Top things to do

Museum in Sector Santa Rosa

La Casona

La Casona is the main edifice of the old Hacienda Santa Rosa. The battle of 1856 was fought around this building. There are wonderful displays detailing (in English and Spanish) the old gold-rush route, William Walk…
Beach in Sector Santa Rosa

Playa Nancite

Along the coast in the Santa Rosa sector, Playa Nancite is a critical nesting site for olive ridley turtles. This species is known for its arribada (mass arrival), when hundreds (or thousands) of nesting turtles arr…
Viewpoint in Sector Santa Rosa

Monument de los Heroes

Climb up the steep staircase behind La Casona to reach a lookout point with a stunning view of three volcanoes. The monument itself was built to honor the heroes of the two important battles that took place in this …