Costa Rica’s north pacific region is covered principally by the province of Guanacaste, in honor of the country`s national tree, Guanacaste Tree or Elephant Ear tree thanks to the shape of its seed pods. It not only is beautiful; it also gives shade to the grazing cattle as this is cowboy country.
It also boasts spectacular, white-sanded beaches, active volcanoes, luxury resorts, eco-adventures and is the birthplace of much of Costa Rica`s folklore.
Guanacaste is a land of fantastic contrasts and landscapes. To the north, it is bordered by the impressive Guanacaste Volcanic Mountain Range that is a world of adventure immersed in nature. Not only do these volcanoes provide, geo-thermal electricity, their slopes can be also explored, and the secondary effects of the volcanic activity can be enjoyed in the form of thermal springs and mud baths. These are a welcoming way to relax after a day of zip-lining, hiking, and rappelling.
Nestled into the Rincon de la Vieja Volcanos slopes, you will delight in the beauty and comfort of the Hotel Hacienda Guachipelin that offers all the luxuries of a mountain hotel with adventure tours all wrapped into one. An exclusive member of the Enchanting Hotels collection of boutique eco-luxury hotels, Hacienda Guachipelin is what Guanacaste is all about.
Not far from this volcanic adventure land, you will find a coast full of gorgeous beaches, many of which are deserted and protected within the extensive national parks system. Along this beautiful coast, you will also find beach towns and resort developments boasting delicious restaurants, nightlife, and the friendliness of the locals.
As you work your way down the coast, you will find impressive tourist centers including Coco Beach, Tamarindo, Samara that boast great surfing, fishing, and water activities for everyone. The beaches are also perfect to do some sun-worshipping as Guanacaste boasts the perfect summer vacation climate all year round in the 90s-100s.
Just south of Samara, you will find a hidden treasure of Guanacaste called Carrillo Beach and the Nammbu Beachfront Bungalows, an Enchanting Hotels member. Perched on the headlands overlooking this under the radar yet beautiful beach, this great property is the perfect getaway for families and couples alike.
Hotel Hacienda Guachipelín
A true mountain resort getaway where senses are engaged and that offers an abundance of adventure to experience, Hacienda Guachipelin is nestled next to the impressive Rincon de la Vieja National Park. Guests are immersed into the heart of Guanacaste, Costa Rica, its rich cultural and unrivaled location guaranteeing an unforgettable time.
This landmark property attracts guests for relaxation and the thrill of the quintessential Costa Rican close to nature experiences.
Perched on the coastal highlands overlooking the sun kissed Pacific Ocean, this unique property is just steps away from the pristine, inspiring Carrillo Beach on the Nicoya Peninsula. Just south of Samara Beach, Nammbu Bungalows is casually elegant and family orientated with spectacular views from every corner. A fusion of chic-comfort, relaxation and eco-luxury, indulge in Nammbu`s intimate yet spacious bungalows, immersion into the unspoiled natural beauty and embrace the Guanacaste, Costa Rica weather that equates to an endless summer.
Hotel Bosque del mar
This fabulous boutique hotel is where eco-luxury, tropical forest and beach unite. Just steps from the Hermosa or Beautiful Beach, it is nestled into the lush, greenery of the forest that meets the calmness of the beach and where you sense seclusion and privacy.
Bosque del Mar invites guests to while away the days walking barefoot in the sand sunbathing, swimming and just enjoying life. Modern architecture and warm and welcoming colors determine this eco-luxury hotel in Costa Rica`s Guanacaste.
Hotel Rancho Humo
Rancho Humo Estancia Private Reserve and Estate was born thanks to the vision of a local family in love with the beautiful land and its desire to share this magic with its guests. This family-owned property can be discovered in the lower basin of the majestic Tempisque River, a Costa Rican hidden treasure and an off-the-beaten-track destination. This is the heartland of Guanacaste, Costa Rica’s Pacific Ocean northwestern province.