Costa Rica is a real tropical paradise with abundant nature, countryside, and great biodiversity, governed by a the only peaceful, stable democracy in Central America.
In Costa Rica you will find the great splendor, impressive volcanoes, rivers, beaches, National Parks and an excellent variety of high quality tourist services.
The average daily high temperatures range from 18C (68F) in the highest elevations to 30C (85F) at sea level. Our climate hosts an astonishing variety of plant and animal life which our laws protect in our many National Parks, National Forests and Biological Reserves.
East: Caribbean Sea
West: Pacific Ocean
Capital: San Jose
Money: Colon (“Christopher Columbus” in Spanish is Cristobal Colon)
Official Language: Spanish
Area: 51,100 km2
Highest point: Cerro (Peak or Mount) Chirripo: 3820 m above sea level
Widest Crater: Poas Volcano, 1 km diameter
National Flower: Guaria morada (purple)
National Tree: the Guanacaste
National Bird: Yiguirro
National Animal: White-tailed Deer (really!)
Population: 5 million
-Tropical with two seasons: dry December-April, rainy the rest
-7 Provinces (San Jose, Alajuela, Heredia, Cartago, Puntarenas, Limon y Guanacaste)
-81 Counties (Cantones)
-463 Districts (Distritos)
About San Vito
The county of Coto Brus is in the extreme south of the country, formed by five Districts: San Vito, Sabalito, Agua Buena, Limoncito and Pitier. San Vito serves as the county seat. At an altitude of 1100 meters above sea level and with a very pleasant climate, bucolic landscape, fresh breezes, abundant clean spring water. We are within 8 km of the nearest border with Panama, within 2 hours of the nearest beaches of the Golfo Dulce, 3 h ours from Corcovado National Park, and are the gateway to the International Friendship Park. Both Parks are designated World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. Unique to Coto Brus are thermal waters, impressive caverns and caves, and a harmonious blending of cultures of residents of indigenous and Italian descent.
The warm welcome you’ll receive from Cotobruceños and its rich natural environment will give you a vacation you’ll never forget.