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Water adventures absolutely abound in Costa Rica! Over the course of your vacation stay, you can try them all.

Costa Rican Water Adventures - Swimming and Snorkeling
Swimming and Snorkeling
Swimming and snorkeling is simple and easy fun for all and you have many choices. Minutes below VILLA ESTRELLA are private little volcanic beaches to enjoy a wonderful quick dip and some local libations. Or spend a fun half day on the warm waters of the Gulf of Papagayo boating from beach to beach, swimming and snorkeling amongst tropical fish, all while basking in the sun. A unique highlight, you'll see first hand famous Monkey Rock. Nourishments will be provided while you boat to make it a truly satisfying experience.

Or for a very special day of beaching, we'll drive you one hour south to experience Playa Avellanes of Endless Summer fame, one of the most pristine beaches in all of Costa Rica. You'll enjoy a day of super fun activities — swimming, boogey boarding, body surfing, and even surfing. Plus, you'll be situated under the palm trees of the little restaurant/bar on the beach called Cafa Lola which offers outstanding light meals and tropical beverages, making the overall beach experience very exotic. Additionally, the famous beach town of Tamarindo (also of Endless Summer fame) is just minutes away and you can visit this along the way as well.
Costa Rican Water Adventures - Stand Up Paddle Boarding
Stand Up Paddle Boarding
What a great new sport this is; and it's easy for all ages and experience levels! Extra wide boards allow you to easily stand up on them and effortlessly paddle from spot to spot, right out on the Gulf of Papagayo. A great way to get some light exercise and have fun and sun at the same time. Our guests rave about this.
Costa Rican Water Adventures - Sailing
Enjoy a half-day or full-day of sailing on the Gulf. This is a really great way for larger size groups to take in the greater expanse of the Gulf of Papagayo, swimming and snorkeling at spots along the way, sunbathing on deck, enjoying snacks, libations, and great conversation. Of special note, groups on these trips have seen whales, sea turtles, dolphins, and all sorts of tropical fish! Various sizes and styles of sailing vessels are available to choose from for this unique day's experience!
Costa Rican Water Adventures - Scuba Diving
Scuba Diving
The Gulf is recognized as one of the best scuba diving locations in the world. From beginners to experts, it's yours to explore. Certified Master Scuba Divers will show you the under-water wonders of the Gulf and they can provide important pre-dive training in the VILLA ESTRELLA's own swimming pool as well. All equipment is available.
Costa Rican Water Adventures - Deep Sea Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing
Charter Sport Fishing Boats will take you on half-day or full day fishing trip based on what you want to accomplish. Catch Sailfish, Marlin, Tuna, Dorado (mahi mahi), Roosterfish, Snapper, Wahoo or more than 25 other varieties of sport fish. Captain, food, bait, tackle, and nourishments are all included. VILLA ESTRELLA management works directly with local captains to get quotations for your fishing excursion and will make reservations on your behalf once you decide. See Fishing Notes for the Avid Fisherman for more information on local fish.
Costa Rican Water Adventures - Surfing
We recommend two very famous surfing spots. For surfers of all levels of expertise, surfing Playa Avellanes is an outstanding place to go. For truly experienced surfers, surf Witch's Rock of Endless Summer fame as well. You'll take a small speed boat on calm waters up the breathtaking Gulf of Papagayo and you'll get to Witch's Rock and you'll surf near-perfect tubular waves.