Men’s and Women’s bathroom facilities located within 25 meters with hot-water showers. Four rooms sleep from 2 to 8 persons each, in 1 to 4 bunkbeds. The Bunkhouse is located in the main campus, about 100m from the dining hall.
Located about 100 meters from the main building and dining hall, the bungalows are the primary student dormitory rooms. Each room has private bathroom with hot-water shower and sleeps up to 4 persons (2 bunkbeds). Four rooms also available with 1 double and 1 single bed.
Primary rooms reserved for tourists and faculty, the Ecolodge rooms are an 8-10 minute walk from the main campus along a country road. Each room has private bathroom with hot-water shower, coffee maker and balcony. Most rooms include 1 double, 1 single and 1 bunkbed.
Ecolodge San Luis and Biological Station is an integrated eco-tourism, research and educational project directed on-site by resident tropical biologists.
For a culturally authentic educational experience, make the Ecolodge San Luis at the University of Georgia’s Costa Rica Campus your base for exploring the Monteverde Cloud Forest! Guests at the Ecolodge San Luis enjoy a wide range of educational, nature-based, and cultural activities, both on our campus and in the local community. Ecolodge San Luis won an international Innovation in Sustainability award.
A wide range of activities is offered to enrich the stay of each guest: guided and independent walks on an extensive trail system, night hikes, tropical farm activities, reforestation, and world-class bird watching with expert guides, photography, swimming, horseback riding, hands-on laboratory, day trips to Monteverde, and a host of cultural activities.
The hotel is situated on 70 hectares (175 acres) at the head of the San Luis Valley in northwestern Costa Rica. The property borders the Monteverde Cloud Forest Preserve and the Children’s International Rain Forest, and shares with them a stunning diversity of wildlife. This is a birder’s paradise: around 200 species of birds occur here. Notable mammals include monkeys, sloths and ocelots.
All accommodations are newly-built, comfortable, and immaculate. Two kinds of lodging are available: 1-) Spacious, well-appointed cabin rooms nestled among the trees, with private baths and verandas overlooking the San Luis River gorge; and 2-) cozy bunkhouse facilities, with bunk beds in mahogany-paneled dormitory rooms and shared baths.
A minimum stay of 2 to 3 nights is strongly recommended in order to take part of the many activities available.
The package is comprehensive and includes lodging, delicious home-cooked meals, expert guides and full range of activities.
Policies of Ecolodge San Luis and Biological Station
Amenities of Ecolodge San Luis and Biological Station
- BALCONY OR TERRACE
- CURRENCY EXCHANGE
- GARDEN VIEW
- HIKING TRAILS
- LAUNDRY SERVICE
- PRIVATE BATHROOM WITH HOT WATER
- FREE BREAKFAST
- FREE PARKING
- HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE