Eco-friendly Costa Rica
Enjoy this Slice of Paradise while Keeping it Green!
Number of nights: 8
Get up close with nature in this eco-friendly vacation package. This trip will give you a real Costa Rican adventure while choosing responsible partners that respect what makes this country so special—the environment.
From cloud forests to pristine beaches, you’ll visit some hot spots and some off the beaten path locations. At each stop on your trip you’ll enjoy hiking, see waterfalls and rivers, and disconnect from the rutine.
Each hotel practices sustainabiliy in part by offering local and onsite tours that support the local economy and using locally grown ingredients in their restaurants. Eco-friendly doesn’t mean you have to give up style, though. You’ll get a real feel for each location with climate appropriate accomodations that help feature your surroundings while offering you great amenities and comfort.
This is a guilt-fee, green adventure you will never forget!
- Airport Meet and Greet—enjoy a stress-free arrival as we meet you at the gate
- Private transfer to El Silencio Lodge & Spa with an English speaking driver
- 2 nights lodging at El Silencio—at a discounted rate!
- A daily a la carte breakfast at El Silencio
- Complimentary guided hiking adventure tour
- Private transfer to Arenas del Mar Beach & Nature Resort with an English speaking driver
- 3 nights lodging at Arenas del Mar—including a daily a la carte breakfast
- Guided tour of Manuel Antonio National Park
- Santa Juana Cultural Experience tour
- Private transfer and domestic flight to Lapa Rios
- 3 nights lodging at Lapa Rios Eco Resort—including all meals
- Choose from a list of onsite complimentary tours at Lapa Rios
- Domestic flight back to San Jose for your flight home
Special Offer: Stay at El Silencio Lodge & Spa at a discounted rate!
*Availability and discount are strictly limited, inquire for more details.
*Prices reflect our best approximation of low and high season rates and are subject to change at any time. You will receive a 100% accurate price when you inquire with us. The rates listed here, are per person, double occupancy accommodation and include taxes, domestic transport, tours and hotels as described, unless otherwise indicated. Price does NOT include international airfare or optional travel insurance or any other services not expressly mentioned.
DAY BY DAY
Day 1—Arrive to San José where one of our representatives will meet you and show you to your private transfer. You’ll enjoy the peaceful mountain views surrounding El Silencio Lodge in less than two hours after landing on the San Jose airstrip.
Day 2 —Get to know the cloud forest on a complimentary guided hike that follows a pristine creek through a series of waterfalls. In the afternoon opt for another local or onsite tour or further explore the emense property. If you prefer to stay in and enjoy your spacious suite, try out the private outdoor whirlpool or just enjoy some hot chocolate while taking in the view from your private deck.
Day 3—Take a private transfer from El Silencio to Manuel Antonio where you will be staying at one of the few beachfront hotels in the area, Arenas del Mar Beach & Nature Resort. Here you can endulge your tastebuds at two onsite restaurants—one overlooking the coastline and one beachfront—which always feature the freshest local ingredients. Enjoy the tours offered like bird watching and tortilla making.
Day 4—Venture into Manuel Antonio National Park on a guided tour. Keep you eyes opened for the abundance of flora and fauna found here and listen to your informative guide explain about the area. After the tour stay at one of the pristine beaches inside the park to enjoy the sun, sand and waves. Try to make it back for Happy Hour at the hotel and to watch the sun set over the Pacific.
Day 5—Today you’ll experience something special. Head inland to the small, rural town of Santa Juana where you will enjoy local culture and hospitality while you help preserve rural heritage and natural resources. Go horseback riding, see oxen in a sugar mill and go on a hike to a waterfall where you can swim in the cool water. Finish a great day with a delicious typical lunch as you look out over the hills and out to the coast.
Day 6—Take a short domestic flight and transfer from from Manuel Antonio to Puerto Jimenez. From there you’ll transfer to the remote and picturesque Lapa Rios Eco Resort. Located in the bio-diversity capital of Costa Rica, here you will have plenty of opportunities for wildlife spotting and an unfiltered stay in the jungle.
Day 7—Select one of the onsite nature tours offered by Lapa Rios. Choose from many interesting options such as the Early and Sunset Birds tour, the Wild Waterfall tour, the Matapalo Tour and Night Walk…to name just a few off the list.
Day 8—Enjoy another free day to choose a complimentary tour. Learn about the natural medicine you can find in the rainforest or opt for a walking tour of one of the many trails around the property.
Day 9—Take a domestic flight back to San Jose to catch your flight back home.
This package includes these hotels:
Tucked into Costa Rica’s tropical cloud forests, El Silencio Lodge is a secluded eco-luxury sanctuary.« View Hotel »
Arenas del Mar is the best beachfront hotel and an ideal choice for anyone looking for understated luxury while being eco-conscious.« View Hotel »
The best hotel for nature and wildlife is situated in the bio-diversity hotspot of Costa Rica's Osa peninsula. Lapa Rios is a meal inclusive hotel!« View Hotel »
This package includes these tours:
This guided tour takes you to the heart of paradise as you see sloths, monkeys and much more. Ask your guide about the exotic flowers and plants that surround the paths.« View Tour »
An authentic Costa Rican experience includes a visit to a revived rural community, horseback riding and a hike through the rainforest!« View Tour »
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