Top 5 tours to do in Costa Rica

Written by Isabella Anderson
August 28, 2012

A Costa Rica vacations is not only about breathtaking landscapes, tremendous beaches and astonishing volcanoes, but it is also having a story to tell. We want to give you our top five suggestions for activities to do while you travel in the country:

[zipline canopy tour are available in different areas of costa rica as: arenal, jacó, guanacaste and monteverde]

Zip Lining Canopy Tour

If you are into adventure, the canopy tour is the perfect activity to start. This zip line ride does not require any particular skills; you just enjoy the views, the speed and your body full of adrenaline.

[White Water Rafting one of the most famous tours available in costa rica]

White Water Rafting

Adventure lovers always consider this activity while in Costa Rica. We have some of the best rivers in the world with warm waters. We can mention Reventazon, Pacuare, Corobici and Savegre. Professional and experienced tour guides make of them safe, fun and memorable.

[a group od people doing scuba diving in costa rica]

Scuba Diving

Costa Rica is the place where the unexpected is commonplace. In these rich waters you will have from small to big animal encounters, visibility in the 30 to 120 foot range and the abundant marine populations will astound even the most experienced divers.

The most popular diving sites are: Nicoya Peninsula, Osa Peninsula, Coco’s Island and the Caribbean coast.

[gilbert brown surfer costa rica champion]


Surf has become a national sport, and Costa Ricans are extremely good at it. Professional surfers offer surfing classes in the best surfing beaches.

Recently, the National Geographic named Nosara beach as one of the most valuable destination in the world to have a safe but sensational surfing trip.

[horseback riding tour near arenal volcano]

Horseback Riding

Horseback rides allow visitors to experience several spectacular landscapes within the course of a few hours. Just picture yourself riding through a misty rainforest, crossing creeks, rural communities or just enjoying the views.

Tourists can do horseback riding anywhere in Costa Rica, but some of the most recommended locations are locations include Monteverde, Manuel Antonio, Arenal and Rincón de La Vieja.

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