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 adjacent nature reserve Reserva Biológica with its rich flora and fauna.

    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!

    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 sea 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).


    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.

    Visit beautiful beaches

    Drive and discover

    Car rental services can be arranged for your visit to any of the beautiful beaches around Nosara, for example to San Juanillo or Playa Garza.



    Bike and explore

    We will take advantage of the region´s rural roads and trails making a trip with the world´s most healthy, fun and sustainable transportation system.



    Walk and see

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

    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.

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