Selva Verde Lodge and Rainforest Reserve
Heredia Province, Sarapiqui, Costa Rica
Haven in SarapiquíJust two hours from San Jose, Selva Verde Lodge and Rainforest Reserve is the perfect base to explore the region. It’s also an important site on the innovative Costa Rican Bird Route, linking 18 preserves within the San Juan–La Selva Biological Corridor and the last remaining habitat in Costa Rica for the endangered Great Green Macaw (Ara ambiguus). Keel-billed Toucans, Great Green Macaws, Wood Thrushes, Grey-necked Wood Rails, Sunbitterns and Violet Crowned Woodnymphs are just a few of the birds that you might encounter at the riverside Lodge, established by the Holbrook family in 1985.