Looking for family summer vacation ideas? Costa Rica is the place to go this year! Not only is it one of the safest places to travel in 2016, it’s also perfect for family vacations. Family vacations in Costa Rica may seem complicated but they are not. Bill Beard’s does it every day and they can make it happen for you. A notable stop we offer for your Costa Rica family vacation is an unforgettable full day adventure tour at Hotel Hacienda Guachipelin.
Costa Rica is always a great place for families to travel with kids. You have incredible wildlife, rainforests and cloud forests, adventure tours, and live volcanoes. The country is known for its friendly people and good service, along with its commitment to the environment and to peace.
Costa Rica also tops the list of safe places to travel in 2016. And who wouldn’t want to visit the happiest country on Earth?
Outdoor-loving families will find the travel experience enriching for all ages. What makes Costa Rica so great for families is that each day can bring a different adventure: sighting monkeys, sloths and iguanas in the jungle, thrilling zip lining, river rafting, swimming by waterfalls, and hiking near a volcano, to name a few.
In the northwestern province of Guanacaste, Hacienda Guachipelin is a beautiful, family-friendly property. Set on a traditional Costa Rican ranch by the Rincon de la Vieja Volcano National Park, the award-winning eco-hotel offers fascinating Costa Rica nature tours and fun adventure tours. There are plenty of activities to keep the whole family busy during the day and comfortable accommodations to spend the night. Besides being sustainable and as organic as possible, meals at Hacienda Guachipelin’s restaurant are delicious. A huge breakfast is provided in the room rate.
Rincon de la Vieja volcano, and its dormant sister cone, Santa Maria, as well as the older dormant Cerro Von Seebach. Thermal mud pools, waterfall swimming areas and freshwater lakes are also available for visitor use.
Rincon de la Vieja, the largest volcano in the country’s northwest, comprises a remote volcanic complex in the Guanacaste Range. At least nine eruptive vents are located within a 15-kilometer-wide caldera. The twin cone of 1,916 meter Santa Maria volcano, the highest peak of the Rincon complex, features an incactive crater 500 meters across.
Mineral-rich hot springs have rejuvenating and therapeutic properties treasured for centuries by people all over the world. When you visit Hotel Hacienda Guachipelin and Rincon de la Vieja, you must experience the incredible hot springs at Rio Negro. Beautiful and relaxing, the volcanic hot springs at Hacienda Guachipelin bubble up mud in the Rio Negro (“Black River”), heated naturally by the Rincon de la Vieja Volcano – the largest and most active volcano in Guanacaste, Costa Rica.
Guanacaste is the heart and soul of Costa Rica’s cowboy life. Vast rolling plains, towering volcanoes and mountains, and the sunny hot climate of the dry tropical forest create ideal ranching conditions. For generations, Guanacaste families have loyally worked the land and raised cattle and horses. Even though the region’s main economic activity is now tourism, the traditions of “sabanero” (cowboy) customs, folklore and music are deeply rooted.
One of the most popular activities at our family-owned 3,460-acre ranch at Hotel Hacienda Guachipelin is riding our sturdy Costa Rican ranch horses on scenic forest trails to the Rincon de la Vieja National Park, waterfalls and natural hot springs. You can choose from 10 different Costa Rica horseback riding tours at Hacienda Guachipelin.
With Bill Beard’s One Dy Nature Pass, you can swim at waterfalls and natural volcanic hot springs, go hiking in the Rincon de la Vieja National Park, learn about ancient cultures on an archaeology tour, and see exotic wildlife in the ranch’s Butterfly Garden, Serpentarium & Frog Exhibit. The dry tropical forest covering the western side of Rincon de la Vieja Volcano in Guanacaste creates an interesting ecosystem for many different animals and plants than you would see elsewhere in Costa Rica.
Guanacaste, Costa Rica is easy to get to. Flights from North America and Europe arrive directly at Liberia International Airport (LIR). Bill Beard’s will transfer you to the hotel in less than an hour.
Sublimely beautiful Costa Rica has something for everyone. The treats range from exciting adventure to leisurely relaxation, and everything in between. Furthermore, tourists can sample the laid-back national lifestyle that ticos (the name the Costa Ricans call themselves) refer to as ‘Pura Vida’ – ‘pure life’: no stress, no hassle. All this, combined with unsurpassed natural beauty and a developed and accommodating tourist industry, makes Costa Rica a wonderful place to visit and vacation.
Our agents can set up the all inclusive or al a carte vacation package and itinerary you want throughout the country. There is no charge for our service and we’ll save you money and lots of time and you’ll get the vacation you want.
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Our Reservation Office Is Located In La Fortuna, Costa Rica In The Shadow Of Arenal Volcano, behind the Catholic Church, Near The World Famous Hot Springs.
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