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Blue River Resort & Hot Springs
Rincon de la Vieja
Liberia, Guanacaste 
Costa Rica


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“Local legend says that when God painted the sky, he washed his brushes in a river and
that is how it has obtained its marvelous blue color

Blue River Resorts, Guanacaste Hotel is a unique place that combines both relaxing vacation and adventurous tours. Surrounded by a lush rainforest, you will have a chance to immerse in the wildlife, observe a variety of colors and a true beauty of the north side of the Rincon de la Vieja.

It is just impossible to get bored when there is so much to see around. Within a short walk from the resort, you’ll see a magnificent Rio Azul, the blue waters of which are just mesmerizing. Tourists spend hours driving to see Costa Rica hot springs and here you will be offered a swim as an on-site activity. However, Costa Rica vacation is so much more than just spending time at the resort. The variety of Eco-adventure tours can impress even the pickiest traveler. Stunning volcano views, grand waterfalls, exclusive Costa Rica plants and animals will be captured in your memory for many years creating a desire to come back again and again.

Let yourself forget the entire world with our special spa treatments, mud baths and natural sauna. Or feel the adrenaline flowing down your body while participating in a white water rafting tour or zip lining across the jungle. But despite the preferred style of your Costa Rica vacation, Blue River Guanacaste Hotel will be happy to provide the best service possible for you and your family. We welcome everybody and if you can’t stay, please join us during one of many 1-day tours!

World's Best Family Hotel Award


Coming to a Costa Rica resort our guests deserve the best accommodation. Spacious 720 sq feet Cabanas provide a comfortable stay for a single tourist, a couple or a family of up to 5. Choose a king size bed or two queen beds cabana to spend an unforgettable time at the Blue River Guanacaste Hotel.

All rooms are well furnished and feature air conditioning, mini-fridge and a 42″ television with free movie channels. But the main “star” is a balcony with views over the pools and beautiful garden. Imagine relaxing lying out on the hammock and listening to the song of the tropical jungle. Every morning you will be served a delicious breakfast made from organic produce grown in our own garden. Learn more about our rooms and amenities.

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  • Fish & Turtle Ponds
  • Miniature Horses & Donkeys
  • Fresh Water Pool & Waterslide
Eco-Adventure Tours
  • Dino Park
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hiking
  • Zip Lining
  • Water Tubing
  • White Water Rafting
  • Snorkelling
  • & MANY MORE!

Spa & Gym | Bath & Sauna | Bar & Restaurant

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Blue River Spa and Gym

You just can’t miss Costa Rica Spa opportunities. Choose from a menu of treatments that will make you feel fresh and rejuvenated. A full body workout in our fully equipped gym can be a great addition to the healing powers of Costa Rica hot springs.

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Natural Mud Bath & Sauna

A truly unique “spa” experience created by Costa Rica volcano is available right at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs. This “all natural” skin treatment includes three simple steps. First of all, we welcome you to a natural sauna room located over the bubbling mineral-infused hot springs. Next, apply the volcanic mud and relax while it dries on your skin. And finally, rinse off the mud under the shower and then soak in the refreshing freshwater creek.

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Tiki Bar and Restaurant

The Tiki Bar and Restaurant are situated nearby the hot spring pools. Taste delicious meals prepared by our long-time Chef Yorbis Solano while enjoying the views of the majestic volcano and the sounds of flowing water. In addition, treat yourself to an exotic cocktail or a sweet dessert.

Hot Springs | Gardens | Adventure Tours

Natural Mineral “Green” Hot Springs

Even though hot springs are a true gem of Costa Rica only a few of them are natural. Blue River Guanacaste Hotel can boast gorgeous mineral “green” hot springs pools well known for its healing qualities. Mineral-rich waters have incredible relaxation powers. Let your tension melt away in these bubbling Costa Rica hot springs .

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Swimming Oportunities
  • 3 Hot Springs Pools, each a different theme …
  • 2 Fresh Water Pools & Bullet Water Slide …
  • The Blue River, Rio Azul across from the resort …
  • Grand Waterfalls and Blue Rivers on Eco-Adventure Tours ..
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Blue River Botanical Gardens

Despite the season, Costa Rica garden can boast hundreds of different varieties of plants. Along with orchid garden, a hummingbird center you can find fish ponds, iguana center and a turtle pond. Tourists especially love visiting the resident sloth, which recently gave birth. These rainforest landscapes are just full of astonishing flower compositions of vibrant colors. Blue River Botanical Garden is an ideal place for nature-watching and a family day outside.

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Butterfly Gardens

Exploring Costa Rica butterfly garden is both fun and educational activity. Kids and adults come here to learn about these colorful insects. Our Butterfly Garden is actually a farm, where caterpillars are attracted to the plants grown here. At Blue River Butterfly Gardens we farm the Caligo Atreus, Illioneus, Morpho Peleides and Heliconius Sara.

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Miniature Horses & Donkeys

Get acquainted with little residents of Blue River Guanacaste Hotel. Our miniature horses and donkeys, which are fast becoming among the most beloved equine breeds – and you’ll discover why. They are gentle by nature and appeal to people of all ages.

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Eco-Adventure Tours

Hot springs in Costa Rica are not the only local attraction. Join us for a fantastic Eco-adventure tours taking place along the Rincon de la Vieja. We will take you on a unique journey through the rainforest jungle to see volcanic blue rivers, grand waterfalls and plants that can only be spotted in Costa Rica. You’ll meet exotic birds and animals, like toucans, howler monkeys and sloths in their natural habitats. The variety of our guided tours include hiking, horseback riding, zip lining water tubing and rafting. Read our Guest Tours» section to learn more about our amazing activities.

Rincon de la Vieja – Why the north (Caribbean) side?

The Blue River Resort & Guanacaste Hotel is located along the north base of Rincon de la Vieja’s Volcano National Park. This part of Costa Rica is also known as the Caribbean side. Even though you have to spend a little more time getting here, compared to the south side, it is definitely worth the effort. Only the north side of Rincon de la Vieja can boast lush rainforests, magnificent blue rivers and natural hot springs. Nothing compares with the spectacular panoramic views of the volcano that you’ll see right from your room.

We, at Blue River Guanacaste Hotel look forward to hosting your authentic, green and eco-friendly Costa Rican vacation!