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Hiking & Trekking
Parks & Gardens
Nature & Wildlife
Reserva Biológica Dúrika
A perfect example of sustainable tourism in action, the 75-sq-km Reserva Biológica Dúrika is home to a small but thriving community of about 100 Ticos and resident foreigners who are committed to local conservation, ...
Transportation & Travel Services
Southern Costa Rica
Reserva Biológica Hitoy-Cerere
One of the most rugged and rarely visited reserves in the country, Hitoy-Cerere is only about 60km south of Puerto Limón...
History & Culture
Religious & Spiritual
Reserva Indígena Boruca
Lesser-known than the Fiesta de los Diablitos, this festival is held during the second week of December to celebrate the Virgin of the Immaculate Conception...
Local Festivals & Culture
A three-day Brunka event that symbolizes the struggle between the Spanish and the indigenous population...
Arts & Crafts
The Road to La Amistad
Covering 12 hectares and surrounded by 254 hectares of natural forest, lies about 6km south of San Vito...
A pleasant 2nd-story terrace restaurant located near the Banco Nacional, this place serves up superdelicious cooking, including the delectably carnivorous ‘Arroz Kaya’ (US$5), a steaming pile of fried rice studded wi...
Museums & Galleries
On the road to Bribrí, just north of the Sixaola turnoff, find the studio of this self-taught folk painter whose colorful acrylic landscapes are well known in Puerto Viejo and San José...
Nestled into the Cordillera de Talamanca, 2km outside the village (just beyond the Volio waterfall), is a private 135-hectare reserve centered around the site of what was once a small finca , on a piece of land fring...
Run by the helpful Carlos and Miriam, this busy restaurant serves casados , chicken with rice, fried plantains and gallos (an open-faced taco)...
Halfway between Cahuita and Puerto Viejo de Talamanca in Hone Creek, this botanical garden and chocolate museum has a couple of small museums devoted to indigenous and Afro-Caribbean culture, a lush garden bursting w...
About 10km northwest of Cahuita, this wildlife sanctuary sits on an 88-hectare property bordering the Río Estrella...
The Tracopa bus terminal is on the Interamericana, just southwest of Av Central.
Small Group Tours
This great spot for Italian fare offers more than a dozen different kinds of pizza, all of which are made from scratch and a sight more authentic than most of the pies in the country...
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