From our hotel you can take one of a number of daytrips to the rainforest, volcanoes or experience the thrill of white water rafting, to mention just a few. We want to share with you our top tours:
The rafting tour is once in a lifetime experience, you will enjoy the amazing nature of the rainforest via the river, while running the rapids into the heart of the rainforest. There are different classes of rapids depending on the difficulty. This activity is available for adults and children.
Who can go? Anyone in normal healthy physical condition, swimming experience is recommended. The minimum age varies between 12 and 14 years, it depends on the time of year (dry or rainy season). The difficulty level varies depending on the class of the rafting.
La Paz Waterfall Gardens
La Paz Waterfall Gardens is a private park where you will have many things to do; you can spend a whole day in this wonderful place. Some of the attractions are: spectacular waterfalls, the country’s largest Butterfly Observatory, Hummingbird Garden, Serpentarium, Frog Exhibit, Tica House, Trout Lake and many bird watching areas. They offer buffet lunch at the Colibries Restaurant with multiple selections of traditional Costa Rican dishes.
Visit Zoo Ave
Zoo Ave is not only a zoo but also a conservational and educational facility, Zoo Ave is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the environmental conservation, in this place you can find all sorts of animals like: monkeys, turtles, pigs, peacocks, crocodiles, caimans, besides an extraordinary number of birds including: raptors, parakeets, parrots, toucans, scarlet macaws ostriches, emus, and various songbirds. They also offer a botanical garden and cafeteria.
Doka Estate Coffee Plantation , Poas Volcano & La Paz Waterfall Gardens
If you want to see one of the most popular volcanoes of the country, you need to visit Poas Volcano National Park, its main crater is one of the world’s larger (over 1.5 Km wide) and this volcano also presents a lagoon and different ecosystems. La Paz Waterfall Gardens Private Park is an attraction by itself; you will be delighted by the spectacular waterfalls in the middle of the rainforest, inside the park there are also many attractions including the country’s largest butterfly garden.
Colinas del Poás
Colinas del Poás is a project that integrates recreation in harmony with nature, the project offers: a canopy tour, the fishing of trout, trails, services of bar and restaurant, animal footpaths and breeding grounds, everything integrated under the concept of harmony with nature. This project has 15 hectares of secondary cloudy forest, with water springs, great amount of plant species and animals and it is located in Alajuela in the route to the Poás Volcano.
Doka Estate Coffee Tour
If you are a coffee lover and you want to learn about the history and process of the coffee in Costa Rica, this tour is the perfect option for you, you will learn all the secrets that a delicious cup of coffee enclose.
Arenal Volcano & Hot Springs
One of the most popular tours in Costa Rica, this tour will take you to the more active volcano in Costa Rica: Arenal Volcano. On a clear day you will have the opportunity to observe the spectacular eruptions of incandescent rock and molten lava of this volcano. The tour includes the visit to the Hot springs, a very relaxing experience. If you have the opportunity to stay more than one night in this zone, we recommend you to do it, because there are many activities to enjoy in the area.
If you want to enjoy a day of relaxation, Tortuga Island is the best option for you, this tour take you to a beautiful island in the gulf of Nicoya, during the trip onboard of a cruise, you will enjoy live music, fresh tropical fruits, beautiful landscapes and a sunbath. Once you get to the island there are many activities you can do like: snorkeling, banana boat, volleyball, etc.
For those who like to experience the adrenaline of an adventure activity, a canopy tour is a very good choice; enjoy the sensation of sliding through the forest while surrounded by beautiful landscapes. Some canopies include a combination of superman zip lines, equilibrium cable games or rappel. This activity is available for adults and children.
Who can go? Anyone who is not afraid of heights; there are canopies that allow a minimum age of 2 years and others from the age of 6 years, it depends on the availability of equipment of the tour operator. The difficulty level varies depending on the type of canopy (height, length of the cables, etc).
If you are in our hotel for a short time and you don’t have enough time to take a tour, we recommend the following activities:
Relax and unwind at our backyard , enjoy a beer or a glass of wine.
Read a good book, we have a small bookcase for book exchange
Have a relaxing massage in our massage room
Take a walk to Central Park, just a blocks from the hotel
Finish the day off with a leisurely dinner in our tropical Victorian influenced restaurant
Our reception desk will be pleased to answer any questions you may have about these or other tours or activities. Tours and activities can be booked through our receptionists prior to or during your trip.