The property lies in the valley between Irazú and Turrialba Volcanoes, 60 kilometers from San José. The lodge itself is in the foothills of Turrialba, 5 kilometers from the crater of the volcano. The whole area is one of great natural beauty. Ranging from 4500 to 10000 feet above sea level, it encompasses several life zones including tropical rainforest, cloud forest and the páramo.
Simple, homey comforts and personalized service, with only twelve rooms, each with private bath and fire stove.
They offer a number of different nature walks to observe the diverse native flora and fauna, excursions to the thermal pools and fumaroles of nearby Irazú Volcano, horseback riding on Turrialba's old lava flows, mountain biking, even trips by oxcart to see other volcanic features.
All of tours are conducted by local tour guides who are knowledgeable about the area. They provide the necessary equipment such as rubber ponchos, boots, binoculars, first aid kit, water bottles.
The access road is restricted to 4 wheel drive vehicles. The route is clearly posted for those coming on their own. They also offer transfer services from major nearby towns.
Volcán Turrialba Lodge, Turrialba, Costa Rica
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