Parrita

The little town of Parrita is on the way to the famous Manuel Antonio while sitting in the middle of an African oil palm farm.

Parrita

Parrita

The canton itself is surrounded by a number of rivers, including the Damas, Picaritos, Palo Seco, Jicote, Chires and the Parrita. The community’s economy is almost exclusively dedicated to producing African palm oil, an edible plant oil derived from the trees.
Due to its low elevation (just 15 meters above sea level), the town of Parrita boasts a very warm climate and is able to avoid much of the wind that plagues some of the more mountainous regions in the countr