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Costa Rica’s Southern Zone

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Costa Rica’s Southern Zone

Costa Rica's Southern Zone is one of the most beautiful places in Costa Rica! You will find so much diversity in nature climate and personalities of people here. The only way to find out about it is to visit. Why not come and take part in great adventure tours discovery the beauty of this region every step that you take.
Some of the top destinations in the region include, San Gerardo de Dota, The Río Grande de Térraba, Mount Chirripo, the Rio Macho Forest Reserve, and Chirripo National Park.

Costa Rica’s Southern Zone

Costa Rica's Southern Zone

This zone, Southern Costa Rica is one of the most beautiful. It is unique for its flora and fauna, but the nicest thing about the area is the weather. Here you’ll find the amazing cloud forest, which is a perfect place for families and couples. You will never get bored while staying in the Costa Rica’s Southern Zone – a mountainous & unexplored region off the beaten tourist track. There are plenty of tours that you can do while you are here, from birding to hiking to waterfalls. My Costa Rica always recommends the area of San Gerardo de Dota which is the perfect cloud forest to stay in Costa Rica.

Popular Tours in San Gerardo de Dota

Southern Costa Rica BirdOne of the best things to do in Costa Rica's Southern Zone is the Quetzal Birdwatching Tour. It is 99.9% guaranteed that you will see this unique and beautiful bird during your visit here. My Costa Rica has chosen the best tour guides in the area, providing our clients with the most beautiful, unique and educational experience during this magnificent tour.

Another tour that we recommend is horseback riding to the waterfall. This tour is great for adventurous people or active families. These are simple memories that you will have of your visit to Costa Rica.


Or simply you may just want to relax; enjoy the weather, go hiking and see some of the most majestic waterfalls in all Costa Rica. At the end of your adventure-filled day, you can have dinner at a nice restaurant and share stories of the day you spent exploring the countryside.

What makes Southern Costa Rica so special and unique?

Everything in Costa Rica's southern zone is special and beautiful. You can gather wild blackberries after your adventure tour, what an amazing experience!. Also, this part of Costa Rica is not crowded, and there are not too many people. Not everybody that has come to Costa Rica knows this amazing area. All the beautiful gardens and plants here are very nice; it is like an "Eternal Spring" with all the flowers and birds. All of the My Costa Rica Team loves this area, and we always recommend it because we know our clients are going to be happy visiting a different and unique place in Costa Rica.

San Gerardo de Dota Quetzal

San Gerardo de Dota – Costa Rica

San Gerardo de Dota is a little jewel hidden away in the rainforest of the Talamanca Mountain Range, in the Province of San Jose. With an altitude of 2200 meters, San Gerardo de Dota has a fresh and clean air, plush green rain forest and an incredible biodiversity. Nestled in the valley of the Savegre […]

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