Activities & Excursions

All the details about excursions offered by Los Monos. Still need more? No problem! Give us a shout and we'll get you what you need to make your trip the best. 

White Water Rafting

Full Day: $90 per person / Half Day: $70 per person

Iconic Costa Rican excursion! Get a tour through the heart of the rain forest. The guides and safety kayakers are bilingual and internationally-trained. They will expertly coach you through navigating the river.

Naranjo River

For more experienced rafters, the Naranjo River is exhilarating! Tours runs from April to December and is a consistent adrenaline-pumping Class III - IV wild river.

The Gist

  • Half-day tours
  • Run only during Rainy Season
  • Tour times: 7:40 am / 12:30 pm

Savegre River

This is a more family-friendly tour. The Savegre River provides Class II, III and some rare IV rapids that manageable for all ages and activity levels. 

The Gist

  • ¾-day and full-day tours
  • Runs in both Rainy and Dry Seasons

Zip Lining

$75 per person

Located only 30 minutes from Manuel Antonio, Tarzan Canopy Tour has installations in a beautiful 450-acre conservation rain forest close the town of Santa Juana.

It features a total of 12 platforms, 9 cables, a Tarzan swing, suspended bridge and rappelling. It also features a 550-meter cable that crosses the valley overlooking the Pacific Ocean and a series of magnificent waterfalls that complete the full adrenaline experience.

After enjoying the zip lines, a delicious typical Costa Rican meal awaits you at their restaurant in the middle of the jungle. You’ll finish the day with a swim in the pristine fresh waters of our farm.

The Gist

  • Transportation round trip
  • Bilingual instructors
  • Drinks
  • Fruits
  • Private waterfall
  • Lunch

Surf Lessons

$70 per person

This is a “must do” in Costa Rica! Learn the art of surfing in one of the most popular surf towns of the Central Pacific Coast.

Surfing lessons take place on the Manuel Antonio main beach every day. Our surf lessons are for people looking to develop their surf skills and those who just want to have fun. This activity instructed by Diego and his hand-picked, professional, well-trained staff.

Very experienced and reliable instructors will take you and your family out to the surf of beautiful Manuel Antonio beach for a fun day! Anyone can learn - no experience necessary!

The Gist

  • 3-hour lessons (9:00 am and 1:30 pm)
  • Transportation to and from your villa
  • Bilingual instructors
  • Provided: drinks, fruit, boars, and beach chairs, rash guards 

Horse Back Riding

$75 per person (min 2 people)


We ride into the Cerro Nara Mountains through the lush tropical rain forest with its splendid vistas, arriving at our incredible 300- foot waterfall, located on our private property.

Here we relax at our comfortable rancho (equipped with a restroom/changing room), swim, take photos, and discover the beauty of nature.

The Gist

  • 3-hour horseback ride, plus playtime at the waterfall
  • Pick-up time at your hotel is 7:40 a.m., returning at approximately 2:00 p.m


This awesome tour takes you through a protected rain forest to a small, secluded waterfall just few miles from our ranch. We will ride for 1 hour before reaching the refreshing swimming pool at the waterfall’s base. This tour is ideal for those who prefer less riding time with a visit to a smaller waterfall.

The Gist

  • 2-hour horseback ride, plus playtime at the waterfall
  • Pick up time at your hotel is 7:40 a.m., returning at approximately 12:30 p.m.


This is ideal for those who prefer less riding time across beautiful, yet easier terrain with great photo opportunities. We will enjoy a small, secluded natural swimming hole in the mountains. 

The Gist

  • 2-hour horseback ride 
  • Pick up time at your hotel is 7:40 a.m., returning at approximately 11:30 a.m.

What to Bring

  • Long pants and sturdy shoes
  • Swimming suit and a towel
  • Sunscreen and insect repellent
  • Fresh change of clothes, if desired

Manuel Antonio National Park Tour

$65 per person

With this activity, we offer you a private Nature Guide who works exclusively with the families in our houses/villas. You will be taken inside the National Park where you will have the chance to spot the wildlife of the area: Three different species of monkeys (capuchin white faced monkeys, howler monkeys and squirrel monkeys), other mammals such as coatis, agoutis, raccoons, lizards, iguanas, a variety of birds, and of course the two species of sloths found in Costa Rica. Half-way into the tour, you will have a chance to swim at the beach inside the Natural Park. 

The Gist

  • Transport
  • bilingual guide with a telescope
  • Entrance fee to the park
  • Fruit and juice after the tour

What to bring

  • Light pants or shorts, t-shirt, and hat
  • Swimsuit and towel
  • Sneakers/strap sandals/hiking shoes
  • sunscreen, bug repellent
  • Water

*The park is closed on Mondays.

Jet Skiing

Single: $130 / Tandem (2 max): $160

The best way to view Manuel Antonio's spectacular coast line!

Specializing in custom itineraries and private tours. Explore hidden coves and secluded beaches. Encounter dolphins, sea turtles, flying fish, stingrays, and even humpback whales during their migration season in December and August.

The Gist

  • 2-hour tour
  • Bring sunscreen and bathing suit
  • Departs from Marina Pez Vela

Catamaran Sunset Cruise

$75 per person

You will be taken around the coast line and all the way to Manuel Antonio main public beach (Playa Espadilla) while enjoying natural juices (alcoholic drinks are served, too) during the trip.

On the way back to the pier, you’ll have the chance to snorkel around the rocky formations nearby Playa Biesanz, (close to Tulemar Beach). Back on the boat, you will be served lunch. (Dinner is served on sunset tours).

The Gist

  • Pick up time at the parking lot of your villa / casa: 8:10am (morning) / 1:30pm (sunset)
  • Transportation round trip
  • Bilingual instructors
  • Drinks
  • Lunch or dinner
  • Snorkel

*Only morning times available during Rainy Season.


Mangrove Boat or Kayak Tour

This is an activity for Nature Lovers. You will be taken through all naturally made channels on a boat or by kayak. A Nature Guide will explain the importance of this wonderful ecosystem as they look for wildlife. Snakes (mainly boa constrictors), birds, monkeys, iguanas, and anteaters are part of the wildlife you may spot on this tour.

Both the kayak and boat tour times change daily depending on the tides. 

The Gist

  • Transport
  • Bilingual guides
  • Fruit and bottled water
  • Full Costa Rican meal. (Depending on tour time either breakfast, lunch or dinner will be served.)