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Montezuma is full of natural wonders, wildlife, exciting tours and activities. Zip-line through the jungle canopy, hike to the Montezuma waterfalls, get out on the open ocean.

Visit Tortuga Island and take in the exotic fish and clear blue waters. Go deep sea fishing and cast off for yellow-fin tuna, mackerel, mahi-mahi and other local beauties in and around Montezuma and the Nicoya Peninsula. Looking for something near shore? Try a horseback ride on the beach or visiting one of the local national parks and wildlife refuges. If action is your thing, try a surf lesson or create your own ATV adventure through the jungle.

All Prices are + Taxes

Zip-Line Canopy Tour

Soar through the jungle and enjoy 9 zip-line cables totaling 1,320 meters. Take in breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean and the jungle canopy you’ll be swinging through! Take a refreshing swim at the Montezuma waterfall during the break.
Weight Limit: 110kg / 240lb
Departures: 9:00am & 3:00pm
Adult rate: $50

Tortuga Island Day Trip

A beautiful 50 minute boat ride to and from Tortuga Island with the possibility of seeing marine life like dolphins, whales and turtles. Enjoy the island’s calm turquoise water, white sand beach and shady palm trees. Tour includes a stop at a nearby island to snorkel. Includes: Lunch (chicken, fish (seasonal) or vegetarian), drinks & snorkeling equipment.
Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Adult rate: $77 (Children 5-10: $50, Under 5: Free)

Curú Wildlife Refuge

Our top recommendation for a guided tour in the area! With naturalist guide, Eduardo, he will point out animals & birds and explain the tropical vegetation. View abundant wildlife, explore numerous trails, and visit a tropical beach with white coral sand & calm waters. (Included: Transportation, park fee, drinks & bilingual naturalist guide)
Time: 6:30am – 12pm
Adult rate: $100 per person (1-4 people) | 5 or more people per person price is $80 per person | Child: $45 | 2 Person Minimum.

Horseback Riding on the Beach

Enjoy a 3 1/2 hour ride along 7 different beaches and jungle trails. Stop for a break at our area’s famous waterfall, El Chorro… one of the seven waterfalls in the world that drops into the ocean.
Included: Drinking water, fruits & guide
Departure time depends on the tide
Adult rate: $55
Available for 1-6 people Maximum

ATV Rental

Explore the southern part of the Nicoya Peninsula by ATV. An adventurous self- guided day through the country roads and tropical forests.
Visit Malpais and Santa Teresa, our neighboring towns just a 45 minute ride away for lunch, a swim or surfing. If you’re a hiker, Cabo Blanco Reserve is down the road from Montezuma.
Half day: $75 / Full day: $95 (+ $30 in gas or returning with full tank)
Rates are per ATV. ATV’s seat 1 or 2 people

Cabo Blanco National Park

As the very first national park founded in Costa Rica, Cabo Blanco is home to beautiful tropical forest, beaches and wildlife. This National Park is located just 7km from our resort. Hike the trails on your own or hire our naturalist guide to take you through the park. Consisting of 1,272 hectares of protected land & 1,790 of ocean, the park is open from 8:00am – 4:00pm (Closed Mondays & Tuesdays). Includes: Transportation, park fee, drinks & bilingual naturalist guide
Departure: 7:30am – 12:00pm
Adult rate: $100 per person (1-4 people) | 5 or more people per person price is $80 per person | Child: $45 | 2 Person Minimum.

Malpais / Santa Teresa Sunset Tour

These long stretches of beaches, best known for world class surfing, are located on the western side of the Nicoya Peninsula. This area is exquisite for the tropical sunsets of Costa Rica. Discover these beaches in a comfortable environment: simply sit back, relax and enjoy the sunset over the Pacific Ocean. Great for a romantic evening or just to see more of the peninsula.
Includes: Transportation, drinks & bilingual guide
2:00pm – 7:00pm
Adult rate: $95 per person (1-4 people) | 5 or more people the per person price is $75 per person | Child: $45 | 2 Person Minimum.

Tambor Bay Sunset Fishing

A combination of trolling, bottom fishing and boat cruise.
You’ll enjoy the Tambor Bay and surrounding area. Fishing and naturalist guide Eduardo will take you on a fishing adventure & sunset cruise combo.This tour includes fruits, drinks/beers, fishing equipment & bait. Time: 1:00 – 6:30pm. Price: $600 (1-4 people) |$50 per additional person | 8 people Max.

Tambor Bay Sunset Cruise

Enjoy a beautiful boat ride in the calm waters of Tambor Bay. The bilingual tour guide will point out marine birds along the coast and mangroves.
You will visit a beautiful white sand beach perfect for swimming while enjoying fresh fruits and drinks, after that you will enjoy some of the most spectacular sunsets over the mountains of the Peninsula.
When night falls if it is dark enough you will have the chance to see the Bioluminescence. If there is a full moon you will enjoy it rise. Time: 3-7pm. Adult rate: $75 per person (1-4 people) | 5 or more people the per person price is $65 per person | Price + $100 transportation | Child: $45 | 2 Person Minimum | 12 people Max.

Surf Lessons & Rentals

Surfing is a rewarding experience for beginners and pros alike.
 Join our surf instructors for a 3 hour lesson to learn step by step basics or to improve your existing moves. Time will be based on the high tide. Includes: Rash guard and your surf board.
Price for lesson: $55.

Sport fishing

The abundant marine life off the tropical Pacific Coast makes Costa Rica one of the world’s top fishing destinations. The coastal waters are home to yellow-fin tuna, mackerel, jacks & mahi-mahi while deeper out you may find sailfish, wahoo & marlin.
-Full day (7am-3pm): $1,250
-Half day (7am-12pm): $850
Rates up to 6 people max.
-Tambor Bay Sunset Fishing (1-6:30pm): $600
-Combo Fishing & Isla Tortuga (8am-4pm): $1,400 (10 people max.)

Montezuma Waterfall

Hike to the famous 3 tier waterfall of Montezuma. Hike up the river path to enjoy the large swimming hole and the tallest waterfall. For the adventurous, you can climb to the top 2 pools but be prepared for a narrow path against the cliff. We discourage jumping from the rocks as it is slippery & dangerous.
Journey time from Ylang Ylang: About 35 minutes
Free Activity

El Chorro Waterfall

Visit one of our area’s famous waterfalls, one of the seven waterfalls in the world that drops into the ocean. A beautiful walk along deserted beaches & through jungle trails. Climb to the top for a break & a stunning panoramic view. We recommend to start your journey early in the morning when the temperature is cooler.
What to bring: Lots of water & sunscreen
Journey time from Ylang Ylang: 1 hour 30 minutes (one way)
Free Activity

Piedra Colorada River

A river and swimming hole edged with sand made of unique colored rocks. Climb up the river path to small waterfalls & a shady swimming hole. Great for kids and anyone wanting to explore a local river.
Journey time from Ylang Ylang: Just 5 minutes!
Free Activity

Playa Grande Activities

Enjoy the 25 minute walk weaving through the jungle paths and tropical beaches, you’ll arrive at a long and seemingly endless beach, great for sunbathing, boogie boarding or surfing. Soft, long rolling waves make this beach perfect for wading and swimming.
What to bring: Water & sunscreen
Free Activity

Mountain Bike Rentals

Explore the surroundings of Montezuma on a Mountain Bike. Adventure through jungle first roads and along tropical beaches.
We recommend booking a minimum of 1 day in advance.
$18 full day
$14 half day

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