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Ranked #1 of 90 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Category: Transportation
Owner description: Guanacaste Viajes is a local Family run business, with over 10 years working in the tourism industry in Costa Rica, we offer... more » Owner description: Guanacaste Viajes is a local Family run business, with over 10 years working in the tourism industry in Costa Rica, we offer to our clients personalized trips with a professional service. Our dedication and responsibility made of Guanacaste Viajes a truly option in Costa Rica. We operate in our own fleet of comfortable air-conditioned mini-vans and mini-busses with a capacity of from 1 to up of 28 passengers. Our main office is based just 15 minutes from Liberia International Airport (LIR), and we provide Airport Shuttle and Private Transportation « less
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Samara Trails (Playa Samara)
Ranked #2 of 90 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Category: Hiking Trails
Owner description: Samara Trails is a trail system within the private 346 acre Werner Sauter Wildlife Refuge. The Refuge is in Dry Tropical... more » Owner description: Samara Trails is a trail system within the private 346 acre Werner Sauter Wildlife Refuge. The Refuge is in Dry Tropical forest and contains various species of plants and animals including monkeys, birds, mammals, and amphibians. The hike takes approximately 1 1/2 hours to complete - private hikes are completed at 7am or 3:30 pm and are led by the grandson of Werner Sauter, founder of the Wildlife Refuge. « less
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Nick Holt Fitness (Tamarindo)
Ranked #3 of 90 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Category: Health Clubs
Owner description: Nick Holt Fitness is a full service personal training outfit located in Tamarindo, Costa Rica offering personal training,... more » Owner description: Nick Holt Fitness is a full service personal training outfit located in Tamarindo, Costa Rica offering personal training, group training, boot camp fitness classes, yoga classes, surf lessons, tennis lessons and surf specific exercise programs. We train all ages and fitness levels in a spacious indoor facility or out on the beautiful beaches of Tamarindo. Contact us to stay fit and healthy during your Tamarindo vacation! « less
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Ranked #4 of 90 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Category: Horseback Riding Stables
Owner description: Ride the best! Casagua Horses Tours at the Painted Pony Guest Ranch, a complete Equestrian Center providing high quality... more » Owner description: Ride the best! Casagua Horses Tours at the Painted Pony Guest Ranch, a complete Equestrian Center providing high quality horseback riding tours lessons,and training, is just 20 minutes from Tamarindo/Flamingo beaches on Route 155. Ride comfortable, well trained horses with professional bi-lingual guides. Favorite tours include the Old Spanish Trail, our Natural History Tour, the popular Cantina Tour and local fiestas and Topes. Experience a real taste of Guanacaste's famous horse culture. « less
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Ranked #5 of 90 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Owner description: Tamarindo's only mini golf is a family friendly activity just a few minutes walk from the beach! Enjoy our 18 hole walk... more » Owner description: Tamarindo's only mini golf is a family friendly activity just a few minutes walk from the beach! Enjoy our 18 hole walk through Costa Rica - with volcano challenges, shootin' the curl of the waves and even a waterfall!A wonderfully affordable way to spend some time without taking up a full day. Games take about 45 mins to 1 hour to play.We are open 7 days a week from 9am to 11pm.Admission prices are Ȼ3,500 for adults and Ȼ2,500 for children under 10 years.Come find us located next to the Dragonfly Restaurant just 50m north of the Hotel Pasitiempo. « less
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Go Adventures (Tamarindo)
Ranked #6 of 90 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
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Ranked #7 of 90 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: Nosara Wildlife Rescue rescues, rehabilitates and releases back into the wild injured or orphaned Howler Monkeys and other... more » Owner description: Nosara Wildlife Rescue rescues, rehabilitates and releases back into the wild injured or orphaned Howler Monkeys and other arboreal wildlife. We consist of two sister organizations: SIBU Sanctuary and the Refuge for Wildlife. Please visit our respective web sites for more information. We accept private tours on a RESERVATION ONLY basis. Please call at least 24 hours beforehand for reservations « less
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Playa Avellanes (Tamarindo)
Ranked #8 of 90 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches
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Rio Celeste (Tenorio Volcano National Park)
Ranked #9 of 90 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Category: Bodies of Water
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Llanos de Cortez Waterfall (Area de Conservacion Guanacaste)
Ranked #10 of 90 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Category: Waterfalls
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Ranked #11 of 90 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Waterfalls
Owner description: Admire the strong of the nature and explore five beutiful waterfalls in the middle of the forest sunrounded by vegetation and... more » Owner description: Admire the strong of the nature and explore five beutiful waterfalls in the middle of the forest sunrounded by vegetation and different animals. Enjoy one hour walking in the forest with a nice view to Nicoya Gulf, Cerro San José and Cerro Pelado.The names of the waterfalls are as follow: Serena River (102 fts, Hidden (66 fts and 2 caves, Rainbow (247 fts, Slide (312 fts, The Rock (49,21 fts). « less
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El Viejo Wetlands (Area de Conservacion Guanacaste)
Ranked #12 of 90 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Tamarindo Church (Tamarindo)
Ranked #13 of 90 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
Owner description: Join us on Sundays 10 am. Services are in English.You can expect a Welcome Atmosphere, Casual Dress, Relevant Teaching &... more » Owner description: Join us on Sundays 10 am. Services are in English.You can expect a Welcome Atmosphere, Casual Dress, Relevant Teaching & Meaningful Music. Hope to see you there! « less
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Los Piratas de Flamingo (Playa Flamingo)
Ranked #14 of 90 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
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Ranked #15 of 90 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches
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Horsejungle (Playa Samara)
Ranked #16 of 90 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
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Ranked #17 of 90 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Category: National Parks
The water system in this park sustains the largest population of waterfowl and wading birds in Central America.
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Playa Conchal (Playa Conchal)
Ranked #18 of 90 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches
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The ARA Project (Punta Islita)
Ranked #19 of 90 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Samara Beach (Playa Samara)
Ranked #20 of 90 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches
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The Frog Pad (Nosara)
Ranked #21 of 90 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
Owner description: We provide Surfboard, Bodyboard, Bike, Board Game, Snorkel Kit Rentals. We also have a large used book collection and a huge... more » Owner description: We provide Surfboard, Bodyboard, Bike, Board Game, Snorkel Kit Rentals. We also have a large used book collection and a huge variety of DVDs for rent. « less
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Ranked #22 of 90 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Category: Sports Camps/ Clinics
Owner description: Del Mar Surf Camp is the premiere surf camp in Costa Rica with over nine years of experience teaching people how to surf. We... more » Owner description: Del Mar Surf Camp is the premiere surf camp in Costa Rica with over nine years of experience teaching people how to surf. We provide a maximum of 2 to 1 student to instructor ratio with local Costa Rican surfers providing a safe and quality surf instruction guaranteed for everyone to catch waves. Our all inclusive surf camps include everything from daily yoga classes, daily nature walks & healthy meals to create the perfect vacation in paradise. You can be rest assured that your experience will exemplify the "Pura Vida" culture Costa Rica has to offer. « less
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Ranked #23 of 90 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Category: Health Clubs
Owner description: Best holistic healing experience in Tamarindo. Yoga,Thai Massage,Reiki Energy Healing,Sound Therapy and Chakra Cleansing.... more » Owner description: Best holistic healing experience in Tamarindo. Yoga,Thai Massage,Reiki Energy Healing,Sound Therapy and Chakra Cleansing. AquaYOGA Therapy, AcrobaYoga Workshops,Hot Vinyasa & Bikram Yoga Series Group Classes,Rainbow Child Yoga, Therapy for Spinal Rehabilitation, Blood type and Lightbody Nutritional Assessment,Spiritual Counseling,Therapeutic Deep Tissue Massage.What is Reiki? pronouned 'ray-kee' translates as the universal life-force energy. This is also known as chi in China and prana in India.This is believed to be the life force flowing through the body, nourishing organs and cells. When this flow of energy is disrupted its function becomes impaired and illness can occur. Treatments lowers blood pressure, reduces stress of the mind, stress held in the body and stress of emotions. A sense of acceptance and peace usually fills the receiver. Some experience life-altering healing. « less
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Ranked #24 of 90 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Category: National Parks; Volcanos

A visit to this national park makes a great day trip for travellers based in Liberia. The Las Pailas entrance is about 27km from Liberia. The well-marked turnoff to the park is... more »

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Playa Hermosa (Playa Hermosa)
Ranked #25 of 90 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches
We offer educational, due diligence tours of the Guanacaste area for people who are considering relocating to Costa Rica.
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Playa Ponies (Nosara)
Ranked #26 of 90 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Category: Horseback Riding Stables
Owner description: Personalized Horseback riding tours through the jungle and beaches of Nosara. Our horses are beautiful and trained for all... more » Owner description: Personalized Horseback riding tours through the jungle and beaches of Nosara. Our horses are beautiful and trained for all experience levels. Every tour is customized to match the riders whether it is a short jungle kids adventure, or half-day waterfall treck or a sunset beach ride we make sure every rider leaves with an experience they will remember for a lifetime. « less
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Tamarindo Beach (Tamarindo)
Ranked #27 of 90 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #28 of 90 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #29 of 90 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas

The Werner Sauter Biological Reserve is the only protected area in Playa Samara. The reserve is located on the highest hill directly behind Samara beach.  It was created by Mr... more »

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San Juanillo Beach (San Juanillo)
Ranked #30 of 90 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Category: Beaches
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