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.
When staying in Manuel Antonio, take time to visit the private nature reserve of Rainmaker Park. Get different perspectives on the tropical rain forest and its wonderful wildlife as you cross one of Costa Rica's longest series of hanging bridges. Cool off with a swim in natural waterfall pools before recharging over a delicious restaurant lunch.
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.
See what life is like outside of the city on this horseback riding tour through the countryside. Alongside a guide, ride a well-trained horse through small towns and forested land en route to a tucked-away waterfall, followed by a typical Costa Rican lunch.
Combine two Manuel Antonio National Parks experiences into a single tour with this land and sea wildlife tour. Start the day off with a relaxing catamaran tour with a snorkeling stop, and then spend the afternoon hiking through the park with a guide who helps you spot monkeys, sloths, iguanas, and more as you walk.
Paddle past the giant twisted root systems that characterize mangrove forests on this kayak tour of the largest mangrove ecosystem in Central America at Damas Island. This biodiversity hotspot is home to tons of birds, reptiles, and aquatic animals that you can spot easily with the help of your guide. This tour includes round-trip transportation from your Manuel Antonio or Quepos lodging as well as lunch or dinner.
Come to enjoy the amazing nature walk in the Manuel Antonio National Park. Manuel Antonio Park is considered to be one of the most diversed habitats in the world. The high number of species per square meter is countless. Monkeys, sloths, lizards, toucans, humming birds, lizards and alot more. Our naturalist tour guides have a professional spoting scope for observing the wildlife and with the telescope you can also take memorable photographs by taking your own pictures through our optical equipment.
Turn an ordinary walk into an educational adventure with a guided nature walk in Manuel Antonio National Park, widely considered one of the most beautiful parks in Costa Rica. Go with a guide who can help you spot sloths, monkeys, iguanas, and more while providing commentary about their lives and behaviors in the rain forest.
Pickup time for this tour depends to the high tide. We'll give you the pickup time right after receiving your booking. The mangrove forest is one of the most vital and astounding ecosystems in the world. Damas Island, located just 10 minutes from Manuel Antonio is currently one of the most important remaining mangroves in Costa Rica. Covering thousands of acres of protected forest, this amazing biodiversity is home to a large number of birds, reptiles, mammals and insects.Our experienced guides will take you on an unforgettable boat tour through the channels of the mangrove forest, far away from civilization. You can discover an abundance of species native to the area such as white-faced monkeys, anteaters, boas, iguanas, birds and thousands of colorful crabs.Our boats have the capacity to hold 20 passengers and are fully equipped for your comfort and security.
Paddle Boarding along the scenic coastline of Manuel Antonio. We will pass by small islands which nest local sea birds, we will paddle alongside the volcanic rock cliffs that make up the coastline. This is truly an experience that should not be passed on while in Manuel Antonio
Our job is the best in the World!We show people only some of the most amazing landscapes in Costa Rica, but we get to witness the awe in people's eyes when we show our country and our region.We believe that tropical nature has many more secrets than the ones you can perceive with your senses, the relations, and all the life systems that depend on these connections. And it is a privilege to discover them for all people's eyes and minds.Our guides are all professionals, certified and passionate about nature. They have a true appetite for knowledge and they will provide you with a true Costa Rican rainforest set of experiences.
Weave your way past the giant twisted root systems that characterize mangrove forests on this boat tour of the largest mangrove ecosystem in Central America at Damas Island. This biodiversity hotspot is home to tons of birds, reptiles, and aquatic animals that you can spot easily with the help of your guide. This tour includes round-trip transportation from your Manuel Antonio or Quepos lodging as well as lunch or dinner.
Discover the hidden wonders of Costa Rica’s delicate ‘floating ecosystem’ with a boat tour of the Damas Island mangroves from Quepos. Glide through a serene estuary while a naturalist guide points out the mangroves’ fascinating features and helps you spot local wildlife like crocodiles, sloths, egrets, and white-faced monkeys. After the boat ride, get a taste of local flavor with included lunch at an authentic restaurant.
Pickup time: 5:10 PM Our rainforest night tour is operated in the amazing Rainmaker Park. Rainmaker is one of the most important and impressive rainforest ecosystems in Costa Rica, this is where they've discovered the great reappearance of the famous and almost extinct harlequin frog thus becoming an important field of research and scientific studies for herpetologists worldwide.This night walk takes about 2 hours to 2 1/2 hours and is leaded by a professional and expert certified guide. During the expedition you may see bats, Jesus Christ lizard, spiders, owls, high varieties of frogs, snakes and many interesting insects.We use a special equipment for the night and we give to each of our customers two LED lights (one for the head and one for the hand) thus each customer has a better appreciation for the activity.
Only on a guided tour can you journey deep into the Damas Island mangroves. Join a naturalist guide for a peaceful boat ride into the mangrove forest, home to a wide variety of wildlife like sloths, monkeys, egrets, and more. After learning about the distinctive ecosystem, enjoy a typical Costa Rican lunch before getting dropped off back at your Manuel Antonio hotel.
ONE DAY ADVENTURE COMBO TOUR FROM MANUEL ANTONIO & QUEPOS This is the best nature and adventure getaway only 1 hour from Manuel Antonio & Quepos. On this tour, you will get to visit the town of Jaco Beach, one of the most popular surf beach towns in all of Costa Rica due to its year-round consistent surfing conditions, enjoy a quiet drive north with African palm plantations and the Pacific OceanYour next stop is at Vista Los Suenos Adventure Park, here you will have the opportunity to choose 2 of the following activities, enjoy one of the best Zip Line Tours in Costa Rica, discover our Horseback Riding to the Waterfalls our Action packed ATV jungle adventure in the rain forest, crossing rivers, muddy paths, and ocean view lookout spots, or our newest addition Surfing lessons IT IS VITALLY NECESSARY TO BRING A CREDIT CARD (VISA OR MASTER CARD) FOR THE ATV TOUR
Learn about Costa Rican cuisine on this hands-on tour in Quepos. First, visit a farmers’ market to browse and select ingredients for lunch. With the help of local cooks, you’ll learn how to make corn tortillas from scratch, “ceviches” with plantain or banana, picadillos, and more. Along the way, find out about the origin of the organic ingredients, how they are prepared, and how you can recreate the dishes at home.
Please give us the pickup time for your transfer. As well give us the number of people for the transfer. *Special note: The price is set for 5 people (every additional person after five is $10 per person). Enjoy a pleasant and safe drive with a professional transfer service. This is a three hours drive and our driver can stop at any place a long the route for you to enjoy some of the strategic areas, such like the Tarcoles River where you can easily observe the amazing large crocodiles from the bridge and take pictures of them, you can also stop at typical restaurants or souvenir stores (no additional charges). Our vans have wifi and our driver will take a cooler with cold bottle waters. Even if you wan to arrange a tour during you activity. Then we would be happy to accomodate it for you.
Feel the rush of the rapids on the Naranjo River on this full-day, guided, white-water rafting tour with stop in historic Quepos included. Ride the challenging waves through the jungle, past mountains, near plantations and in view of farmlands tackling the waters as team. Take a break at the halfway point to refuel, relax and enjoy the view before finishing the course and floating into shore on calm waters.
When you visit the Waterfall, you are not only getting the chance to enjoy this marvelous natural wonder, you will be helping to support the Development Association of the community; 100% of the entrance fee goes for social projects and benefit schools, nutritional centers, the orphanage, our roads and more.
This tour will simply amaze you, it starts with a short boat ride from the Arenal Lake Dam to the entrance of “La Península”, this path will take us through the forest in the most recent national park trails area, we will hike with amazing views of the Arenal Lake and enjoy fantastic lookouts, this trail is special for birdwatching and nature photography.Then we’ll go to areas that were once destroyed by volcanic activity and are now in the process of regeneration, a hike through the “Coladas Trail” will take us all the way to experience what no long ago were lava flows. Nature, geology and volcano history all in the hands of our professional guides.Arenal Volcano before the active period started on 1968 was covered by a lavish canopy of vegetation, the people who climbed Arenal’ s summit told that inside the crater there were big trees and they slept in places where there was some heat due to small steam outlets.
The pickup time for this tour is according to the high tide. We'll give you the pickup time as soon as we receive your booking.The mangrove forest is one of the most vital and astounding ecosystems in the world. Damas Island, located just 10 minutes from Manuel Antonio is currently one of the most important remaining mangroves in Costa Rica. Covering thousands of acres of protected forest, this amazing biodiversity is home to a large number of birds, reptiles, mammals and insects.Our experienced guides will lead you in this kayak tour for a memorable experience that will help you understand and explain the exotic secrets and treasures of our Costa Rican tropical rain forest. And after your adventure, yet depending upon the time your trip began, enjoy a delicious and well-deserved Tico-style meal (a hot breakfast, lunch or dinner) at one of our local Manuel Antonio restaurants.
Feel the rush of paddling down a rushing rapid on this full-day, guided, white-water rafting tour along the Savegre River in Manuel Antonio. After instructions and a safety briefing, paddle off with your guide down class III and IV rapids stopping along the way for breaks, swims, and to take in the plants and wildlife. End with a Costa Rican meal.