The best places to visit in the chirripó & Rivas area
Cerré Chirripó National Park
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Costa Rica's highest peak with views to both oceans. A strenuous hike (15 km with 3,000 metres of elevation gain) requiring your own food, water and gear. Overnight shelters available. Advance reservations and permits required.
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Private guest-access only waterfalls at Chirripó Art Hotel and the Reserve at Monte Azul are easily accessed by trail in less than 10 minutes from your casita. Closed toe hiking shoes recommended.
Enjoy the best of Costa Rica's mountains and beaches. Stay at Chirripó Art Hotel and take a day trip to the beaches of Dominical or Manuel Antonio National Park. Take a surf lesson or walk the shore of Costa Ballena/Whale's Tail at low tide.
Visit a Market
There are some great markets around Rivas with local produce, artisans and live music.