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Destination Arenal

Canopy Tour at Arenal Paraiso (Zipline)

The sensation of flying into the forest is really unique. This canopy is located at the canyon of the Arenal River for a perfect combination of nature and adventure. This exciting experience starts with a short walk to the first platform where our guides will check carefully all the equipment & provide some short but important instructions on how to slide properly through the cables. The equipment is high quality and done by the best manufacturers for your complete enjoyment and absolute security. The 12 platforms, cables over 350 meters long and 80 meters heights make this adventure, unforgettable. This ride will let you admire the beautiful surroundings and observe monkeys, birds and lazy bears. From the higher platform and cable you will be able to observe two beautiful waterfalls. This tour is for everyone, no matter what age; all you need is adventurous spirit. Just fill out your lungs with fresh air while sliding between the trees and admire the wonderful views of the tropical rain forest of Costa Rica. Towards the end of the ride you will fly over the Arenal River to the last platform. There our truck will be waiting for you with some snacks before you leave back to the hotel on a very fun ride. So, dare to have fun with this canopy tour!

Tour includes: Transportation, professional guides, equipment.

Recommended gear: clothing, sneakers, mosquito repellent, sun block and camera.

Departure time/s: 8:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m. & 3:00 p.m. approx.

Length of tour: Half day. 2 hours approx

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Arenal
Arenal Volcano is an unavoidable presence while traveling within this part of the country. Arenal’s perfectly symmetrical shape makes it a sightseer’s dream, while its abundance of outdoor activities makes it an easy place to check things off your “must-do in Costa Rica” list. Travelers to Arenal will enjoy its bountiful sights, sounds and activities plus there are mountains to be hiked, lakes to be fished and rivers to be floated. As one of the country’s most scenic and accessible areas, it is a requisite stop on any tour of Costa Rica.

Guanacaste
Home to steady surfing waves, perfect Pacific sunsets, a diversity of dining options and a healthy nightlife, Tamarindo is an ideal destination for relaxing and enjoying the beach. Over the last 5 years, the area has experienced major expansion through the construction of condos, homes, and hotels. While it still remains a fantastic beach, Tamarindo exemplifies the environmental challenges and growth pressures that come with quick development. Fearful of loosing its charming characteristics, Tamarindo has taken steps to slow its growth and re-focus on environmental and biological preservation. These efforts have improved water quality and beach cleanliness dramatically over the last year.

Jaco
Jaco is the closest beach to San Jose, only 90 minutes from arriving in Costa Rica, you can be on the beach. Located halfway between San Jose and Manuel Antonio, Jaco is the spot for fun lovers and surfers. Jaco is in the top ten of Costa Rica’s best beach destinations. Jaco provides lots of nightlife and easy to get to actives and adventures. Jacó is Costa Rica’s largest and most populated beach destination. It has high-rise condos, deluxe restaurants, and a vibrant nightlife. The town is set amidst beautiful hills and it maintains a healthy population of Scarlet Macaws. It is a short driving distance from many less developed and pristine beaches, including Hermosa, Herradura and Esterillos. Once threatened by pollution, the Jacó beach has become considerably cleaner as the city has adopted stricter environmental regulations. It has moved forward with zoning and water treatment standards to attract more visitors and is maintaining a sustainable balance with the surrounding biodiversity.

Manuel Antinio
Manual Antonio is one of Costa Rica’s most famous destinations, offering world-class beaches, a fantastic national park and amazing views of the Pacific Ocean. There are dozens of local and international dining options and a wide range of accommodations – everything from 5-star luxury suites to simple budget hotels. Visitors to Manuel Antonio will find a combination of nature, nightlife, and adventure.

Monteverde
For most of the year, the humidity level in this tropical forest reaches 100 percent. With majestic trees festooned with orchids, bromeliads, ferns, vines, and mosses, it’s home to a multitude of rare animal and plant species. Rising temperatures are expected to upset this fragile balance, with detrimental effects on the biodiversity that has flourished here for centuries. The misty cloud forests of Monteverde are some of the most accessible cloud forests in the entire world. With dense canopy foliage and hundreds of epiphytes and lichen, these forests offer visitors some of the country’s best hiking. Monteverde has action-packed activities, including zip line tours and horseback riding, as well as educational museums and species exhibits. Due to its varied elevations and diverse density of species, it is a major research site for international biologists.

San Jose
San Jose is the main entryway to the country, located in the Central Valley, it offers a variety of tourist, cultural and natural attractions, including Costa Rica’s best museums: the Gold, Jade, National, Costa Rican Art, La Salle Natural Science, University of Costa Rica Insect and Children’s Contemporary Art and Design Museums. In addition, this region is home to the architectural jewel of Costa Rica: the National Theater. All of these are located in the country’s capital. The national parks located in the Valley—Poás, Braulio Carrillo, Irazú and Turrialba—protect the region’s main volcanoes. All have road infrastructure so that visitors can enjoy their birds, natural landscapes, craters and forests.