What about visiting a place where you could probably see more exotic animals of Costa Rica in an hour than in a whole month? The Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary, located just behind the Villas Alturas Resort in Dominical, is a non-profit organization that dedicates its work to rescue, rehabilitate and release wild animals that have been confiscated from illegal pet domestication or trade, suffered from road accidents or are orphaned babies whose parents can no longer take care of them. Continue reading
The Mango, also called the Queen of Fruits, is found in the supermarkets nearly all over the world. It’s one of the most important crop plants, growing in the tropical rainforest and especially in India, who makes a lot of money by exporting this delicious fruit. Mango is so popular because it offers a great snack, a multifaceted oil and has healing effects. Continue reading
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Want to see wildlife up close? Then the mangroves in Sierpe are just up your alley! Each time I have visited I have seen a myriad of birds, from blue herons to bright red scarlet macaws, each time I have watched the monkeys play on the river banks, and time after time there have been crocodiles sunbathing on the riverbanks. Continue reading
The Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary is perfectly located in the beautifully exotic and sometimes remote Southern Pacific zone of Costa Rica. The sanctuary is their passion as it is to help the distressed wildlife from all over the country. Continue reading
Discover the rush of flying! See Costa Rica from a bird’s point of view. The view of Costa Ballena is breathtaking from this vantage point. When conditions are perfect, you and your instructor will take a few steps running forward until you are both floating above the rainforest. Sit back and enjoy the spectacular scenery. Both your hands are free so take pictures! Continue reading