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The tourist zone of Monteverde is known worldwide for its efforts towards conservation and a lifestyle centered on respect for nature.
Santa Elena is the main services and has several commercial offers business and tourist importance are other communities in San Luis and San Gerardo.
The main attraction is the Monteverde Biological Reserve, however there is a diversity of natural sites, scenic roads, places of observation of flora and fauna, natural scenery, among others.
Under the attractive and the general environment, the activities are developed around the natural history and adventure and the creation of tourist activities in its different versions, one can quote: especially the quetzal bird watching, flora and fauna, trekking, canopy, walking on hanging bridges, visit a butterfly and frog.
Attractions of the region
COMMUNITY OF SANTA ELENA
Nestled in the Sierra de Tilaran community is a mixture of very specific characteristics of rural and developing city of cobbled streets and ballast, is a 1330 m. Altitude has a very cool temperature, it has nice scenery due to the irregular topography.
Diversity offers tourists and tourist commercial services, accessible from Tilaran Boards Abangares Sardinal-Guacimal path and traditional path Alligator River, has spectacular views of the Gulf of Nicoya.
The group known as the 'Quakers' entered the area of Monteverde in the late fifties with the interest to follow the rules of life that have characterized developed farming and livestock, which then allows them to create a cooperative milk, which has also benefited Rican residents of the area.
They built a school and shared education with Costa Rican colony of St. Helena, which allowed a bilingual culture that today is a stronghold for the attention of nature lovers, tourists visiting the area.
Although there are few of the original settlers, many of their customs and practices remain the most famous being the Meeting, where they perform various reviews and readings for world peace.
A visionary protected the high mountain area Tilarán and today is one of the most visited protected areas in Costa Rica where you can enjoy the beauties of flora and fauna.
CLOUD FOREST BIOLOGICAL RESERVE MONTEVERDE
The reserve has a diversity of flora and fauna, much of which is 'only' in the world and have become an inescapable attraction visitation where tourists and nature lovers share a space scientist to enjoy your interests different.
It has a diversity of paths that can observe the cloud forest, have identified about 400 species of birds, 490 butterflies and over 100 mammal species, 2,500 plants (500 are orchids) and tens of thousands of insects.
Their animals excel jaguar, tapir, the lark, umbrella bird and the brilliant quetzal.Cuenta with 11,500 ha and opening hours are from 7 am until 4:30 p.m.
SANTA ELENA CLOUD FOREST RESERVE
The Santa Elena Reserve as it is commonly known is dedicated to the protection of the cloud forest and contributing to the education of the community of Santa Elena, is administered by the Vocational Technical College of St. Helena, the proceeds are used to protect the forest and develop environmental programs.