There is so much to do and see in the Central Pacific zone of Costa Rica! Whether it be a day at the spa, a yoga class, an adventure tour of a fishing trip; there are several options to choose from. On our reservations page, you can specify which tours you are interested in.

Costa Rica Surf Trips Surfing Tours
With its mountain backdrop, incredible wildlife, beautiful seashore and consistent waves, Playa Hermosa and its surrounding breaks have become known as a true surfers paradise. There are all sorts of breaks the Central Pacific region and Surf Inn Hermosa offers the perfect travel base for accessing all of it. There are waves to challenge even the most advanced surfers to fun waves like Oeste and Jaco for the beginners and intermediate surfers. This region has over 20 named breaks within an hour drive of our hotel. From reefs, river mouths and many different beaches, surfers of all talent levels can enjoy the swells in Costa Rica year round. We also have a network of small hotels we work with at many of the top surfing breaks throughout the country including Playa Santa Teresa, Nosara (Guiones) and Pavones! Just ask and we will be happy to help you plan the next leg of your trip. We offer guides for both day trips and all inclusive surf trip packages!
Surf Lessons

Surf Lessons

This is your chance to start surfing! Surf lessons are one of the most popular activities, and are available for children and adults. Our warm, gentle waves are appropriate for even a young beginner. Our instructors are all highly trained and provide all the necessary instruction, equipment and transportation.

Costa Rica Sport Fishing

Costa Rica Sport Fishing

Costa Rica has some of the best Sport Fishing in the world. The Central Pacific zone is known for fishing for Sailfish, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Striped Marlin, Dorado (Mahi-mahi), Yellow fin Tuna, Wahoo and more.

Surf Inn is conveniently located near two Pacific Coast Marinas – The Pez Vela Marina in Quepos and the Los SueƱos Resort & Marina in Herradura. From here is based a fleet of world-class fishing boat captains and offers a smaller fleet of experienced local fishermen.

Inshore Sport fishing along the beaches, cliffs and rock formations of the Central Pacific coast offer an abundance of local species such as Roosterfish, Cubera Snapper, African Pompano, Mackerel and more.

Canopy Zip Line Tours – The Canopy Zip Line Tour is popular eco-adventure tour not to be missed. There are several options in the area and all provide an unbeatable view zipping over the canopy of the tropical rainforest. There is a zip line tour located in Playa Hermosa within walking distance from the hotel or there are several other choices located just outside of Jaco. (Safe transportation can be arranged.)
ATV Tours
ATV tours are fun and exciting way to check out the area in an enjoyable and challenging manner. There are ATV tours for beginners, intermediate and advanced riders, and it is a great activity for a group of friends, family or couples. There are several rides exploring unpaved roads, rustic towns, extensive transitional rainforest, waterfalls and cattle ranches on the outskirts of Playa Hermosa.
Horseback Riding – Whether it is a leisurely horseback ride through Costa Rica’s jungle or a sunset ride on the beach, horseback riding is an enjoyable way to see the zone. Several operators host tours thru the tropical rainforest to the top of the mountains that offer breathtaking views of the entire Central Pacific coast. All horses are well trained and saddles and equipment are professionally maintained.
Kayak Tours – Nearby Agujas Beach features prime areas for kayaking. The scenery, the paddle, the equipment, and most importantly, the guide will make this one of your best tours. Paddlers can choose between sea kayaking or whitewater kayaking tours. This is a great way to see the tropical water show.
Tortuga Island
The calm beach of Tortuga Island is one of the most pristine experiences in Costa Rica. Tortuga Island is known for its immaculate white sand beach and turquoise waters and can only be reached by tour boat. It is a perfect stop for swimming and snorkeling. Several tour operators offer an unforgettable experience, combining blue water, white sand, green mountains, delicious food and personal service. This is one of the highest rated tours offered in the zone.
Carara National Park & Biological Reserve Tour – Carara National Park & Biological Reserve is located 20 minutes North of Surf Inn Hermosa. It is surrounded by countless rivers, including the Tarcoles River. Crocodiles and caimans are easily spotted, alongside coatimundis, peccaries, white-face capuchin, howler and spider monkeys, and the rare two-toed sloth. The tour also features a great variety of plant life, including fabulous heliconias. Carara is one of the few nesting areas remaining for the scarlet macaw. Throughout the day, the macaws can be heard and often seen in flight, particularly around dusk.You can either take the tour or just go hiking on your own in the park.
White Water Rafting Tours – Beyond compare, Costa Rica offers rafting opportunities throughout the country with a wide variety of rivers. The Pacuare River is about 3 1/2 hours north east and has been recognized as one of the top five most beautiful raftable rivers of the world in the National Geographic Magazine. It is 18 mile, class IV section that has an excellent mixture of invigorating rapids and calm, scenic stretches. Costa Rica offers some fantastic rafting opportunities located in the Central Pacific zone. Just over an hour south are the Rivers: Rio Savegre (III / IV) and Rio Naranjo (Class III / IV). River Guides will take you by 4×4 to a spot where you can enter one of the rivers. The River Savegre offers sidestreams, waterfalls, rapids and lots of wildlife. The Naranjo River offers a higher level of difficulty and adrenalin especially after heavy rains as it includes a set of rapids in the beginning. There are white water rafting tours available on both rivers.

Rainforest Aerial Team
A dense tropical rainforest, a tumbling 40-foot waterfall, giant rainforest trees and panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean are all part of the ride at the ‘Central Pacific Rainforest Aerial Tram’, one of Costa Rica’s best adventure tour destinations

Canopy Zip Line Tours – The Canopy Zip Line Tour is popular eco-adventure tour not to be missed. There are several options in the area and all provide an unbeatable view zipping over the canopy of the tropical rainforest. There is a zip line tour located in Playa Hermosa within walking distance from the hotel or there are several other choices located just outside of Jaco. (Safe transportation can be arranged.)

Manuel Antonio National Park Tour – Manuel Antonio National Park is Costa Rica’s most famous national park and one of its most visited. It comprises a small, forested area, heavily populated by monkeys, sloths and raccoons, and three exceptionally beautiful white sand beaches. It is one of the few remaining areas in the world where squirrel monkeys are found. Trails wind through the forest, which is dominated by bastard cedar and balsa and mangrove swamps. This Tour is not to be missed.

Scuba Diving Tour – Scuba diving is a great way to discover the wonders of the Central Pacific Coast. Scuba diving and snorkeling tours are arranged according to season and visibility. The tour visits local dives offshore or out to Tortuga Island. Diving on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica is spectacular and different in the aspect that you are diving amongst 100 foot volcanic rock formations and thousands of fish. All tours include diving gear, soft drinks, fruits and unforgettable memories.

Jet Ski Tour – Renting jet skis is a simple way to take a guided tour off the coast of Herradura Bay just 15 minutes north of Surf Inn Hermosa. Check out the area from the water, see marine life, and enjoy the sun. Take a stop to snorkel and swim along the way. Rent them or go with a guide, the decision is up to you.

Villa Vanilla Spice Farm Tour – Villa Vanilla Spice Plantation is a sustainable organic spice farm in Costa Rica. They are certified organic and bio dynamic and grow a variety of spices and essential oil plants, including vanilla, cocoa, and ceylon (true) cinnamon. This is a very interesting and unforgettable tour that is highly recommended.

Stand Up Paddle Boarding – SUP This form of surfing provides a strong core workout and is a great way to perfect your surfing skills and do a little sight seeing in the area. SUP Tours are arranged in Herradura Bay, just 15 minutes North of Surf Inn Hermosa. On a calm, clear day; there is no better way to spend the time in the water.

Yoga Classes – There are several yoga studios in the area offering a variety of yoga classes and instructions. Whether it be a studio located conveniently downtown in Jaco, or one in the rainforest, on a cliff side or one in front of the ocean; there are several to choose from. Each studio offers a unique setting in which to get your practices done. Transportation can be arranged.

Spa and Massage – Costa Rica offers some of the best spa experiences at some of the most reasonable prices. There are several spas in the area featuring massage treatments, body wraps, facials, manicures and pedicures. All of them use incredible products that will leave you feeling relaxed and revitalized. Transportation can be arranged. If you would like to have a massage arranged on the beach or in the privacy of your room we can easily arrange it.

Tennis – There are several different tennis courts in the area that can be reserved for you to play a game of tennis. Professional private instructors are on call and can be arranged.

Golf – There is an 18 hole Par 72 golf course located 15 minutes north of Surf Inn Hermosa. The course is nestled into the tropical rainforest along the Pacific Coast. Playing this course is an ecological experience as well as a spectacular day of golf. Rentals and lessons can be arranged.

On our reservation form, you can specify which tours you are interested in.

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