Guanacaste is an amazing place full of nature adventures, amazing beaches, 6 kind of forest, an amazing wildlife, several active volcanoes, beautiful resorts for all kind of budget and tastes. Guanacaste boasts many of Costa Rica's most beautiful beaches. Among the best known are the beaches of the Gulf of Papagayo, such as Playa Hermosa, Ocotal, Playas del Coco, and Playa Panama. Other outstanding beaches are Playa Conchal, Playa Grande de Tamarindo, Flamingo, Avellanas, Samara, Nosara, and Carrillo, to name a few.
It also has beautiful parks, such as Guanacaste National Park, Rincon de la Vieja National Park, Palo Verde National Park, Santa Rosa National Park, Tenorio Volcano National Park and, also several wildlife reserves and protected areas.
Among the activities you can enjoy when traveling to Guanacaste, these are the most outstanding:
World-class diving, surfing or sport fishing, canopy tours, thermal waters, rafting, visits to butterfly farms, orchid nurseries, snake farms, frog breeding grounds or zoos, four wheel ATV tours, jet ski tours or sailing, and a lot more
Book a surfing lesson or earn your PADI diving certification. Strap in for inshore or deep-sea sportfishing fun, and reel in hard fighting marlin, roosterfish, and sailfish. Book one of the region's exhilarating canopy zipline tours, and fly through tropical dry forest, zig-zag over a river canyon, or zoom by the picturesque Pacific. Hop a boat tour through Palo Verde National Park, one of Costa Rica's best birdwatching destinations. Board an ATV to explore Guanacaste's backroads - and there are many! Or, chill out on a catamaran tour - a morning, afternoon or evening cruise to snorkeling bays, photo ops, and incredible sunsets that paint the horizon in brilliant shades of red, orange, purple and pink.
Like their name suggests, combo tours combine some of Guanacaste's best activities, like horseback riding and canopy tours, volcanic hot springs and forest hikes. And since the fun should never end, adventure connections in and out of Guanacaste are also available: don't spend your hours traveling, when you could be white-water rafting to Arenal, Monteverde, or San Jose!