Guayabo Lodge is at two hours from J. S. International Airport and half an hour from Turrialba.
Our Eco lodge is at the center of a region with many options for sightseeing, tours and activities.
Tropical Cooking School
Given the success of our Tropical Cooking School, which started with programs developed mainly for
culinary students, like those of the Houston and Dallas Art Institutes, we now present to all our
guests the option of our unique Tropical Cooking Program that combines Nature, Culture and Culinary
Art. (to this you can add some Adventure tours as well).
Our guests will not only learn how to cook typical Costa Rican dishes and explore our new Fusion
Kitchen, but will also obtain more in-depth information on the ingredients and will immerse into
local culture and habits through participating in rural farms. The Costa Rican Way of Life will
provide for an unforgettable experience.
Our Tropical Cooking School Programs are fully part of our Sustainable Tourism and Bio Tourism
Price: USD 225 per person (ask for group price)
Included:Bilingual instructor, garden tour, cooking
class + all ingredients; 1 three course meal + 1 glass of wine, recipes, hands-on cheese
Minimum 2 pax
After breakfast, you will participate in a garden tour, which will familiarize you
with the richness of area you are in. This will include a visit to our orchid and
bromeliad garden, our nurseries with organic vegetable production, our herbs
and our small animal component. Back at the lodge, you will head for our tropical
Cooking School, where you will start with your first cooking class. The class includes
the hands-on preparation of a three course meal with Traditional Cooking
and Fusion Kitchen elements.
Enjoy what you prepared with a glass of our house wine for lunch!
The Turrialba Volcano is renowned for its cheese, which bears the same name.
After lunch you will visit a traditional farm with a guide and will participate in the
milking and local cheese making process. At the farm you will enjoy a traditional
coffee break with ‘agua dulce’ and farmhouse goodies, typical of the Turrialba
Volcano. Around 5 pm you will be heading back to the lodge.