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Heliconia Island

Quick Facts

  • Location : (Between Las Horquetas and Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui
  • Telephone : 2764-5220

A tour de force in tropical gardening, Heliconia Island is situated 15 minutes south of Puerto Viejo. The five-acre island is verdant with more than 70 species of heliconia, as well as gingers, bromeliads and ornamental plants. The island was created by a split in the Puerto Viejo River and is only accessible via a wooden footbridge. Visitors can arrange a garden tour or stay overnight in the newly-built bed and breakfast. (Between Las Horquetas and Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui. 2764-5220.)

Heliconia Island in Pictures