Costa Rica is a fantastic destination for adventure lovers. The country is known for its natural beauty and biodiversity, with many different landscapes to explore. There are countless opportunities for adventure, from the beaches to the mountains, the rainforests to the volcanoes. Hacienda Guachipelin, Costa Rica, is a thrill seekers destination in itself. Sitting on the slopes of the Rincon de la Vieja Volcano, Hacienda Guachipelin, Costa Rica, is your adventure go-to as well as an eco-luxury sensorial experience.
It is not always easy to find a country the size of Costa Rica with so many landscapes to adventure into and explore to your heart’s delight. It may be small and compact, but you will find mountains, rainforests, live volcanoes, fantastic beaches, and unspoiled rivers, and it just happens to be one of the most biodiverse places in the world. No wonder adventure lovers love Costa Rica!
Hotel Hacienda Guachipelin is a treasured member of the exclusive collection of Enchanting Hotels. Made up of award-winning boutique hotels, Hacienda Guachipelin is one of 12 sustainable eco-luxury experiences that excel in extraordinary comfort, the protection of the environment, and the well-being of the local community. Some, like Hacienda Guachipelin, offer close-to-nature experiences that activate the “feel-good” hormone dopamine! So here is to feel happy and motivated!
Located on the slopes of the majestic Rincon de la Vieja Volcano, part of the Guanacaste Volcanic Mountain Range of beautiful Costa Rica offers its guests a unique stay immersed in the surrounding tropical dry forest with a mountainous backdrop. With nature and diverse landscapes, Hacienda Guachipelin is where you can combine the epitome of relaxation with bursts of adventure, all in the welcoming arms of mother nature. Let’s see what you can do while staying at Hacienda Guachipelin.
Run me a River!
Thanks to the majestic mountain range that runs down the middle of Costa Rica and divides the Caribbean side from the Pacific side of Costa Rica, many rivers start their journey to either sea high up in this range. Some of these rivers have become popular for river tubing, like the Black River or Rio Negro, a favorite thrill ride on the river at Hacienda Guachipelin.
This half-day tour begins with a horse ride from the ranch to the picturesque river, where you will hop onto an individual tube, hold on to the handles and let the thrills on the river begin! This is 5kms of excitement, Class II and III rapids, and is a true representation of Costa Rican adventure, so treat yourself to some local fun!
The Mountains are Calling!
The Guanacaste Volcanic Mountain Range also holds another treasure, but this time you will be in the canopy of the tropical dry forest. This is where you immerse yourself in the forest experience on the slopes of a live volcano!
At the Hacienda Guachipelin Adventure Center, you can do ziplining, rappelling, and canyoning in Costa Rica during a dopamine-rich two-hour tour! First, you will have birds-eye views of this vibrant ecosystem’s rich biodiversity and ample photo ops. Then, get ready to rappel, rock climb, swing like Tarzan, and cross hanging bridges that connect the White River canyon walls. This adrenaline-filled tour takes adventure in the mountains to a new level and gives you a different tropical dry forest experience!
Bird Eye Views
Rincon de la Vieja Volcano in Costa Rica is one of the country’s most stunning and diverse natural landscapes, attracting tourists and birdwatchers worldwide. With its rugged terrain, thick forest, and bubbling volcanic activity, this area is home to many birds, including some of the world’s rarest and most beautiful species. Birdwatching at Rincon de la Vieja is a thrilling and rewarding experience that will surely stay with you for a lifetime.
This area is home to over 300 species of birds, including many rare and endemic species that are found nowhere else in the world. Rincon de la Vieja is also home to several different ecosystems, including tropical dry forest, cloud forest, and rainforest, which provide diverse habitats for birds to thrive in.
Hacienda Guachipelin offers an early-morning birdwatching tour for nature lovers and bird enthusiasts. In the company of an expert naturalist guide, come prepared with bird eye views of many bird species, including the Spectacled Owl, the turquoise-browed Motmot, the emerald toucanet, and the Montezuma Oropendola, to name a few!
Suppose you would prefer to stay close to the serenity of your luxury suite and enjoy some downtime from the thrill of the adventure. In that case, you are just steps away from the enjoy the Hacienda Guachipelin tropical gardens, the inviting pool area, or the Simbiosos Spa. This means you can leave your adventure boots behind and relax in the forest on your terms and rhythm. Hacienda Guachipelin recommends some quiet time during your stay to sit back and listen to the forest orchestra, inhale its perfume, and admire its colors.
See you soon at Hacienda Guachipelin. This unique experience and getaway combine the beauty of the tropical dry forest with the best adventure activities. This is Costa Rica at its best!