A principal town in the General River Valley, San Isidro de El General is located 120 km southeast of the capital city San Jose, and 29 km northeast of Dominical in Puntarenas province. A prosperous agricultural town,
San Isidro de El General is a key transportation and farming center in the valley, and is the largest town in this region. Lying just a few minutes away from the Pan-American Highway on the slopes of the Talamanca Mountains,
this tiny town is a great stopping point for tourists on the way to Quepos, Dominical, the Chirripo National Park, the Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio, or if you are traveling to Panama.