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Costa Rica, with its diverse eco system and terrain, offers an amazing array of adventure and fun, the perfect place to spend your next family vacation and spring break.

Whether you want to fish in world-class waters, fly through the forest on a canopy tour or ATV, hike or horseback ride to gorgeous waterfalls, take in a few rounds of golf at the professional 18 hole, par 72 Los Suenos Resort course or spend a day at the Spa, HRG will organize it all for you.

Just get in touch today – with your HRG Concierge Team.

Sailing Classes

La Fragata Sailing Club Youth Sailing Program in Los Sueños Marina, Herradura Bay, provides an excellent venue for children to learn to sail, and to improve sailing skills. Girls and boys from ages 6-16 of all levels of experience are welcome to participate in our weekend classes, holiday camps, regattas, and private classes.

Price: $80

When
Saturdays and/ or Sundays from 10:00am – 2:00pm

Classes include
• 4 hrs per day
• Land & on the water activities
• Professional bilingual instruction

What to wear
• 15+ SPF sunscreen
• Hat
• Sunglasses with strap
• Swim suit
• Long sleeve Lycra or quick dry long sleeve shirt
• Quick dry shorts or pants

What to bring
• Light snack
• Water
• Towel
• Change of clothes
• Personal Type 3 life jacket, sailing gloves, and booties (optional, LFSC supplies life jackets and all sailing equipment)
• …AND A BIG SMILE!

Requirements
• 6 years of age and up
• Ability to swim minimum 25 meters

Sport Fishing

Costa Rica has some of the finest fishing in the world! Calm blue warm waters make for an ideal fishing experience. In this area, you can find Dorado, Yellow Fin Tuna, Wahoo, Sailfish and Blue and Black marlin. We have large, medium and small sized boats to accommodate any size party. Call and let us know how many people will be in your party and we will gladly reserve you a sport fishing vessel. Tour Includes: Bilingual captains and crew, bait and tackle, snacks, lunch (full-day) and drinks (beer, water or sodas). Duration: Inshore fishing – half day, Offshore fishing – half or full day. Schedules: Half day 7:30 am -12:30 noon. Full day 7:30 am – 4:30 pm. Price:: Depends on your desires. Ask the concierge for the Charters’ information.

Tortuga Island

Spend the day on beautiful Tortuga Island! Charter a private water taxi from Los Suenos Marina and sail off for the island known for its pristine white, sandy beach and tranquil, crystal blue waters. It is a perfect spot for swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, beach sports, or simply relaxing on the beach. A delicious catered lunch is also included so bring your appetite! This is a fantastic outing for everyone in your group. (12 person maximum). Length of the tour: Full day trip. Includes: Breakfast, soft drinks, lunch and live music on the beach. What to bring: Comfortable clothes, hat, sunglasses, swimsuit, sunblock, camera, binoculars. Schedule: Pick up 6:45 AM – 7:00 AM Rate: Consult for prices.
Call now 1-888-490-4581There is a cancellation policy for all the tours, please inquiry about this with your customer service representative. Rates are subject to change.

Crocodile Tour

The adventure takes place on the Tárcoles River. One of four rivers that flow out into the Nicoya Peninsula, Tarcoles has one of the world’s largest crocodile populations in the wild with some up to fifteen feet long. In addition, there are over fifty different kinds of birds, including the scarlet macaw and a great variety of resident and migrant waterfowl. Iguanas and Jesus Cristo lizards are also very common. Price: $65.00 per adult / $ 45.00 children under 10 years. Includes: Transportation, bilingual guide, beverages and color brochure. Traveling time to the dock: 20 minutes. Tour Duration: 2 hours Tour Times: Call to Request What to Wear/Bring: Light clothes, sunscreen, tennis shoes or strap-on sandals and sunglasses.

Poas Volcano Tour

The Poas Volcano is among the most visited national parks in the Costa Rican National Park System and a powerful symbol of the geothermal forces that formed Costa Rica. The crater is 2, 704 meters high, 1,050 feet (320 meters) deep. At almost a mile (1.6 km) across it’s also the largest active crater in the world, with a sulfuric, bubbling green rain fed lake at the bottom.The second crater, Laguna Botos, is a lake surrounded by a dense cloud forest. Here you will find a variety of hummingbird species and various types of exotic birds. An extensive trail system offers amazing views of the surrounding Central Valley.Options :

  • The town of Sarchi, which is famous for its woodworking and handicraft markets
  • The Doka Coffee Plantation here you can learn about the production, the harvesting, the processing plant and the roasting of the grain.
  • La Paz Waterfall Gardens featuring the most famous waterfalls in Costa Rica, rescued wildlife preserve with over 100 species of animals and an environmental education program.
  • Lunch at the historic Poas Volcano Lodge: a stunning boutique hotel nestled into rolling pastures, with breathtaking views of Poas Volcano . After suffering severe damage in the Poás earthquake of 2009, Poas Volcano Lodge in Vara Blanca has risen like a phoenix from the ashes.

Length of the tour: Full Day Pick up time: 7:30am What to wear/bring: Tennis shoes, comfortable clothing, light weight jacket, camera, sun block, a hat and insect repellent. Includes: Air conditioned transportation, bottle of water, and fruit box. Price: Consult for prices. Add on option: Park Entrance fees and lunch, Consult for prices. Email us at concierge@hrgcr.com for more information or call toll free 1-888-490-4581 There is a cancellation policy for all the tours, please inquire about this with our Concierge department. Rates are subject to change.

 Mangrove Tour

Monkey Tour Costa RicaAs you tour by boat through the mangroves, you will see hundreds of bird species as well as hopefully have an opportunity to interact with families of Capuchin Monkeys. You might even be able to touch, feed and play with them! Regardless this is a great family tour. Price: $100.00 per person (4 pax minimum). Includes: Bottled water and transportation Tour Duration: Half-Day Note: the tour is 1-hour drive south of Los Sueños Tour Times: Depends on the tides. Call to Check. What to Wear/Bring: Light clothes, camara, walking shoes and sunscreen.

Manuel Antonio National Park

Manuel Antonio National Park Costa RicaManuel Antonio National Park is Costa Rica’s smallest national park. The diversity of wildlife in its 6.83 km2 (3 sq. mi) is unequaled, with 109 species of mammals and 184 species of birds. Three of Costa Rica’s monkeys (the Mantled Howler monkey, Central American Squirrel monkey, and White-headed Capuchin monkey) along with black Spiny-tailed Iguana, Green Iguana, Common Basilisk, White-nosed Coati and many snake and bat species are also common in the park. Included in the bird species are Toucans, Woodpeckers, Potoos, Motmots, Tanagers, Turkey Vultures, Parakeets and Hawks. Dolphins can often be seen playing in the crystal blue waters as well as the occasional migrating whale. Scuba diving, snorkeling, sea kayaking, mountain biking, and hiking provide opportunities to experience the tropical wildlife that enriches Manuel Antonio. Price: $100.00 per person (4-person minimum) Includes: Transportation, entrance and bilingual driver. Tour duration: Full-Day – Note: The park is 1½ hour drive South of Los Sueños What to Wear/Bring: Swimsuit, shorts, camara, walking shoes and sunscreen.

Canopy Tour

18 DE JUNIO 2013This canopy tour provides you with the adventure of a lifetime; once you arrive at the top of the mountain, the bilingual guides will explain step by step all of the safety procedures you must follow to enjoy your adventure. Then you will descend to the bottom via a series of zip lines, including 11 to 14 platforms and 8-12 cables with a total cable distance of 3.5 kilometers including the longest cable in the area (2400 ft.) The property boasts spectacular views of the Herradura bay and island, as well as the Gulf of Nicoya. Price: $70.00 per person Includes: Transportation, bilingual guides and zip-line, fruit & water. Tour Duration: 2 hours Tour Times: 8:00am, 9:00am, 10:00am, 11:00am, 1:00pm, 2:00pm and 3:00pm What to Wear/Bring: Light clothes, sunscreen, tennis shoes or strap-on sandals and sunglasses. We do not recommend you bring cameras on the tour. A professional photographer will be provided.

Surf Lessons

18 DE JUNIO 2013Jaco, Herradura and Hermosa provide some of the best waves in Costa Rica; so whether it is long boarding for beginners or learning how to perfect your 360-degree launch, the environment and teachers are just a phone call away. All you need is the desire to learn. We will set up a one on one lesson with the top surf school in the area. Specializing in first-timers, beginners, children and even older adults, you will have standing up on a surfboard by your first lesson. Price: $55.00 per person / $ 65.00 per person (private lessons) Tour includes: Surfboards, rash guards, ISA & Lifeguard Certified Instructors, bottled water and transportation. Tour Duration: Classes are 2 hours, board rentals are 24 hours What to Wear/Bring: Swimsuit, shorts, walking shoes and sunscreen. No need to bring your camera as they have the latest equipment to take your photos catching a wave.

Aerial Tram & Tranopy

18 DE JUNIO 2013The attractions and activities in this exciting tour include the Rainforest Aerial Tram, Tranopy Zip Line, Bird Watching, Family Tour, Serpentarium, and Trekking Tour. Each of these expeditions showcases the wonder of Costa Rican nature with unique eco tours. The Aerial Tram features 18 gondolas that transport a maximum of 9 passengers each including one bilingual (English/Spanish) naturalist guide for a tour to the canopy and the rich ecosystem of Costa Rican rain forests. Price: $60.00 per Adult / $ 30.00 per child under 10 (Aerial tram). $75.00 per Adult / $ 45.00 per child under 10 (Tranopy tour) Tour includes: Transportation, serpentarium, Tropical gardens, Naturalist guides and entrance. Tour Duration: 3 hours Tour Times: 12:00 and 2:00 What to Wear/Bring: Comfortable walking shoes, bug spray and camera

In House Massages

In House MassagesGive yourself time to be truly pampered. Just call and the spa will come to you. Relaxing & Deep Tissue messages are both available. Deep Tissue Massage technique focuses on the deeper layers of muscle tissue. It aims to release the chronic patterns of tension in the body through slow strokes and deep finger pressure on the contracted areas, either following or going across the fibers of the muscles, tendons and fascia. Other spa services are also available. Price: $ 75.00/hr.

White Water Rafting

White Water Rafting Costa RicaThis trip includes a short hike to some of the most spectacular waterfalls in the area. In the rainy season (May thru December), you will encounter big-water Class III rapids with roller coaster type waves and in the dry season (January thru April) expert guides will be there to help you navigate the rapids. Other river tours are available. Price: $ 110.00 per person Includes: Equipment, bilingual guide and lunch Tour Duration: Half-Day Tour Times: 8:00am and 12:00 Traveling time to the dock: 1½ hour drive. What to Wear/Bring: It is important to wear sandals that will stay on in the water or any type of shoe that you can get wet, towels, waterproof camera, sunscreen, and a change of clothes to make your ride home more pleasant.

Horseback Riding & Waterfall Tour

The tour starts at the beautiful Herradura base just 10 minutes from Jaco Beach and Los Sueños Marriott Costa Rica. Once you arrive, you will saddle up and depart on your journey to the waterfalls and swimming pools. Along the way, you will see beautiful farms and get a closer look at nature as you start ascending through the rain forest. You may be able to spot some great wildlife such as Toucans, Scarlet Macaws and White Faced Monkeys. Upon arrival to the swimming pool area, your bilingual guide will offer you fresh fruit and water and you will have some time to relax and enjoy the waterfalls and natural slide. Price: $75.00 per person / $45.00 children under 6 years. Tour Includes: Transportation, bilingual guides, insurance, helmets, Waterfalls tour, fruits, and water Tour Duration: 2 hours Tour Times: Call to Request What to Wear/Bring: Light clothes, sunscreen, swimsuit, tennis shoes or strap-on sandals, towels, sunglasses and camera

ATV Adventure Tours

Be prepared to tackle the challenging terrains when you explore unpaved roads, rustic towns, extensive transitional forests, water crossings and cattle ranches on this ATV tour. Your automatic transmission, 4-wheeler is easy and safe to operate; even riders with no prior experience can enjoy the ride. Note: Tours offered for all levels and semi-automatic vehicles are available. Price: $50.00 (1 hour), $83.00 (2 hours), $99.00 (3 hours) & $132.00 (4 hours) per person. Includes: Transportation, ATV, bilingual guide. Tour Times: Call to Request What to Wear/Bring: Driver’s license or passport, credit card (for security deposit), light clothes that can get dirty, sunscreen, tennis shoes or strap-on sandals and camera.

Golf Cart Rental

Golf Cart Costa Rica Golf carts are a popular means of transport around the Resort, zip to the many amenities located inside Los Suenos. We can assist you with golf cart rentals as well as anything else related to your Los Suenos Golf vacation, let us book your tee time at the 18 hole La iguana golf course. Price: High Season (January, 07th – April, 30th) Deluxe capacity 4 persons – $55.00 per day. Deluxe capacity 6 persons – $65.00 per day. Green Season (May, 01st – December, 19th) Deluxe capacity 4 persons – $50.00 per day, Deluxe capacity 6 persons – $60.00 per week. Peak Season (Dec, 20th – Jan, 06th) Deluxe capacity 4 persons – $65.00 per day, Deluxe capacity 6 persons – $75.00 per week. Duration: It is highly recommended that you rent for the length of your stay.

If you have an adventure in mind and/or wish to book your tours, please contact us at email concierge@hrgcr.com, local number (506) 2637-8484 or Toll Free 1-888-490-4581. Reminder: If you are planning a visit between December 1st and the end of April, please note this is High Season and space on golf cart rental and tours is limited to a first booked, fully paid basis. It is highly important your requests be booked ASAP. This will ensure that you have the opportunity to enjoy your vacation when and the way you want, all the while experiencing the incredible and exciting things this beautiful country of Costa Rica has to offer. * All prices are in US dollars and subject to change Payments and Cancellation Policies Payments Payments are to be paid in full before arrival. Any tours/transfers booked during your trip will be added to your final bill. All tours/transfers must be paid to HRG by credit card. A copy of the front and back of the card and a copy of the cardholder’s passport or driver’s license are necessary. Tour Cancellation Policy Guest(s) have up to 48 hours prior to their scheduled tour time to call and cancel their tour with no penalty incurred. If guest(s) cancel less than 48 hours prior to their scheduled tour time a 100% cancellation penalty will apply. Deposits, rescheduled services, and “No Shows” are non-refundable. HRG Properties & Rentals will not issue refunds due to circumstances beyond our control. Airport Transportation Cancellation Policy Reservations for Airport Transportation must be cancelled 48 hours or more prior to your scheduled pick-up time or originally scheduled flight arrival time to qualify for a refund. Services may be rescheduled. Rescheduling fees may apply. Cancellations made less than 48 hours are non-refundable. HRG wishes you a happy vacation!

What our customers are saying

We stayed here for one week. There were 6 of us. The reason we went to this area was to attend a wedding close by. We could not have been more pleased. I do not have anything negative to say. We loved it. It has a North American influence to it so we enjoyed feeling right at home here while we toured the beautiful country of Costa Rica. We rented a car to get here, no GPS, (may have been helpful, not sure as this area does not have alot of signage as many streets are unnamed or in Spanish). You can take a shuttle by booking with property management team to bring you here and back to airport, then rent a car just down the street or the property management office will help you take care of that too. Another option is to rent a car through one of the rental car dealers from airport, they bring an extra car and guide you to Los Suenos, so you find your way easily and have your car if you want to do your own tour travelling. This resort is well groomed, is sprayed daily, so no mosquitoes to bug you. We went during rainy season but it only rained everyday at 4pm for about an hour with one exception where it rained from 4 till we went to bed. It was about 26 degrees in day and 22 at night. We so enjoyed sitting on the most beautiful terrace balcony off our living/dining area. We spent alot of time here. Would recommend this place. A paradise in a beautiful country.

Bud (Canada)

We traveled with 4 families to Costa Rica in August to try to get away from it all, and we did. Casa Tropical is in gorgeous Los Suenos and is located so we felt like we were on our on private resort. The guys golfed each day and the women enjoyed spending time at the marina. HRG planned everything perfectly. Thanks so much.

Sandy Billings (North Carolina)

An amazing family vacation! Resort was extremely safe and absolutely beautiful. The discription and photos of resort and condo were very accurate. I would highly recommend this property. All of the activities that we did were great. We zip lined, rented ATV's, went on a crocadile boat and went offshore fishing. All of these activities were an amazing experience. We spent the day at Hermosa Beach and Jaco beach where my kids surfed and bodyboarded. The restaurants in Los Sueños were ver very good. The El Pelicano which is 2 minutes outside Los Suenos was also very good. The high light of our dining experience was Adventure Dining. Words can not explain that evening!!

Jennifer Smith (Sea Girt, NJ)
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