North Guanacaste

The hydrologic characteristics of the Tempisque River has created conditions to form these international important wetlands ecosystem (Ramsar site).

Palo Verde National park it is an exceptional place for birdwatchers and nature lovers in general, a two hours boat trip will introduce us into these important ecosystem, gigantic crocodiles, monkeys, iguanas and more wildlife that you ever imagined may be spotted. 

Great bird-watchers prizes can show up, such as the Jabiru, osprey, the white ibis, tiger herons, and scarlet macaws amongst others.

The Las Pailas section of the Rincon de la Vieja National Park is located very near Hacienda Guachipelin’s ranch.

From the hotel, you will walk 45 minutes on a picturesque forest trail to the national park entrance. The Las Pailas area, which means “the Cauldrons” in Spanish, spectacularly shows off the awesome power of the Rincón de la Vieja Volcano, the largest and most active volcano in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Steam and sulfur pour out of yellow and rust-colored ground at natural fumaroles. Clay and coffee-colored pools boil with hot volcanic water. Smooth gray volcanic mud bubbles and explodes in large pits. It’s an experience like no other volcano in Costa Rica.

With the bilingual naturalist guide, you will hike the Las Pailas loop trail 2.5 miles (3.5 km) through dry tropical forest to see the best views of the volcano, incredible nature, volcanic activity and wildlife. The park is home to more than 300 bird species, and other animals like armadillos, collared peccaries, iguanas, snakes, white-nosed coatis, and white-faced, howler and spider monkeys. When we finish in the park, the day tour in Guanacaste ends with the walk back to Hacienda Guachipelin.

One of the most popular ATV tours!

You will follow your guide along forest paths to the golden beaches of south and north Tamarindo.  Depending on the season, you will see the most amazing animals such as eagles, tropical birds and iguana.

This tour lasts approximately 3 hours.

This tour is a full day expedition featuring a guided visit to Buena Vista Lodge.

On site, visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy the thrills of a 12 platform canopy or a walk on hanging bridges over the forest canopy, a 400 meters water slide through the forest, and horseback riding or tractor pulled cart to the rustic spa featuring thermal waters, steam and mud bath.

Duration:Full day


Round trip transportation, naturalist guide, activities on site and lunch.

On this half day trip, you will sail around Tamarindo Bay looking for marine life and enjoying the fabulous Tamarindo sunset

listening to sunset music and enjoying your favorite drink, snacks, dips and a plate of fresh tropical fruits.

You will find at least 50% of the fish species represented on the fish-chart that we carry on board.

During this tour you will have the chance to snorkel or kayak in a beautiful secluded bay area surrounded by puffer fish, trigger fish, rays, etc.  Of course, during the sail we set out to find dolphins, manta-rays, devil -rays and whales.

Whales can be spotted from December through March & April.

The Sunset Cruise includes all beverages such as cold beer, juices, soft drinks, water, snack, and a plate of tropical fruits.

Canopy Adventure

Witchs Rock Canopy Tour counts 24 platforms, 11 cables that go from the 100 meters to 450 meters in length, 3 suspension bridges, 3 scaling trees that include a pulley system to keep the person safe, the height is of approximately 10 meters, we also have 5 emergency exits (in case that anybody does not want to finish the tour, it must be before the fifth exit), tour has a duration of 1 ½ hour. After you have signed waiver (questionnaire of physical training conditions) we would guide you to the place where the equipment is for the adventure and you would receive instructions for your security and how to do canopy correctly to avoid accidents.

At time of green season (raining season) we have a waterfall that can be observed very well within tour, also we have gorgeous views of the Pacific Ocean. The guides would give a small review of the dry forest and flora and fauna within it. When finalizing tour we return to our facilities where you will be able to look the photos taken by the photographer of the Canopy and will be able to visit the souvenirs store and the coffee shop.

This is not just a lesson:

It is the first step in surfing. After years of experience teaching surfing we guarantee you will stand up and ride your first waves in just one lesson! If you don’t, you get a free lesson.

Our lesson begins on the beach with some theory and practicing the right movements and the position you have to use on the board. Then we go into the water and start surfing! The instruction takes 2 hours for group lessons and 1 ½ hour for a private lesson.

The Gulf of Papagayo offers year-round surprises for those who wish to stay above the water and the dynamic tours give you the perfect opportunity to enjoy them.

All of trips can include as many, or as few, activities as you wish, and you choose the rhythm of your day!

Activities included: Snorkeling, Fishing, Wildlife searching, Stand-up paddle boards and surfing, Innertubes, waterskis, wakeboard, Fabulous beach toys, Underwater microphone to listen to whales and dolphins, Subwing – “fly” underwater with the fish and dolphins.

This tour gives you a chance to explore and play as you wish… As the tour portion of the trip draws to a close, instead of taking you back to your hotel we will take you to a secluded beach where we will set up a delicious picnic lunch for all. Whether served on the boat or on a beach, it is the ultimate experience to dine in such a secluded and special environment. The menu consists of freshly prepared salads, fruits, and homemade desserts. After lunch you will be returned to your hotel.

Cala Luna Boutique Hotel & Villas can be found on Langosta Beach, in Costa Rica’s Guanacaste province on the northern Pacific coast.

Adjacent to Tamarindo, a charming beach community currently growing into one of the most popular and fast-growing coastal towns in the country. Our property enjoys all the nearby conveniences of the beach town, yet sits beyond the hustle and bustle to offer guests a quiet escape.

Recently renovated with a unique and exquisite design. Hotel Cala Luna’s new eco-chic image is a stress-free and informal environment for our clients. Our design process maintains an ethical focus through the use of natural or recycled materials.

Feel the soft breeze wafting through wide windows… enjoy the warm welcome of the Cala Luna Boutique Hotel y Villas guest suites, taking in the details of their “Eco Chic” architecture.

Our extensive property unfolds like a tropical paradise as a short path takes you from the hotel’s restaurants and main swimming pool to one of the Pacific’s most beautiful and exclusive beach points: Playa Langosta, where soft, white sand dips gently into warm tropical waters.

Winding paths weave through Cala Luna’s lush tropical setting, connecting charming, spread-out villas — each enjoying a private pool — to the hotel rooms, the property’s Cala Moresca Restaurant and La Caletta Lounge and the hotel lobby.

This is the perfect vantage point for Costa Rica’s most spectacular sunsets, visible year-round, and so breathtaking even the local wildlife pauses to watch the golden sun sink into the rippling sea.

The natural wonders of the region offer no end of adventure, romance, discovery and relaxation for families and couples. Langosta Beach has long been the favored setting for innumerable Costa Rica weddings and honeymoons, and the staff at our four-star boutique hotel takes the utmost pride and attention to detail in creating your unforgettable special occasion.

JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa in Costa Rica offers the ultimate sumptuous Costa Rica vacations and a lifetime of memories.

With 310 luxuriously appointed guest rooms, including 20 One Bedroom Suites, this Costa Rica resort has already been labeled as one of the most exclusive resorts in Latin America. 

The resort is located on a secluded beach in a prime location within Costa Rica’s renowned Central Coast.

The hotel features a free flowing pool that covers more than 25,000 feet of area and provides a combination of private alcoves for couples and fun filled excitement for families.  The full service spa includes 18 treatment rooms, beauty parlor, deluxe palapas for outdoor massages and a state of the art gym, and 18-hole championship golf course neighbors our hotel and features a challenging experience with breathtaking views of flourishing landscapes and the Pacific Ocean.