Although Monteverde is not a national park, it is one of the most important protected areas in Costa Rica. It is considered the most recognized cloud forest in the world due to its contribution to conservation and scientific research. Monteverde represents 2.5% of the world’s biodiversity. 50% of Costa Rica’s flora and fauna species are found in this natural paradise. Hikes, canopy tours, suspension bridges, coffee tours are just some of the activities to do in Monteverde.