Canaán Swiss Cheese

Visit the artisan production of Swiss cheese in the neighboring community of Canaan. The Mata Hernandez family will explain the process they use to create this matured cheese, unique to the region. Here you can taste and purchase cheeses.

Get to know the artisan Swiss cheese factory, located in our neighboring community, Canaan. The Mata Hernandez family will explain you the special process to get this unique mature cheese. You could also taste it and get some of this awesome cheese.





Learn about the integrated management of the farm pastures, the re-use of waste products as organic fertilizer and bio gas.




 Distance of trip: Variable

Duration of visit: 1 hour.

Physical demands: None.

Access: Walking or by vehicle.

Distance from the Hotel: 1 km




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Overnight hotel package  - Chirripo Costa Rica

Overnight hotel package - Chirripo Costa Rica

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



One night in San Gerardo and Three nights in chirripo


Hotel El Pelicano en las faldas del cerro Chirripó

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Environmental tips

Did you know that the majority of aerosol products contain CFC (Cloroflorocarbons); a chemical that produces a grave threat to the ozone cap, causing accelerated global warming and a disequalibrium in natural cycles.

Be responsible and do not use these aerosol products.





General Information

General InformationLearn more about our region...


Purple-throated Mountain-gemLives in sloping forested areas, visist brushy areas and openings, sometimes in farm areas...
  • Name: Purple-throated Mountain-gem

  • Scientific name: Lampornis calolaemus

  • Family: Trochilidae

  • 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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