Costa Rica Trips (One day)La Cruz and Salinas Bay
Admire from the lookout of La Cruz the beautiful views on the Salinas Bay (Pacific Ocean) with the Bolaños bird island where the brown pelicans and frigate birds nests. Spend time relaxing on the beautiful and often deserted beaches La Rajada or El Jobo. With pleasure we can arrange a scuba diving instructor, snorkeling or fishing tours for you.
Copal Beach and Papaturro Beach offers good conditions for wind- and kitesurfing, Puerto Soley for collect shellfish. Fascinating are the sunsets with their ever anew spectacular play of colors.
On the road to the beaches 1 kilometer after La Cruz at the big Hacienda there are new a canopy tour with 11 platforms. Cart it this adventure hanging on a rope the sea in sight to float above the treetops. Restaurant Service!
La Cruz is a small provincial town with little tourist infrastructure, but typical Costa Rican! There are 3 banks with ATMs, 3 supermarkets and some sodas and restaurants, 1 gasoline station and a public Internet.
Rincon de la Vieja Nationalpark
In Las Pailas sector, a circular nature trail leads you through an impressive forest of giant trees up to the fumaroles, or vapor geysers, evidence of the volcanic activity inside our earth.
If you look closely, you can see many animals and birds. There are more trails towards the sectors of Santa Maria, which lead to the waterfalls of la Cangreja and Escondido, the thermal waters or the volcano crater.
Santa Rosa Nationalpark
In the centre of Santa Rosa sector you can visit the historic place La Casona, which contains a museum. Here begins the one kilometer circular trail named “Indio Desnudo”, providing the description and names of many trees. It is also worth seeing the viewpoint at Naranjo, from where a dirt road leads to the wonderful Naranjo beach – thirteen kilometers away and hardly accessible by car.
Murciélago sector: Accessible from Cuajiniquil, the beaches El Hachal or Bahia Danta invite you to enjoy the seaside. Inside the park there is also the white sanded beach Bahía de Playa Blanca (17 kilometres of asphalt road).
Biological Reserve Junquillal
Access to the reserve is twenty kilometers south of La Cruz, in the direction of Liberia. Turn right to go to Cuajiniquil, where a beautiful beach lies. A tour in the mangroves will teach you everything about the protected ecosystem of the area.
Current information about the Guanacaste National Parks: http://www.acguanacaste.ac.cr
New entrance fees for national parks
The entrance fees for foreigners to enter to the National Parks Santa Rosa and Guanacaste amount to USD 15.00.
Those who plan to film for scientific purposes, education or tourism they must pay a daily rate of USD 300.00 and if the purpose is commercial the fee increases to USD 1,000.00 per day.
A complete list of fees you can download HERE.
Individual trips can be offered anytime on request. It will be our pleasure to help you.
Santa Rosa National Park
Tierra Madre Eco Lodge
Rincon de la Vieja National Park