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Guanacaste Family Hotels


If you are flying into Liberia Airport you will have plenty of choices of family friendly hotels in the Guanacaste Region. There are a few rainforest hotels where you can explore the jungles with your kids! Eco Lodges are another great option for those looking to stay in hotels with minimal impact on the environment.

There are lots of beach towns to visit here too! Tamarindo is one of the most popular towns with a great beach, loads of restaurants and shops as well as surf schools. If you want a more peaceful experience you can check out one of the quieter areas such as Junquillal.




Rainforest Hotels & Eco Lodges For Families

La Carolina Lodge

San Miguel, Guanacaste Region, Hotel Website

Stay in wood cabins with the rainforest as your backyard! This is a great choice for families with plenty of things to see and do at the lodge. All your meals and drinks are included in your stay, as well as horseback riding and a guided hike to Rio Celeste waterfall. You have to see the bright blue waters to believe it. My kids and I stayed here and we absolutely loved it! You can read about it here!

Kids will Love:

  • Daily horseback rides
  • Guided hikes in the rainforest
  • Fire heated river jacuzzi
  • Toys to play with. playpen, highchair for babies
  • Bird feeding stations
  • Help milk the cows on the farm!

Fits a family of:

  • They have several cabins which can accommodate families of all sizes.



Blue River Resort

Rincon de la Vieja, Guanacaste, Hotel Website

This place is amazing! This is a wonderful resort near Rincon de la Vieja in the Guanacaste region. It has beautiful landscaped grounds with hotsprings, botanical gardens and mud baths! The cabins are modern with flat screen tv`s, a/c and mini fridges. Read about our family visit to this resort here!

Kids will Love:

  • Cold pool with bullet waterslide
  • 4 Hot springs to choose from
  • Botanical gardens with hummingbirds, butterflies and frogs!
  • Mud baths!
  • Playpen and high chair available if travelling with a baby!

Fits a family of:

  • Family of 4 in one cabin (2 double beds).




Mundo Milo

Playa Junquillal, Guanacaste Region, Hotel Website

Mundo Milo is a small charming eco lodge located about 30 minutes from Tamarindo and within walking distance to the beach. It is an affordable spot for families in a sleepy town-great for those that want to get away from it all! We had an excellent experience here-read about our family trip here!

Kids will Love:

  • Waking up to howler monkeys!
  • Small infinitely pool to cool off in.
  • Walking distance to the beach.
  • Wi-fi for all their gadgets!
  • Turtle nesting tours available in season (fee)

Fits a family of:

  • 4 in the Mexican themed cabins (2 double beds)



Plan your family holiday here!



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