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Buena Vista Lodge is located on the outskirts of the Rincon de la Vieja Volcano, 31 kms / 20 miles from Liberia and about one hour from Liberia's International airport. The lodge is situated between 400 and 1200 meters above sea level, bordering the Rincon de la Vieja National Park.


You can enjoy the magnificent views of the Guanacaste plains, the Rincon de la Vieja Volcano and the Papagayo Gulf with its impressive sunsets.


Since 1991 Buena Vista Lodge has offered great service and hospitality in the traditional Guanacaste style of a rustic hacienda ambiance. The lodge is situated in a mountainous zone in which they are able to protect and maintain the native wildlife.


The lodge features 80 comfortable rooms, constructed in wood and stone, each one with a private bath and hot shower.


The lodge's private nature reserve consists of 2,000 acres, of which 1,400 acres are destined for reforestation and the remaining 600 acres are used as cow pastures which supply the hotel with 50% of the meat, milk, fruits, & vegetables.


There are various options, so you will be able to get to know and appreciate the tropical humid forest's nature and wildlife. You can hike through the trails, ride horses, explore the waterfalls, relax in the hot springs spa, travel above the canopy on zip lines as well as in hanging bridges.



  • Fax and telephone service
  • Safe deposit box at the office.
  • Laundry service
  • Wake up calls
  • Security guards
  • Massages
  • Free Internet
  • Paramedic service
  • Three friendly bars with amazing views
  • Conference Center for meetings or any other kind of event.

RATES 2014

Description Single Double
Stone rooms $65.00 $70.00
Wood (La Hacienda) $70.00 $80.00
Las Cabaña $75.00 $90.00
The Lake $80.00 $100.00
Additional Person $30.00
  • Rates include local tax (13%) and buffet breakfast.
  • Rates are based on occupancy.
  • Rates are per room, per night.
  • Children over 11 years old are considered additional adults.
  • Maximum capacity per room is 4 guests, 2 adults with 2 children under 10 years or 3 adults and 1 child. No exceptions.
  • Rates valid to November 30, 2014.
  • 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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