The Botanical Gardens at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs is in a lush Caribbean rain forest with over 700 varietals. Also located inside the gardens are the Butterfly Gardens, an Orchid Garden a hummingbird sanctuary, bird sanctuaries, as well as frog, fish, turtle and caiman ponds. The display of exotic flowers is amazingly colorful. Moreover, when in bloom, the blossoms of delicate orchids in the Botanical Gardens amaze even the locals.
Colorful birds, like toucans, migrant birds, a resident sloth and much more, make nature-watching a world-class show. Visiting our Botanical Gardens in Costa Rica will be a highlight of your Costa Rica vacation.
A Peaceful Spot
We’ve grouped each major species of trees and flowers together, so it would be convenient to our guests to explore our Botanical Gardens in Costa Rica. Everyone can find things that they’ve never seen before! Take a walk to a huge hollow tree inhabited by bats. Or visit a lagoon teeming with fish, turtles, iguanas and captivating mysterious frogs.
Just a short walk from your Costa Rica hotel, plan to spend many hours wandering the tropical rainforest trails and sitting on one of the benches taking in the colors, smells and beauty of Costa Rica Botanical Gardens. Have binoculars and cameras at the ready observe in the flora and spotting wildlife.
Also inside the gardens are the source of the hot springs, used to heat the pools and create a natural sauna and mud treatment center. Using the hot springs that create a creek, we’ve built a building that traps the steam and in between the hot springs creek and a fresh water creek where guests apply the mud,After letting the mud dry dries, rinse off in the freshwater. Your skin will feel marvelous.
Guided tours are available upon request!
Blue River Resort & Hot Springs mission is to create a Botanical Gardens that is representative of a Costa Rican rainforest that serves as an education center to teach the young and old alike, the importance of conserving Costa Rica’s incredible natural diversity. The Botanical Gardens can serve as an outdoor classroom for everyone to learn about the rainforest’s complexity and value. The signs and pamphlets teach the species and the stories behind their genesis.
One visit isn’t enough. You’ll want to come again and again.
Whether you are guests at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs, coming for the day or on a 1-day Eco-adventure tour, you’ll the have access to the Botanical Gardens, Butterfly Gardens, natural mud bath and sauna Hot Spring Pools, Spa and gym. All of you are invited to our Botanical Gardens along the Caribbean (north) side of Rincon de la Vieja, with the best Costa Rica Waterfalls in the lush rain forest for your Costa Rica vacation. It includes many and varied amenities at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs. During your visit, enjoy the facilities at your leisure. Learn more about our room options and specials, and then check room availability.
If you can’t stay at the Resort and are stayingalong the Guanacaste beachesor in Liberia, check out our 1-Day Tours (includes transportation).