If you want to live a rural experience where the doors of local houses are open, and they invite you to share their life, traditions and knowledge this is the place you cannot miss during your trip to Costa Rica.

Community Details

It is a magical paradise with abundant nature, waterfalls, coffee plantations and giant oaks, part of an impressive forest of high altitude. Adrián Fonseca has been the pioneer with the vision of creating a small oasis in the mountain, receiving visitors from all over the world and sharing the treasure of this region with the vision of being and living a self-sustainable and happy life.

Lodging Available in town:

  • Tami Lodge
  • Rivera Lodge
  • Armonia Ambiental
  • Homestay: A family atmosphere where you will be treated as a member of the family. You will have a private room and share the bathroom with your host family.
Experiences Available

Quetzal Observation

It is a bird with beautiful colors, in its flight it shows all the splendor of nature and fills its environment with magic. The observation is very active during the year and the nesting season goes from September to March with two seasons.

Sugar Mill Los Abuelos

You will have the opportunity to know a tradition of our grandparents, you will experience the entire process of sugar producing. Starting with the oxen get the juice from the sugar cane, how to make the fire to cook it and made the traditional Tapas de Dulce and Sobado.
A really sweet experience literally.

El Salitre Waterfall

A hike into secondary forest with many rivers, waterfalls from 5 meters to 82 meters of altitude, is known for the concentration of water found in the stone walls and the frequent visit of animals to suck the mineral because these lands were created by subduction from the bottom of the ocean. Strategically located in the basin of the Savegre River the cleanest in Central America, where the bird species of the upper and lower parts of the Cerro de la Muerte converge, the second highest mountain in Costa Rica.

Divina Providencia Waterfall

Catarata Divina Providencia, a route between blackberry plantations, pastures, secondary and primary forest typical of high altitude. You will find oak forest, edible and medicinal mushrooms and edible palms flag species of the Los Quetzales National Park. With a river full of life and an incredible waterfall that fills its visitors with peace

Milking Experience

You will have the opportunity to do the entire process of milk from milking the cows to make your own cheese, sour cream and feed the farm animals.

Artisan Coffee Experience

The Calderón Agüero family, treasures a great knowledge in the artisanal coffee process, you will learn how our grandparents made their coffee in the patio of their house and how they inherited it to their family, besides being excellent hosts, Ana and Enrique, they will make you spend the most entertaining moments between life stories and the cozy sound of their guitar while you taste one of the best coffees in the world.

Sustainable Farm Experience

Armonía Ambiental is an ecological farm where everything is produced organically.
They will share about the organic farming and the proper management of solid waste, the self-sustainable management of the farm. In their lectures they teach the use of natural products to make fertilizers, insecticides or pesticides. The processes of the products that are harvested throughout the year are explained and demonstrations of various food processes such as flour, coffee, vinegar and many more are carried out, explaining all the steps in detail. All these demonstrations are done through traditional and artisan methods.

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We specialized in Rural Tourism. Our goal is to create authentic experiences for our travelers and help in the sustainable growth of our communities.
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