, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Discover the Ultimate Combination of Relaxation & Adventure at a “Paradise on Earth” - Majestic, Smoking Rincon de la Vieja Volcano–Blue Rivers–Lush Rain Forest-Grand Waterfalls-Spectacular "Green" Hot Spring Pools & Fresh Water Pool with Bullet Waterslide-Deluxe Mountain Cabanas-Botanical Gardens with Orchid Garden, Hummingbird Sanctuary, Koi & Bird & Caiman Lakes, Turtle Ponds-Butterfly Gardens-Mud Bath & Sauna- Miniature Donkeys And Horses. Set out on Eco-Adventure Tours for horseback riding, hiking, water tubing, zip lining – And Much, More…


About the hotel

Blue River Resort & Hot Springs is a mountain, rain forest retreat at the base of the smoking, majestic, volcano, Rincon de la Vieja, Only the north side is lush jungle, has blue rivers and natural mineral "green" hot springs. Convenient from the Guanacaste beaches and Liberia, and just 90 minutes from the Liberia International Airport. After, playing and relaxing with all the resort amenities, set out on Eco-Adventure tours. Everything is convenient and nearby. The resort features:

  • 4 large gorgeous natural mineral ”green” hot springs pools
  • Fresh water pool with bullet water slide
  • Natural mud bath and sauna
  • Botanical Gardens with over 700 varietals, fish, turtle & caiman ponds, hummingbird sanctuary
  • Butterfly Garden & Farm
  • Blue River Spa
  • Fully equipped gym
  • Tiki Bar and Restaurant720 square foot deluxe cabanas with flat screen TV, safe, mini-fridge
  • Adventure Eco-tours (close-by, unless noted)
    - Blue Volcanic River & Grand Waterfalls (by car or horseback)
    - Water Tubing on Blue River
    - Dino Park
    - Zip Lining & Tarzan Swing
    - White Water Rafting (4 hours)
    - Snorkeling (6 hours)
    - Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge and Bird Watching (6 hours)
    - Palo Verde National Park Boating Safari (6 hours)
    - The Guaitil Pottery Tour (6 hours)
    - Ostional Sea Turtle Nesting (6 hours)

Stay in the comfort of our fully appointed rustic mountain cabanas or come for the day (includes breakfast and up to two kids under 10). There are enough activities for the young and young at heart, to be occupied for over a week. The food and drink are delicious and our chef garners rave reviews on website testimonials. TripAdvisor, Fodors and travel writers have awarded "excellence" designations as a hotel destination and 1-day tour facility for families and honeymooners in Central America.

The Caribbean side of Rincon de la Vieja is in lush green rain forest, where it is cooler and more humid making the flora and fauna different and more plentiful. Only on this side will you experience blue volcanic rivers and warm waterfalls to swim in. At the resort be as active as you want. On Eco-adventure tours, swim, horseback, zip line, water tube, bird watch, hike  – all this and more are just examples of what there is to look forward to at Blue River Resort & Hot Springs.

One Visit and You’ll Want to Come Back Again and Again.


Price Range

$90- $200


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