Destination guide

Take in the lush beauty of Monte Verde

The forests and wildlife create a pretty picture of Monte Verde. This city's bird watching, ziplining and hiking draw many visitors. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Monte Verde

Do you want to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Travelers enjoy fun activities like bird watching, ziplining and hiking. Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Monte Verde has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Selvatura Adventure Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Butterfly Conservatory (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Arenal Eco Zoo (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Costa Rica Sky Adventures (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Ecoglide Arenal Park (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Monte Verde

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Monte Verde is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Curi-Cancha Reserve (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Children's Eternal Rainforest (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • I.N.V.U Park (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Arenal Volcano National Park (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Cerro Chato Lake (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Arenal Volcano (13 mi / 21 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Monte Verde

Fly into San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.), the closest airport, located 46.4 mi (74.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to San Jose (SYQ-Tobias Bolanos Intl.), which is 51.7 mi (83.2 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Monteverde?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 365 vacation rentals near Monteverde. From 166 Houses to 32 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Monteverde for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Monteverde?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Monteverde. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve: 368 vacation rentals
  • Monteverde Orchid Garden: 384 vacation rentals
  • Monteverde Butterfly Garden (Jardin de Mariposas): 379 vacation rentals
  • Reserva Biológica Bosque Nuboso Monteverde: 387 vacation rentals
  • El Jardín de las Mariposas: 380 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Monteverde listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Monteverde?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 166 Houses in Monteverde. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Monteverde include:

  • Villas: 32 rentals available
  • Cabins: 45 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 45 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Monteverde?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 117 vacation rentals with pool available in Monteverde. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.