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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:

Vuelto Loco Offshore Fishing Charter Rental

Private Yacht | Offshore Fishing Expedition
Vuelto Loco

Set sail on a thrilling 8-hour sport fishing charter off the majestic Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, departing from the Pez Vela Marina in Quepos. With its reputation as a renowned sport fishing destination, this coastal paradise offers an angler's dream come true.

As you venture into the deep blue waters, you'll have the opportunity to reel in some of the ocean's most prized catches, including marlin, sailfish, dorado, tuna and wahoo. Our expert crew led by a captain with over 20 years’ experience and his fishing assistants will ensure an exciting and safe expedition for anglers of all levels, from beginners to seasoned pros.

While you wait for that strike, soak in the coastal scenery, while keeping an eye out for playful dolphins and sea turtles that often accompany the boats.

Whether you're a passionate angler seeking a trophy catch or simply looking to enjoy a day of relaxation on the open waters with your friends and family, our sport fishing charters promise an unforgettable experience aboard a luxury Viking 45-foot yacht with exclusive amenities.

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Enjoy Parador's Monkey Trail
Guided Nature Trail Hike

Embark on an immersive 90-minute guided nature tour across Parador's sprawling jungle trails. Led by a certified professional guide, you'll venture through thriving secondary forests teeming with diverse wildlife.

Expect to cross paths with vibrant tropical birds like toucans, parrots, and macaws, as well as our three resident monkey species: squirrel, white-faced, and howler monkeys. Keep your eyes peeled for both two-toed and three-toed sloths, iguanas, and various other native creatures. If fortune favors you, you may even have the rare opportunity to spot a Caucel, a wildcat belonging to the puma family, lurking in the shadows of this lush wilderness.

Mysteries of the night jungle hiking tour

Freaks Come Out at Night
Mysteries of the Night - Jungle Walking Tour

As the sun sets, the jungle awakens, creating a symphony of nocturnal sounds that mark the start of an adventure along the Monkey Trail. Guided by the glow of flashlights, this night walk provides a glimpse into a world that remains hidden during the day.

Accompanied by a certified naturalist guide armed with a telescopic lens, you may have the chance to spot a variety of creatures, including coatis, sloths, raccoons, skunks, porcupines, numerous reptiles and amphibians, and a myriad of intriguing insects. Keep an eye out for the captivating red-eyed frog, a favorite among photographers. And if luck is on your side, you might even catch a glimpse of an elusive wildcat.

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Rated Best Park in Costa Rica
Manuel Antonio National Park – Walking Tour

Explore one of Costa Rica's ecological treasures, the renowned Manuel Antonio National Park, a must-visit destination. Our guided tour, led by professional certified naturalists, offers a leisurely and enjoyable journey along well-marked trails and pristine white sand beaches, providing an immersive introduction to the diverse flora and fauna found within lush rainforests and mangroves.

While many animals, such as squirrel, white-faced and howler monkeys, sloths, toucans, and more, are often easily visible, our expert guides enhance the experience with their keen detection skills and telescopic lenses. This allows you to spot resident wildlife that seamlessly blends into the verdant jungle, ensuring you won't miss a moment of the park's biodiversity.

Two Wheel Tico Village Bicycle Tour

Mountain Biking Adventure
Two Wheels “Tico” Village and Waterfall Tour

Experience the charm of rural life in Portalón, a quaint town just 30 minutes south of Quepos, on our guided bicycle tour. Explore the heart of the community by visiting the local school, a beacon of sustainability in the area. We'll also make a stop at the "pulpería," the community's convenience store and social hub.

This excursion offers a genuine glimpse into the daily life of Costa Rican locals. After biking, we'll reach a nearby community where you can take a short walk to a picturesque waterfall for swimming. Enjoy a taste of local culture with freshly made corn tortillas accompanied by cheese or picadillo.

If you choose the afternoon tour, top off your day with a visit to Matapalo Beach, just a 15-minute drive away, to enjoy a stunning sunset.

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A Costa Rican Treasure
Carara National Park and Scarlet Macaw Observation

Embark on a one-day guided adventure to Carara National Park. Wander along well-maintained trails that wind through dense rainforests, where you might spot colorful toucans, vibrant scarlet macaws, and howler monkeys in their natural habitat.

As you delve deeper into the park, you'll encounter the towering trees and intricate ecosystems that make Carara remarkable. Keep an eye out for unique reptiles and amphibians, as well as the strikingly beautiful poison dart frog. Your expert naturalist guide will share their insights about the park's ecological importance and the fascinating creatures that call it home.

The tour culminates in a moment of serenity at the Tárcoles River, where you can witness the prehistoric majesty of crocodiles basking in the sun

Quepos Farmers Market Feria

A Local and Cultural Experience
Quepos Farmers Market Tour

Join us for a delightful two-hour excursion to the Quepos Farmers Market, where the vibrant pulse of local life comes alive. Stroll through the bustling market as you explore an array of vendors. Discover seasonal fruits and vegetables bursting with flavor, aromatic herbs and spices, and an enticing selection of homemade treats.

Enjoy the lively atmosphere, interact with friendly locals, and savor the opportunity to taste and learn about the region's culinary treasures. Whether you're a food enthusiast, a curious traveler, or simply seeking a taste of authentic culture, this visit promises a memorable and flavorful experience.

On the way back to the resort, a quick photo op stop at the Maracas lookout point allows you to take in the breathtaking ocean view from yet another vantage point.

Adventure Park

Thrill Packed All Day Excursion
“High Octane” Adventure Park Tour

Experience a heart-pounding, full-day adventure at the highlands of "Las Parcelas de Damas" Adventure Park. This thrill-packed expedition features ten exhilarating activities in just eight action-packed hours.

Mix and match your favorites, such as a Hummer ride or 30-minute horseback trek, Tarzan swing, rappel, canopy (zip-line) cables, water-drenching zip-line through a dramatic waterfall, 7-meter freefall to water, 10-meter caving ladder, waterfall canyoning, zipline/rappel (combined) on a 65 meter waterfall, the fastest zip-line (250 meters in 10 seconds), rappel/swing (combined). For those seeking heart-pounding fun and excitement!

Canopy Tour Zipline

Ziplining throught the jungle
“More Adrenaline” Canopy Tour

Elevate your senses with an adventure that takes you to the rainforest canopy. Imagine the exhilaration of hanging from sturdy cables, swinging like Tarzan, and rappelling from platforms to the forest floor below. As you soar through the treetops, appreciate the awe-inspiring natural beauty that surrounds you.

This adventure boasts 18 platforms, nine thrilling cables, two adrenaline-pumping rappel lines, an aerial swing, and a suspended bridge that adds an extra layer of excitement. Your journey begins with a scenic and informative 45-minute drive through the lush primary and secondary forests, eventually leading you to the canopy site. Before your canopy tour begins, you'll also have the chance to explore an on-site butterfly farm, adding even more magic to your rainforest adventure.

Whitewater Rafting

Class III & IV Rapids
Savegre River White Water Rafting

Embark on a thrilling 4x4 journey into the heart of Costa Rica's lush jungle, immersing yourself in the awe-inspiring beauty of the remote Savegre region. Your adventure commences in Silencio, a charming local village renowned for its tight-knit, cooperative community with a captivating history.

Following an adventurous ride on a rugged road, we'll pause at a Tico restaurant. Here, you can savor the anticipation of a delicious lunch by pre-ordering your desired meal. Take advantage of this stop to freshen up in the restrooms before the real excitement unfolds.

The Savegre River, with its exhilarating Class II, III, and IV rapids, awaits you. Our experienced guides are intimately familiar with every twist and turn of the river, ensuring your safety and enjoyment. At select points along the journey, they'll even invite you to take a plunge into the river, allowing you to connect with the water's power in a safe manner. This adventure promises an unforgettable day of adrenaline and natural wonder in the heart of Costa Rica's tropical paradise.

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Kids just wanna have fun
Horseback Riding to Waterfalls

Embark on a horseback adventure through the countryside just a 30-minute ride from Villa Nueva. Meandering trails amidst hills and lush rainforests guide you to the banks of a tranquil river, where you'll enjoy a leisurely 90-minute ride.

A short hike reveals two breathtaking waterfalls, inviting you to take a refreshing dip in the crystal-clear pool beneath cascades. Savor revitalizing snacks, including juice, water, fruit, and cookies, while enjoying the beauty of the surroundings.

Afterward, saddle up for another hour of horseback riding before indulging in a traditional Costa Rican lunch. This half-day excursion is perfect for couples, groups, or families, promising an unforgettable blend of natural beauty, adventure, and authentic Costa Rican cuisine.

Parasailing Manuel Antonio

High as Kite
Parasailing flight from Manuel Antonio

Embark on a parasailing adventure in the stunning coastal paradise of Manuel Antonio. Feel the wind in your hair and the rush of adrenaline as you ascend high above the shimmering waters of the Pacific Ocean.

With panoramic views of lush rainforests, pristine beaches, and azure seas, this parasailing tour promises an exhilarating and unforgettable experience for adventurers of all ages. Soar like a bird, capture breathtaking photos, and create lasting memories as you take flight in one of Costa Rica's most iconic destinations, descending in the warm waters of the Pacific.

Surf Lessons

Best place to learn
Surf Lessons

Embark on an unforgettable surfing adventure in the vibrant coastal town of Manuel Antonio, renowned as one of the premier surf destinations along the central Pacific Coast of Costa Rica.

Imagine yourself catching your first wave or mastering a new trick, all under the guidance of expert instructors who know these waves like the back of their hand.

Our surfing lessons cater to all experience levels, from beginners taking their first steps on a board to seasoned surfers looking to refine their skills. Manuel Antonio's pristine beaches and consistent waves provide the ideal playground for this exhilarating sport.

Ocean Catamaran

Perfect for Sunsets
Ocean Catamaran

Embark on a serene and captivating 5-hour journey aboard an elegant 85-foot catamaran sailboat, sailing through the Pacific waters that adorn our coastal region. Witness the lush rainforest dramatically embracing the coastline, a sprinkling of secluded, uninhabited islands, and the picturesque landscapes of Quepos and Manuel Antonio.

Keep your gaze on the horizon, for these pristine waters are home to a wealth of marine life. Dolphins, whales, and graceful marine turtles often grace us with their presence, offering a rare glimpse into the wonders of the deep.

When it's time to cool off, don your snorkeling gear and plunge into the underwater realm.

As you work up an appetite, indulge in a delectable lunch served onboard, featuring fresh fish kabobs and pasta salad. Quench your thirst with fruit punch and water or choose from a selection of alcoholic beverages available for an extra charge.

This ocean catamaran tour promises not only a tranquil escape but also an opportunity to immerse yourself in the natural splendors of our coastal paradise. It's a journey that combines scenic beauty, marine encounters, and culinary delights, making it an unforgettable experience for all who come aboard.

Jet Ski Tour

Fulfill Your Need for Speed
Jet Ski Tour

This high-speed escapade promises an adrenaline rush like no other as you explore the stunning Pacific coastline.

Hop aboard your powerful jet ski and navigate the waters of the Pacific Ocean. As you rev up the engine, you'll be greeted by breathtaking views of Manuel Antonio's shores and the waters that stretch to the horizon.

Take in the vistas of secluded coves, hidden beaches, and dramatic cliffs. Keep your eyes peeled for the abundant marine life that inhabits these waters, from playful dolphins to graceful sea turtles. If you're lucky, you might even spot a majestic whale breaching in the distance.

Whether you're an experienced jet skier or a first timer, our tour promises an unforgettable aquatic adventure that will leave you with memories to cherish for a lifetime.

Ocean Kayaking

Get Upclose and personal with the Pacific
Kayaking along the Coast of Manuel Antonio

Set out on a kayaking journey across the vast expanse of the Pacific Ocean. As you gently glide over the waters, the rhythm of the waves envelops you, setting a serene pace for your expeditions. The shimmering sun casts a golden hue, making the marine life even more enchanting.

With each stroke of the paddle, you'll explore hidden coves, rugged cliffs, and beaches. Keep a watchful eye on the horizon, as dolphins often grace the seascape with their playful presence, and sea turtles gracefully glide beneath your kayak.

Isla Damas Mangrove Kayaking Tour

Explore an incredible biome
Isla Damas Mangrove Kayak Tour

Embark on a journey through the mangroves of Isla Damas, paddling smoothly on its calm 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 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.

Isla Damas Mangrove Boat Tour

Explore This Amazing Mangrove Estuary
Isla Damas Boat Trip Mangrove Estuary

Uncover the marvels of the mangroves, uniquely resilient trees that thrive in salty waters, creating a vibrant convergence zone where the sea meets the land. This extraordinary ecological setting is hailed as one of the most diverse and biologically rich environments on our planet.

Within this lush realm, you'll encounter a rich tapestry of wildlife, including the rainbow boa, crocodiles, anteaters, and opossums. As you cruise through this sanctuary, be prepared to be captivated by the presence of water birds such as the elegant pink spoonbill, majestic herons, the regal white ibis, and the striking white-headed eagle.

The Damas Island Boat Tour promises an immersive journey into the heart of this thriving mangrove ecosystem, offering a glimpse into the captivating world of Costa Rica's remarkable biodiversity.

Isla Damas Fishing Expedition

A special kind of fishing trip
Fishing in the Mangroves

As you navigate through the waterways of the mangroves, you'll find yourself immersed in the heart of a thriving ecosystem. These brackish waters teem with life, making it an angler's paradise. Whether you're an experienced fisherman or a novice, this tour caters to all skill levels.

Cast your line into the tranquil waters, where a diverse range of fish species awaits your challenge. Mangrove snappers, snook, and tarpon are just a few of the prized catches you might encounter. Your experienced fishing guide will provide valuable insights and tips to help you reel in the big one.

While you await the thrill of the catch, take in the scenic beauty surrounding you. Towering mangrove trees with their tangled roots provide a picturesque backdrop, and the calls of exotic birds overhead add to the adventure.

Vuelto Loco Sport Fishing Charters

Offshore and Deep Sea
Sport Fishing Charters

Set sail on a thrilling sport fishing charter off the majestic Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, departing from the Marina in Quepos. With its reputation as a renowned sport fishing destination, this coastal paradise offers an angler's dream come true.

As you venture into the deep blue waters, you'll have the opportunity to reel in some of the ocean's most prized catches, including marlin, sailfish, dorado, and tuna. Our expert crew and top-notch equipment ensure an exciting and successful fishing expedition for anglers of all levels, from beginners to seasoned pros.

While you wait for that exhilarating strike, soak in the coastal scenery, with lush rainforests meeting the sparkling sea. Keep an eye out for playful dolphins and graceful sea turtles that often accompany the boats.

Whether you're a passionate angler seeking a trophy catch or simply looking to enjoy a day of relaxation on the open waters, our fully customizable sport fishing charters promise an unforgettable experience filled with adventure and the thrill of the catch.

Shuttles and Transportation

Throughout Costa Rica
Transportation & Shuttle Services

Elevate your travel experience with our hotel's impeccable ground transportation services. From the moment you arrive in the country, we ensure your journey is as seamless and comfortable as your stay with us.

Our fleet of air-conditioned, fully insured, and impeccably maintained minibuses is at your disposal for transfers to and from the airport, as well as transportation to any destination within the country. Our experienced drivers are not only skilled navigators but also knowledgeable guides who can enhance your journey with local insights and recommendations.