Nicoya Peninsula Activites

Mangrove Kayaking

Paddle through the Ora River’s peaceful mangrove and enjoy an out-of-this-world landscape created by “trees on stilts”. After reaching the ocean, you will enjoy 20 minutes at the Camaronal Wildlife Beach Refuge.

Surfing Lessons

All levels are welcome!  An experienced instructor will teach basic techniques and guide you to the area’s best surfing spots.

Ostional Sea Turtle Arribada Adventure

Seven kilometers and a few river crossings north of Harmony Nosara Hotel is the small beachside town of Playa Ostional. Here you will discover the fabled arribada, when tens of thousands of Olive Ridley sea turtles flood a single beach to nest—or visit 6 weeks after an arribada to witness a nacimiento, when all the hatchlings emerge from beneath the sand and begin a long, precarious journey to the sea. With one of the largest arribadas on the planet, the Ostional Wildlife Refuge has earned international fame among nature lovers, and plenty of support as one of the most important nesting sites in the world.

Canopy Mal Pais

This canopy tour is based in the quiet village of Malpais, on a farm with more than 200 different tree species, at the entrance of the Cabo Blanco Absolute Nature Reserve. The whole area is surrounded by rich tropical forest and diverse wildlife as well as many birds. Come and journey through the treetops, enjoying the tropical forest while the Pacific Ocean lies below you. The exciting canopy ride is nearly a mile long and has 11 platforms set high in the gigantic trees. Steel cables connect the platforms which are between 5 and 30 meters in height. You will not forget the experience of flying along a 300 meter long shot over a canyon between the second and the third platform, or the incredible 500 meter long ride through the jungle along a creek. Professional nature guides will accompany you on the unforgettable journey through the biodiversity of the environment. They will introduce you to the fascinating secrets of the forest. Following the strictest safety norms, you will enjoy thrilling views of the Pacific Ocean and of the forest from many different perspectives.