You will visit the many unique marine and terrestrial ecosystems of Cahuita National Park; its one of the most beautiful regions of the country.
Its main attraction is a picture postcard reality of white sandy beaches, thousands of swaying palm trees, a calm sea of crystal-clear water and a live coral reef.
In a glass fiber boat with capability for 8 people, plus Capitan and guide, you will be able to appreciate: 35 different coral species such as: The fire coral, Elkhorn and the Smooth brain coral; 123 different species of tropical fish such as: Queen Angelfish and Blue parrot fish; 44 species of crustaceans, 140 shellfish, 128 identified algae. Other species such as: sea urchins, sea cucumber, lobsters, sponges, hawksbill turtle and green turtle. You can practice the snorkelling for 2 or 3 hours, in different places of the most important Coral Reef of Costa Rica.
After the snorkelling, the boat Capitan will take you to Cahuita Point. Right there, if you want, you can swim in the peaceful and warm water of the Caribbean Sea while you take a refreshment of tropical fruits.
After Snorkeling, we will provide you with a tropical fruit based snack and bottles water, after which we will begin the second part of the tour, which is a hike in the Park where you will enjoy the diversity of the forest and see many different species of flora and fauna, such as: Howler monkeys, White-faced monkey, Two-and Three-toed sloth, iguanas, spiders, Morpho butterflies, birds, snakes and much more. Cahuita has a mixed forest with a lot of different kinds of trees and medicinal plants such as: Noni, the wonder fruit, which prevents 89 different kinds of illnesses.
The guide will make a hike through the trail of the National Park, showing you the animals and the medicinal plants, and telling you the interesting history of Cahuita Town.
At the end the guide will take you to the restaurant El Tapico Cahuitato to enjoy a delicious Caribbean Lunch. Rice & Beans, chicken or fish with coconut source, green salad, sweet plantain, dessert and juice.
Necessary Equipment: Hat or cap, sun block, insect repellent, sneakers or sandals, bathing suit, towel, sun glasses and camera.
Round trip transportation, bilingual guide, Capitan, 2 or 3 hours of Snorkeling, equipment, fresh tropical fruits snack, bottle of water, hike in the national park, lunch.
Cahuita National Park Cahuita does not require an entrance fee but visitor are required to register at the entrance and donations are accepted.