Trees and Plants

The broad variety of plants and trees in San Gerardo augmented by the bordering Chirripó National Park make this a special zone for observing and photographing everything from delicate species of orchids to the impressive trees hundreds of years old.


Shampoo Ginger

Shampoo Ginger

Family: Zingiberaceae

Its maginifacent vertical flowers are cream colored with red rings. They form a bulb that resembles a bee hive...

Mountain Imortelle

Mountain Imortelle

Family: Papilionaceae

This tree was introduced due to the coffee industry, and is ideal for shading plantations and living fences...

Elm

Elm

Family: Elm Family

This tree is very typical in the areas around Chirripˇ. Its impressive size and the diversity of epiphytes in the crown make this tree unique...
 

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Tours

TOUR # 3: TWO NIGHTS IN CHIRRIPO

TOUR # 3: TWO NIGHTS IN CHIRRIPO

Visit Chirripo National Park...

Tours

Chirripó Bird watching Package

Chirrip├│ Bird watching Package

Observation of birds of the area...
 

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Hotel El Pelicano en las faldas del cerro Chirripˇ

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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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Local Attractions

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

Biodiversity

Yellow-winged VireoA small yellowish Vireo with a wide, incomplete spectacle and a long thin tail...
  • Name: Yellow-winged Vireo

  • Scientific name: Vireo carmioli

  • Family: Vireonidae

  • Region: San Gerardo

 

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San Isidro de El General Desde que uno ingresa a la propiedad se siente una paz increíble, la naturaleza y la excelente atención de su personal, sigan adelante y espero que pronto sean acreedores de las 5 hojas del ICT, se lo merecen por todo el esfuerzo realizado!!
 
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