Welcome to Matapalo


Matapalo is not the best beach for swimming as the transient rips here are about as notorious as they come, but it's perfect for sunbathing and watching the action.


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Matapalo activities

$244 Outdoor Activities

Sport fishing at El Coco in Guanacaste inshore half-day tour in the Pacific side

Inside the famed Gulf of Papagayo, Playas del Coco lies just off the most fertile marine area on the Northern Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, an important breeding ground and frequent stop off point for a majority of the Oceans species large and small. Costa Rican sport fishing is worldwide recognized as the home of big and abundant species. This spectacular fishing paradise will give you all the emotion, fun, adrenaline you are looking for while you staying in Costa Rica.This half day fishing tour is for those who want to enjoy the amazing Guanacaste coastline in a 4 hours fishing charter. We take you fishing in a boat 23 feet long where we would catch: mahi mahi, roosterfish, bonitos, red snapper, jacks, amberjack, grouper and much more. Take your family, friends or your couple to fishing and enjoy Costa Rica from another angle.Coco beaches are ones of the most beautiful and turistic places in Costa Rica. The zone is famous for it´s beautiful beaches such as Hermosa beach, Ocotal beach, Matapalo beach, Panamá beach, Arenillas beach, Guacamaya beach, Grande beach and Manzanillo beach among others. We can pick you up at any of this places.This is one of the perfect places to practice inshore fishing charters due to its fertile waters throughout the year. Tour includes equipment, fruits, snacks, and drinks.

$149 Outdoor Activities

Full day Hiking Manuel Antonio and watching wild life at nature from San Jose

Full day Hiking Manuel Antonio and watching wild life at nature this tour will start with your pick up at Hotel in San Jose, Alajuela or Heredia to drive for about 3 hours to get at Manuel Antonio National Park and having a delicious and Typical lunch around the zone. Then we will start a guided hiking tour for about 2 hours and 30 minutes to watch monkeys, reptiles, birds and much more animals at their natural environment.  Then we will spend some time at the beautiful Manuel Antonio beach, we will have a place to wash and clean before go to back yo your hotel.  The Manuel Antonio National Park is a natural conservation area located on the central Pacific coast of Costa Rica, in the canton of Quepos, province of Puntarenas. Manuel Antonio was selected by Forbes Magazine in 2011 among the list of the 12 most beautiful parks in the world.1 The park is located about 157 km south of the capital San Jose city of Costa Rica and 7 km south of the city of Quepos, between Damas and Matapalo. It was established on November 15, 1972 with an extension of 1,983 ha on the land part and 55,000 ha on the marine side, dedicated to conservation, research and ecotourism oriented towards environmental education.

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