Tours

Tango Mar offers a wide variety of tours that enable you to discover the protected Nicoya Peninsula. They include: horseback riding along the beach (to Montezuma), boat-tours through the Mangroves or to the nearby Tortuga Island (snorkeling), deep-sea fishing and scuba diving.

The natural wildlife of Cabo Blanco Strict Nature Reserve and Curu National Wildlife Refuge are nearby and guided visits can be arranged to learn about the flora and fauna of the area.

***Valid until Dec.31, 2023. Prices include taxes***

HORSEBACK RIDING

Resort Riding (1-2 hours) – $50 . Children 6-12 years: $25

This trip is great for children, beginners and people who prefer a short ride. You lead the horseback riding wherever you want on the Tango Mar property and enjoy the flora and fauna of the Tango Mar Resort.

Available from 8:00am until 2:00pm

Whale Bay & Tambor (3-4 hours) – $70 (Not recommended for children under 12 years.)

Available from 8:00am until 12 noon.

You ride along beaches and jungle trails and enjoy some great scenery and wildlife. This ride is suitable for all ages and all experience levels. You can make a stop in Tambor Village and enjoy a cool refreshment.

Montezuma (4-5 hours) – $75 (Not recommended for children under 12 years.) *Subject to tide*

If you are up for adventure this one is for you!

This tour will take you along the beach through trails and shallow rivers to the famous offbeat Village of Montezuma. Once on the village you can hike to the waterfall, shop for souvenirs, local art, eat at one of the local restaurants or just relax by the beach.

Recommendation

  • Sun protection, sunglasses and a hat “a must”
  • your camera and some money for personal needs.
  • On Sundays our horses have their day off !

CURÚ BY BOAT

You will arrive at a gently sloping beach located in its picturesque cup-shaped bay of warm and soft waters.

On the reserve you will hike through trails swarming with wildlife in all forms. Curu is the only place in the peninsula where is possible to find the monkeys, as well as over 200 hundred bird species.

It’s also possible to see whitetail deer, coatis, anteaters, howler and cappuccino monkeys and iguanas among many, many others species.

    • Departs:                     8:00am
    • Price:                           $78, per person
    • Children 6-10:          $40.  Kids 0-5: free
    • Minimum:                  4 adults
    • Admission to Curu: $15 p/person (not included)

Includes:

  • Transportation
  • Bottled water
  • Tour guide

CURÚ BY CAR

Federico Schutt established the Curu Hacienda in 1923.
In 1974 squatters who settled in today’s Valle Azul occupied part of the Hacienda. Concerned about the human impact on nature, the Schutt family applied for the “Protected Forest” status for the remaining forest and mangroves. Additionally the Wild Life Reserve was created in 1983.

The departure is at 8:00am, for a short drive of 35 min we will arrive to Curú, we will walk on different trails where you can see the beauty of flora and fauna of this reserve. At the end of the walk, you will be able to take a break and enjoy fruits and drinks (water).

    • Price:                                    $74, per person
    • Children 6-10 years:       $37.  Kids 0-5: free
    • Minimum:                            2 people
    • Admission to Curu:          $15 p/p (not included)

Includes:

  • Transportation
  • Fruits of the season
  • Bottled water
  • Tour guide

ATV

Discover Cóbano by paths well known only for our guides and feel the breeze over the sandy beach of Tambor in this exciting and unforgettable guided excursion.

Explore Pánica’s mountains as much as it’s precious waterfall, and enjoy the beauty of the tropical forest.

In our four hour tour you will also visit the town of Montezuma, where you can relax while enjoying the ocean breeze.

    • Departure: 8:00 am / 1:00 pm
    • Price:          US$136 per ATV
    • Duration 4 hours,  minimum – 2 ATV´s
    • ATV (1 or 2 persons)
    • Guide and safety equipment
    • Water

TORTUGA ISLAND SNORKELING TOUR

Visit the white sand beaches of the island and explore the magnificent coral reef nearby.

This trip will take you from Tambor bay in a Panoramic 20 minutes trip to the Tortuga Island.

Once on the island enjoy its relaxing surroundings to sunbath or just lay around under the Almond and Palm trees.

Some time after we’ll pick up our trip and go to snorkeling spot in the ocean where you’ll enter in contact with a stunning underwater world, inhabited by hundreds of varieties of fish and Corals with more vivid colors than words can describe.

Depending on the season humpback whales, dolphins and sea turtles can be  spotted during this trip.

Don’t forget to bring your aquatic camera, sunglasses, tanning lotion and some money for personal. Recommendation: Sun lotion, your camera and some money for personal needs.

Price: $85, per person.

Children from 6-10 years $45. Kids under 5: $12, each.

Includes:

  • Transportation.
  • BBQ and drinks
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Departure time: 8:00 am
  • Minimum 4 adults

TORTUGA DIVING (for certified divers only)

The diving sites are around Isla Tortuga on the south part of Nicoya Peninsula, works under PADI Internationals standards.

Prices on request, contact: guestservices@tangomar.com

PRIVATE TOUR

This option will give you an unforgettable day.

First, you will be taken to Tambor Bay to take the boat, depending on the season you will have the opportunity to see whales or turtles on the way to the island.

When you arrive at Tortuga Island, you can snorkel in an area of clear water and a variety of colorful fish that make it a beautiful and extraordinary. After snorkeling you cango to the island to relax and enjoy its warm waters and white sands. Barbecue style lunch will be served on the island.

On the other hand, on the island it is possible to rent kayaks, paddle boards and other water equipment.

*Do not forget camera, binoculars, sunglasses, sun cream and money for personal expenses*

    • Departure:     8:00 am.  Return: 2:00pm
    • Price:             $510  for 1 up to 4 people
    • Maximum:     6 people
    • Extra person: $50.
    • Kids 6-11 : $34, each.

Includes: Transportation, BBQ lunch, drinks, fruits and snorkel equipment.

COASTAL FISHING

Costa Rica is a world renown fishing spot for the variety as well as the quality of fish you can catch.

Even when there is no way of telling which you will catch, is hard to come back home empty handed from this trip. Hey! That’s fishing.

Our agreeable crew will work hard to secure you the best possible catch of the season.

During this trip you will have a good chance to see dolphins, sea turtles and huge rays.
Humpback Whales can be spotted between the months July and September, sometimes until November.

More information at guestservices@tangomar.com

**Our chef would be delighted to prepare you a special dinner with your catch

DEEP SEA FISHING

This 7 to 8 hours trip takes you on an exciting all-day fishing expedition.

11 to 30 miles out you will fish for Marlin, Sailfish, Dorado, Wahoo, Tuna and Mackerel on one of the modern twin-engine sport fishing boat completely equipped with the latest in sport fishing gear. Up to 4 passengers.

We’ll be happy to prepare you a delicious dinner with your catch.

More information at guestservices@tangomar.com

Recommendation

    • Sun protection, sunglasses and a hat “a must”
    • Your camera and some money for personal needs.

CABO BLANCO

It was here where due to the initiative of a Swedish citizen, Nicholas Wessberg and his wife Denmark citizen Karen Morgensen, that the world famous Costa Rican national park and protective areas system was born. The visionary project turned about 1,250 hectares of pastureland with an initial 15% of primary natural forest into a strictly protected area. This allowed the hitherto depleted pasture lands to regenerate, with minimal human aid and mostly through natural means, seeds being dispersed by wind and carried by water or animals expanding their habitats, serving the original uncut forest as genetic bank. Today that 85% of pastures land are a secondary forest in process of equilibrium.

  • Departure: 7:30 am 
  • Don’t forget to bring your camera, hiking shoes, long pants, sunglasses, sun block, a hat and money for personal needs.
  • Price $95, per person (min 2 adultsl).
  • Children 6-11: $47. Children under 6: free.
  • Cabo Blanco Absolute Natural Reserve  / Admissions $15 p/p.
  • Avalability Wednesday until Sunday (The park is closed Monday & Tuesday)
  • Includes: Transportation, bottled water, fruits and tour guide.

MONTEZUMA CANOPY

Enjoy a great experience in Montezuma area. We will take you through a system of 13 platforms connected by 11 cables that extend over treetops along Montezuma river, showing spectacular views of the forest and Pacific Ocean.

While  you enjoy this exciting adventure, sometimes you will be able to observe monkeys, birds, exuberant vegetation and of course its famous Montezuma waterfall. We will stop for 30 min. at the waterfall where you can swim in its cool waters.

This tour has a highly trained staff that will guide and help you throughout the tour, always ensuring your safety.

Recommendation: lotion, your camera and some money for personal needs.

  • Price: $54, p/person.  Min. 2 people.  Included: guide and equipment.
  • This tour is not recommended for children under 8 years.
  • Schedule: 9:00 am, 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm.
  • Last minute cancellations are not refundable.
  • TRANSFER IS NOT INCLUDED.

MOUNTAIN BIKE FOR RENT

Explore and discover the beauty of this area with our modern mountain bikes. You will enjoy the landscapes and the beaches surrounding Tango Mar while you exercise.

Dare yourself and enjoy this different and healthy experience!

Half Day US $23 / Full Day US $40

Includes: Mountain bike, helmet and map.

GUIDED TOUR AT THE PROPERTY

Enjoy a guided tour from different paths of Tango Mar´s property. You will find an abundance of wildlife (birds, reptiles, howler monkeys, butterflies and insects) and an exuberant flora as well.

During the tour you will visit Tango Mar´s viewpoint which is unique in this area because you can appreciate a magnificent view. You will also visit our organic garden where you can see different types of herbs, vegetables and fruits all of them are use to prepare some of the dishes for our both restaurants.

At the end of the tour you will visit the waterfall which is called “El Chorro (The Stream)”, 8 meters high with spectacular views and the particularity that is one of the 7 waterfalls in the world ending directly into the sea at high tide.

  • Price: $10  per person
  • Departure: 10:00am or 3:00pm
  • Minimum: 4 persons / Don’t forget to bring a bottle of water!

TANGO MAR SUPER TOUR

This is a combination of several exciting tours…

Departing from Tambor bay the first stop is Curú Wildlife Reserve. A family owned protected area boasting  wildlife blended in its many different habitats in one small area.

Walking its trails you will be able to appreciate virtually thousands of varieties of plants and trees and hundreds of species of animals.

Next  you will visit  Tortuga Island, where you can relax and enjoy its white sandy beaches. If you are more active you might want to rent kayaks or other type of water sport equipment available at the Island.

Departure:       8:00am
Price:                $135, per person

Children 6-10: $68.  Kids under 5: $12, each.
Minimum:        2 adults

Admissions:     $15 per person

Includes

  • Transportation
  • BBQ
  • Drinks
  • Snorkelling Equipment
  • Towels

ROMANTIC SUNSET BY BOAT

Romanticism never goes out fashion, let go and come aboard.

A boat will be taken in the afternoon at the scenic Tambor bay, bathed in soft glowing light.
It will take you across the bay, letting you grasp the beauty of the mountains that surround it, to finally reach the Pochote River’s Delta where the mangrove rests.

Price: $210, per couple.

Includes

Transportation
A bottle of Cava
Hors d’oeuvres

STUNNING BEACHES TOUR

Tour by car the Peninsula beaches.

The south of the Peninsula features some of the most famous and beautiful beaches of the north pacific.

This tour will take you through back roads and many little towns around the area.

The names Montezuma, Santa Teresa and Mal país are common to those who love the laid back & ´laxing groove of surfing.

The beach of Montezuma is located right at the town of the same name, a well known place in the world for its laid back, off beat life style.

Mal País and Santa Teresa are world-renowned surfing spots where you can witness the most beautiful sunsets at their paradisiacal long stretched shores.

Playa del Carmen is located right in the middle of this two and is often mistaken as part of either Mal País or Santa Teresa. Its beauty and excellent surfing conditions are the cause of this mistake.

Do not forget camera, sunglasses, suncream and money for personal expenses.

Departure: 08:00 am and 2:00pm
(2:00pm tour is available during the summer months of december, january, february and march)

Half Day US $99, per person . Minimum 2 people.

Children 6-11 years: $44. Children 0-5 years: free

Includes

Transportation and water.