Discover Costa Rica
Tours and Adventures
Families and children will enjoy many activities within Parador's property such as exploring the trails, observing unique and curious wildlife, playing mini-golf, tennis, enjoying the family pool and more. The nighttime walking tour on property is especially recommended and involves the use of backlights! Our professional bilingual guides always take extra special care to focus time and attention with kids when they participate. These adventures are sure to leave long lasting, memorable and fun learning experiences.
Parador's location between the Pacific Ocean and lush hills allows for a great variety of adventures in both land and sea. Parasailing or kayaking, horseback riding, zipping through canopies, water rafting, and sport fishing are only some of the activities you may enjoy while staying with us.
Our unmissable signature tours include:
Manuel Antonio National Park Guided Tours
One of the nation’s ecological gems and the second most visited nature reserve in Costa Rica; famed Manuel Antonio National Park is a “don’t miss” excursion while visiting our beautiful area. Led by our own professional certified naturalists, this is an easy and relaxing trek over well marked trails and white sand beaches that will introduce you to the varied flora and fauna of our rich rainforests.
Although many of the animals will be clearly visible (including squirrel, white face and howler monkeys, sloths, toucans and more), the guide is armed with a high-powered telescopic lens that will allow you to view resident wildlife obscured by the lush jungle.
“Mysteries of the Night” Walking Tour on Parador’s Monkey Trail
As the sun sets, the jungle awakens to an orchestra of nocturnal sounds, signaling the beginning of a mesmerizing adventure on the Monkey Trail. Guided by the soft glow of lanterns, this night walk offers an intimate glimpse into a world rarely seen by day.
Journey through dense foliage and uncover nature's secrets hidden beneath the moonlit canopy. From luminous fireflies dancing in the dark to the elusive creatures that prowl the forest floor, every step is filled with wonder. Perfect for families and curious souls, this tour offers a profound connection to Costa Rica's vibrant nocturnal ecosystem.
Savegre and Naranjo Rivers
Discover the thrills of white water rafting in Costa Rica with our signature tours on the Savegre or Naranjo River. As you tackle exhilarating rapids, be captivated by the untouched beauty of our nation's wilderness. The lush rainforest canopy overhead, the melodic calls of tropical birds, and the ever-present rhythm of rushing water create an adventure unlike any other.
Beyond the adrenaline rush, these rafting excursions offer guests a unique opportunity to immerse themselves in Costa Rica's rich biodiversity. Along the riverbanks, vibrant flora and elusive wildlife beckon, making this journey not just about the rapids, but also about connecting deeply with nature's wonders at Parador.
Kayaking and Snorkeling
Set out on a mesmerizing kayaking journey across the vast expanse of the Pacific Ocean. As you gently glide over the crystal-clear waters, the gentle rhythm of the waves envelops you, setting a serene pace for your expedition. The shimmering sun casts a golden hue, making the marine life below seem even more enchanting.
Parador's ocean kayaking offers not just a physical activity but a soulful communion with nature. Witness the majesty of the horizon stretching endlessly ahead and feel rejuvenated amidst the vastness of nature. Dive deep into this invigorating experience and create memories that last a lifetime.
Soar Through the Treetops
Unleash your spirit of adventure with Parador's exhilarating ziplining experience. As you soar high above the canopy, feel the rush of adrenaline, accompanied by panoramic views of Costa Rica's lush landscapes. Every glide offers a breathtaking vista, ensuring every moment is etched in memory.
Designed with both thrill-seekers and families in mind, our zipline courses strike the perfect balance between adrenaline-filled excitement and safety. Young or old, everyone gets to experience the thrill of flight. Embark on this family-friendly adventure and create stories that will be shared for generations to come.
Isla Damas Mangrove
Kayaking Adventure Tour
Embark on an enchanting journey through the pristine mangroves of Isla Damas, paddling smoothly on its tranquil waters. As you navigate the intricate waterways, nature unveils its hidden treasures: from unique bird species perched on overhanging branches to curious aquatic creatures beneath your kayak.
This kayaking expedition offers more than just a serene experience; it's an immersion into a rich and diverse ecosystem. Glide beneath the canopy, listen to nature's whispers, and witness firsthand the symbiotic relationships within the mangrove forest. A family-friendly activity, this tour guarantees both discovery and relaxation in the heart of Costa Rica's breathtaking landscapes.