Surfing, boogie boarding, paddle boarding, kayaking, swimming, deep sea fishing and dolphin watching, sunset cruise on a catamaran, golfing, horseback riding, zip trek, ATV, turtle watching, nature tours on the river or in the jungle, bird watching - over 850 species, hiking to waterfalls, snorkeling, yoga and massage.
Or, you can just relax on the terrace and watch the most spectacular sunsets...
chill after a full day on the water or maybe some personal time with your fishing rod...
The zen of crashing waves.
Strolling the beach looking for the perfect seashell or... the not so perfect one.
Villa Deveena for fine french dining, hidden away in a secret oasis.Our personal favorite.
For casual dining, try Cafe Playa Negra, Hotel Playa Negra, Kontiki for wood fired pizza, Rustico for lasagna, Soul Shine for mediterranean brunch and Cafe LaVentana's for your morning latte. A must-do is lunch at Lola's, which is just 5 minutes drive to the north in Avenallas.
Junquillal is a 10 minutes drive (5 km) to the south and has a small but fairly well-stocked grocery store for basic items, including spirits.
Tamarindo is the main town in the area and is 20 -25 minutes to the north. You will find a larger grocery store, banks, many beachside restaurants, bars, surf, and gift shops.
Gas stations are located at Villa Real approximately 20-25 minutes away and Santa Cruz, a sabanero (cowboy) town is 30 - 35 minutes southeast. There is not a lot to see here, but there are grocery stores and basic services.
Arenol volcano & hot springs, Santa Rosa National Park, Rincon Volcano & thermal pools, and Monteverde National Park.