Atlantic Zone

It is a region of many natural resources, where to the north is the San Juan River, to south Panama, to the east the Caribbean Sea, and to the west the Chirripó River and the political limit of Limón with Heredia, Cartago, and Puntarenas.

It is formed by the plains and mountain ranges, some formed by fluvial sediments, which mostly bear his name.

Puerto Limón is one of the main regions, as it plays an important role in terms of imports and exports, not with the banana activity, but also in the production of cocoa, banana, and coconut on a smaller scale. Other activities include logging, the oil industry, and the manufacture of cardboard and others.

It is hot in the plains, with average temperatures of 24 ° C. In the Cordilleras, the climate goes from temperate to cold. The winds are warm and very humid, so they produce abundant rains throughout the peak, with decreases in September and October. Air humidity is high due to high temperatures.

It belongs to the very humid tropical forest. Cahuita is one of the national parks in this region, where one of the most beautiful coral reefs is found.

Tortuguero National Park, Barra del Colorado National Wildlife Refuge, Tortuguero Protective Zone, Matina-Pacuare Forest Reserve, Pacuare Protective Zone, Barbilla Biological Reserve, Banano River Protective Zone, La Amistad National Park, Hitoy-Cerere Biological Reserve, Cahuita National Park, Gandoca-Manzanillo National Wildlife Refuge.