Welcome to Quepos

While many visitors to the Manuel Antonio area prefer to stay outside Quepos, accommodations in town are generally very good value, and there's a decent restaurant scene that belies the town's small size. Quepos is also gridded with easy-to-walk streets, which provide the opportunity to interact with the friendly locals.

Top experiences in Quepos

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Quepos activities

$55 Outdoor Activities

Manuel Antonio National Park Hiking Tour

The hike will start around 7:30am where you will be taken through well defined trails. A bilingual nature expert will guide you into what is considered the most beautiful national park in Costa Rica. Endemic squirrel monkeys, white tailed deer, howler and white faced Capuchin monkeys along with sloths and a large variety of flora can be easily spotted. You cannot miss the famous Costa Rican Garrobos. After this amazing and educational walk, you will enjoy a 30 minute leisure stop at the 3rd beach where a fresh and nutritive snack will be served. There will be time for rest or swimming.

$58 Outdoor Activities

Beachfront Horseback Riding Tour from Quepos

You will be picked up at your hotel in manuel antonio.Easy safe transfer to our location on rancho monterey.   Riding instructions will give you comfort and confidence to be  safe with the chosen horse.The beach is secluded, and the ranch offers wide open trails on cattle fields and forested zones.The prime Sunset Special is from November to April.Tours are open to all levels of experience and organized into small groups in order to provide you with the best possible riding experience and give you all the personal attention possible. According to your level, you will be able to trot, gallop and swim with horses, depending on water conditions and rider choice.Photos are taken on every tour. Morning ride will end with a delicious meal at  beach-front restaurant.Sunset rides will closed with drinks or cocktails.

$85 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Manuel Antonio Sailing, Snorkeling Tour with Lunch, Open Bar

The tour starts with pick up at your hotel in Quepos or Manuel Antonio. The crew will be ready at the Marina Pez Vela, waiting for your arrival, and will join you throughout the trip. Once on board, the crew will share information about the trip  itself, and the on-board safety practices. While sailing the vessel along the Manuel Antonio coast, the crew will make sure you’ll have a pleasant journey, providing you with info about marine life and answering all of your questions.Natural drinks, sodas, water, cocktails and light snacks will be offered during the tour. You’ll have the opportunity to see dolphins, stingrays, sea turtles and seasonal migrating whales. On the way back, you will continue sailing along the coast until Biesanz Beach, nestled between Quepos and Manuel Antonio. This is where you can snorkel and where you’ll have the chance to spot more than 35 different species of tropical fish. During this extra leisure time, about 30 minutes, you will have a hot, cooked-on-board gourmet meal. Finally, after this beautiful experience, it’s time to sail back to the Marina Pez Vela.

$69 Outdoor Activities

Horseback Riding Tour from Manuel Antonio

Londres is a rural town located to the north east from the main hotel area of Manuel Antonio. It is about a 40 minute drive to get there and our expert nature guide will teach you all about Quepos' history from the ancient Quepo tribe to the rise and fall of the United Fruit Company in the area. The ride will start at a typical Costa Rican farm with stables and farm animals. You'll start the ride after being briefed about safety protocols and time to practice of basics of horseback riding. During the tour, you will stop and have the chance to swim into a real jungle waterfall. Once back to the property, a delicious Costa Rican lunch will be served.

$89 Outdoor Activities

Zip Lining Adventure from Manuel Antonio

During your two-hour journey, you will be perched on one of 20 platforms high above the jungle floor with dramatic views of the valley. A series of zip line cables reaching up to 450 meters (1,475 ft) take guests throughout the unspoiled rainforest canopy on an exclusive tour. At the end of the tour, you will choose to finish on the last cable or to do the Rappel platform and Tarzan Swing. Discover the abundant wildlife along the way; including Titi monkeys, two and three toed sloths, poison dart frogs, iguanas and toucans. Tour includes: A/C transportation, bilingual guide (English/Spanish) and equipment. What to bring: Comfortable clothes, hiking shoes, suntan lotion, insect repellent and camera

$95 Water Sports

Savegre River Whitewater Rafting Trip

This adventure starts with an early drive south of Quepos on an air conditioned minibus. It takes 1 ½ hours through African oil plantations, teak reforestation projects and incredible landscapes to the river put-in. On the way there you will stop at Santo Domingo mountain village to set a lunch order. Soon after, you will arrive to Rio Blanco, where you will have a safety briefing before you start maneuvering rapids like “Hurricane Rita”, “Boca Diablo” and “Washing Machine”. You will stop for a short hike and nice swim at a waterfall on the river shore. A kilometer down river is lunch: a “casado” i.e. rice, beans, vegetables and your choice of fish, chicken or plain omelet, served next to the river on a very traditional way. Before the end you will hit “Santo Domingo” rapid and then the river tames down until you meet with the mini bus. We will load the gear and is a 50 minute drive back to Quepos before 3pm.