Guanacaste

Guanacaste is one of the largest provinces; however the least populated of Costa Rica and is by far the driest province all year round. Guanacaste is primarily known for its cattle production and is also known for its spectacular Pacific coast beaches, a few of these are Playa del Coco, Playa Hermosa, Playa Panama, Flamingo Beach, Playa Potrero, Playa del Conchal and Playa Tamarindo.

Many movie stars and rich people have chosen to build beach houses and retirement homes here. That is why Guanacaste in particular is experiencing quite a bit of new and classy development. While Cancún-style high rise hotels are far from the norm, luxury resorts, condos, small boutique hotels and golf courses are springing up like gold-plated mushrooms. The famous Papagayo Peninsula boasts one of the most exclusive Four Seasons Hotels in the world, in additional to super luxury Peninsula homes. That's not to say you'll be towel-to-towel with thousands of strangers. On the contrary; you can still find long stretches of deserted sands.

With about 80 inches of rain a year, this region is by far the driest in the country but also wen the rainy season comes all the green shows up and you’ll see the natural heart of Costa Rica as well. Guanacaste province sits on the northwest side of the country (Pacific Ocean) and close to the border of Nicaragua. In addition to cattle ranches, Guanacaste boasts semi active volcanoes, several lakes, tropical dry forest, rain forest, cloud forest and larges type of mammals, birds, frogs and all type of biodiversity for you to discover, Sunny and dry with breezes all year round!