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.