Things To Do In Costa Rica

There Are Many Amazing Things To Do and See In Costa Rica!

Costa Rica is not just jungles and beaches. There is no shortage of things to do in Costa Rica. Whether you’re searching for extreme activities,  relaxing and recharging, or anything else, Costa Rica has a destination for you. Below, you will find some of our favorite things to do and many of our guests top activities. Use these as a guide to building your dream Costa Rica vacation. If you have questions about any of these, don’t hesitate to reach out to us for more information.

Costa Rica Activity Ideas

Costa Rica Ocean Activities

  • Whale/Dolphin Watching
  • Surfing & Surf Lessons
  • Snorkeling
  • Boogie Boarding
  • Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP)
  • Fishing
  • Sea Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Catamaran Tour
  • JetSkiing
  • SCUBA Diving & Certification

Costa Rica River Activities

  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Whitewater Kayaking
  • Mangrove Kayaking Tours
  • Safari & Nature Rafting
  • Kayaking & Rolling Lessons
  • Whitewater/Swiftwater Rescue Training

Costa Rica Mountain Activities

  • Canyoning & Rappelling
  • Ziplines & Tarzan Swinging
  • ATV Touring
  • Mountain Biking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hiking
  • Spelunking (Venado Caves)
  • Birdwatching

We have longstanding relationships with activity providers giving our clients preferred pricing. We have vetted all activity providers and only recommend those will provide you with high quality, safe, enjoyable activities.

Whether you choose one of our group packages from the best-seller list or want to create your own custom vacation, we’re here to help give you ideas and advice. Contact us today to get started planning your vacation.

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Other Popular Costa Rica Activities

There is more to do in Costa Rica than high adventure and play. We work to schedule service trips, youth groups, and more. These activities can be coordinated as the primary destination of the trip or before,  in between or after visiting other locations and activities. For example, we might schedule a morning of kayaking or canyoning, then schedule some spa time in the afternoon to help guests recover from the morning adventures and refresh for the next day. Check out some of the additional things you can schedule during your upcoming trip to Costa Rica:

  • Humanitarian & Service Projects
  • Spanish Immersion Programs
  • Spa & Massage Packages
  • Golf
  • Wildlife, National Park, & Volcano Tours
  • Yoga & Qi Gong Wellness Retreats
  • Hotspring Retreats
  • Agriculture Tours (Coffee, Cocoa, and Other Farms)
  • Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge Tours
  • Latin Dance Classes
  • Rainforest Waterfall Tours
  • Cloud Forest Hikes
  • Educational Sightseeing
  • Culture & Food Tours
  • Cooking Classes

Custom & Group Vacations

We can help you plan a custom group trip, family adventure, or have you along with one of our large group vacations. Whether you need a custom trip for two, a family outing, or want to run the river and make new friends, we can help .

Active Adventure Week

This is our most popular trip and one our guides are famous for. A week-long adventure running rapids, canyoning, ziplining, and more. Our team have taken hundreds of thrill-seekers on this action packed adventure that includes multiple days on the river, rappelling in waterfalls, and more. Adrenaline junkies will love this trip.

Family Vacations

Whether you have a family of 3 or are trying to plan a family reunion for more than 30, we can help. We’ll plan the right mix of activities and events for all age groups and activity levels. We will coordinate family friendly hotels, meals, and adventures. We’ll help kids and kids at heart have an incredible trip.

Find out for yourself why paddlers from all over the world come back to work with our guides year after year!

Costa Rica Whitewater Kayaking

We have the most experienced team of ACA trained kayak guides in Costa Rica. We offer week long, small group kayak trips to paddle the best rivers in Costa Rica and for 2018-2019 we’ve added two new trips that include three new Pacific rivers that weren’t on our classic river trip!

Find out for yourself why paddlers from all over the world come back to work with our guides year after year!

Romantic Getaway

We have relationships with several of hotel and resort providers that cater specifically to adults. Whether you are looking for a romantic beach, rain forest, or hot spring that sits at the base of a volcano, we can make it happen. We have helped plan honeymoons and anniversaries.

Let us help take the stress out of planning your get-a-way and ask us to prepare a free trip plan and itinerary recommendation for you.

Don’t rely on luck for the success of your trip.

Our team of trip planners are located in Costa Rica and the USA. Let us create a free trip plan and suggested itinerary for your vacation based on our local knowledge and 15 years of planning trips to Costa Rica.