Considered among the World's 12 most beautiful national parks (Forbes), this small park has impressive landscapes and white-sand beaches. The 7 km2 (3 sq mi) territory is also home to over 100 species of mammals and over 180 species of birds. With some luck, dolphins can be seen, as well as the occasional migrating whales.
A day cruise to Playa Fantasia, a hidden stretch of sand on the Nicoya Peninsula accessible only by boat. Relax on beach hammocks, cocktail in hand, with your Spanish instructors while our chef prepares lunch on the beach. Sportier guests can also snorkel or body board.
RURAL COSTA RICA
We will discover some hidden parts of Costa Rica: its rural lifestyle where traditional agriculture and cottage industry are still common.
CARARA NATIONAL PARK RIVER CRUISE
This incredible protected area measures around 4,700 hectares and is home to approximately half of Costa Rica's bird species. It’s also the transition region between the tropical dry forest and the humid Pacific forest. After a walk in the park, we will continue our journey by boat over the Tárcoles River for a unique experience of crocodiles and wildlife watching.
THE RAINFORREST BY HORSE
Although the biggest rainforests are located in central Costa Rica, you will explore a rainforest nearby JACO on a horseback-riding tour. Enjoy the waterfalls, natural swimming pools and spot local wildlife including toucans, scarlet macaws, and white-faced monkeys. .
Costa Rican gastronomy is influenced by indigenous, Spanish and African cuisines. During your stay, you will experience the best of Costa Rica´s gastronomy.