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The Tamarindo Gold Coast offers many adventures for every type of traveler. If you are seeking an adrenaline rush or a relaxing moment with the family, let us help you plan your experience. There is so much to experience in the surrounding areas sometimes it can be hard to decide on what to do. Let our adventure specialists’ help you figure out what is right for you and your travel companions. All tours can be combined and personalized to suit your needs. Look through our tours catalogue, get inspired. We’ll make it a reality.
Get ready to ride the waves in the best Costa Rica surfing getaway! Experienced surf instructors will be there to provide guidance and promote safety every step of the way. Fun and exciting surfing lessons, qualified instructors, the best surfboards for sale or rent, stand up paddling and go on scenic tours. Learn how to surf surrounded by the natural beauty of Playa Tamarindo.
A Flyboard is a type of water jetpack attached to a personal water craft (PWC) which supplies propulsion to drive the Flyboard through air and water to perform a sport known as flyboarding. A Flyboard rider stands on a board connected by a long hose to a watercraft. Water is forced under pressure to a pair of boots with jet nozzles underneath which provide thrust for the rider to fly up to 15 metres in the air or to dive headlong through the water.
You can`t beat this combination! We introduce you to the splendor of one of the Earth`s most complex and important ecosystems: the rainforest. Then amaze you with one of the most active volcanoes in the Americas. Find yourself savoring a moonlit swim in the luxurious hot springs and its sensuous tropical landscape; finish this marvelous experience with a delicious dinner.
Arenal volcano is one of the most popular destinations in Costa Rica. It’s located 4 hours north from Tamarindo in the La Fortuna area. The volcano is famous for its nightly lava discharges and eruptions and for its hot springs, zip-lines, waterfalls and rainforest. Many visitors combine a short stay in Arenal with a longer stay in Tamarindo. Let us plan the whole adventure for you!
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Here is another way of visiting the local towns and enjoying spectacular views of the ocean and some of the most beautiful beaches from the top of the hill. From those heights you can see the manglars and mountains of the area and appreciate the beautiful views that this place has to offer. You can drive off road through streams and rivers, stop to view cattle, horse ranches, local artisans and flora and fauna. Guides take their time at various locations to explain the local history. You can arrange beach drives with breaks for swimming, snorkeling, sun-bathing & sea kayaking. You can continue the tour into the back-country. We can show you all the excellent locations to spot/photograph Howler monkeys, Armadillos, rare birds and flora. Our guides are ready to work with you to create unbelievable memories.
Amidst an exuberant jungle setting with waterfalls and blue volcanic rivers, you can delight plunging into the natural thermal mineral pools and cold springs pool. You will feel the thrill of the water slide; or visit the botanical and butterfly gardens. This lush rainforest resort is a 2-hour drive from Tamarindo along the Caribbean side of Rincon de la Vieja National Park.
Buena Vista Lodge is located on the slopes of Rincon de la Vieja Volcano. This wonderful 1600-hectare property offers an array of natural attractions: the Canopy Tour, Horseback Riding, a 400-meter water slide and the openair hot springs in the forest, where you can relax unconditionally enjoying pleasurable and rejuvenating treatments with volcanic mud and sulfurous waters in an oasis of peace.
Treetop walkways through the cloud forest. Explore a community that gathers more than 20 species of tropical butterflies. Now, imagine over 100 beautiful hummingbirds flying cheerfully around you. Discover the world’s third largest private insect collection. A tasty lunch awaits you!
Unforgettable tour consist of a short hike through the forest and a climb up to a platform above the ground where you will swing from tree over steel cables exploring the levels of the canopy with expert guides and the strictest safety measures.
Tour is around 2 hours. Canopy consists of 11 cables, a swinging bridge and a rappel, all designed to give you an exhilarating experience while safely soaring through the forest.
There are only a few places in the world where the Giant Leatherback Turtle comes to lay her eggs, and National Park Las Baulas is one of them. Don’t miss this aprox. 2 hour nocturnal walking tour to see the world’s largest reptile lay her eggs and return to the sea. It is an experience you will never forget! Nesting season runs from October to February.
We begin this tour at Brasilito Beach, after a few minutes, we will be able to gallop and walk the horses in the beach, soon after we will ride across the forest were we might observe: birds, iguanas and monkeys. This tour is the best option to be in harmony with the nature, our horses are trained to be ride by children and people without experience (they are very docile).
This tour consists of a boat ride through the dramatic mangroves, swamps, swamp forest, saltwater and fresh water lagoons, marshes, and both deciduous and evergreen forests of the Palo Verde National Park; in the wet season, the floodwater of the Tempisque River welcomes migrant birds from North and South America. The mammal fauna is equally rich, particularly during the dry season.
This unforgettable experience combines a series of elements in which Nature and traditions are interlaced for the delight and satisfaction of any visitor: A boat ride through the dramatic mangroves, swamps, swamp forests, saltwater and freshwater lagoons, marshes, and both deciduous and evergreen forests of the Palo Verde National Park. After lunch time, we will take you through small villages and cattle ranches, towards Matambo Coffee Plantation, to enjoy the incomparable flavor of Costa Rican coffee and culture.
This rigorous but spectacular hike will give you the opportunity to appreciate Rincon de la Vieja’s geothermal wonders. Experience the different types of vegetation in the area and admire the age-old trees that protect the largest population of the Guaria Morada (Guarianthe skinneri) Orchid, Costa Rica’s national flower.
If you want to go snorkeling, you should definitely try on the Tamarindo and surrounding areas, visit private bays and discover beautiful reefs with a variety of marine life, look for dolphins, whales, manta rays, turtles puffer fish, trigger fish, octopus, star fish, lots of hard coral and schooling fish and many others. Local guides will take you to unspoiled snorkeling destinations. There are several excellent snorkel spots within a short boat ride. The area provides you with the best places to go snorkeling. Because of its many islands, caves, reefs, and rocks which are located on the coast, this place is perfect to explore the underwater world. Great sites for beginners and experienced swimmers.
Views of the ocean and tropical forest are at once breathtaking and calming, inducing feelings of tranquility. The scents of jasmine, ylang-ylang, and sandalwood fill the air, and soft music can be heard -barely above the silence that pervades. In some Spas you will find private therapy work areas, wonderful private outdoor showers, beautiful heated hydro-therapy pool, a Balinese soaking tub, and a scenic-view area where you may lay back and relax in a softly padded teak lounge chair and enjoy the full splendor of Costa Rica. All treatments involve the use of organic fruits, plants, flowers, herbs, minerals and oils which are indigenous to Costa Rica.
Cross the Border, and in just 1:30 hours enjoy another experience totally different in the cultural Leon of Nicaragua. Share with friendship people the chance to realize about the diversity of customs that you might find from country to country. An scenic view of the Lake give you a spectacular and relaxing option to come back to nature and forget about busy city life, on a boat , a car, and walk give you the chance to meet two countries, to know two stories.