Santa Rosa de Pocosol, Costa Rica

Juanilama Reserve and Community Experience

From spectacular waterfalls to an abundance of agriculture, the Juanilama community and reserve offers an epic two-day tour for culture and adventure seekers! With local community members, you'll learn how to cook traditional cuisine, hike to the La Leona Reserve, and have options for a variety of tours + activities within the community!

Right for You?

Duration

2 Days / 1 Night

Travel Style

Cultural Immersion and Off the Beaten Path

Languages

Spanish
Juanilama members recommend you hire a bilingual guide for translation if travelers are not fluent in Spanish. No English is spoken in the community.

Physical Activity

Light activity

Location

Rainforest

Connect

Wifi: Limited
Cell: Limited

TRC Viajes

Locally Owned Social Enterprise
Starts at:

$138/person

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Speaks: Spanish

Highlights

  • Hang out with some of the community members and learn how to cook a traditional meal.
  • Visit Juanilama's farm to milk cow's and see how they make their cheese!
  • Hike to La Leona Reserve, observing the local wildlife and swimming in an amazing waterfall!

Details

Availability

Flexible Departure Date
All year

What's Included

Lodging

1 Night Community Lodge

Guide

Local guide (not bilingual)

Food

All meals included

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TRC Viajes

Locally Owned Social Enterprise

Created by women with 20 years of experience, TRC Viajes designs and operates authentic adventures, offering rural community tourism through responsible and sustainable trips in small communities. Here, visitors get to know the Costa Rican people who are protecting forests, rivers, coastlines, and coral reefs. By traveling with TRC Viajes, you can learn about the work performed by local and indigenous communities in relation to the conservation of enviroment, becoming a responsible traveler, and leaving your mark through promotion of socioeconomic development in rural communities.

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Getting There

Transport options

Bus, Drive and Taxi
About 5km north from the larger city of Santa Rosa de Pocosol, the Juanilama community is accessible via car and taxi.
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