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Tropical dry forest and local history

For locals La Casona is a most see to understand history and the way Costarricans used to live. The... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
jeylinc
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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Nice little detour for some rare Costa Rican history

We had read some mixed reviews but were passing by and decided to stop here. We were actually... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2017
1313RichardD1313
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Dusseldorf, Germany
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27 Aug 2018
“Subtle splendors for the self-guided naturalist”
11 Jan 2018
“Short hike through dry tropical forest...with a BAT CAVE!”
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

I have been to SR National Park twice... Jan. 1985 and August 2018. This is not a place for industrial tourism... very little infrastructure. If you want an army of helpful guides with spotter scopes, ready to hire and networked effectively to track monkeys and...More

Thank Carole M
Reviewed 11 January 2018

On our visit, the main ~12 km hike to the beach was closed so we were limited to the ~40 minute hike right next to the hacienda. It was a comfortable stroll through a dry tropical forest...mid morning we saw a few iguanas, no wildlife...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

For locals La Casona is a most see to understand history and the way Costarricans used to live. The place is very rustic. It doesn't have a place to eat, but you can bring your picnic lunch, and have it at the Indio Desnudo trail...More

Thank jeylinc
Reviewed 28 February 2017

ok, maybe i was tired, it was my 8 hike in 6 days... it was hot... and you could not take the water because it was full of bees as soon as you touched the faucet (and my phobia is bees..)... i did not enjoy...More

Thank mel029
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

We had read some mixed reviews but were passing by and decided to stop here. We were actually pleasantly surprised by the historical exhibition in the Hacienda which was well done and quite interesting. It gave a little context to some north and central american...More

Thank 1313RichardD1313
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

We were looking forward to a great day in the Santa Rosa National Park. At the information office we were told that half the trail we had wanted to hike was closed because of construction. We were recommended taking a different trail about 12kms the...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

Interesting history regarding this place, Costa Rica had a battle agains the filibusters that wanted to invade it, the first battle was on march 20 1856, Costa Rica wins this battle and the William Walker's army was defeated.

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