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$60 Outdoor Activities

ATV Tour from Guanacaste

Ground transportation is provided from most Playa Hermosa, Playas del Coco, Playa Panama, Playa Ocotal and Playa Flamingo-Conchal area hotels. You will be picked up around 9 AM for the morning tour and taken to the base camp where you will be given a safety briefing and learn to use the ATV.  Licenses will be checked and after some instruction and a little practice time, you will don helmets and go on a two-hour tour.   Remember you must be at least 16 years of age and show a valid driver's license to go as a single rider or to be the driver if you are riding with someone else.  Riders can be 8-15 years of age, but they cannot drive. After the ATV tour, the vans will be waiting to take you back to your hotel. Your van will return to your hotel around 1 PM from the tour.

$125 Outdoor Activities

The Canyon Adventure Combo Tour

Surrounded by beautiful gardens and the majestic creation of the canyon we find the best place where you will enjoy a full day of exciting adventure activities like white water rafting or tubing, canopy, rappelling, climbing a natural rock wall through the impressive Canyon of the Colorado River. The Canopy Tour is an adventure that will simultaneously generate an unforgetbable emotions, you will live a unique experience with a Canopy Tour mixed with walking trails, observation platforms and hanging bridges that will make the trip worth it, there are 9 lines and 14 platforms crossing 8 times the Colorado Canyon with a total length of 1.106 meters. During the zip line you will have the chance to rappelling 20 meters high with nylon rope, after that, climb the rock wall guided by an expert guide. Approximately, 2 hours later you will enjoy another activity with your friends or your family by white water tubbing through 5 miles of class II and III rapids at the Colorado River for 1.5 hours. Finally, you will go horseback riding before ending your day. This is the one activity that you dont have to miss if you visit Guanacaste.

$150 Day Trips & Excursions

Borinquen Horseback Riding and Zipline Canopy Tour with Lunch

The Borinquen Combo Canopy Tour is the most exciting and breath-taking experiences around Costa Rica. We´ll start the day with a horseback riding up the mountain of the Rincon de la Vieja volcano and through the plains with beautiful views of Guanacaste’s pacific coast during 30 minutes till get our first station of the Zip line. This Canopy tour consists in 13 platforms and 10 cables and you will fly over the tree tops, zipping across the canyon and in front of the breathtaking Borinquen Waterfall. After this extreme canopy tour, we will stop at the restaurant where you will enjoy your lunch surrounding by the nature and fauna. After lunch, you´ll spend the rest of the day soaking in the thermal pools, taking invigorating mud baths and relaxing by the natural hot water pools.

$95 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Guanacaste Snorkel and Sunset Cruise

Ground transportation is provided from most hotels in Playa Hermosa, Playas del Coco, Playa Ocotal, Playa Conchal, Playa Flamingo and Playa Tamarindo areas. You will be picked up approximately 30-45 minutes prior to the 1:30 pm departure time. Board small dinghy that will take to you the larger catamaran vessel.  Set sail on and glide along the pacific coast watching for whales, dolphins, turtles, leaping rays and flying fish. A line is cast off the stern for you to try your hand at fishing as you cruise along. Stop at a secluded bay and begin your snorkel adventure as the crew prepares a light meal and delicious snacks. Later, the crew will pull anchor and raise the sails so you can motor slowly across the bay. The crew will anchor once again, so you can watch the spectacular pacific sunset as the sky explodes into a multitude of colors. Tour ends as the sun sinks below the horizon. Open bar is included for duration of tour.

$150 Day Trips & Excursions

Canopy, Water Slide, Hot Spring Mud Bath and Horseback Riding Full Day Tour from Playa Hermosa - Coco Beach

This tour is perfect for travelers on a time-crunch, as it includes several of Costa Rica's most popular activities into one exciting, fun-filled day. Begin your day with a thrilling 12-platform canopy tour and then take things down a notch with a walk across hanging bridges. Situated high above the forest canopy, these bridges present a wonderful opportunity to spot tropical birds and other wildlife. Next up is a fast-flying, 1300-foot water slide through the forest, inviting big smiles as you zip, twist and turn down the contours of the slippery chute. After a sufficient amount of adrenaline-filled activity, enjoy a leisurely horseback ride or behind a tractor-pulled cart to a rustic spa. Here, all your stress will melt away as you soak in the thermal hot springs or relax in the steam and mud baths. Don't forget to bring camera, binoculars, long pants, swimming suit, change of clothes and hiking shoes.

$150 Outdoor Activities

Miravalles Volcano and Waterfalls from Playa Hermosa

During this day trip you will be able to see the smoke, hot stones and crystallized sulfur among other scenic beauties of the Miravalles Volcano. An untamed mountain covered in rainforest will let us safely visit the only walk-able crater in Costa Rica. The first stop on the drive to the volcano, will be to visit one of the country's most beautiful waterfalls Llanos del Cortez see picture profile  (Additional charge $7 cash adult- $4 cash children) and if you would like to, you can bring your swimsuits and swim under the majestic water curtain. Next stop will be the crater at Miravalles, where you will see lots of geothermal activity and sense the mighty power from below us. You will have a volcanic mud bath and relax in the hot springs before lunch and then you will experience the tropical rainforest on a moderate hike along some breathtaking hanging-bridges and three more waterfalls ( Included on the package). This is a day full of waterfalls and volcano experience. Bubbling mud pools: The bubbling mud pools are holes that contain clay mud. These mud pools, which also have sulfured thermal waters, all have different temperatures:176º, 212º and 392º F (80º, 100º and 200ºC). This mud is odorless and can be found in three different colors: gray, brown and yellow. The coloration indicates how deep the pool is: The brown mud indicates a depth of two meters, the gray mud a depth of one meter and the yellow mud indicates the mud is from the surface and is full of sulfur. You can select the clay in which you want to bath and then obtain it from the bubbling mud pool. Whilst waiting 15 or 20 minutes for the clay to cool you down, you can enjoy one of the greatest marvels in the world. After bathing in this volcanic mud your skin will be left feeling fresh and smooth. What to bring? Don't forget your swimming suit, hiking shoes, sandals, change of clothing, binoculars, camera, sun block, money and a hat.

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