Hacienda La Pacifica is tightly linked to the history and progress of the province of Guanacaste, and has always been one of the pioneer Haciendas in agricultural, cattle, hospitality, eco-tourism and social and environmental responsibility. Hacienda La Pacifica was owned at the end of the eighteenth century by Costa Rica's former president Bernardo Soto and was a favorite place for his wife, whose name we proudly bear: Pacifica Fernandez de Soto. Dating back to the 1800's, the original colonial home known as La Casona, still sits along the banks of the Rio Corobici.The Hacienda was a pioneered in cattle breeding by mixing European and Zebu breeds, improving fertility and yield. Bulls coming from Hacienda La Pacifica were sold and spread throughout Guanacaste and the rest of the country's cattle breeding regions.The enormous water supply due to three rivers and the irrigation canals within the property allow the production of a large number of crops, forages and reforestation including: industrial tomato, soybean, gandul, kenaff, onion, paprika, castor, palmettos, stud, leucaena, grain sorghum, king grass, trasvala, german flooded grass, brachirias, tanzania, nimh, teak, pochote, sugar cane, rice, and aqua culture, among others.Today, HLP has commercial production of certified organic sustainable rice for Costa Rica, the United States and Europe. Also produced for domestic and export use are tilapia, grass-fed beef and forestry products. The iconic boutique hotel Hacienda La Pacifica has the reputation as a go to eco-lodging experience for both locals and international travelers spanning over 4 decades. Description the Hotel Hacienda La Pacifica: Hotel Hacienda La Pacifica is located on the Pan-American Highway Route 1, 30 minutes from the international airport in Liberia, 5 km north of the city of Canas and is very close to major tourist attractions such as National Parks, Arenal Volcano, Hot Springs, Rio Celeste and many other attractions. HLP offers tours and adventures such as whitewater rafting, mountain biking, birding, horseback riding and including tours to the agro-industrial projects of organic rice, livestock, and tilapia. The nature trails throughout the property allow you to appreciate the dry-forest with exotic trees native to the area and abundant wildlife including three species of monkeys, wild cats, and deer just to name a few.