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Bosque de Paz Biological Reserve is a 1000-hectare natural biological corridor, located on the Central Volcanic Range, Continental Divide, between the Juan Castro Blanco Watershed National Park and the Poas Volcano National Park. It is a rain and cloud forest, located 1 1/2 tour away from San Jose, 35 minutes from Sarchi and 25 minutes away from Zarcero. It has excellent access to the Arenal and Poas volcanoes, and the area of Sarapiqui, San Carlos, Carara National Park, Jaco Beach.
At this lodge, you may enjoy the exuberant biodiversity of centennial trees loaded with orchids, bromeliads, mosses and ferns, surrounded by an unforgettable setting filled with impressive mountains, valleys, rivers and waterfalls. Guests breathe the pure mountain air, while they hike through the trails though the lush rainforest, and then enjoying the exquisite food at the Bosque de Paz restaurant, which is a sample of Costa Rican hospitality offered through the personal attention of the Gonzalez family, owners of the lodge.
Accommodations: Bosque de Paz counts with 12 spacious and exquisitely decorated rooms, with Costa Rican exclusive designs and handcrafts. Each of the rooms has two double beds, and a private bathroom with hot water. Outside the rooms, there are large balconies with a spectacular view to our mountains. Guests can be surprised to be awakened by the song of tropical birds and the sound of howler monkeys.
At Bosque de Paz, guests enjoy a comfortable terrace, with a spectacular view to the mountains, where they can see birds, the hummingbird gallery, butterflies, mammals.......
The lodge has a library with books on natural history, a research laboratory, and a comfortable meeting room.
There is an interesting research Project at the Dr. Stephen Kirby Orchid Garden, which has become very popular with orchidologists and naturalists.
Birdwatching; mammals, hummingbirds, and orchids observation; hiking, honneymoons, photography, annual family meeting, anti-stress program, yoga, meditation.
Day Trips from Bosque de Paz:
Canopy, rafting, horse back-riding, volcanoes, hot springs, safari river boat, National Parks, among others.
We receive small groups only, to protect our Reserve biodiversity. For that reason, we are able to offer personalized attention to our guests, who expects to come back to live another unforgettable experience in contact with nature at Bosque de Paz.
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I stayed 2 nights at this beautiful lodge . My room on the first floor of a wonderful wooden lodge was clean spacious with en suite and a small balcony . The owner gave me a very warm welcome which was reflected in the excellent...More
Date of stay: March 2018
Response from Humberto A, eCommerce Manager at Bosque de PazResponded 17 September 2018
Thank you for giving us the opportunity to serve you while you were visiting Costa Rica. Staying at Bosque de Paz is a treat for all the senses, our location is a paradise like location, and as you mention plenty of wildlife all...More
We loved our room here with a comfy bed and lots of quilts. The food was outstanding and alot of food provided for every meal. Mario the guide was always smiling and even took us out while at dinner to see the agouti paca eating...More
Date of stay: August 2018
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Response from Humberto A, eCommerce Manager at Bosque de PazResponded 15 August 2018
Thank you for sharing your experience with us! We are glad to see that you had a great stay at our hotel.
At Bosque de Paz all our clients' will be treated as if they were home. Our hotel offers the best mix...More
We did our research and Bosque was right up our street. Secluded and simple accommodation, where nature provides the entertainment. We found the staff so helpful and the set menus were delicious and fresh.
Great walking the jungle paths and seeing the monkeys and birds....More
Date of stay: June 2018
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Response from Humberto A, eCommerce Manager at Bosque de PazResponded 21 June 2018
Thank you for sharing details of your stay here on TripAdvisor. We are happy to see that you had a wonderful stay at our property and that our staff and services helped make this happen.
At our hotel, a peaceful and wonderful stay...More
First, let me just say that I should have read some of the reviews posted on this site, and not just look at the 4+ rating and recommendation of my travel advisor. For someone who is used to camping and more interested in a bird...More
Date of stay: April 2018
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Response from Humberto A, eCommerce Manager at Bosque de PazResponded 5 May 2018
We are sorry our Lodge wasnt as expected. We'd like to point out that we are an Eco-Lodge located in the mountains, ideal for those travelers who are looking for a relaxing place, surrounded by nature and wildlife, for photography enthusiast and any...More
I know that there are many people who would love Bosque de Paz (birders who want to be away from the world would love it), but unfortunately it was not us. The lodge is at the top of a mountain in the cloud forest. The...More
Date of stay: April 2018
Response from Humberto A, eCommerce Manager at Bosque de PazResponded 28 April 2018
We are sorry our hotel wasnt what you were looking for. We are a Eco-Lodge, located in the mountains in Costa Rica. A place for those travelers who are looking for a place to relax, enjoy of nature and delight themselves in all...More
We were just there in June and there was no birding guide at the lodge. I think it'd be best if you contact Bosque de Paz and ask them if they can arrange a guide for the day you're there. Price is variable, but... More
We were just there in June and there was no birding guide at the lodge. I think it'd be best if you contact Bosque de Paz and ask them if they can arrange a guide for the day you're there. Price is variable, but depending on # of people, and how far the guide comes from it would probably be $80 and up for a day. If the lodge is unable to help you, you could check with Pat O'Donnell by searching birdingcraft.
Response from Humberto A | Property representative |
Hello, the difference between the superior room and the suite is the bedding and also the space in room. The suite has a king size bed and the superior rooms have two queen beds. If you have any other questions please do... More
Hello, the difference between the superior room and the suite is the bedding and also the space in room. The suite has a king size bed and the superior rooms have two queen beds. If you have any other questions please do not hesitate on contacting us.
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