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Costa Rica is a nirvana for active travelers with recreation or a specific adventure in mind. Whatever your taste in recreation, Costa Rica has something for you. You can pursue your own thing, or book any of scores of organized excursions and tours on a particular theme.

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Whitewater Rafting

Costa Rica offers some of the world's finest whitewater rafting and kayaking rivers. These rivers plunge through spectacularly beautiful, largely unexplored tropical wilderness. Whether an expert or beginner, nature lover or thrill seeker, rafting enthusiast or active kayaker, there is an unforgettable experience awaiting you.

Aventuras Naturales - If you are looking for one-day or multi-day trip, the rivers of this beautiful land are waiting for you.
Iguana Tours - Rafting in the Quepos/Manuel Antonio area.
Ríos Tropicales - Rafting and kayaking throughout Costa Rica.
Charter and Scheduled Domestic Flights

A Canopy Tour consists of suspension cables on which the person will travel from platform to platform while enjoying the beauty of the forest canopy. These cables are specially designed by expert engineers, who have made it one of the safest and most thrilling adventures available for tourists in Costa Rica. Clients are equiped with high-tech harnesses to ensure their safety.

Canopy San Luis - From San Jose, located in San Luis.
Canopy Safari - Located in the Quepos/Manuel Antonio area.
Selvatura - Located in the Monteverde Cloud Forest.

These dive companies are concentrated in two areas. The northern Flamingo-Coco area and the Osa peninsula. Divers find an astounding variety and number of fish.

Ocotal Scuba Diving Resort - Experience the ultimate diving adventure with massive schools of fish and more.
Aguila de Osa Inn - Caño Island and Osa Pennisula Diving.
Casa Corcovado - Remote Jungle Lodge - Diving at Cano Island.
San Jose Day Tours
San Jose Day Tour - Rafting
San Jose has the most day tours and some that only operate from the capital. One of the most popular is white-water rafting on the Pacure River.

Day Tours on the North Pacific Coast
Canopy Tour
Day tours for guests in the Northwest of Costa Rica including Tamarindo. Canopy tours and National Park tours are popular here.

Day Tours in the Manuel Antonio area
Tour of Damas Island
There are a lot of water related activities in this area. Sea kayaking, white-water rafting and waverunners in addition to the nature tours.
San Jose Day Tours
Day Tours in Monteverde Cloud Forest Area
There are several reserves in this cloud forest and a diverse selection of tours. We recommend a morning cloud forest tour. You will see a lot more with a guide.

Day Tours in Jaco Area
Calypso Island Cruise
In the Jacó Beach area there is a good selection of day tours available from sea kayaking to canopy tours. One of the most popular is the Isla Totuga Tour.

Day Tours on the Southern Caribbean Coast
Horseback riding on a  Caribbean beach
Hotels in Tortuguerro on the Northern Caribbean have tours included. These tours are for people staying at hotels in Cauita and Puerto Viejo.
Arenal Volcano Area Day Tours
Arenal Volcano Day Tour
Arenal is beautiful area and there is lots to do besides waiting for the volcano to erupt. The hanging bridges are a popular tour.

Day Tours for the Southern Guanacaste Coast Area
Day Tours in Southern Guanacaste
Tambor, Mal Pais, Santa Teresa are the main destinations where these tours are available. Ask your travel adviser to check on a particular hotel.

Day Tours on the Southern Pacific Coast of Costa Rica
Snorkeling at Cano Island
Most of the hotels on the Osa Pennisula include hiking and snorkeling in their packages. These day tours are for guests in the Dominical area.


Our Spa & Treatments section will guide you thru a wide variety of the best Spa places located in Costa Rica. Facials and body wraps are just few of the treatments that will pamper and leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed during your stay.

Spa & Treatments Guide - A complet list with all the options available.

Costa Rica has some spectacual golf courses designed by well known golf architects George Fazio, Robert Trent Jones II, Arnold Palmer, Ron Garl, Ted Robinson, Mike Young and Tracy May. Here you will find all the ingredients for a great golf vacation and the added bonus of experiencing the scenic beauty and natural attractions of Costa Rica.

Golf Section - Golf info by the leading golf authority in Costa Rica

The fish come big in Costa Rica and hooking trophy contenders comes easy; the fish almost seem to line up to get a bite on the hook. The country is the undisputed sailfish capital of the world on the Pacific, the tarpon capital on the Caribbean. Fishing varies from season to season, but hardly a month goes by without some International Game Fish Association record broken; the 1996 IGFA's World Record edition lists 18 all-tackle records for Costa Rica, 41 line test records, and 18 fly-fishing records.

Sportfishing Index Page - Please go to the index page to see all the options available.

For many in search of the perfect wave, the search has ended in Costa Rica. Long stretches of beaches provide thousands of beach breaks. Numerous rivers offer quality sandbar rivermouth breaks, particularly on the Pacific coast. And coral reefs on the Caribbean coast, says Costa Rican surf expert Peter Brennan, "take the speed limit to the max." And there are plenty of surf camps.

Surf Index Page - Please go to the index page to see all the options available.