Tours and Activities

Puerto Viejo offers so much to do, from incredible nature/wildlife viewing opportunities to adventure activities which will get your adrenalin pumping! Whether you enjoy relaxing on one of our beautiful area beaches or keeping going with activities all day, they're something for everyone! And if you play too hard you can always book a massage or other relaxing treatment!.

These are some of our favorite activites. We can arrange these for you while you're here or you can book them all online below.

  • Visit the Jaguar Rescue Center

  • Horseback riding along the beach or in the jungle

  • An excursion to the Gandoca Manzanillo Wildlife Reserve

  • Making Chocolate tour

  • Visit a typical indigenous house

  • Swim under the waterfall of Bribri

  • Jungle hiking

  • Go dolphin watching

  • Snorkeling or Scuba diving

  • Take surfing lessons

  • Kayaking on the river or in the ocean

  • Go on a fishing tour

  • Turtle watching

  • Canopy-tour

  • A visit in the National Park of Cahutia

  • Hiking in the Kekoldi Reserve

  • Visit the Butterfly Garden

  • Quad Trip

  • Visit the Sloth Sanctuary

Most of our tours will pick you up and return you right to Aiyana Lodge (or sometimes they'll take you on to your next Costa Rica destination!). Tours which do not include transportation are indicated below and we will be happy to assist to you in getting to the start point in those cases.

Multi-Day Packages

Our packages page also has some short multi-day packages that you can add-on to your Puerto Viejo trip to destinations such as Volcano Arenal, Bocas del Toro, Tortuguero or Monteverde.  Check out all our destination packages.

Can't find what you're looking for? Have Questions? Contact us!

Our travel partner Gecko Trail Adventures has offices just a few minutes away and can arrange all sorts of local activities in the area beyond those listed here or make special arrangements and tours for groups, etc.

They also can help you arrange the rest of your trip around Costa Rica by arranging transportation, hotels and activities throughout Costa Rica.

So send them an email or give them a call. They're happy to put together a package of activities that suits your needs or answer any questions you have about any of this.

You can contact Gecko Trail Adventures at:

  • email

  • telephone in Costa Rica at +506 8724 9252 (that's 011-506-8724 9252 from USA/Canada and 01-506-8724 9252 from most other parts of the world)

  • telephone them via their USA number 1 415 230-0298 which forwards to Costa Rica.