Welcome to Dominical


Those days aren't entirely gone, but in 2015 a bunch of paver stones laid along the beach became the town's first real road. And as an increasing population of expats and gringos began to hunker down, some more sophisticated (though decidedly ecofriendly) businesses began to sprout. Now, the sheer volume of cars, bicycles and pedestrians on the main street, particularly around the time of neighboring Uvita's hippie festival Envision and in the high season, is staggering. Rainier months remain as languidly 'old Costa Rica' as ever.


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$225 Transfers & Ground Transport

Transfer from San Jose Airport to Uvita or Dominical

Enjoy a transfer from San Jose or the airport to Uvita or Dominical beach. If you driver picks you up from the airport, he will be waiting for you at the arrivals hall with a name sign to welcome you. Don't worry if your flight is delayed as your driver will still be waiting for you, the supplier just needs your flight information to check at what time you will be arriving at San Jose airport in Costa Rica.       If you already are at your hotel, your driver will pick you up there. Just pick the time you prefer and your driver will be there to take you to Flamingo Beach.       All cars are very comfortable with air conditioning and an English-speaking driver. If you need to stop for anything along the way just let your driver know and they will do it with pleasure.

$110 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Wondrous Waterfall Adventure from Manuel Antonio (Full Day)

Your guide and driver from Tico Loco Adventures will pickup at your hotel/private house in Manuel Antonio at  8 a.m. We will then drive to our main office in Quepos to finalize any paperwork or payments and picking up other guests before heading out to for our first waterfall. It will be a 45 minute drive south to meet our first waterfall. Depending on tide that day, we will schedule the other 2 waterfalls, lunch in Dominical and visiting the beach caves as we go.  Along the way you will learn about the area through commentary from your guides. After a full day of chasing waterfalls you will return to your accommodations where you started your day.Please note: A minimum of two people per booking is required.

$130 Outdoor Activities

Wondrous Waterfall Adventure from Jaco (Full Day)

Your guide and driver from Tico Loco Adventures will pickup at your hotel/private house in Jaco at  7 a.m. We will then drive to our main office in Quepos to finalize any paperwork or payments and picking up other guests before heading out to for our first waterfall. It will be a 30 minute drive south to meet our first waterfall. Depending on tide that day, we will schedule the other 2 waterfalls, lunch in Dominical and visiting the beach caves as we go.  Along the way you will learn about the area through commentary from your guides. After a full day of chasing waterfalls you will return to your accommodations where you started your day. Please note: A minimum of two people per booking is required.

$154 Outdoor Activities

Jaco Small-Group Rainforest Waterfalls Adventure with Lunch

Your adventure begins in Jaco aboard a private 4x4 vehicle between 6 am and 7 am (confirm exact time after booking). Your guide will bring you south along the coast to the first waterfall in Dominical. Take a dip and enjoy this waterfall, complete with the rope-swing. Then, drive another 15 minutes south to Uvita for the second set of falls. Here, you can jump off the falls and into the swimming hole, if you choose, or slide down a natural water slide. Then, after a delicious Costa Rican lunch you will go deep in the mountains and begin a 20-minute hike to the most beautiful waterfall in Costa Rica. If you really want to get your adrenaline pumping, your guide can help you safely climb up the face of the waterfall to cliff jump or dive from either a 25 or 33-foot cliff into the deep water. For serious adrenaline junkies, there is also the opportunity to jump from 75 feet. None of the jumps are required, so if you are traveling with an adventurous spirit but just want to watch or swim that is fine too. After all your desires for swimming, jumping, flipping and diving are quenched, we will drive back to Jaco and you will get dropped off at your hotel. Be sure to bring close-toed shoes or strap-on sandals (no flip-flops), a bathing suite, water and bug spray. All entrance fees are included.

$150 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Tandem Paragliding Above The Costa Rican Jungle

A tandem paragliding tour in Dominical will be one of the most unique and freeing experiences of your life as you fly through the clouds and over the jungle. The tour looks something like this day to day. Please note, as paragliding relies on the correct weather conditions to be able to fly safely, sometimes we may have to wait a short amount of time before we can start the flying part of the tour The tours begins with a pick-up at the meeting point in Dominical Town, outside Mama Toucan's Market.The tour group (max. 4 persons) rides up to the take-off at Cerro Escalares in our vehicle.The group will fly in pairs with our two licensed pilots and tandem instructors, so you and your friend can both be in the air at the same time. (Only one person and one pilot fly together on a single paraglider)Turn through the air, over the jungle and admire the views of the pacific ocean from the sky as you fly like a bird.Once everyone has flown, the tour group will return to the meeting point from the landing zone.

$1274.25 Active

Trek Hidden Costa Rica

Think you know Costa Rica? Trade in the same old settings for the real deal. Trek into the heart of the jungle to live with three families in a remote village. Discover the emerald core of a diverse land while bunking down behind a massive waterfall in a hidden cave. Learn about the medicinal plants native to these parts and how to make sugar cane candy. This is a spectacular country with opportunities for waterfall rappelling, surfing, and whitewater rafting. This is what adventure is all about.