Get your adrenaline pumping in the jungle rainforest. For the adventurer, there isn't anything quite like the natural jungle to get the heart racing. Encanta la Vida on the Osa Peninsula offers many adrenaline pumping adventures:
Rappel down a 100 ft. waterfall in the primary forest! Hike with your guide 25 minutes to the mighty King Louis waterfall where you will be given a class to learn the basics of rappelling. You will then rappel down a small waterfall in preparation for the grand finally. Be prepared to get wet. Note: waterfall is dry in the dry season, but still an adventure. Approx. Duration: 3 hours. Price: $85 per person.
Fly through the jungle canopy on a zip-line canopy tour! Located 1 hr. from the lodge. Feel the adrenaline of speed as you zip from tree top to tree top in the primary rainforest. Approx. Duration: 2 hours. Price: $45 per person plus $100 taxi roundtrip.
Feel the exhilaration of seeing hundreds of Bottle Nosed dolphins. This tour starts in Puerto Jimenez where you will hop on board a boat that will take you out into the calm morning waters of the Golfo Dulce where your experienced local guide will search out the large pods of dolphins. Once found, they will follow the boat, and sometimes show off by jumping 6 or 8 feet out of the water right next to you! Approx. Duration: 5 hours. Approx $300 for the boat (up to 5 people). Taxi to and from Puerto Jimenez $90 roundtrip.
Marvel in the abundant waters of the Pacific Ocean where you will encounter species such as Blue and Black Marlin, Yellow Fin Tuna, Sailfish, Cubera Snapper, Roosterfish, Wahoo, Amber Jack and much more. This tour leaves from Puerto Jimenez or if you don’t mind swimming to the boat you can leave from Backwash Bay, located just minutes from Encanta La Vida. The tour leaves around 7am and can be a full or half day adventure. Price includes lunch and on-board beverages. Price range: $400-$1350 depending on number of people, length of tour and type of boat. Advance notice advisable especially December to April. Approx. Duration: Half or Full day
Experience the thrill of a lifetime as you climb a 60-foot strangler fig tree. You’ll be hooked into a harness on a be-lay system as you ascend this mighty tree. Once at the top, enjoy the incredible views of the Golfo Dulce and the Pacific Ocean. Take a moment to feel the soothing breeze coming from the ocean and perhaps you will see a howler monkey or Scarlet Macaw high in the trees. Once you have conquered the tree climb, get ready for the adrenaline rush as you jump out of the tree and free fall 10 feet before you are caught by the experienced guide who will then be-lay you the rest of the way down. This tour also includes a guided hike through the rainforest and up the King Louis creek. Ages 8 and up. Approx. Duration: 3 hours. Price: $55 per person.
Corcovado Guided Full-Day Hike
Take a guided day hike into the crown jewel of the national parks of Costa Rica. Our tour guides are of the highest quality for entering this exotic area. Follow tapir tracks, see ant eaters, armadillos, monkeys, macaws and many other wild animals. You will also learn the history of the area from its gold mining days to the present reservation it has become. Approx. Duration: 6-10 hours. Price: $65 to $75 per person, full-day taxi estimated $150-$180, plus $10pp park passes -- approx $300 for 2pax