Their creation and origin was by means of Ordinance Nº 3 of November 27 1882 the canton it is believed. The name of Aserrí is mentioned in different ways: Ausarí, Aquicerrí, Aquetzarí, Accerí, and Acerrí, among others. You coincides that the term refers to an own name: the cacique mentioned by the conquering Juan Vázquez of having crowned in several of their notes. Is derived of the words indigenous “ac” or “hac“that it means stone and “seri “that it means slight parakeet. Of there that Aserrí can be translated as the place of the stone of the slight parakeet, according to version of Bishop Bernardo A. Thiel. The canton limit to the east with Desamparados, to the west Acosta, to North with Alajuelita and Desamparados, to South with Parrita and to the Southeast with Leon Cortes and Tarrazú.
Where to sleep and to eat
Colinas Altavista Resort & Conference Center Tel (506) 2230-4941, fax (506) 2230-50973. Located 300 meters South and 2.5 Km east of the restaurant Las Doñitas. Tarbaca, Aserrí. Villa with or without jacuzzi with 120 square meters of construction can be used in double occupation or triple or quadruple, or up to six people, they have two very wide rooms with TV, telephone, salts, with furniture for stations of service, furnished terrace, balcony, a bathroom with hot water. Can also enjoy a deserved relaxation therapy in private Jacuzzi inside the village. Cabins or Apartments (they have 17 rooms of this type) The room is Standard, with 30 square meters of construction equally can be used in simple or double occupation, they have a room, a bathroom with hot water, furnished room, terrace and balcony, telephone and TV. The suite or Big House as they call him it is that of more construction with capacity for 10 people in 3 rooms, two bathrooms with hot water, kitchen-dining room with furniture for stations of service, terrace-mirador, television, telephone, besides a wide room. Type of room individual/ double/ triple 53/ 75 US$, it includes: a lodging night, included taxes, have breakfast typical Costa Rican. Access: area of games, pool, pool, Jacuzzi, playground, restaurant and bar.