Villa Blanca Cloud Forest Resort & Nature Reserve

Location: Arenal & Northern Costa Rica | Costa Rica

Price guide: £££££ Less than £100 per person per night

In the rolling hills of Costa Rica’s Central Highlands, Villa Blanca Cloud Forest Resort & Nature Reserve offers beautiful casita styled garden villas that are ensconced in the misty cloud forest. Originally owned by the former Costa Rican president, the 75-acre upscale mountain resort blends modern eco-tourism with unique views looking out from whirlpool baths and private terraces.
Perfect forEco-minded couples and honeymooners looking to enjoy a romantic getaway.
In the knowMake sure to visit Villa Blanca’s Mariana Wedding Chapel, the 50th anniversary-wedding gift from former President Rodrigo Carazo Odio to First Lady Estrella Carazo Zeledon. The chapel is a replica of a 14th century chapel in Rome, and it has a unique hand painted ceramic ceiling that beautifully depicts the history of the Virgin Mary.

Recommended for...

  • Eco-tourism
  • Lodge
  • Off the Beaten Track
  • Peace & Quiet

Hotel Overview

Where

Over an hour’s drive from San Jose’s international airport, located within the Los Angeles Private Biological Nature Reserve in the canton of San Ramon.

Rooms at Villa Blanca Cloud Forest Resort & Nature Reserve

From charming Superior and Deluxe Casitas to romantic private Honeymoon Suites, the resort has recreated a 19th mountain village with 35 well-appointed lodges, each featuring vaulted cane ceilings, handcrafted furniture and welcoming fireplaces.

Food and facilities

With architecture that reflects the original farm village concept, the resort has a private theatre, health club and a lobby bar where you can enjoy great wines and cocktails in handmade leather sofas after a day of exploration. The resort also has a full-service spa, using ingredients from the garden, so make sure to try the yoghurt, oats and honey body wrap. For a phenomenal dining experience, there is the El Sendero Restaurant, which offers a fusion of traditional regional dishes and innovative sauces and spices. Perched on the edge of the cloud forest, the restaurant has its own bakery where each day fresh breads and pastries are presented for deliciously good breakfasts.

Activities at Villa Blanca Cloud Forest Resort & Nature Reserve

Choose from a wide variety of nature-based activities including horseback riding and excursions to the area’s hot springs, as the hotel is ideally suited as a gateway to Arenal Volcano and the famous Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve.

Best time to go

Best time to travel

Good time to travel (but some limitations)

Travel is possible (but it’s not the best time)

Travel is not recommended

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec
Best time to go

Hotel location

Stay at Villa Blanca Cloud Forest Resort & Nature Reserve on these trips

More places to stay in Arenal & Northern Costa Rica

YOUR JOURNEY STARTS HERE

call us on 020 7337 9010 to start planning your perfect trip

Make an enquiry

© 2022 Exsus Travel. Experts in luxury tailor-made holidays.

Exsus Travel Limited t/a Exsus Travel. Registered in England and Wales at this address: 1 Burwood Place, London, W2 2UT. Company No. 3385363. VAT No. 719-221840.

Book with confidence.
ATOL
All the flights and flight-inclusive holidays on this website are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. When you pay you will be supplied with an ATOL Certificate. Please ask for it and check to ensure that everything you booked (flights, hotels and other services) is listed on it. Please see our booking conditions for further information or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate go to: www.caa.co.uk
ABTA
We are a member of ABTA (ABTA No. Y6561) which means you have the benefit of ABTA’s assistance and Code of Conduct. We provide full financial protection for your money.
International Passenger Protection (IPP)
In accordance with the Passenger protection policy for insolvency cover in respect of the Package Travel & Linked Travel Regulations 2018, all passengers booking with Exsus Travel are fully protected for the initial deposit and subsequently the balance of all monies paid to us, including repatriation costs, arising from cancellation or curtailment of your travel arrangements due to the insolvency of Exsus Travel. There is no requirement for financial protection of day trips, and none is provided. Your booking is insured by IPP Ltd and its panel of insurers. This insurance is only valid for passengers who book and pay directly with Exsus Travel. If you have booked and/or paid direct to a Travel Agent for a holiday with Exsus Travel please request proof of how the booking is secured as this will not be covered by IPP Ltd in this instance.
This insurance has been arranged by International Passenger Protection Limited and underwritten by Liberty Mutual Insurance Europe SE. For further information please go to www.ipplondon.co.uk.
Claims procedure: you must notify IPP as soon as practically possible giving full details of what has happened quoting the name of your Travel Operator to: IPP Claims at Cunningham Lindsey, Oakleigh House, 14-15 Park Place, Cardiff,  CF10 3DQ, United Kingdom. Tel: +44 (0)345 266 1872.
Email: Insolvency-claims@ipplondon.co.uk or online at http://www.ipplondon.co.uk/claims.asp