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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.
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.
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.