Waterfall and Hot Springs Mud Bath Tour in Rincon de la Vieja


Your tour begins with pickup from your Playa Hermosa hotel at 8:30am, when you’ll board an air-conditioned vehicle destined for Rincon de la Vieja National Park. Following a 1.5-hour drive, you’ll arrive at the Blue River Resort and Hot Springs, where you’ll receive a welcome cocktail. Embark on a guided hike through forested rails and stop to swim in the mineral pools of Rio Pénjamo, famed for its vivid blue color.    After lunch back at the resort, you’ll have the option of enjoying a selection of activities. Choose from swimming in mint-green hot springs, soaring down a bullet slide into a natural pool, or visiting the butterfly garden and botanical garden, home to 700 different types of flora. Reconvene with your driver after your free time and relax during the 1.5-hour drive back to Playa Hermosa.

Tour info

7 hours - 9 hours
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Why take this tour?

Discover a paradise on earth along the north side of the majestic Rincon de la Vieja volcano. Explore the lush rainforest, blue rivers, natural mineral hot springs, and 262-foot waterfalls during this nine-hour tour. Prepare to hike, swim, soak in hot springs, mud bathe and to take in amazing flora and fauna. Bring comfortable clothing, shoes, swimsuit, and camera for this adventure. After the adventure tour, lunch then enjoy a relaxing afternoon in the hot springs, mud bath and sauna, botanical gardens, butterfly gardens and much more.

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)

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 7-9 hours

  • Mobile tickets accepted

Covid Policy

  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

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

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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