Used in the past as an agrarian farm, is a protected area of 30 hectares, situated less than a mile above sea level. Monteverde Wild Life Refuge is right between the Pacific dry forest and Monteverde`s cloud forest, which provides an extensive diversity of flora and fauna. Throughout the tour and depending on the season, you may observe toucans, quetzals, bellbirds and a wide variety of other birds, as well as several mammals like sloths, olingos, kinkajous and monkeys. You can also observe snakes, tarantulas, frogs and great variety of insects. And don’t forget the far-reaching plant diversity of the place.