Activities, Tour and
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
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
This reserve is open for the public with a specialized guide.
Carara National Park
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.
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
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
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
Horse back riding
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
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
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
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
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
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
Surfing Right in front of
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
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
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
exhilarating adventure of climbing above the canopy of the tropical forest
and passing from one platform to another, while enjoying close contact with
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
are towed aloft then released by an ultralight airplane.
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
And reward yourself
with an exotic swin in the Quebrada de Arroyo waterfall surrounded
by lush vegetation and wildlife.
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