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Blue River Resort & Hot Springs is a mountain rainforest resort on the north side of Rincon de la Vieja volcano in Costa Rica across from the spectacular River Celeste.


Discover an unspoiled paradise, featuring gorgeous natural mineral hot springs pools, a fresh water pool and bullet waterslide and the rainforest botanical gardens with over 800 different varietals, the orchid garden, the butterfly farm, the humming bird center, frog, fish and turtle ponds.


Check out the treatments available then spoil yourself at the full service Blue River Spa.  Just make sure to book your spa treatment ahead of time to assure availability.

For the high energy person, exercise in the fully equipped gym and sweat it off in the wet and dry saunas. Good health is a matter of choice, not chance. This is the perfect compliment to the healing powers of  the hot springs.


Blue River Hotel & Hot Springs Resort offers accommodation in new, spacious cabins. Each cabin contains two 720 square foot hotel rooms. The rooms offer two queen size beds, mini bar, safe, satellite TV, coffee maker, ceiling fans air conditioning. Lay out on a hammock on the large terrace overlooking the gardens and volcano. There is space for a family of 5 or four adults.


Satisfy your hunger and thirst at the Tiki Bar and Restaurant which features continental and local cuisine. The hot springs flow like a river around the restaurant and culminate at the bar as a cascading waterfall. Enjoy delicious refreshments, snacks and meals overlooking the hot spring pools and the Rincon de la Vieja volcano.


There is a stunning 26 acre private park that lies along the limpid blue river, Rio Penjamos. Beautiful waterfalls feed into the river and there are hiking and horseback riding trails.


Blue River Resort & Hot Springs is one hour by car or shuttle from Liberia, Costa Rica, the gateway for the beach resorts of Guanacaste. Leave behind the dry hot beach weather to ascend into the rainforest. Its a spectacular drive to the north side of Rincon de la Vieja volcano national park.


Here the surroundings include views of the volcano, jungles, grand waterfalls and blue volcanic rivers.





  • Thermal mineral pools
  • Cold springs pool
  • Restaurant & Bar
  • Spa treatments
  • Botanical gardens
  • Exercise room
  • Hiking trails
  • Horseback riding trails
  • Bilingual tour guide services
  • 12 suites


RATES 2014


December 16, 2013 - April 30, 2014
Easter Week (April  14th – 19th): From Monday to Saturday inclusive.
December 23rd – 31st inclusive
May 01, 2014 - December 15, 2014



$165.00 $127.00



$199.00 $156.00



$233.00 $185.00
  • Rates include taxes and American breakfast.
  • Rates are based on double occupancy and per room per night.
  • Additional persons $25.00 per night.
  • Children from 10 to 12 years old sharing room with adults pay an additional $15.00 per night.
  • Children over 12 years old considered adults and pay the adult additional person rate of $25.00 per night.
  • Easter Week and Chritsmas Week - 2 nights minimum.
  • SHUTTLE service available - extra.
  • Rates are subject to change without previous notice.


Transfer from San Jose area hotels or San Jose's Juan Santamaría International Airport to hotels in Guanacaste range from $155 to $275.00 each way for a minivan with a capacity of up to 9 passengers. Approximate time from San José to the area is from 41/2 to 6 hours.

Transfer from Juan Santamaría International Airport to any hotel in San José $35, including airport assistance, for a minivan with a capacity of up to 9 passengers.

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