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Sustainability Demonstration Center

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Closed Now: 08:00 - 18:00
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Wonderful and heart warming

The people "put something back in" to the environment and they are pretty amazing. The talk given... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
Tracey S
Moruya, New South Wales, Australia
Beautiful and meaningful

My 14-year-old son and I spent a night here during our trip to CR. This family is doing really... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2017
Leslie S
Toronto, Canada
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“veronica”(10 reviews)
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At the Center we work on Economic & Social Justice, Animal Welfare and Environmental Protection. Look up our video on youtube as "Sustainability Demonstration Center"! Community-based sustainable rural tourism finances the work we do and promotes...more
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Route 606 Guacimal, Guacimal 5655, Costa Rica
+506 8302 2522
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

The people "put something back in" to the environment and they are pretty amazing. The talk given by the facilitator was fascinating and I was so pleased to have done something worthwhile during my visit to Costa Rica. We were lucky enough to do some...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2017

My 14-year-old son and I spent a night here during our trip to CR. This family is doing really brave and important work in the community in terms of both environmental and social sustainability. We had the privilege of spending quite a bit of time...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2017

I came across this center by accident .. we stopped and asked to have a look inside and everything we learned and the people we met were just beyond our expectations. This center is a perfect example of what the possibilities of a sustainable lifestyle...More

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veronica s, Owner at Sustainability Demonstration Center, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Thank YOU so much for visiting us! We love having people stop by and share about the ways in which we are working to build a more sustainable lifestyle and community.

Reviewed 28 March 2017

We loved our stay at La Granja. Veronica, Alex and Stuart were wonderful hosts. Our place was rustic and unique. We loved the outdoor living area! All of the animals that visited with us while we were there made our stay very unique and so...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2017

Truly a beautiful place to visit!! The center is composed of a main building (very rich history, thoughtfully decorated with local artwork and well-preserved cultural and historical objects, very relaxing and inspiring space to be in), and connected to a large area of land with...More

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veronica s, Owner at Sustainability Demonstration Center, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2017

Our visitors are a source of positive energy and true information about what goes on in their parts of the world, so we are so very appreciative of their time spent with us just as much as they appreciate hearing about the real Costa Rica....More

Reviewed 19 February 2017

This is place is not only fun and informative, with lots of really cool animals and plants,and a beautiful river,and if you are lucky enough to have Stewart guide you around it will be all the more enjoyable! ...but not just that. Once you've been...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2017

We loved our stay at La Granja and the time we spent with Stewart and Veronica. Our place was rustic, clean and comfortable with a wonderful on demand hot water shower, which was such a treat. All of the animals that visited with us while...More

Thank 285erin
Reviewed 3 February 2017

This is a wonderful Center with lots to see and learn. The hosts are gracious and informative. You can take dance lessons; visit the farmer's market (Saturday) where you can enjoy music, dancing and great food. There are also VRBO rentals nearby which helps support...More

Thank sherry0224
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Our family was truly fortunate to spend some time at the Sustainability Demonstration Center with Veronica & Stewart and to rent Casa Cielo outside Monteverde. When I say fortunate I mean; greatful, blessed, inspired, lucky, and humbled. The work that Veronica and her family are...More

Thank WillTim72
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We rented a cabin (Casa Cielo) from Veronica but we received much more than just a place to stay in Monteverde. Along with the cabin, came three wonderful friends (Alex, Veronica, and Stuart). They introduced us to their cause (saving Costa Rica's rivers from pollution...More

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veronica s, Owner at Sustainability Demonstration Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2017

Thank you for your thoughtful words. We were very happy to have you with us and your stopping to eat the food at the Farmer's market helped the women who have stands there. It is people like you that take the time to come to...More

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