El Viejo Wetlands, Area de Conservacion Guanacaste

Categories: Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Inspirock Rating:
4.9/5 based on 80+ reviews on the web
Discover a lush tropical paradise in a family-owned sustainable refuge at El Viejo Wetlands. Several guided tours, both overland and along the river, offer a great way to observe the local wildlife. Take the boat tour and see iguanas, crocodiles, and capuchin monkeys in their natural habitat, or get active and embark on a bicycle tour winding through dry forest, ripario forest, and lagoon. You can also learn more about sugar cane production and local indigenous history on the cultural tour. All tours include fresh fruits, tea, coffee, and other snacks. Browse through handmade jewelry at the cultural center; your purchase helps artisans from poor communities. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to El Viejo Wetlands and many more Area de Conservacion Guanacaste attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Area de Conservacion Guanacaste vacation route planner.
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  • This was an unplanned visit to El Viejo. We were actually looking for the Palo Verde National park adjacent to the El Viejo reserve when we ran into this. We got lost and ended up here. What a pleasan...  read more »
  • We arrived around 9:00 am, we were greeted with a smile and a plate of fruit, then they gave us a walk to get to know the place, then we went to the tours of the boat and saw crocodiles, herons, bats, iguanas and guides explained the place and about the animals and everything in relation to its Habitat, after the tours of the boat we had a walk for the sabaneros House where we had to prepare a few tortillas by hand "traditional of" "Costa Rica" to the finish 1comimos doughnuts, coffee and water of Toad and for close with brooch of gold, went to the lunch in the plant of up, a view spectacular and the food or that say more was super riquizima, in end the day was phenomenal, certainly is a place for pass with the family and them friends and for all them people that want to know a part of Costa Rica all the guys who attended us are super cool and have that want one to return to this beautiful place thank you for everything!
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  • Thank you very much to all the awesome staff at El Viejo for hosting us and give us a taste of an authentic Guanacaste experience. From the moment we were greet by Angie with fresh fruits and natural ...  read more »
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