Tirol
Hotel Chalet Tirol
#2 of 9 in Heredia
230 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
12.9 km away
Finca Rosa Blanca Coffee Plantation & Inn
14.0 km away
Adventure Inn
Adventure Inn
#4 of 85 in San Jose
2,355 reviews
19.6 km away
Xandari Resort & Spa
Xandari Resort & Spa
#1 of 29 in Alajuela
821 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Toucan Rescue Ranch

Address: San Josecito, Heredia 40601, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Heredia > Heredia
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Toucan Rescue Ranch Hotel Heredia
Toucan Rescue Ranch Costa Rica/Heredia
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Toucan Rescue Ranch staff and other travellers.
9 questions
Ask a question
Elkhart, Indiana, United States
Elkhart, Indiana, United States
10 months ago

See all questions (9)

Questions? Get answers from Toucan Rescue Ranch staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“This is not a hotel. It is an animal rescue operations.”
EdH310, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Only one guest house is available but it has multiple beds.”
O7812DPjessicab, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“There is only one bungalow and it is magnificent!!”
jmgMatthewsNc, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“There is only one guesthouse available, so make sure you book early if you plan to stay overnight.”
, 25 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We only did the tour though a guest staying there enjoyed it”
annelZ4816BS, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
5 of 5