Of the 239 mammals that exist in Costa Rica, some species of large animals are in danger of extinction, due to the destruction of habitat and indiscriminate hunting. In San Gerardo de Rivas one can find from the most common mammals such as the Guatuza (Dasyprocta punctata) and Coati (Nasua narica) to the more elusive Puma (Puma concolor) and Tayra (Herparlurus yaguarondi).

White Faced Capuchin Monkey

White Faced Capuchin Monkey

Family: Cebidae

Medium sized, forms in troops, omnivorous, has a prehensile tail.

White Nosed Coati

White Nosed Coati

Family: Procyonidae

Medium sized, 3-7 kg. The body is dark brown to reddish. It has white rings around the eyes. The snout is long and mobile. Very common in San Gerardo.

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Overnight hotel package  - Chirripo Costa Rica

Overnight hotel package - Chirripo Costa Rica

One night of lodging in the "Mirador" or "Tirra" cabin...


Chirripó Bird watching Package

Chirrip├│ Bird watching Package

Observation of birds of the area...


Una escapadita a los regazos del cerro Chirripˇ

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Environmental tips

Did you know that the majority of aerosol products contain CFC (Cloroflorocarbons); a chemical that produces a grave threat to the ozone cap, causing accelerated global warming and a disequalibrium in natural cycles.

Be responsible and do not use these aerosol products.





Socio - Ambiente

Socio - AmbienteEn la zona baja del cerro Chirripo y en nuestro pais existen algunos proyectos de mejora socioambiental que rese˝amos....


Baltimore OrioleThis species migrates from the north...
  • Name: Baltimore Oriole

  • Scientific name: Icterus g. Galbula

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  • Region: San Gerardo



Jes˙s Brenes

Coronado, San JosÚ Felicitaciones Macho por tan lindo lugar que ha costruido. Para uno que naci├│ y se cri├│ en ese lugar maravilloso, es muy grato ver este surgimiento. Saludos
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