The Guanacaste Province is considered a precious treasure in Costa Rica’s northern Pacific. Here, you will find unforgettable national parks and protected areas, dazzling beaches, majestic volcanoes, and captivating folklore.
Guanacaste has the sunniest climate in all of Costa Rica, and is a preferred vacation destination for its famous beaches. Many different species of wildlife are protected in private refuges and national parks in Guanacaste. This region has much to offer; farming, fruit growing and tourism are the main economic activities. Its inhabitants are reputed to know how to celebrate in style. One of the most favourite pastimes is Tico-style bullfights, in which the bull always goes free without suffering.
After the Central Valley, this is the largest development zone in the country. The opening of the Daniel Oduber International Airport in Liberia and the increasing frequency of charter flights, along with extensive luxury development on the Gulf of Papagayo, have significantly impacted this region. Its main attractions are sun and beach, sportfishing, golf, diving and general recreation.
In Guanacaste, you can enjoy these activities: Sun and beach, photography, sportfishing, architectural and historic sites, gourmet cuisine, bird watching, canopy zip-line tours, shopping for artisan crafts, recreational biking, hiking, horseback riding, snorkelling/scuba diving, and rural community tourism.