Buena Vista Lodge & Adventure

Buena Vista Lodge & Adventure: an encounter with nature, its beauty, and its sounds.

The Buena Vista Lodge & Adventure is located in one of the most known tourist and geological attractions of Costa Rica – the foothills of the Rincon de la Vieja National Park. This hotel offers everything you need to spend a vacation full of adventure, fun, and relaxation – direct contact with nature, its beauty and its sounds.

Discover all the rich aspects of Costa Rica in one place – nature, culture, and well-being at the Buena Vista Lodge & Adventure. The concept of the hotel is sustainability, which makes tourists more aware of nature and environmental conservation. It is precisely for this reason that the hotel earned the highest rating when awarded with the Certificate of Hotel Tourism Sustainability of the Costa Rican Institute of Tourism.

Since its opening in 1991, the Buena Vista Lodge & Adventure offers tourists exceptional hospitality. Their effort to provide comfort is also one of the features that make this hotel a special place for your vacation. Its 76 rooms distributed in Cabañas, Lago and Hacienda offer you a unique experience of well-being and luxury.

Arrive to this space of luxury and well-being with the best transportation service. Liberia Shuttle & Tours transfers you from the Oduber Quirós International Airport (Liberia) or the Juan Santa María International Airport (San José) to the Buena Vista Lodge & Adventure’s entrance. Start enjoying your vacation from the moment you arrive with this transportation company that will provide the service you deserve.

Rest and enjoy a spectacular view of the lake, ocean or volcano slopes…

Whatever your choice is, a cabin, lake or Hacienda room, you will find a place to rest and relax. The wood-covered walls with a rustic Costa Rican hacienda-style design contrast beautifully with nature. The rooms have private bathrooms, hot water, fan, free Internet access, dryer, and coffee and tea making facilities.

And in the Buena Vista Lodge & Adventure, the gastronomic options are also based on a concept of sustainability…

Its restaurants offer dishes prepared with fresh ingredients from the farm. In Jaguar Restaurant, whose name derives precisely from the jaguar that roams the place, offering traditional and international dishes using seasonal products. This restaurant’s decoration is inspired by elements of nature such as flowers, birds, trees,and animals. The Jaguar Restaurant is distinguished with the gastronomic award “Tourism Sustainability Certificate (CST).”

The Montaña Restaurant offers traditional dishes. Its cuisine and staff are dressed in traditional clothing to welcome the guests of Buena Vista Lodge & Adventure with an authentic Costa Rican style.

The Coati Bar & Restaurant offers local and international drinks and snacks. Here, you can enjoy a nice time with your family or friends.

At the Mirador Bar & Restaurant, you can enjoy the fabulous traditional drinks, while you play a pool game. From this viewpoint you can admire the best Buena Vista Lodge & Adventure view – you can admire the Gulf of Papagayo, Santa Elena Bay, the Guanacaste pampa and the majestic Rincón de la Vieja volcano for hours.

One of the TripAdviso’s users tells us about the comfort of the rooms, but he also lets us know his experience at the Mirador Bar & Restaurant and how he enjoyed the food and fabulous views of the place:

Two nights was not enough here, what a wonderful location. The cabin we stayed in was very comfortable, the food was good, the pool was lovely and the Sunset bar was magnificent, what a view.
Our cabin room was very spacious and what I especially enjoyed was hearing the wildlife outside at night. Howler monkeys, the dawn chorus and creatures snuffling around in the dry leaves outside. Magical. On arrival we caught the tractor and trailer service 4km to the hot springs which was very welcome after a long transfer up from Monteverde. Then back to enjoy the sunset followed by a great meal in the sunset bar. Marzo, 2018. Usuario de TripAdvisor: 192nickg


At the Buena Vista Lodge & Adventure, you can enjoy a natural water pool, the Snack bar, and near the Spa, you can immerse yourself in the hot springs and order a refreshing drink at the swim-up bar.

If you want to take a souvenir from Costa Rica to decorate your home or to surprise one of your loved ones, be sure to visit the Souvenir Shop with excellent options of local and traditional crafts.

If you want to enjoy the adventure and forget about the photos, the Buena Vista Lodge & Adventure has a team of professional photographers that will take the best photos of your vacation. Do not forget to contact the Photographic Department located near the Mountain Restaurant to take with you the best of your vacation with your photos.

In the Buena Vista Lodge & Adventure, you will discover different options for sightseeing.

Eco-tourism is a way to make tourism discovering nature and its benefits…

Explore nature and take advantage of your stay at the Buena Vista Lodge & Adventure and join a hike through the 6 trails of primary forests. You can also visit the Salitral Waterfall to explore the tropical forest, hike through the thermal waters to reach the Waterfall. This hike is a 30-minute adventure that puts you in contact with nature and the relaxing sound of falling water.

You can also visit and admire the Azufrada, Tobogán & Salitral Waterfalls – a unique opportunity to tour these impressive waterfalls and the skirts of the Rincon de la Vieja Volcano, the flora and fauna around on a horseback tour. In the tours, you can observe birds, cross the hanging bridges over the rivers and even take a nocturnal walk to explore the species of birds that show their plumage during the night.

One of the TripAdvisor´s users precisely tells us his experience with one of the tour guides who made the trip magical by being able to admire the variety of species in the area:

We had a wonderful time. Big thank you to our tour guide, David who went out of his way to make our visit so wonderful. Hanging bridges, horseback riding, monkeys, ficus trees, sugar canes, mud baths and hot springs. So fun and memorable. Well kept clean and naturally beautiful. Abril, 2019. Usuario de TripAdvisor: lalafa2018


Guanacaste hides two National Parks: Rincón de la Vieja & Santa Rosa National Park, listed as a World Heritage Site by Unesco. These national parks house approximately 335,000 terrestrial species – a natural treasure for humanity.

Adventure tourism allows you to enjoy the excitement of taking risks in nature and raise adrenaline levels…

The Canopy is the protagonist of the adventure at the Buena Vista Lodge & Adventure. In your journey through 13 platforms and 10 cables you can enjoy, nature and its waters, a great variety of species from the rainbow toucan, hummingbirds to monkeys, iguanas, variety of butterflies and mammals like tapirs, jaguars, hammers, among others.

In this place, you will discover all of Costa Rica’s bird species and other animals. You can also join the adventure in the premium Canopy & Tarzan swing with special stops on the platforms for you to take your favorite photos with scenarios such as Rincón de la Vieja or Golfo de Papagayo.

One of the preferred tourists’ activities is horse riding. During these tours you can reach the thermal waters or the waterfalls while you continue discovering the varied species of Costa Rica. This is how you will arrive at the Waterfall that offers you a water slide to have fun with the family.

One of the TripAdvisor´s users highlights his adventure in the zip line, slides, horseback riding and in the hot springs with his family:

Great time had by our family on their mega combo tour. Our two girls (13 and 9) loved the zip lines, water slide, horseback ride, and natural hot springs. Lunch that was provided was excellent. The area was so pretty.
The zip lines were actually over and through the rain forest canopy — some were ~300 feet in the air. If you were brave enough to keep your eyes open you got to see some awesome scenery. Junio, 2019. Usuario de TripAdvisor: JimH1045


Wellness tourism is a unique experience that will allow you to relax your body and release accumulated stress…

The Buena Vista Lodge & Adventure has 5 hot springs that become a natural Spa with natural pools of different temperatures, also a sauna and mud baths that help relax your body with the sound of birds and waters.

Cultural tourism will allow you to get to know the Costa Rican traditions… Cultural tours allow you to discover the traditions and culture of Guanacaste, Costa Rica. The Buena Vista Lodge & Adventure presents the production of the famous Costa Rican coffee, grano de oro. This tour will help you learn about the production of coffee, from the seed to the final product.

The Fonda offers ancestral techniques to make tortillas, donuts or tamales cooked in clay. The flavors of the earth will be tasted in each of these preparations.

And in the Guaitil Crafts, you can find handcrafted pieces of the Chorotega culture that go from the manufacture of clay pots, jugs, vases and other figures that show ancestral techniques.

The Buena Vista Lodge & Adventure also offers you a dairy and cheese shop to observe how cows are milked and how milk, custard, curd, and cheese are produced. Here you can taste a handmade white cheese with homemade tortillas.

Your wedding in natural paradaise

In the Buena Vista Lodge & Adventure, you can also celebrate your wedding or plan any event or business meeting, your guests will feel comfortable enjoying nature and its landscapes, everything else can be found in the Buena Vista Lodge & Adventure…

You can celebrate the best day off your life at the Buena Vista Lodge & Adventure, you can have a romantic wedding in the forest and near the hot springs. Begin this adventure of love in contact with nature.

You can also have a Tropical Wedding night at the Mirador Bar & Restaurant – the sunset and prairie of Guanacaste will be the protagonists in your photos.

And if you want to celebrate your wedding in a quieter space, you can choose the Events Room and Restaurant Pueblito so that your wedding is full of rhythms and traditions of Costa Rica.

And if it is a special event or a business meeting, nothing like choosing the Pueblito or the Private Hot Springs to have your meeting. In the hot springs, you can observe the formation of gigantic rocks that surround the waters which will serve as background for your photos.

The Buena Vista Lodge & Adventure is a sustainable hotel and is part of the Ecological Footprint program dedicated to promoting the conservation of the environment and the rational use of natural resources.

Are the taxes and tips part of the all-inclusive service at the Buena Vista Lodge & Adventure?

At the Buena Vista Lodge & Adventure tips and taxes are included.

How far is the Oduber Quirós International Airport (Liberia)  from the Buena Vista Lodge & Adventure?

The Buena Vista Lodge & Adventure is fifty-eight minutes away from the Oduber Quirós International Airport (Liberia)

How far is the Juan Santamaría International Airport (San José) from the Buena Vista Lodge & Adventure?

The Buena Vista Lodge & Adventure is three hours and forty-three minutes away from the Juan Santamaria International Airport (San Jose)

Has your trip reached the end? Do not worry, Liberia Shuttle & Tours takes you back. This transportation service takes you from the Buena Vista Lodge & Adventure to the Oduber Quirós International Airport (Liberia) or the Juan Santa María International Airport (San José). Book now! Liberia Shuttle & Tours: www.liberiashuttle.com

Your vacation at the Buena Vista Lodge & Adventure has been an encounter with nature, its beauty, and sounds. Stay with these memories forever and at some point, you will feel like returning to this wonderful place where the sound of the waters and the species come together in one.

Hotel Website: www.buenavistadelrincon.com/
Phone number: +506 2690-1414 | +506 2690-1416
E-mail: [email protected]
Photo source: https://www.buenavistadelrincon.com/es/

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