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Manuel Antonio with Mauro Beach&Wildlife
* THE PARK TICKET (18.08 USD) IS NOT INCLUDED AND MUST BE PURCHASED ONLINE (MORE INFO ONCE BOOKED) * EXCELLENT FOR COUPLES, GROUPS OF FRIENDS, FAMILIES AND PRIVATE GROUPS. * THE PARK OPENS FROM 7:00 AM TO 4:00 PM. ON WED TO MON. * BEACHES ARE OPEN TILL 3:00PM. Once we have met and arrived to the park entrance we will walk through the main trails of the Tropical Humid Forest in Manuel Antonio National Park which is one of the best parks in Costa Rica to see wildlife. This park is very famous for its rich biodiversity and an expert local guide is required to spot the animals and plants while share natural history about them. Therefore, I offer you an easy hike of 2 hours surrounded by NATURE and hidden creatures such as SLOTHS, MONKEYS, FROGS, BIRDS, LIZARDS, INSECTS and much more. SURELY, we're gonna enjoy and get breathtaking views of all these using my brand new ATX-SWAROVSKI-SCOPE, getting through it unique HD pictures and 4K videos of the animals included only for you WITH NO EXTRA COST. Finally, after spotting out many animals we will get to Manuel Antonio Beach, the best and safest beach in the area with turquoise water and white sand where we finish the tour with the last recommendations and you will have enough time for swimming up. P.S : BRING ENERGY AND POSITIVE VIBES, IT HELPS TO FIND WILDLIFE.
⭐️ 10 Hidden Waterfalls w/ Local Cuisine
The Original Airbnb Waterfall Experience. If you are looking to experience the real culture, nature and beauty of Costa Rica, this is the Experience you are looking for. We will take you to Las Monas (the monkeys) Rainforest around 5 minutes away from Jaco. It is a 25 minute hike in to the jungle you will be learning about the natural vegetation used for medicine by the natives of Las Monas. The Experience lasts 2.5-3.5 hours depending on how long you would like to be at each waterfall and swim in the natural pools. You do not have to swim if you do not want to ;) Once we get to the Waterfalls you will get to swim in the 10 natural pools or jump from the top of the waterfalls. On our way back you will have the pleasure to taste the local cuisine at La Casita del Sabor (The Home of Flavor), cooked by the Grandmother of Las Monas town. It is the perfect tour if you want to be one with nature and local culture. *IMPORTANT* Hike starts easy & gets a more difficult as the hike goes on so not suited for anyone with a handicap or something that may put you at a disadvantage. Approx from the start of the river to the 1st waterfall is 1km (15-20 minutes) then will see new waterfalls every 50-100 meters. Other things to note: If you have children younger than 7 years of age just ask us as it is typically not an issue but we need to set a standard guideline of 7.
Horseback Riding on the Beach by Cr Beach Barn
Our guests will be greeted at our barn located steps away from the gorgeous Beach of Esterillos Este. Here we will match you with one of our beloved horses and adjust your equipment, we will provide basic tips and instructions on how to ride. Once we are all set and ready we will take our private trail to the beach that is one of the largest beach stretches in Central America. We will pass palm and almond trees that are shelter and food for macaws, parrots, toucans, monkeys, squirrels, sloths and Iguanas, crossing little rivers and riding where the Jungle meets the Ocean. Our horses are trained by a professional equestrian rider that uses natural horsemanship methods and constantly updating her knowledge and techniques so you can enjoy reliable and balanced minded horses. Thanks again
Learn to surf or get better, all levels
GO TO THE OCEAN! 2 hours Surf Lesson with David Segura, Surf Instructor (ISA Certificate) also 20 years experience teach surfing in Jaco Beach and the area. Once on the beach we will talk about the characteristics of the waves and a description of the beach. Then we will do a little surfing theory class to learn the safety recommendations, surfboard manipulation, correct positioning for paddling, correct positioning of the body on the board, how to get up, balance and posture, recognition of when to grab the wave, and how to enjoy it to the fullest. Then we will practice surfing in the sea. We will use one instructor for every two students to ensure good service and safety. The class can be in shallow water for those who are not used to the ocean. If yo don't know how to swim, it will be not a problem. We can do the practice where you can stand on your feet. For the inter-mediums or more advanced we can go out to the line up. It will always depend on swell conditions too.
Hike ten waterfalls with locals
I would love to take you to some epic waterfalls in Jaco area. We will hike and enjoy 12 waterfalls where you can swim in natural pools.. jumping is optional. Its a really nice spot in the middle of the tropical forest. We also want to protect the environment by avoiding contaminating the river. We will talk about the local flora n fauna and costarican history and culture. We also can climb using ropes to get to the final and highest waterfall. Its an intermediate hiking level. We start at Jacos mountains base, its 5min from town. Hope you can join me to this tour. Pura vida!

Dive into local beach life

Manuel Antonio ParkTour and its Amazing Wildlife and Beaches
Get ready to be fascinated in the Costa Rica's most spectacular National Park ! I will meet you at the Park main entrance where after I introduce all the participants and myself I will quickly brief you on the rules of the Park, washing our hands and checkpoint is mandatory before entering the Park due the Covid-19 protocol Once inside the Park during our walking we will have the opportunity to spot an abundance of wildlife hiding in the trees. My years of observing animals has given me expert spotting skills, so I can help you find animals that are hiding in plain sight. This park is home to a wide variety of animal species, which includes monkeys, sloths, frogs, snakes, lizards, birds, interesting insects and so much more. As we encounter each animal, I will describe their behaviors, habitats, and more. DON'T WORRY about taking pictures... with my iPhone 11 PRO MAX attached to my HD spotting scope I will take really spectacular pictures and videos of the animals and will share to you (FREE of CHARGE) at the end so you can have memories for a lifetime to share with your friends and family. There is a beach inside the Park, so make sure to bring your bathing suit to enjoy the beach Keep in mind that: - Park is closed on Tuesday - Entrance fee is $18.08 (adult) and $5.65 (children) additional to the price - Parking is available next to the entrance additional to the price
New horseback riding to Jaco beach sunset
Welcome adventurers to our unique experience! First we’ll introduce you to our horses and show you how to ride them. Then we’ll take a trail up the mountain that will take us to a famous viewpoint with a lovely view of the city of Jaco and the Gulf of Nicoya. You will be surrounded by lush flora and fauna where you can find monkeys, iguanas and a variety of birds. Our trip continues down the road until we reach the beach of jaco where we we’ll get to enjoy the beautiful sunset as we ride. We’ll make a stop by the the famous trunk of memories, where you can take photos if you like. Once our tour is over we will return to the meeting point. This is truly an unforgettable experience! We look forward to riding with you!
Surf in Paradise
We will start your surf experience making sure safety and fun will be guaranteed. A 15 minute land lesson will cover the essentials to get you ready for your first ever waves. Within the first 5 minutes in the water you will get up GUARANTEED .As you feel more and more confident we start teaching you more levels of surfing . Maneuvering and wave reading will slowly but surely start happening over time . The fun will never stop during your lesson that’s for sure. We will take a break after the first hours and finish off with a more thrilling second hour that will leave you asking for more fun. LUCKILY there are always the next days :)) Other things to note Bring proper swimwear and let’s get ready to roll:)
Atv tropical adventure in jungle, rivers and Jaco beach
ATV EN LA JUNGLA, RIOS Y PLAYA DE JACÓ ESTO INCLUYE: (Solo mayores de 18 años) 1- Visitaremos el parque de senderos de ATV donde esteremos en una catarata, en un mirador luego un sendero que atraviesan riachuelos y ríos de bajo caudal hasta llegar a la playa. 2- Se incluye piloto guía de ATV profesional y guía bilingue. 3- Transporte a los lugares que visitamos. 4- Se recomienda que traiga su propia botella reutilizable para el agua. (no plástico, ayudemos al ambiente) 5- La recogida está incluida si su Airbnb está cerca de la ciudad de playa Jacó. (Pregúntame sobre eso.) 6- Es recomendable tenis zapatos cerrados, anteojos de sol, binoculares (opcional), ropa cómoda. Medias altas, bandana recomendable. . **** Adicionales: fotografía y almuerzos (Pregúntame sobre eso.)
Salsiboy Surf School Adventure
Mis amigos vamos a aprender como hacer surfing. Esta experiencia es súper pura vida. Primero empezamos en playa con clase de teorías y después de 20 minutos nos vamos al agua a coger olas y te garantizo el tiempo más pura vida en Costa Rica. Y el resto depende de usted ! My friends, I’m gonna teach y’all how to surf and it will be an experience super «Pura Vida». First we’ll start on the beach with theory. After 20 minutes, we’ll be ready to jump in the water and catch some good waves. I can guarantee y’all the most «Pura Vida», funny and safe experience of your life in Costa Rica. The rest is up to you! Mes amis, je vais vous apprendre comment surfer et j’espère que vous êtes prêts pour l’expérience qui vous fera comprendre notre expression nationale «Pura Vida». Nous allons commencer sur la plage avec un cours théorique d’environs 20 minutes avant de nous diriger dans l’eau et avoir du plaisir dans les vagues. Je peux vous garantir une expérience amusante, sécuritaire et à ne surtout pas manquer, le choix vous appartient!

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All activities near Jaco

New horseback riding to Jaco beach sunset
Welcome adventurers to our unique experience! First we’ll introduce you to our horses and show you how to ride them. Then we’ll take a trail up the mountain that will take us to a famous viewpoint with a lovely view of the city of Jaco and the Gulf of Nicoya. You will be surrounded by lush flora and fauna where you can find monkeys, iguanas and a variety of birds. Our trip continues down the road until we reach the beach of jaco where we we’ll get to enjoy the beautiful sunset as we ride. We’ll make a stop by the the famous trunk of memories, where you can take photos if you like. Once our tour is over we will return to the meeting point. This is truly an unforgettable experience! We look forward to riding with you!
Surf in Paradise
We will start your surf experience making sure safety and fun will be guaranteed. A 15 minute land lesson will cover the essentials to get you ready for your first ever waves. Within the first 5 minutes in the water you will get up GUARANTEED .As you feel more and more confident we start teaching you more levels of surfing . Maneuvering and wave reading will slowly but surely start happening over time . The fun will never stop during your lesson that’s for sure. We will take a break after the first hours and finish off with a more thrilling second hour that will leave you asking for more fun. LUCKILY there are always the next days :)) Other things to note Bring proper swimwear and let’s get ready to roll:)
Night walk tour Jungle Dinner
We will be happy to take you on a hike when night falls in the jungle, with the equipment suitable for this hike (boots and spotlights) we will be ready to take the trails around the river and on the mountain we will be in search of nocturnal species most of the fauna in Costa Rica is nocturnal which we must be ready for the search for many amphibians between snake frogs birds and some mammals that roam the trails, We will arrive at the end of a waterfall and then head towards the jungle house where we will be ready to enjoy a delicious dinner in the heart of the mountain. Depending on your tastes, we have a wide and tasty menu!
Manuel Antonio National Park Guided Tour
*********** IMPORTANT INFORMATION ********* After 4 persons 5% Discount You can request different times. This Experience is available PRIVATE. Are you Looking for Animals and have an amazing experience? We will set off from the World- Famous Manuel Antonio National Park at the Main Entrance. For the next 2 hours, you will be taken through several trails in our quest to spot animals. As a Certified ICT Nature Specialist, i will be helping you to discover many different species of animals hidden or been camouflaged in plain sight and sharing interesting facts and behaviors learned by guiding tours for over 13 years. During the tour, Videos in 4K and pictures of your favorite animals will be taken through our top-of-the-line Swarovski Crystals Spotting ATX Scope with no additional cost adding those fantastic memories to your vacations. Wildlife at the park is exuberant, sloths, monkeys, toucans, different species of birds, butterflies, lizards, iguanas, crabs, insects. All these animals and much more could be seen on our way to Manuel Antonio beach. Once there, we will take a break, to relax or swim. After our beach break. You will continue discovering more about Manuel Antonio and its Hidden Beauty on our way to the exit of the park. See you soon on our tour. Announcements Admissions feeds are $5.65 (children) $18.08 (adult) additional to the price.
Manuel Antonio with Mauro Beach&Wildlife
* THE PARK TICKET (18.08 USD) IS NOT INCLUDED AND MUST BE PURCHASED ONLINE (MORE INFO ONCE BOOKED) * EXCELLENT FOR COUPLES, GROUPS OF FRIENDS, FAMILIES AND PRIVATE GROUPS. * THE PARK OPENS FROM 7:00 AM TO 4:00 PM. ON WED TO MON. * BEACHES ARE OPEN TILL 3:00PM. Once we have met and arrived to the park entrance we will walk through the main trails of the Tropical Humid Forest in Manuel Antonio National Park which is one of the best parks in Costa Rica to see wildlife. This park is very famous for its rich biodiversity and an expert local guide is required to spot the animals and plants while share natural history about them. Therefore, I offer you an easy hike of 2 hours surrounded by NATURE and hidden creatures such as SLOTHS, MONKEYS, FROGS, BIRDS, LIZARDS, INSECTS and much more. SURELY, we're gonna enjoy and get breathtaking views of all these using my brand new ATX-SWAROVSKI-SCOPE, getting through it unique HD pictures and 4K videos of the animals included only for you WITH NO EXTRA COST. Finally, after spotting out many animals we will get to Manuel Antonio Beach, the best and safest beach in the area with turquoise water and white sand where we finish the tour with the last recommendations and you will have enough time for swimming up. P.S : BRING ENERGY AND POSITIVE VIBES, IT HELPS TO FIND WILDLIFE.
Kayak in bioluminescent waters
This kayak experience is not to be missed. What appears to be normal dark water, will light up WHEN YOU TOUCH IT. As the night grows dark, we'll step into our comfortable kayaks and get ready for a personal encounter with this remarkable phenomenon. We will lead you to the best spots, where sparkling algae accumulates. For a full hour, you will be enchanted by how every stroke of your paddle leaves behind a swirl of light, and fish light up their path like shooting stars in the water. The more YOU splash the water the more bioluminescent light you will experience. You are in command, the algae will NOT glow on its own, you have to ACTIVATE it with YOUR hands or the paddle. Come a bit early to enjoy the beautiful sunset over the bay and a nice cup of Costa Rican coffee, juice, and some snacks. You'll get a briefing, a suitable life jacket, before we go to the launch area for the kayaks. It will be like going on a cozy family tour, as the maximum group size is 10 people. We'll stop along the way, and explain more about the magical glowing water and marine life in the bay. When we return to the beach, fresh water and towels will be available, as well as bathroom facilities, if needed Other things to note The tour is fine for beginner-level kayakers. Weight limit 250 pounds / 115 kilograms. Please do not consume alcohol before the kayak trip. Check map and travel time from where you'll be staying!
Atv tropical adventure in jungle, rivers and Jaco beach
ATV EN LA JUNGLA, RIOS Y PLAYA DE JACÓ ESTO INCLUYE: (Solo mayores de 18 años) 1- Visitaremos el parque de senderos de ATV donde esteremos en una catarata, en un mirador luego un sendero que atraviesan riachuelos y ríos de bajo caudal hasta llegar a la playa. 2- Se incluye piloto guía de ATV profesional y guía bilingue. 3- Transporte a los lugares que visitamos. 4- Se recomienda que traiga su propia botella reutilizable para el agua. (no plástico, ayudemos al ambiente) 5- La recogida está incluida si su Airbnb está cerca de la ciudad de playa Jacó. (Pregúntame sobre eso.) 6- Es recomendable tenis zapatos cerrados, anteojos de sol, binoculares (opcional), ropa cómoda. Medias altas, bandana recomendable. . **** Adicionales: fotografía y almuerzos (Pregúntame sobre eso.)
⭐️ 10 Hidden Waterfalls w/ Local Cuisine
The Original Airbnb Waterfall Experience. If you are looking to experience the real culture, nature and beauty of Costa Rica, this is the Experience you are looking for. We will take you to Las Monas (the monkeys) Rainforest around 5 minutes away from Jaco. It is a 25 minute hike in to the jungle you will be learning about the natural vegetation used for medicine by the natives of Las Monas. The Experience lasts 2.5-3.5 hours depending on how long you would like to be at each waterfall and swim in the natural pools. You do not have to swim if you do not want to ;) Once we get to the Waterfalls you will get to swim in the 10 natural pools or jump from the top of the waterfalls. On our way back you will have the pleasure to taste the local cuisine at La Casita del Sabor (The Home of Flavor), cooked by the Grandmother of Las Monas town. It is the perfect tour if you want to be one with nature and local culture. *IMPORTANT* Hike starts easy & gets a more difficult as the hike goes on so not suited for anyone with a handicap or something that may put you at a disadvantage. Approx from the start of the river to the 1st waterfall is 1km (15-20 minutes) then will see new waterfalls every 50-100 meters. Other things to note: If you have children younger than 7 years of age just ask us as it is typically not an issue but we need to set a standard guideline of 7.
Salsiboy Surf School Adventure
Mis amigos vamos a aprender como hacer surfing. Esta experiencia es súper pura vida. Primero empezamos en playa con clase de teorías y después de 20 minutos nos vamos al agua a coger olas y te garantizo el tiempo más pura vida en Costa Rica. Y el resto depende de usted ! My friends, I’m gonna teach y’all how to surf and it will be an experience super «Pura Vida». First we’ll start on the beach with theory. After 20 minutes, we’ll be ready to jump in the water and catch some good waves. I can guarantee y’all the most «Pura Vida», funny and safe experience of your life in Costa Rica. The rest is up to you! Mes amis, je vais vous apprendre comment surfer et j’espère que vous êtes prêts pour l’expérience qui vous fera comprendre notre expression nationale «Pura Vida». Nous allons commencer sur la plage avec un cours théorique d’environs 20 minutes avant de nous diriger dans l’eau et avoir du plaisir dans les vagues. Je peux vous garantir une expérience amusante, sécuritaire et à ne surtout pas manquer, le choix vous appartient!
Horseback Riding on the Beach by Cr Beach Barn
Our guests will be greeted at our barn located steps away from the gorgeous Beach of Esterillos Este. Here we will match you with one of our beloved horses and adjust your equipment, we will provide basic tips and instructions on how to ride. Once we are all set and ready we will take our private trail to the beach that is one of the largest beach stretches in Central America. We will pass palm and almond trees that are shelter and food for macaws, parrots, toucans, monkeys, squirrels, sloths and Iguanas, crossing little rivers and riding where the Jungle meets the Ocean. Our horses are trained by a professional equestrian rider that uses natural horsemanship methods and constantly updating her knowledge and techniques so you can enjoy reliable and balanced minded horses. Thanks again
Learn to surf or get better, all levels
GO TO THE OCEAN! 2 hours Surf Lesson with David Segura, Surf Instructor (ISA Certificate) also 20 years experience teach surfing in Jaco Beach and the area. Once on the beach we will talk about the characteristics of the waves and a description of the beach. Then we will do a little surfing theory class to learn the safety recommendations, surfboard manipulation, correct positioning for paddling, correct positioning of the body on the board, how to get up, balance and posture, recognition of when to grab the wave, and how to enjoy it to the fullest. Then we will practice surfing in the sea. We will use one instructor for every two students to ensure good service and safety. The class can be in shallow water for those who are not used to the ocean. If yo don't know how to swim, it will be not a problem. We can do the practice where you can stand on your feet. For the inter-mediums or more advanced we can go out to the line up. It will always depend on swell conditions too.
Damo Surf Experience - Learn how to catch waves and surf
Hi, I'm Damo! My goal is to provide everyone with the most advanced surfing techniques and equipment. I want to make this amazing journey completely unique. Knowing that everyone progresses at different times and has different levels, I focus on a personalized way of teaching. I do this so you are fully prepared to be an independent surfer who is able to catch green, unbroken waves – one of the best feelings in the world! Our first surf lesson will consist of 30 minutes on surfing theory and water safety. Here, we will touch on topics such as conditions, tides, different kinds of waves and how to read them (i.e. wind, swell and signals). On the beach, we will go through a few drills to make sure you have a solid base and technique. Next, it’s time to hit the water! Once we are in the ocean, every student will have personalized attention. I'll be guiding you through the process and helping you catch your firsts waves, a unique and completely memorable experience! By the end of the lesson our goal is to have you be as independent as possible, you will be able to recognize which waves to catch and how to stand up completely alone. Ultimately, I want you to feel safe, have fun and meet interesting people from around the world! I'm excited to take you out into the water and help you learn how to surf! Pura Vida
One day adventures zip line & atv
ATV & ZIPLINE TODO EN UN MEDIO DÍA ESTO INCLUYE: 1- Visitamos el parque de aventura de tirolina de Jacó con 12 puentes colgantes y senderos. (clase rápida de cómo se realiza la actividad) 2- Luego visitamos el parque de senderos de ATV donde esteremos en una catarata, en un mirador luego un sendero que atraviesan riachuelos y ríos de bajo caudal hasta la playa. 3- Se incluye guía bilíngue de profesional. 4- Se incluye guías profesionales en cuerdas y cables. 5- Se incluyen botella de agua fría en las caminatas. 6- La recogida está incluida si su Airbnb está cerca de la ciudad de playa Jacó. (Pregúntame sobre eso.) 7. Es recomendable medias altas, zapatos deportivos cerrados, anteojos de sol, ropa cómoda y bandana (opcional)... se rentan botas en el lugar. *** Adicionales: Snacks y bebidas(Pregúntame sobre eso.)
Horseback Riding Tour in Jaco Beach
The meeting point will be in Pochote Grande Hotel on the beach, after we will take you to meet Our local tour guides expert on horses, he going to teach you how to ride and later we will be riding at the beach while we head to our destination in Jaco's viewpoint, where you will be amazed by the stunning views, during our way we will crossing a tropical rainforest, in which with a little luck we might be able to see a lot of animals such as: , Macaws, Monkeys, Sloths just to name the usuals.
Fourteen Watefalls & Offroad Jeep ride & Lunch
The experience of 1 waterfalls and 8 natural pools with Jeep ride through the Neotropical Jungle Help to the project "One tour helping neotropics" we help to collect plastic from hard to reach shores in Pacific Central of Costa Rica. If you're looking for an unforgettable time in nature with expert locals, you're in the right place. Our trip breaks the daily routine within a 4x4 vehicle where in collaboration with transport Valle enchanted and our guides we will take a tour of a flat land, across the river in a Neotropical jungle, this 4x4 trip will be super fun for adults and children, there has not been a person who is not surprised by it, along the river we will see giant trees over 300 years old, we will also give you information about medicinal endemic plants, we will also have the opportunity to see birds, blue butterflies and frogs if you like them. Once we get to the first waterfalls we refresh for a few minutes in your natural pool. We will immediately prepare to enter a private path where we will reach 14waterfalls and 8 natural pools we'll do hiking, as long as you want to swim we will grant it to you. You will also be able to jump into the waterfall pool and our guide will help you take pictures and videos to take the best shots and best memories of this unforgettable "experience" we have waterfalls for all ages and physical condition. At the end lunch in restaurant
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