- Updated On:
- July 11, 2022
- 451,922.00 m2
This natural observatory with the area of 45 ha, the Hawk View Mountain, is Located in Quebrada Honda on the fringe of Barra Honda National Park, with Panoramic Views of Tempisque River, Peninsula and the Nicoya Gulf, and all in the exclusive blue zone of Costa Rica.
The beautiful farm features:
*Remnant of Primary Forest with some types of trees and wild animals present in the observatory, such as Cocobolo, Ron Ron, Carao, Bitter Cedar, Guanacaste and Ceibo, also White-tailed deer, Jaguar, Manigordo and Causel, Monkeys, Congo and White Face, Anteater, Mapachin, Gray Fox, Bald Fox, Pizote, Tepezcuinte, Zaino and a large number of reptiles, and some birds like the Red Macaw, Parrot, Parrot, Black Guan, Chachalaca, Magpie, Chorcha, Toledo, among others.
*Preserves and protects: “A Large House that Dates from the Beginning of the Last Century”, typical of the haciendas of the Guanacaste lowlands, characteristic of the type of constructions of the colonial era. In addition to, a rustic-style mountain cabin.
* Preserves and protects a “Stepped Calcium Carbonate Waterfall”, oxidized by the action of water through rain runoff, during the winter months. Waterfall, which is almost the only one with these characteristics in the country.
*Preserves and protects a waterfall of exceptional beauty, formed by giant limestone rocks, in a forest environment and plants such as: Orchids, Ferns, and other species typical of the place.
*A Cavern and Several Caves, where we find formations of stalactites and stalagmites millions of years old. This cavern and caves are home to a considerable number of species of bats and other nocturnal animals of interest to science.
*Large Quantities of Limestone Rocks”, used mainly for carving marble and making sculptural works of art. Several of these marbles carved in 1970, very similar to Italian perlato, are still preserved in the place.
The blue zones are geographical areas with a high concentration of long-lived populations, who frequently reach ninety or one hundred years of age. There are 5 Blue Zones around the world, one of which is located on the Nicoya Peninsula; the others on the list are Sardinia in Italy, Okinawa in Japan, Loma Linda in the United States, and Icaria, in Greece.
There are common factors that exist in these populations, such as good physical and mental health, a healthy traditional diet, respect for the family, deep faith, constant mobility, and a purpose in life.
While a Blue Zone indicates a hotspot of healthy longevity, it also presents a challenge of how to extend these benefits throughout the population outside of these redoubts. Enjoying good health conditions shouldn’t depend on economic or technological factors, but rather on protective factors that are evident and proven in the region. They include good physical and mental health, upholding a traditional diet, a deep faith and spirituality, support and respect to family networks that go across generations, where grandchildren spend time with their grandparents and share in their knowledge, physical activity and constant mobility, and a purpose in life associated with spirituality.
Who doesn’t hope to live a long, healthy, happy life? A Blue Zone is an area where residents enjoy an extraordinarily long, healthy lifespan. Residents of these unique locales often live to be over 100 years of age.
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