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Address: Rincon de La Vieja 21306, Costa Rica (Formerly Blue River Resort & Hot Springs)
Phone Number:
+506 2206 5000
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Rincon de la Vieja Tours offers amazing nature adventures along the base of...

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 has blue volcanic rivers, the “emerald green” natural mineral hot springs and abundant tropical wildlife. You’ll be entering a ”paradise on earth” and will have an adventure of a lifetime.Rincon de la Vieja is based out of Blue River Resort & Hot Springs and offers three tours. Two are combo-tours that feature either an adventure to the incomparable blue volcanic rivers and majestic waterfalls by horse or car. Or choose the canopy tour, through rainforest, waterfalls and ending with a Tarzan Swing. These combine with a visit to Blue River Resort & Hot Springs. The third tour option is to spend the day at Blue River Resort & Spa to experience the the hot springs pools, botanical gardens, butterfly gardens, mud bath and natural sauna, the Spa, gym and more. We pick up early morning and deliver you home in time for dinner.

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Good relaxing day

We went to this place through Nexus Tours from RIU Guanacaste. The tour operator was well organized and punctual. The buses and driver were excellent. Our tour guide "Carlos" was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Mississauga, Canada
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Mississauga, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went to this place through Nexus Tours from RIU Guanacaste. The tour operator was well organized and punctual. The buses and driver were excellent. Our tour guide "Carlos" was energetic, engaging and knowledgeable. Carlos gave us interesting facts about things/places we were seeing along the way. He surpassed our expectations and took good care of everyone in our group.... More 

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Spruce Grove, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While my Wife and I did not stay at this resort during our stay in Costa Rica, we did book an excursion to Blue River through a local your company called Nexus. We found the tour to be very enjoyable. Our tour guide was Norman and the driver was "Hawkeye" Gustavo. They were both very nice and knowledgeable about the... More 

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Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Hot Springs Eco-Adventure Tours, responded to this review

Hola! We are appreciative and very pleased to learn that your Eco-Combo Adventure was so pleasurable. Indeed, experiencing awe-inspiring nature usually requires that part of the traverse will be on gravel road in Costa Rica. There are actually several combo tours to choose from. Your tour is called the Blue River and Grand Waterfall Adventure and includes experiencing a nature... More 

Niagara Falls, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

We did a tour of this place from Riu Guanacaste, and would not do it again. It is a very long ( over 2 hours each way) bus ride, and when we got there the guide (who admitted he hadn't been there in quite a while) noted that the recent hurricane (a very unusual event for Costa Rica) must have... More 

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Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Hot Springs Eco-Adventure Tours, responded to this review

Hola from the owners and staff at Blue River Tours. We all feel greatly embarrassed when our guests experience doesn't live up to our expectations. I can only apologize. After a meeting to talk about the comments, we all feel such a special pride show-casing the spectacular nature found here that we also feel obliged to reply. So I hope... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

We took this day trip while staying in Riu Guanacaste resort, and we don’t recommend it. Here is why. Since it was our second trip to Costa Rica, we can compare this trip with our places we visited. 1) WALK through rainforest was very short and not very impressive. ALTERNATIVE: go to Monteverde cloud forest. You will have long walk... More 

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Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Hot Springs Eco-Adventure Tours, responded to this review

Hola from the staff and owners at Blue River Tours. With respect, reading such a review is difficult to read and difficult to respond to. Instead of replying to the specific comments, which are best done by a future reviewer, permit me to explain what is provided during this very popular 1-Day Eco-Adventure Tour to the Grand Waterfalls and the... More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

The 2+ hr. bus ride was a bit inconvenient but when we arrived to enjoy the beauty of this park it was well worth it. The hot mud bath, and bathing in the hot springs is a once in a lifetime experience. Great lunch. Waterfall outstanding - make sure you have a dip!

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Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Hot Springs Eco-Adventure Tours, responded to this review

Hola from staff and owners at Blue River Hot Springs Eco-Adventure Tours. We thank you for your kind review! As you point out, the ride will be a little further. However, coming to the north side of Rincon de la Vieja Park (our location) has special advantages. Only this side is in the rain forest, has blue rivers, natural mineral... More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Tours offered are amazing. The guides are excellent and really take good care of you but often doesn't speak very good English so brush up on your Spanish so that you can ask questions. Some of the activities such as the water tubing were a lot scarier and dangerous than you might think from the brochure and although I had... More 

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Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Hot Springs Eco-Adventure Tours, responded to this review

Hola! We sincerely appreciate your kind review and are thrilled to know you enjoyed many of our Eco-adventure tours. I’m also glad you brought up the Water Tubing Adventure which has been recognized as the best in Central America. Its not just an adrenaline rush down a dreamlike blue river inside the rain forest, its real. Though all precautions are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

We spent three days at the resort. Everyone was so nice and helpful. Our cabana was nice and private. We had everything we needed at the resort. We loved going to the river and to the hot springs. Very relaxing time at the resort. Thank you to everyone for making our first stay in Costa Rica so great. Would definitely... More 

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Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Hot Springs Eco-Adventure Tours, responded to this review

Hola - from Blue River Resort & Hot Springs. Thank you for taking the time to review us for your kind comments. We very much enjoy our smiling clientele! We very much look forward to your next visit. Yours truly, Kevin More 

Northborough, Massachusetts
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500 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 230 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

Our group of 10 spent two wonderful nights at Blue River Resort. We stayed in a large room, in a duplex cabin, with very nice furnishings, comfortable beds, a refrigerator, hair dryer, large flat screen TV with several English channels and a safe. The bathroom was giant, with a large walk in shower, but the water pressure was very poor.... More 

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Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Hot Springs Eco-Adventure Tours, responded to this review

Hola from Blue River Resort & Hot Springs. We thank you for your kind and detailed evaluation of your holiday here. Also know, we are looking into your points where improvement is possible. We take great satisfaction from the extra-ordinary "natural" amenities here and great personal pride in the service performed. As an added note to families, our Dino Park... More 

Kamloops, Canada
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

This secluded little resort in truly paradise. We enjoyed our time here very much. The hot springs are relaxing and enjoyable. I especially enjoyed wandering around the botanical gardens with my camera just as the sun was coming up. Our horseback ride to the waterfall was also a favourite.

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Lloydminster, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

The gardens are lovely. Only seen one blue butterfly in the enclosure, thought there would be lots of them. The truck that took us for our rainforest walk should be updated. The waterfalls were nice and refreshing. Lunch was alright. I thought The hot tubs and pools would have been a little larger.

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