Tourism Tips

Cautious tourist forearmed

Whether Protected Wildlife Area is located on the beach, in the woods or in the mountains, take precautions so that your visit would be full just of pleasant memories:

- For your safety stay within for your use demarcated trails.

- While some areas provide drinking water, carry your own water with you, plus easy carrying snacks, for your walks.

- Not only on the beach must you be protected from the sun; also in the mountains. Do not forget the sunblock and a hat.

- Bring repellent to avoid mosquito bites. 

- For Walks, wear fresh clothes and comfortable shoes, preferably closed, to protect yourself from the rain.

- In the high mountain use an umbrella and wear warm and waterproof clothing.

- Should you be on prescription, do not forget your medicines.

- In volcanic areas, for your own safety comply with the instructions and stablished limits.

- At any time and for any eventuality, follow the indications of service personnel and park rangers.


Discover the wonders that offer the protected areas without damaging their ecosystems and facilities.

Take the satisfaction of having lived all the experiences that offer the Protected Areas and in return, help being a responsible tourist. Following these tips from the experts, you will enjoy your visit and help preserve the biological richness of the country:

  • Before traveling to the park, find the largest possible amount of information; for example, regulations and activities that can be performed within the protected area.
  • For the welfare of the forest, do not remove products such as rocks or plants.
  • Do not feed wild animals; they have their own food in the forest. Provide food to them only encourages changes in their behavior.
  • Do not leave exposed bags with food, it is usual that raccoons and white-faced monkeys go after this food.
  • It is forbidden to smoke or drink alcohol on Protected Areas.
  • Minimize waste generation and, when you have to get rid of them, drop them in their corresponding place.
  • Use the services managed by the local population, especially those who are committed to the environment, such as transport, restaurants, lodging, among others. This way you will know better the zone and promote the local economy.
  • Use water and electricity with moderation.
  • Try to visit the parks accompanied by an expert guide. It would be better if it is a local one.