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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Congratulations to the owner and all the staff who are working so hard at this ranch to rehabilitate animals and if possible return them to the wild. We took the private tour and spent over 2 hours learning about the animals and how they are cared for. It was an afternoon to remember. Toucans , baby Sloths playing in the...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a really special spot full of special volunteers doing really great work. Our two hour tour was incredible, Zara was so knowledgeable, funny, sweet and personable and we loved every minute. If you're going to Costa Rica this is a stop you don't want to miss. Go to the ranch, support what they do, learn a ton and...

Thank Emiy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed one night in the guest cottage at the very beginning of our Costa Rican adventure. What a perfect way to start. After checking n to the cute, clean, and well maintained cottage we were free to wander around and explore. There are also plenty of taxis and Ubers available for a quick ride to grab a bite to...

Thank Anne S
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 days and enjoyed it very much. The breakfast with the babies is fun as is the tour, apart from that you are free to wander wherever and whenever you like. We have visited one or two refuges here and there where we felt the animals were almost part of a business venture, but not so...

1Thank duncan h
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed in the guest cottage a week and a half ago. It was absolutely one of the coolest parts of our trip. Cottage: Spacious, clean, and lovely. It had a bunk bed, twin size bed, and a full size bed at the back of the cottage. The front of the cottage consisted of a kitchen and...

Thank Stephanie D
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We visited the Toucan Rescue Ranch on the second day of our trip and it could not be a better start! They are really lovely people who care a lot about the animals. You can see sloths, toucans, monkeys etc. But the wellbeing of the animals comes first. They have an impressive rehabilitation program for the wild animals. The animals...

1Thank Gerard d
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night in the sloth cottage and it was an unforgettable experience. We did the tour in the afternoon when we arrived and it was very informational and interesting. Getting to see the babies and learn more about the animals was definitely the highlight of our trip to Costa Rica. Unfortunately our flight left to early to stay...

Thank KirbyQ
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

With only a 5 day stop over in Costa Rica this is one of the places we really wanted to see. It's well worth a visit and will appeal to adults and kids alike. The sanctuary really makes an effort with the local fauna - both endangered and abused - which was great to see. There is a wide variety...

1Thank Phil R
Huntington Beach, California
Reviewed 25 August 2016

I contacted Carol from Toucan to ask if my little sister could volunteer in some way if we made a visit to the ranch. Even thought the min stay for volunteers is 1 month, since we were staying almost a week, Carol told me she would speak to the owner, Leslie and get back with us. So here I am,...

Thank featherdarling
Reviewed 30 July 2016

This is a wonderful work that these folks are doing with these beautiful animals. I visited with a group from Sol Education Abroad and we all fell in love with these animals. This ranch is funded solely by donations. If you love animals and love a happy ending, you will not want to miss this!

Thank jerryshardwood

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Toucan Rescue Ranch

Address: San Josecito, Heredia 40601, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Heredia > Heredia
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Toucan Rescue Ranch Hotel Heredia
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“There is only one guesthouse available, so make sure you book early if you plan to stay overnight.”
 of 5 bubbles , 25 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We only did the tour though a guest staying there enjoyed it”
 of 5 bubbles annelZ4816BS, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The photography tour is well worth it, the staff will take you into the enclosures for the best possible shots.”
 of 5 bubbles RTWMagazine, 22 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The casitas are darling and we loved them.”
 of 5 bubbles BeachGrrrrrl, 28 Jan 2016 | Read review
“There are two free standing casitas on the property; either one would be excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles volcanogirl, 25 Aug 2015 | Read review
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