Guanacaste and the Nicoya Peninsula: Places to Explore


  • Far Northern Guanacaste

    North from Liberia, all the way to the Nicaraguan border, a towering volcanic mountain range looms over vast plains that end at a windy coastline dotted with pristine beaches. This is Far Northern...

  • Guanacaste Pacific Coast

    Strung along the southern coast of Guanacaste are sparkling sand beaches lined with hotels and resorts in every price category. As recently as the 1970s, fishing and cattle ranching were the...

  • The Nicoya Peninsula

    South of Tamarindo, you'll find the interesting anomaly of a trendy restaurant or upscale hotel plunked at the end of a tortuous dirt road. The key to enjoying the Nicoya Peninsula is to pick your...


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