Rincon de la Vieja, Guanacaste: Ideal Mountain Biking Destination

Costa Rica’s temperate weather all year around, and the network of paths and trails in Guanacaste, especially in the surrounding areas of the Rincon de la Vieja Volcano National Park, make it an ideal destination for mountain biking.

Mountain biking tours at Hacienda Guachipelin

Mountain biking tours in Guanacaste at Hacienda Guachipelin ride at the Rincon de la Vieja Volcano.


Exploring an area on a mountain bike means you are as close to nature as you can get, and you can stop and explore a certain location and its flora and fauna as you please.

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Get the heart pumping on climbs and descents and return home not just boasting a tan, but a more toned and fit body and exciting adventures to share.

Mountain Bike Race 160K at Rincon de la Vieja

160K Rincon de la Vieja Mountain Bike Race held annually in August from Hotel Hacienda Guachipelin.

What is the 160K?

Rincon de la Vieja has become a worldwide mountain biking destination, even hosting the grueling 160K. August every year, bikers compete on three distances: The 50km (31 miles), the 100km (62 miles) and the 160km (100 miles), the most grueling of all. If you are up for the challenge, go through rivers and volcanic trails, traversing forests and enjoying spectacular views along the way.

Rest your legs after a day on the bike and dip into the hot springs or mud baths, the best muscle relaxing reward. Check out the mountain bike adventures offered by Guanacaste Tours, and enjoy the experience of a lifetime.

Mountain biking tours at Hacienda Guachipelin in Costa Rica

Mountain biking tours at Hacienda Guachipelin in Costa Rica.

Article by Katie Widdowson