Guanacaste Area Tours

Arenal Full Day Tour

Includes transfers, snack, lunch and Volcano tour

Duration: Full day!! From 7:30 a.m - 7:30 p.m Aprox.

Wear: Tennis shoes, a T-shirt and shorts.

Bring: Camera, binoculars, swimsuit, long pants, sandals or wet shoes, sunscreen, insect repellent, raincoat and change clothes.

Included: Snack and lunch

Buena Vista Canopy & Natural Spa Tour

Buena Vista is located nearby Rincon de la Vieja National Park. In this tour you will enjoy the primary forest in a different way: trails built up in the top of the trees (about 105 feet high). A small hike takes you to the first platform, from there you start swinging to the other 12 platforms, which are connected by 9 cables from 150 to 400 feet long.

During the canopy, that lasts almost three hours, you will have the opportunity to observe the surrounding forest from a new perspective…. just like Tarzan!! Cool off on the 1500 ft. long water slide, and then horseback ride to the thermal waters, steam baths and natural spa, located at the slopes of Rincon de la Vieja Volcano.

You might be getting hot by now because of the canopy, so it is time to cool off on the 1200 ft. long water slide. After having lunch at the Lodge, we start the third part of the tour: Horseback riding to the thermal waters, steam bath and natural spa, located at the foot of Rincon de la Vieja Volcano. Here, you will enjoy the rejuvenating treatments with volcanic mud and mineral waters.

On your way there you will enjoy the wildlife of a transitional forest ( between dry and rain forest), where you might be able to spot monkeys, squirrels and a variety of butterflies and birds such as woodpeckers and toucans. All of these activities make the adventure more exciting and pump up your adrenaline. If you like ADVENTURE, try this one!!

Duration: Full day!! Starts: 7:30 a.m - 6 p.m Approx.

Wear: Tennis shoes, a T-shirt and shorts.

Bring: Camera, binoculars, swimsuit, long pants, sunscreen, insect repellent, and a change of clothes.

Included: Entrance fee and lunch

ATV Tour Top of the World tour

Is a morning tour 3.5 hours 8:00 pick up Tour time: 8:30am. Will transfer you from and to your hotel. Swim at beaches at end of the tour -Back at 12 noon. Our most popular ATV tour. On this tour the scenery is breath taking. We will take you to an elevation of 1240 feet up winding mountain paths where you can see for miles in your way back. Tour times: 8:30am, 3.5 hours. We will then take you to 5 different beaches where you can swim. Explore and discover the gorgeous Pacific Ocean on the Guanacaste coast of Costa Rica. You’ll have a chance to kayak or snorkel once out at sea and admire the beautiful surrounding nature and wildlife! Many people have spotted colorful fish, dolphins, and flying fish that live in the crystal clear waters of this pristine area. Includes transfers from Flamingo, a charge from Tamarindo or Playa Cocos.

Guachipelin Adventure

100% Day of adventure!!!! The Hacienda Guachipelin borders the area of the Rincon de la Vieja National Park, it has views to both the Rincon de la Vieja Volcano and the Pacific Ocean. This ranch offers many adventure activities to do just in one day, like: tubing, horseback riding, Canyon canopy, volcanic mud pool and thermal waters. Experience a real canopy tour that includes zip lines together with rappelling, rock climbing, tarzan swings, hanging bridges, all set in the majestic canyon. After lunch time, we will be ready for the tubing adventure. A tractor ride trough the dry forest gets you to the changing rooms, after a short safety breafing each one gets his own personal round raft, to get his adrenaline pumping as he rides for one hour and a half down the river. The last part of our trip is horseback riding for about 3km to the Volcanic mud pool and thermal water. Heat surfaces through a crack in the deep geological formations, and boiling mud pools are formed, which emanate a vapor with smell of sulfur. The volcanic mud and water have healing properties.

Duration: Full day!! From 7:30 a.m - 6 p.m Approx.

Wear: Tennis shoes, T-shirt, and shorts. Bring:

Camera, binoculars, swimsuit, long pants, sandals or wet shoes, sunscreen, insect repellent, raincoat, and change clothes.

Included: Fruits and drinks

Palo Verde National Park Tours ……With Guaitil Pottery Plus + $50 PP

Palo Verde is one of the most important and interesting National Parks in Costa Rica. It has at least 12 different habitats within the park including: mangroves, swamps, swamps forests, saltwater and freshwater lagoons and marshes.

In this tour you will get into the Tempisque River, the most important river of the Guanacaste. On this river you will enjoy a two and a half hours boat ride. From the boat, watch the fabulous array of wild birds and a myriad of creatures such as howler monkeys, green iguanas and coatis, anteaters and crocodiles.

The park provides shelter for a great variety of birds such as the American Woodstock, the Roseate Spoonbill, the Boat-billed Heron, the Tiger Heron and the Tropical Kingbird.

This is a great tour for those who love nature and bird watching!

Duration: Full Day!! From 7:30 a.m – 3 p.m (put may change because of the tide).

Wear: Tennis shoes, shorts, and T-shirt.

Bring Camera, binoculars, sunscreen, insect repellent, hat or cap.

Included: Soft drinks and fruits

Rincón de la Vieja National Park

This National Park was created to protect the biodiversity around Rincon de la Vieja Volcano area. It extends over 14083 hectares of semi-deciduous forest and very moist forest and includes a barren rocky terrain at altitudes that range from 1950 feet to 5748 feet above the sea level on the Caribbean and Pacific sides of the Guanacaste Volcanic Mountain Range. Fumaroles, hot mud pools and the eerie steam holes of Las Pailas create an amazing landscape.

The hiking tour takes about two hours. During this hiking, you will get to see the secondary Waterfall, which is about 195 feet high and is located on a rocky terrain devastated by the volcanic eruptions.

The tour not only provides the opportunity to appreciate Rincon de la Vieja´s geothermal wonders, but it also allows a close view of an ancient forest hundred of years old. Huge trees protect spider monkeys, leaf-cutter ants, toucans and all kinds of great and small creatures. Not Available on Mondays

Duration: Full day!! From 7:30 a.m – 3 p.m Approx.

Wear: Hiking shoes, long pants or shorts, T-shirt, and a cap.

Bring: Binoculars, camera, sunscreen, insect repellent, and rain gear.

Included: Entrance Fee

Tenorio River Rafting Class III-IV

If you are prepared for a huge adventure, you are surely ready for this!!!! The Tenorio River will test your courage with its rapids class III and IV. For those already rafters this trip is a must, its continue challenges await you as you plunge through twists, turns and drops down 10 miles of intense, challenging rapids. All participants must be in good physical condition. This is a pure magic trip, unsurpassed beauty and stunning wildlife scenery that will take your breath away.

Duration: Full day!! From 6:30 a.m – 3 p.m Approx.

Wear: Shorts, T-shirt, comfortable shoes

Bring: Camera, sunscreen, swim trunks, rubber sole shoes, a complete change of clothes and towel, sunglasses with secure head straps and a baseball cap that fits tight.

Rafting the Colorado River

Get to see the natural and impressive canyon, one of the most intimate and exciting ways to enjoy your vacations by rafting down of this unforgettable scenery. Then relax on the greats swimming holes on this spectacular river. CLASS II, III (No experience necessary).

Duration: Full day!! From 8 a.m – 3 p.m Approx

Wear: Cool comfortable clothes (swimsuit), Strap on sandals or water shoes.

Bring: Binoculars, camera, sunscreen, and insect repellent.

Corobici River Floating Tour

Corobici River is perfect if you have been dreaming about the joys of white water rafting. The waters are not rough, but you have to work out to manage them. (the river is class I – II). The tour is two hours of a rubber boat trip down the river which is bordered by tropical dry forest, where you will see trees like Ceiba, Mahogany, and Guanacaste. You may see are exotic birds, Jesus Christ lizards, and monkeys. Before you board the rubber raft, a certified guide will instruct you on safety procedures.

Duration: Full day!! From 7:30 a.m – 3 p.m Approx.

Class I / II

Wear: Shorts, T-shirt and a cap. Bring:

Sandals or wet shoes, sunscreen, a towel and a change of clothes.

Zipline Canopy Tours Available at Guachipelin Adventures Buena Vista Combo Canopy Tour The Congo Trail Canopy Tour & at Other Zipline Tours

A call to adrenaline lovers on top of the Guanacaste Mountains, where you can fly through the trees! Discover the most wonderful views from the highest points of the mountains! A unique opportunity in a million!

Artola very close to the beaches of El Coco – Hermosa – Conchal – Tamarindo and Flamingo.

After one-hour driving approximately, we arrive at the site, where a tropical – dry forest and its high trees are surrounding the area. Once we get there the tour guides will get you ready for the ride of your life. After a short hike, we will come to the first platform, ready for instructions to start flying down the suspended cables.

During the tour we will come across a walk bridge between two platforms, this is a truly exhilarating and exciting experience. If we are lucky, even the Howler Monkeys will be our company during a part of the canopy.

Come and get your adrenalin pumping and enjoy the beauty of the forest and wildlife

Duration: Half day!! From 8:30 a.m - 13 p.m or 13:30 p.m - 5 p.m Aprox.

Wear: Hiking or tennis shoes, knee shorts or pants, a T-shirt, and a cap.

Bring: Binoculars, camera, sunscreen and insect repellent.

Deep Sea and Inshore Fishing

We offer Sports Fishing enthusiasts one of the best fishing in the deep waters of the Pacific Ocean, Marlin, Tuna, Swordfish, Roosterfish and Red Snapper can be found on the coast throughout the year, making this area an extremely popular one for tourist’s anglers. Every July, this beautiful beach hosts a Fishing Tournament sponsored by the fishing fan club.

Sites Seeing

The historic Santa Rosa National Park and the Palo Verde Natural Reserve are some of the most beautiful and most visited in Guanacaste.


For the golfer there is an 18-hole Robert Trent Jones Jr golf course at the Westin All Inclusive Spa & Golf Resort. Or Pinellas Golf Course. We can arrange for a day or 2 of golf if you’re staying at a different hotel or resort.

Scuba Diving

Diving is available here all year round, allowing tourists to experience the excitement of swimming with white-fin sharks and an array of other stunning tropical fish and marine life. Dive at the Catalina Islands. For exciting dives to see Bull Sharks, the Bat Island Dives are available. We have specialized in Scuba Dive trips to Costa Rica for over 30 years. Sailing and diving expeditions and tours can also be arranged to the close-by island of Plata.

Surfing-Tamarindo Beach, Samara or Witches Rock

Catamaran Sail Boat

Come and sail aboard a catamaran, where everyone will enjoy on the deck of the boat a rich drink and snacks under the embracing sun of the Pacific. Enjoy the water while swimming with the fish, watch the sunset, feel the spray of the sea and the sun on your skin, all while exploring the most beautiful beaches in Guanacaste.

Duration: 4 Hour-Morning Tour or 4 Hour - Sunset Tour or Full-Day Tour

Monteverde Cloud Forest

Monteverde is one of the destinations in Costa Rica you have to visit. Our tour includes the Treetop Walkways, Butterfly Gardens, Insect and Reptile Exhibitions at Selvatura Park. Come and learn about the natural history of this wildlife sanctuary, about its mammals, birds and plants.

Duration: Full day!! 6 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. Approx.

Wear: Tennis shoes or hiking shoes, T-shirt and shorts or long pants.

Bring: Camera, binoculars, jacket, insect repellent, raincoat, and change clothes.

Guaitil Pottery and Shopping Santa Cruz Tour

Guaitil is a small village located just outside Santa Cruz, the primary center of Costa Rican folklore. In this town, people make clay pots by hand, decorate them with the earth´s natural colors and fire them in giant wood-burning ovens, just as their ancestors, the Chorotega Indians, did. The Chorotegas is a group of Indians who ruled the land between Lake Nicaragua and the Nicoya Peninsula.

Also, during the journey, pottery will be shown in all kinds of shapes and sizes. Learn about Guanacaste´s watching the pottery works.

You will visit Santa Cruz and if we get there by lunchtime, you will have the chance to visit a really typical Guanacastecan restaurant (lunch is not included.

Duration: Half-day!! 7:30 a.m – 12 m.d Approx.

Wear: Shorts, T-shirt, comfortable shoes, and a cap.

Bring: Camera, sunscreen and cash.

Liberia Shopping Tour

Liberia is the capital of the Province of Guanacaste, which is well known as The White City. We drive to Liberia and know the city and its typical places (the church, the park, old houses), also we will be visiting many souvenirs shops.

Duration: Half-day!! From 8 a.m – 13 p.m or from 1 p-m – 6 p.m Approx.

Wear: Shorts, T-shirt, comfortable shoes, and a cap.

Bring: Camera, sunscreen and cash.

Nicaragua Tour (minimum 6 persons)

If you are planning a visit to Costa Rica and its wonderful natural attractions, why don’t you also take the challenge opportunity to visit Nicaragua. We will introduce you to the cultural and natural charms of the South Pacific of Nicaragua in a one-day excursion, you will be amazed and won't believe all the beauty that has been.

Early morning pick up at your hotel, driving ahead to the border, while you can stretch your legs and take a look around the Nicaragua-Costa Rica border, we take care of all the process to leave the country. Once we have this done, our adventure continues with amazing views of Nicaragua Lake and its islands, we arrive to Granada city in the late morning.

La Gran Sultana - as it is also known, is a Colonial city, founded by Spanish conquerors in 1524, this city with its 478 years old is considered as the ancient settlement founded in America by Europeans in solid earth that still subsists in the same location as its original foundation. We will visit the most important and historical locations here, after the city tour you will enjoy a delicious lunch in a very charming-excellent service- restaurant.

The Masaya market is our next stop, here you can find typical souvenirs, wood crafts, gifts, beautiful hand made hammocks, leather shoes, and a lot more!!! Mid-afternoon we drive back to cross the border and return to your hotel

Duration: Full Day!! From 5:30 a.m – 9 p.m

Wear: Comfortable shoes, shorts, and T-shirt.

Bring: Camera, insect repellent and cash.