Province of Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Province of Guanacaste tours, things to do and tickets

Surf Lessons in Tamarindo, Costa Rica

Duration: 2 hours
Learn how to surf with Tamarindo's #1 Surf School since 1989. All skill levels welcome. We are located directly in front of a beach break and we are Tamarindo’s original surf shop! We are highly experience, having taught over 100,000 surf lessons in the 30 years we have been operating. All of our staff members are friendly, bilingual and very experienced professionals. Over half of our staff has been with us for over 10 years! We cater specifically to each and every customer’s needs and it is our goal to have every customer leave 100% satisfied and we put a huge emphasis on safety. We are a fully insured company with properly trained instructors in water and surf safety, CPR and First Aid.

Diamante Eco Adventure Park Day Pass with Lunch

Duration: 3 hours
The Adventure Pass is Diamante’s most popular pass allowing guests to “Experience It All” with the perfect combination of Adventure, Nature & Culture at the best value.

The Adventure Pass combines multiple tour options into one outstanding package giving guests the ultimate flexibility to enjoy everything at Diamante at their pace with activities for everyone of all ages.

A Diamante fun-filled day includes a fantastic zip line course with the longest ride times and features a nearly mile-long ocean view line, a 30-foot free fall “Quick Jump” and a Hanging Bridge over Crocodiles. 

The Sanctuary is home to a large variety of Costa Rican animals placed in our care and managed by a team of qualified and dedicated professionals. The Animal Sanctuary is home to frogs, snakes, crocodiles, monkeys, sloths, beautiful birds, butterfly observatory and a variety of cats including pumas and jaguars.

Blue Dolphin Sailing Adventure

Duration: 5 hours
A trip to Tamarindo is not complete without a day spent on the ocean, and there is no better way to enjoy the beauty and wonder of the Costa Rican sea than aboard the Blue Dolphin, a 40-foot sailing catamaran. Blue Dolphin is the original sailing tour company in Guanacaste, operating continuously since 2004. Whether you're traveling solo, with family and friends or as part of a large group, the Blue Dolphin crew will make you feel welcome and part of our family, so come aboard, relax and enjoy the ride.

Tours during high season are likely to sell-out, so book early.
Reservation cut-off times:
*morning tours are 5 pm the day prior to the tour.
*afternoon tours are 11:30 am day of tour.

Guachipelin Adventure Volcano Zipline Horseback River Tubing Combo

Duration: 10 hours
The best all day adventure combo on Rincon de la Vieja Volcano that includes ziplining, horseback riding, river tubing, full lunch, hot springs, and volcanic mud bath.

The course takes you into a steep canyon where you will go down 8 zip line cables, 18 platforms, a rock climbing wall, a hanging bridge, rappel, and a tarzan swing! (wall, rappel & swing optional)

Horseback Riding - 45-minute ride through the forest viewing the local flora and fauna of the volcano

River Tubing - You will have the time of your life bouncing down Rio Negro’s crystal clear and fun rapids in your individual rafting “tube” for over 5 kilometers.

Lunch includes a salad bar, many choices of entrees and sides, dessert bar, fresh juice, coffee and tea. All dietary resctrictions can be accommodated

After lunch you will driven to the Hot Springs & Mud Bath. Surrounded by tropical dry forest, the Río Negro Hot Springs feature ten pools with waters heated naturally by the Rincón de la Vieja Volcano.

Skip the Line: Diamante Eco Adventure Park: Animal Sanctuary Discovery Ticket

Duration: 2 hours - 3 hours
Diamante is home to a large variety of Costa Rican animals that are in need. Some of the animals in our care have been born in other wildlife management programs for scientific and educational purposes; others are rescued and placed in our management by the authorities of Costa Rica. These animals are not fit for life in the natural environment and are cared for by a large team of qualified and dedicated professionals.

Diamante is known for its world-class habitat designs that address the needs of each species. The unique design of the habitats allows guests to view and learn about key aspects of biology, ecology and natural history of the animals.

Sunset Catamaran in Playa Flamingo

Duration: 4 hours
Enjoy your sailing sunset tour with the most respected sailing tour company in Costa Rica. We have a world wide reputation for the best Costa Rica sailing experience, just imagine yourself enjoying the amazing sunset the golden coast of Costa Rica provides.

Rio Celeste Hiking, Sloth Sanctuary & Llanos de Cortes Waterfall Tour

Duration: 12 hours
You will start out on a 2 hour moderately difficult hike in the park. Along the trail you will walk through the rainforest and along the Celeste River, where you can observe one of nature’s most intriguing phenomenons of a turquoise waterfall. After this beautiful site, you will continue hiking to where two brooks merge together that creates a chemical reaction of volcanic minerals, giving the water it's blue hue. You will head to another part of the river outside of the park where you will get to swim in the blue waters!!

After your swim, we will stop by a local restaurant for a plentiful Costa Rican style lunch!

Finca Verde - Sloths & More - You will be taken on an inspiring and educational walk, showcasing natural wonders such as tropical plants, flowers, birds, sloths, frogs, snakes, insects and many more animals.

We will take you by Llanos de Cortes Waterfall in Bagaces where you can relax and take a swim underneath the falls or walk around exploring the flora and fauna.

Playa Tamarindo: Sunset Sailing and Snorkeling Tour

Duration: 5 hours
Sail from Playa Tamarindo on a custom-built 66-foot catamaran, and cruise along the Costa Rican coast to see the sunset. Enjoy an open bar with your favorite drinks, and snacks and a light meal on this excursion. Stop at a secluded beach and enjoy a swim.

Jet Ski guided tour in Playa Conchal

Duration: 2 hours
This tours has become one of the most popular of all time, It combines the adrenaline and rush of jet ski riding with the sight seeing of the breathtaking coast line and secluded beaches. Snorkeling is included this makes it the perfect combo. Mother nature is mother nature but very often we are treated to spotting turtles, manta rays dolphins and whales in season. Perfect tour for couples, families or large groups.

Coffee and Jungle Night Tour

Duration: 3 hours
Coffee'N Jungle Night Tour is a unique, different, instructive and fun tour. It is the perfect combination of Costa Rican coffee culture and the adventure of discovering wildlife in Monteverde.

In this tour, visitors will learn a lot about the whole process of coffee, cocoa and the sweet juice of sugarcane.

But Coffee'N Jungle is a tour that also deals with nature. That is why part of the tour is dedicated to exploring the forest at night. So we can be spectators of the wonderful concert that is performed jointly by several species of frogs and crickets while we witness the ephemeral works of art painted by fireflies with light brushes. And, with a little luck, we can observe other inhabitants of the forest, such as the lazy patient with two fingers or the elusive Kinkajou.

Diamante Adventure Park - Ocean View Zip Line

Duration: 2 hours
Diamante’s Costa Rica zip line course is a must-do experience offering the longest ride times and featuring the superman, a nearly mile-long ocean view zip line. Also included is a free fall quick jump. The dual lines let guests share their experience with their families and friends, riding side by side. 2 This Guanacaste zip line is designed and engineered for fun and safety and built according to ACCT standards. Diamante uses state-of-the-art carbon lines, and an automatic braking system, so guests never have to touch the lines. The team of trained guides and the professional equipment enhance the entire experience. Ready to experience the best zipline in Guanacaste, Costa Rica? Book your experience now!

Rain Forest Canopy Tour from Tamarindo: Zipline, Hanging Bridge

Duration: an hour - 2 hours
Zip lining in the jungle at a few minutes from  Tamarindo, Costa Rica is one of the greatest adventures you can have. 

The activities at Pinilla Canopy Tour includes 7 cables, tarzan swing, hanging bridge, and controlled free fall (optional).

Guides speak Spanish and English and do a security breefing before the tour.

It's a amazing, funny and exciting moment for all people, old and young and a great experience for families.

the minimum of age is 4 years old and there is no maximum....

Kuna Vela Sailing Tours (Playas Del Coco) - Sunset Snorkel and Sailing Tour

Duration: 4 hours
Enjoy the beautiful sunset only seen by way of the sea while sailing in Costa Rica! Complete your day with a relaxing sunset cruise aboard Kuna Vela sailing the beautiful Gulf of Papagayo. Relax aboard our 47 foot monohull sailboat, snorkel and explore coves, visit secluded beaches and enjoy a breathtaking sunset only seen by a voyage at sea!

After snorkeling and beach time, you’ll enjoy delicious fresh snacks and beverages prepared daily on the boat, as we sail to the perfect location for you to enjoy the breathtaking sunset to our synchronized music playlist.

Depending on the time of year, it’s likely you’ll see sea turtles, dolphins, rays, and even whales! Complimentary photos will be taken above and below water

Kuna Vela Sailing Tours departs from Playas del Coco. Our tours are family-friendly; we welcome guests of all ages on board!

We also offer specialized private tours. For more information please give us a call.

Tamarindo Snorkel & Sunset Cruise with Lunch

Duration: 5 hours
Departing from the beach in Tamarindo, you will enjoy a 4.5-hour sail along Costa Rica's spectacular coastline on one of the purpose built catamarans.  All are open and spacious allowing passengers to comfortably enjoy the blue water views of the Costa Rican coastline with its pristine beaches and verdant jungles.

Enjoy the view with a cold tropical drink, prepared and served by the crew as you scan the seas for dolphins, sea turtles, flying fish or even a breaching whale. You will also be able to snorkel in the bay or run down the deserted white sand beach while the ever helpful crew prepares a feast of chicken or pasta salad, fruit, chips, pico de gallo, guacamole and homemade chocolate chip cookies. Bring your camera and capture the moment everyone throughout the world talks about when on board.

ATV Beach and Mountain Tour

Duration: 2 hours
ATV beach and Mountain tours, starting at playa Brasilto and getting to know north from this beautiful town, going around Flamingo, Brasilto and Potrero beach, also along the trip you will be able to I see wildlife  like howler monkeys and iguanas, beautiful sightseeing of the beach from viewpoints, this is a tour recommended for all ages.

BEST ATV Tour Mountain & Beach From Tamarindo -Flamingo Beach

Duration: 2 hours
Enjoy an exciting 2-hour ATV Semi-Authomatic machines Or UTV Side by Side tour as your guide takes you on an exciting trip across the dry forest/ open dirt road & visit some beaches with a wonderful lookout point in the mountains of Tamarindo-Flamingo area.

This Family oriented Tour is one of our most popular tours.The Tour then continues in to the Beaches Like PLAYA PIRATAS, PUERTO VIEJO & if we have time visit PLAYA MINAS OR PEDREGOZA: Your tour includes transport.

IF you staying and JW MARRIOTT GUANACASTE for being pick up, you need to select the following options:
JW Marriott Guanacaste ATV
JW Marriott Gte Atv ZIP LINE
JW Marriott Snorkel


Volcano Hike, Waterfall Swim & Hot Springs Combo on Rincon de la Vieja

Duration: 10 hours
A full day tour exploring the flora, fauna and natural wonders of Rincon de la Vieja Volcano National Park. The day consists of a moderate 2-hour hike where you will see wildlife and volcanic activity, have a visit to Oropendola Waterfall where you can swim in the blue lagoon, eat a typical Costa Rican lunch, and then relax hot springs and enjoy a volcanic mud bath.

BEST Surf Lessons in Tamarindo and Surf funcional, Surf skate, Video Analisis

Duration: 2 hours
We are the first academy in Tamarindo where we teach in a holistic way what it's necessary to progress and how to do that with certified Instructors.

Understanding the needs of our clients to become surfers, given our experience, and teach parameters that will be established for the different classes to be given, showing all possible variables.

From a holistic point of view of what it is necessary to learn, what are the real needs of the client to face their surfing future in the best way.

Private ATV Tour at Tamarindo

Duration: 2 hours - 3 hours
THIS A FULL PRIVATE TOUR, to discover secluded beaches on an off-roading adventure that takes you off the main road through mountains and rivers to explore parts of the region that are only accessible by all-terrain-vehicles. Independent travelers can choose their own ATV and experience the excitement of driving, while couples or families with kids can choose a double ATV (driver + passenger) and ride together.

Important: If you are an adult and want to go as a passenger on a Double ATV, select option KID. Minimum for a Tour to run is 2 ATVs. Or One person paying for two

Tamarindo: Dream Chaser Catamaran Sunset Cruise

Duration: 5 hours
Enjoy breathtaking views of the Costa Rican sunset and discover beautiful secluded beaches aboard the Dream Chaser catamaran that includes a home-style buffet and open bar.