The Arenal area lies on a narrow altitudinal belt on the Caribbean slope of the Tilaran mountain range. This unique location provides Bird Watchers with the opportunity to see the highest number of species of anywhere in the entire country. Due to the fact that many species migrate up and down the mountains, throughout the year, the area is teeming with an enormous array of birds. Arenal is particularly rich in tanagers and hummingbirds but get your binoculars ready because you have the chance to view toucans, parrots, Montezuma Oropendolas, flycatchers, raptors, woodpeckers, trogons, and much more. Depending on the season, your expert birding guide will choose the best location for your early morning adventure. With more than 900 species of birds in Costa Rica, expect to add some new birds to your life list.
For a truly unique experience, join us for the Arenal Oasis night-time frog watching tour. You’ll leave your hotel with your naturalist guide and travel just 20 minutes to the private reserve of the Rojas Bonilla Family. This is a beautiful property that provides the perfect habitat for 28 varieties of frog species. The Rojas Bonilla family carefully planted native plants and trees to ensure that their gardens would provide the perfect home for all the different frog species in the area. Guests will find a lovely reserve filled with fresh water springs and reedy ponds creating a true sanctuary for its inhabitants. Your naturalist guide will walk with you on a series of flat trails pointing out the different frogs and other creatures who become active at night. It’s a chance to take in the sights and sounds of the rainforest, at night, and enjoy nature as you’ve never seen it before.
Learn about the history and processing of Costa Rica’s excellent coffee. Taste and smell a variety of coffee from all around the country, brewed 3 different ways. After tasting, you will be able to roast coffee with the help of our expert. Immerse yourself in this adventure and learn the most exciting secrets about our delicious coffee.