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Top things to do in Province of Guanacaste

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Ranked #1 of 102 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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Ranked #2 of 102 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Traveler Resources
Owner description: We are a free information center for residents and tourists of Samara & Carrillo and surrounding area. Our services extend... more » Owner description: We are a free information center for residents and tourists of Samara & Carrillo and surrounding area. Our services extend from directions or bus schedules to recommendations for accommodations, restaurants, attractions, tours, transportation and events as well as what is happening in the community this week. Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have or to promote your event or business. Thank you, Brenda Be Happy, Have Fun! « less
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Pura Aventura (El Guapote)
Ranked #3 of 102 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Category: Ranchs; Landmarks
Owner description: Zip lining, horseback riding and mountain biking in a gorgeous 1.400 acres of natural resources..... Primary and secondary... more » Owner description: Zip lining, horseback riding and mountain biking in a gorgeous 1.400 acres of natural resources..... Primary and secondary forest, rivers, waterfalls, lagoons, pastures and ocean views... Monkeys, iguanas, birds, butterflies are some of the animals you might seeGreat and safe zip lining with 11 cables, an hanging bridge and a rappel , fly above the trees top for over 2km, longest cable 560meters.Ride our beautiful, strong and well tamed horses in a working ranch, different options including cows herding....Go for a ride on our mountain bikes, 13km trail mostly downhill. « less
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Samara Trails (Playa Samara)
Ranked #4 of 102 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 #5 of 102 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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Pilates Nosara (Nosara)
Ranked #6 of 102 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Category: Health Clubs
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Ranked #7 of 102 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Category: Missions; Tours
Owner description: A trip through the Tropical Dry Forest with 8 ZIP LINES and 10 platforms suspended in trees. Certified bilingual guides, cold... more » Owner description: A trip through the Tropical Dry Forest with 8 ZIP LINES and 10 platforms suspended in trees. Certified bilingual guides, cold water, fruit snack and round trip transportation, 20 min. From Tamarindo. On parle aussi Français. Let' Fly... and have fun!! « less
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Ranked #8 of 102 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
Owner description: Nosara Wildlife Sanctuary at SIBU is located minutes from Playa Guiones, Nosara. We are a 50 acre jungle garden reserve,... more » Owner description: Nosara Wildlife Sanctuary at SIBU is located minutes from Playa Guiones, Nosara. We are a 50 acre jungle garden reserve, surrounded by thousands of acres of jungle and located between the Rio Nosara and Rio Montana. We are a care / rehabilitation and Step Down Release Center for the area's injured and orphaned wildlife, returning them back into the wild. Those who cannot be released, receive life term care. Our facilities include a non-primate / quarantine habitat, 70ft.X75ft habitats, three stories tall to encompass trees, with movable walls to adapt to any enclosure requirement. We also have an Open Canopy Habitat that is approximately 1/3 of an acre. Our new volunteer casita can house up to 4 volunteers to live on site during their stay at SIBU. We offer Up Close and Personal Educational visits by advance reservation only. Visit our web site to participate in our Adopt-A-Monkey Program or to inquire about becoming a volunteer at Nosara Wildlife Sanctuary at SIBU « less
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Ranked #9 of 102 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Category: Architectural Buildings; Landmarks
Owner description: Learn Improve Surf Company was founded on the belief that EVERYONE and ANYONE can enjoy and share our love of surfing.... more » Owner description: Learn Improve Surf Company was founded on the belief that EVERYONE and ANYONE can enjoy and share our love of surfing. Whether you have surfed before or if you are a beginner, our company was designed to provide instruction for all ability levels. With Learn Improve Surf Company, you will learn smart surfing skills unlike any other kind of instruction. « less
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Ranked #10 of 102 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Category: Ships; Landmarks
Owner description: Capt. Keidel and his professional crew are ready to put you on that fish of a lifetime, help you enjoy time with your... more » Owner description: Capt. Keidel and his professional crew are ready to put you on that fish of a lifetime, help you enjoy time with your friends, or make that family vacation a success. Simply put, our mission is to ensure that your time on the water is safe and productive, while utilizing sustainable fishing practices. « less
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Ranked #11 of 102 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Traveler Resources
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Ranked #12 of 102 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Category: Other
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Ranked #13 of 102 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Waterfalls; Nature and Parks
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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Ranked #14 of 102 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Category: Hiking Trails; Tours
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Rio Celeste (Tenorio Volcano National Park)
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$105* and up
Ranked #15 of 102 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Category: Bodies of Water; Nature and Parks
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Playa Avellanes (Playa Avellanas)
Ranked #16 of 102 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches
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Sirenas Diving Costa Rica (Playas del Coco)
Ranked #17 of 102 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Category: Other
Owner description: Sirenas Diving Costa Rica is a small and personalized diving, snorkeling and fishing company that is family owned and... more » Owner description: Sirenas Diving Costa Rica is a small and personalized diving, snorkeling and fishing company that is family owned and operated. We do not have a physical office, our office is on the internet and on the boat. Bobbie Jo,began in Costa Rica with Diving Safaris Costa Rica more than 17 years ago. As time passed by...managing a big operation she realized that she wanted something smaller and more personalized...less stress... more fun... diving with her customers and friends. So she closed Diving Safaris and began new with Sirenas Diving Costa Rica! "One of the things I LOVE about diving is the weightlessness of being under the water and how we all feel like we are flying, so we jokingly said we were in mermaid school (esquela de las Sirenas). We are affiliated with PADI for more than 17 years. Our boat is located in Playa del Coco, Guanacaste, Costa Rica. We offer a variety of PADI courses, from Discover Scuba through Rescue. There are more than 25 different local and advanced dive sites, including Catalina Islands and Islas Murcielagos (Bat Islands).We go diving every day (except for Christmas Day and New Year's Day). With the seasons and water conditions changing so much, we have a variety of marine life, including: mantas, whale sharks, turtles, bull sharks, white tip reef sharks, seahorses, thousands of schooling rays and much, MUCH, more. Come dive with us and discover all of what Costa Rica has to offer -underwater! Sirenas Diving Costa Rica is a new name that comes with 17 years of experience from Diving Safaris Costa Rica. We will continue to be one the best diving companies offering personalized dive vacations to our customers and friends from around the world. « less
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Kingfisher Sportfishing (Playa Samara)
Ranked #18 of 102 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Category: Ships; Landmarks
Owner description: The KINGFISHER is 31 foot Palm Beach, with full electronics, tower and outriggers, offering ample shade and room for up to 5... more » Owner description: The KINGFISHER is 31 foot Palm Beach, with full electronics, tower and outriggers, offering ample shade and room for up to 5 anglers, it is set up for the serious fishermen as well as the novice angler. We have been sending home satisfied anglers year after year to the point that the majority of our business is now repeat customers, and word of mouth. We strive to take fishing to a more personal level. We encourage angler participation, and while at first (especially to the novice) it may seem difficult, given a good day it is hard not to catch the fever. « less
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The ARA Project (Punta Islita)
Ranked #19 of 102 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
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Sattva Yoga (Playa Flamingo)
Ranked #20 of 102 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Category: Health Clubs
Beach Front Yoga in the Palapha at the Bahia del Sol.
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Llanos de Cortez Waterfall (Area de Conservacion Guanacaste)
Ranked #21 of 102 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Category: Waterfalls; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #22 of 102 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #23 of 102 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
Owner description: MONKEY JUNGLE ZIP LINE CANOPY TOUR. The seven Lines, with special characteristics like: the Largest, the Fastest, that allows... more » Owner description: MONKEY JUNGLE ZIP LINE CANOPY TOUR. The seven Lines, with special characteristics like: the Largest, the Fastest, that allows you to go upside down just like the professionals, in the end Our Popular Tarzan Swing; there are eight different ways to enjoy with lots of adrenaline in each cable. From the platforms it’s even possible to see the ocean, the neighboring mountains, local vegetation and many animals, especially the Howler monkeys, which is where we got our name… We take our job seriously, without forgetting the importance of having fun… we are a professional team with our objective to provide our visitors with an adventure tour they’ll never forget, filled with happiness and the rush of adrenaline, however with our priority being first and foremost the safety of our clients. Our professional tour guides and canopy equipment allow our clients to feel at ease while experiencing the wonders of this Guanacaste landscape… It’s awesome « less
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$153* and up
Ranked #24 of 102 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Category: National Parks; Volcanos; Nature and Parks

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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El Viejo Wetlands (Area de Conservacion Guanacaste)
Ranked #25 of 102 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #26 of 102 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
Owner description: Costa Ricas largest open air butterfly farm!We feature fun filled guided tours high lighting butterflies of open fields,... more » Owner description: Costa Ricas largest open air butterfly farm!We feature fun filled guided tours high lighting butterflies of open fields, shade species and a variety of other insect life found in our area. An experience not to be missed and suited for all ages and experience levels.Savor the taste of exotic honeys from various types of bees and enjoy the effortless fun learning about our little paradise! « less
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Playa Conchal (Playa Conchal)
Ranked #27 of 102 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches
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Go Buggy Adventures (Playa Potrero)
Ranked #28 of 102 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Category: Off road/All Terrain Vehicle Trails
Owner description: Go Buggy is Costa Rica's first and only off-road Buggy tour company. We offer everything from pre-planned tours to packages... more » Owner description: Go Buggy is Costa Rica's first and only off-road Buggy tour company. We offer everything from pre-planned tours to packages customized to suit your dream adventure. Our location in Surfside Playa Potrero allows us access to some of Costa Rica's premier locations and breathtaking beaches. Our buggy's offer a safe and exciting way to discover Costa Rica's hidden treasures. Experience the true spirit of this beautiful country by touring the rugged jungle trails, exploring cascading waterfalls, breathtaking beaches and amazing views on our exciting professionally guided dune buggy tours. Come join us on the adventure of a lifetime! « less
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Samara Beach (Playa Samara)
Ranked #29 of 102 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches
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$96* and up
Ranked #30 of 102 attractions in Province of Guanacaste
Category: National Parks; Nature and Parks
The water system in this park sustains the largest population of waterfowl and wading birds in Central America.
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