Guided horseback rides offer guests a unique experience to discover the lush landscape and wildlife of Costa Rica. Ride through jungles, mountains and along beaches on Costa Rica’s most natural all-terrain “vehicle.” All levels of riders are welcome on this 2 or 3-hour ride.
Zip-lining through the jungle canopy is one of the most thrilling ways to experience Costa Rica. Glide on eight steel cables between 10 platforms strung at various heights between trees to access beautiful and remote natural areas. The canopy tour also educates riders on ecology, botany and reforestation practices. All are welcome on this 2-hour adventure.
Relax on the calm waters and observe the wildlife in nearby mangroves on a stand up paddle board. On this guided tour, you’ll be equipped with a board and paddle and a lesson to glide peacefully on the water. Stand up paddle boards come in all shapes and sizes and all levels of experience are welcome on this 2-hour tour.
Get your adrenaline pumping by surfing some waves in the ocean on a stand up paddle board. The equipment, lesson and hands-on help from the guide in the water will prepare you for some fun in the crystal clear water and year-round waves. No experience is required for this 2-hour excursion.
Learn about the plants and animals of this highly biodiverse region, which forms a land bridge that allowed a flora and fauna from North and South America to mix. See animals such as monkeys, iguanas, ibises, and king fishers on this hike. Refresh yourself at the waterfall which also provides an opportunity to swim. This is a 4-hour hike between mountain trails and those who like outdoor activities and are in good health are invited to join.
Costa Rica has exceptional mountain biking, with majestic ocean views on rugged mountain tracks to stunning waterfall views on gentle downhill trails. Choose how hard you want to ride, whether it’s on steep slopes, crossing water, or near a sandy beach. Get decked out with the best maintained bicycle, helmet and guide. This tour is appropriate for those with mountain biking experience and can range from 2-4 hours long, depending on your preference.
Discover the marine life in the warm, clean waters off the Pacific coast. Low tide ocean pools capture amazing ocean life. Lookout for manta rays, turtles and hundreds of colorful tropical fish. Guides will provide all equipment and educational information about the animals and ecosystem. No experience is necessary for this 2-hour excursion.
Watch one of the oldest living reptiles on earth! Nearby Las Baulas National Park is one of the world’s few remaining sites of significant leatherback sea turtle nesting activity. For thousands of years leatherback sea turtles have hatched at Playa Grande and return every year to lay their eggs. Visit at night to see nature’s amazing miracle from October to February.
Ride the waves and find out why the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica has a deserved reputation as a surfing mecca! Consistent swells and offshore winds provide good surf conditions throughout the year. Learn from expert surf instructors who know the local conditions for beginners and experienced surfers alike. A variety of equipment is offered and hands-on instruction in and out of the water is provided. No experience is required. You’ll be instructed on the beach for about 30 minutes and then in the ocean for a good hour and a half.
The golf course at Hacienda Pinilla offers one of the finest settings for links enjoyment in a country renowned for its golf tradition. Created by respected architect Mike Young, the layout conforms gracefully to the natural flow of the land, weaving through the tropical forest along the shores of the Pacific to provide an unparalleled blue water backdrop. This par 72 course, which can play up to 7,200 yards, was designed to enhance the natural landscape of Hacienda Pinilla, giving golfers an exceptional and immaculately conditioned place to enjoy a round with family and friends.