This week we are mentioning the Monkey Farm. Now keep in mind that this month was about Top places near Coco (under 30 min travel time). So for horseback this would be the closest place without have to travel over 30 min. Another site is at Matapalo which is 20 minutes but we are also mentioning the Monkey Farm because the feed the homeless on a weekly basis. So by helping them your helping others. Let us know if you wish to visit them.
Playa Bonita is a great beach to visit as well. It offers great snorkeling and low waves. The sand is a lighter color and access is a sidewalk. It is next to Occidental Papagayo, only 15 minutes from Playa del Coco. Let us know if you wish to spend the day at this beach and we are happy to provide you with a cooler and private van to take you there and back.
Ocotal Beach is only 5 minutes from Playa del Coco. This area is great for snorkeling and fishing. The sand is volcanic thus the dark color. There is a restaurant located there that is great for sunsets. Mainly housing in the area, but it is also a nice beach to just spend the day and hang out. We can provide you with transportation there. Specially for those staying at Riu Guanacaste or Riu Palace.
Diamante Adventure Park is a must if you are staying in Playa del Coco or Playa Hermosa vicinity. You'll be guaranteed to see wildlife. They also provide an amazing zip line and beach activities. Let us know and we can provide you with round trip transportation.