Blue Volcanic River Waterfalls and Hot Springs Mud Bath Adventure in Rincon de la Vieja from Samara

Summary

Be ready for early morning pickup at your Sámara hotel, between 6 a.m. and 7 a.m. Bring comfortable clothing, a swimsuit, insect repellent, sunscreen, a towel, and comfortable walking shoes. Meet your guide and group, then climb in to a comfortable tour vehicle and take off for the Blue River Resort, about 3 hours' drive away.  Once you arrive at the Blue River Resort & Hot Springs, around 10 a.m., enjoy a welcome cocktail while changing in to your hiking gear. Changing rooms and lockers are available for your use.  Back in the tour vehicle, take a short ride to the Blue River Park, where you can follow your guide to hike along the forest trails. Take a shower under the Grand Waterfall and dip in to the mineral pools to cool off, then get views of the Rio Pénjamo.  Around 12:30 p.m., return to the resort for lunch, then spend the afternoon exploring all that the resort offers. Walk through the lush tropical gardens, swim and soak in the five pools, check out the hot mineral springs, or visit the butterfly garden to meet the resident donkeys and miniature horses. Opt to sign up for a treatment at the spa (additional cost) before departing back to your hotel around 4 p.m.  Please note: Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.

Tour info

Duration
7 minutes - 9 minutes
Group Size
Pricing (From)
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Meeting Point
Dropoff location

Why take this tour?

Visit the only lush rainforest in Guanacaste, with real blue rivers, natural hot springs and views of the smoking volcano crater. Begin with a jungle walk and to discover an amazing blue river and take a dips in Grand Waterfalls. After lunch relax with a natural sauna and mud bath, soak in hot springs pools, fresh water pools, meander the rain forest botanical gardens and butterfly farm plus much more. A paradise on earth...

What’s included?

  • Lunch

  • Bilingual guide - English and Spanish

  • Private transportation

  • Locker & change-room

  • Entry/Admission - Blue River Hot Springs Eco-Adventure Tours

  • Entry/Admission - Yoga Retreat At Blue River Resort & Hot Springs

  • Alcoholic Beverages

  • Spa Treatments

  • Gratuities

  • Sun block, bug repellent and other necessities (some available for purchase)

Frequently asked questions

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 7-9 minutes

  • Mobile tickets accepted

Covid Policy

  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands

Your health and well-being are our priority. In response to COVID-19, cleanliness and hygiene protocols have been set up to ensure the health and security of our guests and visitors.

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Operated by:

Blue River Hot Springs Eco-Adventure Tours

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About operator:

Rincon de la Vieja Tours offers amazing nature adventures along the base of Rincon de la Vieja – about an hour from Liberia. Tours include transportation from Guanacaste beaches and Liberia. Only the north side of the Rincon is in the rainforest and has blue volcanic rivers, the “emerald green” natural mineral hot springs and abundant tropical wildlife. You’ll be entering a ”paradise on earth” and will have an adventure of a lifetime.Rincon de la Vieja is based out of Blue River Resort & Hot Springs and offers three tours. Two are combo-tours that feature either an adventure to the incomparable blue volcanic rivers and majestic waterfalls by horse or car. Or choose the canopy tour, through rainforest, waterfalls and ending with a Tarzan Swing. These combine with a visit to Blue River Resort & Hot Springs. The third tour option is to spend the day at Blue River Resort & Spa to experience the the hot springs pools, botanical gardens, butterfly gardens, mud bath and natural sauna, the Spa, gym and more. We pick up early morning and deliver you home in time for dinner.

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