Puerto Viejo Ecotourism Tours
There is a huge variety of things to do in the area. Some of our favorites are listed below. You can see even more choices on Puerto Viejo Satellite.
Puerto Viejo Rafting Tours
We arrange thrilling white-water rafting trips with the best river experts in the country. Ride the rapids on the Pacuare River (Class III-IV) or Reventazon River, Florida (Class II-III) or Pascua (Class IV-V) sections. Trip includes round trip transport and an amazing lunch on the river. More info or reserve: Pacuare 1 day | Pacuare 2 day | Reventazon Florida | Reventazon Pascua
Puerto Viejo Canopy Tours
For the serious ecotourist, we will schedule your flight through the Caribbean rainforest with one of the best canopy tours in the area. The Caribbean Canopy Tour has 22 platforms with over 2km of cable distance, for an incredible 3 hour Costa Rican adventure. Trip includes round-trip transport, snacks and a guided rain forest hike. This adventure boasts some of the most knowledgeable tour guides in the Puerto Viejo area. More info / Reserve
The Caribbean coast is home to the world-class wave fondly known as Salsa Brava. This wave can get up to 3x overhead and is best from January to April. Other good breaks include Playa Negra, Beach Break at Playa Cocles and depending on the day, a fun reef break across from our bungalows at Playa Chiquita. Rent boards from us or take surf lessons from experienced local surfers. More info / Reserve Surfing Lessons
Indulge deeper into Ecotourism by getting out into the untouched nature this area has to offer by hiking through the rainforest or along the beaches of Gandoca-Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge or Cahuita National Park. We highly recommend spending the day with an experienced local guide for an informative and unforgettable hike through one of these spectacular areas of Costa Rica.
More info or reserve: Cahuita Hike Snorkel Trip | Gandoca-Manzanillo Hike
Rent snorkel gear from us and explore the amazing coral reefs where you’ll find angelfish, parrot fish and over 500 other species in the crystal blue waters. For a closer look, dive down with experienced dive masters. We can arrange dive trips that include top of the line gear and offer open water courses for first-timers.
More info or reserve: Dolphin Watching and Snorkel Trip | Scuba Diving & Lessons
Enjoy the breathtaking views from atop these wonderful, gentle creatures while you make your way around the Costa Rican Rainforest. All levels welcome. More info / Reserve
Animal Rescue Centre
The area is home to an animal refuge which works to protect and rehabilitate injured or orphaned animals. This can be a great rainy day activity. The Jaguar Rescue Center takes in large jungle cats, monkeys and also has a serpentarium where you learn about Costa Rica’s snakes. Your visit can be combined with a visit to a indigenous chocolate production house where you’ll see the process of making chocolate from plant all the way to tasty treat. More info / Reserve
Pick up your wheels from us and cruise the coastal road that stretches all the way down to Manzanillo and up to Puerto Viejo. Check out the hidden beaches of Punta Uva or explore the local markets in Puerto Viejo, either way bikes are the best way to get around.
Paddle out to discover the hidden rainforest creeks, tropical lagoons and mighty rivers all nestled away in the Manzanillo Refuge. Whether you want a relaxing cruise through the jungle or an adrenaline-filled ride on the rolling wave of Punta Uva, we can arrange your memorable trip right here at Tierra de Sueños.
In the true spirit of ecotourism visit the Kekoldi Indigenous Reservation and experience the unique culture and tradition of Costa Rica’s original inhabitants. The Bribri natives live on this reservation and welcome visitors to explore their lush environment and learn about their people. More info