great collection of tropical species of plants
creek and natural whirlpools (only 5 min away)
hike the "cerrito" or little hill as we call it , a property just in
front of Casa Boruca; for a great view of the mountains and the Gulf!
Some special things that you can observe at Casa Boruca are "morpho
butterflies" (usually around 7am-10am), cute green-black poison dart
frogs and the usual visits of squirrel monkeys (tiny, charming, warm
visitors). Residents in this area of Golfito are dedicating land to
serve as habitat for this creatures in danger of extinction. In el
Cerrito, for example we are reforesting an area for them with lots of
fruit trees like mamones and plantanes; which are some of their
We are only 5 minutes from the beach (pacific coast) and the many
attractions near by such as Golfito Wildlife Refuge, Orquideas Garden,
Pavones beach (great surfing), Zancudo beach, Corcovado National Park
and Wilson's Botanical Garden.