El Establo Mountain Hotel

El Establo Mountain Hotel, Monteverde, Costa Rica


With its sumptuously appointed rooms and striking views of the Gulf of Nicoya, El Establo Mountain Hotel is a feast for the senses. Built in 1991, it features splendid hiking trails and a deck that overlooks the hotel’s own pond and gardens, making it a portal to the marvels of the Monteverde cloud forest.

The hotel is set on a private 150-acre farm in Puntarenas, affording direct access to the Monteverde and Santa Elena reserves. Owned by a Quaker-Costa Rican family, it sports restaurants, bars, swimming pools, a spa—everything to make your Costa Rican experience unforgettable. Whether you spend your days playing tennis on the professional-grade court or following a guide on a canopy tour of the treetops, you’re guaranteed a luxurious getaway in the heart of this magical biosphere.


  • Choose from deluxe double, junior, regular, and honeymoon suites
  • Different combinations of king and queen beds available
  • Balcony or terrace in all rooms
  • Mini-fridge
  • LCD cable TV
  • Full bath with tub and shower
  • Rocking chairs
  • Digital safe for storing valuables
  • Hair dryer
  • Jacuzzi in some suites


  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Local and international cuisine in two on-site restaurants
  • Tennis and soccer courts
  • Fitness center
  • Bar and lounge
  • Full spa with massage, facials, remineralizing baths, exfoliation, wraps, and more


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