• Volcano

  • Guanacaste-National-Park

  • Beach

Guanacaste Wonders

Explore Costa Rica’s North Pacific province where the sun and beach are the prominent features but also active volcanoes such as the Rincon de la Vieja, hot springs, waterfalls, clean rivers, protected areas such as Palo Verde (a major sanctuary for resident and migrating birds) and huge cattle ranches handled by “sabaneros” (local cowboys).

  • A horseback ride to discover a hidden waterfall while exploring the forests, mountains and views of the Northern Pacific coastline.
  • Soak into thermal pools, take an invigorating mud bath, and relax on a natural pool.
  • Walking distance from your all-inclusive resort is Playa Conchal, a beach that owes its name to its unique sand, comprising millions of finely crushed seashells.
  • Spot hundreds of water birds, crocodiles, monkeys, reptiles, as you cruise the Tempisque River by boat.
  • Watch local artists as they make the pottery that heritage from their Pre Columbian ancestors at the town of Guaitil. Support them buying some of their art pieces.
Day 1
Liberia City arrival

Welcome at Liberia International Airport (LIR) by a representative of A&S Travel and transfer to the Rincon de la Vieja Volcano area thru a well-maintained gravel road.

Day 2
Hike to “Las Pailas” trail

The Las Pailas sector spectacularly shows the power of the Rincon de la Vieja volcano, the most active and largest volcano in Guanacaste. Steam and sulfur come from natural fumaroles of the yellow and rusty soil. Witness clay pails in various shades of brown with boiling volcanic water, fine gray volcanic mud bubbles and explosions in large pails.

Day 3
Free day

Go for more adventure tours on horseback, on foot or zip lining on the canopy forest. If you wish a more relaxed day enjoy the volcanic hot springs on the Rio Negro, naturally heated by the Rincon de la Vieja Volcano. For a rejuvenating treatment on your body, you can use the hot volcanic mud, which works just like a spa body masque.

Day 4
Rincón de la Vieja to Conchal Beach

Free morning for optional activities, early afternoon private transportation towards the Northern Pacific coastline until reaching Playa Conchal and the resort you will stay for the next days.

Day 5
Free day

Enjoy a day at leisure to explore the beach line and relax at the hotel facilities.

Day 6
Palo Verde & Guaitil tour

Explore on a covered boat the natural hydrologic system of Palo Verde that creates the right conditions to produce in the zone the most important concentration of birds in the country and Central America. After a hearty lunch stop at local village of Guaitil to learn the process of making and decorating pottery pieces with ancient techniques.

Day 7
Free day

Enjoy a day at leisure to explore the beach line and relax at the hotel facilities.

Day 8
Liberia departure

Departure transfer to International Airport.

Land cost per person on twin sharing basis.
Please call us for a customized quote.

Travel Protection is offered by us and is an additional cost.

Superior hotels – Includes:
  • Private transportation on luxury air-conditioned microbus as per described in the itinerary.
  • 3 nights at Hacienda Guachipelin Hotel on Legacy Suite with breakfast; entrance to Rio Negro Hot Springs & mud baths.
  • Hiking tour to Las Pailas trail at Rincon de la Vieja National Park with transportation and local guide (entrance fee to be paid directly).
  • 4 nights at Westin Hotel on Family Junior Suite room, all-inclusive system.
  • Tour to Palo Verde National Park and Guaitil Pottery village. Transportation, local guide, entrance fees, boat ride and lunch.
Deluxe hotels – Includes:
  • Private transportation on luxury air-conditioned microbus as per described on the itinerary.
  • 3 nights at Hacienda Guachipelin Hotel on Suite with breakfast; entrance to Rio Negro Hot Springs & mud baths.
  • Hiking tour to Las Pailas trail at Rincon de la Vieja National Park with transportation and local guide (entrance fee to be paid directly).
  • 4 nights at Westin Hotel on Deluxe Family Suite, all-inclusive system.
  • Tour to Palo Verde National Park and Guaitil Pottery village. Transportation, local guide, entrance fees, boat ride and lunch.
Excludes:
  • International airfare to Costa Rica and departure tax.
  • Personal expenses (passport, medical, souvenirs, etc.).
  • Optional tours.
  • Gratuities.
  • Travel/medical insurance.