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NOTE:TRANSMACAW OFFERS YOU A BASIC RATE WHICH INCLUDES TRANSPORTATION AND TOUR GUIDES. EACH VAN FITS UP TO 7 PEOPLE.
So if you plan to enjoy the best of Costa Rica in one trip with all your family TRANSMACAW COSTA RICA IS THE BEST FOR YOU!
 
We offer transportation and tours to the Rain Forest,
the Dry Forest and the Cloud Forest. You will find activities such as hiking trails with hanging bridges, Canopy,among other activities. Thanks  to our experience we can recommend the best and safest parks to visit. Our experienced tourist guides will be able to provide you with information about the wonders of nature. Not only are the forests, insects, animals, and trees  beautiful and impressive, they all have a purpose in the circle of life. We will make your trip fun, educational and exciting!
 June to October are  the rainy season on the Pacific side, but these are the best months for NATURE LOVERS to visit. The forests and  the beaches on the Caribbean side and the Arenal  Volcano are spectacular because the skies are so clear. 

IF YOU ARE LOOKING TO RELAX ON THE BEACH...
On the Caribbean side we recommend: 

Puerto Viejo is a long sandy beach, world known for the waves. Great for surfers! Puerto Viejo offers a variety of  discos and restaurants. It's a great place for diving, snorkeling, horse back riding and other activities.Cahuita was declared National Park in 1970.  Cahuita is where the the beach meets the forest.  You will find a variety of forests and swamps, great for nature lovers. Great for hiking, diving and exploring!
Manzanillo is not as well known by tourists. Everything here is very typical of the country, like the food and hotels. It's great for those who want to experience a little of the Costarican culture! There are many other great beaches nearby, so you can go beach hopping!

On the Pacific side we recommend: 
Papagayo Gulf has beautiful ocean views, romantic sunsets and great resorts. Papagayo Gulf has an abundant tropical life that surrounds the coast.  It is great for bird watching, swimming, long walks on the beach and sunbathing. 
Flamingo Beach is famous for the International Sport Fishing Tournament, held in Flamingo every year. Marlin, tuna, swordfish and snapper can be found off the coast all year around. It's also near Santa Rosa National Park and Palo Verde Natural Reserve. 
Conchal is not an ordinary sandy beach. Instead of sand, you will find millions and millions of tiny seashells covering the coast.  It is not rough on the feet, and is actually a great unique experience. The water is very clear and is filled with exotic fish, turtles, rays, etc. Great for snorkeling and divers, this is one of the most beautiful beaches in the country.
Tamarindo is one of the most popular beaches, great for sport fishing, surfing, snorkeling, kayaking and other activities. In Tamarindo National Wildlife Refuge you can enjoy hiking trails through the forest and listen  to the monkeys, wild pigs and other animals that live there. 
Samara's shallow waters make it great for swimming and snorkeling at the offshore coral reef. This is a  wonderful spot for the whole family to enjoy. The waters are calm and it is terrific for horse back riding. You will find great hotels and restaurants in this area.
Jaco is only 2 hours from  San Jose, and is the most popular beach for backpackers, surfers and tourists. You will find a wide range of hotels and all types of cuisine  in the restaurants. 
Manuel Antonio is one of the most popular National Parks in  the country because of the breathtaking beaches, and is also mentioned in the famous book "1000 Places To See Before You Die". The abundance in flora and fauna, great  hiking, bird watching and  surfing make it a truly memorable experience!



WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO SEEK  MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE BEACHES, CITYS, AND HOTELS THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO VISIT. IF YOU ALREADY HAVE A TRIP IN MIND OR A HOTEL PREFERENCE, WE WILL PUT A PACKAGE TOGETHER FOR YOU INCLUDING TRANSPORTATION AND HOTEL.   IF YOU DON'T KNOW WHERE YOU WANT TO GO, WE CAN HELP TOO! JUST ASK YOURSELF THIS QUESTION: WHY DO I WANT TO GO TO COSTA RICA? TO EXPLORE THE RAINFOREST? TO RELAX UNDER THE SUN?...
 AND WE  WILL HELP YOU BUILD THE TRIP OF YOUR DREAMS! 
CUSTOMIZE YOUR TRIP FROM THE AIRPORT TO THE BEACH, TO THE RAIN FOREST, TO THE VOLCANO... 
HERE ARE SOME OF THE LOCATIONS YOU MAY WANT TO CHECK DURING YOUR TRIP!

IF YOU LOVE WATER RAFTING:We recommend:
 Sarapiqui River:for the whole family to enjoy and for everyone who wants to experience the thrill  of water rafting. This is a class 2-3 and is located only 1 1/2 hours away from the central valley and 2 hours from the Arenal Volcano where you will find a variety of hotels (three  to five star hotels) with their own hot springs pools
If you are looking for more action, more adrenaline, then we recommend the Reventazon River and the Pacuare River. These are class 3-4.
If you already have a hotel in mind, no problem!  If not we can help find the perfect hotel for you in the area.