The Tamarindo estuary covers more than 1200 acres of pure salt water jungle & mangroves. The boat leaves directly from the hotel & takes you on a magnificent wildlife expedition to see a variety of bird & animals… including howler monkeys & crocodiles!
Don’t miss this rare opportunity! Playa Grande is one of only 3 places in the world that the leather back turtle comes to nest on. These magnificent animals can measure up to 2.5 meters & weigh up to 700 kilos. Nesting season is from October until April.
Imagine spending the day setting sail aboard a beautiful, luxury sailboat cruising around the open waters with a tropical drink in hand. Drop anchor, grab mask and fins to see tropical fish, sea turtles & rays. See what Costa Ricans mean by Pura Vida.
A magnificent opportunity to experience the mountains of Costa Rica, don’t miss the chance to experience an all-day adventure Rincon de la Vieja, the nearest volcano. This ultimate adventure combo includes ziplining, horseback riding, tubing & lunch.
Wake up early & our driver will take you deep into the jungle for riverboat cruise through Palo Verde National Park. Get up close with monkeys, croc, parrots and more. Afterwards you’ll enjoy a typical Costa Rican lunch and tour a pottery town.
The waters here are world-famous for sport fishing. Get ready to reel in both game fish and dinner, depending on the season Sailfish, blue, black & striped marlin, yellow fin tuna, dorado, wahoo, roosterfish & snapper are the most common catch here.
Playa Grande is one of the most consistent beach breaks in Costa Rica. Get stoked on both lefts & rights that can hold up to almost double over-head. Plus, you’re near other breaks like Tamarindo, Avellanas, & Playa Negra. Witch’s Rock & Ollie’s Point are only a boat ride away.
An experience like no other! Imagine yourself harnessed to a zip line, sailing through the tree tops spotting monkeys & birds. You will enjoy magnificent views of the Pacific Ocean & the many different types of wildlife & fauna & flora of the northwest region of the country.
Whether you want to catch a wave or see the coastline, you can get in a work out and take in the sights from a stand up paddleboard. Looking for someone to take you? Get expert advice and insider tips from a guide or surf instructor.
Dive spots such as the Catalina Islands & Bat Island offer a stunning variety of sea life such as giant manta rays, moray eels, white tip reef sharks, live coral & much more. Not certified? We’ll coordinate with the local dive shop to get certified.
Rent a sea kayak and enjoy the day exploring the estuary or the open ocean. Follow the river as it winds and turns & you venture deeper into the saltwater jungle. Hire a guide to help you spot wildlife in the trees & in the mangrove swamps.
Take some time to celebrate your mind, body & soul. Community classes are offered twice a week & all levels are welcome. You may also schedule a private session for a group or individual. Dedicate part of your time in Playa Grande to your practice.
What better way to pamper yourself in paradise than by having the spa come to you. Our local spa specialists will come directly to your room to perform a variety of services including massages, energy work, body scrubs, mani/pedis or organic facials.
Enjoy an afternoon touring throughout Playa Grande & experience all that nature has to offer. Local Ticos will be your guides & give you a truly authentic Costa Rican experience. The horses will pick you up & drop you off right at Hotel Bula Bula.
Take a ride off the beaten path and see some of the most secluded beach spots and panoramic mountain views that Costa Rica has to offer. Enjoy a guided tour with friendly, local Ticos and experience what off road driving is like here in Playa Grande!
Explore under the sea by snorkeling in the Pacific. Discover a variety of sea life like rays, sea turtles, tropical fish & so much more! Whether you want to book a charter, rent equipment or pair with a day of sailing, reserve a day for snorkeling.
Take a trip to the world-famous Arenal volcano. Soak away your stress in the hot springs by day & enjoy the sounds of the rainforest by evening. We’re happy to help with arranging a driver, tours & overnight accommodations or making recommendations.
Please fill out the form to the right to request a reservation for one of the following adventure tours. One of our staff members will get back to you within the next 24-48 hours. Thank you for choosing Hotel Bula Bula.