Maximize Your Stay With Eco-Friendly Excursions
Ideally situated on Playa Esterillos Este between Jaco and Manuel Antonio National Park near Quepos, Alma Del Pacifico Beach Hotel & Spa offers guests a wide variety of Costa Rican vacation activities. Walk or jog along an expansive stretch of shell-strewn beachfront or simply relax while basking in the sun on a chaise lounge or hammock. Wax up your board and hang-ten or take in the sight of dramatic waves crashing along the beach on one of Costa Rica’s most famous surfing beaches.
Costa Rica is a nature lover’s paradise, with abundant eco-tourism activities. Most of our guests like to do one activity every other day. To learn more about Alma’s on-property beach activities or local Costa Rican vacation activities, contact us today or download our activities guide below:
Things to do
Manuel Antonio National Park
23.42 miles from property Get Directions
Manuel Antonio National Park, in Spanish the Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio, is a small National Park in the Central Pacific Conservation Area located on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, just south of the city of Quepos, Puntarenas, and 132 mi (82 mi) from the national capital of San José. Established in 1972 with a land area enumerating 1 983 ha (the smallest of any Costa Rican national park), it is the destination of as many as 150,000 visitors annually and well known for its beautiful beaches and hiking trails. In 2011, Manuel Antonio was listed by Forbes among the world’s 12 most beautiful national parks.
La Iguana Golf Course
Calle Los Sueños, Herradura, Costa Rica Show on map
16.86 miles from property Get Directions
Nestled alongside an exotic rain forest with breathtaking ocean views, the 18-hole, par-72 championship La Iguana golf course offers not only a challenging Ted Robinson-designed layout but also a spectacular gallery featuring friendly monkeys and brightly hued macaws. Your knowledgeable golf guides will be happy to point out all the beautiful Costa Rica highlights. But make no mistake; the mesmerizing scenery masks a challenging course – one well worth conquering.
Croc’s Casino Resort
Jaco, Costa Rica Show on map
14.44 miles from property Get Directions
With 44 beachfront condos for sale in Jaco, 152 hotel rooms and Las Vegas Style Casino, Croc’s Casino Resort offers a bit of everything with casual sophistication in Costa Rica.
At Croc’s Casino Resort in Costa Rica, we are all committed to ensuring that you are beyond satisfied at every interaction. Whether a condo owner in Costa Rica, hotel or casino guest, you are our priority. For this reason, we have assembled the best team of professionals in the business insuring your ultimate experience, at our Las-Vegas Style Costa Rica Casino and Resort.
Pura Vida Gardens and Waterfalls
Santa Lucia Town, Jaco 00000, Costa Rica Show on map
13.81 miles from property Get Directions
Pura Vida Gardens and Waterfalls is unique in Costa Rica. It is truly a “Visual Masterpiece”. The design begins with the natural beauty of Costa Rica with its’ spectacular flora, fauna, Waterfalls and views of the Pacific. To this we have added thousands of flowers and several varieties of orchids, not only from Costa Rica but from all over the world. The manicured walkways in the Gardens meander along a river or at the crest of a mountain and most are easily accessible to people of all ages and levels of fitness.
Rainforest Adventures Costa Rica
Jaco Beach Show on map
13.88 miles from property Get Directions
Featuring locations in the coolest destinations in Central America and the Caribbean — two in Costa Rica (in the Pacific side, near Jaco Beach and in the Atlantic side, near San Jose), one in St. Lucia, plus the thrilling Mystic Mountain Jamaica, Rainforest Adventures invite travelers to bond with nature like never before. And with the newest addition, the tours operated by Panama Excursions, the tourists’ experience in Central America, and in the Caribbean, is on a higher level.
Chiclet’s Zip Line
Hermosa Beach, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica Show on map
9.35 miles from property Get Directions
Chiclets canopy tour takes you through the transitional rainforest along 13 cables, 15 platforms and a suspension bridge hung between two towering trees. A short truck ride takes you from the offices along Route 34 up 2,000 feet above sea level into the rainforest that drapes the hills around Hermosa Beach. The platforms are strapped to rainforest trees (such as the Chiclets tree that’s sap can be chewed like gum) up to 150-feet above the forest floor.
Los Sueños Marina
Los Sueños Resort and Marina in Herradura Bay, Herradura, Costa Rica Show on map
16.82 miles from property Get Directions
Elegance. Luxury. Ownership. Los Sueños Resort and Marina, located on Costa Rica’s Central Pacific Coast, represents a world of adventure, excitement, incredible landscapes and lush rainforest. It also represents home to many looking for unsurpassed luxury. Los Sueños is undoubtedly the place to be to experience a truly unique and exclusive residential community with vibrant tropical surroundings.
Isla Damas, Costa Rica Show on map
17.74 miles from property Get Directions
With the establishment of Manuel Antonio National Park in 1972, the people of Costa Rica decided to preserve for future generations one of the most beautiful and bio-perse areas in the world. Although it is the country’s smallest national park, the stunning beauty and persity of wildlife in its 4.249 acres is what makes this place a must see for every visitor in the country.
Naranjito, Costa Rica Show on map
27.22 miles from property Get Directions
Villa Vanilla Spice Plantation is a sustainable organic spice farm in Costa Rica. We are certified organic and biodynamic and grow a variety of spices and essential oil plants, including vanilla, cocoa, and ceylon (true) cinnamon.
Marina Pez Vela
20.59 miles from property Get Directions
Costa Rica’s newest, largest full-service marina. Catering to boats from 35′ to 200′, we are located in the heart of the greatest sailfishing waters on the earth and in the calmest ocean waters you will ever see–year round!
Jaco Beach, Costa Rica Show on map
13.41 miles from property Get Directions
Playa Jaco is the closest beach to San Jose, the Central Valley and is one of the most visited coastal destinations in Costa Rica. The beach is a 2.5 mile (4 mi) strip which offers world renowned surfing and more. Much like Costa Rica’s metropolitan areas, Jaco’s
Adventure Tours Costa Rica
Local 1 Avenida Pastor Días, Jaco, Costa Rica Show on map
13.59 miles from property Get Directions
One of the longest-running tour operators in the Jaco Beach and Los Suenos area – Adventure Tours Costa Rica provides the ultimate experience for your vacation – complimenting your Costa Rica vacation with Costa Rica’s most popular attractions: ATV Tours, Zip line Canopy Tours, White Water Rafting, Surfing and Day Trips to Tortuga.
Savegre River, Savegre, Costa Rica Show on map
31.24 miles from property Get Directions
Beginning in the rainforest clad Talamanca Mountain Range between Cerro de los Muertos and Chirripo, the Savegre River flows south until reaching an estuary in the Manuel Antonio National Park, on the central Pacific coast of Costa Ric
Carara National Park
34, Costa Rica Show on map
18.91 miles from property Get Directions
Carara National Park is a national park in the Central Pacific Conservation Area located near the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. It was established on April 27, 1978 as a biological reserve, but its growing popularity after 1990 forced the government to upgrade its category to national park in November 1998.
3.26 miles from property Get Directions
A cozy laid-back spot in the heart of Esterillos Oeste serving up tasty Caribbean, Asian and Local treats. Open 4 pm – 10 pm Closed SundaysThe atmosphere at Los Almendros is cozy and laid-back with ambient fairy lighting in an outdoor, covered setting. Call for reservations or just stop in.
El Hicaco Restaurant
Calle Hicaco, Jaco, Costa Rica Show on map
13.30 miles from property Get Directions
El Hicaco Restaurant, located in Jacó Beach is a beautiful place where you can enjoy a beautiful sunset and a delicious meal at the same time.The restaurant El Hicaco started back in the 70’s as a small family business in front of the beach.
María Isabel Madrigal, the restaurant’s founder was the cook and her husband Arnoldo González was her right-hand person.
Playa de Jaco, Costa Rica Show on map
13.27 miles from property Get Directions
The Master Chef Mr. Lemon grew up in the Bahamas where his grandmother let him cook with her, thereby beginning the culinary infusion process. He served a three year apprenticeship at the renowned La Vielle Maison restaurant in Boca Raton, Florida.
APDO 284, Playa Jaco Show on map
9.27 miles from property Get Directions
Located next to the hotel on the beach in Playa Hermosa, The Backyard offers you an amazing open air dining experience. Breakfast,lunch and dinner are served on our oceanfront terrace from 8 a.m. til 10 p.m. daily.