Tours & Activities

Santa Teresa and its surroundings (Playa del Carmen, Malpaís, Cabo Blanco, Montezuma, etc) are also great places to explore if you have a flare for adventure. Just ask at our front desk about the best places to visit and tours to take! These are some of our recommendations:

Horseback Riding Sabanero Style

Schedules: 8:00 a.m. or 3:30 p.m.
Duration: 2.5 hours.
Includes: Bilingual guide & cowboy.
Transportation not included.
We recommend: Long pants, covered shoes, hat, sunscreen, mosquito repellent and extra cash for beverages along the way.

Share and unforgettable experience riding on a deserted beach and through spectacular natural landscapes of rivers, mountains and forests accompanied by a local cowboy and bilingual nature guide. This is the best way to go! An opportunity to personally experience Costa Rica and interact directly with your guides and surroundings.

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Surf lessons

Schedules: 8:45 a.m. 10:45 a.m. 2:00 p.m. or 4:00 p.m.
Duration: 90 min.
Includes: Transportation, long board, rash guard, certified instructors of ISA, fruits and water.
We recommend: Swimsuit, sandals, towels and sunblock.

Costa Rica is well known as a surfing destination and its time to experience it yourself. Take a 90 min surfing lesson in Playa Santa Teresa, Playa Hermosa or Playa Cabuya with our certified staff. They provide lessons for all ages and levels. All you need is your suit and some sun block!

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Canopy at MONTEZUMA WATERFALLS

Depart from Hotel Nantipa: 8:00 a.m. 12:00 m.d. or 2:00 p.m.
Duration: About 4 hours.
Includes: Transportation, fruits, water and guide.
We recommend: Swimsuit, towel, closed shoes, mosquito repellent and sunscreen.

This zip lining consists of a series of 9 cables, 13 platforms that are suspended high above the forest floor. The tour allows the opportunity to see a number of plants and animals unique to the area, including possibly howler and white-faced monkeys, parrots, iguanas and much more. The adventure includes a visit to the famous Montezuma waterfalls, where you will be able to enjoy the views or go for a swim in the pools carved by the cascading waters.

Hanging Bridges Tour is available if you are not looking for much adrenaline.

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Hike in Cabo Blanco
National Park

Departure from Hotel Nantipa: 7:00 a.m.
Duration:Half day
Includes: Transportation, entrance to the Park, fruits and water.
We recommend: Comfortable clothes for hiking, sunscreen, insect repellent and camera.

Part of the Tempisque Conservation Area, the Cabo Blanco Natural Reserve was created in 1963 by the Scandinavian couple ,Olof Wessberg and Karen Morgenson. The first major project of conservation in Costa Rica, this reserve came into force to protect the area from the deforestation that took place around the Peninsula of Nicoya in the 1950’s.

Minimum 2 people.

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Hike in Curu Reserve

Departure from Hotel Nantipa: 7:00 a.m.
Duration: Half day
Includes: Tranportation, guide, fruits and beverages.
We recommend: Closed toe shoes, comfortable shoes, sunscreen, mosquito repellent and camera.

Curú is the first Wildlife Refuge established in Costa Rica, in the year 1983. This farm style refuge combines a sustainable use of land, so wildlife and humans can interact in the same space. The different ecosystems found in Curú, give this area a variety of species that are generally easy to spot along the trails. Varied wildlife in the Reserve will allow the opportunity to possibly see hauler monkeys, white face monkeys, a wide variety of birds, agoutis and other animals. Perfect for those who enjoy bird watching and love nature.

Minimun 2 people.

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Mal Pais CANOPY TOUR

Departure from Hotel Nantipa: 9:00 a.m. 11:00 p.m. or 1:00 p.m.
Duration: About 1 hour.
Includes: Canopy and safety equipment.
Transportation not included.
We recommend: Sunscreen, closed shoes and mosquito repellent.

Surrounded by Cabo Blanco National Park, set in the quiet Village of Mal País, this Canopy tour is just 10-15 minutes away from Santa Teresa. The canopy Malpais has the best ocean views, diverse wildlife and over 200 trees lining the tropical forest. The exciting canopy ride is nearly a mile long including 11 platforms and 8 cables, the longest of which spans for 500 meters (800 feet), a suspension bridge, tarzan swing and the first canopy with a surfboard in this area. An unforgettable experience for all ages!

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Tour to Tortuga Island

Departure from Hotel Nantipa: 8:00 a.m.
Duration: Full day, coming back approx. 4:30 p.m.
Includes: Transportation, lunch, drinks, snorkeling and guide.
We recommend: Swimsuit, sunscreen, sunglasses, sandals and towels.

The boat ride from shore to the Island will take about 45 minutes, ride along the coast enjoying the breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean and the Nicoya Península. During the boat ride, you may encounter cheerfully dolphins, jumping manta rays, primitive turtles and in some cases while in season humpback & pilot whales. Upon arrival at Tortuga Island, enjoy time snorkeling in the volcanic rock reef surrounded by crystalline waters, home of Angelfish, Porcupine fish, Spotted Eagle Rays among other tropical species.

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FISHING Tour WITH LOCAL CAPITAN

Departure from Hotel Nantipa: 6:00 a.m.
Includes: Fishing equipment, beverages, fruit, sandwiches, Captain guide.
Transportation not included.
We recommend: Sunglasses. Sunscreen, hat, bathing suite, light fast dry clothing and towels.

We aim to privide you the best sea experience with our Sport Fishing and Boat Tour services, while you keep safe and well guided. Our team is committed to giving you a pleasant but exciting trip around the beaches of Mal Pais and Santa Teresa, Puntarenas. Inshore and Offshore available.

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