Tours and Activities
The Magic of Nature comes alive...
TikiVillas is the perfect location to set off on various adventure tours and activities or just relax in the peaceful surroundings, perhaps taking one of the massage therapies on offer. As part of our concierge service TikiVillas is pleased to make any reservation on your behalf free of charge for any of these tours. We are also happy to give you the details of the tour operator if you prefer to make your own arrangements. Payment for these tours are direct to the operator and not to TikiVillas. Many but not all accept credit cards. Please feel free to ask us for suggestions and more detailed descriptions.
Please note that we do not operate the tours and we solely provide the information and arrange the reservation as a courtesy for our guests as a free service with tour Operators we find reliable and with necessary certificates and insurance.
Tour operators charge cancellation fees for "no shows" or last minute cancellations upon reservation of a Tour via TikiVillas the guest assumes the responsibility of any cancelation such fees.
TikiVillas is not responsible for any deficiency, delay, personal accidents, or any other sort of irregularity that may occur on any tours presented by local tour operators. However we only select operators who meet local requirements, are properly licensed, insured and have an established reputation.
Amongst the many options available are:
CORCOVADO NATIONAL PARK
Hiking in Corcovado National Park full day tour
Hike lush rainforests, howl with howler monkeys, relax with a sloth, sing with birds, and investigate millions of insects during your tour of Corcovado National Park in the Osa Peninsula! Corcovado National Park is famous for holding 3% of the biodiversity on this side of the planet.
Rancho La Merced Wildlife Refuge
Birding, Hiking and Horseback Tours
Rancho La Merced was bought by don Enrique Odio Herrera in 1970, and it used to be a cattle farm. From the beginning -with the help of their son, Walter, graduated in zootechnics in the United States, the Odio family looked for ways to preserve and enhance the natural resources of their farm.
Nauyaca Waterfall Horseback Tour
Horseback Tour to Nauyaca Waterfalls - 6 hour tour
This is the number one favorite among our guests! - The Nauyaca Waterfalls are one of the main attractions in the South Pacific of Costa Rica and definitively one of the most popular with visitors to the area. The property is owned by a local Costa Rican family, who have been doing horseback riding tours to these two beautiful waterfalls for many years.
White Water Kayaking
On the Grand Térraba River half day tour
Departing from TikiVillas, you will drive south on the Costanera Highway for a little more than 1 hour until we reach the Grand Térraba River. We will stop along the way to view some of the incredible wildlife, which may include birds, monkeys and sloths. At Palmar Norte, you will be provided with the safest kayaking equipment available and will be given full safety briefing by the professional kayaking instructors.
An Adventure of a Lifetime
Canyoning, also known as canyoneering in North America, is a vertical sport that involves descending a series of waterfalls using techniques like rappelling, jumping, sliding, and boulder scrambling. Our canyon involves mostly rappelling.
Hacienda Barú National Wildlife Refuge
Guided Canopy Exploration Tours
Hacienda Barú’s desire is to make your experience both entertaining and educational; and to deepen your appreciation for the wonders of the tropical rainforest. The Wildlife Refuge guides are sharp-eyed and well trained.
Scuba Diving at Caño Island
Scuba Diving at Caño Island Biological Reserve full day tour
Caño Island is one of Costa Rica's premier snorkeling and diving spots. The island is surrounded by 5 marine platforms or low coral reefs where 15 species of stony corals have been indentified. The adventure begins with a short 90-minute boat ride across the clear waters of the Pacific Ocean to Caño Island.
Snorkeling at Caño Island
Snorkeling at Caño Island Biological Reserve full day tour
Explore gorgeous coral reefs and virgin blue waters at Cano Island Full Day Boat Tour. With turquoise blue waters and colorful coral reefs, Cano Island, located near the Osa Peninsula is one of the best Costa Rican snorkeling and scuba diving destinations
TERRABA SIERPE MANGROVE NATURE TRIP
National Geographic Tour
Explore some of Mother Natures most interesting flora and fauna and immerse yourself into the intricate Terraba Sierpe mangroves ecosystem. The Terraba Sierpe mangrove is one of Costa Ricaâ€™s largest mangrove forest and plays an important role in the protection of the Osa Peninsula. Nature lovers and bird watchers be prepared!
World Class Sport Fishing
Fight for your catch of the day! Put your sport fishing skills to practice and feel the adrenaline rush of fighting a fierce mahi-mahi, yellow fin tuna, marlin, or sailfish during your sport fishing tour. The waters off of the Osa Peninsula in the South Pacific Ocean of Costa Rica are rich in nutrients and there is a great variety of fish for your sport fishing tour.
Snorkeling in Marino Ballena National Park
Snorkeling in Marino Ballena National Park 2 hour tour
The boat departs from Punta Uvita to the Ballena Island and Rocky Reef where you will snorkel for about 2 hours.
You will be taken to the best 2 sites to snorkel - first to Uvita Point (the rocky reef), this is a small island with the biggest rocky reef in the Ballena National Park, and then afterwards to the small rock island of Ballena.
Whale and Dolphin watching
MARINO BALLENA NATIONAL PARK
Please note that snorkeling conditions are depending on the weather and time of year! The best time to take this tour and spot whales is during whale's season (July through mid October and December through mid April).
The boat departs from Punta Uvita and combines the best highlights of this Marine National Park namely; whale and dolphin watching, coral reef snorkeling and the caves at Ventanas.
ULTRA LIGHT FLIGHTS
Ultra Light flights afford you the pleasure of a tri-dimensional experience in a unique and unforgettable way. You can experience new and intense emotions as you discover a bird’s-eye view of the enchanting scenery in the Southern Pacific region of Costa Rica, one of the most biologically intense places on earth.
We hope you will join us soon at TikiVillas to experience your very own Magic of Nature moment....
Others activities include:
- Massages & spa treatments
- Guided tour of Manuel Antonio National Park
- Surf lessons
- Sailing trips
- White water river rafting
- Guided night wildlife tours
Tour Terms and Conditions
TikiVillas does not operate the tours and we solely arrange the reservation for our guest as a free service with tour Operators we find reliable and with necesary certificates and insurance. Tour operators may charge cancellation fees for no shows or last minute cancellations upon reservation of a Tour via TikiVillas the guest assumes the responsability of any cancelation fees direct with the tour operator. TikiVillas is not responsible for any deficiency, delay, personal accidents, or any other sort of irregularity that may occur on any tours presented by local tour operators. However we only select operators who meet local requirements, are properly licensed, insured and have an established reputation.