Blue River Resort Hotel & Hot Springs

Parcela 34, El Gavilan, Alajuela, 21306

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Visit this rainforest paradise for an authentic Costa Rican family vacation filled with adventure, beautiful scenery and all the rest and relaxation you’ll need. Surrounded by blue volcanic rivers and grand waterfalls this resort features stunning natural mineral “green” hot spring pools, fresh water pools with slides for the kids, a butterfly farm, botanical gardens and an iguana and frog pond. Set out on one of the many eco-adventure tours and excursions available including hiking through Rincon de la Vieja National Park and horseback riding through rainforest trails, private waterfalls and lush pastures.

The resort offers spacious suite accommodations with ceiling fans, satellite TV and balconies overlooking the gardens. A daily full breakfast is included in the rate, as well as access to hiking and horseback riding trails, thermal mineral pools and botanical gardens.

Our Editor Loves

  • Rainforest paradise
  • Spacious suite accommodations
  • Eco-adventure tours and excursions

Family Interests

  • Hiking
  • Horse Back Riding
  • Water Sports

Family Amenities

  • Pool



by Marie V

The place its really clean ,bed and ac actually works but I think it's too cold anyway it has really nice weather. The pools are amazing the staff at the restaurant its incredible friendly! We'll definitely come back !

Nice but the stay was too long

by pdamac

This is a nice property but we should have only stayed 2-3 days as the tours are based on a specific number of people for the most part and it seems they are a bit hard to fill during the start of the rainy season. We did rent a car and drive to Ostional to see the green Riddle sea turtles but missed the main nesting as they apparently do most during the full & new moon cycles. Also went to the pacific coast around Playa Hermosa to snorkel but its more of a dive spot due to the lack of coral (our bad not Costa Rica's),
All the staff are very friendly and polite which is always refreshing. The food was okay at the resort but not over the top by any means. The beds in our room were in serious need of a mattress change and were very uncomfortable but the room was cleaned daily by the friendly staff.
Bottom line would be that this is a 2-3 day stay and move on.