Today you will have the option to stay in Dominical, go to the beach, and relax at the hotel, or choose one of the following two exciting activities below.
Option #1: Snorkeling at Marino Ballena National Park
Marino Ballena National Park has a beautiful coral reef and large diversity of marine life. You will visit the best snorkeling treasures of the Marino Ballena National Park: reefs of Ballena Island, Tres Hermanas Islets and the Punta Uvita Whale tale. Discover underwater treasures such as, parrotfish, butterfly fish, blue surgeonfish, and a great number of starfish at a depth that ranges from 1 to 3 meters. Observe the land formations of Ballena Island and Tres Hermanas Islets and their local inhabitants, the brown booby and green iguana. This tour includes a small ‘refrigerio’ otherwise known as plentiful Costa Rican snack.
Included activities: Guided snorkeling tour, snorkeling gear, snacks.
Option #2: Terraba Sierpe Mangrove & Wildlife Tour
Enjoy a leisurely morning before taking a shuttle (approx 1.5 hours) to Sierpe for an amazing afternoon boat ride through the stunning Terraba Sierpe mangrove ecosystem, one of the largest mangrove wetlands in all of Central America! This nature lovers tour is great for all ages. Be fascinated by the thriving and diverse ecosystem of white, black, red, cat and pineapple mangroves. Your bilingual guide will share the beauty and natural history of this complex, self-sustaining mangrove system that contains more than 55 species of fish. Discover a wide variety of tropical flora and fauna in the canals and howl with playful white-faced monkeys, take pictures of stunning iguanas, see the great power of crocodiles, and search for rare birds You will head back to Dominical in time for dinner, or eat at a local restaurant in Sierpe.
Included activities: Guided mangrove boat tour, snacks.
Option #3: Corcovado Guided Hike
Famous for being–the Amazon of Costa Rica—the Corcovado National Park is the largest stronghold of primary forest on a Pacific coastline, and is famous for being “the most biologically intense place on Earth”. Be prepared for a thrilling tour as you explore some of Mother Natures most amazing works of art. The area holds thousands of species of flora and fauna, many unique to the area and others which have disappeared from other regions, or are in danger of extinction. Approximately, 6,000 insects (including the 123 different butterflies discovered so far), 500 trees (a fourth of all the tree species that exist in Costa Rica), 367 birds, 140 mammals, 117 amphibian and reptiles, and 40 freshwater fish species live here in coexistence. Immerse yourself in life’s wonders with the BEST Costa Rica Nature Tour.
Included activities: Full day guided hike in Corcovado National Park with a local guide.
Overnight at: Yaba Chigui (4 star hotel)