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Villa Blanca Cloud Forest Hotel and Nature Reserve

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Oak Creek, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were taken back by the beauty of the hotel grounds and nature surrounding it. It was extremely peaceful and is a great place if you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of every day life. The staff was outstanding. Our casita was warm and welcoming. We had a fire each night and enjoyed the privacy. I...

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Traveled throughout Costa Rica staying ar Green Hotels or Eco Lodges Favorite was The Cloud Forest... Would of stayed a few days longer if they had a pool . The road going up to the property was bump but fun! We will definitely go back !

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A wonderful location and fabulous hotel. The hotel and grounds provided many opportunities for entertainment and exploring the local flora and fauna. The hummingbird garden was a particular highlight. Sitting in the garden with these high-speed acrobats whizzing around you was very special. The standard of service and food was excellent as was the quality of the chalets. The hotel...

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Epsom, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good hotel with very pleasant chalets. Very relaxing atmosphere with interesting grounds. Good food. Very friendly and helpful staff. Good trips available. A good place to chill out if you can cope with the eight kilometre very bumpy access road.

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Thank 128tonygill
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A great location with peaceful acres of cloud forest. Wake up enveloped by cloud and watch the world unfold as the sun breaks through. Wonderful bird and nature walks but many of the self guided trails were closed for maintenance work during our stay. The hotel could really benefit from a swimming pool and a shuttle service into San Ramon....

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Thank Mike M
Palm Springs, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A very comfortable cabina with a jacuzzi tub for 2, a fireplace and private patio. The breakfasts were good and afterwards you can go milk the cows onsite. We enjoyed our movie nights in the theatre, which we had to ourselves. The staff were all very nice and accommodating. A good time was had by all!

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Thank David B
Houston
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was looking for a relaxing place to stay my last 2 days in Costa Rica & this was perfect. Its in the Los Angeles cloud forest & away from it all. It has some short hikes on the property or you can book one of their many tours. The food was excellent & they have an on site dairy...

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Thank jimfaust59
Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Another hotel and reserve with a challenging drive to get there. However once there the grounds and main part of the hotel, are most delightful. We (a party of 22) were greeted by the hotel staff and effeciently delivered to our individual rooms, known as casitas. These are individual, bungalow like, dwellings set in there own space and are all...

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Thank Alan H
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Beautiful place. Lovely views. Very comfortable. Some amount of walking back and forth to lodge for meals but food was great and well worth the walk. Long drive in from main road. Staff very pleasant and helpful.

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I and our two daughters (6 and 7) had the privilege of staying at Villa Blanca's fantastic nature reserve this past week, and we loved every minute! From the excellent nature guides, attentive staff, beautiful grounds and wonderfully clean and spacious accommodations, we enjoyed every minute of our stay there. Our girls even learned how to milk...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just over an hour's drive from San Jose International Costa Rica airport (SJO), eco-minded travelers from all over the world have reveled in the beauty of Villa Blanca Cloud Forest Hotel, located within the Los Angeles Private Biological Nature Reserve & Research Station in the Canton of San Ramon. The hotel is ideally situated as a gateway to Arenal Volcano and the famous Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. Here, you're immersed in one of the world's most precious and complex jungle ecosystems - the cloud forest. This boutique mountain hotel is nestled on 75-acres of gentle rolling hills, with well-appointed "casitas" and Honeymoon Suites, each with their own fireplace, and surrounded by acres of lush botanical gardens. Originally owned by former president Rodrigo Carazo Odio and First Lady, Estrella Zeledon de Carazo, Villa Blanca has become a renown and cherished Costa Rica destination. The architecture reflects the original farm village concept, with a welcoming Hacienda, offering guests exceptional Costa Rican hospitality, premier dining, a private theater, conference facilities, and pampering spa menu. Also quite unique is a replica of a 14th century Roman wedding chapel, La Mariana, with its hand painted ceramic ceiling. Choose from a variety of nature-based activities, including horseback, zip-lines, and user-friendly guided trials, plus excursions to Arenal and Poas volcanoes, hot springs, and rural-cultural tours. This is the Costa Rica where those who "travel well and travel right" want to go. Please feel free to visit our sister-site, one of the most prestigious Manuel Antonio hotels, Si Como No. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Blanca Cloud Forest Hotel and Nature Reserve

Address: El Silencio de Los Angeles | Los Angeles Norte, San Ramon 1250, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Canton of San Ramon > San Ramon
Price Range: $170 - $312 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Villa Blanca Cloud Forest Hotel and Nature Reserve 4*
Number of rooms: 35
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“All Casitas are the same, although lower numbers are closer to the main part of the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles alanh88, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Some casitas are slightly downhill from the restaurant. If you have mobility problems request a room at the top of the hill.”
 of 5 bubbles hepzibah2, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“ Was amazed how clean the rooms were. Could not add anything.”
 of 5 bubbles D6514ARjanetp, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Make sure that you bring any food/groceries/toiletries with you before you arrive, as you will not find anything at all within miles!”
 of 5 bubbles rachelwD4993RU, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms seem good”
 of 5 bubbles T1005LUsarad, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
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