There’s something special about Nosara that draws people to this remote area on the Nicoya Peninsula with its 4 stunning Pacific beaches, named one of the world's best surf areas by National Geographic magazine. It may be the peaceful way of life inspired by yoga schools and alternative health practices reflecting the natural environment. Each beach provides a unique experience whether its surfing, swimming or beach bumming. Nosara also hosts a protected sea turtle nesting area. A nearby village features pottery made by local artisans in the manner of their Mayan and Aztec ancestors, perfect for artists and those seeking an authentic souvenir to take home. Local tours can take you ocean and river kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, dolphin watching, or spelunking in amazing caves.
Climbing down into the depths of the earth on the Barra Honda Cave Spelunking tour is an amazing adventure. Spelunking, or cave exploration, is an enticing activity allowing you to explore ancient caves that were created hundreds of years ago by tectonic activity. There are in fact 42 caves here yet only 19 of them have been known to be traversed. Today there is only 1 cave safe enough for the ...
Suggested age range: 12+
Learning Family, Culture
On this Guatil tour you will get a taste of the traditional arts and culture of Costa Rica. This is a great tour for families, art lovers and those looking to pick up a uniquely Costa Rican souvenir.Guatil is a small community located in the northwestern province of Guanacaste and is in close proximity to many Guanacaste beach towns. This increasingly famous village is known for the bea ...
Suggested age range: 1+
The Palo Verde National Park is located just north of the Gulf of Nicoya in the northwestern part of Costa Rica. More than 279 species of birds migrate to this area during colder months elsewhere. Herons, Storks, Roseate Spoonbills, Grebes, Ibis and Egrets, to name a few, are seen here in abundance between December and May. There are also many tropical native birds living here year around, like ...
Suggested age range: 1 - 100
River Kayaking on the Rio Ora is a fun outdoor educational way to explore three different ecosystems featured in this area of Costa Rica. On this tour you will kayak through dense rainforest, thick mangroves and eventually reach the mouth of the river that flows into the Pacific Ocean. Along the way your bilingual guide will share interesting facts about these habitats and point out any availab ...
Suggested age range: 6+
Nature, Learning Family
This turtle nesting tour at Playa Camaronal (Camaronal Beach) is a fun and interesting evening activity for nature lovers of all kinds including kids! Every year, thousands of sea turtles come to the Playa Camaronal area to lay their eggs in the sand. These giant turtles are slow-moving but are efficient with their mission: they come to shore, dig a deep hole where they lay their eggs, bury the ...
Suggested age range: 1+
Adventure, Nature, Fishing, Beach, Learning Family
This is an exciting tour combining sea adventures in one day. You will have the opportunity to snorkel at a reef and enjoy watching dolphins play in their natural habitat. A boat will take you just off the western coast of the Nicoya Peninsula from a beach called Playa Samara.Your tour begins with transportation from your hotel to Samara Beach. You will meet your friendly guide who will ...
Suggested age range: 7+
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