The Best Things to do in Playa Grande Guanacaste, Costa Rica

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Panache Catamaran Sailing, Costa Rica
Panache Catamaran SailingPlaya Flamingo

Head off for a day of sailing, snorkeling, and swimming on this tour. You’ll sail up the coast from Playa Flamingo and explore some of the Nicoya Peninsula’s most beautiful coastal areas.

5 km away
Catamaran Tour
Kayaking
Leisure
Snorkeling
Beach Tour and Snorkeling, Costa Rica
Beach Tour and SnorkelingPlaya Flamingo

The Guanacaste region has some of Costa Rica’s most famous beaches. This tour highlights some of the activities you might want to try while you’re near the shore. You’ll get to snorkel, see coastal wildlife, surf, and swim.

5 km away
Beach Trip
Snorkeling
Tamarindo Fishing Tours, Costa Rica
Tamarindo Fishing ToursTamarindo

Take a Tamarindo Sportfishing tour for big game fishing with the area’s most experienced captains on top quality sea crafts. Tamarindo, situated in the Guanacaste region, is Costa Rica’s closest point to the continental shelf, so your trip is spent catching fish instead of searching for them.

1 km away
Fresh Water Fishing
Tamarindo ATV Adventure, Costa Rica
Tamarindo ATV AdventureTamarindo

On this tour, you’ll navigate an ATV down private paths through Tamarindo’s tropical forest, not far from Tamarindo Beach. The tour guides know the ins and outs of this area, and can provide interesting facts about the local plants and animals.

1 km away
ATV Tours
Monkey Jungle Canopy Tour, Costa Rica
Monkey Jungle Canopy TourTamarindo

Set on the outskirts of Tamarindo, the Monkey Jungle Canopy Tour offers travelers a high-flying way to experience the forests of Costa Rica. The tour consists of seven zip-line cables that extend through the treetops.

1 km away
Zip Lines
Safari Float Tour on Corobicí River, Costa Rica
Safari Float Tour on Corobicí RiverLiberia

This calm river is located in Guanacaste, near Liberia. This is an excellent river for families looking to float down a gorgeous and gentle jungle river, surrounded by nature and wildlife.

45 km away
Safari Float
Wildlife
Santa Rosa National Park & Liberia City Tour, Costa Rica
Santa Rosa National Park & Liberia City TourLiberia

The Santa Rosa National Park is the site of Costa Rica’s most important monument, the Hacienda Santa Rosa. Known locally as La Casona , this monument marks the fall of filibuster William Walker and his professional mercenaries to a local peasant army in 1856. Today, La Casona is a museum dedicated to the memory of this battle. This tour will allow you to stop by and explore this historical sight.

45 km away
City Tour
Nature Walk
Early Bird Watching Tour, Costa Rica
Early Bird Watching TourLiberia

It may be your vacation, but nature waits for no one. Sometimes, to see the early bird you've got to be the early bird. Start your morning with an outdoor adventure — this tour offers you the opportunity to spot some of Costa Rica's 850 species of birds!

45 km away
Bird Watching
Naturalist Guide
Buena Vista Mega Combo Adventure, Costa Rica
Buena Vista Mega Combo AdventureRincon de La Vieja

This expedition at the Buena Vista Lodge allows tour members to enjoy canopy tours and horseback rides, and hot springs all in one day. Oh right and then there is that 400-meter waterslide through the forest.

52 km away
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Horseback Riding
Hot Springs
Suspension Bridges
Waterslides
Zip Lines
Borinquen Adventure Day, Costa Rica
Borinquen Adventure DayRincon de La Vieja

The Borinquen Adventure is an exciting combination of horseback riding, zip lining and soaking in hot springs.

52 km away
Horseback Riding
Hot Springs
Zip Lines
Sensoria Land of Senses, Costa Rica
Sensoria Land of SensesRincon de La Vieja

This tour takes you to see the wildlife that surrounds the Rincón de la Vieja Volcano on a jungle trail called “Sensoria”—named for its sensorily overwhelming environment. Your three- to four-hour hike concludes with a dip in a thermally heated pool.

52 km away
Guided Tours
Hiking
Hot Springs
Palo Verde National Park Tour, Costa Rica
Palo Verde National Park TourPalo Verde

This tour will introduce you to Palo Verde's wildlife as well as its indigenous culture. Have your camera handy as you search the riverbanks for monkeys, crocodiles, and a myriad of birds on this nature cruise through the Palo Verde National Park.

56 km away
Boat Tours
Rincon de la Vieja & Liberia City Tour, Costa Rica
Rincon de la Vieja & Liberia City TourRincon de La Vieja

Take this tour to explore the picturesque hiking trails of Rincón de la Vieja National Park. The tour lasts between 2.5 and 3 hours.

52 km away
City Tour
Guided Tours
Hiking
Guanacaste Safari Float , Costa Rica
Guanacaste Safari Float Liberia

This safari float is the perfect way to explore the rainforest with the whole family, offering a gentle alternative to a rafting tour. There’s plentiful wildlife in this part of the rainforest, and the water is slow-moving enough that you’ll have plenty of time to look for animals as you drift through the greenery. Your guides have excellent experience spotting animals in the area, and ensure that you’re comfortable as you drift down the river on an innertube.

45 km away
Safari Float
One Day Adventure Combo Guachipelin, Costa Rica
One Day Adventure Combo GuachipelinRincon de La Vieja

This adventure combo at Rincon de La Vieja is an action packed full day expedition that features a guided visit to Hacienda Guachipeli­n Lodge, next to Rincon De La Vieja National Park. There are 4 main activities during this day of adventure canopy tour and rapelling through the Rio Blanco Canyon and horseback riding expedition to nearby waterfalls, relax at a rustic spa featuring volcano heated thermal waters, steam and mud bath.

52 km away
Horseback Riding
Hot Springs
Rappel
Suspension Bridges
Zip Lines
Tenorio River Rafting Class III/IV, Costa Rica
Tenorio River Rafting Class III/IVTenorio Volcano Area

Paddle down the exciting rapids of the Tenorio River and enjoy the area's lush scenery while on this adventurous rafting tour.

92 km away
Rafting
Rio Celeste & Tenorio Volcano Rainforest, Costa Rica
Rio Celeste & Tenorio Volcano RainforestTenorio Volcano Area

As local legend has it, God washed his paintbrush in the Río Celeste after he painted the sky. Upon seeing the blue-tinted waters of this river, this legend will make a great deal of sense.

92 km away
Guided Tours
Hiking
Miravalles Volcano Combo Tour, Costa Rica
Miravalles Volcano Combo TourTenorio Volcano Area

This tour begins with a one-hour drive through the Guanacaste mountain range. During this portion, you’ll be privileged with excellent views of the dormant Miravalles Volcano. Although the volcano hasn’t experienced significant eruptions in some time, it continues to expel gas and geysers near its base— expulsions that are used by the government to produce geothermal energy.

92 km away
Guided Tours
Hiking
Horseback Riding
Hot Springs
Tortuga Island Tour, Costa Rica
Tortuga Island TourTortuga Island

Come explore the beautiful Tortuga Island on this full-day tour. You'll enjoy lovely landscapes, tasty meals, and fun activities like swimming, snorkeling, and volleyball.

105 km away
Boat Tours
Kayaking
Snorkeling
Arenal Volcano One Day Tour, Costa Rica
Arenal Volcano One Day TourArenal

On this tour, you’ll get to tour the area that surrounds the still-active Arenal Volcano, and take an educational walk through a humid forest.

134 km away
Hot Springs
Naturalist Guide
Nature Walk




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