Reptiles and Amphibians

The amphibians of Costa Rica include nearly 140 species; this order, known as Anural includes 8 families; some species are in danger of extinction. There is a diverse group of reptiles that exceeds 230 identified species of which 137 are snakes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Central American Coralsnake

Central American Coralsnake

Family: Elapidae

A small to moderate sized snake with a known maximum total length of 1.1 m.

Neotropical Racer

Neotropical Racer

Family: Colubridae

A medium sized snake. Has large eyes and round pupils.

Masked tree frog

Masked tree frog

Family: Hylidae

Attractive species of tree frog with nocturnal habits...

Common basilisk

Common basilisk

Family: Corytophanidae

Found in both wet and dry forests. This species is oviparous.
 

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TOUR # 5: THREE NIGHTS IN CHIRRIPO

One night in San Gerardo and Three nights in chirripo

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HONNEYMOON  PACKAGE 2 NIGTHS

HONNEYMOON PACKAGE 2 NIGTHS

We decorate the cabin for this special occasion...
 

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Una escapadita a los regazos del cerro Chirripó

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Environmental tips

In the Kitchen:

Use appropriate size pots and pans for your heating elements.

Whenever possible use a lid to retain heat.

Whenever possible use a pressure cooker, a slow electric cooker and electric coffee makers; these devices help to diminsh energy consumption.

Do not put hot or warm dishes into your refrigerator; in addition your refrigerator should be at least 5 cm from walls and never place a refigerator near a heat source such as an oven or stove.

Always try to purchase energy efficient appliances which are environmentally friendly.

 

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Biodiversity

Slaty FlowerpiercerSmall bird with simple colors; distinct beak curving slightly upward...
  • Name: Slaty Flowerpiercer

  • Scientific name: Diglossa plumbea

  • Family: Emberizidae

  • Region: San Gerardo

 

Comments

Elisa Naranjo

Heredia Hace 15 años conocí este lugar y quede enamorada. Realmente es un paraíso. Recuerdo con mucho cariño a la Familia Elizondo. Espero volver antes que termine el año, esta vez con mis hijas. Les envío un gran abrazo.
 
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