Buena Vista Experience
"In the foothills of the Rincon de la Vieja National Park"
The essence of Costa Rica in one place! Sustainability, adventure, nature, culture, and wellness in one place. An adventure that will take you to discover Costa Rica, its natural and cultural richness through authentic experiences in the peaks of the Rincon de la Vieja (750 meters above sea level), Guanacaste. A destination for the ecotourism lovers, the adventurers, the seekers of wellness and relaxation, people who loves learning about new cultures, entire families with members of all ages, senior citizens, couples and inclusive tourism. Buena Vista Eco Lodge & Adventure Center is accessible to all!
Buena Vista Eco Lodge is the embodiment of relaxation, adventure, and sustainability. Since we opened our doors in 1991, we’ve extended warm-hearted traditional Costa Rican hospitality to all of our friends and guests. We do this without sacrificing our responsibility to this beautiful land that has given us so much. We maintain a maximum rating in the Hotel Tourism Sustainability Certification from the Costa Rican Tourism Institute, as well as the highest possible rating for Tourism Sustainability Certification.
Our location in the foothills of the Rincon de la Vieja National Park gives our guests access to a plethora of great excursions and adventures. The 34,800 acre national park is home to most of Costa Rica’s hot springs and is a natural wonder in and of itself. The Rincon de la Vieja volcano rises to almost 2000 meters, culminating with a 15- kilometer-wide caldera. More than 30 rivers flow from its summit throughout the national park.
Rincon de la Vieja National Park is a designated part of the Guanacaste Conservation Area, a UNESCO world heritage site. This unique area is home to four of the five primary tropical ecosystems- the only location of its kind in the Americas. Our property is situated within primary forest that we proudly preserve as a prolongation of these unique qualities.
Whether you chose a day of pure relaxation or outright adventure, you’ll return to traditional and rustic hacienda style living. We offer 76 comfortable rooms in 3 different categories to choose from, Cabins, Lago or Hacienda. Our "sabanero style" lodge maintains long held local traditions, tons of friendly local staff, and no shortage of beautiful vistas that are sure to nurture your body, mind and spirit.
How to get here?
Our location makes us a real Rincon de la Vieja mountain lodge. Buena Vista offers activities and tours where you can experiment being well with yourself... our "sabanero style" Costa Rica lodge, nestled in the tropical forest of the Guanacaste mountains, still has its traditions; it will make you feel well in body, mind and spirit.
We are located in the foothills of the Rincon de la Vieja National Park, part of the Guanacaste Conservation Area and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), which has four of the five main ecosystems of the tropics that represent the only location of this type in America. Our property has primary forest that we preserve as a prolongation of this rich protected area.
Here al Buena Vista Eco Lodge Costa Rica, as part of our excellent location, in the foothills of the Rincon de la Vieja Volcano, crystalline hot springs are born, so you can enjoy our relaxing therapeutic thermal waters surrounded by nature in the heart of the tropical forest where cristal clear water rivers and lush covered gullies are born.
"Our essence is our people"
Our personnel, which comes from neighbor communities, will make you feel at home.
"Hand in hand with nature"
In a responsible manner, using sustainable practices and techniques, we convert the sustainability concept into something real, practical and necessary, with the purpose of improving the way that the natural and social resources are used, promoting the active participation of local communities.
We have 5 leaves, maximum CTS rating (Tourism Sustainability Certification), 4 CST leaves in gastronomy.