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

Guanacaste Nature Tours

The province of Guanacaste contains an incredible natural richness and we will take you to discover it. Our Guanacaste Nature Tours will take you to discover the wildlife of the area. You can observe jaguars, toucans, white-faced monkeys, and howlers, ocelots, sloths, crocodiles. In addition to hundreds of birds both local and migratory species, hummingbirds, and red macaws. 

Our Guanacaste Nature 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.

All our Guanacaste Nature Tours 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. We also leave from 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.

You may be asking yourself which places provide the best nature & wildlife tours in the Province of Guanacaste for travelers on a budget? Well, the answer is easy, we will take you to discover the best of Guanacaste and make each experience simply unforgettable.

Our Guanacaste Nature Tours take you on active volcanoes, as the famous Rincon de la Vieja Volcano. There you can observe its boiling mud, acid lagoons, water steam, tectonic activity, and waterfalls. As well you can observe some of the local fauna such as coatis, anteaters, spiders, and white-faced monkeys. On rare occasions, you could see pumas and tapirs. 

Another great place to observe volcanic activity and relax on hot springs is the Miravalles Volcano. There you will hike by an active crater, enjoy the hot springs and volcanic mud and visit an amazing waterfall. If you want to see something really spectacular you can visit the famous Rio Celeste Waterfall and its turquoise water river. This is a great opportunity also to walk through the rainforest and observe lots of birds. Here you can find sloths and sometimes you can run into a tapir. 

Guanacaste province has six impressive national parks where you will discover and live unforgettable experiences. One of them is the Palo Verde National Park, where you will sail along the Tempisque river where you will observe a great variety of wildlife. From white-faced monkeys, crocodiles, bats, birds, iguanas and much more is what you will be able to observe during the excursion. A visit to this park is a must if you are a bird lover.

In the Santa Rosa National Park, you can discover our history and how our ancestors defended our country from invaders. You will be able to visit La Casona, where a battle But you can also learn about the dry tropical forest and its wildlife. where the first battle to defend Costa Rica took place in 1856.

Our Guanacaste Nature Tours takes you to observe the Turtle Nesting, where you can live an experience like no other. This is one of the beaches chosen by the olive ridley turtle for the arribada or arrival takes place. You will observe thousands of turtles arriving to lay their eggs on the beach. In the same way, it is possible to make the excursion for the hatching of the turtles. As well you can find several animal refuges and shelters to visit and observe some of our wildlife.

Guanacaste Nature Tours will also take you to discover waterfalls where you can dive and swim in crystal clear waters. You will discover botanical gardens with dozens of sloth bears, colored frogs, butterflies, and much more. All this in addition to our boat tours through nature reserves, visits to our national parks, hikes through our forests, make our Guanacaste Nature Tours the best option to discover the nature enclosed in this wonderful land called Guanacaste. 

If you want to hike through the magical rainforest, we recommend you yo take the Sensoria hike. This is an amazing place located next to the Rincon de la Vieja Volcano. Blue light waterfalls and rivers, wildlife, peace and calm, are part of what you will find here. Let us know what would you like to see and we will create customized Guanacaste Nature Tours for you and your family or friends.


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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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Rio Celeste Waterfall Tour & Sloths Garden

Rio Celeste Waterfall Tour in Guanacaste is a unique and amazing place located at the Tenorio Volcano National Park. In Rio Celeste, you will enjoy an extraordinary rain forest hike and you will visit the amazing waterfall with blue light colors which make it a highlight of your vacations in Guanacaste. Later we will drive you to the Sloths Garden, where you will be able to observe a great number of them. As well you can watch red dart frogs, toucans, birds and visit a butterfly garden.

Rio Celeste Waterfall Tour 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. 


  • Rio Celeste Waterfall Tour

    Rio Celeste Waterfall Tour in Guanacaste tour takes you to explore the incredible rain forest and its beautiful blue-sky waterfall. The perfect tour for those who like to explore and hike in the rainforest.  The tour starts driving to the center of the mountain range of Guanacaste precisely to the Tenorio Volcano National Park.

    The drive takes you to the highlands of Bijagua, the scenic beauty of the place increases as you approach the park, in addition to the landscapes of the farms, green lush mountains, and small towns where you will pass, they are authentic portraits of the true Guanacaste. Once in the park, our first hike will take us through primary and secondary forests until we reach the renowned 65 feet waterfall and its sky-colored water. Here you can relax for a few minutes listening and observing the sound of nature while our guides explain to you the color of its waters.

    Later the second part of the Rio Celeste Waterfall Tour will take you through the rain forest and muddy trails where you will observe some volcanic activity such as boiling water and sulfur steam in addition to an incredible view where you can see the turquoise water lagoons.

    Finally, you will arrive at Los Teñideros, a magical place where you can observe the waters of the Buena Vista and Roble rivers getting together and turning their waters into a turquoise color due to the concentration of minerals. 

    The last part of the Rio Celeste Waterfall Tour will take you to a botanical garden where you can observe a large number of sloths bears, It is possible well to find blue jeans, red-eye frogs, toucans, and other birds species. Once finished the tour you will enjoy a delicious typical lunch.

  • Rates Rio Celeste Waterfall Tour

     2 people4 people6+ people
    From Playas del Coco, Ocotal, Hermosa, Riu Guanacaste Hotels, Secrets Papagayo, Occidental Papagayo, Villas del Sol, and Mangroove Resort. $195 p.p$165 p.p$135 p.p
    Andaz Papagayo, Four Seasons Costa Rica, Planet Hollywood Costa Rica $210 p.p$180 p.p$155 p.p
    From Tamarindo Beach, Flamingo, Westin Conchal, Potrero$230 p.p$195 p.p$165 p.p
    • 2 people min to operate the tour.
    • Special rates for groups, please inquire.
    • Good physical conditions are required.
    • Taxes not included.

  • Includes Private transportation, bilingual guide,  lunch, sloths garden, park entrance fee, water.

    What to bring: Tennis shoes, comfortable clothes, binoculars, camera, rain poncho or sweater, insect repellent, sunblock, a change of clothes and towel is a good idea as well.

    Departure: 7.30 am / Return: 4.00 approx.

    Duration: 8 hours approx.

    Hiking Level: Easy-Moderate

    Medical Conditions: This tour is not recommended for people with knees, back, blood pressure, or any injury or health issue that won’t allow them to hike in moderate to challenging trails.

    Not recommended for small kids.

    The total hike takes about 3 to 4 hours depending on your hiking speed.

Similar Tours From Guanacaste

Guanacaste Nature and Wildlife SafariRincon de la Vieja Volcano HikePalo Verde Boat Tour
Guanacaste Coffee Tours and Colonial CitiesSanta Rosa National Park TourSensoria Land of Senses Rain Forest

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