Actually an ancient sport (Records of earlier forms of SUP have been found as early as 1,000 B.C. and its iterations span over various regions such as Peru, Israel, Italy, China, and beyond), stand up paddleboarding (SUP) is enjoying a resurgence, and there’s nowhere better to do it than Herradura Bay.
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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.
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This tour begins with a river walk along the Rio Seco's edge. Hand rails and easy to follow footpaths along with observation platforms allow you to observe waterfalls and capture, with photographs, the rich biodiversity this unique site has to offer. Rainmaker is home to Morpho butterflies, varieties of birds, the colorful poison dart frog, and thousands of unique plant species.
Discover the step-by-step process of seed germination to the first crop of our plants. There you will observe and be explained the development process of the plant up to the point of recollection of the ripe grain. You will also learn about the history of the estate, its owners, the production and varieties of plants, the geography of the area and the traditional ways of cultivating the grain.
Named for the Huetar word for crocodile, this national park is home to several ecosystems, including marshes, lagoons, and gallery forests. Created in 1998, Carara is a favorite destination for bird watchers because of its immense primary rainforest. It’s also home to one of the largest populations of scarlet macaws in Costa Rica.
Los Sueños Resort and Marina is a hotspot for both inshore and offshore fishing. Costa Rica's waters literally teem with big game and one of the largest concentrations of big Pacific sailfish found anywhere. In fact, Costa Rica boasts one of the healthiest billfish fisheries in the world, with 20-fish days being a common occurrence. Unusually calm waters and short rides to the fishing grounds cement the country’s place at the top of the big game fishing destinations.
Climb aboard a 30-foot catamaran and feel the ocean breeze in your hair. Tours vary and depart daily from Herradura Bay. Morning tours include a snack, soft drinks, and snorkeling. Sunset tours include a snack and soft drinks only.
Enjoy spectacular coastal scenery along the way that’s just as exciting as the journey’s end. Who knows, you may spot a dolphin or humpback whale! When weather conditions permit, enjoy snorkeling from the beach. Other activities may include beachcombing and monkey- or birdwatching. No experience is necessary! This tour is open to experienced kayakers or adventurous first-timers; it’s a great way to get out on the water.
It takes 40 minutes through the oil palm plantations, teak reforestation projects and incredible landscapes to the river put-in. We will start where the river tames down and only trains of waves will refresh our float trip downriver
The La Iguana Golf Course features 18 championship holes with a 73.4-course rating, par-72 and slope 145. Playing at La Iguana, an exotic 6,698-yard Ted Robinson-designed golf course in Costa Rica would be any golfer's dream. The naturally challenging layout will please players of all skill levels. Reach out to your HRG concierge to schedule your tee time.
For the best of both tree-top worlds, try a Zipline + Aerial Tram tour. Take the tram up the mountain for a leisurely trip and try to spot monkeys, sloths, and birds that call the canopy home. Once at your destination, zip down the cables from platform to platform for a freewheeling rush of adrenaline.