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Province of Guanacaste

Guanacaste

In recent years, building boom has begin in Guanacaste and accordingly the entire region is developed for tourism. The National Parks Barra Honda and Palo Verde, the Miravalles, Tenorio, Rincón de la Vieja and Cacao Volcanos, the Chira Island, Venado Caves, San Lucas and Bejuco and fabulous beaches as Tamarindo, Playa Tambor, Playa Panamá, Playa del Coco, Playa Hermosa, Playa Potrero or Playa Manzanillo including some 5-star resorts make this region the holiday region par excellence.

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Liberia

Liberia is the economic center for the region of Guanacaste and the International Airport Daniel Oduber besides regional flights connected directly to Toronto, Los Angeles, Dallas, Miami, Houston, Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Newark, London and Minneapolis. Situated 10 kilometers south of Liberia you are already in Africa with zebras, affes, antelopes in the Africa Safari Adventure Park.

Nicoya

Nicoya is a hub for transport to various beaches along the Pacific as Playa Samara or Playa Nosara and since the bridge over the Rio Tempisque was completed years ago expanding the whole region benefiting from a growing number of tourists.

Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, the folkloristic city is less than 30 minutes away from the best beaches of the country. The "Santacrucenos" celebrates every January the fiestas Civicas Nacionales, a cultural event of a special kind.

Bagaces

Bagaces belong to the Palo Verde National Park, the Biological Reserve Lomas Barbudal, half from the nature reserve of Miravalles, the Private Reserve La Virgen and a small part of the Rincón De La Vieja National Park.

Carillo, Filadelfia

The Gulf of Papagayo, Playa Hermosa, Playa Panamá, Playa del Coco, Ocotal and Guacamaya are the most famous tourist destinations in this region. For archaeologists, the areas of Carillo and Filadelfia are of great interest.

Hojancha

In recent years, several Banderas Azules was assigned to Hojancha! These awards of Cruz Roja and the state water supply Aya, get communities for environmental protection projects and the Playa Carilllo was in 2015 again awarded with the Bandera Azul.

Nandayure, Carmona

One of the nicest hotels of Costa Rica with spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean, is located in the Canton of Nandayure - the Punta Islita Hotel! With a workforce of 120 peoples, the resort is highly appreciated by its social commitment and for environmental protection in the region by the population.

La Cruz

Besides tourism and the cross-border traffic to and from Nicaragua are the economic activities in the region La Cruz mainly oriented on agriculture, livestock and fishing. The most famous attraction is the Santa Rosa National Park, enchanting beaches as Cuajiniquil, La Rajada or El Jobo and the bird island Bolaños.

Abangares, Las Juntas

In the Gold Museum you will learn lots of interesting facts from the gold rush to 1899-1931 from the Abangares Mining Company of Minor C. Keith. The Gold Museum is now owned by the Municipality of Abangares. The total assets stand since 2001 under monument protection.

Tilarán

Tilaran is the hub for tourists between La Fortuna, Liberia and Monteverde and proximity to Lake Arenal is ideal for the annually held "Vuelta al Lago en Bicicleta" the largest mountain bike event in Central America.

Cañas

Do you like a river trip with the whole family in the dinghy in tropical waters? Then you have come to the right place to Safaris Corobici in Cañas! Even for the golden agers this river trip is a memorable and pleasant experience.

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