Playa del Coco, Costa Rica tours and activities listing, a guide of excursions available while traveling in Playa del Coco.
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Playa Ocotal’s black sand beach and pristine waters attract plenty of locals, although this beach does not get nearly as crowded as its neighbor, Playa Coco. This beach is usually fairly calm, so the wildlife here gets to live a fairly peaceful existence. Because of this, Playa Ocotal has the ideal atmosphere for snorkeling.
This tour of the Papagayo Gulf will take you along the coast of Costa Rica’s Guanacaste region. Guanacaste is a tropical region with abundant fish near its coast.
Playas del Coco (or Coconut Beach) is on the coast of the Guanacaste region, near a small beach town that has plenty of accommodations for visitors. This is a popular fishing beach for visitors and Costa Rican fishermen alike.
This tour is for intermediate surfers. Your surfing guide will take you on a boat ride to surf in the Guanacaste Conservation Area. A professional surfing instructor will join you in the water and help you to get the most out of your surfing experience. Besides great surfing, this area has beautiful beaches and waters that are frequented by dolphins and whales.
This is a half-day surfing tour in Costa Rica’s Gulf of Papagayo. Ollie’s Point has world-class surfing and consistently excellent waves. For this tour you will take a ride out to the point in a comfortable motorboat that has plenty of room for passengers and surfing gear.
Surfing at Witch’s Rock is for fairly advanced surfers who are ready to experience some of the best waves in Costa Rica. The hollow waves crashing on either side of this rocky formation have a reputation for being consistent and powerful. They break over a sandy bottom.
Visit the pristine beach at Playa Ocotal for an easygoing scuba diving experience. Standing on the black-sand beach, you’ll see the Catalina Islands in the distance. This dive takes place just off the coast, so it won’t take long to boat to your dive site. These dives call for 1 to 3 tanks, and each immersion usually takes about 45 minutes.
The Marlin del Rey Catamaran Tour is a great activity for family and friends to enjoy ocean breezes and coastline scenery while sipping delicious tropical drinks. Feel the wind in your hair and bask in the sun while sailing breezily past bays and sandy beaches. Rated 6.4/10 by visitors
The Guanacaste region has some of Costa Rica’s most famous beaches. This tour highlights some of the activities you might want to try while you’re near the shore. You’ll get to snorkel, see coastal wildlife, surf, and swim.
Nicaragua, Costa Rica’s northern neighbor, is extremely close to Guanacaste. A beautiful country with a rich culture and full history, Nicaragua offers travelers a unique contrast to Costa Rica. Rated 6.8/10 by visitors
This tour begins with a one-hour drive through the Guanacaste mountain range. During this portion, you’ll be privileged with excellent views of the dormant Miravalles Volcano. Although the volcano hasn’t experienced significant eruptions in some time, it continues to expel gas and geysers near its base— emanations which are used by the government to produce geothermal energy. Rated 7.5/10 by visitors
The Borinquen Adventure is an exciting combination of horseback riding, zip lining and soaking in hot springs. Rated 6.5/10 by visitors
The calm Corobici River is located in Guanacaste, near Liberia. This is an excellent river for families looking to float down a gorgeous and gentle jungle river, surrounded by nature and wildlife. Rated 7.1/10 by visitors
This expedition at the Buena Vista Lodge allows tour members to enjoy canopy tours and horseback rides, hanging bridges and hot springs all in one day. Oh right and then there is that 400-meter waterslide through the forest. Rated 7.0/10 by visitors
Arenal is one of Costa Rica’s greatest natural wonders. It hosts both the country’s most active (and picture-perfect) volcano and its largest lake. The mountains here are covered with vibrant rainforests and the animal/plant diversity is plentiful. For this reason, any trip to Costa Rica is – in many ways – incomplete without a visit to Arenal. Rated 7.0/10 by visitors
This adventure combo at Rincon de La Vieja is an action packed full day expedition that features a guided visit to Hacienda Guachipelin Lodge, next to Rincon De La Vieja National Park. There are 4 main activities during this day of adventure canopy (zip line) tour and rapelling through the Rio Blanco Canyon and horseback riding expedition to nearby waterfalls, relax at a rustic spa featuring volcano heated thermal waters, steam and mud bath. Rated 6.8/10 by visitors
The Santa Rosa National Park is the sight of Costa Rica’s most important monument, the Hacienda Santa Rosa. Known locally as La Casona (meaning “large house” in Spanish), this monument marks the fall of filibuster William Walker and his professional mercenaries to a local peasant army in 1856. Today, La Casona is a museum dedicated to the memory of this battle. This tour will allow you to stop by and explore this historical sight. Rated 3.9/10 by visitors
Paddle down the exciting rapids of the Tenorio River and enjoy the area's lush scenery while on this adventurous rafting tour. Rated 7.1/10 by visitors
Indulge your adventurous side with a visit to the underground caves at Barra Honda National Park. Rated 7.5/10 by visitors
Enjoy an exciting day of hiking through the bountiful Rincon de La Vieja National Park with an experienced naturalist guide on this tour. Rated 6.8/10 by visitors
Have your camera handy as you search the riverbanks for monkeys, crocodiles, and a myriad of birds on this nature cruise through the Palo Verde National Park. Rated 6.8/10 by visitors
As local legend has it, God washed his paintbrush in the Río Celeste after he painted the sky. Upon seeing the blue-tinted waters of this river, this legend will make a great deal of sense. Rated 6.0/10 by visitors
Come explore the beautiful Tortuga Island on this full-day tour. You'll enjoy lovely landscapes, tasty meals, and fun activities like swimming, snorkeling, and volleyball.