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We really enjoyed poking around these gardens. We relaxed with a cold drink after seeing most of... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2018
ticasueW
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Playa Jaco, Costa Rica
Outstanding Orchid Collection

I am a bit of an orchid enthusiast, so my opinion may be a bit biased, but the number of specimen... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2018
ritasts
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Hamilton, Canada
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Reviewed 13 September 2018

We really enjoyed poking around these gardens. We relaxed with a cold drink after seeing most of the orchids then went to the duck pond and had fun watching the ducks and feeding them too. After that we walked around a bit more ad ended...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2018

Great place for an hour walk, orchids in flower even in July, tropical plants, and water features. Good restaurant but with typical overpriced food common to CR. Better bet is the Fiesta de Maiz restaurant on the corner of the highway to Alajuela. Virtually no...More

Thank Leland S
Reviewed 18 April 2018

I am a bit of an orchid enthusiast, so my opinion may be a bit biased, but the number of specimen they had was impressive. The rest of the garden was a lovely walk, with different types of gardens flowing from one to another. It...More

Thank ritasts
Reviewed 19 March 2018

I have a real problem with these glowing reviews. I double checked to ensure we were talking about the same place! It was average at best. Yes, some of the greenhouses had some beautiful orchids but most were barren. Several greenhouses were closed and empty....More

Thank Albert T
Reviewed 5 March 2018

What a place!!! The owner gave us an amazing tour of his birds, orchids, restaurant, play equipment for children and roaming chickens and ducks. He explained how orchids are propagated and care for, as well gave info on the trees on the property. Oh my...More

Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 30 January 2018

We were given a very informative tour of the gardens and shown some of what is involved in the propagation of orchids. They have a beautiful setting and all the information was very interesting. Lots of native trees and plants throughout the grounds and even...More

Thank Marilee B
Reviewed 1 September 2017

A nice place with green houses and quite walkways thruout the property. A little run down and in need of care, but enjoyable. Not sure if tours are available, which would be nice as the plants are not labeled for identification.

Thank overtonp2016
Reviewed 14 March 2017

if you like Orchids, nature and outdoors this will be a good place to hang out for a couple or ours. The place is very quiet, not to big. The Orchid availability is good, but not great considering is located in Costa Rica. Is a...More

Thank Gilberto V
Reviewed 10 March 2017

The garden is located in La Garita, just east of Atenas near Highway 3. We spent one month driving around Costa Rica and so had done quite a bit of research beforehand. This garden wasn't well-covered by the various travel books & websites we read,...More

Thank GarethD176
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

This family owned garden showcase was fun and educational. The people doing the presentation were very enthusiastic and loved their job. Lunch was nice and was all locally sourced and organic.

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