When you talk about “the Saints,” some people think that here we “only” produce the best coffee in the world. Well… think again! It is also a land of delicious fruits like apples and peaches that surpass in flavor to the imported ones.
The Santos is indeed a sector of the Costa Rican territory, where altitude, climate, and fertility and it has allowed farmers to take coffee production to the extreme of excellence, to the point that it has won recognition for the creation of the best coffee in the country. World, whose product has gained space in more select tables of the United States, Canada, Spain, Germany, Holland, United Kingdom, Japan, South Korea, China, Taiwan, Australia and New Zealand.
The Santos Zone is formed by the cantons of Dota, Tarrazú and Leon Cortés, located in the southeast sector of the province of San José.
In Dota, there is the Monument to the Fallen Heroes during the Civil War of 1948: a mother (the Mother Country) that protects with Costa Rican arms, expressed by a group of men and women. In the mountain, next to the river Savegre, is the National Park Los Quetzales, a sanctuary that houses about 200 species of birds, like tanagers, hummingbirds, woodpeckers and, logically, the great quetzales. And if you take the alternative to visit Los Santos, do not forget to go down to San Gerardo de Dota, a dreamy village where you can enjoy, in an exquisite way, the inspiring mountain environment.
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In the Santos you can hike, ride and fish trout in the Savegre river basin, one of the cleanest rivers on earth.
The Santos Zone is accessible from the Greater Metropolitan Area by the inter-American highway or by the route of the pioneers, passing by peaceful villages of Corralillo, Frailes, San Andrés and San Antonio.
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