(1.309 ha). It belonged to Puntarenas province. It`s
situated in its southern part, on the bay with the same name, (that is a part of
larger Dulce bay). The existence of a major tectonic fault could explain the
nearby presence of a very steep cliffs that is almost 400 metres high and 13
kilometres long. The forests consists of about 200 species of trees and brushes
(cow trees). There are 12 species of ferns, 11 species of heliconias and 31 species of orchids.
It`s inhabited by 146 species of birds. Some of the
resident mammals are the jaguar, white-nosed coati, colared peccary and common