Try the stand up paddle-board lessons in Mal Pais with Andy.
— Laura, 2017

Beaches, Surfing, Paddle-boarding And Diving

Nearby San Teresa is a popular beach location and the area has some of the best surfing beaches in Costa Rica and inside the Cabo Blanco nature reserve in Mal Pais there is a wonderful beach ideal for swimming and snorkling, the beaches of Montezuma and Cabuya are also beautiful beaches to visit with some of the best beaches Costa Rica has to offer.

Surf and paddle board rentals can be arranged at breakfast each morning. Surfing and Paddle boarding lessons for beginners cost from $50 for a 2-hours. Scuba diving is available too.morning. Surfing and Paddle boarding lessons for beginners cost from $50 for a 2-hours. Scuba diving is available too.

Horse Riding

The Jungle Lodge has its own stables so horse riding can be booked at anytime. Let the horses to be your gentle guides through mountains, jungle and beaches for a sunset ride. Depending on the rider's level, various tours are offered.
Riding can be booked at daily at breakfast-time and costs from $40 for a 2-hour ride.

Boat Trips

Enjoy a wonderful boat tour with Zuma Tours on the Pacific coast where you can snorkel and scout for turtles, dolphins, manta rays, whales, and a variety seabirds. You can also hire kayaks and explore for yourself.


Fish for tuna, snapper, mahi-mahi and many other species, near Cabo Blanco island, with one of the local fishermen.

Walks And Treks

Included in your yoga holiday is a free guided walk on Sunday, after morning yoga and breakfast. The walk is led by a guide and is led through the private 225-acre reserve which has abundant water sources and medicinal plants. The evergreen trees attract many animals. 

Nature Tours And Bird Watching

Our property is adjacent to Cabo Blanco Nature Reserve, but has significantly less foot traffic. The jungle lodge's 225-acre private reserve affords an opportunity to learn about the jungle's medicinal plants and exotic animals and is a wonderful launching point for bird tours. We also arrange visits to The Montezuma Waterfalls located in a tropical rainforest, guided tours can be booked each day at breakfast-time. We know you'll love a visit to the Butterfly Farm too.