Fun Sun Vacations in Costa Rica

Fun Sun Vacations in Costa Rica
When you are ready to have some fun in the sun, Costa Rica has many activities waiting for you, including a myriad of outdoor adventure opportunities. With several resorts, hotels and tour locations like the Pacuare Jungle Lodge Expedition, The Springs Resort and Spa and Ocatal Beach Resort, you will find many opportunities to explore the great outdoors.

Pacuare Jungle Lodge Expedition

Enjoy an exciting and adventurous tour of the Costa Rica rain forest and jungle by booking a three- day/two-night trip of the Pacuare Jungle. This is an eco-tour that highlights the environment and ecology of Costa Rica as you travel down white-water rapids by raft, hike through the rain forest, and see all the amazing wildlife and tropical plants of the jungle. You will be staying in an open-air bungalow in the heart of the jungle and be treated to great meals while surrounded by fantastic scenery. Your first day after checking in at the Pacuare Lodge, you will get to take an afternoon hike around the Irazú Volcano, standing over 11,000 feet, high and spend some time touring some of the local coffee-growing farms. On the second and third days of the tour, you can choose from birdwatching tours to rafting down the rain forest rivers, or riding a zip line across the tree tops to get a special view of the jungles of Costa Rica.
Tour Costa Rica
San José, Costa Rica
(800) 514-0411

The Springs Resort and Spa

Surround yourself in a luxurious tropical environment when you stay at the Springs Resort and Spa. With a lush landscape and amazing waterfalls, the resort offers a great place to get away and relax, with features like refreshing pools, spa treatments and aromatherapy sessions, a wildlife preserve, on-site casino and many recreational activities. The Springs Resort is within a few minutes from rivers and the jungle where you can go sightseeing, explore the many hiking trails, go river rafting, birdwatching or take one of the many guided tours offered by the resort. The Venado Caves are within walking distance, offering a special adventure of the Costa Rica environment, as well as the Lake Arenal and several other local attractions. When you are ready to unwind, you will find guest suites that are very comfortable with warm and inviting furnishings, as well as other hotel amenities like on-site restaurants, lounges, fitness center and even hot springs to help you relax.
The Springs Resort and Spa
Palma Highway 142
Arenal, Costa Rica
(954) 727-5745

Ocatal Beach Resort

Sit back and relax while enjoying the gorgeous views of Ocatal Beach when you stay at the Ocatal Beach Resort. The resort provides you with amazing panoramic views of the Papagayo Gulf, as well as opportunities for scuba diving, snorkeling, swimming, sailing or many other water activities. This four-star resort features guest suites with balconies or terraces overlooking the bay, as well as the Roca Bruja Restaurant, with one of the most beautiful views in Costa Rica as well as some great food. The resort also provides several guided tours of the area where you can explore the jungles of Costa Rica while traveling along zip lines in the tops of the trees, or hiking around the Arenal Volcano as well as bathing in the hot springs created by the nearby volcano.
Ocatal Beach Resort
Playa del Coco
Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
(506) 2670-0321

Article Written By Carl Pruit

Carl Pruit has been a freelance writer since 2005, specializing in service journalism and travel. His work has appeared on various websites. Born and raised in California, Pruit attended Contra Costa Community College in San Pablo, Calif. and received an associate degree in the administration of justice.

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