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Costa Rica Family Travel Tips

Costa Rica Family Travel Tips

At the risk of resorting to clichés, Costa Rica is really one place that has something for everyone in the family. It has lush rainforests replete with screeching parakeet, howler monkeys and innumerable other native wildlife species. Adventure sports activities, traversing through forest canopies, viewing up close and personal the underwater life treasures along with […]

Zuma Tours

Zuma Tours

Private Catamaran Boat Tours These are fun, exclusive Catamaran tours for groups to the Tortuga Island and other beautiful beaches and Tropical Islands around Montezuma and Tambor bay, in the Nicoya Peninsula. These are all inclusive tours. Visitors can go snorkeling, scuba diving, relaxing, enjoying a cocktail, fishing and more. ATV Guided Tours This is […]

Self Guided Tours

Self Guided Tours

Many travelers have a bit of an Indiana Jones concept of adventure tourism, and the idea of exploring the jungles and beaches of a tropical foreign country is very appealing. Since you’re reading this article, you’re probably one of them, and you’d probably prefer to follow an online map or travel guide to one of […]

The Hidden Tidepools of Mar Azul

The Hidden Tidepools of Mar Azul

At Mar Azul you’ll see a huge rock known as Punta Barigona, and is one of Malpais’s most well-known landmarks. This area holds a secret that few people know about, which is that the rock flats just to the south of Mar Azul, hold a tremendous number of amazing tidepools. How to find it To […]

Solo Bueno Tourguides

Solo Bueno Tourguides

Solo Bueno is a group of tour guides who grew up in Cabuya and thus know the area intimately. They specialize in taking small groups on various local adventures. Adventures offered by Solo Bueno: Cabo Blanco Park Snorkeling – Recommended! Solo Bueno is the only tour operator allowed to operate within the park’s boundaries. Snorkel […]

Olingo Surf and Nature Tours

Olingo Surf and Nature Tours

The Olingo team are perhaps the best guides in the area. Professionally certified in Costa Rica, they work with many of the best hotels and retreat centers to provide surf instruction, horseback riding, birdwatching, guided sea kayak tours, etc. Note: This is the “high end” of nature tours, and it’s relatively expensive compared to self-guided […]

Montezuma Crew

Montezuma Crew

The Montezuma Crew is run by a small group of Italians and Argentinians who live in the Montezuma area and who have a profound love of the ocean and everything in it. Their passion comes through in everything they do and rubs off on their clients who go with them for various seafaring activities such […]

Whale Watching

Whale Watching

Many people ask me about whales… where are they, how can we see them, what time of year, etc? Costa Rica is famous for whales, and there are many species that come here seasonally, to have their babies in its protected bays and coves. Humpback Whales The most common type of whale that you may […]

Tortuga Island Tours

Tortuga Island Tours

The tour to Tortuga Island from Montezuma or Tambor has become perhaps the most popular of all tours and activities in the area. This tour, which usually is all day from 9am to 4pm, offers a lot in one package. First of all, the boat journey in itself is truly incredible. Looking at the map […]

Great Stuff

Rancho Delicioso

Rancho Delicioso is an 8 Hectare (20 acre) property in the heart of the Southern Nicoya Peninsula region, which is known to be one of the most beautiful areas of Costa Rica, and includes the beach towns of Montezuma and Santa Teresa. The project is the brainchild of Geoff McCabe, one of the region’s staunchest […]

Montezuma Social