Offsite Experiences

November 11, 2021 2023-12-07 14:25

Signature Arenal Favorites

Our favorite collection of must-do activities in the Arenal/La Fortuna region.

Wildlife Safaris

Costa Rica's biodiversity in full display. Enjoy unforgettable sightings of the region's fascinating creatures.


Arenal Volcano National Park offers a marvelous guided hike for all birding enthusiasts. Expect sightings of toucans, parrots, parakeets, tanagers, and oropendolas. An expert guide will seek elusive species including royal flycatchers, white-fronted nunbirds, and cinnamon woodpeckers.

Frog Night Hike

A singular evening adventure of fascinating twists at Arenal Oasis, the region’s only frog sanctuary! Run by a local family, it is home to close to 30 species of colorful tree frogs. The naturalist guide will lead you along gentle trails through a nighttime chorus of croaks and chirps.

Sloth Spotting

The Sloths’ eternal smile inspires us to slow down and enjoy life at a mindful pace. A national symbol, these affable creatures are one of Costa Rica’s most beloved animals. Our surrounding forests house the two-toed and three-toed varieties. Spotting them in their natural habitat is heartwarming!

Adrenaline Selection

The stuff of legends! Live Costa Rica's heart-pounding adventures.

Culinary Immersion

Savor the wonderful flavors of your destination.

Pura Vida Cooking Session

Food is a delicious shortcut to a country’s authentic culture! Our traditional cooking lesson starts with a tour of “La Finquita” (Little Farm) to witness firsthand the land-to-table process. After harvesting seasonal produce, we will prepare a traditional Costa Rican dish and experiment with the country’s flavors, ingredients, and techniques.

Coffee & Chocolate Journey

Trace the roots of the world’s favorite products at a family-owned farm and learn about Costa Rica’s rich agricultural legacy. The main focus will be on coffee and its fascinating farm-to-cup journey. Sample coffee varieties & brewing methods. A briefer experience will focus on cacao, the marvelous bean behind chocolate. Cacao and sugar cane tasting will round up this delicious experience.

Go Farther

Venture out to more of Costa Rica's hidden wonders. Visit wildlife refuges, sanctuaries, or National Parks.

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