Why Vacation in Guanacaste

Playa Hermosa, GuanacasteWhy Vacation in Guanacaste? Well, the answer is easy, as soon as you arrive in Guanacaste you can relax and put on your sandals and enjoy a swim in a warm ocean and transparent ocean waters. Take your towel and suntan lotion and sunbathe on white-sand beaches and fill them with sand. You will feel the ocean breeze on your face, discover new places and make new friends. During your vacation in Guanacaste, you will discover the meaning of Pura Vida, share our traditions and delicious food. You will always receive a smile, a handshake, a hug because that’s how we are, warm people willing to share the best we have.  

Guanacaste, Costa RicaAnother reason Why Vacation in Guanacaste is the abundant nature, tropical forests, multicolored flowers, and incredible fauna. Would you like to be near sloth bears, toucans, white-faced monkeys and observe thousands of local and migratory birds? If your answer is yes, well this is the perfect place. You will observe wildlife such as the majestic jaguar, ocelots and pumas, crocodiles, and more.  

You have wondered what it feels like to walk through an active volcano?. We take you to discover its fumaroles, boiling mud, sulfur lagoons, and steams. Enjoy a wonderful day hiking the Rincon de la Vieja Volcano, its activity, flora, fauna, and waterfalls. We can’t forget about the majestic Rio Celeste waterfall and its blue light river.

Guanacaste, Costa RicaMore reason to Vacation in Guanacaste? Here you will find the best adventure parks in Costa Rica. Discover the forest canopy walking on suspension bridges and discover nature from a different point of view.  Slide through forests and river canyons while taking your adrenaline to the fullest with some of our zip lines tours. Take a horseback ride through the forest or slide down water slides.  Take a white water rafting or tubing trip and have a lot of fun and adrenaline with your friends. 

The abundant nature present in national parks and reserves and the various activities you can do in Guanacaste are undoubtedly its greatest attraction. You could observe jaguars, toucans, pumas, ocelots, sloths, monkeys, and much more. Guanacaste is rich in nature and wildlife but as well in adventures and fun!

Also, the Liberia International Airport, named as one of the bests in Latin America, is located just 25 minutes from places like Playas del Coco, Hermosa, and Ocotal. As well onlyPapagayo Gulf Guanacaste 30 minutes from resorts as Andaz Papagayo, Secrets, Planet Hollywood, or Four Seasons Costa Rica. If you choose to drive a little more, located one hour from the Liberia International Airport you will find places like Tamarindo Beach, a famous place for its beach and perfect waves for surfing, or Flamingo and Conchal, with its white-sand beaches and turquoise waters.  

Delicious cuisine, incredible beaches, friendly people, traditions, culture, and luxury accommodations. Plus national parks, activities, and unique flora and fauna make Guanacaste the perfect place for your vacation. As well this is the dream destination for your honeymoon or even your wedding.  Here you will find everything, but if there is some special travel request you have, just let us know and we will gladly help you create memorable moments with your loved ones. If you still need to know more about Why Vacation in Guanacaste, we prefer you to come and we will take you through a real Costa Rica experience. 

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Tours from Guanacaste

Monteverde Tours From Guanacaste

Monteverde Tours From Guanacaste cannot miss in your list of places to know during your vacations in Costa Rica. Adventure parks, nature reserves, suspension bridges, and botanical gardens are just some of the things to do in Monteverde. Monteverde holds 400 bird species, over 100 different mammals, thousands of insects, and 120 species of amphibians and reptiles.  It is located at the continental division and the area enjoys 6 different habitats of which 90% are still virgin forest areas.

Our Monteverde Tours From Guanacaste offers you private transportation and boats, this way we can give you a customized experience, and at the same time, we care about your safety.  This way we give you the opportunity to change itineraries (if possible), make stops along the way, and enjoy the day at your own pace, without a rush.

Monteverde Tours From Guanacaste depart from:

Playas del Coco, Playa Hermosa, Ocotal, and Riu Guanacaste Hotels. We also leave from Andaz Papagayo, Planet Hollywood Guanacaste, and Four Seasons Peninsula. As well as Secrets Papagayo, Villas Sol, Occidental Papagayo, El Mangroove Resort among others. You can also enjoy our tours from Tamarindo Beach, Flamingo, Playa Conchal, and Potrero. 



Monteverde Tours From Guanacaste

Located at 4,662 ft (1,440 m) over the sea level and right on the mountains of the northwest, is the Monteverde cloud forest. Here you could get to see the famous resplendent quetzal, jaguars, ocelots among others. Monteverde is also famous for its great diversity of birds, both local and migratory.  

Founded by Quakers in the ’50s from the United States, this place contains a unique nature and magic. Our Monteverde Tours will take you to discover these places full of adventure, discovery, and fun. You could walk the suspension bridges and explore the life found in the forest canopy. You can also take it to the limit and enjoy one of the best zip lines tour in the country. 

If you want something quieter, our Monteverde Tours From Guanacaste can take you to enjoy the extraordinary Coffee Tour. Learn about the process of coffee, sugar cane, and chocolate. As well you can ride on an oxcart and try some typical snacks and of course, enjoy a delicious coffee. Or you could take a walk through the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. Here you will find a variety of birds, wildlife, waterfalls, and a forest like no other. 


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Tours from Guanacaste

Our Tours from Guanacaste will take you to enjoy the best of this amazing province, located on the north coast of Costa Rica. You will visit the best Adventure Parks where you can enjoy the zip lines, horseback riding, tubing, hot springs, water slides, hanging bridges, and more. Papagayo Tours takes you to the renowned Monteverde Cloud Forest, where you can visit the amazing natural preserve or take a hike by the hanging bridges.

The Arenal Volcano and its hot springs should be a must to do on your list of things to do in Costa Rica. Also, our Guanacaste One Day Tours takes you to the most exotic tropical forests, active volcanoes, national parks, and more. Discover the amazing nature, culture, and people of this beautiful land.

Our Tours from Guanacaste depart from:

Playas del Coco, Playa Hermosa, Ocotal, and Riu Guanacaste Hotels. We also leave from Andaz Papagayo, Planet Hollywood Costa Rica, and Four Seasons Costa Rica. As well as Secrets Papagayo, Villas Sol, Occidental Papagayo, El Mangroove Resort among others. You can also enjoy our tours from Tamarindo Beach, Flamingo, Playa Conchal, and Potrero. 


Tours from Guanacaste

Our Guanacaste Tours offer private and customized activities, covering the special travel needs of each customer. No schedules to follow, and always ready to show a little more Guanacaste. Let us know about your perfect vacation and we will make it happen.

Each of our excursions has been created to be enjoyed by everyone, from the young to the elders, everybody deserves a bit of Costa Rica. If you are looking for adrenaline, take our world-class whitewater rafting at the Tenorio River. The Palo Verde National Park Boat Trip s perfect to discover the local wildlife. 

Guanacaste has some of the most beautiful places to visit. Here you will find some of the most amazing landscapes in our country. Our tours will take you to the most exotic national parks such as Rincon de la Vieja Volcano with its volcanic activity and amazing wildlife. The famous Rio Celeste Waterfall is another park with amazing beauty, green lush rainforest, and its blue light color waterfall. Santa Rosa National Park is not very visited but holds incredible wildlife, as well the park spots one of the last remnants of tropical dry forest in the world.

The unique coastline with sunny and white sandy beaches with crystalline waters is perfect to enjoy with your family. Our Tours from Guanacaste will take you to visit some of the most amazing white-sand beaches in Guanacaste like Flamingo, and Conchal. As well you will visit Tamarindo Beach, famous for its long beach, and perfect waves for surfing. As well here you can enjoy some of the best spots in Costa Rica for scuba diving. You will be able to observe a great variety of marine life as sharks, eels, turtles, mantas, and much more.

Sports fishing is also another great activity to enjoy in the Pacific waters of Guanacaste. Along the year you can find marlin, sailfish, yellowfin tuna, red snapper, and more. If you want some adrenaline we have the perfect adventure for you, we will take you to learn the art of ride waves with our Tamarindo Surf Lesson. If you prefer something more relaxing but fun, explore the Papagayo Gulf and its secluded white-sand beaches with our Guanacaste Snorkeling Trips. 

Guanacaste province offers many typical festivities and rodeos during the summertime. They can be enjoyed by everybody, and they are the perfect way to learn about the local culture, gastronomy, and its particular Pura Vida lifestyle. Of course is a great way to make new friends.

Our activities offer you a relaxing familiar environment, safe and secure, efficient, and fully bilingual service. Search no longer and let us show you the best of Guanacaste and make every adventure a memorable experience. If you need to customize any of our Tours from Guanacaste let us create an unforgettable experience.

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Monteverde Zip Lines Tour and Hanging Bridges

Monteverde Zip Lines Tour and Hanging Bridges give you the opportunity to visit the amazing renowned cloud forest of Monteverde, while you stay in Guanacaste. Here you will enjoy some of the most amazing adventures you can have during your vacations as zip lines, hanging bridges, and aerial tram all in one day.

Monteverde Zip Lines Tour departs from:

Playas del Coco, Playa Hermosa, Ocotal, and Riu Guanacaste Hotels. We also leave from Andaz Papagayo, Planet Hollywood Guanacaste, and Four Seasons Peninsula. As well as Secrets Papagayo, Villas Sol, Occidental Papagayo, El Mangroove Resort among others. You can also enjoy our tours from Tamarindo Beach, Flamingo, Playa Conchal, and Potrero. 


  • The drive starts early morning, we will drive you first but the towns of Liberia and Cañas, from here to road takes you to the highlands, the scenic beauty of the place is amazing, in addition to the landscapes of the farms, green lush mountains, and small towns where you will drive by are authentic portraits of the real Guanacaste. The drive to the area takes 3.00 hours approx.

    Once in the park, you will start with the Monteverde Zip Lines Tour, but before starts, you will be taking a high technology Aerial Tram that includes a ride of 1600 meters (both ways) with altitudes between 1400 and 1600 m.a.s.l.

    The Aerial Tram takes you up to the Continental Division and to one of the highest mountains of Monteverde from where you start your zip line adventure. The aerial tram is a guided tour and you will have the opportunity of shortstops to observe the cloud forest biodiversity, the Arenal, Tenorio and, Miravalles volcanoes, also the Nicoya Gulf, and the Guanacaste flatlands.

    Monteverde Zip Lines has a distance of 2.5 miles of the linear cable also the tour gives you the opportunity to fly via a cable and have a unique experience of adventure and adrenaline at speeds up to 40 miles per hour with distances ranging up to 2500 feet and heights of 524 feet. In addition, the tour offers 5 observation towers above the cloud forest treetops providing a panoramic view.

    Monteverde Hanging Bridges also gives you the opportunity to enjoy the flora and fauna of the area, and you will be accompanied by one of our specialized guides. The tour lasts between 2 and 2.5 hours. Monteverde Hanging Bridges reunites all the conditions of security and confidence. 

    Monteverde Hanging Bridges is a guided tour, which combines trails and suspension bridges with lengths of even 984 feet and heights above the canopy of the Monteverde cloud forest. The gondolas and the bridges have been adapted for people with some disabilities.

    All our Guanacaste tours offer you private transportation, this way we can give you a customized experience, and at the same time, we care about your safety.  This way we give you the opportunity to change itineraries (if possible), make stops along the way, and enjoy the day at your own pace, without a rush.

  • Rates Monteverde Zip Lines Tour

     2 people4 people6+ people
    From Playas del Coco, Ocotal, Hermosa, Riu Guanacaste Hotels, Secrets Papagayo, Occidental Papagayo, El Mangroove and Villas del Sol$280 p.p$240 p.p$210 p.p
    Planet Hollywood Costa Rica, Four Seasons Costa Rica, and Andaz Papagayo$295 p.p$255 p.p$230 p.p
    From Tamarindo, Flamingo, Conchal, and Potrero$310  p.p$265 p.p$240 p.p
    • 2 people min. to operate the tour.
    • Special discounts for groups, please inquire.
    • Taxes not included.

  • Includes Transportation, Tour Guide, Hanging Bridges, Zip Lines, Aerial Tram, Entrance fee, and Lunch.

    What to bring: Hiking shoes, light clothes, a sweater, camera, insect repellent, rain poncho and a change of clothes.

    Duration: 12 hours approx.

    Departure 6.00 am / Return 7.00 pm approx.

    Hiking Level: Easy-Moderate

    *Note: If you suffer from high or low-pressure problems, asthma, or any heart problem please let our guide know and bring your medication with you. As well if you have any knees, hip, and back problems that are difficult for you to hike, it is necessary that your info to us before taking the tour. This excursion is not recommendable if you have any of the above health issues.

    Monteverde Hanging Bridges hike is a level 1, easy with some small slopes to go up and down. It is not difficult but your safety is first, our tours are private, which gives you the chance to hike the park at your own pace.


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Monteverde Hanging Bridges Tour and Coffee Tour

Monteverde Hanging Bridges Tour from Guanacaste will take you to discover the amazing cloud forest and its flora and fauna. Take a hike by the hanging bridges which will give you amazing views of the Monteverde Cloud Forest. As well you will enjoy taking the coffee, sugar cane, and chocolate tour where you will learn about the process of each product.

Monteverde Hanging Bridges Tour departs from:

Playas del Coco, Playa Hermosa, Ocotal, and Riu Guanacaste Hotels. We also leave from Andaz Papagayo, Planet Hollywood Guanacaste, and Four Seasons Peninsula. As well as Secrets Papagayo, Villas Sol, Occidental Papagayo, El Mangroove Resort among others. You can also enjoy our tours from Tamarindo Beach, Flamingo, Playa Conchal, and Potrero. 


  • The drive starts early morning, we will drive you first but the towns of Liberia and Cañas, from here to road takes you to the highlands, the scenic beauty of the place is amazing, in addition to the landscapes of the farms, green lush mountains, and small towns where you will drive by are authentic portraits of the real Guanacaste. The drive to the area takes 3.00 hours approx.

    Once you arrive at the adventure complex you will start with the Monteverde Hanging Bridges. This is the perfect way for an introduction to the flora and fauna of the forest canopy. It allows a vision of the forest from a different perspective which starts with a walk on the ground. The hike will be taking you up to explore the treetops, a hardly discovered habitat, called the “canopy”.

    At the adventure park, you will find hanging bridges in total, the longest of which spans around 984 feet. The trails extend for slightly over a mile and a half (2.5 km), making this tour extremely feasible for anyone in moderate shape. The climb is not strenuous or muddy, as the trails are well maintained and generally very flat.  Monteverde Hanging Bridges Tour is ideal for everybody, the climb is not strenuous or muddy, as the trails are well maintained and generally very flat. 

    Later we continue with the Monteverde Coffee Tour. You will learn about the coffee history, how cherries are picked and when they are ready (from November through to February) this activity can be performed by the visitors. Also, you will learn how the pulp of the coffee cherry was traditionally removed. As well as the washing process of the mucilage that is found underneath the pulp and the separation of the first-class coffee beans.

    In the warehouse, the coffee beans are stored in big, fiber sacks allowing the beans to breathe and complete their aging process. The selection of coffee beans, the roasting process, and the final packaging of the coffee is also carried out here. You will also learn about chocolate elaboration and the sugar cane process.

    Monteverde Hanging Bridges Tour gives you the option to take a ride in a typical ox cart experiencing the exact way our ancestors used to travel. Also at the end of the tour, you will enjoy a delicious cup of coffee accompanied by a typical Costa Rican snack.

  • Rates Monteverde Hanging Bridges Tour

     2 people4 people6+ people
    From Playas del Coco, Ocotal, Hermosa, Riu Guanacaste Hotels, Secrets Papagayo, El Mangroove, Occidental Papagayo and Villas del Sol$275 p.p$250 p.p$225 p.p
    Planet Hollywood Costa Rica, Andaz Papagayo, and Four Seasons Costa Rica$290 p.p$265 p.p$235 p.p
    From Tamarindo Beach, Flamingo, Westin Conchal, and Potrero$299 p.p$275 p.p$245 p.p
    • 2 people min. to operate the tour.
    • Special discounts for families and groups. 
    • Taxes are not included.

  • Includes Transportation, Tour Guide, Hanging Bridges, Coffee Tour, Entrance fee, and Typical Lunch.

    What to bring: Hiking shoes, long pants, tennis or hiking shoes, light clothes, a sweater, a camera, insect repellent, and a rain poncho.

    Departure 6.00 am / Return 7.00 pm approx.

    Duration: 12 hours

    Hiking Level: Easy

    *Note: If you suffer from high or low-pressure problems, asthma, or any heart problem please let our guide know and bring your medication with you. As well if you have any knees, hip, and back problems that are difficult for you to hike, it is necessary that your info to us before taking the tour.

    Monteverde Hanging Bridges hike is a level 1, easy with some small slopes to go up and down. It is not difficult but your safety is first, our tours are private, which gives you the chance to hike the park at your own pace.


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