At CoatiTours, we are excited and proud to promote Costa Rica as a tourist destination, diverse in nature and culture. With over 10 years of experience,
we can showcase the best of our country via custom travel options, transportation, lodging, and excursions.
We have extensive experience in the care of visitors to our country, we know how to meet your needs from arrival to departure.
We can secure the hotel or the house of your choice and budget, and organize all of your excursions.
Visit the Trip Planner page and let us handle all of your in-country arrangements. We will do everything that we can to make your vacation a wonderful and unforgettable experience!
CoatiTours is Certified by the Costa Rica Tourism Board
Wilson Rojas Marin completed his study of Tourism in the Residential College (CUP) and the National Training Institute (INA).
He worked for about five years in the hotel sector as receptionist, bartender, and management, pursuing independent and cooperative ventures in the private transport sector of tourism and has provided service to numerous hotels and agencies around the country.
Wilson is a native of San Carlos Costa Rica. In his spare time he enjoys hiking through the forest to watch birds, enjoying a good football game, and walking with his family. When it is cold, Wilson enjoys time at home with friends and a cup of coffee.
Elsy Bonilla followed a Technical Administrative course of studies with emphasis in Human Resources at the National University.
She spent several years in private enterprise, dedicated to the marketing of coffee. In recent years she has been responsible for direct bookings for CoatiTours while raising a vivacious son.
Elsie was born in El Salvador and emigrated with her parents to Costa Rica at the age of five. She has always worked hard for her family, and still enjoys family gatherings, trips to the beach and the mountains, and watching her favorite TV series. An occassional night out dancing keeps her from getting rusty!
Sample day trips leaving from San Jose or Alajuela Hotels
Horseback Riding – Zarcero Topiary – Sarchi Shopping Tour
We start the day with a horseback tour of the beautiful countryside in Naranjo. Ride through forests, pastures, and river crossings with stunning views along the way. After returning to the stables, you are ready to visit the Zarcero Topiary Gardens. There you will see the famous cypress arches and many sculpted bushes in Parque Francisco Alvarado, next to the beautiful Victorian-era Church of San Rafael. Next, it's on to Sarchi town, famous for the oxcart and handmade wood crafts. Let's choose among the many souvenir stores to look for that special item and to learn more about the artisans' abilities.
San Luis Canopy Tour and Espiritu Santo Coffee tour
We'll start around 8:30AM and reach Naranjo, a town well known for its coffee plantations. There you will have the opportunity to learn about the coffee process, and if you visit during the harvest season from November to January, you will have the chance to pick the coffee cherries yourself. Then we will have lunch in a good local restaurant and head to the next adventure: the canopy tour at San Luis, located inside the cloud forest. ICT certified, great guides, and 12 cables / 18 platforms will make this an enjoyable experience ending with the Tarzan Swing.
Espiritu Santo Coffee Tour and Shopping in Sarchi
We'll start around 8:30AM and reach Naranjo, a town well known for its coffee plantations. There you will have the opportunity to learn about the coffee process, and if you visit during the harvest season from November to January, you will have the chance to pick the coffee cherries yourself. Then we will have lunch in a good local restaurant and head to the next destination: Sarchi town, famous for the oxcart and handmade wood crafts. Let's choose among the many souvenir stores to look for that special item and to learn more about the artisans' abilities.
Pacific – Manuel Antonio National Park
We'll start early around 7:30 to be at the beach by 10:00AM will have time to hike along the park and enjoy the beautiful beaches inside the park, swim for a while and then have lunch in a good local place. During summer season, you will be on time to pass and enjoy the sunset by Caletas Amphiteather before returning to San Jose.
Fortuna Rainforest and Hot Springs (Overnight)
This is the ideal to have a day for nature lovers and experienced hikers. We'll arrive by 10:00AM, will have time for a visit the Fortuna waterfall or will experience the San Luis Canopy tour on the way there. In the evening, a visit the hot springs and the next day after breakfast, we'll have an early hike close to town to start the journey back to San Jose.
Monteverde Cloud Forest and Forest Night Walk (Overnight)
We'll have a beautiful scenery going up to the mountains. Once you arrive we'll visit Selvatura Park to experience the zipline and hanging bridges. Before we dark will take the guided night walk. The next morning you can do a short hike or a visit to the orchid gardens and bat museum before heading back to San Jose.
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