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Water adventures in Costa Rica

Are you looking for a destination that combines the majesty of the ocean with lush nature? Costa Rica is your answer! A beautiful country known as the aquatic paradise for nature lovers, this Central American gem captivates visitors with its stunning marine biodiversity and dreamy coastal landscapes. From white sandy beaches like Playa Blanca, framed by turquoise waters, to thrilling water adventures and close encounters with marine life, Costa Rica awaits you with unforgettable experiences because each experience brings you closer to the country's natural wealth.

Dive with us into the charm of ecotourism in a unique marine environment and discover the activities you can do; the possibilities are abundant in a country bathed by the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, definitely a paradise for nature and water activity enthusiasts.

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Surfing and Bodyboarding: Glide with the power of the ocean

Looking for excitement and adrenaline? Surfing and bodyboarding are the perfect activities for you. The Costa Rican coasts are known for their impressive waves, and these beautiful beaches are the ideal setting to learn to surf or challenge the waters if you're already an expert in the sport. Experience a unique connection with the ocean as you ride the waves and feel the sea's energy beneath your feet.


Surfing and Bodyboarding: Glide with the power of the ocean

Diving in the depths of the Pacific Ocean

Embark on an underwater journey to the amazing marine world. Costa Rica is a world-class diving destination with impressive dive sites that host an astonishing variety of marine life. Explore coral reefs, sunken wrecks, underwater caves, or the underwater museum located near our hotel, where you'll be surrounded by tropical fish, rays, sharks, and more. Each dive will reveal the hidden majesty of the sea's depths.

Diving in the depths of the Pacific Ocean

Sport fishing: Thrills on the high seas

Get ready for an exciting adventure on the high seas with sport fishing! Costa Rica is known as a paradise for fishermen, where the waters teem with diverse marine species. Join experienced fishing guides in pursuit of marlin, tuna, dorado, and sailfish. The thrill of battling these powerful marine creatures will provide you with an unparalleled fishing experience.

Tortuga Island: A tropical destination for adventure and relaxation

It's time to discover the beauty of Tortuga Island! This picturesque island off the coast of Costa Rica is a tropical paradise that combines adventure and relaxation. Enjoy a boat ride on turquoise waters to reach this Caribbean gem. Once there, you'll have the opportunity to go snorkeling, explore natural trails, and relax on white sandy beaches. An idyllic getaway to connect with pure nature!

Discover the secrets of the sea: Snorkeling in turquoise waters

Dive into crystal-clear waters and explore the rich marine biodiversity through snorkeling at Hotel Punta Leona. With your snorkeling gear in hand, you'll discover colorful coral reefs inhabited by tropical fish, manta rays, and other marine creatures. Get ready for a close encounter with underwater life and an experience filled with wonders and discoveries.

Navigate the lush coasts: Kayaking and Paddleboarding

Explore the remote corners of the Costa Rican coasts by kayak or paddleboarding. Paddle through serene lagoons, mangroves, and white sandy beaches while surrounded by the natural beauty of the region. With kayaking and paddleboarding, you'll enjoy the tranquility of the surroundings and have the opportunity to observe birds and other animals that inhabit these aquatic ecosystems.

Navigate the lush coasts: Kayaking and Paddleboarding

Magical encounters at sea: Whale and dolphin watching

Nothing compares to the excitement of spotting whales and dolphins in their natural habitat. Hotel Punta Leona is a privileged place to witness these majestic animals during certain times of the year. Join a whale and dolphin watching excursion and feel the excitement and gratitude of sharing the ocean with these incredible creatures. Each encounter will be an unforgettable memory.


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The ocean is the heart of life on Earth, and in Costa Rica, marine biodiversity is astonishing. From coral reefs to whale migration routes, every aspect of the Costa Rican marine ecosystem is vital. Understanding its fragility and value in conservation is essential. As travelers and nature lovers, we have a responsibility to enjoy our water adventures responsibly. Every experience, such as snorkeling or whale watching, impacts the marine ecosystem. Being a conscious ecotourist is key to minimizing our footprint and contributing to marine conservation.

Discover sustainable practices to apply in your water adventures. Support companies committed to marine conservation. Respect wildlife by avoiding touching or feeding marine animals. Also, make sure not to leave a trace of your visit, keeping beaches and reefs free of trash.

Education and environmental awareness are essential for sustainable tourism. Participate in educational programs about marine conservation and share your knowledge. Together, we can protect the ocean and its biodiversity for future generations. Join the marine conservation movement and make your water travels a positive contribution to the future of our oceans!