Ride through the mountains south of Jaco and overlook the neighboring beach town of Hermosa. Tear up the trails as you haul ass through the... Continue Reading
Horseback riding tours take place in Hermosa Beach which is about five minutes south of Jaco by taxi. The company we partner with maintains the highest horse care standards and are one of only three fully licensed and insured operations in the Jaco area. Following are two of the tours they offer:
This 2 1/2 hour tour takes you to a secret waterfall. Ride along the deserted farm tracks where we will point out all that nature provides. Arrive at the waterfall to chilled fruit drinks. Immerse yourself in the gentle cascades. Eat fresh local fruits while we give you a skin treatment you will never forget. Then amble back refreshed and relaxed to base.
Or you can ride along the stunning Hermosa Beach track situated parallel to the beautiful beach of Hermosa. Watch the surfers taking on the waves. Don’t forget to look out for the leaping Manta Rays and Dolphins that frequent the waters off the Pacific Coast or the Cayman Crocodiles that live in the nearby waterholes.
Please note in Costa Rica it is an offense to ride on the beaches. This is a legal tour.
The Los Suenos Golf Course is beautiful and exotic offering 18 holes just 10 minutes from Jaco. This championship course is a golfers dream designed by... Continue Reading
Casino gambling is legal in Costa Rica, and there are two located nearest to The Poseidon Resort. Costa Rican casinos are not much different than the ones you find in places like Las Vegas
The Crocs Casino offers the most modern gaming facility in the Central Pacific. A large variety of state-of-the-art slot machines and Las Vegas style table games, we have something for everyone.
The Cocal Casino is the perfect place to meet for an evening of fun and excitement. Take a break from the sun and have a beverage in our sports bar where you can watch a game via satellite on a big screen television.
Transportation is available any time to go to either casino.
This zip line adventure is located five minutes from The Poseidon Resort. You will get to see beautiful views of the ocean and the jungle... Continue Reading
SCUBA DIVING AND SNORKELING
The ocean is the last great frontier and diving is the way to discover its wonders and get in touch with its inhabitants. Our dive settings are located in the Herradura Bay and surrounding areas, a region characterized by large volcanic rock formations. Locations are generally just a 15-minute boat ride from shore.
While swimming between rocks covered in sea fans, you will see angel and butterfly fish, puffers, snappers and schools of grunts, surgeons and jacks as well as colored parrot fish, turtles, white tip sharks, eagle and sting rays, lobsters and different kinds of eels. During their season, manta rays and whale sharks are seen in the area. Herradura Divers is a very professional dive shop that offers a number of different trips to various locations for those from beginner to advanced.
(A one hour crash course to prepare you for your first instructor accompanied dive is available.)
Enjoy a deep tissue or relaxation massage in the comfort of your hotel room or poolside. A licensed massage therapist will come to you wherever... Continue Reading
CROCODILE ENCOUNTER TOURS
Come along and enjoy an amazing adventure just 30 minutes from Jaco. This boat trip takes place on the Tarcoles River, home to one of the world’s largest crocodile populations.
Encounters with crocodiles that measure up to 16 feet are not uncommon. The boat tour lasts about two hours and we recommend wearing light cotton clothes, sneakers or sport sandals, and a hat. Bringing binoculars, cameras and sunscreen is also recommended. Round trip transportation is available. The two hour boat adventure includes complimentary drinks and snacks.
Jaco is one of the best places to learn to surf. The waves are considered to have a very consistent break, so they are great... Continue Reading
RAINFOREST AERIAL TRAM
Observe the most complex ecosystem on Earth from above the trees with a trip on the aerial tram. Price includes entrance fee, ride on the gondola and naturalist bi-lingual guide to explain the beautiful features of the rainforest. The experience lasts about 30 minutes and there are natural areas around the aerial tram to explore on foot.