AmaTierra Area Attractions
Turubari Park, just 15 minutes from AmaTierra
High above the Rainforest
Turubari Park, just 15 minutes from AmaTierra, is an eco-adventure experience with rain forest tours, an aerial tram, Horse back Riding, and a Tram ride, the regular 8 station zipline and the Super Man Zip line , an exhilarating experience of flying over the canopy of trees, safely. Turubari is known to have the best canopy tours in all of Costa Rica, and is just 15 minutes' drive from AmaTierra.
Horses, Spirit and Play
For a unique experience at beautiful Sweet Prince Ranch (a scenic 1 hour’s drive from AmaTierra) join Equine professional psychotherapists Marsha & Mark Friedman for a profound 3 + hour in-depth session with some very special horses for a fun, safe and powerful equine and human bonding experience.
No previous horse training is required, most activities are done on the ground.
Adventure Park Costa Rica
All the adventure you need in one place.
The unique 25 zip lines over 11 waterfalls canopy adventure, Fly like Superman with no camera trick, The biggest High Ropes Course in Costa Rica, ATV FunPark, Horseback riding tours.
Surfing in Costa Rica
One of Costa Rica's best known surfing beaches, Jacó, is just an hour and a half away from AmaTierra. This bustling surf town has one of the best breaks in the country. And you don't have to be an experienced surfer to get into the action. Surfing lessons can be arranged for any experience level.
Jacó is big enough that you can get a bite to eat at a local restaurant and do a little shopping, but still small enough to enjoy the peaceful waves and watch the vibrant sunset over the ocean.
Tortuga Island Snorkel & Relax
If you love to be on the water, spend a day on a snorkeling tour to Tortuga Island. AmaTierra provides the transportation to Puntarenas, where Calypso Cruises takes you on a comfortable cruise boat to Punta Coral Private Reserve and Tortuga Island. Tortuga Island is a tropical white-sand paradise, where you can explore the crystal blue reefs and get a closer look at the sea-life with fins and mask.
Other activities on the island include beach volleyball and hiking trails within a private rainforest, offering you a chance to spy on birds, monkeys, insects, and other native Costa-Rican creatures.
The Calypso Tour includes a delicious lunch, cooked on an open grill and chilled white wine. A multi-lingual guide will answer questions while you relax and enjoy the ride! $119 per person. AmaTierra can arrange your tour. For more details, see www.calypsocruise.com.
Carara National Park Jungle Tour
Famous for scarlet macaws, an abundance of bird life, 3 kinds of monkeys, iguanas, colorful frogs and crocodiles, this tour, 1 hour's drive from AmaTierra, will spark your adventurer's spirit. If you wish, add the Tarcoles River boat tour to your day at Carara Park, with Vic's Tours. (victourscostarica.com)
La Paz Waterfalls and Poas Volcano
Enjoy two popular destinations: La Paz Waterfall gardens and Poas Volcano. The waterfall gardens give you the opportunity to enjoy lush tropical rainforests, flowing white rivers, beautiful waterfalls, and a variety of birds, butterflies and flowers. Over 3.5 kilometers of hiking trails allow you to take it all in at your own pace.
A visit to Poas Volcano allows you to look into the heart of a live volcano. Although there is no lava flow, the steam arising from the crater and occasional geyser eruptions make this a spectacular sight. You will get a birds-eye view 320 meters down into the powerful crater - the deck is practically at the rim of the crater.
San Jose Historic City Tour
Discover the history and culture of San Jose on a personal guided tour. The city’s architectural showplace is the National Theatre. Its stunning baroque design and cultural significance make it a source of pride to all Costa Ricans. Best known for the permanent exhibit of pre-Columbian artifacts, the National Museum also features examples of Costa Rican religious art. Another highlight of your San Jose tour is a visit to the Gold Museum. This museum houses a prized collection of pre-Columbian gold which showcase a high level of artistry. The downtown area also features several remarkable churches.
Esterillos Oeste - A Stunning Pacific Coast Beach
You won't find a more beautiful beach in Costa Rica than Esterillas Oeste - just over an hour from AmaTierra. This is truly a beach lover's paradise. Palm trees overhang the white, sandy beaches and exotic Scarlet Macaws make their homes in the trees.
Esterillos Oeste is located on the Central Pacific Coast, close enough to AmaTierra to include it as a day trip during your stay.
This quiet coastal village is known by locals as one of the best beach destinations in the country. Adventure lovers will enjoy excellent surf breaks, sun lovers can soak up the rays and the whole family will enjoy the cool ocean breezes.