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Rincon de la Vieja Tours offers amazing nature adventures along the base of Rincon de la Vieja – about an hour from Liberia. Tours include transportation from Guanacaste beaches and Liberia. Only the north side of the Rincon is in the rainforest and...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Rincon de La Vieja 21306, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 5 May 2019

We booked the whole day Nexus excursion in April. After 2 hours long ride, we arrived there and were welcome with natural drinks. Our guide Frank was knowledgeable and tried hard to show us Flora and Fauna around the resorts and the trials. The trial...More

1  Thank menudeldia
Reviewed 16 April 2019 via mobile

We did this tour, or a similar one, in 2012. While the rainforest walk and hot tub/hotel visit remain enjoyable, found the Dinosaur walk kind of lame. Perhaps a family with young people would enjoy them, as they are well constructed, but I found them...More

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Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Hot Springs Eco-Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2019

Hola! Dino Park, with life size animatronic dinos inside the rainforest provide a fantastic experience for the young-at-heart. So, we are sorry it wasn't for you. However, Eco-adventure in the rain forest, on blue rivers, to grand waterfalls by horse, water tube, zip lining and...More

Reviewed 18 February 2019

We were sold this tour via the Nexus company from the Riu resort. Our guide really promoted this company listing all the cool things we can do at this resort such as animal watching, hot springs, horse back riding, and zip lining. I feel Nexus...More

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Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Hot Springs Eco-Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2019

Hola! So glad you enjoyed, though there should have been adequate time to relax and do everything slated. Everything is real here - no enclosures and displays, like a zoo, so. Guests experience what bird and animal watchers consider among the best, but there are...More

Reviewed 31 January 2019 via mobile

We took the waterfall tour while staying at the blue river resort. The waterfalls were amazing and the swim at the end was so refreshing and fun. My tip would be to stay at the blue river resort for a day or two. It is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Hot Springs Eco-Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2019

Hola - Your review is very appreciated. From Liberia the drive is 1 hour and from Playa del Cocos its a little over 90 minutes. To experience the rain forest, blue rivers, natural hot springs and views of the smoking volcano crater, Blue River Hot...More

Reviewed 7 December 2018

We took excursion from RIU Palace at Pacific coast. It was advertised as Blue River Rain Forrest. A guide picked us up from the resort and drove to the Blue River Hotel on a slope of volcano. There were nice botanical garden, hot sulfite springs...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Hot Springs Eco-Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2018

Hola and Thank you!! Indeed there are several award winning tours available for 1-day excursions that include transportation from throughout the Guanacaste province beach areas and Liberia. Tours include the Blue River & Grand Waterfalls Adventure, Cathedral Waterfalls, Zip Lining & Tarzan Swing, Water Tubing,...More

Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Beware of the mosquitos ! The place is nice, rooms are big and well equipped. People are helpful and happy. Pools are nice warm but we decided not to use them because of the rain and cold temperature.More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Nicole J
Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Hot Springs Eco-Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Hola - So glad you enjoyed. I do beg to differ with you though - rain is considered the best time to soak in the natural hot springs, whether in the undercover pool or others. Actually, the whole country has been experiencing unusual downpours the...More

Reviewed 24 April 2018

This is by far the best zipline I have done in my travels thus far. The guys are very involved with the transverses, and even may jump on with you ! It's straight up in the jungle, with waterfall included. Do Not bypass the Tarzan...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

the zip line and tarzan swing is one of the best, if not the best zipline I have ever been on.They are based out go the Blue River resort and spa. They are a fun bunch of guys that show you how it is really...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

We weren’t sure what to expect. Drive was approximately 2 hours. Last 40 minutes is on a washboard type road. Our driver Jason made us feel very safe. Stopped at a market in Liberia for a quick washroom break. Did a very quick tour of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Chantal G
Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Hot Springs Eco-Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Hola Chantal - your experience with the guide is not acceptable and we sincerely apologize. There are many activities to take advantage of and a great place just to veg. It would appear your stay was too short. From the airport, the drive is only...More

Reviewed 9 April 2018

The resort website has an option for drop-in so we drove there ourselves for the day-trip tour and resort pass. The drive was challenging but not as bad as we expected. We decided to get breakfast at the resort before the hiking tour. We were...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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SaraS4760
13 November 2016|
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Response from BlueRiverHotSprings | Property representative |
Hola - quite different. Blue River Resort & Hot Springs is located on the other (north) side of the volcano, Rincon de la Vieja. Only this side is in the rain forest with views of the smoking crater, with blue rivers and... More
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Griselda F
9 April 2016|
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Response from Arlene R | Reviewed this property |
Blue water depends on the day, sunshine, etc. But regardless, so beautiful and the tubing is a blast! The water is warm, guides are so fun, warm Springs wonderful. A must for you and your family!
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Doris F
22 February 2016|
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Response from ryanu2016 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Doris, it's nice casual, but it's a laid back atmosphere so many had board shorts and t shirts. It's dark enough at night where it's not extremely noticeable.
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