Tourists looking to save some money on a low season jaunt to Monteverde, take note. The main highway to the cloud forest national park, Route 606 between Guacimal and Santa Elena, will see road closures for six weeks starting Sept. 23, according to statement from the National Roadway Council.
Residents of Costa Rica’s most-visited tourist destination in the Tilarán Mountains have been waiting for a new road to Monteverde for 15 years. The project is underway, but will it be finished anytime soon?
Many Monteverde business owners have been begging for a new road for decades. This week, work began on a $16 million project that will ease travel to the popular tourist destination in north-central Costa Rica.