Monteverde and Santa Elena

42 miles (68 km) N of Puntarenas, 22 miles (35 km) uphill from the Pan-Am Hwy @ To Santa Elena and up to Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve

Cool and verdant Monteverde has its fair share of interesting sights, many of which are spread out along the winding dirt road that slopes gently upward from the surprisingly bustling town of Santa Elena and into the Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve, with other smaller reserves tucked away off side roads.

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