While visiting, be sure to take advantage of the many activities in the area. The canopy tour and suspension bridges will give you a bird's eye view of the forest below and the ability to spot wildlife in the tree tops. The Monteverde Cheese Factory offer daily tours as do the coffee farms, where you'll learn all about the coffee process and what makes for some of the best coffee in the world. Off-road ATV, horseback riding and bird watching tours are other unique ways in which to see the area.
The El Establo Hotel is conveniently perched on a hillside, just 7 km from the Santa Elena Rain Forest and 4 km from the Monteverde Cloud Forest. The hotel is set on a private 150 acre farm, adjacent to the Monteverde Reserve. Guests are welcome to pamper themselves at the hotels Green Leaf Spa. At the restaurant, guests will experience exquisite national and international cuisine, with a touch of unique taste and service.They can also lounge in the solar heated pool which has views of the Gulf of Nicoya. For those who love sports, there is a tennis court as well as a multifunctional field.
Guests have several accommodation choices which include Deluxe rooms, Jr. Suites, Suites and the Honeymoon Suite. All rooms come with fantastic orthopedic mattresses, large bathrooms with a shower and bathtub and a sitting area.
Deluxe rooms: come with 2 queen size beds, cable TV, hair dryer, safety deposit box, and a telephone.
Jr. Suites: have a delightful private balcony with great views of the sunset on the Gulf of Nicoya and a mini bar.
Suites: have two floors with two bedrooms with queen and king size beds along with a private balcony with views.
Honeymoon Suite: comes complete with a big private bathroom with Jacuzzi and separate shower, private balcony, hair dryer, refrigerator, and telephone.