Biodiversity - Central American Coralsnake

  • Name: Central American Coralsnake

  • Scientific name: Micrurus nigrocintus

  • Category: Reptiles and Amphibians

  • Family: Elapidae

This species is terrestrial, diuranl and nocturnal.  It is often found in leaf litter.  Feeds on a wide variety of amphibians and reptiles.  This species is oviparous.  It can be easily distinguished from other non venemous snakes by the order and color of the rings, with the sequence, red, yellow, black, yellow.

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The cloud forests of Costa Rica have a unique nature that we can learn about.


Overnight hotel package  - Chirripo Costa Rica

Overnight hotel package - Chirripo Costa Rica

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


Hotel El Pelicano en las faldas del cerro Chirripó

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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.





Socio - Ambiente

Socio - AmbienteEn la zona baja del cerro Chirripo y en nuestro pais existen algunos proyectos de mejora socioambiental que reseñamos....


Flame-colored TanagerNo other species of Tanager has the markings with a striped back and barred wings...
  • Name: Flame-colored Tanager

  • Scientific name: Piranga bidentata

  • Family: Thraupidae

  • 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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