Tourism Services at Academia Tica

Costa Rica is a safe and beautiful land in which to travel, let us help you find your way around!

Tourism Services at the Front Desk

We provide free advice on: tour characteristics, hot spots, public bus system, money exchange, personal safety, hotel descriptions, food and other tour operators. This will save you time and money. Services include:

The tour desk books and organizes half-day, one day and weekend excursions, jungle lodge stays for animal observation, trips to the beaches and different accommodation options to choose from, starting from a simple guest house to a four-star hotel.

  • Hotel and tour information and booking
  • Car rental service
  • Airport transfers, private shuttle services
  • Internet access (WiFi and computer lab)
  • Lockers and bike rental
  • Document and e-mail printing
  • Fax service
  • Costa Rican souvenirs, post cards and maps


We can customize the trip plan for any kind of group depending on which activities, excursions or places they like to visit. Almost everything is possible, ask us!



  • Surfing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Bungee Jumping
  • Waterfall rappeling
  • Canopy tours (Zip lining)
  • Horse back riding
  • Kayaking
  • Forest Hikes
  • Night Hikes
  • Venado and Barra Honda Caverns

Hot Spots

  • Arenal - La Fortuna
  • Monteverde
  • Manuel Antonio
  • Volcán Poás
  • Volcán Irazú
  • Volcán Rincón de la Vieja
  • Tortuguero
  • Tamarindo
  • Mal País - Santa Teresa
  • Bahía Drake
  • Puerto Viejo
  • Isla Tortuga

Culture & Nature Activities

  • Indigenous communities
  • Gold Museum
  • Jade Museum
  • National History Museum
  • Butterfly Gardens
  • Waterfall Gardens
  • Culture Show
  • Rainforest Aerial Tram
  • Coffee Plantation
  • Banana Plantation
  • Organic Farm
  • Veragua Rainforest Station
  • INBIO Park
  • Lankester Botanical Gardens
  • Sky Walk and Sky tram
  • Crocodile Tour

National Parks and protected areas (other than the mentioned above)

  • Braulio Carillo
  • Carara
  • Cabo Blanco
  • Isla del Caño
  • Cahuita
  • Corcovado
  • Isla del Coco
  • Marino Ballena
  • Piedras Blancas
  • Tapantí
  • Guayabo
  • Gandoca Manzanillo