Adventure Travel in North Puntarenas

With its diversified landscape North Puntarenas is a fantastic place for an adventure either by yourself or with your family. A wonderful vacation destination with much to offer, traveling in this part of the country can be very exciting as there is a great deal to see and explore.

Santa Elena

In the north of the North Puntarenas province sits the incredible Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve and Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve. One of Costa Rica's most popular adventure destinations, this region offers some amazing zip line and canopy tours. Here, you can enjoy the forest canopy from high above, taking in some truly breathtaking sights along the way. A terrific way to see the plants, animals, and birds without really disturbing them, a canopy tour in North Puntarenas is an extraordinary experience for all to enjoy.

Manuel Antonio National Park

Another great place for an adventure in North Puntarenas has to be the stunning Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio. Located along the Central Pacific Coast of the country, this tiny national park also happens to be one the most popular parks in Costa Rica. What makes the Manuel Antonio so special are the marvelous views available out here. With beaches backed by tropical rainforests, this national park with its varied wildlife and meandering trails is a must visit for all.

Surfing Adventure

If you are interested in a surfing adventure in Limon, head out to Mal Pais and Santa Theresa on the Nicoya Peninsula, or if you prefer, visit the beaches at Jaco, Playa Hermosa, Playa Esterillos and Dominical to catch a wave. For a sportfishing adventure Quepos is the place to be, with a huge variety of game fish found in the area.

Other Places

Just past Playa Hermosa and before Quepos you will find the Rainmaker Aerial Walkway. Around 10 km east of Parrita, this walkway was the first canopy tour of its kind in Central America. A fantastic place for an afternoon adventure, there is some excellent wildlife watching opportunities found in the area.

The perfect region for adventure travel, North Puntarenas has a number of tour companies that arrange everything for you from your hotel stays to the kind of activities you wish to enjoy. An adventure tour can be quite expensive, so it is important that you do your homework first and pick the company that’s right for you. Make sure they have the proper credentials and that bilingual guides are available. An ideal way to enjoy a stress free retreat amidst nature, visit our Adventure Travel Listings in North Puntarenas to find your dream vacation.

Around Beautiful Costa Rica Tour
10 Days / 9 Nights
Starting at $1,071 per person
Costa Rica Cloud Forest & Arenal Volcano Tour
6 Days / 5 Nights
Starting at $878 per person
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Lucero Surf Retreats
Starting at $140 / night
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Tambor Tropical Beach Resort
Starting at $215 / night
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Rafiki Safari Lodge
Starting at $149 / night
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Villa Lapas Jungle Village
Starting at $70 / person
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La Palapa Eco Lodge Resort
Starting at $110 / night
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Waterfall Canopy Zipline Tour at Adventure Park
Starting at $99 / person
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