Set sail on the big blue Pacific with this deluxe catamaran cruise from Tamarindo or Playa del Coco. Sunbathe on the spacious deck and stop to swim and snorkel in the warm tropical waters. Enjoy lunch freshly prepared onboard by an attentive crew, and stay hydrated with unlimited drinks from an open bar. Cruise back into port just as the sun is setting for a memorable end to a another day in paradise.
Sail away to the tropical paradise of Tortuga Island on this full-day trip from San Jose. Enjoy a cruise across the Gulf of Nicoya to the white sandy beaches and aquamarine waters of this postcard-perfect island. Soak up the sun on the beach, snorkel among tropical fish, or explore the island’s forested trails for a memorable escape. Savor a tasty beachside lunch buffet and relax on the round-trip ride from your San Jose hotel.
Fly high above the treetops on this guided zipline tour in Puerto Limon. Travel across 11 cables between 12 platforms that span the Costa Rican jungle landscape and catch expansive aerial views along the way. Plus, enjoy a wildlife boat tour through the canals and natural rivers of the Tortuguero National Park. For those arriving on cruise ships, a tour pickup spot is located near the port.
Enjoy a quiet sunset while swigging Costa Rican "moonshine" on Lake Arenal! This is a great way to spend a late afternoon during your visit to La Fortuna. Your nature guide will take you on a boat ride on Lake Arenal and point out wildlife as the sun starts to set. This is your chance to try some local "fire water" and homemade snacks as you admire the breathtaking and photogenic Arenal Volcano.
This guided tour to Palo Verde National Park from the Guanacaste area is an easy way to see some of the wildlife that makes Costa Rica famous without going too far out of your way. Take private transit out to the park, and then hop onto a leisurely river cruise for chances to see iguanas, birds, monkeys, and more in the wild. Park fees and transportation are included in tour price for a good value.
Escape busy San Jose for a full day of beach fun at Tortuga Island. Travel by bus and luxury catamaran to the island, where you can choose from activities such as snorkeling, volleyball, and a banana boat ride, or simply relax in a hammock. Have a gourmet 4-course lunch, then take an afternoon sightseeing cruise on the Gulf of Nicoya before your return to San Jose in the evening.
Escape to paradise with a cruise to Tortuga Island! On this full-day trip from the Jaco area, sail across the gorgeous Gulf of Nicoya to land on the white sandy beaches of this picturesque island. Explore the island’s biodiversity with a nature hike, or set out into the crystal-clear waters with a snorkeling mask or beach kayak. You can also simply relax on the gorgeous beach and soak up the sunshine. Hotel pickup and drop-off and a delicious beachside buffet make this a leisurely day to remember.
Leave behind the urban bustle of San Jose for the clear, aquamarine waters and unspoiled beauty of Tortuga Island on this full-day sailing adventure. Cruise on a yacht or catamaran through the Gulf of Nicoya to Tortuga and the surrounding archipelago, where protected forests, white-sand beaches, and pollution-free waters house an amazing array of plant and animal species. Enjoy a fresh lunch on board, sip tropical cocktails, and sway to live music as you sail through this picturesque island paradise.
Explore the largest mangrove ecosystem in Central America on this Damas Island boat tour from Jaco. Venture into the diverse landscapes and hidden natural wonders of this incredible destination and see indigenous wildlife, birds, reptiles and fish from the comfort of your boat.
When visiting Manuel Antonio, discover one of Costa Rica's most distinctive coastal ecosystems on a boat tour through the Damas Island Estuary. Float through natural tree tunnels and canals lined with mangrove swamps while a naturalist guide points out unique features of the surrounding flora and fauna. Keep an eye out for white-faced monkeys, anteaters, reptiles, and exotic birds that dwell among this peaceful ‘floating forest,’ and enjoy a delicious lunch back on the mainland.
Jaco is known for its spectacular beaches and vibrant nightlife, but a cruise out to Tortuga Island is must for anyone seeking a truly memorable Costa Rican experience. Take in the sights and watch for wildlife while skipping along crystal waters to/from Herradura Beach. While on the island, choose from a variety of water sports, or simply kick back and relax on the beach.
Discover Costa Rica’s historic sites, natural wonders, and native wildlife on this full-day tour from San Jose. Learn more about Costa Rica’s former capital at the Cartago ruins, admire views of Irazú Volcano, spot crocodiles as you cruise down the Sarapiquí River, and take in the highlights of the Braulio Carrillo National Park. Tour includes hotel pickup, lunch, and all activities.
If you’re staying at the Guanacaste beaches, this guided tour is the easiest way to visit the birding paradise of Palo Verde in just a day. Drive through the Costa Rican countryside in a private vehicle, and then cruise down the Palo Verde River in a covered boat that lets you comfortably see animals like crocodiles, herons, and howler monkeys in the wild.
Leave behind the crowds of Tamarindo in lieu of this quality time with Mother Nature on this birdwatching tour on the Palo Verde River. Explore the national park, which is known for its diverse wildlife and birdwatching opportunities, as a guide navigates your way down the river. This tour includes round-trip transportation from your hotel or port, all entrance fees, and lunch.
Isla Tortuga is an icon of the tourism industry in Costa Rica with its majestic turquoise waters, white sand and other attractions make this island a place to enjoy a day of relaxation just two hours from San José.
Tortuga Island is one of the twenty-three islands located in the Gulf of Nicoya, which is unique in being a Virgin Island, as it does not have any buildings, which makes it unique.
Not for the faint of heart, a run down the El Chorro section of the Naranjo River will leave you exhausted, exhilarated and cheering for more. A short drive from Quepos, you'll put in at the mountain town of Esquipulas then squeeze your way between narrow canyons down 3 miles of class IV-V rapids to Villanueva.
Travel from Arenal to the Monteverde cloud forest the scenic way on a boat ride across Lake Arenal. You and your luggage get picked up at your La Fortuna hotel and transferred to the shores of the picturesque reservoir, where a pontoon boat awaits to shuttle you across to the town of Rio Chiquito and onward to Monteverde. Watch for migratory birds during the ride and learn about the lake’s important function as a hydroelectric dam.
Hosted charter with 3 hours of bottom fishing for Snapper and/or Grouper plus other bycatch species. You can upgrade to trolling for $150. Afterwards you will head to a secluded beach where a BBQ and beach day will take place. Food, drinks, snorkel gear, floaties etc. This charter typically departs at 7:30 am and returns at around 2:30 pm. Price includes basic menu of burgers and brawts. Contact for upgraded menu details.
This is a really fun day when your focus isn't solely on fishing.
Take a crocodile-watching trip along the Tarcoles River aboard a glass-bottom boat with this guided tour. Your driver will pick you up from your hotel in San Jose, Alajuela, or Heredia and take you out to the river, where your boat ride will begin. You're likely to see all sorts of wildlife along the way, from lizards to monkeys, but the real draw here is the American crocodiles who call the river home.
You will experience a day full of beautiful skies, great ocean views and live music. On board the yacht tropical fruits and natural drinks will be served and at the island there will be time to explore the surroundings, sunbathe, swim, take an optional tour like kayaking and snorkeling and banana boat and enjoy a delicious lunch prepared by the crew.
Kick back on a “Coastal Crawl” Tour and soak up the scenery of the coastline and some of the best beaches in Central America.
The tour departs from Marina Pez Vela and starts out with a search for dolphin watching and touring the coastline with your friendly bilingual captain at the wheel, so you can sit back and relax, cool drink in hand, keeping an eye out for exciting marine life: bottlenose and spinner dolphins, bobbing sea turtles, jumping fish or a manta ray!
You’ll visit a total of 8 beaches and bays, some only accessible by boats. You will enjoy going, feeling the breeze and slowing down at times to take in the beauty of the surroundings! At Biesanz Bay the tour includes snorkeling and snacks. Eat, drink, laugh, swim, jump off the boat and splash into the blue waters. A perfect morning or afternoon. Afternoon tours include sunset at sea, weather permitting.