Nestled in the small community of San Gerardo de Dota within the Talamanca Mountains, Saverge Mountain Hotel is built in the middle of a flourishing ecology and provides some of the best bird watching opportunities in Costa Rica. Savegre’s landscape is a heady mixture of beautiful cloud forests, pure mountain air and attractive looking fruit orchards. The lodge is a great combination of a pretense free natural retreat and a comfortable vacation property, while featuring a great mix of nature based activities. This unassuming eco hotel also sports immaculately maintained gardens and a network of hiking trails on private reserve property to help guests enjoy the quaint magical beauty of San Gerardo’s surroundings. Owned by the well-known Chacon family, this property also offers world class service and impressive amenities. The icing on the cake is their involvement in sustainable initiatives and local community development efforts. Some of the most noteworthy sustainable programs undertaken by Savegre are recycling of resources, energy conservation and waste/toxic reduction. This is a perfect stop for patrons who are looking to be hosted in the middle of Costa Rica’s natural magnificence without destroying its natural wonders.
Tours and Activities
Savegre’s natural landscape is a great base for indulging in a plethora of nature based activities. There are exciting bird watching tours, which can be undertaken with the help of an expert naturalist along with an action-packed cloud forest night tour, where guides will help you navigate the forest paths and view some of rarest creatures such as the Mottled Owl, the Unspotted Swa-whet Owl and the Bare-shanked Screech Owl. Hiking atop the Buena Vosta Mountain for sweeping views of the Central Cordillera volcanoes and horseback riding along a scenic rainforest trail are other much enjoyed guest activities. Trips to the Paroma In Los Quetzales National Park (that is spread over 5000 hectares and 14 staggering eco-systems) for guests to enjoy the scenic vistas of the Talamnaca Cordillera and the Central Volcanic Cordillera volcanoes and an enriching waterfall tour which takes visitors through a lush trail that finishes at the postcard perfect Savegre River Waterfalls.
Savegre Mountain Hotel’s in-house amenities include an inviting and well-appointed spa (that offers a comprehensive range of rejuvenating wellness treatments such as massages, exfoliation, massages and facials), an on-site restaurant – Las Bromelias (which serves a great blend of local and international fare with both buffet and la carte choices), the casual Las Robles Bar and Lounge. Other features provided by Saverge include internet access, a conference center and the well-equipped Quetzal Educational and Research Center.
Patrons looking to give vent to their exploratory cravings can go on a self guided tour of the hotel’s nature reserve (consists of 988 acres of biodiversity topography and efficiently graded trails that cater to diverse physical capacities).
Savegre’s accommodation profile comprises of 50 spacious, snug and tastefully appointed rooms, out of which 21 are standard rooms and 29 Junior Suites. Each room is surrounded by a pretty garden landscape and mountain vistas, and feature a private terrace (for bird watching and enjoying scenic views), a private bath, a heater and comfortable beds. Junior Suites are equipped with a private bathroom, a quaint fireplace and a king size bed. These rooms sport an understated elegance and are minimalist yet comfortable, roomy and rustically beautiful.
The hotel’s exclusive 7 days 6 night package deal costs $ 899 USD for double and $ 1599 USD for single occupancy. Package is inclusive of two-way transportation to and fro San Jose, lodging, all meals, planned tour activities, other transportation and additional taxes.
Savegre Hotel Natural Reserve and Spa
San Gerardo de Dota – Costa Rica
Phone: (506) 2740-1028
Fax: (506) 2740-1027