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+352-377-7111 Outside Costa Rica, USA and Canada


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Birds, birds, everywhere! Christmas Bird Count at Selva Verde Lodge & Reserve

On December 16, 2017, seven dedicated volunteers set out at sunrise...

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Mysterious wild dog sighting in unfamiliar territory

Camera trap photos reveal bush dogs in Costa Rica for first time

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Many of our guests are well-accustomed to spotting a myriad of birds, insects, reptiles and other species throughout the 500-acre preserve. It is less common, however, to come face-to-face with some of the larger mammals. Now, thanks to Selva Verde’s new camera-trap station, we have visual evidence from images taken on the grounds of Selva Verde, featuring some of the reserve’s more elusive residents.

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Update from the SCLC: Saying goodbye to Amos Bien

On November 19, we bid farewell to a pioneer in sustainable tourism, a founding member of the Sarapiquí Conservation Learning Center Board, and dear friend, Amos Bien. 


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Selva Verde Lodge & Holbrook Travel team up to support the Center for Responsible Travel

Bid on a Selva Verde travel package and help support sustainable tourism!

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New Evening Lecture Series

Iván Castillo Gomez, Selva Verde’s head naturalist guide, has created a series of interesting talks for all visitors.