Cloud Forests

Savegre Lodge

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Savegre Mountain Hotel is located in San Gerardo de Dota in the Talamanca Mountains, south of San Jose and is the best place to see the infamous bird, the Quetzal. This area is part of a very precious ecosystem and the Cloud Forest is filled with a large number of mammals, amphibians, amazing plants and colourful birds. The hotel is very comfortable with all bedrooms have private bath. It is also a family run fruit farm. Don Efraín Chacón and his family arrived here in 1954 and were the first pioneers settling down in this valley. The Chacón Family not only have developed this wonderful hotel, but have over the course of the years take advantage of the crisp weather to grow apples, plums, and peaches, which you sample in meals. Rainbow trout abound in the Savegre River which is great for fly fishing. At an altitude of over 7000 ft above sea level warm clothes will be required, especially for the evenings.