This 8 Day itinerary is designed for those looking for adventure and like traveling in a small group. We max our group size at only 12 people. We have learned that quality over quantity, and 12 people are just the right numbers for an adventure trip with years of running tours.
This week of adventure will have you experiencing one great adventure after another. From zipping, rafting, surfing, SUPing, Rappelling, and even some R&R, this week is the perfect trip for those looking for a full week of adventure, fantastic service, and operated locally by the POC team.
You will raft over 50 rapids and stay in a luxurious eco-lodge with the best views of the Pacuare. If you do anything in Costa Rica make sure it’s the Pacuare River, which was voted one of the top 5 most scenic rivers on the planet.
Join us for a 2-night 3-day adventure where the only rough part about this adventure is when it ends.
With the POC’s love for adventure and water we have taken our passion from the most majestic rivers on the planet to what we consider our two favorite beaches in Costa Rica. The reason for this is to share our love for SUPSurfing.
If you are looking for a new hobby in life and think the days of trying to surf might be behind you then you are in the right place. SUPSurfing is a sport for almost all ages and abilities. We regularly have clients in their 60’s catching 1 foot waves. This 1 ft wave is all you need to feel why the sport of surfing has become a way of life for millions across the planet.
We Invite you to join one of our SUPSurf Academies which we host on the famous surf town of Nosara on the northern pacific and then on the Caribbean during the 4 month dry season during the Caribbean.
The POC camp is an extension of the POC lodge and while the POC Lodge is located with vast views of the Pacuare River Canyon the POC Camp is down on the river’s edge. While it might not have the view of the POC Lodge it sits on one of the calmest sections of the river making the POC Camp home to one of the river Pacuare’s best spots for taking a swim and relaxing on the river’s edge.
POCsito is a favorite among so many of our guests. It is a glamping experience with some of the important comforts of home.
Started in 2011 is the POC lodge. If you haven’t figured it out by now POC lodge is our own lodge and what we like to call the “baby” of the P.O.C. Adventure Company. We wanted a lodge on our favorite part of Costa Rica which is the Pacuare River and with the help of locally harvested supplies and labor, the POC Lodge was born.
This is a 180-acre property that runs over 1 mile of the Pacuare River. Our goal has always been to offer as much comfort as possible without steering too far away from our roots of just roughing it on the river’s edge. Our lodge has hot water, a splash of luxury in the rooms, and 5-Star service and attention to our guests.
Our favorite part about the lodge is that we built a short hike up from the river’s edge. We know we have the best views of the Pacuare River canyon and unfortunately pictures don’t even do it justice.
Arenal Paraiso, Arenal
Have you ever wanted to stay the night at the base of an active volcano? Well here is your chance. The Arenal Paraiso is located at the base of the Arenal Volcano with breath-taking views of the perfectly cone-shaped volcano.
Here at Arenal Paraiso’s, you will enjoy the beautiful property which offers much more than just a view. The property has numerous bungalows that offer a splash of luxury while surrounded by lush tropical rainforest. After a day of adventure, you will love making your way back to relax or hang out in the pool at Arenal Paraiso.
Located at the edge of the white sandy beaches of Costa Rica sits the Shawandha lodge. A perfect blend of eco-style luxury along with the sounds of the ocean and vibrant ambiance of the rainforest.
Shawandha lodge is set up with individual bungalows made out of local wood. You will be sure to wake up to the sound of the local residents such as the howler monkeys and green macaws. After your day of adventure, you will have a chance to relax and enjoy the beautiful swimming pool at the Shawandha Lodge.
Hotel Villa Florencia, Turrialba
Located in the valley of Turrialba surrounded by sugar-cane plantations and views of the smoking Turrialba Volcano sits an old plantation home that has been renovated into a beautiful small hotel named Villa Florencia.
This is a great hotel with a beautiful pool and plenty of space to take long morning or afternoon hikes. The Villa Florencia hotel is a chance to enjoy luxury while feeling like you stook back in time. While you are in the valley don’t forget to look up as the Turrialba Volcano can often be seen doing small eruptions from across the valley.
Casa Turire, Turrialba
Casa Turire has been one of our favorites since we started. The grounds are some of the lushest you will find anywhere in Costa Rica. Casa Turire sits in the valley of Turrialba surrounded by mountains and the beautiful Turrialba Volcano. The most amazing part about Casa Turire other than its great restaurant and home-made sugar cane ice cream is that it sits on a peninsula surrounded by Lake Angostura offering great morning hikes, birding, or SUPing around the lake.