Rancho Naturalista: "Serious Birders" Top 5 Page for this destination Costa Rica Hotel Tip by Suzie3

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  View from balcony Rancho Naturalista
by Suzie3

For serious birders, this is the place to go. The picture is of the famous Rancho Naturalista Balcony where everyone gathers in the morning for coffee and amazing bird watching. All the birds in the area take their turns eating and it is one of the most wonderful wake up calls I have ever had.
The food was wonderful. One night we had a whole filet mignon per table.
The view of Turrialba is wonderful to me. This is where we hope to end up some day.

Unique Qualities: They have a huge hummingbird area set up where you can sit and watch them for hours.
There is a stream going through the property with four pools where, at 4:15pm sharp, every day the hummers would come to bathe. People would yell out a pool number and a hummingbird name so we could see them all when they came in.

Address: Turrialba
Price Comparison: more expensive than average
Price: US$120-180
Theme: Other
Website: http://www.birdwatchingcostarica.com/ranchonaturalista/

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written May 15, 2004
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