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Rincón de la Vieja: La Leyenda Detrás del Nombre

¿Alguna vez te has preguntado sobre el origen del nombre del volcán conocido como Rincón de la Vieja? La leyenda de Rincón de la Vieja se remonta aproximadamente a 600 años, rastreando sus raíces hasta la era precolombina en la cultura costarricense. Incluso antes del siglo XV, la tribu Curubandé habitaba el área de Guanacaste,…

Guide to Canopy in Guanacaste: Thrills From Above

Welcome to Vandará! One of the most popular attractions in Guanacaste is the Canopy tour.  Canopy tour literally means zip-lining above the canopy of Guanacaste’s tropical rainforest. It also designates that the zip line cables are attached from tree to tree. Get ready to fly through the treetops and experience the adrenaline rush of a…

Savoring Costa Rica Tradition: The Story of Sugar Cane in Guanacaste

Costa Rica’s vibrant traditions and rich culinary history are reflected in the cultivation and processing of sugar cane, a key part of the Costa Rican heritage. Particularly in Guanacaste, a pioneering region in sugar cane farming, this practice has deep historical roots and contemporary significance. Historically, sugar cane in Costa Rica started in peasant homes,…

A Day in Vandará’s Forest: A Nature Lover’s Paradise in Guanacaste

If you love nature and wildlife and you’re in Guanacaste, Vandará is the perfect spot for you! Located in the mountains of Rincón de la Vieja, Vandara is a paradise where you can explore Costa Rica’s Nature and truly enjoy a day of rest, recharging, and relaxation in the forest.  This blog highlights the “must…

Savor the Unique Adventure with the Explorer Pass at Vandara!

Traveling can be more fun than just visiting new places; it can also be about experiencing unique adventures that leave a lasting impression. If you’re someone who loves excitement, enjoys the outdoors, and values cultural experiences, we’ve got the perfect adventures for you at Vandará.  Located in the heart of the Rincon de la Vieja…

Guanacaste’s Cultural Treasures at Vandara

Beyond its renowned beaches, Guanacaste is more than a lovely landscape to behold. It also boasts a rich tapestry of cultural treasures waiting to be discovered. In this blog you’ll learn more about Guanacaste, Costa Rica, the beauty, along with the nature and the hidden cultural treasures found in the area. Here are some commonly…

Rincón de la Vieja: The Legend Behind the Name

Have you ever wondered about the origin of the name behind the volcano known as Rincon de la Vieja? The Legend of Rincón de la Vieja dates back approximately 600 years, tracing its roots to the pre-Columbian era in Costa Rican culture. Even before the 15th Century, the Curubandé tribe inhabited the Guanacaste area, primarily…

Healing Waters: Hot Springs benefits for the mind, body and soul

Soothing Waters and Serene Landscapes, Relaxation and Rejuvenation, Nature and Adventure… Vandará combines all of these and more to enjoy the best Costa Rica experience.   Among the many gifts nature offers, hot springs stand out as one of the main therapeutic oases. Read on to find all the details related to these natural wonders. What exactly is…

Reconnect at Vandará

Costa Rica, a country known for its incredible biodiversity and breathtaking landscapes, offers travelers a chance to immerse themselves in nature unlike anywhere else. Nestled in the heart of Rincon National Park at the base of Rincon de la Vieja Volcano is Vandará, a hidden gem that offers guests the opportunity to escape, explore, and…

Best Way to Enjoy the Explorer Pass at Vandará

Costa Rica, a country known for its incredible biodiversity and breathtaking landscapes, offers travelers a chance to immerse themselves in nature unlike anywhere else.  Nestled in the heart of Rincon National Park at the base of Rincon Volcano is Vandará, a hidden gem that offers guests the opportunity to escape, explore and experience authentic Costa…

What to Expect from the Best Destination to Experience Authentic Costa Rica

Vandará is your gateway to the best of Costa Rica’s great outdoors.  Our guests experience authentic Costa Rican culture, volcanic thermal hot springs, a thrilling canopy tour across the Tizate River, hiking, horseback riding, hanging bridges, and one of Guanacaste’s longest water slides—all in one amazing place!   Vandará’s founders were a Guanacaste family of ranchers,…