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Hotel Hacienda Guachipelin

Zip & Swing Through the Canyon

Receive a dose of adrenaline on our exclusive Canyon Canopy Tour – one of the best adventure tours in Guanacaste, Costa Rica!

This one-of-a-kind Costa Rica zip line tour at Hacienda Guachipelin as you fly through the trees on zip lines, rappel, rock climb, swing like Tarzan, and cross hanging bridges over a narrow river canyon. It’s an incredible adrenaline rush! Your playground is the spectacular White River Canyon, formed by water erosion over millions of years.

Your excitement begins a short walk from Hacienda Guachipelin’s Adventure Center to the first zip line platform. Have exhilarating fun on seven zip line cables, one hanging bridge, two Tarzan swings, a controlled 20-meter (65-foot) rappel, natural rock climbing wall, and via ferrata traverses and climbs. The tour generally takes between 90 minutes and two hours to complete.

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Tube Down the Rio Negro

Enjoy non-stop fun and excitement bouncing and splashing down five km (three miles) of Class II and III rapids along this narrow, rushing river of crystal clear water. There are plenty of quiet pools along the way to appreciate the beautiful tropical scenery of the Rio Negro (Black River). Our special, individual river tube rafts are designed with handles and protective bottoms. Guides go with you and ensure your safety and enjoyment throughout the duration of your experience.

Part of your river tubing adventure includes riding our trusty Costa Rican ranch horses from Hacienda Guachipelin along scenic trails through the forest to get to the river.

Please take into consideration that the required minimum age is 8 years old and must be at least 1,40 cm height to be able to take the tour.

What to Bring
Insect repellent
Change of clothes
Waterproof camera
Waterproof sunscreen
Strap-on shoes or sandals that can get wet

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Rappel and Rock Climb through a Waterfall

Are you up for the challenge on this extreme adventure tour in Rincon de la Vieja in Guanacaste, Costa Rica? Feel your adrenaline pump as you participate in these exciting rappels in majestic waterfalls, ending with a cool dip in the pool for a refreshing swim.

After the first rappel, rock climb assisted by the wall of rock next to the waterfall to go back down on rappel. Then you can make another rappel in a second location and a Tarzan pendulum into the water of the waterfall.

You use climbing ropes, harnesses, and complete safety equipment, with experienced guides to assist you throughout the duration of your Rincon de la Vieja canopy tour.

What to Bring
We recommend bringing a swimsuit
Quick-drying shorts and a t-shirt
Closed-toe river shoes or running shoes

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Relax in the Natural Hot Springs & Mud Baths

Rich in minerals, thermal waters have rejuvenating and therapeutic properties that have been appreciated for centuries by people around the world. Experience the incredible hot springs of Rio Negro when you visit Hotel Hacienda Guachipelin and Rincon de la Vieja.

Beautiful and relaxing, the volcanic hot springs at Hacienda Guachipelin bubble up on the Rio Negro, naturally heated by the Rincon de la Vieja Volcano — the largest and most active volcano in Guanacaste, Costa Rica.

Surrounded by a dense dry tropical forest, the Rio Negro Hot Springs area is beautiful and peaceful. The crystal clear waters of the river flow near the 10 pools built on the riverbank, filled with thermal waters rich in minerals, naturally heated in the depths of the volcano. You can access the pools on both banks of the river thanks to two suspension bridges.

For a rejuvenating treatment on your body, you can use the hot volcanic mud, which works just like a spa body masque. When the mud dries, you can wash it in the cold waters of the river before entering the thermal water pools again.

We have dressing rooms, bathrooms, and lockers at the entrance of the hot springs. From there, you walk 350 meters along a beautiful path in the woods until you reach the thermal springs.

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