The Los Alpes lodge is a 12 hectare property locate up in the mountains at about 5,000 feet above sea level near San Ramón in Reserva Los Alpes, a 200 hectare cloud forest preserve. The property consists of a lodge or main home, and a separate commercial building consisting of an apartment or servants quarters and an attached 2 car garage. \r\rThis property offers wonderful views of the surrounding mountains and cloud forests as well as the Pacific Ocean, the Gulf of Nicoya, Puerto Caldera and the Tortuga Islands. You can enjoy leisurely walks on the 12 hectare property with a lovely lake and paths in the primary forest.\r\rThe lodge is an open architecture structure, influenced by the European Alps style, that offers dorm style sleeping quarter for up to eight people. There are 2 bedrooms on the first floor and an open loft that holds 4 beds, and 2 side-by-side bathrooms, — one with a bathtub and the other with a shower. Both bathrooms have running cold and hot water from the property’s own 60 m deep well. The water has the best drinking water quality. The living, dining and kitchen areas are all in an open space. The living area is designed to hold gatherings for lectures and meetings. In the center of the living area is a large fire place. The lodge has a cozy dining area with a candleabra over the round table that holds 6 persons adjacent to the small kitchenette with a traditional wood stove. There are candle sconces throughout the lodge giving it a feel of a mountain chalet.\r\rThe commercial building has a fully equipped kitchen with a gas stove with oven, an AEG washer and a dryer. Both kitchens have modern refrigerators with deep freeze. It has the main dining area, adjacent to the main kitchen area, with a large corner bench and a long wooden table with chairs offering space for 10 persons perfect for group get-together. In addition to the kitchen and dining room, the commercial building has a full bathroom on the first floor and 4 more beds on the second floor.\r\rThere is a third unfinished structure that can be finished out for additional dormitories and bathroom facilities. The building is already equipped with water and electricity. \r\rThe village of Piedades Sur with 2 supermarkets is just 20 minutes away, and San Ramón is a little more than half an hour away. Here you will find a number of supermarkets, a mall and shops for every need. If necessary, you could also find a wide range of specialists, pharmacies and a well-equipped hospital. From the international airport of San Jose Los Alpes is approximately 1 and a half hours with an all-wheel-drive or 4×4.