ACADEMIA DE ESPAÑOL D’AMORE is located within walking distance of the white sandy beaches and Manuel Antonio National Park, the most visited park in Costa Rica. Visitors will have an opportunity to observe birds, mammals, reptiles, mangroves, primary and secondary tropical rainforest, as well as the most beautiful beaches in Costa Rica. You may also wish to participate in the many diverse activities available in the area, such as: Mangrove Tour, Canopy Safari, Dolphin Watch, Horseback riding on the beach at sunset or on the rain forest, Ocean Kayaking, Surfing lessons, White Water rafting, Yoga classes, Sunset Sail, Sport fishing, Parasailing, Canyoning, Mountain biking, Hiking to spectacular waterfalls.

Here is a list of tours that we recommend based upon our experience related to the service provided by the tour operator.  Our staff will be pleased to assist you in recommending and booking your activities.

Mangrove Tour

Tour Duration: 4 hours
Tour Time: Depends on the tide
Includes: Bilingual guide, Transportation, lunch at La Tortuga floating restaurant, cold drinks on the boat .

This tranquil boat tour will certainly be one of the highlights of your stay in Manuel Antonio. These mangrove waterways are unique and magical. As you glide through this unusual eco-system, your guide will provide comprehensive information about this fascinating self-sustaining area as well as help you spot the many types of wildlife along the way.

Canopy Safari

Tour Duration: 5 hours
Tour Time: 7 AM or 10 AM
Includes: ACCT trained bilingual guides, transportation, equipment, lunch or breakfast, depending on tour time.

Experience Costa Rica’s most popular adventure sport – the canopy zip line. Sail high above the rainforest between 17 platforms, zigzagging through the treetops, then rappel back to the forest floor. The tour finishes up with a nature hike to a crystal clear pool for a cooling swim.
This is the only canopy tour in Costa Rica with 3 rappel lines to add to the unique adventure.

Dolphin Watch

Tour Duration: 4 Hours
Tour Time: 8 AM or 1 PM
Includes: All equipment, expert bilingual guide, snacks.

Search for dolphins, sea turtles and unique bird life as you cruise the spectacular coastline from Quepos to Manuel Antonio National Park. You will navigate around tropical rock islands to deep blue waters in search of these magnificent creatures. You will stop for a delightful swim and snorkel session in the warm waters of a hidden bay.

Horseback Riding

Tour Duration: 4 hours
Tour Time: 8:30 am and 1:30 pm
Includes: Expert guide, transportation, Tico-style lunch by the river

This unique horseback ride takes you through luxuriant rainforest and rivers, ending in an incredible double waterfall that invites you in for a jungle swim.
The views of the valley and the surrounding tropical forests are spectacular. Your experienced guides will customize this trip to your experience level and age.  Along the way you can really appreciate the splendid flora and fauna of the Costa Rican countryside.

Ocean Kayaking

Tour Duration: 4 Hours
Tour Time: 8 AM
Includes: Transportation, equipment, fruits and snacks on the tour, lunch at the end of the tour, professional, bilingual guide.

From the unique vantage point of a kayak you will experience Manuel Antonio’s breathtaking cliffs and beautiful rock formations as you paddle along the coastline. Stop at a secluded beach where you can relax before continuing southward to Playa Espadilla, braving the surf as you land safely ashore.

Surfing Lessons

Tour Duration: 2-3 Hours
Tour Time: To be arranged with the instructor
Includes: All equipment, expert bilingual guide.

Whether you have never surfed in your life, or are an experienced surfer already, don’t miss this opportunity to learn new skills at one of the most beautiful beaches in Costa Rica.

White Water Rafting

Tour Duration: 8 Hours
Tour Time: 7 AM
Includes: Transportation, breakfast at Rafiki Safari Lodge, BBQ lunch at the river, equipment,
and professional, bilingual white water rafting guides.

The Rio Savegre will dazzle you with gorgeous side streams, hidden waterfalls, abundant wildlife and playful rapids that plunge headfirst into gentle pools below. Rated as Class III – IV, this full day will be an adventure to remember. The Savegre is one of the most beautiful rivers in the rainforest and offers explosive white water rafting action.

Yoga Classes

Vinyasa Flow (1.5 hr.)
Ashtanga Primary Series
Weekend classes available upon request

In the mornings classes start at 7:30am with a 2-hour class, explaining and discussing the yoga poses and practice. For regular yoga practitioners, it is an opportunity to work on the practice intensively. For beginners, this is an opportunity to learn from the experience of the other participants and they will get as much assistance as they need.
After class, students will get together for breakfast. An excellent start for your health and wellness to prepare to head out to your adventures. This will be a time for planning your day and sharing experiences. The day will be free for all the fun things available in the Manuel Antonio area. Private Yoga classes can be arranged also.

Sunset Sail

Tour Duration: 4 Hours
Tour Time: To be arranged with the instructor
Includes: Transportation, food, drinks, and expert bilingual guide.

Just what you need to calm the body and soothe the soul. Enjoy this romantic excursion through the serene, crystal-clear waters of Quepos and Manuel Antonio, while lulled by the spell of a peaceful sailboat. The magic sound of the wind hitting the rigging, the snap of the sails and sheets as the wind fills them up and makes the craft skim over the ocean’s surface. On our sail boat tour you’ll have the chance to enjoy Manuel Antonio’s waters in peaceful quiet. Sailing avoids the perturbing motor noises that may frighten off the animals you are trying to observe, so these tours are ideal for snorkeling or dolphin watching. Experience the romance of a sunset sailing tour with your loved ones and make these vacations unforgettable.

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