Activities Calendar

Relax & Wellness

ONDA Pranayama

Breath in Breath out

Through this kind of PRANAYAMAS (breathing exercises), you can recharge your energy centers, releasing all that doesn’t vibe with our own essence in order to achieve mental and emotional balance.

 

  • What to bring: Comfortable, breathable clothing with which you have no restriction of movement. We recommend the use of leggings, t-shirt and sports bra for women. Also, wear sandals or shoes that are easy to remove.
  • Duration: 45 minutes.
  • Rate: $18++ USD.
  • Additional Details: Attendees must be over 18 years old.

Partner Yoga

Partner yoga is a style of asana practice in which two people support each other with poses in a way that enhances the postures and builds trust and communication. It also allows each yogi to experience the pose in a different way.

 

  • What to bring: Comfortable, breathable clothing with which you have no restriction of movement. We recommend the use of leggings, t-shirt and sports bra for women. Also, wear sandals or shoes that are easy to remove.
  • Duration: 1 hour.
  • Rate: $30++ USD.
  • Additional Details: Attendees must be over 18 years old. The instructor will adapt the class to all levels.

    Rise and Shine Hatha Yoga (Hatha Yoga)

    New to yoga? In this Hatha yoga class we are doing some postures that are practiced to aimed, strengthen and promote flexibility in the body. Breathing techniques and meditation are also integrated.

     

    • What to bring: Comfortable, breathable clothing with which you have no restriction of movement. We recommend the use of leggings, t-shirt and sports bra for women. Also, wear sandals or shoes that are easy to remove.
    • Duration: 1 hour.
    • Rate: $20++ USD.
    • Additional Details: Attendees must be over 18 years old. The instructor will adapt the class to all levels.

    Vibe and Flow Yoga (Vinyasa Yoga)

    Style of Yoga Vinyasa that combines breath and movement. You will flow continuously through strong sequences of postures and linking breath with movement and build strength and endurance as you push the edge of your balance and flexibility.

    • What to bring: Comfortable, breathable clothing with which you have no restriction of movement. We recommend the use of leggings, t-shirt and sports bra for women. Also, wear sandals or shoes that are easy to remove.
    • Duration: 1 hour.
    • Rate: $30++ USD.
    • Additional Details: Attendees must be over 18 years old. The instructor will adapt the class to all levels.

    Sound Healing Therapy

    Find your balance through music with this healing technique.  Used by many cultures, sound healing stabilizes your brainwave frequency down-shifting from a waking consciousness to a relaxed consciousness or even to a meditative state, allowing your body to heal.  Sound not only helps with inducing relaxation, but also has a way of moving through areas of blockage as it has the ability to positively affect our whole being.

     

    • What to bring: Comfortable, breathable clothing with which you have no restriction of movement. We recommend the use of leggings, t-shirt and sports bra for women. Also, wear sandals or shoes that are easy to remove.
    • Duration: 60 minutes.
    • Rate:  $35++ USD.
    • Additional Details: Attendees must be over 18 years old. The instructor will adapt the class to all levels.

    Reiki

    This ancient Japanese technique allows your body to relax, eliminate stress and heal through the energy of your own body. A comprehensive treatment that benefits your body, emotions, mind and spirit achieving high life force energy, allowing you to feel happy and healthy and improving general well-being.

     

    • What to bring: Comfortable, breathable clothing with which you have no restriction of movement. We recommend the use of leggings, t-shirt and sports bra for women. Also, wear sandals or shoes that are easy to remove.
    • Duration: 60 minutes.
    • Rate: $120 USD.
    • Additional Details: Attendees must be over 18 years old. Individual class only.

    Restorative Yoga

    Are you looking for something Pura Vida? This class is great for anyone looking to slow down, to relieve stress and to calm the excessive mind chatter, through gentle and conscious movements.

     

    • What to bring: Comfortable, fresh clothing with which you have no restriction of movement. We recommend the use of leggings, t-shirt and sports bra in the case of women. Finally wear sandals or shoes easy to remove.
    • Duration: 1 hour.
    • Rate: $30++ USD.
    • Additional Details: Attendees must be over 18 years old. The instructor will adapt the class to all levels.

    Here and Now Meditation

    In this guided session, you will learn different meditation and breathing techniques, where you will connect with your essence and your emotions. Allowing you to reduce stress levels, create a deep state of relaxation and connect with the “Here and Now”.

     

    • What to bring: Comfortable and fresh clothing.
    • Duration: 45 minutes.
    • Rate: $18++ USD.
    • Additional Details: Attendees must be over 18 years old. The instructor will adapt the class to all levels.

    Andaz Cacao Ceremony

    In this ceremony, we will learn how to make this sacred drink from our ancestors, and through meditation, we will connect with Mother Earth and together with our gentle guide “the heart”, we will be able to renew ourselves to be focused, to live in harmony and peace.

     

    • What to bring: Comfortable, fresh clothing.
    • Duration: 90 minutes.
    • Rate: $50
    • Additional Details: Attendees must be over 18 years old.

    MEDITATION AND PURIFICATION CEREMONY

    Incense is an excellent option to help you leave bad energies behind and open your heart to new projects loaded with positivity. In this workshop, we will learn a bit about incense history, its benefits, types and purposes. We will finish creating one with different elements.

     

    • What to bring: Comfortable, fresh clothing.
    • Duration: 60 minutes.
    • Rate: $20
    • Additional Details: Attendees must be over 18 years old.

     

    The Last Full Moon: Movement and Meditation

    In this session, we will honor the last full moon of the year, where we will do an internal review of everything we have lived, honoring every process and releasing everything we want to let go. Finally we will visualize what we want to achieve in 2022.

    • What to bring: Comfortable, fresh clothing.
    • Duration: 60 minutes.
    • Rate: $ $20++
    • Additional Details: Attendees must be over 18 years old.

     

    Fitness

    Morning boot camp

    Come to the Beach House to burn calories! Crawling on the sand, jumping obstacles, carrying sandbags throughout the beach… pure fun!!

    • What to bring: Comfortable, fresh clothing with which you have no restriction of movement. Face mask.
    • Duration: 50 minutes.
    • Rate: $20++ USD
    • Additional Details: Attendees must be over 18 years old. The instructor will adapt the class to all levels.

    Sunrise Run on the Peninsula

    Leave the stress behind and enjoy a sunrise run in nature with spectacular views of Culebra Bay and Peninsula Papagayo.
    Short loop: ANDAZ – Beach House, 5.5K
    Long loop: ANDAZ – Beach House – ANDAZ 11K

    • What to bring: Running clothing and shoes. Wear sun protection. Face mask.
    • Duration: Personalized.
    • Rate: $15++USD
    • Additional Details: Attendees must be over 18 years old and have previous training.

    Be Strong Be Functional

    Functional exercises train, build and strengthen muscles to work together and prepare them for daily tasks. Functional movements also mean compound movements that are exercises that use the entire body.

    • What to bring: Comfortable, fresh clothing with which you have no restriction of movement. Face mask.
    • Duration: 50 minutes.
    • Rate: $15++ USD
    • Additional Details: Attendees must be over 18 years old. The instructor will adapt the class to all levels.

    LOWER BODY SCULPT

    We will shape and strengthen the lower body. Target areas will be legs, glutes and abdominals. The class is suitable for everyone.

     

    • What to bring: Comfortable, fresh clothing with which you have no restriction of movement. Face mask.
    • Duration: 50 minutes.
    • Rate: $15++ USD
    • Additional Details: Attendees must be over 18 years old. The instructor will adapt the class to all levels.

    Inside & Outside Fit (PHA)

    The goal of the PHA session is to keep the heart rate elevated throughout the session while training the upper and lower body. This makes this type of training very effective for the heart and for shaping the body.

    • What to bring: Comfortable, fresh clothing with which you have no restriction of movement. Face mask.
    • Duration: 50 minutes.
    • Rate: $15++ USD
    • Additional Details: Attendees must be over 18 years old. The instructor will adapt the class to all levels.

    Personal Trainer

    Enjoying your vacation does not mean you have to stop your training routine. Our personal trainer will help you keep working out and maintain that body shape you have worked for.

     

    • What to bring: Sports clothing. Wear sun protection. Face mask.
    • Duration: Personalized.
    • Rate: $30++
    • Additional Details: Attendees must be over 18 years old.

    Pilates Fusion

    Get ready to feel longer, leaner, stronger!  Providing a whole body workout, which includes abdominal, back and hip muscles with this class that combines pilates with yoga. With this class, you will tighten and tone your whole body, stabilize your muscles, improve posture and increase overall strength.

     

    • What to bring: Comfortable, fresh clothing with which you have no restriction of movement. We recommend the use of leggings, shirt and sports bra in the case of women. Finally wear sandals or shoes easy to remove.
    • Duration: 45 minutes.
    • Rate: $18++ USD.
    • Additional Details: Attendees must be over 18 years old. The instructor will adapt the class to all levels.

    POWER HIIT

    This class is perfect for starting your day with lots of energy. HIIT is a combination of high intensity exercises with a short recovery in between. This training method is very effective for losing weight, strengthen your heart and increase oxygen consumption.

     

    • What to bring: Sportswear and sport shoes.
    • Duration: 50 min.
    • Rate: $15++ USD.
    • Additional Details: Attendees must be over 18 years old. The instructor will adapt the class to all levels.

    Barre Sculpt

    This low-impact, high-intensity class is inspired by elements of ballet, yoga, functional and Pilates.  You will build muscle endurance on major muscle groups including arms, legs, glutes and core.  This full-body workout will not only strengthen your whole body, but will allow you to build flexibility improve your balance, increase the range of motion and promote a better posture!

     

    • What to bring: Comfortable, fresh clothing with which you have no restriction of movement. We recommend the use of leggings, shirt and sports bra in the case of women. Finally wear sandals or shoes easy to remove.
    • Duration: 45 minutes session.
    • Rate: $18++ USD.
    • Additional Details: Attendees must be over 18 years old. The instructor will adapt the class to all levels.

    Recreation

    Dance Class

    Learn the basics of how Ticos dance and move to the best Latin rhythms with our guided dance class.

    • What to bring: Comfortable clothing. Face mask.
    • Duration: 60 minutes
    • Rate: $15++ USD
    • Additional Details: Attendees must be over 18 years old.

    STARGAZE

    Come to contemplate the beautiful sky of Costa Rica, full of stars and magic.

    • When: December 23rd 
    • Time:6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
    • Location: El Jardín
    • Rate: Complimentary

    Treasure Hunt

    Come to Cambi for your first clue and during your stay, walk around the hotel to discover Costa Rican culture, nature and history. In the end, there is a prize!

    Beach Sports

    Complimentary activities

    Enjoy complimentary use of kayaks, snorkeling and paddle board equipment at our beaches and some games available upon request as volleyball, American and soccer ball.

    Coral Gardening

    Go deep with our dive masters on a one-of-a-kind rescue mission to clean, catalog and restore our fragile coral reefs struggling to survive in the waters surrounding Papagayo. Aptly called the “rainforests of the sea,” these intricate underwater worlds are bustling with fascinating diversity. But their real beauty lies behind the scenes, where they cover just 1% of the ocean floor—but support an incredible 25% of all marine life. Join our remarkable restoration project and help bring back the lost coral reefs. Your impact will benefit generations to come.

    What to bring Coral-friendly sunscreen, sunglasses, bathing suit and towel
    Duration 3.5 hours
    Rate $275 + tax
    Minimum Experience Certified with at least 10 dives

    Image courtesy of The Explorers

     

    Outrigger Bay Exploration

    Immerse in this world apart while exploring the turquoise waters of our surrounding bays in a traditional Hawaiian-style canoe. Get inspired with the energy of your own body as you perfect your stroke, build endurance and experience the wonders of marine life along the peninsula’s dramatic coastline.

    What to expect The chance to stop at some of the peninsula’s most beautiful beaches and maybe even go snorkeling, or explore a secret cave
    What to bring Sun protection, sunglasses, shorts, bathing suit, water bottle and towel
    Duration 3 hours
    Rate $75 + tax
    Ages 5 and up

    Image courtesy of The Explorers

     

    Outrigger Magical Mangrove Tour

    Few experiences are more magical than touring our protected mangroves. We begin on Playa Pochota, and then cross the bay to enter the mangrove of Palmares—one of the jewels of the peninsula. Venture into this natural sanctuary, anad explore a unique ecosystem of eerie “walking trees” able to survive (and thrive) in salty fresh water, creating a rich refuge for wildlife. Listen for a chorus of shells popping shut while pods of parrots chatter overhead.

    What to expect Similar to a floating safari, with a chance to see different birds, crabs, reptiles and monkeys
    What to bring Sun protection, water shoes, sunglasses with a strap, water bottle and towel
    Duration 2.5 hours
    Rate $115 + tax
    Availability Call for availability (only during high tide)
    Ages 5 and up

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    Snorkeling Tour

    Join our guided tour around the maritime area from Sombrero Oscuro Beach to Sombrero Claro Beach. There you will enjoy amazing marine life unique to Culebra bay. As the coral Reef, starfish, lobster, sergeant fish and so much more!

    • What to bring: Wear comfortable swimwear or shorts or convertible pants, swimsuit, long-sleeve shirt as you desired Sun-shielding hat (not necessary for snorkeling) or cap for hair (Optional for snorkeling). Wear sandals or shoes easy to remove.
    • Duration: 1-hour session
    • Rate: $15++ USD
    • Additional Details: From 15 years old. Intermediate to high swimming experience is needed, especially for snorkeling.
    • Recommended: Sunglasses with glasses retainer attached, personal sunscreen (SPF 30+ and water-resistant) (Optional). Lip balm (SPF 15+). Cellphone in protective bag/case for water activities (Optional)

    Kayaking the neighborhood

    Explore Culebra Bay and enjoy a beautiful view of the peninsula forest. The tour begins at the main beach and will then take you closer to areas with fascinating species as pufferfish, rays, sergeant fish and more.

    • What to bring: Wear comfortable swimwear or shorts or convertible pants, swimsuit, long-sleeve shirt as you desired Sun-shielding hat (not necessary for snorkeling) or cap for hair (Optional for snorkeling). Wear sandals or shoes easy to remove.
    • Duration: 1-hour session
    • Rate: $15++ USD
    • Additional Details: From 15 years old. Intermediate to high swimming experience is needed, especially for snorkeling.
    • Recommended: Sunglasses with glasses retainer attached, personal sunscreen (SPF 30+ and water-resistant) (Optional). Lip balm (SPF 15+). Cellphone in protective bag/case for water activities (Optional)

    Freediving

    Whether swimming with a school of fish or diving alongside of a sea turtle, being underwater on one breath is like nothing else in this world. Live in the moment and experience flying through water the most natural way—staying submerged for as long as your breath allows. Join our expert guides and soak up everything you can about freediving

    What to expect The opportunity to develop controlled breathing techniques and the chance to see moray eels, spotted eagle rays, puffer fish, octopus, parrot fish, surgeon fish, turtles, trumpet fish and butterfly fish
    What to bring Sun protection, sunglasses, waterproof camera, bathing suit and towel
    Duration 3 hours
    Rate $90 + tax 
    Ages 16 and up

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    Walks, Bikes & Hikes

    Palmares Wilderness Hike

    Monkeys and parrots and hawks, oh my! You never know what you’ll encounter in the wilderness of Palmares where ecosystems converge. This large swatch of land is largely untouched, save for a few hidden trails known only to your guide. Our hike leads deep into the forest where you can see plants in all shades of green and animals in their natural habitats. Tucked away from civilization, Palmares provides shelter for a dizzying array of wildlife. If you’re lucky (and very quiet), you might even spot a big cat—a rare experience sure to delight families with kids.

    What to expect The chance to see different birds, like herons, hawks and parrots, plus crabs, reptiles, monkeys and other mammals
    What to bring T-shirt, long pants, hiking shoes, sun protection, sunglasses and water bottle
    Duration 3 hours
    Rate $80 + tax
    Ages 5 and up

    Image courtesy of The Explorers

    Night Walk

    You really haven’t experienced the true nature of the peninsula until you witness it after the sun goes down. Embark on a magical nature walk at night through the peninsula’s tropical dry forest to discover the mystery of the noctural creatures that come out to play after dark. Listen to the wild orchestra. Look for sleeping birds. Surround yourself with nature’s built-in fairy lights—fireflies.

    What to expect Tarantulas, opossums, bats, porcupines, toads, snakes, geckos, and more
    What to bring Comfortable clothes, walking shoes, bug repellent and water bottle
    Duration 2 hours
    Rate $80 + tax
    Ages 5 and up

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    Peninsula Nature Tour

    Tour Peninsula Papagayo’s wildlife paradise in the comfort of a golf cart with a knowledgeable naturalist guide. Relax as you explore nature without borders, taking in pristine landscapes and breathtaking views. There’s a good chance you’ll spot monkeys, coatis and splendid birds, like parakeets and woodpeckers, while you’re busy taking pictures. It’s a great experience for kids of all ages who enjoy nature without a lot of walking. Choose an exhilarating day ride or embrace the dark side on a night ride.

    What to expect Parrots, parakeets, plus butterflies, leafcutter ants, blue crabs, iguanas, howler monkeys, capuchin monkeys and pizotes
    What to bring Comfortable clothes, sun protection, sunglasses, walking shoes, bug repellent and water bottle
    Duration 2 hours
    Rate $55 + tax
    Ages 5 and up

    Mountain Biking

    Peninsula Papagayo’s mangroves, estuaries and centuries-old seasonal forest is a wonderland for mountain biking. Choose from an exciting new collection of Santa Cruz mountain and cross-country bikes, plus new electric-assist off-road bikes by Haibike, both of which boast full-suspension. Escape the confines of pavement, connect with nature and journey out for the ride of your life!

    What to expect The chance to ride on coastal trails carved through thick tropical forests
    What to bring Comfortable clothes, tennis shoes, sun protection, bug repellent and water bottle
    Duration 2 hours
    Rate $75 + tax (Santa Cruz) $95 + tax (Ebikes)
    Ages 10 and up (Santa Cruz) / 14 and up (Ebikes)
    Height 5’0”

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    Papagayo Bike Share

    Papagayo Bike-Share is an all-new mobility system featuring a fleet of electric-assist bikes that make it fun and easier than ever to venture out and explore the peninsula from one end to the other. Bike stations are located at our resort, Exclusive Resorts, Prieta Beach Club, Golf Clubhouse, Nature Center, Four Seasons Hotel and Marina Village. The service is free for Papagayo Bike-Share members (including Andaz’s Guests). To sign up and become a Papagayo Bike-Share member, go to www.bikeshare-peninsulapapagayo.com or ask your Andaz Host about the E-Bikes program. Enjoy this free benefit, explore on your own, and feel amazed by the stunning views of Peninsula Papagayo.

    Culture

    Pottery Painting

    Expand your artistic knowledge with local indigenous painting techniques and have fun making pottery and paints to take back home.

    • What to bring: a great attitude and desire to learn
    • Duration: 1,5-hour session
    • Rate: $16++USD
    • Additional Details: From 15 years old. Family Activity

      Canvas Painting Art

      Bring your whole spirit and get lost with us with the art of painting on canvas, creating memories in a relaxed, creative atmosphere. Everyone will have a blast unleashing their creativity and learning a brand new skill.

      • What to bring: a great attitude and desire to learn
      • Duration: 90 minutes
      • Rate: $20++ per person
      • Additional Details: From 15 years old. Family Activity

        Cooking & Mixology

        Barista

        One of our signature experiences. Coffee is in our history. Learn everything about coffee and different preparation methods.

        Mixology

        We have one of the best mixology programs in the region. Our talented mixologists will teach to you to make the perfect cocktail.

        Cooking classes

        Join our chefs in our amazing open kitchen and learn how to prepare easy recipes, from a delicious guacamole to Costa Rican traditional dishes such as chorreadas and gallo pinto.