Area & Activities

The country of Costa Rica is divided up into seven provinces. The country itself is undoubtedly one of the most eco-friendly countries in the world, focused on preserving the natural beauty of the entire nation whether on the ocean, in the rainforest, or in the highlands.

The province of Guanacasta is located on the northwestern coast of the country and is divided into three regions: the Highlands, the Lowlands and the Beaches and Ocean. Tamarindo was recently named one of the top beaches by Conde Nast Traveler and also earned the “Top Destination” designation for 2012 by Trip Advisor. It is one of the most popular surfing destinations in the country, but also boasts world-class water activities, restaurants, and shopping.

For those with an adventurous nature Costa Rica boasts one of the world’s greatest opportunities for outdoor exploration. Stay close to the Villa or explore other areas of Guanacasta, there’s so much to do!

Why not try your hand at surfing? How about a great afternoon snorkeling followed by a relaxing sunset sailing cruise? Costa Rica also offers some of the best sport fishing in Central America. Take an eco-tour on the local estuary and get up close with howler monkeys. Tropical birds, crocodiles and more. Go zip lining through any one of several local tropical rainforests. What about an exhilarating drive through the jungle on your own ATV? How about horseback riding on the beach?

A little farther away you’ll find volcanoes, waterfalls, and rainforests where you’ll find lots of opportunities for white water rafting, tubing, kayaking, mountain biking, and golf.

Maybe you just want to relax and unwind. Wonderful local spa’s offer half- and full-day services to help take away the cares of the world and stresses of the every day.

Our complimentary professional concierge can plan the perfect outing for guests whether on land or sea, close to home or a little farther away, lots to do or nothing at all.

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