Finca La Flor de Paraíso
Finca La Flor de Paraíso information
Immerse yourself in the Central Valley’s rural culture with a stay at Finca La Flor de Paraíso, outside Cartago. This not-for-profit organic farm operated by the Association for the Development of Environmental and Human Consciousness (Asodecah) has a volunteer-work program that will allow you to get your hands dirty on projects related to agriculture, reforestation, animal husbandry and medicinal-herb cultivation.
The cost of the volunteer-work programs, including room and board (in simple wood cabinas and dormitories), is US$28 per day. Vacationers can arrange guided visits (per person US$10) or overnight stays (per person with breakfast US$35, with three meals US$50). Family rates are available; advance reservations necessary.