Arenal has laid dormant until July 29 in 1968
when an earthquake shook the area and 12 hours later the volcano blew out. If
you have never seen an activevolcano, Arenal could be a spectacular first time. This 1633 mts volcano
rises majestically out of the lush pastures and forest on the eastern end of
Intermittent explosions draw people by day
and night, although nighttime is the best time to observe red-hot molten lava
enveloping the top of the cone.
Even when overcast the rumblings, venting and molten lava
glowing through the clouds offer a very special experience. All this at Baldi
Hot Springs Resort where you will enjoy a Buffet Style Dinner after trying the
different pools and waterfalls.
Length of tour: full day
Departure time: 8:00 a.m.
Includes: air conditioned transportation,
bilingual naturalist guide, entrance fee, lunch and buffet dinner, insurance
Do not forget to bring: cool comfortable
clothes, jacket, swimsuit, walking shoes, camera, hat and sun block
ATV Mountain Tour
The ATV tour begins in the mountains directly behind Jaco,
and continues roughly half the distance to the peak of the mountain. We leave
the ATV’s and take a short walk to a beautiful 35ft. waterfall – a perfect spot
to get a little wet and take some photos. We then continue up a fairly
technical trail above the canopy and to the top of the mountain range. Just
beyond the crest of the mountain lies a beautiful mirador offering views of the
ocean playing against sands as far south as Esterillos, and as far west as the
island of Cabo Blanco at southern most tip of the Nicoya Peninsula.
& Distance: 2 hours/37 kilometers.
of Interest: Cascada (Waterfall) del Zorro, Mirador de la Peninsula de Nicoya
(Beautiful view of Nicoya Peninsula), Pueblo Bijagual.
Drinks in Bijagual.
ATV: $60 per driver, $20 extra passenger.
Crocodile River Adventure Tour
Our tour takes place on the
Tárcoles River, one of the most populated crocodile rivers in the world. From
our river boat, we cruise along the river observing American crocodiles
up-close in their natural habitat. In one tour it is very common to see crocodiles
from baby size up to 17 feet long! Other reptiles such as iguanas and Jesus
Christ lizards are also frequently spotted. The river is home to over 120
species of exotic birds, of which about 30 can be admired in one tour, such as
the colorful scarlet macaw and unique roseate spoonbill.
Departure times: 8:00am, 10:00am,
12:00pm, 2:00pm and 4:00pm.
Duration: 2 hours, approximately.
What to bring: Sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, insect
repellent and cameras.
Includes: Transportation, Bilingual guides and
Price; $60pp Adults. ($30pp Children).
Horse Back Riding
off the tourist trail and discover the old Costa Rica; within a short driving
distance of both Los Suenos, Jaco and Esterillos, you will find yourself
immersed in the beautiful jungle.
Three of the four types of monkeys found in Costa Rica thrive in the forests here;
families of parrots, deer, white nosed coatis, and endless species of birds and
iguanas roam the unspoiled area.
Even if it is your first time in the saddle, our horses will make you feel like
accomplished rider. Riders with experience will appreciate how happy, fit and
responsive our horses are. Specializing in small groups of no more than 6
Includes: fresh fruit, ice
cold drinks and bilingual guides.
Duration: Full day $130
per person including lunch.
2.5 hours $65 per person.
3.5 hours $85 per person.
Kayaking and Snorkeling Tour
This tour departs and ends at our base in Playa Agujas.
After some brief instruction clients are ready to go paddling. The ocean
is calm and non-threatening. We will paddle 30 to 40 casual minutes along
spectacular cliffs filled with pelicans and frigate birds to one of our
destination beaches. All of our destinations are beautiful the difference
will be in the quality of the snorkeling and the size of group that the
location can comfortably accommodate.
quality of the snorkeling, like the weather, is a variable of the tour that we
have no control over. But we will be in the best location for snorkeling
on the Central Pacific Coast. Trip includes all equipment necessary, a fresh
fruit buffet served on the beach, bottled water during the trip, and cold
drinks at the end. 1/2 day from Jacó.
Agujas was chosen because of the tranquility of the ocean and its’ proximity to
beautiful beaches that offer the best snorkeling on the Central Pacific Coast.
times: 7:45am and 1:20pm.
of the tour: ½ day.
Includes: Transportation, Bottled water, Fresh fruit
buffet and Snorkeling equipment.
Manuel Antonio National Park Tour
With the establishment of
Manuel Antonio National Park in 1972, the people of Costa Rica decided to
preserve, for future generations, one of the most beautiful and bio-diverse
areas in the world. Although it is the country’s smallest national park, the
stunning beauty and diversity of wildlife in its 683 hectares is unequaled.
Manuel Antonio contains a charming combination of rain forest, beaches and
coral reefs. These beaches are the most beautiful in the country, lined with
lush forest, and the snorkeling is excellent too.
Pick up time: 7:30am returning 5:00pm.
Duration: 9 hours.
Includes: Air-conditioned Transportation, bilingual
naturalist guide, park entrance, lunch, drinks and tropical fruits.
bring: Suntan lotion, swimsuit and towel, walking shoes, beach sandals, insect
repellent, camera and hat.
Minimum: 2 People.
Price: $85pp. Note: Prices are as a guide only;
pricing can vary to ensure you always receive the best price possible.
Monteverde Cloud Forest
Explore this famous cloud forest reserve, to marvel over the fascinating bio-diversity and perhaps get a glimpse of the Resplendent Quetzal bird. Explore what is considered to be the last terrestrial frontier as you are guided through the canopy of the cloud forest via suspended bridges, platforms and trails of the famous skywalk. This system offers a comfortable and safe manner to learn about the beauty of this rainforest.
Pick up time: 7:00am. Length of tour: Full Day. Includes: Air conditioned transportation, bilingual guide,lunch, bottled water and insurance. What to bring: Comfortable walking shoes, camera & light-weight jacket. Rates: $120pp 4 persons required to operate.
Poas Volcano One Day Tour
The Poas Volcano is among the most visited national parks in
the Costa RicanNational Park
It features two extremely impressive craters, one of which holds a lovely blue
At 2700 meters from ground level, you will find the first
crater 1.4km wide and 280m deep. Great opportunity for taking pictures from the
The second crater, Laguna Botes, is a lake surrounded by
dense cloud forest. Here, you will find a variety of hummingbird species
and various types of exotic birds. The surrounding national park boasts an extensive trail
system that offers beautiful views of the Central Valley and San Jose
metropolitan area, during the tour, we will also visit the town of Sarchi,
which is famous for its woodworking and handicraft markets.
tour: Full day.
conditioned transportation, bilingual guide, park entrance fee, lunch, visit to
bring: Tennis shoes, comfortable clothing, light weight jacket, camera, sun
block and a hat.
min 4 persons required to operate.
Our Surf Camp is a premier surf
camp and surf school, operated as a beautiful bed and breakfast style resort
and located in the hills of Jaco, Costa Rica. our Costa
Rican world-class professional surf
instructors offer the best adventure vacation experience for surfers of all
skill levels – from beginners to pros. We also offer numerous activities – from
guided nature tours to yoga and Spanish lessons and much more – for both our
surfing and non-surfing guests. Come join us and experience for yourself the
passion of surfing and the never-ending excitement and natural beauty that
Costa Rica has to offer. Pura Vida!
What to bring: Extra clothes, sun block and sandals.
$135 with a 1-hour massage.
Tortuga Island Adventure
Experience blue water, white
sand, green mountains, superb cuisine and attentive personal service. This adventure
will pass thru more than seven islands in the Gulf of Nicoya. Her Port of Call
is the enchantingly beautiful, palm studded Tortuga Island where you can walk
the impeccable white sand beach, swim in the turquoise waters and investigate
the marine life while the crew prepares a sumptuous feast. Enjoy dining in the
shade of white umbrellas with tables covered in white linen.
Length of tour: Full Day, approximately 7-8 hours.
Pick up time: 7:30am.