Local Tours

From zipline adventures, catamaran tours, waterfall excursions, ATVs, horseback riding, surfing lessons, coffee plantations and more. We have partnered with all of the best tours and operators to meet all of your desires for adventure! Our VIP Concierge can help you plan all of your local tours. We can discuss what you would like to do and see and we will take care of the rest.

Aerial Tram Rain Forest Adventure

Aerial Tram Rain Forest Adventure

Discover Costa Rica’s rain forest from a unique treetop perspective with this aerial tram ride. Accompanied by an expert guide, you’ll glide through the forest canopy in the local National Park, where you will have a chance to spot amazing native plants and animals. Round-trip transport, guided walking tour of the snake exhibit, Heliconias gallery and medicinal gardens. A traditional Costa Rican lunch is included. Don’t forget: Camera, sunscreen, hat, and walking shoes.
Arenal Volcano National Park

Arenal Volcano National Park

In just one day we are able to customize an Arenal National Park tour to fit your desire. Nature lovers can plan volcano hikes or a horseback ride, exciting walks along hanging bridges or underground cave excursions. Adventurous types can sign up for a canopy tour or waterfall rappelling, mountain bike rides or rafting trips. Then, unwind with a soak in a variety of geothermal pools in one of the area geothermal hot springs. 3.5 hour drive from Jaco Beach Includes: A/C transportation, bilingual nature guide, hot water springs, lunch, and dinner.
Don’t forget: Light clothing, Swimming suit, beach towels , sneakers, camera and sun block.

Arenal Volcano View at Baldi Hot Springs

Arenal Volcano View at Baldi Hot Springs

Find your bliss with a classic Costa Rican experience that combines a seismic dose of adventure and relaxation! Experience breathtaking views of Arenal Volcano from the viewing platforms then explore at the base with a guided nature hike. Afterwards, unwind with a soak in a variety of geothermal pools at the luxurious Baldi Hot Springs. Try out many geothermal pools of varying temperatures to find your favorite, and enjoy the beautiful tropical surroundings
Includes: A/C transportation, entrance fees, bilingual guide, water, breakfast and lunch.
Duration: Full day / Difficulty: Easy
Don’t Forget: Bathing suit, towel, sunglasses, camera, hat, visor, and mosquito repellent.

ATV Tour

ATV Tour

Experience the adrenaline of an all-terrain-vehicle tour through the jungles and rivers of Costa Rica. A guide leads you down rural ATV trails, across rivers, and to places that are inaccessible by other forms of transport, so you can see a side of the jungle missed by most tourists.
Includes: 2 hours ATV tour, Bilingual guides, insurance, safety equipment, fruits and water.
Minimum: 2 people Duration: 2 hours.
Please Note: Drivers must be 18 years; ATV passengers must be minimum 8 years old; Buggy passengers must be minimum 4 years old.
You may get dirty on this tour, please dress appropriately. You are going into the jungle and insects are to be expected. Insect repellent and bandanas are available for sale.

Canyoning Exciting Multi-Sport Adventure

Canyoning Exciting Multi-Sport Adventure

This tour was created for the adrenaline junkie!
Experience a high-flying adventure on a zipline course. Glide across 2 different zipline cables strung above a river then learn how to rappel down the cliff. Hike down the river and prepare yourself for some cliff diving. Follow up with 4 more rappelling opportunities through the waterfall on your own! Expert adventure guides will accompany you throughout the day to ensure your safety and help you spot native rain forest critters. Fun for the whole family – ages 7 – 78 have enjoyed this excursion. All you need is a little sense of adventure!

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Carara Mountain and Bird Watching

Enjoy a one-day tour to the Carara National Park, Manuel Antonio, where you will experience some of the best views of the Central Pacific. We’ve created a special tour package with a horseback riding tour to Costa Rica’s tallest waterfall, and a stroll through the Pura Vida Gardens where you can relax and enjoy a local meal.
Includes: A/C transportation, early morning snack, soft drink, fresh fruit, lunch, and a bilingual guide.
Don’t forget: Camera, binoculars, sun block, bathing suit, flip flops, towel, sunscreen, and hat.

Catamaran Manuel Antonio

Catamaran Manuel Antonio

Experience ‘la pura vida’ (the good life) while gliding along one of Costa Rica's most beautiful coastlines on a Manuel Antonio catamaran cruise. Leave the city behind for the Pacific coast, spending several hours soaking up the tropical sun on a luxury vessel with amenities like food, drinks, and live music to keep the party going. Cool down by snorkeling right off the side of the boat, and look for dolphins and other marine life during the laid-back voyage.
Departure Time 8:30 am until 12:30 pm or 2:00 pm until 6:00 pm
Includes: Insurance, transportation, bilingual guides, bottled water, snorkeling equipment, lunch and Costa Rican cocktails.
Don’t forget: Comfortable clothes, bring a swim suit, towel, sunscreen and camera.
**Children under 5 are free**

Damas Island Mangrove and Monkey Tour

Damas Island Mangrove and Monkey Tour

Keep your eyes opened on this tour as you navigate through the mangrove ecosystem for the indigenous animals that you will see as you float along under the forest canopy. This tour takes you through the natural channels and provides an ideal opportunity to observe heron species, kingfishers, egrets, frigate and other migratory birds. Your guide will offer insight about the natural specimens found in this unique region and maybe you’ll be able to interact with the monkeys who are just as curious about you. You will enjoy a homemade meal with local flavors after your boat tour.
Tour Includes: A/C transportation, bilingual guides, water, a local meal.
Don’t forget: Suntan lotion, sunglasses, camera, hat, visor, and mosquito repellent.

Horseback Riding and Waterfall Tour

Horseback Riding and Waterfall Tour

Discover the wonders of the rainforest on horseback!
The tour starts in beautiful Playa Herradura were you will board our van and head into the rain forest to our exclusive 80-acre property. Once you arrive, you will be equipped with safety equipment and depart on your journey to the waterfalls and pools. Along the way keep alert to spot some great wildlife such as: Toucans, Scarlet Macaws and White Faced Monkeys.
Duration: 3 hours.
Includes: Bilingual guide, insurance and safety equipment, entrance fee, fruits and water.
Don’t forget:Long pants, water shoes or strap on sandals (for the waterfalls),tennis shoes, swimwear, towel, sunscreen and sunglasses.
Departure Times: 10:00am, 11:00am, 1:00pm and 2:00pm. Minimum: 2 people

Jungle Crocodile Safari - Discover The Crocs!

Jungle Crocodile Safari - Discover The Crocs!

This half day educational adventure begins at our private riverfront property where you will take a two-hour cruise down the Tarcoles River. This river is famous for its crocodiles! Our professional guides will share their knowledge of Costa Rica’s habitat as you cruise along a quiet river and mangrove estuary looking for native bromeliad flowers along with lizards, spoonbills, and other tropical birds and plants.
Includes: English speaking guides, brochure showing birds species normally sighted
Don’t forget: Sunscreen, camera, hot

Kayak Ocean Adventure

Kayak Ocean Adventure

Depart from Agujas beach for a kayak tour past spectacular cliffs, inhabited by hundreds of frigate birds and pelicans, to a secluded beach where you can enjoy a local waterfall, snorkeling in the warm Pacific waters or just relaxing on the beach. Your guides will serve you a fresh fruit buffet on the beach before paddling back past the natural backdrops of the oceanfront cliffs on our return trip. No experience required and no minimum age.
Includes: Kayak, transportation, guides, and fruit snack.
Don’t forget: Bathing suit, sunscreen, camera, towel, flip flops or water shoes, a change of clothing, and a hat

La Paz Waterfall and Gardens

La Paz Waterfall and Gardens

Experience Costa Rica’s famed natural beauty and biodiversity in an eco-friendly way with a day trip to La Paz Waterfall Gardens. Observe rescued rain forest creatures like spider monkeys, toucans, tree frogs and even jaguars while learning about the nature reserve’s conservation efforts.
Includes: Park Entrance
Don’t forget: Camera, long pants, and comfortable closed shoes

Mangrove & Monkey Watching Tour

Mangrove & Monkey Watching Tour

See monkeys, birds, and reptiles as you traverse estuaries and mangroves on this local tour. Your guide will provide comprehensive information about the complex, self-sustaining mangrove system, including the various types of mangroves found in Costa Rica. This tranquil, fascinating tour will certainly be one of the highlights of your stay in the area of Jacó and Manuel Antonio.
Includes: Bilingual & Certified Guides, round trip transportation, and meal depending on schedule.
Don’t forget: Camera, binoculars, hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.

Manuel Antonio National Park

Manuel Antonio National Park

Discover one of the most beautiful beaches in Costa Rica on this day trip to Manuel Antonio National Park. After a scenic drive along the Pacific coast, you will arrive at this protected reserve that features lush tropical rain forest, unspoiled stretches of white sandy beach, and coral reefs teeming with marine life. An experienced certified guide will accompany you on this picturesque hike and will stop and explain the different natural specimens to be found.
Tour Includes: Transportation, bilingual guide, entrance fee and a delicious Costa Rican lunch.
Don’t forget: Water, sun block, swimsuit and towel, hiking or tennis shoes, insect repellent, and hat.

Mountain Biking Tour

Mountain Biking Tour

This tour you will cruise on your mountain back up Miro Mountain, a 1.7 mile trail that offers the chance to see wildlife and spectacular views. We will make stops at the "Arches", the "Restaurant" and "Cruce Hermosa." At "Cruce Hermosa" we have the option of continuing on to "El Nance" (with a great lookout!) or "Tres Marias." Beginner/Intermediate -not technical. All rides are based on riders ability/fitness level. We can also arrange a more mellow/flat ride for those that don't like riding uphill. There are a couple of options in the area that allow you to enjoy the countryside without overexerting yourself.

Nauyaca Waterfall Tour

Nauyaca Waterfall Tour

This full day tour is just outside of Manuel Antonio is one of the most impressive waterfalls in the area known as Nauyaca. One of the falls is forty-five meters high in free fall and the other twenty meters high in stepped fall, forming at the foot of it, a pool of a thousand square meters and six meters deep. Then there are other natural pools of smaller size, which can be used for the enjoyment of the whole family.
Minimum Pax: 6 pax / Maximum Pax: 30 pax
Tour Includes: Transportation, entrance fee, bilingual guides, water, and lunch.
Don’t forget: What to Bring: Bathing suit, towel, sunglasses, hiking shoes, camera, hat, visor, and mosquito repellent.

Ocean Kayak and Snorkel

Ocean Kayak and Snorkel

This kayaking adventure takes you to a hidden beach in Biezans Bay where you will paddle your kayak for a little over an hour navigating past tiny islands and observing marine birds and their nesting grounds until you reach the beach where you can swim, snorkel or relax. After an unforgettable experience at Biezans, continue paddling towards Manuel Antonio where you will end your adventure with a typical Costa Rican meal.
Included: Round trip transportation, guides, snorkeling equipment, drinks and meal. Single or Double Open-Seat Kayaks Available.
Recommendations : We recommend wearing comfortable clothes and water shoes. Bathing suit, waterproof camera, sunscreen, hat, and towel.
Requirements: Some experience in open-seat kayaking is preferred, and a reasonable fitness level is recommended since this adventure involves kayaking in the open ocean, where some strong surf can occur. Children over 7 years old acceptable and have to paddle in a double kayak with an adult.

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Paos Volcano National Park

The Poás Volcano is an active 2,708-metre (8,885 ft) stratovolcano. The crater of the volcano is over a mile across and 1050 feet deep. At the Volcano you will have time to enjoy the impressive main crater with its sulfur fumaroles, and hike on a trail to the beautiful Botos Lagoon as we learn about the different ecosystems in the park.
Location: Alajuela. From two to three hours’ drive north of Jaco Beach.
Don’t forget: Tennis shoes, shorts or jeans, t-shirt, jacket, sun block and camera.

Private Catamaran Charters

Playa Fantasia

Our tour to Playa Fantasia is the perfect opportunity to enjoy being out on a boat tour with a stop at a white sand beach! Playa Fantasia is a secluded paradise, accessible only by boat with a beach club full of water activities, lounge chairs, volleyball, bar area, and a beach BBQ!
We keep our catamaran and boat tours private with a guest list of only 25. None of our tours are over packed. You will be enchanted by this little piece of paradise. Come enjoy the beach on one of our tours today from Jaco beach!
Included: Transportations, water activities, BBQ lunch, beverages, and a welcome cocktail.
Don’t forget: Sunscreen, towels, swimsuit, change of clothes, swim shoes.

Playa Fantasia Night Sensations Tour

Playa Fantasia Night Sensations Tour

Our evening catamaran tour to Playa Fantasia takes you to our secluded beach where you are greeted with fire torches and lively music. Enjoy a candlelit dinner while you relish in the beautiful Pacific sunset. Take a stroll on the beach under the stars, then kick back and listen to some live entertainment while you roast up some s’mores over the open fire! The ride back is amazing under the moonlit sky.
Schedule 3:00-8:00 PM
Included: Transportations, 3 course meal, premium bar, live entertainment and moonlight cruise.
Don’t forget: Sunscreen, towels, swimsuit, change of clothes, swim shoes.

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Private Catamaran Charters

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Rain Maker Private Tour

Rain Maker Private Tour

This private tour begins with a walk along the Rio Seco river where you can observe waterfalls and the rich biodiversity this unique site has to offer. Home to the Morpho butterflies, different varieties of birds, frogs, and plants. At the end of the path you will discover a pristine waterfall pool that will beckon you to enjoy a refreshing dip. Afterwards, experience the canopy bridge system that consists of six sections totaingl 250 meters, spanning from platforms attached to massive hardwood trees to create the most impressive Canopy Walk in Costa Rica.
Minimum Pax: 4 pax / Maximum Passengers: 30 pax
Tour Includes: transportation, lunch soft drinks & fruits, guide.
Don’t forget: Hiking shoes, swimsuit, shorts, hat, towel, and sun protection. Bring an extra change of dry clothes for after bathing in the river (optional).

Rio Celeste and Tenorio Volcano Private Tour

Rio Celeste and Tenorio Volcano Private Tour

Spend the day with us at the majestic Rio Celeste, one of the top attractions in Costa Rica. Located inside the Tenorio Volcano National Park, the deep turquoise waters of the river can be explored via a trail, which includes a waterfall, a suspended bridge, and a section of hot springs. On your way there we stop and enjoy a delicious typical breakfast. The tour lasts approximately 4 hours (6km round trip) in which you will visit the waterfall, the dyers, viewpoint and the lagoon. You will also enjoy a delicious ‘casado’ lunch in the Hotel Catarata, Rio Celeste.
Minimum: 6 pax / Maximum: 28 pax
Tour Includes: Transportation, breakfast, guide, bottled water, entrance fee, breakfast and lunch.
Don’t forget: Swimsuit, towel, light comfortable clothing and shoes, light jacket and sun block.

River Exploration Tour

River Exploration Tour

This guided trip takes you to the rainforest in the hills above the Pacific Ocean to a majestic setting of pure Costa Rican natural harmony. We will hike up the river using trails and bridges that crisscross the river allowing us to enjoy multiple smaller, interactive waterfalls and natural pools. There are 4 different swimming holes and many waterfalls to crawl under.
Daily from 7am to 11am and 1pm to 5pm
Includes: Transportation, guide, breakfast or lunch and entrances fees.
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Surfing Lessons - Learn to Ride the Waves

Surfing Lessons - Learn to Ride the Waves

Experienced instructors specialize in instructing beginners, guiding them through the necessary steps to make their first surfing experience a successful and memorable one.
Time varies according to high tide.
Includes: Surf board, instructor
Don’t forget: Bathing suit, sunscreen, camera, towel, flip flops

Tocori Waterfalls Horseback Tour

Tocori Waterfalls Horseback Tour

The Horseback Ride to Tocori Waterfalls is a unique tour that combines natural beauty, nature, and local culture into one unique experience. In one action-packed tour, you will horseback ride on a country farm, walk through the jungle, observe and swim beneath a waterfall, and then spend time at the family farm, enjoying a traditional Costa Rican meal!
Departure Time: 8:00 am until 12:00 md or 1:00 pm until 5:00 pm
Includes: Round trip transportation, guides, all equipment needed, a delicious meal, fruits and juice.
Don’t forget: Wear comfortable clothes and possibly long pants. Bring a bathing suit, bug repellent, sunscreen, camera, hat, towel, and an extra change of clothes to wear after swimming.
Requirements: We are obligated to respect and protect our animals; thus the weight limit for horseback riders is 200lbs. Children must be at least 7 years old.

Tortuga Island Cruise

Tortuga Island Cruise

Sail away to the tropical paradise of Tortuga Island on this full-day trip. Enjoy a cruise across the Gulf of Nicoya to the white sandy beaches and aquamarine waters of this postcard-perfect island. Soak up the sun on the beach in the available chairs, snorkel among tropical fish, or explore the island’s forested trails for a memorable escape. Savor a tasty beachside lunch buffet and rum punch and margaritas served on the island all day for free!
Included: Roundtrip Transfer from Los Sueños, Jaco and Herradura. Light breakfast, beach activities, soft drinks, water and sodas served all day long.
Extras: Bar options at an additional cost. Jet-Ski, Paddle Board, Kayaks, Aquanauts.
Don’t forget: Sunblock, sunglasses, hat, towels, beachwear, and a waterproof camera. Extra cash (cash bar on board, gift shop or additional activities on the island)

Villa Vanilla Spice Plantation Tour

Villa Vanilla Spice Plantation Tour

Come taste the flavors of the rainforest at Villa Vanilla Spice Plantation. You will experience the sights, tastes, and aromas of vanilla, cinnamon, pepper and other tropical spices, essential oil plants, and a wide variety of tropical ornamental plants. The in-house pastry chef will prepare a variety of flavorful drinks and gourmet spice treats for you and your group to sample. All items are made fresh on the farm from scratch and use as many ingredients from the plantation as possible. If you’re a foodie – this tour is for you!
Location: 20 minutes de Manuel Antonio
Don’t forget: Camera, long pants, comfortable closed shoes

Whale Sightseeing Tour

Whale Sightseeing Tour

See humpback whales, dolphins, and more on this tour to Ballena Marine National Park. Here you will have the opportunity to snorkel and experience local fish and marine fauna in the extensive coral reefs of Central America. During the tour you will visit some beautiful beaches, including Colonia, Arco and Piñuelas, along with getting a visual of the famous caves of Playa Ventanas.
This tour is offered during the whale season that runs from the end of July to September.
Tour Includes: transportation, Breakfast, bilingual guide, bottled water, fruits, Uvita National Park entrance fee and lunch.
Don’t forget: Swimsuit, towel, light comfortable clothing, sandals, and sun block.

Zip Lining

Zip Lining

Experience a high-flying adventure on a rain forest zipline course where you will experience spectacular views of Herradura Bay and the Nicoya Gulf. Glide across 10 different zipline cables as you descend to the bottom with a total cable distance of 3.5 kilometers, among them longest cable in the area (2400 ft.) at the end we will greet you with fresh tropical fruits and cool water.
Includes: 10 cables and 12 platforms, guides, insurance and safety equipment, fruits and water.
Don’t forget: Comfortable clothes, sunscreen, tennis shoes, sunglasses. Cameras are optional (provide professional photography service is available).