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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sample some of the Costa Rican capital’s best bites while exploring its most vibrant neighborhoods on an evening food tour in San Jose. The city can be daunting to explore on your own, so ensure you avoid tourist traps and safely enjoy a night out with the help of a local foodie guide. Learn to eat like a ‘tico’ while trying Costa Rican chocolate, coffee, plus sugar cane liqueur, sangria, and traditional Caribbean dishes on a fun and cultural adventure.
We offer more than just chocolate, Firstly, the chocolate tour begins with the cultural and biological background of cacao 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. Amongst other sampling methods.
Finally, we want to look at one of the most important aspects of Costarican culture and tradition, the trapiche: A sugar cane mill run through two beautiful oxen (Fast & Furious). Here we grind sugar cane to extract the juice and make all kinds of local and delicious candy. This is for sure the sweetest tour in the area.
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.
Uncover the history of chocolate from the indigenous Mesoamericans cocoa culture to the European experimentation with cocoa and chocolate. Sample each step of the process until we get to the chocolate as we know it today. We are hunters of local, fresh, tropical and organic pairings. This in an invitation to a culinary adventure. We offer the tour Thursday to Sunday at 3:00pm.
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.
Learn about two of Costa Rica’s biggest (and tastiest) exports on this tour of a coffee and chocolate farm from La Fortuna. Not only do you go to a side of Arenal volcano that most visitors miss in order to see the coffee and cacao crops, but you also get to taste the final products—it’s as fresh as it gets. Your guide shares insight into the industries throughout the tour.
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
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!!
The new tour in Jaco and only one oriented to introduce you to our culture and lifestyle topics but combined with rain forest exploration at a lovely area of Costa Rica just 30 minutes drive from Jaco beach and town. This tour is very rich in traditions and educative in regards of the real Costa Rica.
This is the ultimate Costa Rican typical lunch with a touch of delicate, Aquiares gastronomy. It takes place in a 100+ year old home, La Esperanza, where you will be free to explore a 1 hectare garden, relax in our lovely terrace and enjoy a specialty selection of Aquiares coffee.
- Fresh fruit juice, sodas
- Salad made from local produce
- Several dishes including rice with beans and grilled tomato
- Local dishes like Caribbean-style
- Turrialba cheese with banano in honey
- Aquiares coffee, made in French Press
***please advice on potential food allergies
Learn about coffee production at Costa Rica's largest coffee farm on this guided tour. At the Aquiares Estate, you’ll see the process from seed to cup after visiting the local community and hearing about coffee agronomy and its importance to Costa Rica. Then, learn about coffee roasting and cupping and get a taste.
Enjoy a sweet experience with the chocolate tour, where your will know about the history of the cacao and taste all the process to get the chocolate. At the waterfall, admiring 70 meters of a drop that transmits the power and energy of The Fortuna River.
You will truly appreciate the wonders of Peñas Blancas river and the surrounding rainforest as we travel down the river without a motor, this way you will enjoy the journey quietly rowing and taking photos.
You will also learn and participate in the whole production process, from the harvesting of the fruit, the fermentation, drying and grinding of the seed, to the point where you obtain a delicious chocolate -free from chemicals- and of course, you can taste the traditional drink of our ancestors and the best handmade organic chocolate from the seed to the bar considered as the "Gift of the Gods".
In our tour, you will have the best part of your visit to Costa Rica. Come and enjoy this sweet experience!
Get an up close look at Costa Rica's hidden natural wonders with the
Horse back riding, white water tubing and chocolate- milk tour through the Blue river, cattle herding and caw milking. 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 Tour of Rio Celeste, Volcanoes and the beautiful Sloth habitat. Experience the beauty of Costa Rica's natural landscapes.
An exclusive private tour that includes a visit to the rainforest, a cocoa plantation, artisan chocolate farm for learn about the chocolate history, plantation, processing and elaboration of chocolate drink and bars. Later enjoy a great relaxing time at Baldi Hot Springs, the best Thermal Pools complex in Arenal Volcano Area
Explore Peñas Blancas River and satisfy your chocolate craving on this exciting and delicious half-day combo tour. After a convenient hotel pickup, hop in a raft and float downstream, scouring the riverbanks for Costa Rica’s celebrated wildlife, including howler monkeys, white-faced capuchins, and sloths. Then, learn about the history of chocolate, from the discovery and cultivation of cacao to the production of the modern sweet treat.
Caribbean jungles are not only known for their varied wildlife, but also for the cacao plants that have fed Costa Rica’s deeply-rooted chocolate culture. Experience both highlights on this tour, which allows you to learn about the chocolate making process in Puerto Viejo and visit Cahuita National Park—a haven of white sand beach, dense jungle, and rich biodiversity.
Learn about one of Costa Rica’s indigenous populations first-hand with this tour to the largest Bribri community in the country. See how traditions like plant medicine and cacao ceremonies still thrive today—you can even taste handmade chocolate for yourself. Then, take a dip in a local waterfall before returning to your hotel.