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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 Volcano forest, our little piece of paradise offers a mix of sensational activities, serene nature, relaxation, and an authentic cultural experience. Get ready to learn all about Our Explorer Pass, which will allow you to experience a full day at Vandará at your own pace.

The Explorer Pass includes all the following: 

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Horseback Riding

Start your adventure with a scenic horseback ride through the dry rainforest.   Feel the wind in your hair as you explore picturesque trails and take in the breathtaking surroundings.


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Canopy Zipline

Take your adventure to new heights! Our Canopy Zipline, from platform to platform, allows you to enjoy a bird’s-eye view of the rainforest while soaring through the air.


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Thermal Hot Springs

Relax and rejuvenate your senses in the soothing Thermal Hot Springs. In addition to the inherent relaxation, it offers multiple benefits for the body. So, enjoy the therapeutic benefits of natural mineral-rich waters, surrounded by nature’s beauty while taking the most relaxing bath!


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Mineral Mud Bath

Experience the mineral mud baths that will leave your skin feeling refreshed and renewed! The natural minerals in the mud offer a unique spa-like process that invigorates the skin and leaves it feeling soft and smooth.


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Discover a hidden gem at Vandará. Next to our river and Thermal Hot Springs, our Waterfall is the perfect place to wash off the Mineral Mud from the baths and the cool water actually tightens your pores and seals in the natural remedies provided by the volcanic mud. We invite you to take a refreshing dip in the clear pool below and reconnect with nature.


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Test your adventurous spirit as you walk across our hanging bridge suspended high and right above our river. Get up close and personal with the vibrant flora and fauna of the jungle.


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Cultural Experience

Besides all the natural attractions that Vandará has to offer, our Cultural Experience will transport you directly into Costa Rican Culture by visiting our Trapiche, where you get an up-close look at Caramelo, our pet Ox, enjoy a cup of freshly ground coffee, and learn about the culture and traditions of the country.


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Jungle Water Slide

Cool off in style as you slide down our 14-feet-long jungle water slide. You’ll get to feel the rush of the water as you glide through the heart of the rainforest. Note: This is not an adventure for the faint of heart.


Bird Watching

Be sure to bring your binoculars and camera to capture the many amazing and wonderful birds in the dry rainforest.  Bird Watching is a must here at Vandara. You never know when you’re going to encounter an exotic or rare bird! 

Hiking Trails

Lace up your hiking boots and explore a trek through our scenic trails that lead you through the heart of the forest. Explore unique flora, fauna, and wildlife along the way, making every step an adventure.


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Garden-to-Table Traditional Lunch

Cap off your adventure with a garden-to-table traditional lunch. Taste fresh, locally grown produce and experience farm-to-table dining made from ingredients harvested on-site.


Ready for an adventure that’ll create memories for a lifetime? Vandará is full of exciting things to do, peaceful nature experiences, and chances to learn about Costa Rican Culture. It doesn’t matter if you love exploring, being in nature, or experiencing new cultures – this tropical paradise has something for you.

Come with us on a journey that guarantees not only great stories but also a deep appreciation of your visit to this beautiful country . Don’t miss out on this opportunity; your incredible adventure is waiting!


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Contact info

Tel: (506) 4081 5005