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Monteverde Lodge & Gardens Monteverde Lodge & Gardens Monteverde Lodge & Gardens Monteverde Lodge & Gardens
Arrival Departure Rooms Adults/Room Children/Room (*)
Recommended Stay 2-4 Nights
(*) 10 year olds and younger sharing room with parents.

Reserve 2 nights, get a 3rd free: April 6th to June 30th 2015 | September 1st to December 18th

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Frog Pond

The Tour
The guided portion of the tour takes approximately 45 minutes, but you are welcome to view the frogs for as long as you want. The price includes a local guide to the frogs, and the entrance fee. The frog pond is just a short walk from the entrance to Monteverde Lodge & Gardens.
Shared Adult Rate Shared Child Rate
$13.5 $10

A bilingual guide accompanies visitors during each tour and teaches them about the frogs’ history, habitat, and unique characteristics. Some of the more exotic names on hand include poison arrow frog, crowned frog, marine toad, cane toad, leopard frog, hourglass frog, and the iconic Costa Rican red-eyed tree frog.

Visits after dark are especially popular, as the frogs are generally more active and vocal during the nighttime.

Frogs and toads are currently undergoing a massive global decline. Part of the proceeds from the ticket sales goes to conservation and research efforts.

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Monteverde Lodge & Gardens
Lodge: 011 (+506) 2645-5057
Office: 011 (+506) 2257-0766
Fax: 011 (+506) 2257-1665


400 mtrs east (uphill) from the Frog Pond, entrance on the right hand side of the road.
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no smoking

Smokers Be Aware!
Costa Rica has recently passed one of the strictest smoking regulations in the world; hotels are 100% SMOKE FREE.
If you are a guest at the hotel, and want to smoke, by law you are required to leave the property. This is a 300 meter walk to the road outside the main gate, day or night, rain or shine. We realize that this is very inconvenient, but it’s the law. There is an $800 fine for breaking this law.