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frequently asked questions
Click on any of the frequently asked questions below to find out more about Selva Verde. Naturally, feel free to contact us if you have any other questions!
Selva Verde Lodge and Rainforest Reserve offers you a wide range of activities . Our location also gives you easy access to several national parks, research stations, privately operated reserves, and a variety of fun day trips.
Rain or shine our solar panels provide hot water.
Our newly renovated Bungalow rooms are now equipped with A/C and are the only rooms with this amenity. All of our other River Lodge rooms offer ceiling fans and wrap around screens in each room providing ample ventilation and a comfortable rainforest experience.
Yes, we are pleased to offer laundry services to our guests. The cost, with a 24 hour notice, is $1 per pound of laundry. Laundry bags are provided in each room for your convenience.
Yes, on a limited basis. The speed is adequate but there can be times when it is not reliable. Currently there is one computer available for guest use in the TV/Computer room near the front desk and reservations office. Please ask the front desk for assistance.
Yes, bottled water may be purchased at the Selvita Bar or personal water bottles may be filled at designated refill stations on lodge grounds.
Yes, purified water dispensers with hot and cold water are available in various locations around the lodge.
All year! Expect more rainfall during afternoon showers from mid-March to early-November and drier conditions from mid-November to late-February. Temperatures remain in the mid-80s to 90s during most of the year.
Read about Costa Rican weather and other country information here.
Absolutely! Our reservations agents are skilled at customizing your travel adventure throughout Costa Rica and many other Latin American destinations.
All rooms at Selva Verde Lodge are non-smoking.
Yes, we have a conference room that accommodates 45 people comfortably. Please ask your reservations specialist to reserve a room for your group.
Yes, when making reservations, specify your meal request.
Yes. Please mention your meal requests when making lodge reservations.
Yes, we are family friendly! Please visit this page for details.
When making reservations for lodging, we accept MasterCard, VISA, American Express, Discover Card, and Diners Club in addition to personal or business checks. During your stay, VISA and MasterCard are accepted at the lodge.
We have telephones in each room and a phone system which allows for credit card or calling card calls at specified rates. Additionally, pre-paid international calling cards, which may be purchased at established businesses throughout Costa Rica can be used at reception.
Yes, we are happy to offer discounts to groups based on size and travel dates. Please speak with our reservation agents for more details.
Yes, please speak with our reservation agents about qualifying for agency commission.
Check in: 2:00 PM
Check out: 12:00 PM - noon
site-based study abroad
Selva Verde Lodge and Private Reserve provides an exceptional backdrop to explore topics of natural history or to use the surrounding environment as part of your international teaching strategies for global literacy. Selva Verde’s private reserve is the ideal basecamp for educational field programs in ecology, conservation, community development, and culture.
DESIGNED FOR STUDENT LEARNING
An ideal control site for graduate, undergraduate, or advanced high school studies, the site is equipped with classrooms, dormitory accommodation, Wi-Fi, and a basic wet lab facility, offering an ideal backdrop for annual student studies in a variety of research applications. In conjunction with the Sarapiquí Conservation Learning Center, an on-site educational non-profit organization, we can help you design a course to meet the academic needs of your group.
Fields of Study: Forest Fragmentation | Community Development | Climate Change | Ecosystem Analysis | Botanical Diversity | Mammal Diversity | Entomology | Ornithology | Agricultural Impact | Citizen Science
Discover the mysteries of the rainforest through our El Centro Natural ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS. Explore the link between COMMUNITY AND CONSERVATION Programs with the Sarapiquí Conservation Learning Center.
HIgher Ed CURRICULUMS
Selva Verde is an ideal base for university immersion programs and educator professional development workshops. Our rainforest reserve makes an ideal rainforest research site. Our close proximity to San Jose, OTS La Selva Biological Station, and several of Costa Rica's famous national parks allow access to extended learning and exploration. Please CONTACT US for information on how to create a unique field study for your students.
TROPICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH FOR FACULTY
Long revered for research in the natural sciences, Selva Verde provides a solution for faculty-led long-term tropical science research without expenses from consortium or member fees, while accessing both primary and secondary forest with ease.
IDEAL LOCATION FOR EXPLORATION
Selva Verde alone is home to 300 species of birds, 330 species of trees, 120 species of mammals, and countless other plant and insect species. It is also a part of the Mesoamerican Bio-Corridor, an international initiative to link forested land between Mexico and Panama to protect the abundant biodiversity of species and habitats in the region.
Symposia, Seminars, and Retreats
Just 2 hours from San José, Selva Verde Lodge offers the amenities of an education and conferencing center in the heart of a rainforest reserve. The lodge offers total occupancy of 120-140 guests dependent on room configuration, and a variety of room types – from climate-controlled rooms to private bungalows, or situated on the forest edge or adjacent to the Sarapiquí River.
SELVA VERDE IS AN IDEAL SITE FOR:
COMPLETE EVENT MANAGEMENT
Selva Verde Lodge, in conjunction with Holbrook Travel, offers full-service event management, hosting up to 200 participants for formal presentations, workshops throughout the property, and daily integrated activities focused on experiential learning, discovery, exploration, and community exchange. Event services include:
Selva Verde provides an exceptional backdrop to explore topics of interest to your organization or institution.
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