Rainforest or beach, on land or at sea, fill your days on the Peninsula with adrenaline-fuelled excursions or family-friendly adventures, as we create memories that are made just for you.
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Off RoadingJoin us for a heart-pounding, off-roading UTV adventure – and be prepared to get dirty. Stop for a quick nature walk before going to discover astounding ocean views, exclusive to this experience. From there, visit Playa Zapotillal to hang out on a secluded beach where there is rarely another soul.
Looking for MonkeysCosta Rica is home to more than 15 different troops, including howler, white-face and spider monkeys. Join our expert naturalist guide on a quest to spot as many primates as possible. The perfect experience for kids of all ages who enjoy nature and wildlife, be sure to keep an eye out for baby monkeys amongst the trees.
Palmares Wilderness HikeYou never know what you'll encounter in the wilderness of Palmares. Largely untouched, save for a few hidden trails known only to your expert guide, the region provides shelter for a dazzling array of wildlife, where, if you’re lucky (and very quiet), you might even spot an elusive big cat.
Magical MangroveOne of the jewels of the Peninsula Papagayo, venture into this natural sanctuary and explore the unique ecosystem of mangrove that provides a rich refuge for wildlife. Take a relaxing paddle through trees and roots in an outrigger canoe, or hop on one of our water bikes for a more intensive workout.
Birdwatching and PhotographyThere are more than 150 bird species that live on Peninsula Papagayo, including tiger heron, black hawk, laughing falcon, turquoise-browed motmot, manakin and elegant trogon. This experience is an excellent opportunity to practice wildlife photography while having fun exploring the aviary world of the peninsula.
Palmares Night WalkExperience the magic of Peninsula Papagayo as it comes to life after the sun goes down on the tropical dry forest of Palmares. Discover the mystery of the resident nocturnal creatures and listen to the wild orchestra of frogs and birds as you surround yourself with the twinkling light of fireflies.
ArcheryEmbrace the thrill of archery during this experience designed to cater to all levels. Become a master archer with expert guidance or hone your skills. A variety of challenges encourage you to get to the highest score possible while also aiming to nurture competitive and cooperative skills – an excellent family bonding activity.
A Journey to the Costa Rican Blue ZoneJoin us for a cultural road trip through the countryside of the Nicoya Blue Zone, as we explore traditional villages and hear first-hand from the locals about their secrets to longevity, before visiting agricultural and social areas to see the land and culture from this unique perspective.
Sabanero for a Day: Horseback RidingGo horseback riding how the cowboys of Guanacaste – known as “sabaneros” – used to do. Travel the plains and explore the trails by herding the cattle into the farm, and finish your experience by tasting delicious homemade corn tortillas after a slow ride through the mountain regions of Guanacaste.
Costa Rican Wetlands and River CruisingCruise Palo Verde National Park aboard a boat to spot beautiful wildlife such as migratory birds, crocodiles, white-faced and howler monkeys, as you explore the wetland ecosystem. Enjoy a Costa Rican lunch, partake in local traditions and enjoy a rum tasting in a Guanacaste hacienda house that's more than 100 years old.
Discover Scuba DivingThis experience offers our non-certified guests the opportunity to explore the underwater world. A perfect introduction to scuba civing and to appreciate some of the Gulf of Papagayo’s submarine wonders, such as colourful fish, turtles, eels, octopuses, lobsters and different kinds of coral.
Diving the Gulf of PapagayoDive into the best spots around the gorgeous landscape and plankton-rich turquoise waters at the Gulf of Papagayo with our experienced local guides. Go through different volcanic rock reefs and look for exotic marine wildlife such as colorful fish, turtles, eels, octopuses, lobsters and more.
Surf SkateJoin our coaches on an exciting adventure in the wave-like streets. This kid-friendly activity introduces you to surfing via skateboard as you master fun maneuvers to enhance your skills. Our custom-made surf skateboards mimic the ocean's feel, improving positioning and elevating your surf performance.
Grom Squad: Surfing for KidsEmbark into the exciting world of surfing and join the SurfX Grom Squad. We'll show you everything you need to hit the waves with confidence. Learn how to read the motion of the ocean, wave anatomy and get geared up for a thrilling ride with our expert team. Surf's up, young adventurers!
E-Foil: Fly Above WaterWhether it's your first time flying an e-foil or not, you'll soar above the pristine bays of Papagayo to find the thrill you're looking for. Our electric surfboard offers a journey that's completely in tune with the ocean and marine life. Feel the rush of flight and explore the Pacific on this unique adventure.
Surf and Explore TamarindoJoin us for a cultural quest on pristine local beaches. While Playa Grande thrills, Playa Tamarindo offers vibrant surf culture while Playa Avellanas provides waves from seven different points. We will take you to the best of the trio. After lunch, you'll stop at Che Boards, a local surfboard shaper factory.
Day in the RainforestSet off with friends or family for an adventure through volcanic mountains, past the Continental Divide to the evergreen side of the country. Whether horseback riding with a two-time lasso champion or gliding down a sparkling blue river, the day is entirely yours to curate with our expert guides.
Untamed River RaftingJoin us for an adrenaline-filled whitewater rafting adventure on the Upper Tenorio River and test your courage as you descend through miles of verdant rainforest. On the way back, stop at a rustic lodge for lunch before relaxing in their hot springs pool that overlooks the Miravalles Volcano.
Majestic Arenal Volcano and Primary RainforestExplore the secrets of our magical rainforests by embarking on an exhilarating zipline adventure overlooking Costa Rica's Arenal Volcano. Enjoy a VIP rainforest view, hike to a stunning waterfall, swim in clear waters and experience healing volcanic hot springs in captivating tropical gardens.
Exploring the Land of SensesDiscover a private reserve hidden among the lush rainforest canopy. Head to the surroundings of the Rincon de la Vieja volcano and spend a day at the spectacular private reserve of Sensoria, exploring rushing streams, plunging waterfalls, thermal hot springs and brilliant blue rivers.
Mystical Forest in the CloudsLose yourself in the natural beauty of the mystical cloud forest of Monteverde, which is recognized as a world-class ecological destination for its protected primary cloud forests that are rich in tropical flora and fauna. Get to know the sustaibable practices of the local community and immerse yourself in this paradise that's perfect for nature lovers.
Superman Zipline and Rescued Animal CenterFor those keen on adrenaline, set off on an exciting zipline adventure as you glide along a breathtaking mile-long, Superman-style line with spectacular ocean views. Explore the rescue center to learn from and be amazed by the exotic animals like sloths and jaguars that are living in controlled, healthy and nature-inspired environments.
Wonders of Rincón de la Vieja VolcanoJoin us for a journey to Rincón de la Vieja as we drive through the scenic Guanacaste lowlands, relishing captivating views of diverse volcanoes en route. Slide through trees on a canopy tour, walk to longest mountain water slide in the country, go horseback riding and relax in healing hot springs waters.
ATVs at Papagayo FarmlandsEnjoy the thrill of driving an ATV while exploring the countryside through back trails surrounded by impressive views of the lush volcanic mountain ranges of Guanacaste. Busy during dry season and muddy during rainy season, this thrill ride is ideal for adventure enthusiasts.
Rincón de la Vieja Mountain BikingCalling all mountain biking enthusiasts. No matter your experience level, join us and you'll learn plenty of pro mountain biking tips. During this biking adventure, the exotic lies around every turn. Plunge through the deep forest and over bridges, rivers and breathtaking waterfalls while catching incredible views from the slopes of a volcano.
Hiking a Volcano and Waterfall QuestGuided by our experts, this unforgettable hike at Rincón de la Vieja National Park will have you chasing La Cangreja or La Escondida waterfalls to take in incredible viewpoints. Discover the magic of this volcanic paradise as you traverse inspiring landscapes. The trip concludes with a traditional lunch in the historic town of Liberia.
Luxury Sunset and Dinner CruiseSail away in one of our luxury catamarans and enjoy a colourful sunset while you relax and appreciate the stunning landscape of our gulf. After the sun goes down behind the ocean, the chef on board will delight you with an unforgettable three-course dinner prepared with fresh and local ingredients.
Wondrous Catamaran in PapagayoSail in the splendour of the Pacific alongside the tropical coastlines of Guanacaste, raising your glass with your loved ones in the privacy of your own yacht or catamaran. Discover secret snorkelling spots and beaches, or simply embrace the breathtaking Papagayo landscape during a wonderful sunset.
Papagayo Marine AdventureCome aboard one of our boats and maximize your time by treasuring the exclusiveness of Papagayo. Discover a magical secluded beach to enjoy a delicious barbecue and feel the advendture of tubing or snorkeling. This trip gathers fun, great views and the opportunity to spot the marine wildlife.
Looking for Whales and DolphinsThe magnificent humpback whales are known for their spectacular shows that surprise everyone with a splash on the calm waters of the bay, and dolphins might follow your boat or catamaran while doing pirouettes. Our local crew will guide you on this unique experience for an everlasting memory.
Jet Ski AdventuresRide a Jet Ski and enjoy the breathtaking views of the Peninsula Papagayo area. Speed up your vacations and feel the adrenaline with a rental service or a guided tour.
Pacific Ocean Fishhook (Offshore Fishing)Papagayo Gulf is known for year-round, big-game fishing. Our ocean has a variety of species such as marlin, sailfish, mahi mahi, snapper, tuna, roosterfish and wahoo. Our fully equipped charters will immerse you in this experience with a local specialized crew.
Ocean To Table (Inshore Fishing)Use live bait or tackle to catch your lunch or dinner. In this experience, dive into four hours of fishing around the Pacific waters departing from our marina. Immerse yourself in fishing as locals do. Once back, our chef will recommend how to prepare and cook it to enjoy during your stay.