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Lankester Botanical Gardens
Type: Active, Attractions, Family Friendly, Uniquely Here
4 KM from the Cartago highway, turn right at the sign for Paraiso Derecha, 300 m south, turn right 200 m
- Best for Sightseeing Because: Orchid enthusiasts aren't the only ones who'll appreciate the exotic flower collections on display here.
- Best for Romantic Things to Do Because: The essence of the orchid collection stirs the senses beyond the botanical garden.
- Best for Cartago's Best Attractions Because: The gift shop sells some orchids that are pre-approved for export by both Costa Rican and US Agricultural authorities.
- Best for Tours and Excursions Because: Costa Rica's orchids are internationally prized and this collection shows off why.
- Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: A visit to Lankester Botanical Garden's 3000 species orchid collection is a boon for flower enthusiasts.