Plan a Costa Rica Adventure

Discover Our Surf School, Mountain Biking Center & More

Paddle out at The Gilded Iguana, the original Costa Rica surfing hotel, with lessons from our full-service surf school. Surfers of all ages and experience levels will enjoy the consistent break off Playa Guiones, the region’s most famous surfing beach. From the beginners to the pros, our retail surf shop everything from surfboards down to all the essentials. When you’re ready to hit the waves, the beach is just 200 meters from the hotel.

Find everything you need to plan your Costa Rica adventure right here. Get your adrenaline pumping at our mountain biking center. Located where the mountains meet the sea, The GIlded Iguana is surrounded by a fun and unique riding terrain. If you’re looking to achieve balance in your busy life, relax into deep renewal with our wellness offering, from yoga and fitness classes to simply laying out at our outdoor pools.