Grab your passport and head over the border for a whistle-stop tour of Nicaragua’s best bits, from Liberia in Costa Rica. Take in the views from Catarina Volcano, haggle over handicrafts at the Masaya Artisan Market and visit the active Masaya Volcano. After a delicious lunch of typical Nicaraguan cuisine, explore the colonial town of Granada, where you can marvel over the historic architecture and admire views of Mombacho Volcano. Finally, set sail across Lake Nicaragua for a 1-hour sunset cruise, stopping to meet the friendly monkeys of Monkey Island along the way.
Hibiscus is the premier sailing catamaran in Tamarindo! She is a beautiful 48' world cruising catamaran ideally suited for diving, snorkeling and sunset dinner cruises in Tamarindo and Playa Flamingo. Whether it's just you and your special someone, or a large gathering of friends and family, Sailing on Hibiscus will make your Costa Rican vacation memorable. All of the snorkeling and sunset cruises include gourmet food specially prepared and cooked aboard Hibiscus. Enjoy fresh cooked Costa Rican traditional dish name Arroz con Pollo, black beans with spices, salad, abundance of local fresh fruit and cake as a dessert. Plus complimentary adult beverages. All of our cruises are All-Inclusive.
Explore the Costa Rican capital’s rich history, landmark buildings, and modern culture on a combo bus and walking tour of San Jose. Get a great introduction to city highlights like the National Theater and Art Museum, and stop to walk through bustling markets and public plazas to feel the pulse of this modern Central American metropolis. Get an extra boost of Costa Rican culture by listening to traditional folkloric music onboard the bus.
Pair some of Costa Rica's finest coffee with magnificent volcano and waterfall views on this combo tour from San Jose. See how beans are grown and roasted to perfection at the Doka Coffee Estate, and admire the crater lake and sputtering fumaroles of Poás Volcano National Park. Later, get close to nature among the butterfly gardens and reptile exhibits at La Paz Waterfall Gardens, where a highly rated buffet lunch awaits.
Get a taste of San Jose’s culture and cuisine on this 3-hour walking tour. Explore Costa Rica’s capital accompanied by an expert guide and learn about the city’s history, architecture and flavor. Explore the produce stalls of two traditional markets and discover what makes Costa Rican coffee so delicious as you sample some local brews. The tour is capped at 12 people for a personalized small-group experience.
Get a full-day dose of Costa Rican ‘pura vida’ on this private adventure that combines the best of Guanacaste’s thrills, relaxation, and cuisine. Get your heart rate up on an extreme zipline course complete with a giant Tarzan swing, then splash down the country’s longest mountain water slide. Enjoy a horseback ride through the jungle to reach a natural hot springs, where you can soak your cares away with volcanic mud baths. Recharge with a typical Costa Rican lunch, and enjoy personalized attention from a private guide all day.
Discover San Jose’s hidden delights with this unique evening tour of the Costa Rican capital. Wander through a maze of vendor stalls and to learn about staples of local cooking at the Central Market, and see the opulent National Theater and other architectural highlights on a twilight walking tour. Drive to the ritzy Paseo de la Luz the east side of San Jose well known for its gastronomy. Finish the night with a 3-course meal and wine pairings at a gourmet Costa Rican restaurant.
As one of Costa Rica's biggest exports, coffee plays a big role in Costa Rica's economy—and its culture, too. Learn about artisanal Costa Rican coffee from bean to cup complete with harvesting, roasting, and grinding on this tour of a family-owned coffee farm near Arenal Volcano. As a bonus, try other favorite Costa Rican crops such as chocolate and sugar cane.
Treat your taste buds to a sampling of Costa Rica’s famed coffee paired with gourmet chocolate on this half-day tour of the Café Britt coffee plantation. See firsthand how this sustainable, gourmet producer grows, harvests, and roasts coffee beans to create the perfect aromatic cup. Visit the on-site coffee bar to taste several of Café Britt’s different roasts, accompanied by chocolate. Round out the day with a farm-fresh buffet lunch of traditional Costa Rican cuisine at the plantation restaurant.
Learn about the chocolate industry in Costa Rica on this private 7-hour tour from San Jose. You'll visit Tirimbina, a private biological reserve in the rain forest and take a guided hike across a suspension bridge to a cacao plantation. Get an intimate look at the chocolate-making process, from fruit to chocolate bar. Lunch is included.
Get an up close look at Costa Rica's hidden natural wonders with this Llanos de Cortes waterfall, Finca verde Sloth's wild habitat and Chocolate tour. Follow an expert local guide through breathtaking scenery, rugged trails and truly beautiful attractions. This is the perfect way to explore outside the city and see what makes Costa Rica a top attraction for nature lovers. Highlights Chocolate Tour, Llanos de Cortes Waterfall and the beautiful Sloth habitat at the finca verde private farm. Experience the beauty of Costa Rica's natural landscapes Follow a local guide through stunning rugged terrain Round-trip hotel transport and lunch included
Spend a full day exploring Costa Rica’s notoriously active crater on this 3-in-1 Arenal combo adventure. Hike through the jungle surrounding Arenal Volcano on a series of nature trails and hanging bridges, and trek down to the base of La Fortuna Waterfall to appreciate the height and power of the cascade and swim in a natural pool. Finish with a majestic perspective as you explore the lava fields of former eruptions and look for native wildlife along the trails of Arenal Volcano National Park.
Pick up some cooking skills and learn how to make authentic Costa Rican dishes, including homemade corn tortillas, with this class in La Fortuna. During the lesson, you’ll also hear about the customs and traditions of the country’s farmers. And, at the end of class, dine on the freshly prepared meal along with the local family.
Aromatic coffee, sweet sugarcane, and melt-in-your-mouth chocolate are three of Costa Rica’s top agricultural exports—and its favorite products among locals and visitors alike. Learn about these three crops first-hand on this tour of a family-owned farm near La Fortuna. See how coffee is created from bean to cup, and then taste other delicious crops along with a guide.
Chocolate lovers flock to this incredible tour from La Fortuna that includes the sweetest rainforest experience and unearths the hidden secretes of local chocolate production. Visit a farm where cocoa is grown, processed and produced. This hands-on experience lets travelers eat as much chocolate as they want while learning about history, culture and traditions of this popular Costa Rican sweet.
Get a taste of authentic Costa Rican life and cuisine as you join a local family for a cooking class and home-style meal. Along with a guide, visit the home of your hosts outside of La Fortuna and learn about household customs and cooking techniques. Join in the preparation of a typical meal, and then savor the fruits of your labor alongside new friends.
Visit the active Poas Volcano, an epic waterfall, and the one-and-only Starbucks Coffee Farm on a day trip perfect for nature and coffee lovers who are short on time but want to see it all. The small-group tour reveals cloud-forest scenery, plantations, and farms along the way to the second largest crater in the world. Plus, see behind the scenes at the farm that grows Starbucks’ renown coffee.
Spend your Sunday afternoon hanging out outside Tamarindo on this beach and pool bar crawl. Discover the hidden pools and beaches north along the cost of Guanacaste and enjoy happy hour and food specials at each stop, as well as party games along the way. The tour ends with a bonfire on the beach at sunset.
Trace the tasty history of three of Costa Rica's most decadent crops on this combo coffee, chocolate, and sugar cane tour in Monteverde. Get a hands-on lesson in how raw coffee cherries, cacao beans, and sugar cane are transformed into a variety of products using traditional methods, and taste the delicious results with plenty of samples.
We offer a combination of attractions! Firstly, the chocolate tour starts with the cultural and biological background of cocoa in the world and here in Costa Rica. It further introduces into the collecting, fermenting, grinding and finally the making of chocolate, the drink of the gods.
Secondly, we talk about coffee and its importance for Costa Rica's economic and cultural development. We have a showroom with important coffee picking instruments and a better explanation of the process of coffee production. We want to show you how to make Café-Chorreado, the real Costa Rican practice of preparing coffee.
Finally, we want to look at one of the most important aspects of Costarican culture and tradition, the trapiche: A sugar cane-mill run by two beautiful oxen (Fast & Furious). Here we grind sugar cane to extract the juice and make all kinds of local and delicious candy (Dulce, Sobado, Espumas and Miel) you can try. This is for sure the sweetest tour in the area.
This three-in-one tour highlights the best of Costa Rica, including a river safari float and volcano hike that's sure to make for a memorable journey. Kick off the day at Penas Blancas River and take off over rushing waters on a two or three hour water safari. You'll see wildlife up close and gain a deeper understanding of Cost Rica's unique biological and environmental resources. Next, visit La Fortuna Waterfall before heading to a picturesque volcano hike. This popular tour is ideal for outdoor adventurers and travelers who prefer to be active on vacation.
This activity will lead to our Sloth Park to start, we will walk trough the rainforest 1.5 to 2 hours inside the trails and you can get to see two and three toes sloths and some poisonous froags and snakes even birds.
Done with the hike we will visit the second section of the the park to get your amazing chocolate coffee and sugar tasting along all the information provided in by our tour guides.
Very instructive and educative tour!!
Combine high-adrenaline activities with a relaxing natural spa retreat on this great-value full-day adventure tour from Playa Flamingo. Kick things off with a thrilling zip-line canopy tour and make like Tarzan as you swing through the treetops before splashing down a 1200-foot (366-meter) water-slide. After lunch (included), saddle up for a horseback ride along sandy beaches or scenic jungle trails. Finally, unwind with a soak in natural hot springs and a therapeutic volcanic mud bath.
In Eden Chocolate Tour you'll experience an hour and 45 minutes tour. A first part is held in our cocoa organic plantation where the visitor can see the cocoa flower, the cocoa trees, the fermentation and sun-dried process of the cocoa beans.
A second part is inside the Ranch where the visitor can roast and grind the cocoa beans; also the conching and refining process of the chocolate.
At the end, the visitor can make his own chocolate bonbons.