• Costa Rica Pass Regions

Puerto Viejo de Sarapiquí

Puerto Viejo de Sarapiquí is located in Costa Rica’s northern lowlands on the banks of the Sarapiquí River. This place should not be confused with Puerto Viejo de Limón, which is on the Caribbean Coast. Puerto Viejo de Sarapiquí is a typical village where the principal income of the residents results from agriculture and also tourism. It’s an important starting point for boat trips on the rivers of Sarapiquí and San Juan. It is a perfect place for bird watching and other nature activities.

Ant Tour

In the region, you can explore the very interesting way of life of leafcutter ants. Over many years of loving work, a local farmer established this project as a hobby. This unusual tour began due to interest in his work.

Chocolate Tour

Those who want to know exactly how cacao (or cocoa) seeds become a chocolate bar should not miss this tour. In an interesting and funny way you will learn everything about the origin, history, and techniques of cacao and chocolate production.

Heliconia Island

This botanical garden shows off more than 70 heliconia species that bloom all year long. Apart from native heliconia species, you also can admire plant varieties from other tropical zones of the world. In addition,

Biological Station El Bejuco

The Biological Station El Bejuco consists of an area of about 30 hectares (75 acres) of tropical rainforest, of which 66 percent is primary forest. This place is well suited to experience the tropical rainforest of Costa Rica’s northern Caribbean lowlands,

Biological Station La Selva

The Biological Station La Selva offers one of the best examples of biodiversity of the tropical rainforest in the Caribbean lowlands. La Selva provides wide trails and a reserve next to the Braulio Carrillo National Park. This is why the station is a world-famous