Water adventures

Water adventures in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica


In order to enjoy the white sand beaches, abundant wildlife, stunning waterfalls and rivers located just right into the heart of Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica, you might want to consider getting out of your comfort zone and into adventure. The place itself offers extreme adventures that you should not miss in your trip, water adventures being on the top list. There are wide varieties of water adventures you can enjoy, some of it are the following:


Snorkeling trip

Snorkeling trip in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica is one of the highlights of the Catamaran Tour. Aside from sight-seeing of playful dolphins and getting a tan, you can also enjoy snorkelling because the cruise itself will provide all the equipment that you might need on your activity. You will most likely approach the Biezans Bay for your experience of getting a glimpse of colourful tropical fish underwater. Once you’re done, you are immediately served with grilled fish as your lunch with bunch of other stuff to enjoy.

Scuba diving

Aside from snorkeling, you can also enjoy scuba diving and explore the underwater world of the magnificent beaches. There are numerous volcanic formations and plenty of colourful fish that would greet you deep in the ocean. There are professional and highly-trained divers that would go with you as you dive, whether you’re already a pro or if it’s your first time scuba diving.

White water rafting


Costa Rica is also known for wild rivers that flow throughout the tropical forest of the area—perfect for white water rafting. The Naranjoriver and Savegre river are both perfect and ideal for water rafting. Savegre river is perfect for those who are trying to raft for the first time with its class 2-3 rapids that is surrounded by vegetation. If you want a bigger one, then try the Naranjo River that eventually offers class 3-4 rapids. There are numerous water rafting companies that could guide you to have a fun water rafting experience for reasonable charges.

Sea Kayaking

If you want to explore the Manuel Antonio coastline, might as well try sea kayaking to appreciate the picturesque view through a paddling tour. There are amazing cliffs and rock formations waiting to be explored with a kayak that is fit for two persons only. You would be guided with staff that is trained to ensure the safety of the tourists while they’re in the ocean.

Sport fishing

If you are looking for a hotspot for world class sport fishing, then you have come into the right place as the abundant water resources of Manuel Antonio is perfect for this. There are numerous fish such as Mahi Mahi, tuna, sailfish, marlin and roosterfish that you could catch. They offer both inshore and offshore fishing. Be reminded of their “Catch & Release” rule so you won’t have any misunderstanding with the staff.


Do you feel like it’s a perfect day to go out and surf? Then go. There are numerous Surfing School in the area that offers surfing lesson, will let you rent a surf board and together with professional surfers, you can play with the high waves throughout the ocean.



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