The relief of the Chorotega Region includes the Guanacaste Volcanic Range, Tempisque plains, Nicoya hills and coastal plains.
Guanacaste is the name of the national tree of the country (Enterolobium cyclocarpum). Its terrain is flat, rugged by the Cordillera de Guanacaste towards the border with Alajuela, with elevations between 500 and 1000 meters above sea level, and with some high areas in the Nicoya Peninsula. In its political division, 11 cantons are presented. The economic potential of Guanacaste lies in livestock and tourism, as its beaches are of great scenic appeal and its hot climate is ideal.
The beaches of Guanacaste, in addition to being the scene of extraordinary sunsets, are very popular in Costa Rica, include Playa Hermosa, Playas del Coco, Tamarindo, Lobster and Hazelnut among others.