The location is unparalleled at the foot of the towering, active Rincón de la Vieja Volcano in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Owned by the Batalla family for more than 40 years, the 3,400-acre traditional ranch encompasses exotic dry tropical forest bordering the Rincón de la Vieja National Park and World Heritage Site, the Guanacaste Conservation Area.
Experience volcanic activity like no other volcano in Costa Rica at Rincón de la Vieja. Natural hot springs, bubbling volcanic mud pits, steaming fumaroles, mini-geysers, and jungle waterfalls put on the most spectacular show of any volcano in the country.
Savor the flavors of authentic Costa Rican cuisine at Hacienda Guachipelin Restaurant. Delicious, fresh meals are lovingly prepared by our Costa Rican chefs following time-honored traditional recipes from our region of Guanacaste and Costa Rica.
Hacienda Guachipelin offers you farm-to-table homemade meals, producing on our ranch much of the food that we serve in our Hacienda Restaurant. What we don’t grow or raise ourselves, we source fresh from sustainable local vendors. We offer both an a la carte menu and buffet menu with traditional Costa Rican cuisine and international dishes.
No artificial ingredients, MSG, canned foods or boxed juices are found in our kitchen. We make everything fresh, including using only fresh herbs and spices from our garden. We offer many possibilities for persons with dietary restrictions: gluten-free, non-dairy, vegetarian and vegan – we have many options.
Each of the 64 down-to-earth ranch-style rooms feature beautiful handcrafted Guanacaste hardwood furniture and comfortable details that allow you to relax amid the sounds of nature.
The century-old ranch is outfitted with current amenities including Wi-Fi, fresh spring water flowing from all taps, an expansive restaurant serving authentic Costa Rican cuisine, and the on-site Adventure Center offering more than 20 adventure tours and nature tours right on the ranch and in the national park.
Simple and comfortable, the cozy Standard Rooms are located near the reception area. All rooms have a double bed and a single bed, or two double beds, air-conditioning, ceiling fan, safe, closet, private bathroom with on-demand hot water, and free Wi-Fi.
The Superior Rooms are more spacious than the standard rooms; they are located near the gardens with great views. All rooms include two double beds or one double bed; an extra single bed can be included upon request.
Superior Family Rooms
The 2 Superior Family Rooms are located near reception and each can accommodate up to 5 people. Both rooms have 1 king bed, 1 double and 1 single bed, air-conditioning, ceiling fan, safe, closet, and private bathroom.
Legacy Suites feature architecture and authentic handcrafted furniture in traditional Costa Rican style. Located away from the stable area and other rooms, spacious Legacy Suites are very private and quiet.
The two Suites, El Cenízaro and El Cedro, are named after two tall trees that grow in Hacienda Guachipelín’s garden. Very spacious and comfortable, the suites have fine furniture, a king-size bed, a sitting area with a sofa and chairs and a table that seats four people, with additional luxury details such as cable TV, telephone, coffeemaker, mini-refrigerator , air-conditioning, ceiling fan, and a hair dryer. A large private terrace in the back garden offers incredible views of the Rincón de la Vieja Volcano.