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Detailed Road Map of
Sarapiqui de Heredia Costa Rica
For most, the Sarapiqui River is synonymous with some of the best
white water rafting and kayaking adventures in Costa Rica. Offering
stretches of Class III, Class IV and Class V rapids, the Rio Sarapiqui
its feeder rivers traverse from the volcanic highlands all the way to
San Juan River Basin protected zone.
With names like La Virgen, Aguas Bravas, Chilamate and El Tigre, many
in the Sarapiqui rainforest region offer vacation travelers plenty of
for hotels, bed and breakfasts and cabin style lodging.
Downstream of the municipalidad city of Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui, many
operators are available with naturalist guides for birdwatching and
If you are driving from San Jose, you will take the Guapiles Highway to
city of Guapiles, then turn north toward Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui.
Highly recommended vacation travel destinations in the Sarapiqui region:
Tirimbina Rainforest Center
- A biological reserve founded and operated by the Milwaukee Public
Tirimbina includes visitor facilities and lodging offering tropical
Centro Neotropico Sarapiqui
- this is a rainforest reserve and ecolodge offering many tourist
A museum, archaeological exhibits, butterfly farm, botanical gardens
a library educational center. You can spend your entire vacation here
not have enough time to see all of its attractions.