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Recinto del Pensamiento

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A great place to relax while walking a well kept trail. An amazing diversity of flora and fauna... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
via mobile

Took my family on the ecological tour from recinto del pensamiento, and everyone absolutely loved... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
Manizales, Colombia
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“bonsai trees”(3 reviews)
“nice walk”(3 reviews)
Km 11 Via al Magdelena, Manizales, Colombia
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Reviewed 20 August 2014 via mobile

The Recinto is one of my preferred places in Manizales right of the main highway that leads towards Bogotá. The tour lasts about 2 hours through a mosaic of gardens, forest, butterflies and orchids with very professional, young energetic guides. It is not a jungle...More

4  Thank EcoReviewer
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 5 January 2013

The location is nice, the attractions is not bad but the cost of entrance is expensive. $17.000.00 COL and we got a brief tour of a garden, a ride up the mountain in an old ski lift and another brief tour after a small cup...More

3  Thank laurence_baird
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Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

A great place to relax while walking a well kept trail. An amazing diversity of flora and fauna; and an exceptional hotel with a very comfortable and cozy restaurant.

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Took my family on the ecological tour from recinto del pensamiento, and everyone absolutely loved it! The tour is in Spanish, and I don't really think my family understood anything the guide said, but since it's so visual oriented everyone still enjoyed it a ton....More

Thank amy_doo_does
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Fantastic place to visit, the tour is like being in the jungle, and then in a museum at the same time. 300 year old bonsai trees and all types of orchids. Totally amazing!!! And 100’s of hummingbirds!!

Thank Denny E
Reviewed 23 February 2018

This nature reserve and hummingbird sanctuary is a great way to spend an afternoon. The staff were very informative, helpful, and knowledgeable; however, few of them speak English if that is what you are looking for. We didn't stay at the hotel or eat at...More

Thank Brett H
Reviewed 13 December 2017

A beautiful and fascinating park, with an astounding array of hummingbirds, orchids, and butterflies, set on a gorgeous hillside, with views of mountain peaks. Relaxing.

Thank RobinHoo
Reviewed 12 December 2017

We arrived around 3:15 and the last tour was just leaving. The tour went through a Japanese garden, a butterfly house, a hummingbird garden, and a short walk through the forest. It was incredibly peaceful and a great glimpse of the nature that Colombia has...More

Thank daisy21988
Reviewed 4 December 2017

I spent a week here attending a birding conference. The hotel staff were very friendly and helpful. The grounds are beautiful. I highly recommend the nature tours - Paula and Sebastian were knowledgeable and you can tell they enjoy sharing their knowledge and love for...More

Thank Jenny A
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

The restaurant here is a nice place to sample some excellent traditional food of the area. The food is delicious and the service is exceptional. The gardens at the back are spectacular and the guided tour is well worth the small cost. If you are...More

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Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

There you can find an interesting equilibrium between technology, innovation, coffee, luxurious beds and nature. Having breakfast watching the wax palm, or walking close to lotus flowers. Training some innovation methodologies with Neurocity, and feeling mesmerized by the Pabellón Zeri made of bamboo, wood and...More

Thank nelsong87
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Really nice place to enjoy silence, clean air, lovely gardens, orchids and the hummingbirds!!!!! Absolutely recommended

Thank Kadahl
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