Shuttle to & from Nicaragua + Hotel Stays

This package includes transport in a private air conditioned shuttle from Surf Ranch Tamarindo, to the Surf Ranch Resort in San Juan Del Sur, or vice versa.   This package brings both Surf Ranch Hotels & Resorts together giving you the Surf Ranch experience in 2 different countries. 

The shuttle will pick you up from either Surf Ranch and bring you across the border.  A guide will be with you on the border crossing, where you will switch vehicles.   The trip from one hotel to the other will take approximately 3 hours.

To organize the length of nights you wish to stay and the shuttle times & to book the trip, please email us at booking@surfranchtamarindo.com

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You can organize almost anything to do with our front desk, situated at the front of the hotel.  We have a list of the best tours and activities that we have personally tried ourselves, and picked the best ones to offer you.

Our reception can organize many things such as turtle tours, canopy tours (zip lining), sail boat cruises, surf board rentals and lessons, golfing, flying in a gyrocopter,  crocodile tours, waterfall tours, paddle boarding, and shuttles anywhere throughout Costa Rica.

We also have a cross border shuttle that can bring you from the hotel, across the border to San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua to stay at our Surf Ranch Resort, and even to the Surf Ranch Resort in Popoyo.  This is also a great option for any expats in Tamarindo, looking to do a visa run.   Anything you need, our reception has it.

Catamaran Tour on the Marlin Del Rey

$75 per adult for 8am tour - $85 per adult for 1:30pm tour

With our open catamaran tours in Playa Tamarindo, you silently glide along Costa Rica’s Gold Coast while passing some of Guanacaste’s exotic bays, white sand beaches, and tropical jungles.

  • Duration: 4 hours

  • Available Times: 8 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. daily

  • Trip Highlights include:  Snorkeling in crystal clear waters.  Delicious lunch prepared by our outstanding crew,  tropical drinks from our open bar and Wildlife sightings include dolphins, sea turtles, flying fish, or even a breaching whale.

Surf Lesson at the beach in front of the hotel.

Starting at $45 per person (shared) - $80 per person (private)

The North Pacific coast of Costa Rica is home to some of the world's best surfing beaches. With so many beaches and surf breaks to chose from, there's a wave for every person and every level.  Tamarindo, is a world renowned surf location, made famous for the movie The Endless Summer.  Whether this is your first time on a surfboard or you have some experience and want to work on your technique, our lessons are guaranteed to improve your skills.

  • Duration: 2 hours

  • Included:  Bilingual Instructor, Surfboard and Rash guard rental

Scuba Diving or Snorkeling

$110 - 2 Tank Dive - $170 Beginner Course - $70 Snorkeling

The biodiversity afforded by the Pacific waters of Costa Rica is incredible, with pristine reef systems that support a wide range of marine life.  There are sharks here in abundance, with other large animals such as Manta Rays, Dolphins and Whales. The array of colors on show, from the huge variety of reef fish and corals are dazzling, creating a stunning underwater landscape.

  • Duration: 4 - 5 hours

  • Included:  All dive gear, boat trip, transportation from hotel & refreshments

  • Beginner Classes also receive certificate of completion

Zipline Canopy Tour

Starting at $50 per person

You will experience the magnificent views and peaceful areas well as spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean. As you are enjoying your tour, you are likely to observe many of our diverse wildlife, monkeys and birds.

  • Duration: 3 hours

  • Included:  Entry admission & equipment

  • Bring comfortable clothes, shoes & sunscreen

SUP - Stand Up Paddleboarding

Starting at $50 per person

For beginners, we offer 2 hours of daily personalized instruction, coaching and guiding.  If we see that you are a fast learner, and you feel comfortable about it, we will move you to intermediate coaching. For the Intermediate SUPers, we include coaching tours to different SUP Surf and flat water paddle spots. We will help you achieve your next level of SUPing. If you and us feel that you are ready for the advanced SUP Surf spots, we will take you on the advanced tours including waves.

  • Duration: 2 hours

  • Included:  SUP board rental, fruit, bottled water & drinks

  • Bring swimsuit, towel and sunscreen

One Day Tours  (Hiking & Waterfalls)

From $65 - $160 per person

We offer a variety of one day tours including hiking, waterfalls & more.   Each one is a separate tour and we include the following locations:

Rio Celeste Waterfall, Rincon de la Vieja National Park, Palo Verde Wetlands, Barra Honda National Park, Miravalles National Park, Catalinas Hiking, or La Ponderosa Adventure Park.

It is best to organize these tours before or at our reception when you are at the hotel.  Bring hiking shoes.  Each tour includes transport to and from.

Mangrove & Estuary Boat Tour

$35 per person

The river begins wide and spacious, offering the opportunity to catch a glimpse of wildlife and scenic views. As your journey continues, the river narrows and becomes covered with the thick vegetation typical of mangrove forests.

 

It is here in the depths of the National Park where you'll get the opportunity to come face to face with the entertaining howler monkeys, see blue crabs scurry across the dry land, take some photos of the huge population of iguanas, and discover the many crocodiles that make their home here in the protected waters of the Las Baulas estuary.