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Sloths in Costa Rica

Sloths in costa Rica

If you’re visiting Costa Rica and are interested in seeing a sloth, you’re in the right place. These cute and cuddly animals are trendy because of media awareness about their slow-moving lifestyle. Sloths are plentiful in Costa Rica but aren’t always easy to spot with the untrained eye. Even for those seeking Adventure tours.

Diamante Eco Adventure Park: A Special Day at the Animal Sanctuary

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Engaging with the community

In the heart of Liberia, Guanacaste the Adelita Muñoz Rovira School has an enrollment of around 350 students. It was founded in 1973 and has been growing ever since. This year we got to treat the graduating class to a full day of fun at our animal sanctuary. To them the experience meant more than just a graduating trip, it meant an adventure. So what makes this experience different? The Adelita Muñoz Rovira School is one of the 22 special educations centers that teach children will all kinds of special needs in Costa Rica.

Diamante Eco Adventure Park Animal Sanctuary: Special Day at the Park

Group photo at the Wildcats Habitat.

Animal Sanctuary at Diamante Eco Adventure Park Costa Rica

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Diamante Park Tips – Animal Sanctuary 101

Diamante’s Animal Sanctuary is home to the largest variety of species in one location. It is also the largest animal sanctuary in Guanacaste. It was built in partnership with La Paz Waterfall Gardens. There are many ways to experience wildlife in Costa Rica. Many will venture to national parks and try to spot the animals out in the wild. This can be a hard task as many animals tend to be nocturnal. So getting to see animals up close in nature is a grueling task to accomplish. But if you are looking to get an up close view we encourage you to visit our animal sanctuary. All of our animals have been rescued and donated by the Wildlife Ministry of Costa Rica. We have created a fun, educational and enriching experience for wildlife seekers.

If you are an animal lover and want to get the best experience from this gorgeous world-class five star habitat for rescue wildlife here are some tips to make it unforgettable:

Hours of operation

Diamante Eco Adventure Park opens every day at 8:30 am and closes at 4:30 pm. To get to the animal sanctuary, it is first necessary to check-in at the Welcome Center. Our staff will give you a brief explanation of the sanctuary, what activities are going on, how to get the shuttle and more useful information.  The only way to get down to the Animal Sanctuary is with our transportation. The shuttle runs every 10 to 15 minutes from the welcome center down to the Animal Sanctuary. You can always come back to the Welcome Center for lunch or to browse the gift shop and then go down again to the Sanctuary. As long as we are open, the animal sanctuary is too!

Diamante Animal Sanctuary: Butterfly Life Cycle

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Butterfly Observatory: Spreading their Wings

Surrounded by small fountains and water falls that can entice anyone into falling in love Diamante Eco Adventure Park butterfly observatory is a beautiful place. They say good things take time, but for the butterflies that time is very short.

Blue morpho butterfly

Diamante Life Cycle

Diamante Eco Adventure Park has a variety of different species at the butterfly observatory. They get to Diamante in their second stage of life: chrysalis. The chrysalis stage is also known as the pupa stage. This is the longest life stage for the butterfly and its most fragile. The amount of time spent as a chrysalis varies from species to species but it can range anywhere from 1 to 2 weeks.