Things to Do in Costa Rica
Costa Rica is packed with all types of experiences, from the thrill seeking to nature lovers, there’s something for everyone. Dotted with cloudforests, impressive volcanoes and rugged beaches, Costa Rica’s natural environment provides a perfect setting for wildlife experiences and adrenaline-fuelled activities alike.
A compact country, Costa Rica packs a punch as one of the most biodiverse on earth. Discover impressive flora and fauna, dart frogs poking out from behind their leady home, or sleepy sloths relaxing in the canopy. Experience the sea turtle hatching, an incredible experience for children and adults alike where you can watch them migrate to their ocean home. White water rafting, zip lining and surfing are available to thrill seekers.
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Arenal Sky Tram & Sky Trek
Arenal, Costa Rica
Soar through the rainforest canopy on this thrilling zip wiring adventure in the Arenal reserve. Experience the sights and sounds of the rainforest from a bird’s-eye view, admiring the wildlife and spectacular scenery from above. Minimum age 8 years old.
ATV Surf Trip to the North
Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Best for: Sailing & surfing, Adventure
Enjoy and exciting ATV excursion beginning in Tamarindo. From here, travel north along the coast until reaching beautiful Playa Grande. Take a refreshing dip in the ocean upon arrival before tackling some serious waves on your surfboard!
Cabo Blanco Nature Reserve
Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
Best for: Couples, Wildlife
Explore the Cabo Blanco Nature Reserve, Costa Rica's first protected area, accompanied by an experienced naturalist guide. Head into vibrant tropical jungle and experience the natural wonders which surround you in this area of true natural beauty.
Catamaran Sail with Snorkelling
Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Silently glide in a catamaran along Costa Rica's Pacific Coast past exotic bays, golden beaches and tropical jungles, spotting dolphins, sea turtles and whales before dropping anchor in a quiet bay to go snorkelling or kayaking in the pristine warm waters.
Coffee Tour at Finca Rosa Blanca
San Jose and Central Valley, Costa Rica
Wake up and smell the coffee on a morning tour of Finca Rosa Blanca's coffee farm; the guides are knowledgeable and passionate to teach you all about the process from picking to the packet, whilst taking in beautiful mountain scenery.