12 Best Costa Rica Cloud Forest Hotels & Lodges
Explore wildlife and nature lodges in the cool, misty cloud forests of Costa Rica.
The Cloud Forests of Costa Rica are more than just high-elevation forests. In a country with primarily tropical zones, the Cloud Forests are a cool retreat. These mist-covered hotbeds of biodiversity are the perfect break from your vacation on the beach! There’s plenty to explore and plenty to do, from hanging bridges and bird watching to coffee plantation tours. The waterfall gardens of La Paz are stunning, and the on-site butterfly farm and hummingbird gallery are sure to delight the entire family! There’s no doubt that the cloud forests are a beautiful way to explore and see as much of the country as you can! And, with everything from quiet eco-lodges to quaint boutique hotels, the accommodations available in the Cloud Forest have something for any visitor.
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Peace Lodge, Costa Rica

Peace Lodge

The lodge is located on the grounds of the private nature reserve offering five incredible waterfalls, lush gardens, butterfly observatory, and hummingbird feeders all connected by a unique trail system.

Hotel Fonda Vela, Costa Rica

Hotel Fonda Vela

Hotel Fonda Vela is dedicated to a natural approach to life. The buildings are an attractive part of the tropical mountainside, surrounded by beautiful and natural gardens.

El Establo Hotel, Costa Rica

Hotel El Establo

The relaxing El Establo mountain hotel is located in the heart of Monteverde, on 150 acres of Cloud Forest Preserve.

Hotel Belmar, Monteverde Cloud Forest

Hotel Belmar

Hotel Belmar’s dedication to the environment is well-known: they have the coveted award for 5 levels of sustainability.

Visit Trapp Family Lodge, Costa Rica

Trapp Family Lodge

Trapp Family Lodge is the closest hotel to Monteverde Cloud Forest. This 20-room lodge has the style of a Swiss Chalet, with Costa Rican hospitality.

Stay at Chayote Lodge in Costa Rica

Chayote Lodge

Simple. Natural. Authentic. The Chayote Lodge experience is ideal for travelers interested in the coffee, cuisine, and culture of Costa Rica.

Poas Volcano Lodge, Costa Rica

Poas Volcano Lodge

Located just outside Poas Volcano National Park, Poas Volcano Lodge is a deluxe cloud forest retreat in the Central Highlands of Costa Rica.

Rancho Naturalista Birding Lodge

Rancho Naturalista

Located in the cloud forest of Costa Rica, Rancho Naturalista is a birding paradise, where Chachalacas, Collared Aracaris, and even the Rufous Motmot can be seen right from your balcony.

Selva Verde Lodge river room

Selva Verde Lodge

With over 500 acres of tropical rainforest, at Selva Verde Lodge there are unparalleled chances for up close and personal encounters with nature.

Costa Rica Cloud Forest Hotels

Peace Lodge is always a crowd pleaser, and not just because of their king-size canopy beds and grand fireplaces! The Waterfall Gardens at Peace Lodge feature a roaring waterfall, an orchid garden, and wildlife exhibit. Enjoy an afternoon feeding toucans, hummingbirds, and even butterflies! For a retreat from the real world, Villa Blanca Hotel offers all the comfort of a boutique hotel, surrounded by the impressive diversity found within the 2,000 acre reserve. For a truly relaxing vacation, the spa at El Silencio Lodge is not to be missed. The food is delectable, featuring regional fish and always fresh vegetables and fruits. These sanctuaries in the cool cloud forests of Costa Rica are more than simply planet-friendly – they are dedicated to protecting the cloud forest and the surrounding communities. Our collection of cloud forest hotels is perfect for travelers interested in Costa Rica off the beaten path. Prepare to be pleasantly surprised by the charm, serenity, and luxury found at any of our cloud forest hideaway hotels.

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