Guanacaste is a province in . This region is covered by dry tropical forest, which makes it popular among tourists looking to escape the humidity found in most of .
Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

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is the capital city of the Guanacaste province of . Photo: Emw, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Nicoya is a district and head city of the canton, in the Guanacaste province of , located on the . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a park of 14,161 hectares covering a dry tropical… Photo: cyph3r, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a small town and a district in Guanacaste Province in Costa Rica. Photo: Richie Diesterheft, CC BY 2.0.


For other destinations with the same name, see Samara . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a small beach town in Guanacaste province, on the North Pacific Coast of . Photo: Pacificorealty, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is in the Guanacaste province of and home to the beautiful Rio Celeste. Photo: Cephas, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Playa is a town in Guanacaste, .

is a city in Guanacaste, . This town has access to several great beaches and retains "Blue Flag" status as an environmentally clean area. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a postcard-perfect beach in 's Guanacaste province, next to the small fishing village of Puerto Carrillo. Photo: Jackiemora01, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town in the Guanacaste Province of , just north of .


Latitude of center
10.5° or 10° 30' north
Longitude of center
-85.25° or 85° 15' west
63 metres (207 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Arabic: غواناكاسته
  • Armenian: Գուանակաստե
  • Asturian: Guanacaste
  • Asturian: provincia de Guanacaste
  • Avaric: CostarikaGuanacasteWinka
  • Basque: Guanacaste
  • Basque: Guanacaste probintzia
  • Bengali: গুনাস্যাচ প্রদেশ
  • Bulgarian: Гуанакасте
  • Catalan: Guanacaste
  • Catalan: Província de Guanacaste
  • Catalan: província de Guanacaste
  • Cebuano: Provincia de Guanacaste
  • Chinese: Guanacaste Séng
  • Chinese: 瓜納卡斯特省
  • Chinese: 瓜纳卡斯特省
  • Croatian: Guanacaste, provincija
  • Croatian: Guanacaste
  • Czech: Guanacaste
  • Danish: Guanacaste
  • Dutch: Guanacaste
  • Dutch: Provincie Guanacaste
  • English: Guanacaste Province
  • Esperanto: Guanacaste
  • Esperanto: Provinco Guanacaste
  • Finnish: Guanacasten maakunta
  • French: Guanacaste
  • Georgian: გუანაკასტეს პროვინცია
  • German: CR-G
  • German: Guanacaste
  • German: Provinz Guanacaste
  • Greek: Γκουανακάστε
  • Greek: Επαρχία Γκουανακάστε
  • Gujarati: ગુઆનાકાસ્ટ પ્રાંત
  • Hebrew: גואנאקאסטה
  • Hindi: गुनाकास्ट प्रांत
  • Indonesian: Provinsi Guanacaste
  • Italian: Guanacaste
  • Italian: provincia di Guanacaste
  • Japanese: グアナカステ州
  • Kannada: ಗುವಾನಾಕಸ್ಟ್ ಪ್ರಾಂತ್ಯ
  • Korean: 과나카스테주
  • Kotava: CostarikaGuanacasteWinka
  • Ladino: Guanacaste
  • Latvian: Gvanakastes province
  • Lithuanian: Guanakastės provincija
  • Lithuanian: Gvanakastė
  • Lithuanian: Gvanakastės provincija
  • Malay: Guanacaste Province
  • Marathi: गुनाकास्ट प्रांत
  • Marathi: ग्वानाकास्ते प्रांत
  • Min Nan Chinese: Guanacaste Séng
  • Northern Frisian: Guanacaste
  • Northern Sami: Guanacaste
  • Norwegian: Guanacaste
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Guanacaste
  • Persian: استان گواناکاسته
  • Polish: Guanacaste
  • Portuguese: Guanacaste
  • Portuguese: Província de guanacaste
  • Quechua: Guanacaste pruwinsya
  • Quechua: Guanascate pruwinsya
  • Romanian: Provincia Guanacaste
  • Russian: Гуанакасте
  • Serbian: Gvanakaste
  • Serbian: Гванакасте
  • Serbo-Croatian: Guanacaste
  • Sinhala: ගයනකස්ටේ පළාත
  • Spanish: Guanacaste
  • Spanish: Guanacasteco
  • Spanish: Nicoya
  • Spanish: Provincia de Guanacaste
  • Swedish: Guanacaste
  • Tamil: குணஸாஸ்ட் மாகாணம்
  • Telugu: గువానాకాస్ట్ ప్రావిన్స్
  • Telugu: గువానాకాస్ట్ రాష్ట్రభాగం
  • Thai: จังหวัดกัวนากัสเต
  • Turkish: Guanacaste
  • Turkish: Guanacaste Province
  • Ukrainian: Гуанакасте
  • Urdu: گواناکاستے صوبہ
  • Vietnamese: Guanacaste
  • Vietnamese: Tỉnh Guanacaste
  • Welsh: Talaith Guanacaste
  • Western Panjabi: صوبہ گوناکاسٹ
  • Wu Chinese: 瓜纳卡斯特省
  • Cuauhnacaztli
  • Guanacasti
  • Provincia di Guanacaste

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