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Activities, Tour and Recreation

Costa Rica's unrivaled natural beauty offers many rich and rewarding experiences for the adventurous. From Jaco Beach, visitors can walk to the tide pools at low tide or go for hikes nearby in the forest where monkeys and toucans can be spotted as well as a large variety of other tropical birds. The pacific sunsets are  spectacular and the feeling of peace and tranquility is everywhere. Manry tours are available from the hotels or can be arranged with a local tour company.


This is a list of some of the many tours available:



Turtle reserve Playa Hermosa

Hermosa beach is one of the best beaches in Costa Rica to surf, at the southern end of the beach there's a Turtle reserve where they protect the green turtles when they hatch during November through March under a special liberation program.


This reserve is open for the public with a specialized guide.




Carara National Park

Formerly a biological reserve, is probably the best nature hike in all the central pacific area; with more then 330 species of birds (included our famous red Macaw), 4 species of monkeys, countless butterflies species, iguanas, frogs, bats, armadillos, anteaters, crocodiles and much more.




Sport Fishing

Almost all fishing is operated from the marine of the Marriott " Los Sueños Hotel at Herradura Beach about 15 minutes from the downtown area. There are half day and full day fishing trips, and fishing packages include excellent fishing equipment, lures, round trip transportation from the hotels, licenses, soft drinks and snacks and plenty of cold beer. Here you can find plenty of black Marlin and Sailfish, also black and yellow fin Tuna, Mackerel, Snapper, Roosterfish, Wahoo, and more varieties, depending if you fishing trip is in shore or off shore.




Manuel Antonio National Park

Your day will start with an interesting 2-hour drive to Manuel Antonio, when your guide will share stories of the past and his knowledge of the African oil palms. You will arrive at the park in the early morning, local agriculture: sugar cane, watermelon, teak wood trees and which happens to be a very active time for mammal and bird species. Manuel Antonio is known for the high possibility to view the two and three toed sloth’s, three species of monkeys, and swimming in the calm emerald water surrounded by white sand beach and lush rain forest




Mangrove Boat Journey on the Rio Grande Tarcoles

This journey will take you back millions of years ago where the land was dominated by reptiles. You aren’t the only one basking in the sun of Costa Rica; the presence of ancient crocodiles of lengths up to 23 feet will surely take your breath away. You will travel through the river in a safe and comfortable ecosystem and ecological importance of the mangroves of the tropics. Many opportunities to view birds as tiger herons, snail kites, scarlet macaws, possibly monkeys, and other mammals in the trees along the way.




Horse back riding

This is one of the best ways to enjoy beautiful scenery, exploring the countryside on horseback. You will be passing typical haciendas and enjoying panoramic views. There are different tours, which will take you to beaches, waterfalls and mountains.




Arenal Volcano & Hot Springs

If you never seen an active volcano, Arenal makes for a spectacular first. This 1633 meters high volcano, majestically rises out of the lush pastures and forest to the east end of lake Arenal. Intermittently explosions draw people day and night, although night is the best time to observe the red lava.




Tortuga Island Cruise

Experience blue water, white sand, green mountains, superb cuisine and attentive personal service. Calypso’s super catamaran the Manta Raya, glides past more than seven islands in the gulf of Nicoya. Her port of call is the enchantingly beautiful palm studded Tortuga Island where you can walk the impeccable white sand beach, swim in the turquoise waters and investigate the marine life while the crew prepares a sumptuous feast. Enjoy dining in the shade of white umbrellas with tables covered in white linen.




Turu Bari Tropical Park

Welcome to the biggest and most complete Tropical Park in Central America. In 495 acres, you will discover the beauty of butterflies, the unique botanical collections, the most amazing forest trails and thrilling adventure tours like the canopy, Costa Rica’s cultural history, and much more.




Damas Island Mangroves

Our guided tours through the mangroves of Damas Island take place by boat and according the tides. This tour of the estuary is easy and relaxing. Just sit back and take in the spectacular sites of the unspoiled mangrove. You will see many types of birds as well as a variety of animals, which have made the mangroves their homes of thousand of years. They include crocodiles, Cayman boa constructors, white faces monkeys, squirrel monkeys and sloth.




Pacific Rain Forest Aerial Tram

The Rain forest Aerial Tram Pacific’s mission is to raise the world’s consciousness as the importance of the tropical forests and the sustainable development of them through education and the protection of the environment. Adventure tour description: this new eco tourism project of 222 acres, allows you to discover the hanging gardens of the tropical gardens from an open perspective. Open-air gondolas with canvas awnings seat 8 passengers and a naturalist guide. The adventure begins through one of our nature walking trails, accompanied with an expert guide to discover the forest-hidden secrets and learn about the importance about conserving the eco system.




Surfing Right in front of the hotel

Jaco is a great place to surf with more of the killer waves at Playa Hermosa and Playa Escondida. Right in front of our hotel we have a nice break for surfing.




Costa Rica Outriggers

"It's like rafting on the ocean" in your canoe. Clients will be called upon to paddle the canoe. But the canoe will continue on its way if one were to skip a few strokes. You will glide easily past spectacular cliffs, filled with frigate birds and pelicans, and land on secluded beaches that offer the best snorkeling to be found on the central pacific coast.




Kayak Float trip-Río Tulin

Just a few minutes from Jaco and you are relaxing as you drift down the Tulin river. Shallow (Knee deep) mellow full of birds and Jesuschrist lizards. Great for families and anyone wanting to disappear for a while.




Zip Line Adventure

The exhilarating adventure of climbing above the canopy of the tropical forest and passing from one platform to another, while enjoying close contact with nature




White water rafting

Costa Rica offers some of the world's finest white water rafting trips.


With class III & IV challenges, these rivers resolutely drop from the mountains above Quepos, through a beautiful jungle gorge near sea level farmlands and palm oil plantations.


Enjoy our local tropical expeditions ; whether you are an expert or beginner, nature lover or thrill seeker, this expedition is for you!


Our Rafting tour brings you to Savegre River or Rio Naranjo. Rafters should be ready for a great adventure !!!



HangGlide in Jacó Beach

You are towed aloft then released by an ultralight airplane.




ATV Tours

If you crave a truly exhilarating adventure our ATV tour is the answer! Prepare to get dirty as we trek through course mountain terrain, rivers, and muddy trails.


And reward yourself with an exotic swin in the Quebrada de Arroyo waterfall surrounded by lush vegetation and wildlife.



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