- Surf Lessons
- Tree Climb
- Waterfall Rappel
- Combination Tree Climb and Waterfall Rappel
- Carbonera Waterfall Hike
- Bird Watching
- Corcovado Guided Full-Day Hike
- Dolphin Watching
- Wildlife Sanctuary
- Canopy Tour
- Sport fishing
- Horseback Riding
- Therapeutic Massage
Learn to surf right in front of our Lodge at Pan Dulce, a forgiving wave that makes learning fun without any hazards. This is a great activity for the whole family! The surf instructor is trained and licensed with years of experience teaching people to surf. $55 per person. Duration: 2 hours.
For more information check out www.pollosurfschool.com
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.
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.
Carbonera Waterfall Hike
If you’re not up for an all day hike to the park this is the perfect adventure for you. A guide will meet you at the hotel and walk you through Matapalo and up the Carbonera river to two different waterfalls. You will see a variety of animals and learn about different plants along the way. Make sure to wear sturdy hiking sandals and a swim suit, there are spectacular swimming holes on this hike. Self-guided or $45pp with a guide 2 person minimum.
Bird watching on the Osa Peninsula is world class! With over 800 different species of birds Costa Rica is a Bird watchers paradise. Birding tours can be arranged with an English speaking local guide that is very knowledgeable and will provide binoculars and a spotting scope. Tours typically leave in the early morning or late afternoon from the lodge.
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
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.
If you’ve ever wanted to hold a monkey in your arms, this is the tour for you. The wildlife sanctuary is a place for rescued and injured animals to be treated and/or transitioned back into the rainforest. Learn about the rehabilitation of the animals as you feed them snacks and let them climb your arm and cuddle up to you. This tour is usually in combination with the dolphin watching tour and is a 30 minute boat ride across the Golfo Dulce to a secluded property on waters edge. Ages 6 and up. Approx. Duration: 5-6 hours. $25/person for the Sanctuary. Boat prices vary, approx $300 for up to 5 persons.
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.
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
Enjoy a horseback ride through the rainforest to the beautiful beaches at Piro in Karate. Set out with an experienced guide who will point out monkeys, birds, sloths and many other wild animals as you leisurely stroll under the canopy. Then, enjoy the rush of galloping along pristine tropical beaches. This tour can be taken early morning or afternoon. Approx. Duration: 3-5 hours. Price: $45 per person plus half-day taxi.
Have a relaxing and therapeutic massage by one of our professional masseurs. They are certified in Thai, Deep Tissue, Reiki, Swedish, Pressure Point and numerous other massage techniques.
Price: $75 for 1 hour and $125 for 2 hours.
Note: It’s always best to book tours in advance. Most operators prefer at least 24 hrs notice. Prices are approximate and subject to change