For thrill seekers and adventurers alike, mountain biking across Costa Rica has become one of the most popular ways of discovering this vibrant, lush, beautiful country. Thanks to increasing popularity, there are tour operators throughout the country offering half-day, full-day, and multi-day mountain biking tours, giving you the opportunity to truly discover all that Costa Rica has to offer. Some of the best trails and packages for mountain biking Costa Rica can be found in the Pacific Northwest of the country, the Guanacaste Province.
Guanacaste is one of the drier regions of the country, creating miles and miles of land perfect for exploring on a mountain bike. Here, you can rent mountain bikes and explore single track mountain bike trails on your own, or hire a guide to take you all over, showing you wildlife, a variety of plants and trees, beautiful beaches, dry forests, and even volcanoes. Exploring Costa Rica on a mountain bike provides more freedom than going in a van or car as you can stop where and when you like and you aren’t tied to the paved road. By mountain biking Costa Rica you can see some of the most majestic views of the Pacific Ocean from the cliffs overlooking the beaches of Tamarindo, Playa Coco, Playa Danta, Flamingo Beach, Avellanas, and Playa Grande. In Las Catalinas, also located in the Guanacaste Province, riders of all skill levels can enjoy the scenery and excitement of mountain biking. Las Catalinas offers over 15 kilometers of world class coastal single track mountain bike and hiking trails. Mountain biking Costa Rica is something that the whole family can enjoy and tours can be tailored to any skill level.
For those looking for real excitement and adventure, consider doing a multi-day mountain bike tour in Costa Rica. There are several options provided by a variety of tour companies. Multi-day packages can include volcano trails, coastal trails, take you through traditional Costa Rican towns, and show you parts of the country rarely seen by tourists and visitors. These multi-day mountain biking tours usually include other activities like swimming in rivers or waterfalls, stand up paddle boarding, surfing, and hiking. Accommodations for multi-day mountain biking tours vary depending on the type of package you choose and the parts of the country you will visit. Some nights are spent in hotels along your route, while other nights are spent camping in the natural beauty of Costa Rica.
Mountain biking Costa Rica is also the most environmentally friendly way to explore. The low impact that mountain biking has on the land and wildlife of Costa Rica means that you can enjoy every moment of your tour knowing that you are making a smart choice for the environment. In a country where tourism is so important to the economy, it’s important to make environmentally sound decisions when booking tours. Mountain biking is one of the best ways to explore Costa Rica not only because it’s fun, exciting, and memorable, but because it has a low impact on the environment, helping to preserve this beautiful country so that others will be able to enjoy its splendor for years to come. Please feel free to contact us to book your Costa Rican mountain biking adventure today!