LE COSTA RICA

 

Costa Rica is THE dream destination for sportspeople and all those who love nature hiking…

Owing to its biodiversity Costa Rica possesses one of the richest flora and fauna of the world. On each stage of your trip you will have the opportunity to see numerous birds, insects, amphibians and mammals as well as other exotic species…In Costa Rica many activities are possible: trekking, hiking or horse riding, rafting, deep-sea diving, kayaking, golf…Whatever the region, both adventure and nature will be on the cards…

Treks, hiking or horse riding trips

It is possible to take many treks and hikes on the slopes of volcanoes, on paths in the National Parks, in virgin forest, on the hot sand…

• Expeditions in the Corcovado National Park (San Pedrillo, La Sirena and Los Patos sectors)
• Climbing Mount Chirippó, the highest peak in Central America
• Hikes among craters and hot springs in the Tenorio and Rincon de la Vieja National Parks
• Nature walks in the misty Monteverde and Santa Elena reserves
• Hiking on the slopes of the Turrialba and Irazú volcanoes
• Climbing the Cerro Chato near to the Arenal volcano
• Hikes in the Savegre region to meet the local communities
• Hikes from the Caribbean to the Pacific in the Talamanca Cordillera

Rafting

Costa Rica is considered one of the best white-water rafting spots in the world.
To pit your strengths against the many waterways that crisscross the country there are several access points: Pacuare, Reventazon, Sarapiqui, Savegre, Corobici, Naranjo… So many rivers and streams to choose from depending on your experience and skill!

Diving

For a deep-sea diving vacation in Costa Rica, we suggest:
Islas del Coco
• The beaches of Guanacaste and Nicoya (Isla Murciélago, Santa Catalina…)
The Osa Peninsula and Isla del Caño (southern Pacific coast)
• The coral reefs of Cahuita

Exploration of the canopy (zip-lining, hanging bridges…)

• Descents on zip-lines for thrill-seekers (Sky Trek to Monteverde or Arenal, Manuel Antonio, Montezuma…)
• Trips on bridges suspended above the trees (The Hanging Bridges of Arenal, Rainmaker, Sky Walk to Monteverde, Flight of the Toucan to Dominical)
• Cable-car and aerial tramway tours to compare the different types of forest (Rainforest Aerial Tram, the Braulio Carillio National Park, the region of Jaco, Monteverde)

Horse riding

• Rides among waterfalls and natural pools (Nauyaca waterfalls, the turquoise colored Rio Celeste in Tenorio, Catarata La Fortuna in Arenal, the Nicoya Peninsula)
• Treks on horseback between ranches and volcanoes in the Guanacaste region (from the volcanoes to the beaches of Samara)
• Horse riding on the beaches of the Atlantic or Pacific coasts

Fishing

Costa Rica invites you to go sea fishing which is equally as good in the Caribbean (Tortuguero for tarpon fishing) as in the Pacific (marlin, tuna…) and also to fish in rivers, streams, on the coasts or on the quays. On board comfortable boats, inflatable dinghies or simple canoes, opportunities to go fishing are extremely varied.

Surfing

Perfect waves, strong spots, pleasant water temperature, beaches as far as the eye can see… Costa Rica is without a doubt a paradise for surfers from all over the world. We offer surfing vacations for all levels: Playa Tamarindo, Playa Grande, Playa Coclès and Cahuita in the Caribbean, the huge waves of Playa Hermosa, Pavones and its “long left hand break”…

Kayaking

With 1,228 km of coastline, two gulfs and a multitude of tropical estuaries Costa Rica is the ideal destination for sea kayaking. On the Pacific coast the Nicoya Peninsula offers a superb route that follows the palm tree filled beaches and rocky outcrops teaming with birdlife and brightly colored crabs. On the Caribbean coast, the Tortuguero National Park is renowned for the extraordinary network of lagoons and canals within its tropical ecosystem. As for river kayaking, this is practiced on the San Juan River, on Lake Arenal and in certain estuaries.

Cycling

• Gentle family rides on the Caribbean coast, between Creole villages and white sandy beaches
• Mountain biking trips to tear down the slopes of the Arenal, Irazú or Turrialba volcanoes
• Rides through the luxurious vegetation near Sarapiqui

And also ...

• Canyoneering
• Kitesurfing
• Quad and motor biking
• Golf
• Sea cruises
• Wind and kitesurfing
• Jet ski and water surfing
• Caving, climbing and abseiling
• Private scenic biplane rides, microlighting and ballooning
• Bungee jumping




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