Based in the heart of Costa Rica's biodiverse Southern Zone, we are in close proximity to some of the country's most inspiring adventures. Experience them through our off-site excursions, designed to steer you off the beaten path and help you connect with the natural wonders that surround us. Whether that means visiting roaring waterfalls, exploring rainforests, cloud forests or pristine beaches reminiscent of Jurassic Park, or gaining an insight into mountain life, you'll find your perfect adventure from Kinkara Luxury Retreat.
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Off the Beaten Path
Marino Ballena National Park
Head down to Uvita's Marino Ballena National Park to explore the impressive Whale's Tail sandbar formation by foot, boat or paddleboard. Named after the Spanish for "whale", the park welcomes Humpbacks seasonally. Spot them frolicking from July through October.
Hit the popular surf town of Dominical for world-class waves and a colorful selection of beachfront boutiques and restaurants. Just 50km from Kinkara Luxury Retreat, Dominical is the epicenter of Costa Rican surf culture and the best spot to get up and riding.
Hike through wild rainforest to the majestic 120ft Nauyaca Waterfalls. Some of Costa Rica's most spectacular falls, should you choose to let their powerful waters fall on your back or meditate in their shallows, at Nauyaca you'll truly appreciate the beauty of nature's design.
Head into the mountains to the Boruca reservation, home to the 2,600 remaining members of the eponymous indigenous community. Spend the day with an artist's collective, trying your hand at painting the tribe's iconic masks, learning about their traditional textiles and delving into the surrounding nature on a waterfall hike or medicinal plant walk.
Cloudbridge Nature Reserve
Explore the biodiverse foothills of Mount Chirripó - Costa Rica's tallest mountain - on a wildlife hike through the Cloudbridge Nature Reserve. This private reserve acts as a biological corridor for animals such as the quetzal and tapir, connecting Mt. Chirripó National Park to its surrounding protected areas.