Activities – Tours

 October 14th, 2010 |    ladolcevita

Diving and Snorkeling

Explore the crystal waters of Herradura’s bay where you will admire a multitude of tropical fishes. The tours are scheduled in the morning from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and in the afternoon from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., waiting for the sunset. Moreover, there is the possibility to attend diving courses of all levels, with professional trained instructors.

If you chose to spend the whole day in the sea, we provide the Tortuga Island’s tour, the best place in Costa Rica for immersions. The tour can be operated by boat, catamaran or trimaran, including lunch and all services. Please contact La Dolce Vita for enquiries.

Rafting and kayak

All levels rafting through mountains torrent besides Quepos. The duration of the tour varies from half or 1 day for beginners to 3-4 days for experts. The tour is scheduled to depart daily from Jacò at 6:00 or 7:00 a.m.

A transfer by kayak to the snorkeling spots in front of Herradura bay or Hermosa Beach is also offered. Pick up from Jacò at 7:35 a.m. or 1:35 p.m.


Enjoy 30 or 60 minutes flying along the pacific coast in unique open-cockpit. From 7:30 a.m. until the sunset. Please contact La Dolce Vita for enquiries.


A two hours jungle and safari tour departs daily from Jacò. Ride through tropical dry forest. The tour includes: Bilingual Guide, fresh drinks, free transportation from your Hotel.

Morning tours from 8:00 to 10:00 and from 11:00 to 1:00 p.m.

Afternoon tours from 2:00 to 4:00 and from 4:30 to 6:30 (sunset tour). Please contact La Dolce Vita for enquiries.

Horseback riding

Take advantage of two or three hour tour onto the Jacò and Herradura’s beaches at sunset.

Also a 2 hours and half tour to the waterfalls is available.

In addition, a tour of 4 to 5 hours, from the beach to the tops of the mountains around Jacò is highly recommended. A delicious Barbecue included. Please contact La Dolce Vita for enquiries.


Take a chance to enjoy the adventurous canopy tour in all the Safety with structures of 12-13 platforms and highly trained staff. Admire the amazing waterfalls, various species of plants and animals (monkey, iguanas, toucans and various birds) while you’re riding the exciting cables through the pluvial forest.

Otherwise you could enjoy the Treetop walkways through the cloud forest at 12 to 60 meters, with 50 to 170 meters long bridges. Please contact La Dolce Vita for enquiries.

Sport fishing

Easy access and excellent waters in both oceans have earned Costa Rica a place on the world’s sport fishing map. We organize half or 1 day charter offshore from the pacific coast for deep sea fishing. Marlin, Sailfish, Yellow and Tuna fish…. The tour includes fresh beverages and lunch throughout the day. Please contact La Dolce Vita for enquiries.

Turubari Tropical Park

The biggest and most complete Central American tropical garden is situated at one hour by car from Jacò and one hour from San José. In a space of 495 acres you can watch more than 35 different butterfly species, a unique collection of bromeliads, orchids and bamboo, paved trails and bridges to enjoy the forest in all comfort, walking or riding a horse. Please contact La Dolce Vita for enquiries.

Crocodile Safari

The tour includes 2 hours navigation along the Tarcoles River, in safe and comfort boats. You can watch crocodiles and more of 50 different birds’ species.

2 tours per day, the timetable depends on tides. Please contact La Dolce Vita for enquiries.

Manuel Antonio National Park

This tour takes you to visit one of the most beautiful parks of the country. There you will find a combination of crystal waters, boarded by an exuberant flora and abundant fauna. The tour includes transportation from Jacò (7:30 a.m.) and returns at the sunset, visit of the National Park with professional guide, possibility to enjoy the beautiful isolated beaches, and lunch. Please contact La Dolce Vita for enquiries.

Arenal Volcano

Enjoy one day visiting the Arenal Volcano. The tour departs at 8:00 a.m. from Jacò and returns in the evening. With periodically eruptions, the Arenal is the most active volcano in Costarica. 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. In addition, the tour includes a relaxing experience in the Tabacón hot springs. Please contact La Dolce Vita for enquiries.


Three days tour. In July-August is possible to navigate at night along the channels, on special boats allowing to admire, lighted by red lights, different species of Green marine turtles nesting hundreds of eggs on the marine floor. Please contact La Dolce Vita for enquiries.