Pangea Lodge, 100 meters behind the snorkel shop

      Manzanillo 70403,  Limón Province (Costa Rica)

Activities

and sights in Manzanillo and surroundings


Costa Rica's sights are as diverse as the landscape itself. No matter which direction you head, there is always something to discover. An incredible biodiversity allows for limitless adventure, recreational and cultural activities. 

 

Between caribbean beaches, dark green rainforests, active volcanoes, steaming hot springs, wild waterfalls, a colorful underwater world in the turquoise waters of the caribbean sea, and even more colorful plant and animal life right outside your vacation home.

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Tours for curious explorers

  • Visit the farmers market of Puerto Viejo

  • Chocolate plantation tour

  • Rent bicycles

  • Fishing trip

  • Visit a Bri Bri Indian reservation

Tours for adventurous active vacationers

  • Hiking
  • Surf lessons
  • Paddleboarding
  • Guided kayak tour
  • Zipline and canopy tour
  • Scuba diving
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Tours for wild nature lovers

  • Snorkeling
  • Boat trip to the pink dolphins
  • Horseback riding on the beach
  • Visit the Jaguar Rescue Center
  • Visit the Butterfly Garden
  • Visit the Gandoca Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge
  • Visit the Cahuita National Park

Prices

for activities & tours

We have put together some activities and tours for you. All prices are always per person.

$ 5 - 1 hr YOGA (sunrise)

At the pool, on the beach, at the viewpoint, in the game reserve. The animals are more active in the morning. The place is always announced on short notice.

(with Estela)

$ 40 - 1 hr. massage by the pool or on the beach

by appointment with an English speaking licensed massage therapist

(with Estela)

$ 45-65 - Chocolate and waterfall tour in Bribri

With a visit to the waterfalls. Meeting with locals and information about their culture and about the production of chocolate. The price difference depends on whether you have your own car.

(with Omar)

$ 120 - Beach grill tour

Boat trip with dolphin watching. Snorkeling and visit to Punta Mona. A 4 to 5 hours tour including dinner.

(with Andy )

$ 110 - Lobster tour

3 to 4 hours exciting reef tour. FREE DIVING incl. dinner.

(with Andy)

$ 70 or $ 90 - Nature Observatory

Climb yourself to the roof of a tropical forest! Total duration approximately 4.5 hrs (from 8am to 1pm) or 7.5 hrs total duration (from 9am). The jungle tour is a guided walk through the rainforest with observations of the local wildlife. You will climb yourself into the treetops with a climbing rope system suitable for this purpose. The stay in the tree house opens a wonderful view on the variety of flora and fauna. Discover the countless animals and birds that live in the treetops. Transportation is included.

$ 20 - entrance donation for the Macaw Bird Sanctuary.

Visit between 3 and 4 pm to see how the extinction of the great green macaws is being prevented.

(No transportation, could be a great bike ride.... Is located behind Faith Glamping, before Punta Uva).

For more information, visit: www.aramanzanillo.org

 

22 $ - entrance donation for the Jaguar Rescue Tour

the place from the Zac Efron show that saves the sloths and monkeys from electrocution!

Duration approx. 1.5 hrs, tours start at 9:30 or 11:30 am. 15 people per tour. $75 for private tours, closes at 2pm.

$ 50 - Surf school on the beach of Cocles

Duration 1.5 hours incl. board and insurance. Please bring your suit and towel. Transportation to another beach is included ($45 per person, from 4 persons $40 per person).

$ 80-90 - SUP (Stand Up Paddle)

Board Lesson & Ride am Playa Negra. Aller Kurse sind ca. 1,5 bis 2 Std. lang. Kurse finden täglich von 7-15 Uhr statt.

Discounts for 3 or more Cahuita. Paddle, leash and board are included. 

$ 90 for beginners and $ 80 for experienced.

$ 30 - Sloth Rescue

2-hour sloth tour. Of this, 45 minutes are scheduled in the canoe. Tour operates hourly from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 

$150 - For 226 sloths

3-hour insider tour. Departure is at 8:45 am or 12:45 pm at the 25 miles away, on the other side of Cahuita. If you wish, you can combine it with a beach excursion to Cahuita. For 20 or more people, the tour is $25 per person!

For more information, visit: www.slothsanctuary.com

$ 95 - Kayak Gandoca - with Omar 

 

$ 35 - Kayak Manzanillo (2 hours) - with Omar 

 

$ 50 - Bird watching - with Omar

 

$ 35 - Snorkeling by boat - with Omar

 

$ 50 - Dolphin tour - with Omar

 

$ 50 - Night walk through the jungle - with Omar

 

$ 40 - Jungle walk (4-5 hours) - with Omar

 

$ 250-350 - Sport fishing (half or full day) - with Omar

 

$ 5 - Wildlife Reserve about 6 minutes walk from their accommodation at the lodge. 

(Suggested $5 donation for entrance is to support maintenance).

Explore on your own or book a guide locally to discover even more.

 

$5 - Cahuita National Park

(Suggested donation for entrance only to support maintenance, 18 miles, about 30 minutes drive, transportation not included, maybe combine with sloth rescue, monkeys are up close and personal, bring snacks, water, wetsuit and towel)

 

$120 - Full day fishing tour - with Andy

 

$50 - Boat trip to Punta Mona - a 3 hour excursion - with Andy

 

$ 40 - Cooking class with Cool & Calm over 2 hours, you cook and eat!

 

$100 - White water rafting on the Pacuare River (class 3/4).

Departure 6:00-6:30am from Puerto Viejo. Duration approx. 11 hrs. including breakfast and lunch.

Wrack am Strand

FREE OF CHARGE!

  • Climbing on the shipwreck at Manzanillo beach
  • Climbing on the shipwreck in Puerto Viejo
  • Visit the fruit stand in Puerto Viejo
  • Stay in Manzanillo
  • Shopping at the fruit stand in Manzanillo
  • Souvenir shopping in the early evening in Puerto Viejo
    (directly opposite the Chilie Rojo)

Important...

Keep this in mind when planning and share with your group:

  • Everything is weather dependent.
  • Most tours will take place even if it rains
  • (bring a pancho or umbrella).
  • Animals are much more active early in the morning.
  • Parks and reserves close before dark (6pm)
  • Rental bikes are not equipped with flashlights or reflectors.
  • Most restaurants and soda stores will refill your reusable water bottle with filtered water for 50-500 colones - we were so glad to find this out.
  • Manzanillo is located in a humid tropical forest.
  • Temperatures range from 18°-20° Celsius on cool nights and 26°-32° Celsius on hot days.
  • There can be tropical thunderstorms with rain showers as well as hot dry periods in the same month.
Sonnenuntergang am Strand

For more information, see Easy Ride Shuttle:

www.easyridecostarica.com