CANOPY, FLOATING AND ATV
Experience the canopy tour and sore through the heights of the majestic trees along the Tempisque River. At these heights you will marvel over the wildlife and fauna that exists and how easily they make their home in the majestic tree tops. A learning experience mixed with fun and adventure abounds on these wonderful tours.
The floating tours take place on the Tempisque River where you will be able to see some of the animals that dwell in the dry forest along the way. You can enjoy the calm waters as you drift downstream with only sounds of the jungle to be heard.
Both tours are highly recommended as a unique way to see some of the area as well as make a memorable highlight of your trip to Costa Rica.
The canopy has 17 platforms, 10 cables, 1 hanging bridge. 2 short hikes.
GUACHIPELIN FULL ADVENTURE COMBO TOUR
This full day expedition is designed for real adventure lovers.
– Our activities are next to the majestic Rincón De La Vieja Volcano, one hour and a half from the Hotel.
1- First, 45 minutes of horseback ridingthrough the jungle, crossing 3 rivers.
2- Then, the tubing adventure begins along the Negro River with class III rapids.
After this part of the tour, we will enjoy a classic Costa Rican Lunch.
3- Enjoy the thrills of a canopy and rappelling tour!! ZIP LINE THROUGH THE BLANCO RIVER CANYON ALONG WITH TWO TARZAN SWINGS!!
4- Afterwards, relax at a rustic spa featuring natural volcanic thermal springs, steam and mud baths which can let us soothe and relax before returning back to the resort.
Recommendations: Camera, binoculars, long pants, swimsuit, change of clothes, hiking shoes/boots, insect repellent
Duration: Full day
Meals Included: Lunch and Drinks
PALO VERDE NATURE CRUISE
A GREAT CHOICE FOR BIRD WATCHERS AND WILD LIFE LOVERS!!
This is a famous tour in Costa Rica.
In this float river-safari you will have the chance to see wild animals up close in their own habitat.
After a scenic drive, enjoy a two hour cruise on the Tempisque River being the nearest access to world famous Palo Verde National Park, home to hundreds of migrating and local water bird species.
Among other creatures you might see…. – monkeys, – Iguanas, – Smaller Mammals on the river banks, – The mighty American crocodile, one of the largest in the world.
After the safari, we provide you a real COSTARICAN TYPICAL LUNCH, COOKED WITH A WOOD KITCHEN.
On our return, we will pass by the famous artisan village of Guaitil and learn how the Chorotega Indians make their pottery using the same techniques that were used by their Pre-Columbian ancestors.
Finally we´ll stop at the “small store coffe tour”, where you´ll learn about coffee, its process, its importance to Costa Rica, and also you can buy the best coffee in the world
Recommendations: camera, binoculars, shorts, hat, sun block
Duration: Full day.
Meals Included: Lunch and Drinks.
HELICONIAS RAIN FOREST & HANGING BRIDGES
ENJOY THE CLOSEST RAINFOREST
TO GUANACASTE LOW LANDS!
The first stop will be in a hidden gem not found in any guidebooks you’ve seen. Magnificent Llanos del Cortez waterfalls, surrounded by a sandy, gold-speckled beach and lush rainforest, where you can swim and relax.
After the refreshing swim, we will stop at LOS PUMAS WILD LIFE RESCUE CENTER, where we can see: – Jaguars, – Cougars, – Ocelots, – Macaws, – Otters, – Monkeys, – Toucans and More!!
After this, we will drive for 45 minutes to enjoy a typical lunch with a beautiful view of the Miravalles Volcano.
Then, located on the slopes of the Tenorio Volcano, there will be a two hours hike with many stops to see the variety of flora and fauna in the surrounding TROPICAL RAIN FOREST
We will walk on 4 hanging bridges over the forest canopy ranging from 35 to 40 meters in height.
This is an excellent opportunity for observing, -Birds, -Butterflies, -Bromelias, Orquids… and become immersed in THE SPLENDOUR OF THE TROPICAL JUNGLE
Duration: Full day
Recommendations: Hiking shoes, light clothing, binoculars, insect repellent, cameras.
Meals Included: Lunch and Drinks.
RELAXING AND PARTYING AT THE BEACH
Yes, the most beautiful beaches of Guanacaste are just 1 hour and half from here…. In this Beach tour we will visit:
– Playa Flamingo: A few beaches are as beautiful as Flamingo Beach – – – prized with a Blue Flag ecological award, with its pristine powdery sands stretching along the Gold Coast.
– Playa Conchal: This beach lies in the cusp of a scalloped bay with turquoise waters. The beach is composed uniquely of zillions of tiny seashells that move with soft rustling sounds as you walk; the waters are of crystalline Caribbean quality perfect for snorkelling.
– Tamarindo Beach: Warm water surfing is enjoyed year round and this area offers opportunities for surfers of all skill levels to enjoy the great waves. Tamarindo was the first stop on an epic worldwide surf journey in the popular movie Endless Summer II. It also has grocery stores, a variety of souvenir and clothing shops, an art gallery, pharmacy, full service banks with ATM machine, and real estate offices.
Recommendations: Swimsuit, sunscreen, towels, sunglasses, t shirts, cameras.
Duration: Full day.
ARENAL VOLCANO & HOT SPRINGS
NATURE’S FIREWORKS AT ITS BEST
This is a perfect combination of CULTURE, NATURE, ADVENTURE AND RELAXATION AT THE HOT SPRINGS…
We can see towns in the middle of the country, enjoying a guided drive through some extraordinary pastoral landscape and quaint villages. In the way we will enjoy a typical lunch.
As you approach the park, you will be greeted with an amazing view of the Lake Arenal…then Enjoy a guided nature walk THROUGH THE REAL TROPICAL RAIN FOREST OF COSTA RICA to a lookout point to observe the magnificent ARENAL VOLCANO.
Afterwards, soothe and relax yourself in the famous natural Hot Springs of Arenal Volcano, with this beautiful garden in the middle of the jungle.
Finish just in time to enjoy a delicious dinner and, if you are lucky, be the moment to see the red rivers of lava coming from one of the most activities volcanoes in Central America!!
Recommendations: Camera, binoculars, swimsuit, change of clothes, hiking shoes/boots
Duration: Full day.
Meals Included: Lunch, Drinks and dinner
Since you’re already in our country, why not take advantage of the opportunity that we offer you and visit another country on the same trip – NICARAGUA!!, THAT´S RIGHT!! NICARAGUA IS ONLY AN HOUR AND HALF FROM YOUR HOTEL!!
Experience a different culture and travel through the MOST BEAUTIFUL, COLONIAL CITY OF GRANADA, where you will visit a 475 years old church, one of the oldest in America.
Visit one of the best cigar factories in the world, where you can learn about the process and how this millionaire industry is completely manual and rustic made it.
Next, you will get to visit a group of impressive islets, by boat, on the largest lake in Central America where you can see a fort when the citizen of Granada had a battle with Morgan Pirate.
Afterwards, we will visit the active Masaya Volcano, observe its majestic active crater.
Followed by shopping in one of the largest and most impressive arts and crafts market in America!!
Finally, we will astonish you by visiting our surprise destination.
Recommendations: Passport (obligated), camera, cash.
Meals Included: breakfast, Lunch and drinks.
ATV QUADS TOUR
This is considered the best ATV tour of the area; we will ride some really wild areas, excellent for nature & adventure lovers.
Two hours tour… Leaves from Panama Beach and rides through the hills and rivers.
During the ride you can appreciate beautiful landscape, both sides of the bay, monkeys, birds, coatis, iguanas and why not some little snakes.
You can also visit melon and rice plantation
Recommendations: Hiking shoes, camera.
Meals Included: Drinks.
MONTE VERDE CLOUD FOREST
In Spanish, Monteverde means “Green Mountain” and it is one of the most interesting and popular tourist destinations in Costa Rica.
We offer different packages.
- MONTE VERDE CLOUD FOREST, HANGING BRIDGES
– Tree top walkways consist of a 1.45 hours trail that crosses through the Cloud Forest. Visitors will walk on different bridges with various lengths.
# 1: HUMMINGBIRD GARDEN, BUTTERFLY GARDEN & INSECT MUSEUM
– Imagine yourself in a beautiful garden. Now imagine over hundreds of hummingbirds flying cheerfully around you!!
– Now, one of the largest butterfly gardens in the Americas.
– Finally visit the Bio-Art Insect Museum, one of the most complete insect collections in the world.
# 2: MONTEVERDE CLOUD FOREST, CANOPY TOUR.
ZIP LINE CANOPY TOUR! If you are looking for extremeAdventure…you will be flying through 15 cables and 18 platforms with an optional and unique Tarzan Swing at the end of the adventure. This is the longest Canopy Tours in Costa Rica.
# 3: MONTEVERDE CLOUD FOREST, COFFEE TOUR.
This is one of the best areas that you will get the chance to learn about the cultivation and processes of how authentic
coffee is made with methods used by generations as far back as our grandparents. In a real coffee farm.
Recommendations: Camera, binoculars, ponchos, change of clothes, hiking shoes/boots.
Duration: Full day.
Meals: Lunch and Drinks.
The best fishing in Costa Rica…. the boat has twin 300 hp Caterpillar diesel engines, live bait well, tuna tubes, Penn International and Shimano tackle and tons more lures than any boat. We always catch fish! Our crew is bi-lingual in spanish and english and work hard to provide every client on every trip, a fantastic fishing experience.
Fresh Ceviche and Shashimi will be prepared on the boat when we catch MahiMahi or Yellowfin tuna.
Full or Half a day tours
We can take a maximum of 6 people on our 32′ Blackfin cabin cruiser.
With a PADI DIVE RESORT.
Small groups.High standard for safe exploring. Optimal environment for beginners.
All prices include tanks, weights with belt, professional and bilingual guide, soft-drinks, fruit and a variety of snacks on the boat. All taxes and charges included
Ask for rates to Catalina or Bat Island.
Other options available, just ask us.
It is confident that this will be the best tour you experience during your visit to this country… pick you up at your local beach, whether that be Playa Ocotal, Bahia Pez Vela, the RiU Resort, Playa Hermosa , Playa Panama, Nacascolo, Hilton, Four Seasons, Allegro Papagayo.
20’ Robalo, 150 HP. By boat to Roca Bruja and Ollies Point. Globally recognized as Witch’s Rock, this beach has earned the reputation of being yet another excellent beach for surfing when the best conditions found here come together all at once … The name is acquired by Roca Bruja almost ghostly noise, Ticos say, used to do when strong offshore winds (which blow here with greater intensity during the dry season) collided with a hole that was in the big rock that occurs after the point. Erosion has caused some landslides and that hole is now covered, but the name seimpuso from some journal articles in the 70’s. today remains the same, and their tubes …
ISLA SAN LUCAS
This island inspired one of the most famous Best Sellers: “The Island of the Lonely Men”, writer José León Sánchez.
Upon reaching the island begins the journey to see where are the former premises of criminal history, the medical clinic, church, cells and more. Can see the houses built for that time.
Then a hike to visit the circle, the slaughterhouse, the launderers.
The guides were trained by the writer José León Sánchez
The package include
Breakfast, Fresh ceviche and natural juices, Fruits, Lunch
The boat has a Bar, with liquors, sodas, beers, coctels
All our tours include bilingual guide and insurance.
We have many others tours and activities, just ask us, and we can help you to arrange everything.
Best Regards, and again WELCOME to the land of Pura Vida!!!!