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$120 Outdoor Activities

Guachipelin Adventure Zipline Horseback River Tubing Combo

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productWe will pick you up from your hotel, condo, or house in the Guanacaste Province (please see pick up details) and drive you 2 hours to Hacienda Guachipelin on Rincon de la Vieja Volcano. You may also meet us at the park at 8:30 am if you wish.Duration: 2 hoursLocation: Native's Way Costa Rica, Tamarindo, Province of GuanacasteZipliningFirst you will get strapped in your harness and start the ziplining course through the canopy and canyons! The course takes you into a steep canyon over a turbulent river, where you will zipline, rappel and rock climb, cross hanging bridges and ride Tarzan swings. You will go down 8 zip line cables, 18 platforms, a climbing wall, a hanging bridge, “via ferrata” (cable) rappel, and a tarzan swing!Horseback RidingAfter ziplining, you will return to the tour base to prepare for a 45-minute horseback ride through the forest viewing the local flora and fauna of Rincon de la Vieja VolcanoRiver TubingYou will arrive on horseback to the changing rooms to get ready for your river tubing adventure. There will be a short briefing about safety on the river. Then it’s just a short walk to the foot of the Victoria Waterfall where the tubing adventure begins. You will have the time of your life bouncing down Rio Negro’s crystal clear and fun rapids in your individual rafting “tube” for over 5 kilometers. The guides will be riding down with you to ensure your safety.Buffet LunchYou will then be driven back to have a plentiful full buffet lunch. There are plenty of options for dietary restrictions such as vegetarians, gluten free, and vegan. Includes a salad bar, many choices of entrees and sides, dessert bar, fresh juice, coffee and tee.Duration: 7 hoursLocation: Rincón de la Vieja National ParkAfter lunch you will driven to the Hot Springs. Surrounded by tropical dry forest, the Río Negro (Black River) Hot Springs feature ten pools with thermal waters heated naturally by the Rincón de la Vieja Volcano.The soothing mineral waters are crystal clear and all natural, and the river flows through the pools constantly refilling them with water. Relax and enjoy luxuriating in our healing waters. You can also try our volcanic mud “bath”, where you smooth volcanic clay mud all over yourself like a spa “masque,” then after it dries, wash it off with a cool river water shower. The hot springs water will feel great afterwards!Duration: 1 hourLocation: Rio Negro Hot Springs, Rincon de La Vieja, Province of Guanacaste

$85 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Antares Sailing Sunset Cruise with 6-Course Dinner, Open Bar

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Tamarindo Beach, Tamarindo, Province of GuanacasteMeeting outside of El Chiringuito Restaurant at 12:45pm, Tamarindo's Antares Schooner Sailing Ship sets sail from Tamarindo beach Costa Rica, weather permitting. You will be transferred to the boat on a dingy from the restaurant. When boarding the boat you can settle in a comfortable large bean bag chair that aligns with the sides of the boat. As the boat begins to set sail, you will enjoy 6 gourmet courses prepared fresh from the on board Chef. Open Bar is available throughout the cruise (beer, wine, cocktails). Head for Playa Huevo, and upon arrival, you can go snorkeling, swimming, go to the beach, or just relax on the boat. The food courses are as much organic produce as possible and also add a variety of known as superfoods. Accommodating vegetarians or people with food intolerences is not a problem and will need to be advised at the time of booking. The Chef typically prepares a tofu salad, veggie ceviche, a salmon plate and a curry soup with veggies, coconut milk, ginger and secret spices.While the boat anchors for an hour, you will have the option to snorkel, swim or paddleboard.  All equipment is included.  Then you will set sail for Playa Tamarindo, enjoying the amazing sunset and arrive back on the beach just before dark, around 6:00pmDuration: 5 hours

$175 Day Trips & Excursions

Costa Rica to Nicaragua Full-Day Tour with Masaya Crater

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Native's Way Costa Rica, Tamarindo, Province of GuanacasteYou will picked up from your hotel promptly and taken to the border where your guide will help you in every step of the crossing, which takes about 30 minutes. The guide will make the process easy for you and will take care of all of the passport paperwork and visas. From here we will travel to eat a hearty breakfast to start off the day.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Mirador de Catarina, Catarina, Masaya DepartmentHere you will enjoy an incredible view over the dormant volcano crater, Granada, and Lake Nicaragua. You will be allowed to walk around freely for a while before getting back in the bus and heading to the next stop.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Masaya Crafts Market, Masaya, Masaya DepartmentDo some shopping for inexpensive souvenirs and experience the Nicaraguan life style before sitting down for a typical Nicaraguan lunch.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Masaya Volcano National Park, Masaya, Masaya DepartmentAn active volcano where you will have the opportunity to stand right next to its crater and hear it rumbling and spewing of gases. An incredible, rare sight.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Catedral de Granada, Granada, Granada DepartmentAn old Colonial town near Lake Nicaragua. Stop at La Merced Church, considered one of the most beautiful buildings of Granada. It is flanked by a large tower that houses the church bells. You will ascend the stairs and reach the roof of the church. From here, you’ll have a panoramic city view of Granada, Mombacho Volcano, and Nicaragua Lake with the islets. This is the perfect place to take pictures of the beautiful city and the surroundings.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Las Isletas, Lake NicaraguaYour last stop is a one hour boat ride in Lake Nicaragua viewing the Nicarguan Islets around sunset. Your guide will stop by Monkey Island consisting only of monkeys that will come out and take food from your guide on the boat! You will then head back to Costa Rica, stopping on the way to pick up some snacks for the ride home.Duration: 1 hour

$120 Outdoor Activities

Rincon de la Vieja Volcano Park Hiking Tour with Lunch

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Native's Way Costa Rica, Tamarindo, Province of GuanacasteWe will pick you up from your hotel, condo, or house and stop for coffee and/or breakfast on the way, you will be driven (1-2 hours depending on pick up location) up to Rincon de la Vieja Volcano. Here you will prepare for your hike in the National Park in the Pailas Sector. You may also meet us at the park entrance at 8:30 am if you wish.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Rincon de La Vieja National Park, Province of GuanacasteNational Park HikeYour guide, native to Rincon de la Vieja Volcano, will help to spot wildlife such as Toucans, Capuchin monkeys, Howler Monkeys, Turkeys, Coatis, and much more. You will stop to view the volcanic activity including bubbling mud pots, fumaroles, and a mini crater..Oropendola WaterfallAfter the hike, take a short walk off the beaten path to Oropendola Waterfall just outside of the park, where you can jump in and swim in the blue lagoon.Buffet LunchYou will then be driven back to have a plentiful full buffet lunch. There are plenty of options for dietary restrictions such as vegetarians, gluten free, and vegan. Includes a salad bar, many choices of entrees and sides, dessert bar, fresh juice, coffee and tee.Duration: 5 hoursStop At: Rio Negro Hot Springs, Rincon de La Vieja, Province of GuanacasteHot Springs & Volcanic Mud BathAfter lunch you will driven to the Hot Springs. Surrounded by tropical dry forest, the Río Negro (Black River) Hot Springs feature ten pools with thermal waters heated naturally by the Rincón de la Vieja Volcano.The soothing mineral waters are crystal clear and all natural, and the river flows through the pools constantly refilling them with water. Relax and enjoy luxuriating in our healing waters. You can also try our volcanic mud “bath”, where you smooth volcanic clay mud all over yourself like a spa “masque,” then after it dries, wash it off with a cool river water shower. The hot springs water will feel great afterwards!Duration: 1 hour

$72 Kid Friendly

ATV/UTV Side by Side Mountain & Beach tour From Tamarindo

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Pininos Adventures, Playa Flamingo, Province of GuanacasteYour tour begins as you meet your guide at a central location in Tamarindo or Brasilito Beach (you may be picked up from a centrally located hotel). You will then head on an exciting ATV or UTV Side by side tour to discover the beauty of the beaches and mountains. The tour will take you through a road trail not accessible with a regular 4WD vehicle. You'll see some thorn branches and rocks at sides. The circuit includes passing through a river several times. The river has an average of depth of 1.5 feet and a maximum of 3 feet. This is an adventure tour that includes a percentage of risk that might increase according to your performance. It will bring you thrills as you cross the circuit. long the way you’ll see some of the area’s rare trees, including Guanacaste, pochote and teak trees. You’ll recognize Guanacaste trees by their enormous crowns – the branches are often so wide they hide the tree trunk. Pochote and teak trees have become endangered because of the enormous popularity of their lumber. These trees provide a habitat for monkeys and birds. If you look closely, you might also spot a coati or an armadillo along the path.Your tour will end with Pirates’ Bay Beach (which is called “Playa Bahía de los Pirates” in Spanish). Here the water is calm and inviting. Go for a swim, or lounge on the beach and admire the scenery. After the beach the tour stops at a private farm before heading back to Tamarindo.This tour’s professional guide will give you all the safety information you need to operate the ATV or UTV Side by side. The tour guides know the ins and outs of this area, and can provide interesting facts about the local plants and animals. Your guide will also provide refreshments to ensure you can maintain a good level of energy.You will drive through the mud and/or rivers and see incredible scenery including mountains and beaches. You will reach a lookout point in the mountains of Conchal beach and take in the views. After a wonderful outdoor adventure, you will be taken back to the central meeting point or hotel. Please make sure you book the correct ATV or UTV side by side tour, Below you can see our other Atv combos (TOUR OPTION NAMES) with different prices:  TG2- TAMARINDO ATV & ZIP LINE 4hr  TG1-TAMARINDO ATV MOUNTAIN & BEACH 2hr  TG3- TAMARINDO ATV & SNORKEL 3hrTG4 - JW Marriott Guanacaste ATV Tour 2 hrTG5 - Jw Marriott Gte Atv & canopy 4hrTG6- TAMARINDO/JW Marriott Guanacaste UTV off Road Side By side Mountain/jungle & Beach Tour 2 hrDuration: 2 hours

$115 Day Trips & Excursions

Rio Celeste and Llanos de Cortes Waterfall Tour from Tamarindo

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Native's Way Costa Rica, Tamarindo, Province of GuanacasteHotel Pick upAfter pick up from your hotel, house or condo (see pick up areas), you will stop for coffee and/or breakfast, you will be driven 3 hours to Tenorio Volcano National Park.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Rio Celeste, Tenorio Volcano National Park, Province of GuanacasteTenorio Volcano National Park HikeUpon arriving at the entrance, you will start out on a 2 hour moderately difficult hike in the park.   Along the trail you will walk through the rainforest and along the Celeste River, where you can observe one of nature's most intriguing phenomenons.  After this beautiful site, you will continue hiking to where two brooks merge together, turning clear water into a divine hue of turquoise that makes Rio Celeste. This chemical reaction, due to the volcanic minerals, makes for an astounding sight that can only be experienced at this unique location.  After hiking, you will head to another part of the river outside of the park where you will get to swim in the blue waters!!  This is where you will often see sloths and other wildlife. This hike is a fantastic opportunity for healthy exercise and unforgettable experiences in one of Costa Rica's most unique hidden gems.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Llanos de Cortez Waterfall, Area de Conservacion Guanacaste, Province of GuanacasteCosta Rican LunchAfter your swim, we will stop by a local restaurant for a plentiful Costa Rican style lunch!Llanos de Cortez WaterfallTo end the day, we will take you to Llanos de Cortez Waterfall in Bagaces, where you can relax and take a swim underneath the falls or walk around exploring the flora and fauna.Please bring: comfortable walking shoes, comfortable clothes, change of clothes, bathing suit, towel, bug repellent, sunscreen, and change of clothes.Duration: 1 hour

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