Choose Your Adventure

Whether it’s world class surfing, scuba diving and fishing or challenging horseback riding, rafting and hiking, the area surrounding Papagayo Estates simply has it all.
Dive into the depths of the turquoise waters as you partake in scuba diving and snorkeling adventures, discovering the vibrant marine life that thrives beneath the surface. Feel the thrill of the chase as you embark on fishing expeditions, casting your line in pursuit of your record catch. Ride the waves and experience the exhilaration of surfing, harnessing the power of the ocean to carve your way through the swells. Engage in the serenity of paddle boarding, exploring the tranquil waters at your own pace, or venture into the lush landscapes surrounding Papagayo Estates, where hiking trails await, offering opportunities for exploration and connection with nature.
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Costa Rica is quickly becoming a golf hot spot boasting many challenging and incredibly scenic courses. In fact, Just minutes from Papagayo Estates lies the world famous course at the Four Seasons Papagayo. Ranked among the “Top 100 Courses Outside the United States” by Golf Digest, this 18-hole, par-72, Arnold Palmer Signature Course winds through 125 acres of old-growth forest, valleys, and sea cliffs shaped by an ancient lava flow. Dramatic elevation changes and a variegated landscape stir the senses while wide fairways and large greens provide a fair and challenging test for all skill levels.


Costa Rica is well-known for its rich marine biodiversity and amazing fishing, both in its coastal regions and offshore…often called “the best in the world” by fishing aficionados. Inshore fishing in Costa Rica allows anglers to target species like roosterfish, snook, snapper, and grouper.
Offshore fishing in Costa Rica is particularly renowned for its world-class sport fishing. The country is famous for its abundant populations of billfish, including sailfish and marlin. Other popular offshore species include tuna, dorado (mahi-mahi), wahoo, and yellowfin tuna.


Surfing in Costa Rica is like riding an exhilarating wave of adventure surrounded by natural bliss! It’s where the majestic Pacific meets tropical shores, creating a paradise for wave riders worldwide. Breathtaking surf spots, and year-round swells, beckons both beginners and seasoned professionals
Ask 100 surfers to name their top three surf destinations on the planet and it’s likely that Costa Rica will come up time and time again. Now firmly up there with Bali and Portugal among the world’s most revered wave hotspots, Costa Rica never fails to impress


Costa Rica is known for its extraordinary natural beauty, and its waterfalls are no exception. The country boasts a plethora of cascades, each with its own unique characteristics. From towering falls plunging into clear pools to gentle cascades flowing through dense foliage, the waterfalls offer a picturesque and serene environment.
Most waterfall hikes in Costa Rica offer the chance to take a refreshing dip in the natural pools formed by the cascades. Swimming in the crystal-clear waters surrounded by the sounds of nature is a delightful and invigorating experience, especially after a rewarding hike.
Costa Rica’s hikes cater to a range of fitness levels. Whether you prefer easy strolls or more challenging treks, there are options available. Some hikes may also incorporate climbing volcanic formations or exploring underground caves, adding an extra element of adventure to the experience
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Costa Rica’s natural beauty is breathtaking, and exploring it on horseback provides a unique perspective. You can ride through lush rainforests, along picturesque rivers, and up into the mountains, taking in stunning vistas and immersing yourself in the surrounding environment. The diverse landscapes of Costa Rica offer a range of horseback riding experiences, whether it’s riding along the beach, through coffee plantations, or into remote wilderness areas.


Costa Rica is renowned for its extraordinary biodiversity, and its rainforests are home to a staggering array of plant and animal species.Jungle hiking allows you to immerse yourself in this rich ecosystem, with the chance to spot exotic wildlife, vibrant birds, colorful insects, and diverse plant life. From monkeys swinging through the trees to tropical birds fluttering overhead, the sights and sounds of the jungle are truly captivating.
The rainforests of Costa Rica are incredibly lush, with towering trees, dense vegetation, and cascading waterfalls. Jungle hikes offer a chance to witness the pristine beauty of these environments up close. You can walk along winding trails, cross suspension bridges over rushing rivers, and marvel at the sheer magnitude of ancient trees and vibrant flora.


Costa Rica obviously has amazing diving. Its name literally means “rich coast” in Spanish. It was so named by the first Europeans when they set foot on this beautiful, lush paradise.
With a landscape full of dense jungle, unique wildlife and tropical fruit, Costa Rica’s scuba diving is sometimes overlooked. Framed by the Caribbean Sea on the North and the Pacific Ocean on its South there’s much to experience under the water. It is one of the richest biodiversity hotspots in the world.

With unique islands, like Cocos–Jacques Cousteau declared it the world’s most beautiful–there’s no surprise some consider it some of the best scuba diving in the world.


Rafting in Costa Rica allows you to immerse yourself in the country’s spectacular natural landscapes. As you navigate the rivers, you’ll be surrounded by lush rainforests, towering canyons, cascading waterfalls, and vibrant wildlife. The scenic beauty enhances the overall experience and provides a unique perspective on Costa Rica’s diverse ecosystems.
Costa Rica’s rivers offer thrilling and challenging rapids, guaranteeing an adrenaline-fueled adventure. The rush of conquering the whitewater, paddling through swirling currents, and maneuvering around rocks and obstacles creates a truly memorable experience.
White water rafting in Costa Rica also presents opportunities for wildlife encounters. As you navigate the rivers, you might spot toucans, monkeys, sloths, iguanas, and a variety of bird species along the riverbanks adding an extra dimension of excitement to your rafting journey
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Discovery Club

The Discovery Club opens doors to worlds of excitement within the pristine natural beauty that surrounds Papagayo Estates…always safely guided by our team of trained professionals who are experts in their field

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