Archive for the ‘Sightseeing and Hikes’ Category

Le Senda Labyrinth: Journey Within

Posted on: July 11th, 2017 by Sugar

The world’s largest labyrinth is in Santa Rosa, Costa Rica in the province of Guanacaste, just 29 kilometers from Sugar Beach. Its origin is a uniquely Costa Rican story, an illustration of how humans can bring forth beauty and harmony More…

Deep Sea Migration: The Whales of Costa Rica

Posted on: November 20th, 2016 by Sugar

There are few experiences more majestic, more awe-inspiring, than encounters with whales. The powerful sight of a creature so large it defies your sense of proportion, the sense of connection with another intelligent being, leaves an indelible impression. Costa Rica More…

The Best Parks in the World are in Costa Rica

Posted on: August 23rd, 2016 by Sugar

Costa Rica is home to some of the world’s most breathtaking national parks, 26 in all, places where you can behold an active volcano, see endangered wildlife in a natural habitat, and so much more. While the parks are a More…

Where Natural and National History Meet: Santa Rosa National Park

Posted on: January 15th, 2014 by Sugar

  The Santa Rosa National Park occupies a unique place among Costa Rica’s protected areas. In addition to being one of the last, nearly complete representations of Guanacaste’s natural heritage, it is also the site of historical drama that took More…

HIKE FOR THE CURE II: Sat, Nov. 2

Posted on: October 30th, 2013 by Sugar

Sugar Beach will be open this weekend, taking a break from our restorative hiatus. We can’t think of a better way to start the season than with the annual benefit, Hike for the Cure, Saturday, November 2. It’s just ¢6,000 More…

Join Us For Art Week, Jan. 22 – 29

Posted on: December 2nd, 2012 by Sugar

Art Week offers an inspiring small group adventure suitable for novice and experienced painters alike. Explore Costa Rica’s abundant nature, Guanacaste’s “cowboy” culture, and the quiet beauty of the northern beaches. Sketch, paint and relax. January 22 – 29 *Intinerary More…

Hike For the Cure

Posted on: October 23rd, 2012 by Sugar

After the hike join us at Hotel Sugar Beach for a benefit dinner with proceeds going to Elige Vivir and ANASOVI. The evening event starts at 7:00 pm.

Sensational Sunsets

Posted on: October 8th, 2012 by Sugar

We don’t mean to brag (we totally do), but we know sunsets and the sunsets you’ll find at Sugar Beach will take your breath away. Like snowflakes, no two are quite alike. Please take a stroll through a very short More…

Guaitil Pottery: A 5,000 Year Old Tradition

Posted on: August 22nd, 2012 by Sugar

The town of Guaitil, located in San Vicente de Nicoya, Guanacaste, has for more than 5,000 years produced some of the world’s most stunning pottery. Today, residents use the same traditional and ancestral techniques of the Chorotega indigenous groups, a More…

Hummingbird Wars: Size Doesn’t Really Matter

Posted on: November 28th, 2011 by Sugar

There are few birds that draw gasps of delight quite like the hummingbird. With deft, precise motions, these brightly coloured birdlets move quickly from flower to flower, wasting no time in extracting the sugar-rich nectar they depend on for energy. More…

Descent Into the Past: Barra Honda National Park

Posted on: September 8th, 2011 by Sugar

The Barra Honda National Park in the heart of the Nicoya Peninsula may appear unassuming at first glance, but beneath the sprawling backdrop of dry tropical forest and chattering monkeys a buried treasure lies waiting to be explored: a network More…

Day Trip to The Tenorio Volcano

Posted on: July 10th, 2011 by Sugar

Just three hours from the Hotel Sugar Beach lies one of Costa Rica’s lesser-known marvels, the Tenorio Volcano.  Though it is one of the country’s active volcanoes, it was only declared a national park in 1995.  Since then, trails have More…

Rincón de la Vieja National Park

Posted on: May 20th, 2011 by Sugar

The Rincón de la Vieja National Park is a place of dramatic and varied beauty.  Home to one of the country’s most active volcanoes, the park is made up of shifting landscapes that range from dry scrubland pocked with bubbling More…

Daily Birds

Posted on: April 30th, 2011 by Sugar

Hotel Sugar Beach has always been a prime location for birders and bird groups from around the world. Though a small country, Costa Rica is bird-rich, with over 893 recorded species, more than the US and Canada combined. Here are More…