For the adventurous there is much to see and do beyond the tranquility of the
best visited with a trained bilingual Ecotour guide, is about 40 minutes south. Adjacent
to the park is Quepos, an oceanfront city with restaurants, nightlife, a small
airport, and a hospital. Jaco,
about 40 minutes north, is known for its nightlife and surfing beach.
Sport fishing, mangrove monkey tours, zip line canopy tours, horseback riding,
birding, butterfly farms, water park, whitewater rafting, four wheeler tours,
paramotoring, scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking, caving, golfing, hiking,
and more are available nearby. Mountains,
cloud forests, and rain forests are waiting to be explored. Endangered
giant sea turtles come ashore at Isla Palo Seco to lay their eggs. The
on-site property manager at Hotel La Tranquilidad will be happy to advise and
arrange tours and activities for guests.
For the most immediate needs, the bustling town of
is only a 10 minute drive from these
vacation rentals. Parrita has
banks, supermarkets, restaurants, shopping, churches, and a medical clinic. There
are taxis and bus service to Quepos, Jaco, and
. Parrita hasn't become
a tourist holiday town yet, but retains the character and charm of small town
. Credit for
this belongs to the wonderful, friendly, and helpful people of the community. They
truly live Pura Vida!