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Buena Vista Lodge & Adventure

13 Kms East of the Catholic Church in Buena Vista de Canas Dulces, Liberia, Guanacaste., Rincon de La Vieja, Costa Rica
+506 2690 1414
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: Buena Vista is a cattle raising Hacienda that changed part of its activity to dedicate itself to ecologic tourism in a rustic environment conserving... more » Owner description: Buena Vista is a cattle raising Hacienda that changed part of its activity to dedicate itself to ecologic tourism in a rustic environment conserving the idiosyncrasy and culture of the zone. It is located 31kms from Liberia and it borders with the National Park Rincón de la Vieja. It has an area of approximately 2,000 acres, 1,400 of which are intended to regenerate the forest and where adventure activities take place, always protecting the environment. The remaining 600 acres are dedicated to cattle raising and the ranch produces the majority of the products that the Lodge consumes. « less
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New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Alex of Red Pacific Sunset Tours and Pablo of Bahia del Sol recommended this adventure to us. Alex picked us up for the two hour ride to Buena Vista. The views along the way were spectacular. The adventure includes a sauna, volcanic mud bath, hot springs, horseback riding up the mountain, a very long water slide down the mountain and... More

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La Grange, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I went with my spouse, teen daughter and 67 year old mother. None of us had ever zip-lined before, but we all had a great experience. It is perfect for the beginner but gives enough thrill. The 1\4 mile water slide is a blast! You must walk to the top bare foot, so this gives you some nice exercise. The... More

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Greeneville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We had a wonderful day trip here! I had never been on a zip line or a water slide. The zip line was definitely thrilling and the water slide was very chilly! It's a great way to spend the day and our tour guide from Costa Rica Best Tours (Jose!) made sure everything was to our liking. The hot springs... More

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Bronx, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I liked everything about buena vista its awesome and fun. I did zip lining, horse back riding,a very fun slide and mud baths everything was great the mud makes you younger and makes your skin softer. It great try it!

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Lakeland, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We started off with the best tour guide ever ( Goose ) and horseback riding through the trails. Beautiful scenery! Down to the steam room, mud bath and hot springs. I had never had a mud bath so I got one that day. The mud was so warm and relaxing. After it dried and I rinsed off I joined my... More

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

My friend & I came here on a guided excursion. First we hiked up through the beautiful forest and zip lined down. The zip lining was sooo much fun...and easy to do. Near the end of the zip line, we found out there were monkeys. Our tour guide was nice enough to take us and another couple to see them... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We drove up from Playa Conchal in the morning and my wife, 10 yo son, and 6 yo daughter did the zip line and water slide. Absolutely amazing fun, great guides on the zip lines, we all loved it. Next time we'll spend the night.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We had a party of 8 ranging from age 8 through age 71. Everyone participated in all of the activities offered, including zip lining, water slide through the jungle, horseback riding, mud bath and hot springs. The lunch included is wonderful and yummy. We had a lot of fun laughing together!

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

My wife and I went here one day during our honeymoon and it was pretty good place and had a bunch to do. Zip-line, Hot springs, Mud Baths, Food, Water-slide. Overall was good but it was a little grungy. The mud baths weren't really baths and were more like rubbing mud on you and then washing it off. We had... More

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aocampo, Director of Sales at Buena Vista Lodge & Adventure, responded to this review

Hello! First of all we thank you for your comments, as they help us to gradually improve what needs to be improved. We want to thank you for taking us as an option on your visit during your honeymoon. Our hot springs are located in the middle of the tropical forest, where we did not altered or modified the existing... More

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The Buena Vista Tour was so great! We were staying at the Playa Flamingo, so we had to ride quite a ways to get there. We actually had a Turismo van come to pick us up early, and we got a ride into Liberia, where we waited and got on the actual bus for the tour. We had a guide,... More

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