, Turrialba, Costa Rica


About the hotel

The premier birding lodge in Costa Rica, Rancho Naturalista is among the finest in Central America. There are plentiful hummingbirds on the large, open upstairs balcony where you can view the distant smoking volcano. Over 40 species of birds have been recorded in the area. You can hike and bird the trails on your own, and excellent guides are available as well. Nearby Rancho Naturalista is the world famous Rio Pacaure where you can experience the best of whitewater rafting in Costa Rica. Also visit the ancient lost city of Guayabo hidden in the rainforest only about a 45 min. drive from Rancho Naturalista.
At Rancho Naturalista the atmosphere is warm and relaxed, and the staff are friendly and welcoming. This comfortable lodge is famous for its excellent food, well prepared, and made with the best fresh local ingredients. The weather is almost perfect, not too hot and not too cold. Rancho Naturalista is a wonderful getaway for bird watchers, hikers, and naturalists. We have an extensive network of trails for the use of our guests at Rancho Naturalsita. We welcome you to check out our website and see all that Rancho Naturalista has to offer!


Price Range

$80- $180


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