1951 was an important date for this beautiful part of Costa Rica, where Quakers belief, 4 people were jailed three years earlier in 1948 for refusing to be part of the lists of the U.S. army, at fulfill part of they sentence decided to explore Costa Rica land for its political stability and no army. (more…)
Monteverde is synonymous with the best canopy tours in the world, the majestic forest with its trees make the area a destination for adventure, there are about 7 different companies to practice this famous activity, all companies offer different options within their tour, most of them offer transportation from the hotel rund trip, last approximately 2.5 hours and will vary depending on the number of people in the group. (more…)
Located 3km from the commercial area of Santa Elena, there is the Cruz family farm, a large portion of land on which there is several plantations including coffee, where they offer visitors the feeling of traveling back in time to more 200 years with the discovery of this tasty drink that is around the world. (more…)
El Trapiche Tour is a Costa Rican family project, which offers a 2-hour guided tour, which shows three different traditional processes, process sugar cane with his mill, coffee process with drying rooms by the sun and where can dislike cocoa dark chocolate so does the lovely taste of white chocolate.
Monteverde for his altitude and the horizontal precipitation makes it an excellent area for some crops an example of them is the coffee. This plantations has meant great achievements for our country development.
Several factors led to the establishment of the “Golden Grain”. The places around which the first plantings were made, were characterized by volcanic soils, extremely fertile, a rainy season and a dry seson, relatively uniform temperatures and favorable throughout the year for the plant development.