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And discover paradise in Costa Rica
And discover paradise in Costa Rica
For a nation 1/3rd the size of England, Costa Rica certainly is blessed with a lot of variety. From volcanoes & never-ending beaches to the rainforest and mesmerizing wildlife, things to do in Costa Rica is certainly endless especially when you book your trip. Our experience and knowledge in the Costa Rica tourism industry have made us the leader as far as organizing superb Costa Rica tours are concerned. And when it comes to the best things to do in Costa Rica no one else can guide you better than us.
Costa Rica is jam-packed with a wide variety of things to do that allures visitors from all over the world to this beautiful small Central American country. A single trip to Costa Rica can offer you different things to carry out. Just a few hours of journey and you can explore a completely new location with everything new and mesmerizing!
Whether you wish to try out sport fishing, spend your Costa Rica vacation in a relaxing way in the geothermal hot springs or want to get adventurous with horse riding, hiking, rafting, surfing or snorkeling, we at Tour Operators CR can plan that for you. So many choices can overwhelm you while deciding the things you want to try out in Costa Rica, but we with our years of experience can help you plan out your vacation efficiently.
In the Guanacaste area, you’ll have access to a wide range of beaches for exploration. On a beach tour, you will have the chance to visit Flamingo beach and the massive Playa Grande where the turtles each year come to lay their eggs on the sand. You will also have the chance to visit Tamarindo Beach; ideal for those who want to learn how to surf. Another beach you will explore is Conchal beach which is great for snorkeling.
From the back of a well-trained horse, you’ll have the chance to see the picture-perfect Caribbean Sea, an immaculate beach, sea eagles, vibrant butterflies, howler monkeys, sloths, and Amazon parrots. You will definitely enjoy the trip whether you are new to horseback riding or an advanced rider who wants a full-speed gallop.
With the highest biodiversity of any country its size, this tiny section of the Central American cape features 2 spectacular coasts, Caribbean and Pacific, between which runs an exceptional volcanic mountain chain. Costa Rica’s astounding range of habitats feature a fantastical array of mammal, reptile, bird, amphibian and invertebrate species, and two coasts feature stunning beaches, gigantic mangroves, and widespread offshore waters swarming with marine creatures.
Placed just 10 minutes from Manuel Antonio, Damas Island is presently one of the most well-known mangroves in Costa Rica. Our experienced, bilingual tour guides will take you on a memorable boat tour through the channels of the mangrove forest. On this tour, you will also have the chance to discover a large variety of species native to the region such as anteaters, white-faced monkeys, iguanas, birds and thousands of vibrant crabs.
If water rafting on a wild tropical river with warm water is your things, the celadon-colored Pacuare is a dream comes true! Known as one of the best rivers in the earth, you will experience the intimate nature of the rainforest as you raft through its 19 miles of Class III-IV whitewater.
Get ready for a full day of jungle adventure that involves swinging, climbing, hiking and rappelling through the forest close to the southern Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. The tour involves crossing a hammock bridge over the canopy, hiking down a river, swimming in natural pools, rappelling down a waterfall, climbing a humongous tree and more.
Your Costa Rica tour shouldn’t be completed without a full city exploration of San Jose. The city tour will involve visiting top attractions like the National Theatre, the Gold Museum, La Sabana Metropolitan Park, and residential area of Rohrmoser, Contemporary Art Museum or the International Airport of Costa Rica.
In Costa Rica, there’re plenty of hot springs, but the ideal combination of volume, temperature and mineral content that’s present in Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort is not just unique in Costa Rica but all over the world.
Enjoy a guided walk at Manuel Antonio National Park – one of the most beautiful national parks in the earth. The park features exceptional natural beauty & tranquil atmosphere that is worth experiencing. Also, the park has four beaches to explore. On this tour, you will get to see numerous species of monkeys, butterflies, coatis, raccoons, snakes, and two-toed sloths.
Placed 12 nautical miles from Puntarenas, Tortuga Island has been awarded the Ecological Blue Flag for more than 5 years; this award is given to pollution free beaches in Costa Rica. The Island features lush forest & white sand beaches and also act as act as an asylum for seabirds. The water here is crystal clear & great for swimming.
On this tour, you’ll navigate an ATV on a path through a wild and isolated landscape. Enroute you’ll see some of the area’s endangered trees, including Guanacaste, pochote and teak trees. You will recognize Guanacaste trees by their mammoth crowns – the branches are usually so wide they conceal the tree trunk. Pochote & teak trees have become rare because of the vast popularity of their lumber. These trees offer a habitat for monkeys & birds. If you look closely, you might also see a coati or an armadillo along the trail.
The cloud forests in Costa Rica are perhaps the most picturesque parts of the country with remarkable mountain summits giving way to extensive views of coffee plantations & active volcanoes below. There are 4 cloud forests to be explored in Costa Rica including Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Bajos Del Toro Cloud Forest, Los Angeles Cloud Forest and La Paz Waterfall Gardens.
On this night tour, travelers will enjoy walking the cloud forest trails enclosed by dense jungle where they can witness sleeping birds, spiders, tarantulas, grasshoppers, lizards, crickets, sloths, frogs, white-nosed coatis, porcupines, snakes, kinkajous and more.
Costa Rica cultivates some of the finest coffee on the earth and if you are coffee lovers, you will wish to opt for a coffee plantation tour to discover why it is so darn good! It is an astoundingly educational & enlightening experience as you get to learn how a cherry gets from the plant in into your cup. Furthermore, you get to test scrumptious coffee at the end and buy coffee and mementos. Since coffee grows best at higher altitudes, the ideal places for coffee tours are San Jose, Heredia, Turrialba, and Monteverde.
Walking the hanging bridges in Monteverde offers you an excellent view of the cloud forest as you mount higher & higher. You can witness lush green forest all around you & even some wildlife if you’ve a keen eye. Don’t worry about your safety, as these bridges are pretty stable and the best way to relish the splendor of Costa Rica. Most of the adventure parks boast their own hanging bridges such as Sky Trek and Selvatura. Also, there’s one hanging bridge inside the Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve.
Being one of the most photographed natural formations in this visually incredible nation, the Costa Rican waterfalls mesmerize both novice and experienced tourists alike. There’s just something amazing about flowing water dramatically falling from the rainforest canopy into a pool at the bottom of a cliff. Some of the best waterfalls you will get to see are La Fortuna Waterfall in Arenal Volcano, Rio Celeste Waterfall in Guanacaste, La Paz Waterfall, Bajos Del Toro Waterfall, Nauyaca Waterfalls in South Pacific Coast, and Bijagual Waterfall in Central Pacific.
People from all part of the globe visit Costa Rica simply to surf because the waves here are some of the finest in Latin America. Some of the finest beaches for surfing in Costa Rica are Jaco, Pacones, Playa Hermosa, Playa Matapalo, Playa Grande and Playa Tamarindo among others. We offer daily surf trips for groups of 2 – 12 people. Of course, for beginners, we offer surfing lessons. Our Beginner Surf School program offers a friendly & safe environment for mastering the core skills required to become a capable surfer.
Originally introduced during the 70s, zip-lines have turned out to be one of the country’s most renowned activities. Made of steel cables & platforms strung at different elevations between trees, they provide tourists with a unique way of accessing remote and beautiful areas. Apart from boosting the adrenalin of partakers, zip lines also educate the riders about botany, ecology and reforestation practices. Though zip-line is available throughout Costa Rica, some of the best are found in Arenal, Monteverde and Manuel Antonio.
Different destinations have different things to do in Costa Rica; therefore, let our experts know what kind of the activities and things interest you and they will plan your vacation accordingly. Whether you are on a family trip for surf lessons, horseback riding and snorkeling or you are on a romantic getaway with your beloved amidst the tropical beaches, or you want an adventurous vacation that includes mountain biking or kayaking, we can make your vacation enjoyable with our tour packages. Also, if you want to explore the volcanoes, rainforests, oceans or more, Costa Rica will not disappoint you. We at Tour Operators CR can custom design your vacation depending upon your areas of interest, time limit, budget and any other specific preferences you have. For more help, we can provide you with sample itineraries.
If you feel Costa Rica is all about adventures, then you are mistaken! Besides the jungles, white sand beaches and mountain trails there are areas that provide you with a combo pack of romantic outings, adventurous expeditions and 5-star hospitality. For example, if you are planning a visit to Arenal Volcano, then you might get an opportunity to have a stay at the impressive TABACÓN which is a five-star luxury resort and recognized as a member of The Leading Hotels and The Leading Spas of the World. Here you can take pleasure in the Tabacon Grand Spa which is a combination of the energy of the Arenal Volcano, the heat of the Tabacon Hot Springs and the purity and mystic of the surrounding rainforest. Besides this, you can relish the stunning views of Pacific Ocean coastline in your personal balcony Jacuzzi holding champagne in hand. Watch the sunset with your beloved from a luxurious sailboat. Or simply have a romantic private dinner prepared by a personal chef at just a few steps from the rainforest or can take pleasure in a couple’s massage in a casita on the beach. Our experts can create an itinerary for you that will make your romantic getaway a memory of a lifetime.
A tropical country with a plethora of microclimates, Costa Rica, is full of unique and exciting adventures. From hot springs tucked in lush rainforests, hanging bridges above the foggy cloud forests in Monteverde, palm tree fringed white sand beaches, dry rolling hills of Guanacaste to vivid seaside cliffs; Costa Rica has endless adventurous activities. If you ask about the best activity to try out in Costa Rica, then each of our experts will have a different answer and sometimes multiple answers. So do not get confused with the options and get in touch with our experts at Tour Operators CR to plan a perfect vacation in the magnificent Costa Rican world.
Perfectly placed between the North and South American continents, Costa Rica has a wide variety of things to see and explore that fill the curious travelers with a sheer amount of joy and excitement. A wide variety of flora and fauna, vibrant wildlife, magnificent nature and more attract tourists from all over the world to this spectacular country in Central America. You can find hundreds of endemic species which you cannot find anywhere else in the world. For animal and bird lovers we can plan specific tours where they can see the exquisite Costa Rican wildlife such as a Boat tour on the river and the canals all the way to Tortuguero National Park to get a close look of the wildlife, a visit to the Butterfly Garden at Peace Lodge and likewise. And there is more than you can see in Costa Rica that will make your Costa Rican vacation memorable and a lifetime experience.
There is simply no end when it comes to things to do in Costa Rica. The country is as diverse as you can imagine. If any of these above-mentioned tours catches your attention, please feel free to contact Tour Operators Costa Rica. We are here to customize your Costa Rica experienced as the way you’d like it to.