San Gerardo de Rivas is a unique touristic destination in Costa Rica.  This community, in addition to being on the doorstep to Chirripo Mountain (the highest in the country with an altitude of 3820 meters) is also a habitat with great diversity of flora and fauna, with the scenery of spectacular waterfalls, primary cloud forests, crystal clear rivers and the characteristic cultural friendliness of rural Costa Rica.





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General Information

General InformationLearn more about our region...

Chirripó National Park

This is an extraordinary attraction not only within the country, but in all of Central America

How to get here???

How to get here???How to arrive in San Gerardo de Rivas, the community where the Hotel de Montaña el Pelicano is located...

Local Attractions

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

Community Activities

Community ActivitiesIn the area bordering Chirripó National Park there are 4 communities that celebrate and conserve local traditions...
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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...


Una escapadita a los regazos del cerro Chirripó

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Environmental tips

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Torrent TyrannuletPalid with hood, contrasting dark wings and tail, moves its tail while posing, found in the highlands; can be seen along the rivers in our coommunity...
  • Name: Torrent Tyrannulet

  • Scientific name: Serpophaga cinerea

  • Family: Tyrannidae

  • Region: San Gerardo



KARINA ROSA Orgullosa de ver tanto esmero de una gran familia que ha logrado salir adelante y mostrar al mundo cuanta belleza se tiene en Costa Rica. Un fuerte abrazo a la harías otro trompo tío Macho ??? I love u very much dear family.
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