Tours and Activities

Personal Approach Activities

We offer a selection of two afternoon activities each week, free of charge:

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  • Latin dance class
  • Costa Rican cooking class
  • Visit to Farmer’s Market
  • Hike to Cerro de la Cruz
  • National Parks workshop
  • Costa Rica History workshop
  • Pronunciation workshop

And, If you would like more to keep you busy - there’s more to choose from:

Our optional activities cost as little as $10.

  • Arts & Crafts
  • Baking and cake decoration
  • Bike riding
  • Guitar lessons
  • Tennis lessons
  • Horseback riding

Activities Biking

While we try to make all activities available, in some cases an activity
may not be available at the time you desire.

Personal Approach Tours

Full Day Tours

You decide when and where you want to go.

Includes transportation and park entrance fees.

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Palo Verde Boat Tour $ 130
(buffet lunch included)
Rincon de La Vieja National Park $ 200
Barra Honda National Park $ 100
Santa Rosa National Park $ 200
Kayak to Isla Chora, Samara Beach $ 60
Surf Lessons, Samara Beach $ 60
Dolphin Tour, Samara Beach $ 60
Guaitil Pottery Village (half day) $ 50


Interbus air-conditioned buses operate to every tourist destination in Costa Rica, for as little as $50 each way. Combine this with our special hotel prices, and you will enjoy a great weekend tour within your budget.


Tel: 2656-0920

Samara Travel Center offers tours throughout Guanacaste at affordable prices.

How to spend your free afternoons and evenings

Our National Sports Complex

The National Sports Complex located in Nicoya, provides an olympic swimming pool, jogging track, tennis court, basketball court, soccer field and more for your enjoyment. And, the entrance fee is less than $2. Open everyday until 6PM.

Our Local Gym

Enjoy a good workout with the help of your personal trainer. Open Monday through Friday from 6A-12N & 2P-9P and Saturday mornings. The cost is only $2 per session, or a one month unlimited membership is $25. Personal trainer fees are additional.

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Soccer Night

Cheers and excitement are always at hand when you attend a Nicoya "fútbol" match. Teams from throughout the country participate in the competition, and Nicoya historically is rated one of the best. Passionate fans make Futbol the number one sport in Costa Rica.

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Concert in the Park

Each Sunday the Nicoya orchestra performs in the park. Alternating Sundays the performance is either in the morning or early evening. Not to be missed. Hear the sounds of a bi-gone era of American big bands, and of course hear the beats of the latin music.

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