Dantica Cloud Forest Lodge

Posted by on Jul 24, 2014 in Costa Rica Eco Lodges | Comments Off on Dantica Cloud Forest Lodge

Surrounded abundant natural beauty, Dantica Cloud Forest Lodge is an eco-boutique hotel that nestled inside the Los Santos Forest Reserve, on top of a hill that consists of 5km of walking trails. It is  the nearest hotel to the newly created Los Quetzales National Park. It is built with eco friendly materials and while staying here you will feel a part of the nature. Nature lovers and adventure lover, bird watcher will find this hotel perfect. 


dantica tourThis lodge is located at the high in the mountains of the Talamanca mountain range, in the middle of the Upper Montane Cloud Forest, at an altitude of 2.600 meters. 84 km from the capital San Jose towards Southern Costa Rica, in the heart of the Los Santos Forest Reserve, you will find the eight luxurious bungalows  of the lodge from where you can enjoy a spectacular view of the cloud forest.

Sustainable Tourism

Dantica promotes Sustainable Tourism that takes full account of its current and future economic, social and environmental impacts. Dantica takes enough measures to protect the environment. They involve the local community and also try to educate the guests about the importance of sustainable living. Dantica’s location is also perfect for promoting sustainable tourism as it is surrounded by National Parks and inside a Forest Reserve, and a one hour drive from the nearest village.

Services offered

dantica roomInternet service

You will find high speed internet in every Bungalow. Even the Bungalows which are located in the forest, have high speed internet. The reception and restaurant area also have internet connectivity. Guest are allowed to use the computer available at the reception.

Laundry service

dantica skyDantica offer standard quality Washing and drying services along with optional Ironing service.  Just put your clothing in the laundry bag available in your Lodge, fill up the check-list and deliver it along with the bag  at the reception.


Dantica Cloud Forest Lodge offers transportation services. They are on time. Prices are reasonable. If you don’t have transportation yourself, you can just use it for the tours. They can also pick you up or drop you off at the entrance of the San Gerardo de Dota valley, along the Pan-American highway.


dantica viewsAt the end of the Los Quetzales National Park Walk, you will have the opportunity to enjoy a special “Cloud Forest” massage with sauna and steam bath. Sauna & Steam Bath Massage brings a lot of health benefits including deep cleansing effect resulted in healthier, radiant and more youthful skin, improved thermoregulation and metaboli? processes in the body. Dantica offer a private massage in your own Bungalow also.


  • Quetzal Tour
  • Guided flora and fauna tour in the Dantica Forest Reserve
  • Birdwatching Tour (short/long)
  • Birdwatching Tour with waterfalls
  • Parque Nacional Los Quetzales – Páramo Tour
  • Parque Nacional Los Quetzales – Cerro de la Muerte Walk
  • Night tour
  • Horse Back Tour to the waterfalls


TEL  (00 506) 27401067 / 27401069
FAX  (00 506) 27401071