Rincon de la Vieja

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Rincon de La Vieja National Park is making a name for itself, little by little, in the list of already popular attractions for tourists visiting volcanic destinations in Costa Rica. It is one of the regions which have watched as over the last few years tourism has become the principal source of income for their population and the development of their community.

Standing at 1916 meters above sea level, and with its latest eruption in February, 1998, this colossus combined with six others, including, Arenal, Irazu, Miravalles, Orosí, Poas and Turrialba, represents the active volcanic range of Costa Rica.

This area is rich in adventure activities. If you love nature, and at the same time the thrill of an adrenaline rush, Rincon de La Vieja is the perfect spot, offering you tours like zip lining, canyoneering, rafting, rappelling, and more. In addition to the calmer recreational alternatives like horseback rides, hot springs, and the regions famous volcanic mud massages.

Rincon de la Vieja is a destination in the Guanacaste province. Access to the area is simple, just 25 km outside of downtown Liberia; around a 45 minute drive. It is Iocated just 1 hour from Daniel Oduber International Airport, and 4 hours from San Jose and the Juan Santamaria International Airport. We recommend you have a 4x4 vehicle to enter the region, especially in winter (rainy) months, including May, June, September, October, and November.

If you would like to visit one of the most important historical landmarks of Costa Rica, then take a day to visit the Santa Rosa National Park, just a 45 minute drive away, in order to make the most of your visit to this region. Other important areas are not far away, including Arenal (3.5 hours), Tamarindo or Flamingo Beach (1.5 hours), and the Monteverde Cloud Forest (3 hours).

Rincon de la Vieja map

Rincon de la Vieja map
Liberia - 30km   •  
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