San Gerardo de Dota
San Gerardo de Dota is a village in the province of San José, Costa Rica.
San Gerardo de Dota was founded by the Chacon family, who established a dairy farm in the 1950s. The principal activity is now tourism, based on the cloud forest of the Reserva Florestal dos Santos.
Two more sweaters than in San José (city); the rain can stop for a couple of hours at any time of day.
"Indirect" buses between the cities of San José and San Isidro de El General will stop at Km 80 of the Interamericana. The village is strung out along a steep, rough road (4WD advised), between 4 and 8 km south of the highway. Locals will provide transport at C5000-C7000.