Savegre Mountain Hotel - Mountain View in Cerro de la Muerte / Los Santos Valley,  Cerro de la Muerte/Los Santos Valley, Costa Rica - Exploring Costa Rica-











      

Savegre Mountain Hotel - Mountain View in Cerro de la Muerte / Los Santos Valley, Cerro de la Muerte/Los Santos Valley, Costa Rica - Exploring Costa Rica-

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Savegre Mountain Hotel
Savegre Mountain Hotel

Savegre Mountain Hotel

In our establishment you will let go off the tensions caused by modern life and the problems that accompany it…come and let us share with you the splendor of our most important resource: Nature itself.




General Information about Savegre Mountain Hotel

The Savegre Mountain Hotel, also known as Cabinas Chacón, is located in San Gerardo de Dota, a small community in the Talamanca mountains in the midst of a precious ecosystem... Here you will find a deep cloud forest filled with massive oaks and other native species. The woods serve as a sanctuary for a large number of mammals and innumerable species of insects, amphibians, amazing plants and colorful birds, a paradise for birdwatchers.

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Rainbow trout abound in the Savegre River which is great for fly fishing. The Chacón Family not only have developed this wonderul hotel, but have over the course of the years take advantage of the crisp weather to grow apples, plums, and peaches, and rainbow trout. Over 170 bird species have been observed in the area and its multiple hiking trails in the Cloud Forest. This is known as one of the best places in the country to observe quetzals, who live here year around The Hotel hosts the Quetzal Education Research Center Complexwhich you sample in meals. Room
Don Efraín Chacón and his family arrived here in 1954 and were the first cooperative venture between the Chacón

Family and Southern Nazarene University in Oklahoma.
In the midst of exuberant tropical cloud forest and bounded by beautiful gardens with colorful flowers sorrounded by hummingbirds, you find our comfortable fine facilities. Our rooms are equipped with heating systems, private bath with hot water, comfortable beds, and all the amenities from first class service.

Resplendent Quetzal - male
The pure mountain air adds to the feeling of peace and relaxation that you will experience while staying with us, great nights just on the edge of an amazing tropical cloud forest, the song of birds in the awakening, and the harmonius countryside, are just a few of the elements that will turn your visit into the greatest holidays you have ever had.

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In the midst of exuberant tropical cloud forest and bounded by beautiful gardens with colorful flowers sorrounded by hummingbirds, you find our comfortable fine facilities. Our rooms are equipped with heating systems or fireplace, private bath with hot water, comfortable beds, and all the amenities from first class service.

The pure mountain air adds to the feeling of peace and relaxation that you will experience while staying with us, great nights just on the edge of an amazing tropical cloud forest, the song of birds in the awakening, and the harmonius countryside, are just a few of the elements that will turn your visit into the greatest holidays you have ever had.

 

 We are a company dedicated to fine hotel service, and our fundamental interest is to provide the local and international tourist with an experience and visit that fully meets their expectations. Our services, provided in environment of warmth and comfort, reflect the tranquility of what is meant by Costa Rica. In our establishment you will let go off the tensions caused by modern life and the problems that accompany it…come and let us share with you the splendor of our most important resource: Nature itself.

The Savegre Mountain Hotel, also known as Cabinas Chacón, is located in San Gerardo de Dota, a small community in the Talamanca mountains in the midst of a precious ecosystem... Here you will find a deep cloud forest filled with massive oaks and other native species. The woods serve as a sanctuary for a large number of mammals and innumerable species of insects, amphibians, amazing plants and colorful birds, a paradise for birdwatchers.

As you wind around Cerro de la Muerte on the Interamerican Highway, you will see the lush vegetation become stunted and then diminish. The turn off for San Gerardo de Dota is on Kilometer 80, driving for 9 kilometers down on a well mantained gravel road you reach this narrow, pristine mountain valley at 2200 meters of altitude (7220 ft). San Gerardo de Dota has become a paradise for birdwatchers, hikers, and trout fishers.

Don Efraín Chacón Don Efraín Chacón and his family arrived here in 1954 and were the first pioneers settling down in this valley. The Chacón Family not only have developed this wonderul hotel, but have over the course of the years take advantage of the crisp weather to grow apples, plums, and peaches, which you sample in meals. Rainbow trout abound in the Savegre River which is great for fly fishing. Over 170 bird species have been observed in the area and its multiple hiking trails in the Cloud Forest. This is known as one of the best places in the country to observe quetzals, who live here year around The Hotel hosts the Quetzal Education Research Center Complex (QERC), a cooperative venture between the Chacón Family and Southern Nazarene University in Oklahoma.

 

How to get there to Savegre Mountain Hotel

Using the city of San José as a reference point, take the Florencio del Castillo Highway to the Southern Interamerican Highway, Route 2. From there, enjoy the great climate as you drive through the beautiful high mountains of fog-shrouded Cerro de La Muerte, highest pass on the Interamerican Highway, until you reach kilometer 80, where you take a detour to the right for 9 kilometers on well-maintained country road, finally reaching the slopes of the Savegre River - your tranquil destination.

Travelling by bus:

Take a San Isidro Bus, either from San José or San Isidro de El General, and ask to be left at Kilometer 80 in the entrance to San Gerardo ("Entrada a San Gerardo de Dota"). San Gerardo de Dota is 9 Kilometers downhill from there. When you reserve please let us know that you are going to need transportation from the main highway, we will be there to pick you up. The cost for picking you up and taking you back to the entrance will be US$10 each way, maximun 5 people.

It is important to be at the Stations at least two hours in advance to get your tickets, although it is much better to buy them the day before.

Where do you take the bus?

If you are in San Isidro de El General you can take the buses from MUSOC, the station is located 3 blocks away from the Central Park.

If you are in San José you will need to go to the MUSOC Bus Station in Downtown San José, it is located on Central Street, 22nd Avenue; in front of Maternidad Carit. It is easier to just take a taxi there.

Bus schedule from San Isidro or San José:

MUSOC Bus Schedule:
Buses leave from San Isidro or San José at the following times: 5:00 a.m., 5:30 a.m., 6:30 a.m., 7 :30 p.m., 8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m. , and 5:30 p.m., Office hours: 5:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m everyday. Ticket Cost: US$4

Rates at Savegre Mountain Hotel

 

 For rates please visit our Website Quetzals.net

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Tel:+(506)2771-4582 - Fax:+(506)2771-8841
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Optional Activities in the Cerro de la Muerte/Los Santos Valley

 

-Birdwatching
-Trekking
-Hiking
-Coffee Tour
-Tapir Trek
-Quetzal`s Tours
-Canopy
-Tarzan`s Flight
-ATV`s Tour
-Trout Fishing

 

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