There plenty of tourist attractions and destinations if you want to spend luxury vacations Costa Rica; more specifically, Guanacaste province alone is filled with gorgeous beach towns and breathtaking national parks and biological reserves. If you want to know how far some of the most popular destinations are from Liberia, here is a guide; it is important information because Liberia has an international airport.
  1. Santa Rosa National Park

Santa Rosa National Park is located in the Northwest of the province and the country; it borders with Nicaragua and it is located approximately 30 minutes from Liberia. Santa Rosa National Park is important not just because of its biodiversity; this park is historically important due to an important battle that took place in the area. It also has a museum (La Casona) that accounts for this historical day.
  1. Guanacaste National Park

Guanacaste National Park is located East of Santa Rosa National Park and it does not border with the Pacific Ocean; Santa Rosa National Park, on the other hand, does. The park is located about half an hour from Liberia as well as Santa Rosa National Park is; the park protects an area that connects Rincón de La Vieja National Park, located Southeast with Santa Rosa National Park.
  1. Rincón de La Vieja National Park

As previously mentioned, Rincón de La Vieja National Park, protects an area that connects with two others to the Northwest; the three parks together form a wildlife corridor that protects numerous animal species. Rincón de La Vieja National Park is located an hour and a half away from Liberia. This park is popular for the Rincón de La Vieja Volcano. It is the most active in the area and there are numerous hot springs as well as geothermal activity around. The park is also popular for its various waterfalls and its priority is to protect the remaining forests; this, because of the threat that deforestation has posed in the area motivated by cattle-ranching and similar activities. Luxury Vacations Costa Rica
  1. Tenorio Volcano National Park

Tenorio Volcano National Park is located on Guanacaste’s Eastern border which separates it from Alajuela Province. It is located about an hour away from Liberia; as in the case of Rincón de La Vieja National Park, the main attraction of this park is its imposing volcano. Besides this active volcano, there is also a dormant peak in the area known as Miravalles Volcano. Another important attraction is Tenorio Volcano National Park is the mystical Celeste River; characterized by a unique blue-green color, many visitors come to see it every year.
  1. Arenal Volcano National Park

Following the border that separates Alajuela from Guanacaste Province to the South, you find Arenal Volcano National Park; the park is located about 2 hours and a half from Liberia. There are many reasons why visitors come to this park; for starters, the main attraction is the Arenal Volcano. It is one of the 10 most active volcanoes of the world and, therefore, there is great geothermal activity around. Besides the Arenal Volcano, there is another peak of a dormant volcano known as Chato Volcano; the latter has a crater in its peak with a magical lagoon that you can visit after a fun hike. Lake Arenal is another of the parks attractions; there are also hanging bridges built on the tree tops where you can go sightseeing; and a lot more.
  1. Palo Verde National Park

Palo Verde National Park is located South from Liberia, under an hour away from it by car. The park is located South of Lomas de Barbudal Biological Reserve and North of Dr. Lucas Rodriguez Caballero Wildlife Reserve; Tempisque River borders these three protected areas by the West. These three areas protect abundant wildlife; therefore, the animal species of the area can safely move throughout those territories. The park has incredible mangrove swamps and abundant bird species; for this reason, many visit Palo Verde National Park to go bird watching. In addition, the rapid waters of Tempisque River are perfect for rafting and boat tours in general; it is a great place to visit in luxury vacations Costa Rica.
  1. Las Baulas Marine National Park

This fabulous park does not only protect territory in land, but it is also a marine park; it is located less than an hour and 20 minutes away from Liberia. The park protects several animal and plant species; however, one specific animal species is the main priority: the Leatherback sea Turtles or Baulas in Spanish. These turtles arrive to the seashore to perform their nesting ritual which is of great importance for their survival. Luxury Vacations Costa Rica
  1. Barra Honda National Park

Barra Honda National park is located Southwest from Palo Verde National Park; it is less than an hour away from Liberia by car. It is located near the town of Nicoya and it is popular for its characteristic caverns of limestone; these caves are great destinations for adventure tours and you can see big colonies of bats in these areas. Besides the caves, there is abundant biodiversity including numerous species of birds.
  1. Diriá National Park

Diriá National Park is located West of Barra Honda National Park less than two hours away from Liberia by car. One of the priorities of the park is the conservation of endemic plant species like big bromeliads. In addition, there are numerous animal species including monkeys, deer, anteaters, and more. Brasil Waterfall is another great attraction of the park for tourists and visitors in general.
  1. Cocos Island National Park

Cocos Island may not be specifically located in Guanacaste National Park; it is located offshore in the Pacific Ocean, about 300 miles away from the Nicoya Peninsula. The island is a World Heritage Site declared as such by UNESCO and no one is allowed to live there; the only people living there are the park’s rangers. For your spend luxury vacations Costa Rica, don’t forget to visit Cocos Island. Cocos Island may be the farthest of the list from Liberia; however, if you want to, see abundant marine life and go snorkeling or scuba diving, you should visit Cocos Island.
  1. Bahía Junquillal National Wildlife Refuge

The reserve is located Northeast from Santa Rosa National Park next to it and less than an hour away from Liberia. This is one of Costa Rica’s smallest reserves; however, it houses great biodiversity and it is perfect for bird watching.  There are also many other animal species you can spot, such as monkeys, deer, coatis, iguanas, raccoons, and many more. Luxury Vacations Costa Rica
  1. Bolaños Island National Wildlife Refuge

This island that harbors a wildlife refuge is located in Salinas Bay near the coasts of Nicaragua; the refuge is located offshore from Puerto Soley, which is located North of Santa Rosa National Park near the border. Puerto Soley is located just over an hour away from Liberia by car. The refuge was created in order to protect the incredible flora and fauna of the area of which many bird species stand out.
  1. Camaronal Wildlife Refuge

Camaronal Wildlife Refuge is located in the Southern part of Guanacaste Province in Nicoya Peninsula; it is located 2 and a half hours from Liberia, Guanacaste’s capital. The area protects great biodiversity; however, the main concern is the four species of sea turtles that visit the shores of the refuge. They are the Leatherback sea turtle, the Olive Ridley, the Black sea and the Hawksbill turtle.
  1. Lomas de Barbudal Biological Reserve

This reserve is located North of Palo Verde National Park just half an hour away from Liberia by car; this park is known for the abundant insect species it houses, it is actually known as the “Insect Park”. Besides numerous species of wasps and butterflies, it also has an incredible amount of bee species. The park is also perfect for birdwatching, but it also has other animal species like monkeys, and more.
  1. Ostional Wildlife Refuge

This refuge is located in Nicoya Peninsula and it encompasses three beaches: Nosara, Guiones and Ostional Beach; the refuge is located 2 and a half hours away from Liberia. Besides having abundant biodiversity, this refuge’s main concern is the protection of the Olive Ridley Turtles. The most important phenomenon you can witness in the refuge is the nesting ritual of these beautiful creatures. Luxury Vacations Costa Rica
  1. The Beaches of Papagayo Peninsula

There are various beaches in the Papagayo Peninsula, and this area is very popular for very good reasons. This is the perfect place to look for accommodations if you are looking for luxury villas. The Peninsula Papagayo villa rentals are luxurious and comfortable enough to make you feel like in a hotel; in addition, there are also fabulous resorts nearby. Papagayo Peninsula is located less than an hour from Liberia by car. In addition to the fabulous Peninsula Papagayo villa rentals available, this area also has incredible tourist services; it has golf courses, tennis courts, caf{es and restaurants in order for you to spend the best  luxury vacations Costa Rica.
  1. Staying at Hermosa Beach in your Luxury Vacations Costa Rica

Hermosa Beach is a destination that does justice to its name, which means “Beautiful“ or “Gorgeous Beach”  in Spanish. This beach is located less than 40 minutes away from Liberia by car; it has developed greatly in the last year and it has incredible beachfront luxury villas. There is another Hermosa Beach is Costa Rica, which, as opposed to this beach, is a popular surfing destination.
  1. Coco Beach

The beautiful and popular Coco Beach is located about 40 minutes away from Liberia; besides counting with incredible luxury villa rentals Costa Rica and hotels, Coco Beach is famous for its active wildlife. The tourist development in the area has resulted in various cafés, bars, and restaurants where Ticos and foreigners alike gather; it has a great international vibe to it.
  1. Las Catalinas

Las Catalinas is a unique Costa Rican town that has been designed under the principles of New urbanism; it is located a little over an hour away from Liberia by car, East of Danta Beach. There are amazing luxury villa rentals Costa Rica by its beach, Danta Beach; nevertheless, the most remarkable feature of the town is how it integrates nature with modern architecture. This is a town with no roads, just a main access road. Luxury Vacations Costa Rica
  1. Ocotal Beach

Ocotal Beach is located South from Coco Beach and less than an hour away from Liberia; this is an option for tourists who are looking for a more tranquil destination than Coco Beach. Not to say that Coco Beach is too loud, or not nice enough; however, if you are not looking for an active nightlife, Ocotal may be a better choice. In addition to this, Ocotal Beach has incredible beachfront rentals Costa Rica.

Other Costa Rican Towns

These are just some of the recommended destinations you can visit in Costa Rica; however, there are many more beach towns in the Province. These, nevertheless, have gained the biggest popularity in the past years due to their great tourist development. Many tourists prefer these beach towns because of such development, as well as for the incredible sunsets they can enjoy. Besides the fabulous beachfront rentals Costa Rica you can find all types of tourist services you may need. From transportation in land, by the air or by the sea, Guanacaste has all the natural beauty and comfort; in addition, as you can see, many of the destinations are located at a convenient distance from the province’s capital. Choosing Guanacaste Province as you vacation destination is the smartest move. Costa Rica is one of the best tourist destinations around the world; it has so many attractions it’s hard to see them in one trip. Make up your mind and visit this beautiful country; luxury vacations Costa Rica are the best gift you can give to yourself. Thanks for read: ''Distances from Some Tourist Destinations in Guanacaste to Liberia: Luxury Vacations Costa Rica''. Share or Comment this post. You will love read: A Luxury Vacation Costa Rica Visiting the Best Guanacaste National Parks in Land
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