Rincon de la Vieja

Volcano
Why not add a little hiking adventure to your dream Costa Rica Vacation? Playa Grande is just a short drive from one of Costa Rica’s active volcanos, Rincon de la Vieja. The volcano is located in Guanacaste in Rincon de la Vieja National Park.
The volcano offers a wide variety of terrain to explore, including:
  • Volcanic craters
  • Majestic waterfalls
  • Hot springs
  • Bubbling mud pools
  • Breathtaking views of the Nicoya Peninsula

Visit Rincon de la Vieja National Park

The Playa Grande estuary is part of the Las Baulas National Marine Park. Here the Rio Mata Palo empties out into the Pacific Ocean creating what is The tour desk at RipJack Inn can provide you driving directions to the park. The total drive time is about two hours. Once you are at the park you can choose the hike that is best for you. The ranger station provides information that explains the different routes and the time needed to complete the loop. There is a small entrance fee and please note that Rincon de la Vieja National Park is closed on Mondays.know as brackish water. The Playa Grande estuary is part fresh and part salt water making it an ideal home for many of the beautiful animal species in Costa Rica. The estuary is 6,745 hectors (25 square miles) of mangrove, spectacular!

Guided Tour at Rincon de la Vieja National Park

Tour guides are a wonderful way to learn about the history of the volcano and the surrounding Nicoya Peninsula. Sit back and relax as you are driven to the park in a comfortable shuttle van. You can custom make this trip based on what you would like to see and how much hiking you would like to do.

All Day Adventure Tour

This tour is one of our most popular! More suitable for those looking for a little adventure on their vacation. You will be picked up early in the morning and taken to the outlying area of the volcano Rincon de la Vieja. The trip includes; hiking, horseback riding, canopy tour, tubing, repelling, hot springs, mud baths and lunch.

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