Los Sueños is a coastal resort and golf course located near Jacó in the Central Pacific region of Costa Rica, close to Herradura. This beautiful destination is nestled between a tropical rainforest spanning 1,100 acres and the inviting waters of the Pacific Coast. Its stunning ocean views, luxurious hotels, and picturesque golf courses have become popular vacation spots for those seeking a lavish getaway for a family vacation in Costa Rica.
Los Sueños has also established itself as a prominent hub for sportfishing in Central America, providing access to some of the best deep-sea fishing opportunities in the region. This vibrant community offers a range of amenities, including a village mall, cafes, and restaurants, making vacationing a breeze. In addition to tourism, Los Sueños has attracted affluent long-term residents, with world-class yachts and charters offering once-in-a-lifetime travel experiences out at sea. Every year, globally renowned fishing tournaments in Costa Rica are held here, attracting visitors from all over the world.
Being located near the airport and easily accessible to vacationers are some prominent reasons why Los Sueños continues to flourish.
When you choose to stay at any luxury villa rental in Costa Rica near Los Sueños, be prepared to be showered with endless exciting activities. While you can certainly partake in some activities on your own, such as hiking or golfing, the most exhilarating experiences will require an itinerary. We have curated an itinerary with the top ten activities, sports, and destinations in Los Sueños. The list includes an array of thrilling and enjoyable experiences, including crocodile tours, mangrove tours, food trails, and sportfishing charters.
These suggestions make up the top 10 things to do in Los Sueños Resort and Marina, ensuring there is something for everyone to enjoy along the stunning Costa Rican coastline. Whether you prefer a relaxing trip or an action-packed adventure, Los Sueños has it all.
1. Private Tortuga Island Picnic:
Tortuga Island should definitely be on your list if you are looking for an adventure-filled day trip while vacationing at the Los Sueños Resorts. This island is known for its picturesque white sands and crystal-clear waters, perfect for snorkeling or fishing. During the journey, keep your eyes peeled for sightings of majestic dolphins, sailfish, and even whales. To make your experience even more enjoyable, the Villa Firenze staff will help you plan and organize a private beach picnic at this summer beach in Costa Rica, complete with the best cocktails and scrumptious to-go food prepared by your own private chef.
2. Private Sportfishing Charter:
Los Sueños, titled “Billfish Capital of the World,” is heaven for fishing enthusiasts. For those seeking a family-friendly adventure, Los Sueños is the ideal gateway to incredible fishing opportunities all year round. If you prefer to stay closer to the shore, inshore fishing is just as exciting, with 50lbs+ roosterfish and 40lb+ dorado being common. Offshore fishing enthusiasts can target various species, including Sailfish, Marlin, Yellow-Fin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, and other game fish in Costa Rica. At Villa Firenze, we understand that fishing is a must-do adventure in Los Sueños, so we provide a fishing charter with the package. You can enjoy a guided fishing tour where you can create unforgettable memories with your friends and family. So, grab your fishing gear and head to Los Sueños to experience the thrill of sport fishing in Costa Rica. Enjoy the added convenience and expertise of Villa Firenze’s fishing charter.
3. Spa and Wellness Retreats/Yoga Sessions:
Villa Firenze is the perfect destination for a tranquil escape amidst the vibrant and lush Los Sueños. This serene retreat offers a range of wellness treatments to help you naturally achieve balance and wellness. In line with their dedication to sustainability and eco-tourism in Costa Rica, Villa Firenze also offers personal yoga sessions perfect for deepening your practice and finding inner peace during your stay. The private sessions take place in the tranquil gardens of the villa, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the serenity of the surroundings and reap the benefits of a personalized yoga experience.
4. Enjoy Authentic Costa Rican Cuisine:
The Los Sueños Marina Village is home to various restaurants that offer delicious meals for the whole family. ‘Dolce Vita’ serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, while ‘THE HOOK UP’ restaurant and sports bar feature a giant video screen and a souvenir shop. Meanwhile, ‘DOLCE VITA Coffee & Sweets’ offers homemade pastries, bread, and smoothies. You can also choose from the Asian-inspired dishes of ‘BAMBU Sushi & Asian,’ the wood-fired grill and pizza of ‘LANTERNA Italian Steakhouse and Garden,’ or the ‘Al Fresco’ restaurant at the Beach Club. If you want to enjoy your meals with your loved ones in private, surrounded by nature, stay at the villa and ask the chef to serve you your favorite Costa Rican cuisine.
5. Crocodile Tour:
A tour of the Tarcoles River is a thrilling adventure in Los Sueños, where visitors can see crocodiles, exotic wildlife species like iguanas, and famous tropical birds up close in their natural habitat. With the largest population of crocs in the country, the tour provides a fun and educational experience for the whole family. The jungle safari takes about two hours and will leave a long-lasting impression on the children.
6. Los Sueños Adventure Park:
Los Sueños Adventure Park offers a unique way to explore the stunning rainforest, i.e., on horseback. You can enjoy a guided tour to discover private waterfalls and natural swimming pools while spotting the region’s magnificent birds, such as toucans and scarlet macaws. As you meander through the lush terrain, playful white-faced monkeys will be there to cheer you up. It is an unforgettable adventure that brings you closer to the wonders of nature, while exploring the incredible flora and fauna of Costa Rica.
7. Beach Hopping:
Los Sueños boasts stunning beaches on the Pacific Coast that can be explored on a rented motorbike from the beach town of Jacó. Playa Herradura is next to the marina and offers an extensive sandy beach for walks, while Jacó beach town makes for a perfect spot to enjoy breathtaking sunsets. South of Jacó beach is the surfers’ paradise, Playa Hermosa, worth exploring despite not being ideal for swimming. If you head north from Los Sueños, you will come across Playa Mantas, offering calm waters and fewer crowds. With plenty more beaches in the region, beach hopping is a fantastic and must-enjoy adventure in Los Sueños.
If you are interested in knowing more about what is nearby this amazing coast, having insights about the best things to do on the Pacific Coast will be a great idea to begin with.
8. Mangrove Tours:
Explore the beauty of nature on a tranquil boat ride through the mangroves in Los Sueños. This adventure offers an opportunity to witness hundreds of bird species and other exotic wildlife species. As important ecosystems, mangroves provide essential functions, including fresh water supply and sediment filtration. It is an excellent adventure for birdwatching enthusiasts and families looking for a fun and educational tour in Costa Rica.
9. Horseback Riding and Waterfall Tours:
Discover the hidden gems of Los Sueños with a horseback riding and waterfall tour. It is the perfect adventure for families and nature lovers alike. Traverse through farms and rainforests where you can spot exotic wildlife such as monkeys, toucans, sloths, and macaws. Your knowledgeable guides will lead you to a refreshing waterfall where you can dip in the swimming pools and relax amidst the tranquil surroundings.
10. Manuel Antonio National Park:
Manuel Antonio National Park is a must-visit destination for adventurers in Los Sueños. As the most famous national park in Costa Rica, it offers an exceptional experience of unspoiled beaches, breathtaking nature, and a vibrant, laid-back ambiance. There are a variety of activities to indulge in, including snorkeling, kayaking, hiking, parasailing, and mountain biking, making it a perfect adventure spot for everyone.
Located in Herradura, Los Sueños offers a range of activities suitable for all ages, and Villa Firenze is the perfect base for exploring some of the country’s best attractions. Whether you want to unwind surrounded by nature or seek adrenaline-pumping adventures in Costa Rica, our package has something for everyone.
With Villa Firenze, you can enjoy the ultimate adventure tour of Los Sueños while enjoying a relaxing vacation. Our exclusive package includes a fishing charter, a Heli tour, and a private chef to make your stay with us more enjoyable, comfortable, and relaxing. Our dedicated concierge/manager and team can also help make reservations for these activities, ensuring a hassle-free and memorable vacation experience.
Book your stay with Villa Firenze today and get ready to make unforgettable memories at this breathtaking destination.