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Many boat operators offer cruises and snorkeling trips. The Lazy Lizard catamaran offers a four-hour sunset-snorkeling cruise with equipment, snacks and unlimited booze...
At the entrance to Playa Flamingo, Groupo Brandisi has a range of rentals and tours. A two-tank dive is US$75, and snorkeling gear, bikes and body boards are available for rent. Fishing charters are also available.
This one-stop adventure outfitter in La Plaza mall can get you into all sorts of action. Think: horseback, ATV, surf, kayak, fishing and much more.
Next door to Lola's is Pura Vida Ride. They rent kayaks, mountain bikes, snorkel sets and offer Stand Up Paddle Lessons (one/two people US$60/100) and rentals (per hour US$20)...
If you feel like diving, Ocotal offers dive packages, such as an eight-day, seven-night deal including accommodations, breakfast and six days of boat and beach diving (US$1167 per person, based on double occupancy)...
This recommended tour operator offers Jet Ski rentals, surfing and fishing trips, and ‘party cruises’ like the all-you-can-drink, sunset booze cruise aboard an 11m-long yacht (US$65 per person).
On the main street, this Dutch-owned dive shop is the area's largest.
This outfitter runs two-tank local dives and trips further afield, which include equipment rental and snacks. It also rents bicycles for US$10 per day.
Papagayo Marine Supply has bounteous information and supplies for anglers.
Offers high-quality sportfishing trips on either a 27' panga or a larger 42' boat. They cruise north of Coco and routinely hook mahi, mackerel, marlin, rooster fish and tuna.
This friendly Swiss-run dive shop has professional, bilingual staff.
An 18-hole course located 10km southeast of Playa del Coco.
On the road into town, the friendly Ian and Corynne Bean rent and sell surfboards (US$10 to US$20 per day), give lessons (US$45 for one person, US$60 for two people), and offer massage therapy in their day spa around...
Based out of Mi Casa Hostel, this well-run surf school offers board rentals and 90-minute lessons.
They rent long and short boards.
Gerry and his cohorts rent short or long boards, and show you how to ride 'em.
The official Tamarindo branch of the nearby national park, they book turtle-spotting night tours and offer daytime estuary tours. This is also where you'll grab a boat across the river to Playa Grande.
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