The Secret Gardens

Visit the Secret Gardens which offers trails with easy access where you will pass through different habitats with a wide variety of bromeliads, orchids and heliconias among other tropical plants. Ideal for lovers of photography.

 The construction and development of the garden took around 10 years; it was first opened to the public on 2008. This garden has about 100 species of bromeliads, 150 orchids, 30 species of heliconias, 10 species of agaves and some fruit species. During the tour the guide will talk to you about the natural history of these beautiful plants, but also about the construction of the garden and its relationship with San Gerardo community.






Distance of trip: approx. 1.5 km

Duration of trip: 1.5 hours

Physical demands: Low

Access: Walking or by vehicle.

Distance from the Hotel: 0.7 km



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Chirripó Bird watching Package

Chirripó Bird watching Package

Observation of birds of the area...


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.

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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...


Dusky-capped FlycatcherSmall, with a contrasting dark hood; lives along the borders and in open areas of the forest...
  • Name: Dusky-capped Flycatcher

  • Scientific name: Myiarchus tuberculifer

  • Family: Tyrannidae

  • Region: San Gerardo



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