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Costa Rica Signature

Duration
8 Days
Prices From:
US$ 2,324

DELUXE | TAILOR-MADE: Get in touch with Costa Rica’s “Pura Vida” lifestyle on this quintessential journey through the country. After a quick start in San Jose, buckle up and experience the jungles of Arenal and coastal delights and Manuel Antonio. Along the way, you’ll visit impressive waterfalls, hike canopy bridges, and embark on a river safari.


This 8-day Costa Rican vacation takes you to San Jose, Arenal Volcano, and Manuel Antonio National Park. It features first-class accommodations and small group tours.

Your journey connects you to San Jose, the capital of Costa Rica, where you’ll have the rest of the day at leisure to explore the city. Head outside the city and make for Arenal Volcano. But first stop at La Paz Waterfall Gardens, where you’ll spend a few hours alongside waterfalls and hiking rainforest trails. You can also visit the hummingbird gallery, reptile house, and butterfly garden to see large numbers of endemic species in a controlled environment. Once you reach Arenal, you’ll explore the 250ha reserve surrounding the picturesque volcano. Join a naturalist guide and follow the 3km route along canopy bridges through the rainforest, enjoying a bird’s eye view of the activity high in the trees. Another day, float down the Penas Blancas River on a motorless boat for a river safari and experience the jungle come alive with monkeys, sloths, iguanas, crocodiles, and all manner of tropical birds thriving on the banks and in the waters.

Continue to Manuel Antonio National Park on the coast and enjoy an introductory hike through the park trails upon arrival. You’ll have two full days at leisure in Manuel Antonio to enjoy the idyllic beaches of the Pacific Coast. Experience barefoot luxury at your eco-friendly resort and access to long sandy beaches. Spend your time snorkelling through the waters, paddle boarding along the coast, and lounging on the beaches. You can also hike the trails of the national park to spot two-toed sloths in trees and hummingbirds buzzing around flowers.

At the end of your stay, you’ll connect back to San Jose for onward travels.


 

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Duration
8 Days
Prices From:
US$ 2,324

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Day 1

San Jose Airport to Hotel

Duration30 Minutes

Hotel Presidente San Jose

In the heart of Downtown San Jose, Costa Rica, the Hotel Presidente is located on the corner of the Central Avenue Pedestrian Boulevard and Seventh Street, just 20 minutes from the San Jose, Costa Rica International Airport.

Meal Plan Full Breakfast
Duration1 Night
Accommodation

Hotel Presidente San Jose

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    Hotel Presidente San Jose



    In the heart of Downtown San Jose, Costa Rica, the Hotel Presidente is located on the corner of the Central Avenue Pedestrian Boulevard and Seventh Street, just 20 minutes from the San Jose, Costa Rica International Airport.

    In the heart of Downtown San Jose, Costa Rica, the Hotel Presidente is located on the corner of the Central Avenue Pedestrian Boulevard and Seventh Street, just 20 minutes from the San Jose, Costa Rica International Airport.

    Facilities

    • Concierge
    • Currency Exchange
    • Gym/Fitness Centre
    • Internet Access
    • Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service
    • Lounge(s)
    • Mail and Postal Facilities
    • Massage Treatments
    • Parking
    • Reception (24 hrs)
    • Restaurant(s)
    • Room Service
    • Spa

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Day 2

San Jose to Arenal with Stop at La Paz Waterfall Garden

This morning it's a scenic drive to the area of Vara Blanca for your first stop. The La Paz Waterfall Gardens, located around a 1-hour drive from San Jose, are stunningly beautiful. Walk down trails that lead to a series of spectacular waterfalls in the middle of the rainforest. During your visit, you can also enjoy the hummingbird gallery, the reptile house, the birdhouse, the butterfly garden, and the frog exhibit. After some time in nature, you'll have lunch here (included), and continue your travels to Arenal area.

Duration5 Hours

Arenal Kioro Suites And Spa

Arenal Kioro Suites & Spa is a 5-star luxury mountain hotel with a great view of the Arenal Volcano. The hotel has 11 hectares of undulating land, surrounded by two streams (La Palma and Kioro) with crystalline waters that originate in the Arenal Volcano National Park. It has two paths where plant species can be identified.

Meal Plan Buffet Breakfast
Duration3 Nights
Accommodation

Arenal Kioro Suites And Spa

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    Arenal Kioro Suites And Spa



    Arenal Kioro Suites & Spa is a 5-star luxury mountain hotel with a great view of the Arenal Volcano. The hotel has 11 hectares of undulating land, surrounded by two streams (La Palma and Kioro) with crystalline waters that originate in the Arenal Volcano National …

    Arenal Kioro Suites & Spa is a 5-star luxury mountain hotel with a great view of the Arenal Volcano. The hotel has 11 hectares of undulating land, surrounded by two streams (La Palma and Kioro) with crystalline waters that originate in the Arenal Volcano National Park. It has two paths where plant species can be identified.

    Facilities

    • Bar(s)
    • Bellman/Porters
    • Conference Facilities
    • Games Room
    • Gift Shop
    • Gym/Fitness Centre
    • Internet Access
    • Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service
    • Massage Treatments
    • Parking
    • Pool (s)
    • Restaurant(s)
    • Room Service
    • Spa
    • Wheelchair Accessible Rooms

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Day 3

Arenal Hanging Bridges

The Arenal hanging bridges is located on a 250he (618 acre) reserve of primary forest. Visitors who love nature can enjoy 15 bridges ranging from 5 to 100 meters long, designed along 3 km of rain forest in a circuit of interpretive trails with paving blocks to prevent slipping. The bridges are built of aluminum, galvanized steel and concrete to ensure maximum security. A naturalist guide will open the doors to a fascinating and colorful tropical rain forest through natural history.

Duration3 Hours
Day 4

River Safari Float

Enjoy the sights and the sounds of the rainforest and experience its peacefulness as you quietly paddle the Penas Blancas River. Monkeys, slots, iguanas, crocodiles and numerous tropical birds await you! A professional bilingual guide will share with you educational and interesting explanations of the plants and animals you encounter on the float.
You will truly appreciate the wonders of Penas Blancas River and the surrounding rainforest as you travel down the river without a motor, this way you will enjoy the journey quietly rowing and taking photos.

Duration4 Hours
Day 5

Arenal Volcano to Manuel Antonio and Quepos AM

Duration5 Hours

Si Como No Resort And Spa

Discreetly integrated into this tropical paradise is Si Como No. Proudly occupying the most idyllic hilltop in Manuel Antonio, this award-winning eco-designed Resort & Spa provides its own signature version of "barefoot luxury" to all its guests.

Meal Plan Full Breakfast
Duration3 Nights
Accommodation

Si Como No Resort And Spa

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    Si Como No Resort And Spa



    Discreetly integrated into this tropical paradise is Si Como No. Proudly occupying the most idyllic hilltop in Manuel Antonio, this award-winning eco-designed Resort & Spa provides its own signature version of "barefoot luxury" to all its guests.

    Discreetly integrated into this tropical paradise is Si Como No. Proudly occupying the most idyllic hilltop in Manuel Antonio, this award-winning eco-designed Resort & Spa provides its own signature version of "barefoot luxury" to all its guests.

    Facilities

    • Art Gallery
    • Bar(s)
    • Fishing Facilities
    • Gift Shop
    • Horseback Riding
    • Internet Access
    • Massage Treatments
    • Pool (s)
    • Restaurant(s)
    • Sailing
    • Spa
    • Surfing
    • Theater
    • Volleyball
    • Watersport Activities
    • Whirlpool

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Manuel Antonio National Park

For this tour, you will be transferred to Manuel Antonio National Park. In the company of expert guides, you will take a hike along a flat yet picturesque trail that loops through the park, (approximately 3.2km / 2 miles long). During your walk, you will be able to spot the diverse wildlife of the region. Half way through your hike, you will make a 20min stop at one of the beaches located within the park. Upon finishing the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel.

Duration3 Hours
Day 6

Day at Leisure

Today is totally free and at leisure. You can take advantage of any optional activities available or simply relax.

Day 7

Day at Leisure

Today is totally free and at leisure. You can take advantage of any optional activities available or simply relax.

Day 8

Manuel Antonio to San Jose

Duration2 Hours

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DEPARTURES:

Daily

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Private arrival and departure airport transfers
  • 1 night in first-class accommodations in San Jose
  • 3 nights in first-class accommodations in Arenal
  • 3 nights in first-class accommodations in Manuel Antonio
  • Private transfer from San Jose to Arenal with stop at La Paz Waterfall & Garden
  • Small group Hanging Bridges tour (max 10 guests)
  • Small group River Safari Float (max 10 guests)
  • Private transfers from Arenal to Manuel Antonio
  • Shared tour of Manuel Antonio National Park (max 50 guests)
  • Breakfast daily (excluding day 1)

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Travel insurance
  • International airfare & airfare taxes
  • Meals and beverages not listed as included
  • Entrance fees not listed as included
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Visa fees, if applicable

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please inquire.

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18 Oct 2021
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