Hotel Poseidon
Calle Bohio 50 Mts West (towards the beach)
Jaco, Costa Rica

Day Trips from Jaco

Arenal Volcano and Baldi Hot Springs

Costa Rica’s most active volcano, with constant eruptions, offering spectacular scenery en route and the experience of this natural wonder. Rejuvenate in the natural hot springs. Includes lunch and dinner. Departs 8:00AM and arrives back in Jaco around 9:30 or 10:00PM (Drive is about 3-1/2 hours from Jaco). What to take: Bathing suite, comfortable shoes and towel.

Manuel Antonio National Park

Considered to be the most beautiful park in all Costa Rica, with white sand beaches, scenic walking trails and lively monkeys. Includes nature guide, park entrance fee and lunch at a nice local restaurant. What to take: Bathing suite, towel, comfortable walking shoes and light clothing. Departs from Jaco 7:30am. Returns around 4:00pm

La Paz Waterfall Gardens and Poas Volcano

These areas are located about 1 hour from San Jose, and can be a great day trip if you are staying in San Jose/Alajuela at the beginning or end of your trip. The La Paz Waterfall Gardens is 70 acres of wildlife and forest you can explore on paved trails which take you above, below and right next to five awesome waterfalls. The trails wind along the La Paz River through both Cloud and Rainforest showing the diversity of the plant life, while not disturbing the natural surroundings. The Nature Park includes the largest Butterfly Observatory in the world, spanning the length of a regulation NFL football field and reaching a height of fifty feet. After your hike enjoy the buffet lunch while gazing over a picturesque view of the Poas Volcano and the La Paz River Valley. Entrance fee: Adults, $25 Kids under 12, $15. Lunch: Adults, $9 Kids: $5. Visit

From San Jose: You can combine the trip to the Waterfall Gardens and the Poas Volcano, with roundtrip transportation from San Jose, tour of a coffee plantation and mill, breakfast, entrance to Poas Volcano, tour of the Waterfall Gardens and the buffet lunch. We can make all these arrangements, and even set up a hotel for you in San Jose/Alajuela.

From Jaco: This trip leaves Jaco at 6:30am to go to the Waterfall Gardens and Poas Volcano.

Please Note: All tours are operated by third parties, not by Hotel Poseidon. This information is subject to change without previous notice.

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Deep Sea Fishing

The central Pacific coast offers some of the best sportfishing in Costa Rica. Marlin are caught throughout the year, predominantly between the months of January through September. Sailfish run between 80 to 200 lbs, you can expect to see many free jumpers and excessive amounts of sailfish during the months of December through May. Other fish caught in the area include dorado, wahoo, roosterfish and snapper. Prices range from $775 for a three person 26ft. boat to $2,925 for a twelve person 64ft. boat with full amenities. We can arrange your trip for you based on the size of your group and your budget.

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