Finca Rosa Blanca
You probably haven’t stayed on a coffee plantation before, but now you have the opportunity in this wonderful inn. Thirteen suites are peppered around the grounds, and guests are encouraged to take one of the frequent coffee tours to explore their surroundings. The on-site restaurant – El Tigre Vestido – is a destination eatery in its own right.
Finca Rosa Blanca Resort has achieved the status of five “Green Leaves” – 100% compliance in the CST (Certificate for Sustainable Tourism) program. Owner Glenn Jampol is a member of the Board of Directors of The International Ecotourism Society and President of the National Chamber of Ecotourism of Costa Rica.
San Jose and Central Valley
One of the region’s most vibrant and ascendant cities, San Jose sits at almost 4,000ft above sea level, meaning a year-round temperate climate. The traffic and infrastructure may be less than perfect, but when you’ve some of the finest museums on Central America and the backdrop of the Talamanca Mountains and the Irazu volcanoes, it’s a small matter. A perfect base for your Costa Rican exploration.
Ways you can help in San Jose and Central Valley
Background Just five miles from the center of San Jose is an impoverished community called Alajuelita. The residents of this neighborhood are primarily immigrants from neighboring Nicaragua, who have fled natural disasters, political conflict and lack of economic opportunity in their homeland. The population of Alajuelita is comprised of primarily women and children. Most of […]