Mangroves


Mangrove forests are some of the most spectacular landscapes you have the chance to visit in Costa Rica. They occur all around the world in tropical and subtropical areas and are known to be of the most productive ecosystems! Mangroves consist of a great variety of plants who have adapted to survive in saline coastal habitats where a dense and mostly flooded system of roots give shelter to an incredible amount of life as much in the water as above it in the trees themselves. Different types of birds, reptiles and fish cohabit in this beautiful vegetation...

Costa Ricas Pacific coast has some of the most important remaining mangroves left in Central America and you can find small patches of it all along the coast of Guancaste. They are all highly protected for its important pretection of fragile coastlines that would otherwise be threatened or simply carried away by erosion.

If you've come to Costa Rica to explore tropical rain-forests, montane cloud-forests or lowland dry-forests and to discover the life they shelter, then don't miss an excursion with Summer-Salt to visit our magnroves from the boat and walking through the mud on the search of rare species of animals...