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Overnight visits to the field station should be reserved in advance; larger groups should reserve well in advance of high season (January to March).

Please inquire at Reception for further information on accommodations. Day visitors can have lunch at the garden, but lunch must be reserved at Reception by 10am, or previously reserved to Reservations Department, contact visit.ots @ tropicalstudies.org


We offer cabins with private bath, twin beds, fans and balcony with view to the gardens.



We offer set meals in family style service. Vegetarian food is a daily option. Box lunches are also offered.

Breakfast: 6:30 a.m.

Lunch: 12:00 m.d.

Dinner: 6:00 p.m.

The Bookstore & Gift Shop:

Store hours are from 8am - 5pm daily. Books, garden guides, T-shirts, and a wide variety of gift items are available. Your purchase helps us conserve this unique place.


Guided tours of the garden and forest are available by reservation. Our natural history guides can focus tours on the individual interests of each party - please let us know if you have a particular preference. We also have booklets for self-guided tours of the garden, which are available for purchase at the gift shop.

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For information and reservations: visit.ots @ tropicalstudies.org

Biological Stations:
La Selva
Las Cruces
Palo Verde

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