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San Gerardo de Dota and San Gerardo de Rivas are small remote villages in unspoilt cloud forest with excellent birdwatching opportunities, particularly for the famous Resplendent Quetzal.

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    Dantica Lodge

    Lodge/Hosteria - San Gerardo de Dota
    The lodge sits at 2,600m in the Talamanca mountain range, and in 20 hectares of private cloud forest a few kilometers from the small village of San Gerardo de Dota. It has beautiful views of the forest with self-guided nature walks leading through it, and there is a gallery with local artwork and a dining room. Breakfast is included and lunch and supper are ordered á la carte. .
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    Monte Azul

    Country hotel - San Gerardo de Rivas
    A luxury mountain resort at the base of Chirripó, Costa Rica's highest mountain. Intially designed as an artist's retreat the property combines combines a 125 acre private nature reserve with a designer hotel and contemporary art project. The aptly named Azul restaurant is excellent.
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    Savegre Lodge

    Lodge/Hosteria - San Gerardo de Dota
    A well established and well run lodge surrounded by beautiful, lush cloud forest. The main building has a good restaurant and bar area, with rooms scattered in the gardens.
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    Trogon Lodge

    Lodge/Hosteria - San Gerado de Dota
    A simple lodge on the banks of the Savegre river, surrounded by pristine forest and an excellent base for bird-watching. The lodge is made up of 26 rooms, a separate bar, restaurant and ponds where they farm rainbow trout (served fresh every night).

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