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Address: Rincon de La Vieja 21306, Costa Rica (Formerly Blue River Resort & Hot Springs)
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+506 2206 5000
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Rincon de la Vieja Tours offers amazing nature adventures along the base of...

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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nice place in the middle of the rainforest

By the time we got to Blue River, after 9 days of surfing, zip lining, horseback riding, and tubing at other places, our family of 5 was pooped and ready to rest. This was a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 31, 2015
Lisa C
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2016

We had a blast. The experience was unique and the staff was great...the kids also enjoyed hanging out with the staff and the zip lining, horseback riding activities they offered. Be sure to rent a 4x4 to get there, but those roads are part of the fun experience...would highly recommend a family trip to Blue River over a standard Disney... More 

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Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Hot Springs Eco-Adventure Tours, responded to this review

Hola – from the owners and staff. We are very proud of the natural amenities here and take service to heart. So your review gives us a great big boost of energy and excitement. Thank you! Indeed, I can concur that a trip to Disneyland and a to experience spectacular nature should never be combined. However, there are also dinosaurs... More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2015

By the time we got to Blue River, after 9 days of surfing, zip lining, horseback riding, and tubing at other places, our family of 5 was pooped and ready to rest. This was a lovely place in the middle of the rainforest to do so. I am sure it would have been even better if we participated in some... More 

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Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Hot Springs Eco-Adventure Tours, responded to this review

Hola - from the staff and owners of Blue River Resort & Hot Springs. We appreciate taking the time to write your kind review. Please return soon when you are energetic enough to do our Eco-adventure tours. Your kind words make our efforts worth while. All the very best, Kevin More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2015

My family and I went there and had an amazing time. You go there to enjoy nature and be by yourself or accompanied by your family. It is not appropriate for people interested in party, dancing, drinking. It is a low key nice and clean place.

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Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Hot Springs Eco-Adventure Tours, responded to this review

Hola and thank your kind appraisal. All reviews are shared with the staff and we very much appreciate your kindness. Please return again with the whole family soon. Yours truly, Kevin More 

Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2015

I stayed in the resort in November 2015 with my wife and 7-year-old child. The resort is located in the foothills of Rincón de la Vieja volcano. The road to the resort is not paved, so it is a bit challenging to get there. There is not much around the resort, so you will likely not find too many places... More 

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Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Hot Springs Eco-Adventure Tours, responded to this review

Hola from the owners and staff! We thank for your review and are pleased to learn you enjoyed your tour and stay. All of us, have great pride in both our special natural environment and how we are able to show case it to our guests. Our pools and the hot springs are world-class. The blue river, hot springs creek,... More 

Caumont-sur-Durance
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2015

The resort setting is clean, well designed and maintained. You can walk in between such nice bushes and flowers, from hot springs to gardens. We went there only for a lunch, and the meals and the service was fair only, which is a little bit disappointing if we see the price we paid. We probably paid for the setting!

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Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Hot Springs Eco-Adventure Tours, responded to this review

I’m very sorry to learn that lunch wasn’t to your satisfaction. We take great pride is providing delicious food, both Tico and international dishes and fair prices. In a way, our audience is captured, once they get here; so our clients’ gastronomic experience is intrinsic to their stay. I hope we will have the opportunity to host you again soon. More 

Arvada, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2015

Trip does include 20km of dirt road, but the route is very well marked and you will see the beautiful mountain life of the wonderful Costa Ricans. We went just for the day, but were treated to a wonderful lunch and the absolutely incredible trip of a lifetime down the Blue River on a tube!!! Then we basked in natural... More 

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Goleta, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2015

I stumbled upon the blue river resort while researching things to do while in playas del coco and I'm so glad that I did. My friends and I did their one day your with transportation and it was perfect. Ronald picked us up at our hotel in playas del coco (about 2 hours away) and gave us a nice leisurely... More 

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Blue River R, Owner at Blue River Hot Springs Eco-Adventure Tours, responded to this review

Hola from the staff and owners of the 1 day excursions. We are so delighted that you enjoyed yourselves. Reviews are shared with the staff and we take great pride in the natural surroundings the Eco-adventure tours and of course our service. Hopefully you will return soon. Besides the Zip Lining and Tarzan Swing tour, choose from the top rated... More 

Ringwood, New Jersey
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2015

We took an excursion to the Blue River Resort. We were not highly impressed. It looked out dated and run down. We started our day in the hot springs and pool, which were probably the best part of our day. The pools and springs looked clean, though I did develop an aggressive infection in both of my ears after swimming... More 

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Liberia, Costa Rica
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2015

I went there with a group of coworkers to enjoy a day of relaxation. Some of my friends had been there before and were raving it! We got there and the first indicator that we would not be treated as true customers (perhaps because we are ticos) was that they gave us "courtesy" bracelets to access the facilities, even though... More 

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2015

The blue river and waterfall was lovely but I did not see any any animals or birds as described in brochure and by agent. The hot springs were good and so was the tropical gardens.

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