Welcome to San Gerardo de Rivas! You have probably found us because you are planning to climb Mt Chirripo, tallest mountain in Central America and renowned for its incredible vistas and wildlife sightings.


San Gerardo is your ‘jumping off’ point for the hike so while you are here take the time to explore this magical place. Bathe in the gorgeous aguas termales (hot pools), take a horseback ride through the mountains or set out with camera and binoculars to catch sight of birds and animals commonly seen in this unspoilt region of Costa Rica. You will be glad you did!

The people of San Gerardo will give you an exceptional welcome and an authentic experience of ‘tico’ life – leaving you with the message “hasta pronto” – come back soon! And don’t forget to read our blog for the latest San Gerardo de Rivas news.

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You will find all the information you need here to plan your visit: