Day TripsMay 19, 2013
Tours can be scheduled through our front desk. All tours require a minimum of 2 people to take place. It is best to contact the front desk in advance to book the tour and reconfirm all information. Not all tours are available year round so be sure to inquire as to availability before you arrive.
Explore the nearby mountains and forests on a horseback riding tour. One of the best ways to truly enjoy nature, and appreciate the surroundings. Admire the magnificent views and scenery.
Days Offered: Daily.
Manuel Antonio National Park
Located two hours from Punta Leona, Manuel Antonio National Park is considered to be Costa Rica’s most beautiful park, with enchanting white sand beaches ideal for swimming and the tropical forest alive with wildlife. Watch out for the monkeys and iguanas sharing the park with you. Either relax in the tropical splendor, or explore the park’s trails leading to scenic lookouts. A visit to the nearby town of Quepos for a “tipico” lunch finishes off a perfect day. Be aware that on Monday this tour is not operated, because the National Park is closed for visitors that day of the week. Transportation, lunch, park entrance fee and guide included.
Monkey Trail Canopy Tour
Our interest is to offer a different option in the Central Pacific area, where customers of various hotels and travel agencies can enjoy the adventure of a Canopy tour located in the heart of a primary forest. At the same time they will be able to visit some of the most beautiful beaches of the area, as being provided with a series of benefits and services that Punta Leona offers.
Monkey Trail Canopy Tour was designed using the ultimate safety requirements established, assuring them that they would not be in any danger, and it is also adequate for people of all ages. The tour has 11 platforms and 9 cables. These platforms are made of metal and each of them is surrounded by fences. The longest cable is 280 meters long and the highest platform is 32 meters above the ground.
For our customers safety we have a doctor in staff on the hotel and we count with the service of Medical Services 2000 located near Jaco, with whom we have evacuation plans, counting with all the necessary medical equipment that may be required. Our guides use radio communication between the forest and the hotel.
Canopy Adventure, Cable Aventura
Jungle River Cruise
This fascinating tour will take you along the Guacalillo Estuary and the Tarcoles River by boat, entering into the habitat of the enormous crocodiles, which you will see up close. Also, observe many bird species that make their home here, as well as a variety of migratory species. The boat cruises down river into the estuary, where your guide will explain about this complex eco-system. Transportation, lunch and guide included.
White Water Rafting on the Savegre
Costa Rica’s mighty rivers provide wonderful opportunities for white water rafting enthusiasts. This river has class III and IV rapids and combines adventure with a chance to observe exotic wildlife. Transportation, equipment, lunch and guide included.
Arenal Volcano and Hotsprings
Traveling over the mountains to the rich plains of the area of San Carlos, suddenly you will come upon the perfect cone shaped Arenal Volcano. This active volcano experiences period eruptions, rumbling as its sends clouds of smoke and ash into the sky (which you will see and may even feel!). Witness the spectacle of the Volcano at night, watching the red lava snake down the mountain and illuminating the sky like a magnificent display of fireworks. Take time out to relax in the nearby thermal hot springs and naturally heated Jacuzzis.
Carara Biological Reserve
Located just 20 minutes from Hotel Punta Leona, this is one of the most important and highly visited biological reserves in Costa Rica. Walk through the trails of this transitional forest, a cross between a dry tropical forest and humid jungle. Carara is the home of many mammals, hundreds of birds (including the rare Scarlet Macaw), and a vast number of species of plants and trees. Appreciate the wonders of this intricate eco-system and it’s importance to our planet. Also, observe enormous crocodiles basking along the side of the Tarcoles River. Transportation, breakfast, entrance fee to the reserve and guide included.
Tortuga Island Cruise
An unforgettable trip, cruising among the picturesque islands of the Gulf of Nicoya. On board the yacht, listen to live tropical music until you reach the deserted “Isla Tortuga”. Once on the island, enjoy the swaying palms and white sandy beach, swim, snorkel and explore before partaking in a delicious, fresh lunch. This day meant to spoil you with the ultimate relaxation and the fine service of the crew. Transportation, lunch, and guide included.