Atracciones

  • Manuel Antonio National Park

    Dirección:
    Manuel Antonio National Park, Puntarenas Province, Quepos, Costa Rica .

    Manuel Antonio National Park, in Spanish the Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio, is a small National Park in the Central Pacific Conservation Area located on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, just south of the city of Quepos, Puntarenas, and 132 km (82 mi) from the national capital of San José. The park caters to as many as 150,000 visitors annually, and is well known for its beautiful beaches and hiking trails. In 2011, Manuel Antonio was listed by Forbes as among the world's 12 most beautiful national parks.

  • Isla Damas

    Dirección:
    Isla Damas, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica .

    Isla Damas, or Damas Island, is a small (6 km²) island in Costa Rica in the vicinity of Quepos. It is particularly noted for its estuaries lined with mangroves. Fauna on the island include white-faced monkeys, sloths, green iguanas, crocodiles, spectacled caimans, boas, crab-eating raccoons and silky anteaters, as well as crabs and numerous bird species. Boat and kayak tours through the island's estuaries are popular excursions with tourists.

  • SJO International Airport

    Dirección:
    Alajuela Province, Alajuela, Costa Rica .

    Juan Santamaría International Airport is the primary airport serving San José, the capital of Costa Rica. The airport is located in the city of Alajuela, 20 km west of downtown San José.

  • Playa Palo Seco side of Tranquilidad Resort Activities

    Dirección:
    Puntarenas Province, Parrita, Costa Rica .

    Palo Seco beach stretches 5.5 miles (9 km). It’s an unspoiled beach that attracts fewer visitors, hidden from the nearby Highway 34 with a thick barrier of tropical vegetation. Waves break right over the sandy beach, and they’re generally best for surfing on the southern end. Besides surfing, this is a lovely place to swim and have the beach to yourself.

  • Parrita Town

    Dirección:
    Puntarenas Province, Parrita, Costa Rica .

    Parrita is a town of approximately 16,000 people. It is a typical, non-touristy regional hub with multiple grocery stores, small shops, and open air markets.

  • Parque Marino del Pacifico Aquarium

    Dirección:
    Paseo de los Turistas, Barrio Las Playitas, Provincia de Puntarenas, Puntarenas, Costa Rica .

    The Pacific Marine Park promotes, supports and disseminates research, education and the sustainable use of marine biodiversity. The aquarium is the only marine theme park in the country with around 50 species, including clown fish, damsels, seahorses, cat sharks, crocodiles, and sea turtles. www.parquemarino.org, +506 2661-5272

  • Casa de la Cultura

    Dirección:
    Avenida Centenario, Provincia de Puntarenas, Puntarenas, Costa Rica .

    House of Culture. Free art gallery and sculpture garden, with occasional exhibits and cultural events.

    https://www.facebook.com/CasadelaCulturaPuntarenas/, +506 2661 3114

  • Puntarenas Paseo de los Turistas

    Dirección:
    Paseo de los Turistas, Provincia de Puntarenas, Puntarenas, Costa Rica .

    The Puntarenas Tourists’ Promanade is a popular beachside pedestrian boulevard frequented by cruise ships.

  • Parque Nacional Carara

    Dirección:
    Q9JV+CG Tarcoles, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica .

    National park known for biodiversity. Great hiking and wildlife viewing.

  • Crocodile Bridge Wildlife Reserve

    Dirección:
    Carr. Pacífica Fernández Oreamuno, Provincia de Puntarenas, Uvita, Costa Rica .

    “Crocodile Bridge” is a popular stop-over on the way to/from San José. Giant crocodiles bask in the sun below the bridge. This is a nice place to stretch legs and enjoy a snack from one of the many small shops. From the bridge there is an excellent hiking trail to Laguna Meándrica.

  • Catarata Manantial de Agua Viva waterfall

    Dirección:
    320, Provincia de Puntarenas, Tarcoles, Costa Rica .

    Tallest waterfall in Costa Rica (200m-high). Several swimming holes along the way.

    +506 2275-6245 or +506 8831-2980

  • Pura Vida Gardens and Waterfalls

    Dirección:
    320, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica .

    Private botanical garden with hiking, views and a restaurant.

    www.puravidagarden.com, +506 2645-1001 or +506 8352-9419

  • Crocodile Man Tour, The Original

    Dirección:
    Office Tarcoles, Provincia de Puntarenas, Jacó, Costa Rica .

    Various tours from crocodile watching to ATVs, horseback riding, zip lining, and fishing. https://crocodilemantour.com, +506 2637-0771

     

  • Los Sueños Marina at Playa Herradura

    Dirección:
    Los Sueños Marina Village, Los Sueños Resort and Marina, Provincia de Puntarenas, Herradura, Costa Rica .

    High-end marina on the beach made famous by the movie 1492: Conquest of Paradise. Many sport-fishing, scuba diving, and other water sports activities start at Los Sueños Marina.

  • Jacó

    Dirección:
    Jaco Walk Shopping Center, Puntarenas Province, Jaco, Costa Rica .

    The home of partying international surfers. The Jacó Walk and the surrounding area is great for restaurants, bars and shopping.

  • Discovery Horseback Tours

    Dirección:
    JF5G+67 San José Province, Carara, Costa Rica .

    2.5 hours horseback tours in a 1,300 acre private reserve.

    www.horseridecostarica.com, +506 8838 7550

  • Costa Rica Waterfall Tours

    Dirección:
    Av. Pastor Díaz, Puntarenas Province, Jaco, Costa Rica .

    A tour company for the adrenaline seekers. Waterfall tours, hiking, adventuring, canyoning, extreme canyoneering, and sport fishing.

    www.costaricawaterfalltours.com, +506 2643-1834

     

  • Vista Los Sueños Adventure Park

    Dirección:
    1.7km east of the Heradura main intersection, beach, Provincia de Puntarenas, Herradura, Costa Rica .

    The longest zipline in the region, horseback riding, ATV adventures and combinations of each.

    https://www.vistalossuenosadventurepark.com, +506 2637-6020

     

  • Playa Hermosa

    Dirección:
    Puntarenas Province, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica .

    Home of the National Surfing Championships, and a great place to watch the expert surfers from the beach.

  • Quepos

    Dirección:
    Puntarenas Province, Quepos, Costa Rica .

    Regional hub with plenty of shopping. The gateway to Costa Rica’s busiest park: Manual Antonio National Park.

  • Marina Pez Vela

    Dirección:
    Marina Pez Vela, Puntarenas Province, Quepos, Costa Rica .

    The marina where all regional ocean-bound boat adventures begin. Sportfishing, scuba diving, sailing, whale and dolphin-watching, yachting, etc. A nice place for shopping and gawking at the parked yachts.

    +506 2774 9000

     

  • H2O Adventures

    Dirección:
    CRHR+5P Puntarenas Province, Quepos, Costa Rica .

    Rafting and tubing trips on the Savegre and Naranjo Rivers, ocean and mangrove kayaking tours, and paddle boarding excursions.

    www.h2ocr.com, +506 2777-4092

  • Titi Canopy Tours

    Dirección:
    CVQ7+VH Puntarenas Province, Quepos, Costa Rica .

    12 ziplines, 22 platforms, one rappel, one Tarzan swing and a tree top suspension bridge plus a delicious Costa Rican meal after the tour.

    www.titicanopytour.com, +506 2777-3130

     

  • Planet Dolphin Cruises

    Dirección:
    CRGJ+FX Puntarenas Province, Quepos, Costa Rica .

    Dolphin and whale-watching cruises.

    www.planetdolphin.com, +506 2777-1647

  • Mamá Cacao

    Dirección:
    Travels to guests .

    2-hour traveling chocolate-making workshop for groups.

    +506 8383-5910

     

  • Cala Spa

    Dirección:
    Manuel Antonio Road KM 4, Costa Rica .

    Muds and wraps, scrubs, manicures, facials and massages.

    www.sicomono.com, +506 2777-0777

  • Amigos del Rio

    Dirección:
    CR8R+MW Puntarenas Province, Quepos, Costa Rica .

    5-hours for 10 activities in one day. Nature History Walk, Waterfall Swimming, Dry Rappel, Waterfall Zippel, Free Fall Rappel, Free Fall into a waterfall pool, Tarzan swing, Via Ferrata, 3 Jungle Zip Lines, 4 Canyon Zip Lines.

    https://amigosdelrio.net/, +506 2777-0082

     

  • La Playita (Playitas Beach)

    Dirección:
    Puntarenas Province, Quepos, Costa Rica .

    Costa Rica’s most famous gay beach.

  • Playa Manuel Antonio

    Dirección:
    Puntarenas Province, Quepos, Costa Rica .

    The best swimming beach in the Quepos/Manuel Antonio area.

  • Estuary side of Tranquilidad Resort Activities

    Dirección:
    Estuary side of Tranquilidad Resort, Playa Palo Seco, Costa Rica .

    Estuary boat tours, crocodile tours, estuary fishing trips, stand-up paddle board tours, waterfall hikes, kayak rentals, and rowboat rental.

  • Palo Seco beach-side activities at Tranquilidad Resort

    Dirección:
    Tranquilidad Resort, Playa Palo Seco .

    Palo Seco beach stretches 5.5 miles (9 km). It’s an unspoiled beach that attracts fewer visitors, hidden from the nearby Highway 34 with a thick barrier of tropical vegetation. Waves break right over the sandy beach, and they’re generally best for surfing on the southern end. Besides surfing, this is a lovely place to swim and have the beach to yourself. Tranquilidad Resort offers surfing lessons, surf board rental, and boogie board rental.