San Gerardo de Rivas is a unique touristic destination in Costa Rica.  This community, in addition to being on the doorstep to Chirripo Mountain (the highest in the country with an altitude of 3820 meters) is also a habitat with great diversity of flora and fauna, with the scenery of spectacular waterfalls, primary cloud forests, crystal clear rivers and the characteristic cultural friendliness of rural Costa Rica.





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General Information

General InformationLearn more about our region...

Chirripó National Park

This is an extraordinary attraction not only within the country, but in all of Central America

How to get here???

How to get here???How to arrive in San Gerardo de Rivas, the community where the Hotel de Montaña el Pelicano is located...

Local Attractions

Local AttractionsDiscover the local attractions found in San Gerardo de Rivas...

Community Activities

Community ActivitiesIn the area bordering Chirripó National Park there are 4 communities that celebrate and conserve local traditions...
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We decorate the cabin for this special occasion...


Overnight hotel package  - Chirripo Costa Rica

Overnight hotel package - Chirripo Costa Rica

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


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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.





Others National Parks

Others National Parks


ElmThis tree is very typical in the areas around Chirripó. Its impressive size and the diversity of epiphytes in the crown make this tree unique...
  • Name: Elm

  • Scientific name: Ulmus mexicana

  • Family: Elm Family

  • Region: San Gerardo



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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