Nature Without Borders
Explore Peninsula Papagayo
Palmares Aerial AdventureDiscover our collection of epic aerial trails – located 30 feet above the ground – including seven zip lines, a weeping fig tree climb and 21 high-ropes obstacles complete with rope bridges, swinging logs, cargo nets and more.
Off-RoadingBe prepared for a heart-pounding, muddy and dusty off-roading experience around the Palmares estuary. Hop into our UTV for an exclusive adventure guided by our team, and don’t forget to bring your camera for the astounding ocean views and pit stops at secluded beaches.
Monkey SpottingPeninsula Papagayo is home to more than 15 monkey troops of three different species: howler, white-faced and spider monkeys. On this Monkey Tour, join our knowledgeable guide on a quest to spot as many primates as possible. It’s a great experience for kids of all ages who enjoy nature and wildlife without a lot of walking.
Wilderness HikeYou never know what you’ll encounter in the untouched ecosystem of Palmares. Explore the hidden trails known only to your guide, and if you’re lucky (and very quiet), you might spot a big cat – a rare experience sure to delight families with kids. Be sure to ask about Night Walks, also lead by our expert guides.
BirdwatchingJoin our naturalist guide with binoculars and a telescope and get ready to see more than 150 bird species that call the peninsula their home. Look out for a tiger heron, black hawk, laughing falcon, turquoise-browed motmot, manakin, lineated woodpecker or elegant trogon, among many others. Birdwatching is also a wonderful opportunity to practice wildlife photography and have fun exploring the aviary world of Peninsula Papagayo.
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SurfXHit the waves with SurfX – developed exclusively for Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo. Whether you’re a first-timer or a pro who wants to refine your skills, you can choose from some of Costa Rica’s most famous surfing locations.
Coral Reef ExperienceGo deep with our snorkelling and diving masters on a rescue mission to restore the coral reefs struggling to survive in the waters surrounding Papagayo. Join our remarkable restoration project and help bring the lost coral reefs back to life. Have fun and explore with purpose – your impact will benefit generations to come.
Canoe ExplorationImmerse yourself in this secluded world while exploring the turquoise waters of our surrounding bays in a traditional Hawaiian-style canoe. Get inspired by the energy of your own body as you perfect your stroke, build endurance and experience the wonders of marine life along the peninsula’s dramatic coastline.
Water Bike TourExplore the turquoise waters and the many tropical sandy beaches surrounding Peninsula Papagayo on sustainable, human-powered water bikes. The bay’s calm waters are ideal for spotting rays, sea turtles and a myriad of fascinating fish. It’s so quiet that you can even hear the howlers in the trees.
Magical MangrovesVenture into the natural sanctuary of the mangroves and explore a unique ecosystem of eerie “walking trees” able to survive (and thrive) in salty freshwater, creating a rich refuge for wildlife.
BioluminescenceWhen a new moon occurs during one of the seasonal upwellings in the Golfo de Papagayo, you can experience the breathtaking glow of plankton blooms. Watch in wonder as nature’s most delicate creatures – millions and millions of them – drift with the current just beneath the surface, performing an unforgettable underwater ballet known as bioluminescence.
Our adventures are minutes away from the Resort, giving you time to enjoy the morning catching waves or zipping through the dry tropical forest and be back in time for lunch or dinner.
Pair heart-pounding adventure with zen-like wellness at the Spa. Our Wellness Ambassador facilitates personal experiences like a cacao ceremony, sound bath or even a surf massage.Details