Things to do

    Experience and enjoy

    Nosara is a natural paradise. And Lagarta Lodge is the perfect starting point for extended walks and surfing, excursions, and guided tours.

    Nosara is a one-of-a-kind paradise for surfers and rope-course adventurers.

     

    Nature Reserve Reserva biológica

    Explore and discover.

    Lagarta Lodge is the perfect starting point for nature excursions. As our guest, you have free access to the hotel-owned nature reserve Reserva biológica with its rich flora and fauna. We provide you with a map to guide you through the well-marked paths of the tropical dry forest.

    Boat Tours

    See and marvel.

    Glide along Rio Nosara and Rio Montaña, where the local guide will show you the fascinating mangrove forests and the animals native to the region. The soundless electric boat ensures that you will sight the many native birds on the shores. If you’re lucky, you may even see a crocodile!

    Kayaks

    Paddle and explore.

    You can paddle your kayak down the Rio Nosara or the Rio Montaña – the rivers flowing through the primeval forest.

    Ostional Turtle Tour

    Explore and marvel.

    Ostional’s beach – about a 25-minute drive from Nosara – is the world’s second-largest nesting ground for the olive ridley see turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea). The mass arrival of turtles is called “arribadas.” Depending on the season (mainly from July to December), innumerable olive-colored turtles arrive on the beach. The Asociación de Guias Locales de Ostional (AGLO) offers guided tours (Spanish and English).

    Surfing

    Balance and glide.

    The beach at Playa Guiones is one of the world’s best surfing destinations. The waves of the Pacific make surfer’s hearts swell, and it offers ideal conditions to ride your own wave.

    Canopy

    Climb and float.

    One of the world’s largest zip line parks, Canopy promises visitors exciting adventures. The park in Nosara has over twenty-one activities and an overall length of eleven kilometers. Float high above the valleys and treetops!

    Hiking

    Walk and see.

    Make your way through the seemingly endless and always spectacular sandy beaches. On hiking trails discover the region. 

    Riding

    Saddle up and explore.

    Guided tours on horseback allow guests to discover Costa Rica’s beautiful surroundings. The trails lead through the jungle to the magical beaches.

    Beach Sports

    Kick and rush.

    Whether soccer or another sport the beach is the right place to romp about.

    Language courses

    Learn and understand.

    Visitors who want to learn Spanish during their vacation in Costa Rica will find a small, charming language school in Nosara.