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White water rafting, ziplining on the side of a volcano, rappelling through canyon waterfalls, surfing lessons, stand up paddleboarding with more surfing, guided nature walks with knowledgeable guides, great hotel...
Every activity ( rappelling, nature boat tour, cloud forest, zip line and canopy tour, nature hike, white water rafting, and whale watch) were things that grandparents, kids and grandkids all did and enjoyed sharing.
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TamaDive Tamarindo
They made the skills easy to understand and apply, pointed out a vast array of sea creatures (including rays, eels, sharks and more) and captured some great moments while exploring our great blue world!
Cannot speak more highly of the marine life we saw from the 12 foot manta ray to spotted eagle rays, all sorts of schools of fish as well as many beautiful tropical fish, white tipped reef sharks, eels, pufferfish...
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We went to several snorkeling spots where Jonathan found us turtles, star fish, blowfish and puffer fish among other sea life, saw spectacular scenery, had a great lunch, saw dolphins and even whales.
We saw multiple pods of dolphins swimming along side the sailboat and we stopped at a secluded cove and snorkeled to the beach to see howler monkeys and lots of fish on the way.
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... and had a blast while enjoying some wonderful dives - and seeing amazing creatures (giant manta ray, white tip reef sharks, huge stingrays, devil rays, moray eels, beautiful schools of fish - and so much more!).
awesome visibility, lots of sharks, rays and even a giant Manta around us for a few minutes! the service is really good, free pick up in our hotel in tamarindo , boat and gear in great conditions and Nicholas as a...
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Be sure to wear Tevas/Keens/outdoor sandals and hat for the hike (over beaches, rocks and jungle paths), take Zinc Oxide sunscreen for sun protection, and bring your own water.
You g vision surf school is awesome their instructors are so helpfull and actually pushed me to make it on the board, it was all in all a great day experience if you want to surf go to young vision school!
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Fantastic, we loved our rafting trip down the river with Walter , highly recommend Felt very safe with my 3 kids aged 9,13,15 , highlight of our trip so far in Costa Rica Beautiful scenery , exciting enough down t...
We enjoyed rapids, and had the chance to see wildlife thanks to our guide's experienced eye: different types of herons, toucan, howling monkeys,... Overall a great experience thanks to the passion shared by Oscar:...
We were able to do everything from waterfalls, crocodiles, island tours, ATV riding, surfing, horseback riding and zip lines.
In addition to excellent training, Mango took me stand up paddle boarding, he brought snorkeling equipment and I snorkled for at least an hour, spotting many fish, starfish, and other marine life.
Jet Ski Boys Manuel Antonio
Our tour guide gave us an incredible tour that was full of history and amazing views of the rocky shore lines and islands that you won’t get anywhere else! Ross was very knowledgeable about the history, wildlife a...
It was so much fun getting close the blowholes, the various caves, see the amazing shorelines, rock formations, waterfalls, beaches and some spectacular secluded little inlets along the coast.
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Everyone we worked with during the 4 dives we did was absolutely amazing, from the driver who picked us up, the boat captains and all the divemasters!!! Woud highly recommend!!!
We experienced a really fascinating marine life, such as reef sharks, moray eels, turtles, rays, and lots of other colorful fish.
Rich Coast Diving Playas del Coco
... sized, three different types of rays including an awesome eagle ray, a huge moray eel, a green turtle, a sea turtle and so many beautiful fish!! Mikel was an awesome dive master full of knowledge and enthusiasm.
Because of the time of year (late May) we went to local dive sites but still got fabulous eagle ray, yellowfin tuna, white tip reef shark, morray eels, puffer fish, arrowhead crab, spinny lobsters, etc.
Dream On Sport Fishing Playas del Coco
Starting with a fantastic crew, friendly knowledgeable and incredibly hard working while always having fun, add a beautiful luxurious boat, safe stable and powerful, top quality gear and great food.
If you're into sport fishing then Dream On Sport Fishing charters with Rick Graham out of Playa Del Coco is your guy.Looking for trophy sail fish , marlin or rooster then Dream On Sport Fishing is who you need to...
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Tenorio Adventures - Day Tours Province of Guanacaste
We had the best experience Samuel our white water rafting guy was awesome so experienced and the nicest dude ever love him... the whole crew was amazing made all of us feel safe and what a blast...Our driver Jose...
During the calmer parts of the river, our guide, Jose, pointed out wildlife such as toucans, cranes and other birds, and we saw a whole group of about a dozen white-faced monkeys playing along the shoreline.
Club Rio Outdoor Center La Fortuna de San Carlos
We began with a great horseback ride on high-quality horses and equipment through the jungle, including the spotting of a sloth and riding the horses down a length of the Arenal river, followed with a great lunch...
We signed up for a full day tour through our resort, the Los Lagos, which included tubing down an awesome river, a three course lunch, a tour of the animal sanctuary and access to the Springs Resort and Spa pools...
Pura Vida Ride Las Catalinas
It’s a shop right at the beach that is superb for everything it offers: top-notch equipment, fantastic coffee & fresh muffins, and above all a staff that is super helpful and also introduces you to what “Pura Vida...
Loved coming here was a really cool experience and Jason helped us get out to the ocean and was really nice, definitely worth coming back next year trails were awesome, ice cream was good, and just a great place o...
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GoSouth Adventures Costa Rica Area de Conservacion Guanacaste
Stoked on our surf trip to Ollies with Wilbur and GoSouth Adventures!!! Some of the highlights were: -Wilbur took some great photos and videos from our trip!
We caught a 60-lb Rooster fish, sea mackeral, and other fish, went snorkeling in Santa Rosa National Park, went to the sea caves at Playa Huevos, saw a million hermit crabs on a nearby beach, saw turtles, devil ra...
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On our journey back Willie thought we might like to see humpback whales and sea turtles, wow! Beautiful boat, great sounds, thanks Captain Willie.
... Nicole took care of our family ( my husband , my brother and my two teenager daughters ) for a beautiful day trip with snorkeling, tubing and fishing, came back with a fresh parrot fish for dinner as a bonus!
ScubaCaribe Playa Matapalo
... our tour guide Enrique was brilliant he was so knowledgeable about the local area and took us to all the best beaches around all in all it's the best tour that we've done in Costa Rica and well worth giving a go.
We saw incredible sea animals: octopus, white tip reef sharks, giant manta rays, spotted stingray, giant moray eels & tons of pufferfish and angelfish too.
-Excellent experience -Caught several nice Mahi Mahi -Crew definitely skilled & experienced fishermen -Professional operation -Top notch equipment -Squeaky clean boat -Plenty of tasty food and beverage -Will be bo...
A few things that impressed me: Gear - in perfect condition and everything you could ever want to have on an offshore boat; Mates - great personalities and 100% focused on deliver success to the angler; The boat -...
Our family of 4 had a great time on our jet ski tour! we took the afternoon tour and we were able to see a beautiful sunset as we enjoyed delicious fresh pineapple.
... you will stop a few times to rest, jump in the ocean, snorkel (we did see quite a few fish) and then eat the most delicious pineapple right before riding a little more and then heading back to the marina.
Surf, yoga and excellent company at Paradise in Costa Rica , is just what we all deserve in this life plus Monica is an incredible teacher committed with making you surf with good technique and she is r...
At the end of the day, we had 2 beautiful evenings in a top notch Mermaid Yoga Studio with a very knowledgeable yoga instructor.
Ticos Surf School Playa Samara
From the teachings about ocean and waves to surfing to kayaking and snorkeling to Isla Chora, all these experiences were very well planned and exciting (especially thanks to Andre)!
... the instructors interact with all the kids, they were our entertainment for the next half hour, so professional, kids actually all got up and rode the surf, hats offs to the surf school, a pleasure To observe....
Just an afternoon on the water with these sweet, friendly people would have been fantastic, but the way the great folks at Needle Fish, including Eduardo's son Javier, went above and beyond to ensure we had a spec...
Friends of ours took the ATV tour and were delighted with the excursion that allowed them to see the natural beauty of Guanacatse and explore small local villages.
The price was very good compared to surf lessons in Nosara and Manuel Antonio, but Kurt.. We fell in love with Kurt, he was the best teacher we could ask for, he has a lot of experience and knowledge and the best...
Melazzo and his team run a store right on the main drag in Tamarindo on Playa Tamarindo (Tamarindo beach).
A good mix of water sport activities like water-wings, tube rides and snorkeling (lots of colorful fish), quiet, pristine white sand beach and natural surroundings.. Highly recommended!
This is what we did: 1. Awesome snorkelling 2. Amazing Subwing diving, what experience 3. Hanging out, having lunch, swimming on the beautiful Tortuga Island 4. Tubing ( there is a trick to control it and move it...
Tuanis Adventures Playa Grande
If your one that likes to sight see and explore , Marco will show you the best waterfalls, surf shops, historical landmarks, even take you to a Costa Rican rodeo....all you can take in.
He had helped us pick out a house on the beach in Playa Grand to rent and then spent a week showing us the beaches, restaurants, rain forests, mud baths and volcanos of north Pacific Costa Rica.
Sea Star CR Sport Fishing and Adventure Tours Area de Conservacion Guanacaste
Great crew, knows local fishing places, friendly, provided support, bot has all for good fishing, weather is a factor and need to be prep for an ocean fishing, light food and drinks refreshing was provided, clean...
The boat is comfortable, the snacks/beverages provided were good and refreshing and Darrel filleted our smallest Mahi into sashimi and served it two different ways that tasted excellent.
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Meg organized our stay in Samara with excellent recommendations and arrangements for yoga, bird watching, kayaking and snorkeling, hiking to waterfalls and, of course, surfing.
Can’t say enough great things about our time with Jairo and Meg! Jairo taught our four tweens to surf, and after a few minutes of on-land teaching/tips under the shade of palm trees, he had them in the water and s...
My husband and 11 year old son had an amazing experience scuba diving near Tortuga Island and we snorkelled and swam next to two sandy white beaches and well as fished and ate incredible carpaccio, quiche, pizza a...
During the pool dives, I quickly learned the skills and felt comfortable in the water thanks to the incredible instruction and care from them.
Dive With Jose Playa Flamingo
... tip reef sharks and had chance to dive with 18 feet manta ray, so impressive animal, many types of fish and many different kind of stingrays definitely one of my best dives experience, jose is very patient and...
We highly recommend Jose to anyone who is looking to have fun and who wants to avoid the stiff tour guide-y feeling.
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Tropical Explorers Playas del Coco
Luis helped my daughter catch 5 good-sized black tuna, made us sashimi on the boat (also a great fruit platter and lots and lots of ice-cold drinks), cleaned up the others and put 'em on ice for us to take back to...
We saw Humpback whales (4 adults with a baby)), dolphins, Sea Turtles, a Black Eagle and Of course Fish snorkeling.