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Costa Rica Mountain Biking & Surfing Adventures

Costa Rica is a magical country of pristine tropical forests, rushing rivers, and active volcanoes, along with some of the friendliest people in the world. This is an ideal place to mountain bike, hike, and surf. In addition to active adventures, you can look for sloths, monkey and birds in the lush Costa Rica jungle with our dedicated naturalist guides, take an exotic river safari, soak in hot springs, or simply relax on stunning Pacific beaches.

Costa Rica mountain biking is a bike rider’s dream come true. You’ll wind your way through tropical forests, traditional farmlands, coffee plantations, cloud forests, national parks and lakeshores until you reach the magnificent Pacific Ocean. In addition to riding through some of the world’s most breathtaking and diverse scenery, you will also stay off-road for up to 90% of your journey if you choose.

If you’re looking for a unique, memorable and incredibly rewarding Costa Rica mountain biking trip, surf vacation or custom adventure, our Costa Rica tours are perfect for you! For more information, please call (650) 492 – 4778 or email us.


Best Time For a Costa Rica Adventure

Costa Rica is fortunate to enjoy warm and tropical weather year round. In general, the summer (dry season) goes from December to April, and winter (green season) goes from May to November. Unless you absolutely love the rain, we recommend avoiding travel in September and October as these months typically receive heavy amounts of precipitation.

Example Itinerary – Costa Rica Mountain Biking

Day 1: Your Mountain Biking Adventure in Costa Rica Begins!
Pick up from Liberia International Airport and drive to Arenal area. Enjoy an evening dinner at the natural hot springs & lava lookout point. Stay at stylish mountain resort.

Day 2: Bike the Shores of Arenal
Your Costa Rica mountain biking adventure continues with ride around southern shore of Lake Arenal. River and creek crossings with lots of varying terrain. After lunch, cross Lake Arenal by boat and return to mountain resort.

DAY 3: Bike Toward Tenorio Volcano
Ride along drier farmlands with some technical downhills. Ride ends at a bungalow lodge where guests can relax in the hot tubs and admire the volcano. Stay in deluxe bungalows.

Day 4: Mountain Biking & River Safari
Ride sugar cane plantations and rice fields. Picnic lunch at Bebedero River followed by a river safari. Beach in the afternoon. Stay at luxury resort hotel.

Day 5: Coastal Biking
Ride deserted stretch of Pacific Coast to Pelada Beach and Ostional Beach. Rolling uphill and downhill stretches. Stay at luxury resort hotel.

Day 6: Surfing Playa Guiones
Morning and early afternoon surf lessons. Stay at luxury resort hotel.

Day 7: Surf & Optional Nature Walk
Morning and afternoon surf lesson. Optional nature walk. Stay at luxury resort hotel.

Day 8: Costa Rica Mountain Biking & Surfing Adventure Ends
After breakfast, we’ll head to the Liberia International Airport for flights home.


Please note: This itinerary is designed to give you an idea of what to expect during our trip but is not set in stone. Our Costa Rica custom adventure tours can be tailored to fit your travel preferences.