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Hidden Canopy Treehouses Boutique Hotel

Last updated: 27 December, 2023

Tucked into the cloud forest on the outskirts of Santa Elena, this intimate little B&B is comprised of a series of bungalows that are built right into the trees.

The bungalows sit in five hectares of misty cloud forest, dotted with orchids and bromeliads perched over a jungle-filled valley. This area is rife with exotic life, including hummingbirds, toucans, capuchin monkeys and the occasional slow-moving sloth.

Rooms are rustic – in warm woods and fronted with large terraces overlooking the valley. Some have Jacuzzis and the largest is big enough for a family of five (min age for kids though is 15).

Best of all are the vistas: the lodge is perched on a hillside with extravagant valley views.

Surrounding area

The lodge is located on a thickly forested hillside between the Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve (excellent hiking) and the village of Santa Elena (good for shopping and dining). The setting is pastoral, surrounded by more than five hectares of pristine woods.

From the village, the main road leads south and east, towards the cloud forest reserve at Monteverde. The lodge is 1,500m above sea level, so it can often be cloudy and cool.


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General amenities

Key facilities

Airport transfers*
Beach: None
Fitness centre
Fitness classes
Golf course
Hot tub
Kids club
Parking: On-site (free)
Pool (adults only)
Pool (indoor)
Pool (outdoor)
Pool (kids)
Tennis courts
WiFi: Free

Food & drink

All inclusive
Kids menu
Restaurant on-site
Self catering
Additional charge

Room amenities

Room types


Room facilities

Air conditioning
Flat screen TV
Hot tub (private)
Pool (private)
Tea & coffee making facilities

Bedding options

2+ bedrooms
3+ beds
Connecting rooms
Rollaway/sofa bed