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    La Selva Biological Station

    Highway 4, 41001, Costa Rica
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          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          We stayed at La Selva for one night. This biological station is a great place to stay if looking for nature and adventure. We did the night hike with FoFo (Rodolfo), which turned out to be a great experience. He is extremely knowledgeable about the...More

          Thank tmetz2017
          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          There are a number of negative reviews of La Selva on Tripadvisor - this is not going to be one of them, but I would say that the mixed reactions are down to the fact that this is probably not a place for the general...More

          Thank Paul_Lawston
          Reviewed 2 May 2017

          Did not stay overbite but spend the day there. Took a private hour tour with a nice tour guide and enjoyed the walk through the station. Photographed about 20 different species of birds but there was not much else there during this period of time,...More

          Thank Ann A
          Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

          Cos this has it. Beautiful place and full of interesting animals plants. Guides friendly and very informative. Early morning birding tour wonderful. Must try the rest some time.....Didnt try the food or accommodation, just the tour.

          Thank peter S
          Reviewed 24 April 2017

          The research station is just the perfect place to stay, if you are interesting in sleeping between all the animals. The walk back to bed in the night is quite a adventure. The service is great. Additionaly to that you can do interesting tours at...More

          Thank thi7
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          Ann A
          Hi, I am going to San Jose, Cuba for holidays for a week and I would like to visit La selva. I am a photographer and will be carrying camera and lens equipment. My trip is going with a Gap tour but I am arriving a day earlier than the tour group so I can go to La Selva. My questions are: - Is one day enough or is this a place where a day is a waste of time? We arrive at San Jose at 4pm on November 20 at which point we can go straight to all Selva to spend the night and have the next day for a tour. On the 21st we have to be back at San Jose by 6pm. So we only have 1 day between 6am to 3:00 pm to visit La Selva. Is it worth it? Thanks so much, Ann
          23 August 2015|
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          Response from peter S | Reviewed this property |
          this is in Costa Rica so Cuba is too far by a long way
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          "All the normal visitor rooms are identical and closely situated. It doesn't matter."
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          "If you only do a half day, go for the morning tour."
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