Finca La Gran Vista was established on January 16, 2001, as a non-profit project with the aim of spreading awareness of environmentally sustainable agricultural methods to other farmers in the region. It is intended to provide an example for other farms .
LAST has close to thirty years' experience working with Costa Rican sea turtles, and staff are experts when it comes to sea turtle population management, community based conservation, coastal management and volunteer assisted research.
La Tortuga Feliz offers an affordable turtle conservation program in Costa Rica, whose aim is the protection of sea turtles with the help of volunteers. The participation of volunteers contribute to the improvement of the living conditions and education of the local inhabitants.