Guanacaste Costa Rica Eco Tours by Buena Vista Eco Lodge

At Buena Vista Lodge you can enjoy the best Guanacaste Costa Rica eco tours in the heart of the tropical forest.

HikingWaterfallsBird WhatchingHanging BridgesNational ParksNight Hike

Hiking Through the Primary Tropical Forest

"Pure nature"

Costa Rica is the home of approximately 4% of the species of the world, one of the 20 countries with the highest biodiversity. This richness of flora and fauna is enjoyed in 6 trails for all ages within the primary tropical forest.

Rincon de la Vieja Guanacaste Waterfalls

"Jewels of the Rincon de la Vieja"

SALITRAL Waterfall

A hike of 30 minutes through the tropical forest, passing by the beautiful waterfall until you reach the thermal waters.

Cristal Clear Waterfalls in the Foothills of Rincon de la Vieja National Park, Guanacaste


It is horseback riding tour (2 ½ hours) or a walking tour (3-4 hours) within the forest with green spaces in the volcano’s foothills. You see birds and animals, you go by a sulfur mine, a small water slide of natural water with a pool, where you can take a dip, and the spectacular fall of water on rocks in the Salitral Waterfalls.


"The entire year"

In the surroundings of our ecolodge, a variety of birds will enchant you with their beautiful feathers and melodies. This birdwatching tour includes our hanging bridges and trails. (Tour duration, from 1 to 2 hours).

Hanging Bridges

"Experience the primary tropical forest from the altitude"

With our hanging bridges tour you will experience the beautiful flora and fauna of the primary tropical forest on 16 bridges at a maximum height of 20 meters (tour duration, 1 hour).

Rincón de la Vieja & Santa Rosa National Park

"Unique places: dry forest and fumaroles."

Both, Rincon de la Vieja and Santa Rosa National Park are part of the Guanacaste Conservation Area (ACG), Patrimony Site of Humanity (UNESCO). They are part of the biogeographical block that represents approximately 2% of Costa Rica and 13% of Guanacaste. They have approximately 335,000 species of land organisms, which is equivalent to 2.6% of the world’s total biodiversity; on these Costa Rica National Parks there are more land species than the sum of all the species found on the north of Mexico, United States and Canada.

Night Hiking Experience

"Through the trails and hanging bridges"

If you want to experience something different from the traditional Costa Rica eco tours, the night hiking tour is your best bet. You will experience the richness of the tropical forest’s nocturnal ecosystems, they are the home of a diverse and abundant number of night wild life, a nice opportunity to observe the night creatures.