Los Delfines Attractions
Things To Do Near Los Delfines
If your idea of a dream vacation is tropical weather with plenty of sun, sand, and a laid back atmosphere you’ve found it at Los Delfines vacation rental #31. Whether you’re single, a married couple, or an entire family bursting with kids, get ready to experience some fantastic adventures in this little piece of Costa Rica heaven. And part of our job is to help you plan your trip, so it’s packed with fun and excitement. We can book tours for you with the best deals possible. Let us know what you’re interested in. And whether you just want to take relaxing strolls on the beach, snorkel, zipline, or explore ancient villages, you’ll find it all here.
Jungle Animals – Do you love animals? How about monkeys, colorful birds, iguanas, and butterflies. Whether you visit the animal preserves or tour the jungle, make sure to bring your camera to record some of the liveliest, chattering, colorful collection that Costa Rica has to offer.
Ocean Fishing – Are you an avid fisherman or do you just enjoy boating? If so, you’ll have plenty of opportunities for different excursions. And let us make it easy for you. We can make your reservations to fit your schedule and party size. The most popular boat tours are either half or full-day.
Relaxing Yoga – Some people go on vacation to truly relax and get rejuvenated with yoga. If that’s what you’re looking for, you’ll find a group and private yoga classes for all levels. Besides yoga, there are also Pilates classes. Add to that, local organic food and refreshing beach vibes in a laid-back tropical paradise. Vacationing doesn’t get better than this.
Fresh Dining – When we say fresh, we really mean it. Fish caught the same day, organic fruit and vegetables locally grown, French bread right out of the oven, Sushi like you’ve never tasted before. Dine-in or take some back to your villa.
Hiking & Exploring – There are many jungles, rain forests, towns, fishing villages, beaches, and museums to explore. Whether you need to take it easy or you’re in tip-top shape, you’ll find the activity level right for you. A favorite destination is Montezuma Falls, with its crystal clear waters.
Local Shopping – Part of a fun vacation is finding things that you can’t get back home. This area is dotted with little towns and villages with hand-made items for sale. Make sure to leave room in your suitcase to bring home your treasures!
Water Sports – There’s every type of water sport here you can imagine, including surfing, kite-surfing, snorkeling, and even horseback riding on the beach. And if you’re new to any of these sports, many friendly locals give both group and private lessons. Get ready for fun and adventures in the sun and surf.
Beverages Galore – From morning coffee to afternoon smoothies and margaritas on the beach in the evening, there’s every drink you could want. Sit with your friends and family and relax in this tropical paradise.
And after a long day of exploring, you’ll be able to relax in the safety of your gated community. Plan a barbeque on your back patio or stroll over to the clubhouse and bar for dinner. Read on to discover more of the best things to do in Los Delfines.
The town of Montezuma is a favorite attraction. Known as “Hippy Town,” come hungry, so you can enjoy delicious organic treats, including juices, sandwiches, and salads. From there, hike to Montezuma Falls. Bring water and good shoes because parts of the path can be slippery. Once there, enjoy a dip in the refreshing water, relax by the falls, or go ziplining for some exhilarating excitement.
The remote fishing village of Malpais is located in the Puntarenas Province. Near Cabo Blanco National Park this is a favorite destination for adventurers and surfers. The lush landscape includes beautiful beaches, rainforests, waterfalls, and rocky cliffs, and secluded coves. Tourists can go 4-wheeling, fishing, snorkeling, boating, hiking, diving, horseback riding, and biking. There’s something for everyone.
Santa Teresa is a unique beach town, and that’s one of the reasons why it’s so popular. Besides incredible restaurants with the freshest of local ingredients and shopping, there are coffee shops and bars. Water sports include surfing lessons, some with a video keepsake, kite-surfing, fishing, snorkeling, or just taking a stroll down the beach. The town offers yoga, private art lessons, and retreats.
At the tip of the Nicoya Penisula, sits the Cabo Blanco Natural Reserve. Founded in 1963, this area is beautiful, but it is less developed and more remote so traveling around is a bit more adventurous. This tropical forest area is close to Santa Teresa, Mal Pais, and Montezuma. There’s plenty of restaurants, surfing, stand up paddleboarding, windsurfing, and yoga. Cabo Blanco is about an hour from your Los Delfines rental.
Curu National Refuge
Immerse yourself in the jungle. The Curu National Wildlife Refuge has an abundance of wildlife. You’ll likely see pacas, howler monkeys, cappuccino monkeys, deer, colorful parrots, and reptiles. From beaches to rainforests, it’s a favorite spot for outdoor activities, including hiking and birdwatching. Guided tours are available. There’s plenty of horseback riding available too. Pack a lunch or dine locally.
Bara Honda National Park
Whether you like exploring caves or hiking, be sure to visit Barra Honda National Park. Although it’s best known for its limestone caves, the hiking is fantastic. There are guides available (not all English speaking), or you can go on self-guided tours. A word of caution – the trails are challenging, so make sure you’re up to it. Visitors will discover colorful butterflies, iguanas, chattering monkeys, and energetic birds of all colors.
The best way to visit Tortuga Island is by boat. We can help with booking to get you the best price. There are full-day and half-day tours. Many include lunch. But, if you’d rather drive and adventure on your own, it’s less than 30-minutes from your villa. Dining options are limited, so pack food and water. Get ready to see wild pigs, dolphins, and be surrounded by fish if you go snorkeling.
An hour’s drive from your villa at Los Delfines Golf & Country Club is Cabuya Island. The best time to visit is when the tide is low so check the tide schedules. Because of the ancient cemetery, this magical island is supposedly haunted by ghosts at night. At low tide, you can walk from the beach to the island. And when a local passes away, there’s a procession taking them to this burial ground.
About 1 hour away from your villa is the town of Manzanillo and Manzanillo Beach. The town is tiny, and just like many towns and villages, the main attraction is its fabulous white sandy beach. It’s great for taking long walks, swimming, snorkeling. If you can, stay for the beautiful sunsets and enjoy one of the local restaurants. For those looking for peace and tranquility, you’ve found it.
The Town of Manzanillo
The Town of Manzanillo has more than just it’s a beautiful beach. If you’d like, you can go on a bike or hiking tour of the area. A tourist favorite is Nature Observatorio – a treehouse 25 meters (8 stories) in the air, visit for a few hours, or spend the night. Either way, you’ll have a new viewpoint of the rainforest and wildlife. There are plenty of restaurants in town and even more within 5 miles.
In less than 10 minutes from your front door, you can be in the little town of Pochote. There’s a wide selection of activities, including fishing, ATVing, or just relaxing on the beach. You’ll find every type of dining from Latin and Spanish to fresh seafood. Let us know if you’d like us to book a fishing boat tour; we can get you an excellent deal. This small village boasts some of the best sport-fishing around.
Close to your villa is Tambor Beach, and its quiet little fishing village. This beautiful spacious beach has gentle waves where visitors can enjoy watching dolphins, swim, kayak, canoe, and fish. Sand color ranges from dark brown to black. People are friendly, and it’s not crowded. Small planes fly overhead and land nearby. Currents can be strong, so be cautious. Pack a picnic or visit one of the nearby local restaurants.