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Pacific Bike, Raft & Beach Adventure
5 (Days / 4 Nights)

This tour combines the best mountain biking with the best rafting adventure. Explore the diverse landscapes of Costa Rica and end at the perfect tropical beach on the Pacific coast.


• Pick up and drop off at your hotel in San José and vicinity

• 4 nights lodging and all taxes

• 4 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 2 dinners

• Support vehicle with driver, tools and spare parts

• Use of a quality front suspension Mountain Bike

•  Helmet, gloves, new biodegradable water bottles

• Water and hydrating drinks

• Licensed Bilingual local mountain biking guide

• White Water Rafting equipment and guides

What to bring

Clothing: Costa Rica is a very informal and casual country. Formal attire is only used in the city of San Jose and on very special occasions (Weddings, birthdays, anniversaries)We recommend to bring a sweater for the highland areas, and light loose fitting shirts, pants or jeans, and shorts for the lowland areas.For the beach areas please don't forget to bring a hat or cap, sunscreen, and sun glasses.For the rainforest and the National Parks we recommend hiking boots, a small backpack, water bottle, pocket knife, flashlight, insect repellent, rainwear, and a pair of binoculars to observe animals.

Day 01: San Jose – Santa Clara

Pick up at your hotel in San Jose to begin today’s adventure. Ride from the top of the continental divide, through cloud forests and cattle farms to the Santa Clara lowlands in northern Costa Rica. During the afternoon we’ll shuttle to our hotel located in an operating cattle farm.

Distance: 35 km.


Overnight at Hotel Tilajari or similar, standard room, breakfast included.

Day 02: White Water Rafting / Sarapiquí River

The emerald green waters of the Sarapiquí River run for several miles through lush rainforest and between steep canyon walls. Our full day rafting trip involves lots of whitewater action, exotic wildlife and great scenery.  Later we shuttle to the town of La Fortuna, which lies just east of Arenal Volcano where we’ll visit the famous thermal springs. 

We’ll finish the day with a traditional dinner.


Overnight at Hotel Montereal or similar, standard room, breakfast included.

Day 03: Arenal Volcano & lake – Sámara

Today we’ll ride at the base Arenal Volcano National Park and along the deserted southern shore of Lake Arenal.  We’ll use an abandoned lane through secondary forest, crossing several streams and enjoying superb views of the lake and the volcano.  In the afternoon we’ll drive to the popular Sámara Beach on the Pacific coast.

Distance: 45 km


Overnight at Hotel Hotel Giada or similar, standard room, breakfast included.

Day 04: Samara / Carrillo Beach

Bike ride along the coast at this tropical paradise. Sámara beach is also the perfect place to take surfing lessons, or simply sunbathe at the beach. Sea Kayaking, Snorkeling and a Canopy tour are also available.

Distance: 25 to 60 Km


Overnight at Hotel Hotel Giada or similar, standard room, breakfast included.

Day 05: Return to San Jose

After breakfast, return to San Jose.


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