Due to its natural particularities, its biological wealth and traditions from its ancestral population, UNESCO declared it biosphere reserve in November of the year 2000. The joint efforts of the community and its institutions have allowed to advance the objectives of recovery, conservation and protection of nature, as well as the adoption of a more friendly collective attitude with the environment.
This is one of the main tourist destinations of the country and the Central American Caribbean area, with touristic offerings ranging from Sun and beach to ecotourism and ethno-tourism.
- · Climate: The temperature ranges between 33 ° C and 17 ° C. There is a high humidity in the environment.
- · Clothing: light and cotton: the climate is warm and humid. Travel with athletic shoes, there are several places for hiking, it is possible to buy shoes on the island to walk on coral stone, very important to protect the feet of cut.
- · Recommendations: Use sunscreen, hats and repellent against insects. If you want to go shopping or enjoy the night life of the island staying in the downtown area is recommended, but if you want to enjoy the sea and tranquility, you can stay in the area of St. Louis that is furthest from the trade. Make a tour around the island at the beginning of your visit to familiarize yourself with the site.
- · Activities: you should not miss the visit to la cueva de Morgan, the Aquarium, Johnny Key, blower hole, the Pig Pond, sightings of Manta Rays, ride on catamaran that allow catch sight of marine flora and fauna and if you enjoy it, you can perform activities such as snorkeling, diving or water sports.
You can complement your trip with a visit to the islands of Providencia and Santa Catalina.