Portasol Sustainable Community is located in the coastal mountains of the Central Pacific of Costa Rica, minutes away from some of the most visited national parks in the country.
About 100 miles away you can find Carara National Park to the northwest, and Corcovado National Park to the southeast. Corcovado is, according to National Geographic, “the most biologically intense place on earth”.
It has been said that Corcovado has more biodiversity than Canada & United States combined. This park has miles of deserted beaches, natural waterfalls, arousing the curiosity of visitors throughout the world.
Then, one of the most popular travelling destinations in Costa Rica is Manuel Antonio National Park . Home to an amazing variety of birds and wildlife, also has some of the best beaches in Costa Rica ; not only offers wonderful water sports activities, but also stunning lush vegetation.
Ballena Marine National Park was created to protect critical habitats of many marine species such as whales and dolphins, as well as preserve the productivity of biological communities that inhabit the coastal zone.
There are also beautiful beaches of sand and stone like Playa Ballena, Playa Uvita and Playa Piñuelas . There are several mangrove forests along the rivers that flow to the sea.
Its name explains clearly the importance not only scientific but also cultural and environmental, it lies mainly in the visit of humpback whales during late December to late April and July to September when they migrate north to tropical waters of Central America.
Stay at Portasol Rainforest & Ocean View Living , it’s located between Manuel Antonio National Park and the Marino Ballena National Park, in Portalón Village, Province of Puntarenas in Costa Rica’s Central Pacific area. The sustainable community of Portasol has vacation rentals in Manuel Antonio available in rainforest bungalows and Costa Rica luxury vacation homes for you to enjoy.
By Maria Laura Charles