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Blue River Hot Springs Eco-Adventure Tours

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Rincon de La Vieja, Costa Rica
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About Blue River Hot Springs Eco-Adventure Tours
Rincon de la Vieja Tours offers amazing nature adventures along the base of Rincon de la Vieja – about an hour from Liberia. Tours include transportation from Guanacaste beaches and Liberia. Only the north side of the Rincon is in the rainforest and has blue volcanic rivers, the “emerald green” natural mineral hot springs and abundant tropical wildlife. You’ll be entering a ”paradise on earth” and will have an adventure of a lifetime.Rincon de la Vieja is based out of Blue River Resort & Hot Springs and offers three tours. Two are combo-tours that feature either an adventure to the incomparable blue volcanic rivers and majestic waterfalls by horse or car. Or choose the canopy tour, through rainforest, waterfalls and ending with a Tarzan Swing. These combine with a visit to Blue River Resort & Hot Springs. The third tour option is to spend the day at Blue River Resort & Spa to experience the the hot springs pools, botanical gardens, butterfly gardens, mud bath and natural sauna, the Spa, gym and more. We pick up early morning and deliver you home in time for dinner.
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Chris B wrote a review Jul 2021
Tacoma, Washington89 contributions73 helpful votes
This was a really great, well-rounded day trip out of Coco. We took a comfortable tourist bus the roughly 2 hours out to the Blue River resort. Along the way, our driver Hugo spotted a family of howler monkeys in a tree, so we stopped and pulled over for pics. We really appreciated him keeping his eyes out for wildlife! Then, we stopped at a great little local coffee shop in one of the villages and then on to the resort. The zip lining is fantastic - over waterfalls and canopy - 8 great lines, a couple of which you have to do upside down to make sure you make it all the way! Then, you end with the Tarzan swing across the valley - whoa, that was cool! And, finally, we had some fantastic local lunch and then spent a couple of hours exploring the resort property. They have hot springs, a couple of pools, butterfly and hummingbird habitats and a mud bath. It's a bit run down and the mud bath is not much of an event, but overall, it was a nice experience. The only reason for 4, not 5 stars, is the communication from the resort wasn't that great - I had to call them to get the info on when a driver was picking us up and to ensure they had us on the list! But, otherwise, a great family outing.
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Date of experience: June 2021
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Response from BlueRiverHotSprings, Owner at Blue River Hot Springs Eco-Adventure Tours
Responded Jul 9, 2021
Hola! So glad you enjoyed your Eco-adventure. I've got to apologize and acknowledge regarding the pick-up. Its our policy to be in contact the day before to communicate all these details - confirm the tour, exact time, pick-up spot and what to bring. Really sorry. Regarding the condition of the mud bath, it might be that the prior client was messy, but this area, which includes an awesome natural sauna, was recently renovated, and usually one of the highlights. Our jewels, of course, are the three natural hot springs pools - only about three in Costa Rica and very few in the world that are all natural. Add to that the many other amenities listed. Again, with great appreciation for your review and hopefully you'll choose to stay with us in the future. Pura Vida!
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Denise wrote a review Jan 2020
3 contributions5 helpful votes
Very beautiful. Water was cool at the waterfall but the springs were very warm. Food was also very good here.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Mauricio Vindas wrote a review Dec 2019
Costa Rica5 contributions
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They are the best! All was better than perfect! They help us make my wedding proposal! It was perfect! Thanks everybody! My and my Future wife are very happy! Every detail was perfect! Thanks!
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Wendy P wrote a review Dec 2019
Guelph, Canada4 contributions4 helpful votes
Hiking the rainforest and swimming in the waterfall was the highlight of our entire trip. It was absolutely breathtaking! The food was good as well. The mud baths made my skin so soft too which was an added bonus. Even the rain made the experience surreal as it was just a beautiful mist to experience the rain of the rain forest
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Date of experience: December 2019
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menudeldia wrote a review May 2019
Toronto, Canada58 contributions9 helpful votes
We booked the whole day Nexus excursion in April. After 2 hours long ride, we arrived there and were welcome with natural drinks. Our guide Frank was knowledgeable and tried hard to show us Flora and Fauna around the resorts and the trials. The trial itself is not the "rain forest" we expected. Pretty dry and without dense vegetation. Limited birds. No toucan or macaw. Water falls are pretty small. River is yellow, not blue. The resorts is not big. There is a humming birds area and a butterfly area. A sloth in the tree you could not hardly see. Lunch is so-so.
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