Tierra Caliente

The Tropical Lowlands

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Banana Plantation


Enjoy some common crops that include bananas, rice, and sugarcane! These crops grow very well in the Tierra Caliente. They grow very well in the heat.


Temperatures are very high in this area. The average temperature ranges from 75°F to 80°F. It is very humid. It is recommended that you dress in light clothing!


While you are in the Tierra Caliente, visit banana plantations! You can also visit broadleaf evergreen forests or natural vegetation that ranges from lush rain forests to tropical grasslands.


Many houses are constructed of bamboo or wood. They are built with palm-thatch roofs. Many of the people live in houses that are open to cooling breezes because of the hot weather.