Tours and Transportation

When it comes to exploring, leave the driving to us!

To enhance your experience while staying at Buena Vista Chic Hotel, we have selected a range of experiences and tours we provide to the most popular tour destinations in Costa Rica.

Perfectly situated in the center of Costa Rica, our hotel is ideal for fast and convenient access to many of the country's most popular tourist destinations. For hotel guests only, we operate cars and seven-passenger vans with friendly, experienced drivers and guides. All tours are custom and private consisting of just you, your family or your traveling companions. The tours depart the hotel and return at your convenience and on your schedule.


Nothing could be simpler and more fun!

In addition, we offer a next-destination drop-off service. We can chauffeur you anywhere in Costa Rica taking a safe and scenic route to your next hotel or travel destination. If needed, we can also pick you up anywhere in the country and return you to Buena Vista Chic Hotel in Alajuela.

Poas Volcano

Located at a short distance from Buena Vista Chic Hotel, this active volcano is said to be the second widest-rimmed volcano in the world. Poas is the number one tourist destination in Costa Rica.

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La Paz Waterfall

At La Paz Waterfall Gardens, located at a short distance from Buena Vista Chic Hotel, we will go through walking trails surrounded by lush tropical rainforest. Here we will appreciate flowing white rivers, spectacular waterfalls, birds, butterflies, monkeys, and hummingbirds.

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Doka Coffee Tour

10 minutes away from Buena Vista, you can enjoy a very pleasant and informative tour of Costa Rica’s premier coffee grower/producer.

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Corso Dairy Farm

At a short distance from Buena Vista Chic Hotel, Corso Lechería is a 1000 acres of forest and working farm. In this great tour, you will enjoy a tractor tour through viewpoints to the volcanoes Poás and Barva, high rainforest walks, lake and bird observations area.

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Grecia & Sarchi

Combine art, beauty, and nature on this half-day guided tour, 45 minutes away from Buena Vista. You will visit Grecia and Sarchi, two of the country's most special towns. Admire the tropical landscape and sugar cane plantations as you arrive in the town of Grecia.

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Arenal Volcano

Visit the most active and inspiring volcano in Costa Rica, the majestic Arenal located 2,5 hours away. Combine this experience with Costa Rica’s vastest network of naturally flowing thermal mineral springs in Arenal’s largest and most delightful private, rainforest reserve.

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San Jose City Tour

45 minutes away from Buena Vista, this tour immerses you in the rich Costa Rican culture and history by visiting some museums and historical sites of San José City.

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Irazu Volcano

Located about 2 hours away, you will cross San Jose downtown. Enjoy the views as the road winds through fertile cropland to visit the tallest volcano in Costa Rica standing at 11,260 feet (3,432 meters), to see the main craters and the beautiful Caribbean and Pacific coasts in the distance. Subsequently, we will descend to the historical city of Cartago (the old capital). Here we will explore the mysterious ruins of the old Parish, and also the beautiful Virgin of the Angels Basilica that has large vaulted ceilings and exquisite examples of stained glass windows, a rich display of carvings, statues and other pieces of art.

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Central Pacific Coast

Playa Jacó (Jacó Beach), one of Costa Rica's central Pacific most beautiful and energetic beach towns located within 90 minutes away from Buena Vista. Known for its nightlife and exceptional aquatic activities

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