10 Ways to refresh this summer in Guanacaste

The sun begins to heat more in Guanacaste and we have the perfect solution to refresh from heat: Water Adventures. Guanacaste is a complete fun place, it combines beaches, majestic nature, and adventures. It’s a province that has different ecosystems where you can explore the best of Costa Rica.

Summer is the best time to travel to Costa Rica, from late November through April. It’s the best time of the year to enjoy at the beach or travel through the country exploring its wonders. When the sun is heating up in Guanacaste, there are many fun ways to refresh, we give you seven ideas.

Tubing Tour at Hacienda Guachipelin.

Article by Ana Laura González

  • Tubing Tour

A fun and exciting adventure tour in Rincón de la Vieja is the Rio Negro Tubing Adventure. You’ll have the time of your life riding special river tube rafts. There are plenty of quiet pools along the way to appreciate the beautiful tropical scenery of the Rio Negro (Black River).

  • Go Water Rafting

Water Rafting Tour is like a natural roller coaster. This day tour near Liberia, Costa Rica provides continuous challenges and fun as you plunge through twists, turns and drops down 8 miles of intense rapids. During the tour, you will be surrounded by lush vegetation, home of thousands of animal species in the Tenorio River.

  • Sailing Tour

Explore the sea and watch a sunset on a Sailing tour. From the most beautiful beaches of Guanacaste, you will have the opportunity to enjoy the sea breeze, fish or go snorkeling. Marlin del Rey, the catamaran, will leave you breathless with its spectacular sunset views.  

Refresh in the middle of the ocean in the Marlin del Rey Catamaran. Photo: Lindsay Ruzi

  • Snorkeling

The weather in Guanacaste, Costa Rica is perfect for snorkeling tours – hot and sunny! This fun tour snorkeling in Guanacaste goes along the Pacific Coast by beautiful beaches to selected spots where you can see plenty of marine life.

  • Nature Bathing

Immerse in the rainforest in Sensoria, land of senses for a nature bathing. On this extraordinary Guanacaste excursion, you will hike with a naturalist guide through the jungle to hidden waterfalls and pools where you can swim.

Swimming in Oropendola Waterfall. Photo: Daniel Ibarra

  • Swim in waterfalls

When the sun is up and it starts heating up you need the fresh beauty of Waterfalls. Exploring the Rincón de la Vieja National Park on a horseback riding tour is what you always wanted. Perfect plan for a one day tour during your summer vacations in Costa Rica.

  • Waterfall Canyoning

Your adrenaline will be pumping when you rappel down a gushing waterfall, ending with a splash into the pool below, the perfect way to refresh. You will fly through the trees on zip lines over waterfalls, feeling the river breeze while you rappel, rock climb, swing like Tarzan, and cross hanging bridges over a narrow river canyon.

You can enjoy this canyoning tour with the One Day Pass Tour at Hacienda Guachipelin.

Guanacaste is summer paradise full of magical places that preserve the amazing biodiversity and ecosystems. There are so many things to do in Guanacaste, it must be experienced to be believed. Plan your summer vacations and enjoy it!