Saddle up for a thrilling 2-hour horseback riding adventure from Playa Flamingo and soak up the scenery from the back of a beautiful horse! Look out for Howler monkeys, iguanas, magpie blue jay and parakeets as you amble along rainforest trails or let loose with a gallop along the beach. Best of all: there are a range of horses and trails suitable for all levels, from complete beginners to experienced riders.
Just outside the crowded beaches of Tamarindo, Las Baulas National Park offers an often-overlooked natural getaway. This tour takes you through the park’s vast network of mangrove forests on a relaxing boat trip. As you float down the river, your guide points out wildlife like howler monkeys, crocodiles, and tropical birds that you might not see on your own.
We will visit Finca Verde Lodge, and you will be taken on an inspiring and educational walk, showcasing natural wonders such as tropical plants and flowers, birds, sloths, frogs, snakes, insects and many more animals. We will llanos del Cortez Waterfalls. It’s the perfect tour for nature lovers.
CATours Give Back: Las Pumas Rescue Center
Head inland from Tamarindo to explore one of Costa Rica's natural treasures from the water on a small-group boat tour through Palo Verde National Park. Trade in the beach for the forests and mangroves of this protected wildlife reserve as you cruise down the Tempisque River, where wildlife such as crocodiles, monkeys, iguanas, and birds are often spotted in the surrounding wetlands. All transport and a fresh Costa Rican lunch are included.
We will hike at the Tenorio Volcano National Park of Costa Rica, to see the Celeste River. It is notable for its distinctive turquoise coloration. Then, we will visit Finca Verde Lodge, and you will be taken on an inspiring and educational walk, showcasing natural wonders such as tropical plants and flowers, birds, sloths, frogs, snakes, insects and many more animals.
PUMAS RESCUE CENTER
We save and raises ocelots, jaguars, cougars, margays, jaguarundis and tiger cats. Most of the cats in this facility have been rescued from injury or were oephanaed. The shelter today generally has around 80 to 100 individual animals under its care, many of which are endangered species. The shelter the visitor can photograph the normally-elusive jaguar and five other species of native Costa Rican felines: puma (also known as cougar and mountain lion, depending on where it is found), ocelot, oncilla and margay. Other species of mammals and birds finding are the gray fox, coatimundi, white-faced monkey, white-tailed deer, paca, the keel-billed toucan, orange-fronted parakeet, red-lored parrot, scarlet macaw.
“LLANOS DEL CORTES WATERFALL”
Adventure off the traditional path to the spectacular ¨ Llanos de Cortez Waterfall¨. This secluded waterfall spans 30ft high and 40 ft wide and cascades into a white sand pond. Enjoy swimming, hiking or just relaxing.