The Villas Rio Mar Activity Center is a professional information center- and tour desk, that provides information, arranges Tours and offers Services to our guest. Our Activity Center offers tours for the lowest possible price. How do we do this? Simple… because of the volume we create, we get better prices than others in the region. We have negotiated special group prices for our guests. We try to make the groups for you, so you don’t have to worry, but just enjoy your tour.
Dominical offers a wide variety of attractions and activities. It provides any traveler with a vacation experience rich in biodiversity, easy access to national parks, and an eco-focused tourism. Despite its small size Costa Rica is home to an astonishing 3% of the planet’s biodiversity and 3.5% of the world’s marine life.
Whale season: August to november & December to April
Here you can find 65% of Costa Rica’s biodiversity. This park is considered by National Geographic as the third best National Park in the world.
This horse back riding tour is through a farm that borders with two amazing waterfalls of the Barucito River. These wonderful waterfalls are one of the main attractions of the Southern Pacific of Costa Rica. Not only because its natural beauty which gives you unforgettable moments, but also to do different outdoors activities, like climbing the falls, swimming, jumping into the deep waters and bird watching…
Hacienda Baru National Wildlife Refuge is a region of indistinct natural beauty, where forest covered mountains rise up from the dramatic coastline. Hacienda Baru’s 330 hectares have a fantastic Varity of habitats, from wetland and secondary forest in the lowlands to primary forest on the highland coastal ridge.
Ca├▒o Island is the best spot in Costa Rica for scuba diving and snorkeling because of its visibility about 20 meters (50 ft) and it’s great variety of species of fish, turtles, manta rays, dolphins, whales ,friendly sharksanbd mcuh more. Ca├▒o Island is also known for being an ancient indigenous cementary.
With 875 different types of birds Costa Rica is one of the few countries in the world that offers as many different species of birds in such a small area. One of the reasons for Costa Rica’s extraordinary bird life is the country’s great variety of habitats: rain forests, mangrove swamps, beaches, cloud forest, rivers, etc.
Diving on the southern Pacific Coast of Costa Rica can be simply described as spectacular. We take you to explore several sites around the small island of Ca├▒o. Protected as a biological reserve by the Costa Rican Government, the water surrounding the island is extremely pristine and teeming with life.
Surfing is a healthy, natural sport. It gets you in good shape, gives you a nice tan, and most of all is FUN!!! Learn to surf with professional certified instructors. Includes safety instruction, dry practice, surfing and surfboard.
Costa Rica is one of the best places in the world for rafting. The rainforests form heavenly rivers that are excellent for this sport. We choose rivers without dams for a natural ride. The rivers’pectacular scenic beauty and tranquility combined with emotions and adrenaline makes it the perfect balance for an adventurous day.
There are several types of Kayak tours we offer: Kayaking and Snorkeling to Ballena Marine Park, Kayaking Tour to Hatillo Mangrove Swamps and Waves & Caves on Ballena Marine Park. Starting with 30 minutes drive from Dominical to the put in section in Ventanas Beach…
Costa Rica is well known as worldwide Sport Fishing spot for the big concentration of Sail Fish in its waters during the dry season from December to end of May. Together with Sail Fishes, there are big schools of Mahi Mahi, Blue and Black Marlins, huge Yellow Fin Tunas and Wahoos all year around. Then, all these species make Costa Rica a Sport Fishing paradise.
Osa Canopy Tour lets take a tour through the jungle of the Southern Zone of Costa Rica, where you can see great variety of birds. There are 9 cables, 11 platforms, 2 repelling stations, 1 suspension bridge, and an amazing ÔÇťtarzanÔÇŁ swing for the truly adventurous!
Is located in the community of San Josecito, 18 kilometers south of Dominical, a 3.5-km (2 miles). This private property has been in the Duarte family for almost 50 years, have over 20 years receiving, sharing and welcoming visitors from around the world.
Dominical and its surroundings: you will find fantastic, beautiful and very hidden places in the jungle. They are real treasures of nature and you can go for free!
It is located in a tropical paradise. It is home of the howler monkey, a variety of exotic birds and lots of wildlife. Here you will find amazing waterfalls and one of the most spectacular rainforests in the country.
Rancho La Merced is a Wildlife Refuge, located on the Pacific Coast, near the Ballena Marine National Park. It covers an area of 506 hectares of primary and secondary tropical wet forest, besides pastures, mangroves next to Morete River and the beach.