Palmichal de Acosta
a Paradise in Rural San José
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Location: San Pablo de Palmichal, Acosta, San José

Description: In 1991 a group of 15 inhabitants of Palmichal de Acosta and surrounding communities united to protect the water and forests of the Nacientes Palmichal Basin, made up by Negro River and Tabarcia River, to teach the population about protection and conservation habits and customs in harmony with the natural environment.


  • Lodging for 46 persons
  • Dining area with regional and international dishes
  • A coffee corner where you can enjoy coffee grinding and tasting, as well as delicious Costa Rican snacks
  • Forest greenhouse
  • Visit to Manuel and Mery’s farm
  • ADESSARU’s Wildlife Refuge
  • Visit to Finca Paraje de Bendición.
  • Visit to Coffee Farm Palmichal.
  • Visit to a group of women who make handicrafts in Palmicha
  • Trout tour
  • Quitirrisí Indigenous Reserve
  • Visit to a dairy farm (goat milk)

Nearby Attractionstours-de-un-dia-tour-cafe-nacientes-palmichal-cafe

  • Quitirrisí artisans
  • Cerros de Escazú Protective Zone
  • El Rodeo Protective Zone