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The Perfect Spot for Birdwatching

Costa Rica is a colorful country, especially when it’s about birds: definitely a birdwatchers paradise. With over 900 species of birds, Costa Rica is one of the world’s top destinations for birding.

The Rincon de la Vieja Volcano is replete with birdwatching opportunities due to its diverse ecosystems. Over 300 different species have been identified in the area, including the Spectacled Owl, the Curassow and the Montezuma Oropendola.

Beautiful bird shot in Hacienda Guachipelin.

Article by Ana Laura González

While exploring the expansive 3,400-acre ranch, be sure to visit the look-out point for amazing 360-degree panoramas of the Rincón de la Vieja and Santa Maria volcanoes, Guanacaste plains, and the Pacific coastline. The sunsets are spectacular!

Rincon de la Vieja is home of hundreds of these amazing species, if you are a bird lover, this is your paradise. At Hacienda Guachipelin you’ll be able to enjoy an early morning bird-watching walk through the hotel’s lush gardens of native trees and exotic flowers, and see what other wildlife you can spot.

A Long-tailed Manakin roaming the dry forest at Hacienda Guachipelin.

Hacienda Guachipelin has everything a bird lover wants. During our nature tours, you’ll enjoy the sounds of nature and get to see beautiful species of birds. In the hiking tours to the waterfalls hidden in the area, you’ll experience a true nature immersion.

Beautiful blue colors of a Honeycreeper (Cyanerpes Lucidus) at Hacienda Guachipelín.

The dry forest is full of wildlife and unique species. The perfect place to enjoy wildlife and bird watching is in the hotel lush gardens of native trees and exotic flowers around the rooms. Come to explore these birds paradise yourself, you’ll never regret it.