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Hacienda El Viejo Wetlands

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10 miles East from Filadelfia, Area de Conservacion Guanacaste, Costa Rica
+506 2296 0966
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We rented a car today with the goal of going to Palo Verde National Park. The rental came with a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
DevilDog77
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Midlothian, Texas
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Really nice

Very interesting & well planned attraction. I can pinpoint that the website needs more info... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2018
Tica1956
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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“boat tour” (32 reviews)
“tortillas” (16 reviews)
“sugar cane” (26 reviews)
LOCATION
10 miles East from Filadelfia, Area de Conservacion Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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+506 2296 0966
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"boat tour"
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"tortillas"
in 16 reviews
"sugar cane"
in 26 reviews
"cultural tour"
in 11 reviews
"juice"
in 9 reviews
"tempisque river"
in 9 reviews
"howler monkeys"
in 13 reviews
"white faced monkeys"
in 6 reviews
"wonderful lunch"
in 4 reviews
"costa rica"
in 23 reviews
"rental car"
in 7 reviews
"open fire"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful birds"
in 3 reviews
"typical desserts"
in 2 reviews
"great tour"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We rented a car today with the goal of going to Palo Verde National Park. The rental came with a gps in which the lady put in the location of a boat tour. We really didn’t know what to expect. We were driving for about...More

Thank DevilDog77
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Very interesting & well planned attraction. I can pinpoint that the website needs more info & description of the different tours provided for better planing of your day. “The casona” is a magnificent historical house used as a restaurant -very good food & service provided-...More

Thank Tica1956
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

Mostly water loving birds of a great variety on either side of roads wandering through the shallow wetlands, including seldom seem national bird of Costa Rica -- looks like a white, with red markings, Blue Heron.

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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

We missed our tour because the office closed 20 minutes before the tour. The heritage portions of the park also closed at 3:00, so we drove a long way and were not able to see anything. The property looked interesting and we are sorry we...More

Thank nzedhoneymooners
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

We booked the boat and cultural tours with lunch and transportation. Our driver was from No Limit Adventures and he was great. Punctual and very knowledgeable on the area. First we went on a boat tour with another couple. Our guide showed us lots of...More

Thank coolia1212
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

i visited today together with my wife. we had a very nice time. the boat guide was very knowledgeable and the people were very nice. we saw crocs , birds and monkeys. if your in the area go check it out

Thank zgoody
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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

We came on a tour from Playa Flamingo which was about 1.5 hours drive with the last 20 minutes on gravel roads which were very bumpy and uncomfortable. We were greeted with fresh fruit and cold drinks which was nice and given a tour of...More

Thank Karen C
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

El Viejo was the highlight of our 10 days in Costa Rica. The weather in this part of Costa Rica seems to be a reliable sunny, warm and dry, so nice compared to our rainy, windy and cool miserable weather in Arenal and Montverde. On...More

Thank Ole D
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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

We did the boat ride, lunch, and cultural tour. Everything was outstanding. We particularly liked the cultural tour.

Thank Shelby S
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

The Hacienda, where this photograph is taken is a very interesting museum depicting the times of the original plantation. What we see in this photograph is the traditional way of grinding the sugarcane. But the river trip is also interesting providing an opportunity to see...More

Thank ecomacgregor
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