Tours & Activities in Guanacaste

Man ziplining in Guanacaste

Costa Rica has an abundance of warm weather activities and vacation things to do. We have listed here some of the many activities and adventures, but my no means is this list complete.

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Water Activities

  • sailing (daytime or sunset cruises)
  • kayaking
  • surfing
  • jet skiing
  • body surfing
  • paddle boarding
  • sportfishing
  • scuba diving
  • snorkeling
  • wind surfing (Lake Arenal & La Cruz areas)
  • kitesurfing (Lake Arenal & La Cruz areas)
  • river rafting
  • white water rafting

Land Activities

  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • quadding (beaches or mountains)
  • sport utility side x sides
  • horseback riding
  • zipline canopy tours
  • wildlife sanctuaries
  • beach massages
  • spas & hot springs
  • museums
  • bird watching
  • Fiestas de Toros (bull riding)
  • golfing in the Papagayo Region

Day Trips

Listed here are some of the local tours and activities that would require only day trips from the Papagayo beach areas. You can drive yourself to many of these activities although some may require a four wheel drive vehicle. We can also give you some suggestions on tour companies that will pick you up and take you to any of these adventures.

  • Full or half day sailing, snorkeling, sunset cruises
  • Palo Verde National Park Tour (river cruise of the wildlife sanctuary)
  • Diamonte Adventure Park (zipline, wildlife sanctuary)
  • Horseback rding at Hacienda Los Inocentes or Haras del Mar Equestrian Center
  • Arenal Volcano Day Tour (hot springs & hike)
  • Rincon de la Vieja Tours (hiking, horseback riding, sulfur water ponds, hot springs/spas)
  • Santa Rosa National Park (extensive dry forest, fauna and history)
  • Rio Celeste at Tenorio National Park
  • Hacienda Guachepelin
  • Corobici River Float (tranquil river cruise)
  • Tamarindo Mangrove Boat Tour (see rare and abundant wildlife while learning about the unique eco-system of the mangrove forest)
  • Santa Cruz and Guayatil Tour (local indigenous pottery making)
  • Ridley Turtle Nesting Safari - Ostional Beach
  • Quad or Side x Side Tours
  • Canopy Tours (several locations in the area including Congo Trail Canopy Tour, Witch's Rock Canopy Tour, Hacienda Guachepelin, Rinconcito Lodge, Diamonte Adventure Park)
  • Giant Leatherback Turtle Nesting Safari at Baula National Park or Ostional
  • LLanos del Cortes Waterfall south of Liberia
  • Ponderosa Adventure Park - zoo of African animals just south of Liberia
  • Blue River Resort - spas and dinosaur park
  • Rio Perdido - river rafting, mountain biking, zip lines

Costa Rica is definitely such a diverse country, both in landscape and geography and in places to go and things to see.

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