El Establo

Large Mountain Resort with Modern Amenities, Heated Indoor Pools, & Spa.



Rate per night from $235

Spread across more than 100 acres of beautiful mountainside land in the cloud forests of Monteverde sits the El Establo Mountain Hotel. El Establo is a great option for families and couples looking for a quiet place to return to after spending most of their time outdoors on tours, exploring one of the Costa Rica’s most popular nature enthusiasts’ destination—Monteverde.

El Establo is a large mountain resort with 155 spacious guest rooms, all of which come with the standard amenities of cable TV, hair dryer, shower with separate bath tub, and safe. The rooms all have rustic lodge-style furnishings, comfortable beds, carpeted floors, and a balcony or patio with great views. Complimentary WiFi is available in the restaurant, pool area, and the lobby.

El Establo has two restaurants on site, the main restaurant Las Tiendas and the more elegant Laggus Restaurant. Las Tiendas serves basic meal options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner while Laggus opens daily at 4:00PM, just in time for happy hour! Laggus serve more fine-dining dishes, beverages, and appetizers. There is also a little bakery right across the street from the hotel entrance with tasty treats!

Other on-site offerings include an open-air gym, tennis court, basketball court, two covered swimming pools, spa, and hiking trails. Guests can arrange some adventurous activities right on site, including a night walk through the trails and the Tree Top Canopy Tour! The canopy tour has 16 cables in total, two hanging rope bridges, and a Tarzan swing.


  • The environment is their top priority, so they promote sustainable, responsible practices that insure a minimum impact to our most valuable resource… nature.
  • The mission at Green Leaf Spa is to rejuvenate, focusing on beauty, health, and well-being.
  • The Tree Top Canopy Tour is specially designed to enjoy the spectacular view of the gulf and the region’s diverse flora and fauna.
  • Level 1 CST (Certificate of Sustainable Tourism).

*Prices reflect the least expensive rates during low season and are subject to change at any time. You will receive a 100% accurate price when you inquire with us and share your travel dates. Final package pricing includes taxes, domestic transport, tours and lodging as described unless otherwise indicated. The package does NOT include international airfare or optional travel insurance or any other services not expressly mentioned.