South Pacific Zone

To the north with the Brunqueño System and the Cordillera de Talamanca, to the south and west with the Pacific Ocean, and to the east Cordillera de Talamanca and border with Panama.

The relief is constituted by the Cordillera de Talamanca: it has many knots and foothills, several peaks of more than 3000 meters. high, where the highest Chirripó with ‘3820 mts. El General Coto Brus Valley: It is located between the Talamanca mountain range and the Brunqueño system; the Coastal or Brunqueño System where limestone rocks abound. The coastal plains: irrigated by the rivers Térraba, Coto Colorado, Esquinas, Sierpe. There are plains in the Osa Peninsula, where the Salsipuedes hills are.

The most important is the agriculture of basic grains, sugar cane, pipia and papaya for export, African palm, cocoa, coffee, and tobacco. Beef cattle in the plains and dairy in the highlands. The oil industry in Golfito, in addition to being the most important free trade zone in the country. San Isidro is the center of the region, where all services can be found.

It is determined by the height, in the lowlands, the climate is hot humid, but it goes from temperate to cold. This is one of the rainiest areas in the country, with 4000 mm per year.

This region presents the very humid tropical forest, humid tropical, mixed of height, and paramo.

Marino Ballena National Park, Golfo Dulce Forest Reserve, Isla del Caño Biological Reserve, Marenco Biological Reserve, Corcovado National Park, Golfito National Wildlife Refuge, Las Cruces Botanical Garden, Las Tablas Protective Zone, Chirripó National Park, Coco Island National Park.