From $1053

11 Days Itinerary
COSTA RICA ADVENTURE & RELAX

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Visiting 4 destinations
Rest & Relax

Itinerary

DAY 1. SAN JOSÉ, COSTA RICA (20 MINUTES)

Welcome to San José, Costa Rica. Combine the best of Costa Rica’s exciting adventures and blissful relaxation at Arenal Volcano, Monteverde, and beautiful Guanacaste beaches. We will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. You can explore the capital city with its theaters, museums and beautiful parks. Or, simply sit in a café and enjoy a cup of Costa Rican coffee while you watch the daily life of the “Ticos”. Accommodation: the hotel of your choice.

DAY 2. SAN JOSÉ – ARENAL VOLCANO (3 HOURS)

Breakfast at the hotel. Awaiting you today in the Northern Plains is the impressive Arenal Volcano, a natural wonder with an iconic cone-shaped crater. Along the way there, you will see plantations of various agricultural crops, ornamental plants, and cattle ranches before reaching the town of La Fortuna. The town is worth visiting to walk and to have lunch or dinner. Your hotel is strategically located to appreciate the volcano. Accommodation: the hotel of your choice.

DAY 3. ARENAL VOLCANO

Breakfast at the hotel. Resorts with natural hot springs and spas are one of the greatest attractions to enjoy in the Arenal region. Other top activities include: visiting the Arenal Volcano National Park, zip line tours, suspension bridges, aerial tram tours, hiking and horseback riding tours to the La Fortuna Waterfall, and water activities on Lake Arenal. Accommodation: the hotel of your choice.

DAY 4. ARENAL VOLCANO – MONTEVERDE (4 HOURS)

Breakfast at the hotel. Our transfer to the Monteverde Cloud Forest will be a combination of land, water, and land again. This option is the best way to travel from La Fortuna to Monteverde. Our minibus will pick you up at your hotel to take you to Lake Arenal, where you will board a motorized boat to cross Lake Arenal to Rio Chiquito. Then, another minibus will take you to your hotel in beautiful Monteverde. Accommodation: the hotel of your choice.

DAY 5. MONTEVERDE

Breakfast at the hotel. Today is a free day. Monteverde is globally recognized for its cloud forest that extends on both sides of the Continental Divide. Currently, there are two reserves in the area: the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve and the Santa Elena Cloud Forest Reserve. You will be amazed at the area’s diversity and rich nature while walking along the numerous trails in either reserve. In the higher parts of the forest, there exists what is called “natural Elfin Forest” – the climate is such that the tallest trees do not exceed 10 meters. There are many activities in the area to complement your visit: adventure zip line tours, hanging bridges, hummingbird gardens, butterfly gardens, a Serpentarium (one of the best in the country), a nocturnal wildlife tour, horseback riding, a cheese tour (cheeses made in Monteverde are the best in Costa Rica), etc. Accommodation: the hotel of your choice.

DAY 6. MONTEVERDE - GUANACASTE (4.5 HORAS)

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer from Monteverde to the Guanacaste savannah – extensive plains dedicated to agriculture and livestock. With almost always sunny weather, you’ll enjoy beautiful beaches in addition to interesting culture, music and cuisine, and the hallmark friendly hospitality of Costa Rica. Accommodation: the hotel of your choice.

DAY 7. GUANACASTE

Your meals are according to the beach hotel where you are staying. You have the day free to relax on the beautiful beaches of Guanacaste and at your hotel. Or, you can go for one of the many activities available in this area: visit the National Parks of Palo Verde and Rincón de la Vieja, surfing, sport fishing, scuba diving, zip line tours, and horseback riding. You can also enjoy Costa Rican traditions like visiting an artisan village where they make indigenous crafts from clay, or listening to the music of the “marimba” and a delicious traditional dinner. Accommodation: the hotel of your choice.

DAY 8: GUANACASTE

Your meals are according to the beach hotel where you are staying. You have another free day to relax on the beautiful beaches of Guanacaste, and enjoy the comforts and facilities of your hotel. Accommodation: the hotel of your choice.

DAY 9. GUANACASTE

Your meals are according to the beach hotel where you are staying. You have the day at leisure to enjoy the facilities of your hotel and the beautiful beaches of Guanacaste. Accommodation: the hotel of your choice.

DAY 10. GUANACASTE – SAN JOSÉ

Breakfast at the hotel. Return trip from Guanacaste to the Central Valley. During the drive, we will pass through picturesque towns. Upon arrival to your hotel, you will have time to rest before enjoying an exquisite dinner from the wide range of gourmet restaurants found in San José. Accommodation: the hotel of your choice.

DAY 11. SAN JOSÉ – END OF SERVICE

Breakfast at the hotel. Depart to the airport. You must be at the airport three hours before your flight departure time. Your rental car can be returned at the agency’s office near the airport. Happy return trip home! We hope to have you visit us again.

San José 1 Night / Arenal Volcano 2 Nights / Monteverde 2 Nights / Guanacaste 4 Nights / San José 1 Night

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San José / Arenal Volcano / Monteverde / Guanacaste / San José
Rest & Relax
1053

Included:

  • Transfer from the San Jose International Airport to the hotel.
  • Accommodation 1 night in the hotel of your choice in San José, breakfast included.
  • Transfer from San José to the Arenal Volcano.
  • Accommodation 2 nights in the hotel of your choice in Arenal, breakfast included.
  • Transfer from Arenal Volcano to Monteverde.
  • Accommodation 2 nights in the hotel of your choice in Monteverde, breakfast included.
  • Transfer from Monteverde to the Guanacaste beaches.
  • Accommodation 4 nights in the hotel of your choice in Guanacaste, breakfast included.
  • Transfer from the Guanacaste beaches to San José.
  • Accommodation 1 night in the hotel of your choice in San José, breakfast included.
  • Transfer out from the hotel to the airport.
  • Sales tax
  • Infants from 0-3 years are free of charge.
  • Child rate applies from 4 to 12 years. Maximum 2 children sharing a room with their parents.

Not Included:

  • Activities not indicated in the program.
  • Tips