Discover the Natural Beauty of Tayutic Mountain Reserve (TMR)

Stop along the way at multiple scenic viewpoints and immerse yourself in the tranquility of breathtaking landscapes.  Marvel at the sunset vistas of ‘Silent Mountain,’ as well as the majestic Irazu and Turrialba volcanoes.  These vantage points offer the perfect opportunity to absorb the natural surroundings of TMR.

Get ready for an unforgettable encounter with nature’s beauty and diversity.

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Tayutic Mountain Reserve

Discover the Diversity of Tayutic Mountain Reserve

Trail Exploration

Discover the diversity of flora and fauna on the trails of Tayutic Mountain Reserve.

Bird Watching

Embark on bird–watching excursions on your own or with an expert local guide.


Stunning photo opportunities with breathtaking views, plants and wildlife.

Nature Immersion

Experience the natural beauty of TMR and enjoy its peaceful surroundings.

Immerse yourself in a world of wonder that seamlessly combines:

World-Class Birding:

Embark on a bird-watching adventure, where the air is alive with the melodies of rare species, such as the Snowcap hummingbird. Not to mention many other birds, including the Little Tinamou, Tawny Chested Flycatcher, White-tipped Sicklebill, and the Barred Forest Falcon.

Trails for Every Explorer:

Whether you’re a seasoned hiker or prefer a leisurely stroll, our beautifully maintained and easily navigable trails cater to all.  Discover new paths offering intertwining trails and breathtaking vistas.


Capture the essence of untouched nature with your lens as you explore the stunning landscapes and diverse wildlife at TMR.

Wildlife & Butterfly Haven:

You may witness lively activity at the opportune moment around our animal and bird feeders, and pond.  Catch glimpses of playful Agouti, Tyra, and White-nose Coati, as well as other surprises from the animal kingdom here at TMR.  From sightings of Northern Tamandua, Ocelots and Jaguarundi to documented visits by a Jaguar that made TMR its home for several months, our sanctuary is full of wonders.  And we’re thrilled to share that sloths are making a comeback to our area and have been sighted a bit more frequently at TMR in recent years.

Encounter a diverse array of butterflies, moths and insects, calling TMR home. 

Elevation Ecosystems:

Starting at an elevation of 3300 ft, TMR spans over 900 ft of elevation, providing a range of unique environments that support diverse flora and fauna, reaching up to 4250 ft!

Sustainable Retreat:

TMR goes beyond being just a place to visit; it represents a firm dedication to preserving nature and advancing sustainable development.  We take pride in our infrastructure, which relies entirely on 100% self-sustaining methods.  By utilizing natural spring and rainwater sources and harnessing solar power, this mindful approach underscores our commitment to the environment and cultivates a profound and harmonious connection with the natural world.

Protected Sanctuary:

Spanning 100 acres of private protected land, TMR borders the country’s oldest and most famous birding lodge.  Together, the two properties create a combined 250 acres of protected forest, ensuring a sanctuary for all inhabitants of TMR and the surrounding areas.

Discover TMR: A Corner of Natural Renewal

Come and explore the beauty of the reserve, stroll along trails and experience the flourishing natural surroundings.

Ready to explore TMR? Contact us today to plan your visit! Discover the harmony between humans and nature in this special retreat. We're excited to share the beauty of our reserve!

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