Else Kientzler is located in the colorful town of Sarchi, in the mountains west of the Central Valley. The garden describes itself as: Our Botanical Garden is home to over 2,000 different plants from around the world. They are perfectly suited for recreation, education and ecotourism. The Botanical Garden is spread over 7 hectares (17 acres) in Sarchi Norte, nestled at the foot of Volcano Póas in Costa Rica's Central Valley.
Lankester Garden is situated in Cartago. Lankester Garden is the most well known and most visited botanical garden in Centralamerica, with an impressive collection of plants of all types. Also, it owns a database and plant species found in Lankester Gardens.