Finca La Isla, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

Categories: Gardens, Nature & Parks
Inspirock Rating:
4.6/5 based on 85+ reviews on the web
Discover flourishing animal and plant life as you stroll through a peaceful natural setting at Finca La Isla. The botanical garden, built on an old abandoned cacao plantation, bursts with fruit trees, spice trees, and exotically colored flowers. Take the opportunity to try freshly made fruit juices, taste ripe seasonal fruit, and sample homemade chocolate. Keep an eye out for the local animal life as you walk around. Find vibrantly colored poison dart frogs, sloths, reptiles, toucans and other birds. Use our Puerto Viejo de Talamanca trip itinerary maker to add Finca La Isla and other attractions to your Puerto Viejo de Talamanca vacation plans.
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  • After we paid our admission, a nice young man offered us fresh araçá juice and a sampling of other fruits in season from their garden: star fruit, durian (it tasted like onion and garlic in honey, not...  read more »
  • We have decided spontaneously to visit the finca since we had rented the wheels were up and running. Without great expectations, but we had a very nice afternoon. The Finca is a former cocoa plantation and offers guided tours (min. 3 persons, 12 per $) or walking by yourself with a description and map ($6). We have made the latter and learned a few things about the plants growing there. There's the Auto Guide in many languages and with interesting descriptions of the individual plants. Finally, there was a tasting of various fruit varieties that I've never seen and some homemade chocolate and a juice.
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  • I walked here from the town center. The staff was super friendly and the park has no shortage of weird fruit trees and flowers, even saw 3 or 4 of the tiny red poison dart frogs. It was a great walk i...  read more »
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