El Establo Mountain Hotel

Cerro Plano. Diagonal from Rafael Argueds School

Puntarenas Province, Monteverde, Costa Rica 60109

Conveniently located on a hillside in the Cerro Plano area, EL Establo Mountain Hotel is an elegant property ideal for families and nature lovers. The hotel is set on a private 150-acre farm adjacent to the Monteverde and Santa Elena reserves, making it a great place to explore the surrounding area and visit nearby attractions. Owned by a half Quaker and Costa Rican family, El Establo Hotel offers a variety of activities, restaurants and amenities that will make your stay in Monteverde memorable.

El Establo Mountain Hotel

Hotel Details


This elegant, family-friendly hotel is located on a hillside in the Cerro Plano area. It is surrounded by popular Monteverde attractions, like the Butterfly Farm (0.6 miles), Ecological Sanctuary (0.6 miles) and the Cheese Factory (1 mile).

Hotel Amenities

Guests can take a dip in the solar-heated swimming pool with stunning views of the Nicoya Gulf as well as a Jacuzzi. For sports and outdoors enthusiasts,  El Establo Hotel  offers excellent facilities, like a soccer field, a basketball court, an open-air gym and nature trails. There is even an onsite canopy tour where professional guides lead guests across 16 different ziplines, 2 hanging rope bridges and a Tarzan swing.

  • Restaurants
  • Swimming pool
  • Soccer field
  • Basketball court
  • Open- air gym
  • Beauty Salon
  • Conference room
  • Wedding facilities
  • Free parking
  • Spa


El Establo Hotel has 155 rooms divided into three different categories: Deluxe, Suites and the Honeymoon Suite. All of the comfortable guestrooms have exquisite décor, wall-to-wall carpeting, closets, private hot water bathrooms (with a separate bathtub and shower) and orthopedic mattresses.

Deluxe Double: This 538 sq. ft. room has two comfortable queen beds and a balcony or a terrace. It is ideal for small families or groups of friends and offers views of the surrounding area.

Junior Suite: This spacious suite is comprised of a sitting area, a separate bathroom and a balcony or terrace with spectacular views. This room is ideal for couples looking for additional space and privacy, as it has one king bed.

Suite: This large suite is ideal for large families and groups. Comprised of two floors, this room offers two king beds with the option of adding a twin bed, as well as a balcony or terrace.

Honeymoon Suite: This romantic suite is perfect for newlyweds. Featuring a separate Jacuzzi and a stunning view of the Nicoya Golf, this room is perfect for those who want to have an unforgettable stay in Montverde with their significant other.

Room Amenities

  • Refrigerator
  • Telephone
  • Cable TV
  • Desk
  • Coffee maker
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe deposit box
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Jacuzzi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Free cribs/ infant beds available on request
  • Pillowtop mattress and luxurious bedding

Nearby Things to Do

  • Bat Jungle – 0.4 miles
  • Monteverde Butterfly Farm – 0.6 miles
  • Monteverde Ecological Sanctuary – 0.6 miles
  • Monteverde Orchid Farm – 1 mile
  • Monteverde Cheese Factory – 1 mile
  • Selvatura Adventure Park – 2.3 miles
  • Entrance to Monteverde Reserve – 2.5 miles
  • Entrance to Santa Elena Reserve – 4.8 miles

Spa Services

For those wishing to relax and unwind, EL Establo Mountain Hotel has a beautiful onsite spa. Comprised of four different treatment rooms, Green Leaf Spa has rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. It offers a variety of treatments, including body wraps, facials and body scrubs. Aromatherapy treatments, massages, manicures and pedicures are also available.


El Establo Hotel has two restaurants: “Las Riendas” and “Laggus”.

Restaurante Las Riendas: This restaurant offers a casual-dining atmosphere and a breakfast buffet. Guests can try traditional Costa Rican cuisine, as well as international dishes.

Restaurante Laggus: Housed in a modern two-story building, Restaurante Laggus has lovely views of the property. This elegant restaurant offers a fine-dining experience, as well as two wine cellars for private dinners. There is also an onsite lounge area for cocktail hour.

Other onsite features of Hotel El Establo include a coffee shop.