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Located in San Gerardo de Dota, approximately 85 km southeast of San Jose, on a family farm in the mountains at 7,000 ft. altitude, with a fresh water river running through the property. Guest accommodations include 10 rooms, each with private baths, hot water and heating. Delicious home-cooked meals are served in a family-style restaurant.

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The cozy and relaxing atmosphere of the Trogon Lodge makes every guest feel right at home. The beautiful surroundings provide a unique opportunity to enjoy the sights and sounds of nature, as well as discover the wonders of Costa Rica's ecology.


Visit the highlands of the Talamanca Mountain range, the oldest geological formation in Costa Rica. The Rio Macho Forest Reserve is Costa Rica's largest protected area, composed of 13 different units for a total of over 200,000 acres. This area is home to an immense variety of flora, and an ecological niche in which the quetzal (holy bird of the Mayan culture) may be seen year-round.

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Rio Macho Forest Reserve is the natural habitat for a great diversity of flora and avifauna . . . some of the plant species include the cipresillo (oak - querquis costaricensis), mountain needle, and blueberry, all endemic to this area. Also to be found are hundreds of species of bromeliads, lichen moss, ferns and a multitude of orchids and colorful flowers such as guesneracias. In addition to the quetzal, you can also observe trogons, the unique silky fly-catcher, coppery headed emerald hummingbirds, cerise-throated hummingbirds and the peg-billed finch, all of which are endemic, found only in this part of the world.


This area has been researched for years by the most dedicated naturalist experts, who have discovered a rare ecological niche in which these birds may be found year round. You are invited to hike this niche, part of the largest protected area in all of Costa Rica (a total of 95,000 hectares are protected in 13 different units.)

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The area tou will visit is one of the highest points in the Talamanca Mountain Range, a large tectonic formation reaching 10,000 feet above sea level and forming part of the Continental Divide.


Additional activities include horseback riding, birdwatching, hiking, mountain biking and visits to natural wonders close to the lodge


RATES 2013

From December 15, 2012 to December 14, 2013
Description Single Double Triple Quadruple
Standard $67.00 $87.00 $107.00 $137.00
Junior Suite $120.00 $140.00 N/A N/A

RATES 2014

From December 15, 2013 to December 14, 2014
Description Single Double Triple Quadruple
Standard $74.00 $94.00 $114.00 $144.00
Junior Suite $130.00 $150.00 N/A N/A


  • Prices in US $ per night per room
  • Rates include breakfast.
  • Rates do not include local taxes (13%)
  • Children up to 12 years old no additional charge for lodging.
  • Children up to 4 years old, no charge for breakfast, children from 5 to 12 years old must pay full rate on breakfast. Maximum 2 children per room.
  • Rates are subject to change whitout previous notice.
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