Costa Rican Luxury Adventure
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Number of nights: 14
This package is the perfect opportunity to take an extended holiday – out of the ordinary! You’ll do things you never dreamed of, experiencing the adrenaline-fueled thrills that make Costa Rica the adventure capital of Central America.
After arriving San José, you’ll get your blood pumping while white water rafting to your first hotel, Pacuare Lodge, which is deep in the jungle. Experience the unique quiet of rooms without electricity, and listen to the sounds of nature just outside your room.
Next, you’ll make your way to the Arenal area, famous for its towering volcano. You’ll be staying at the lovely Arenal Springs. Arenal is pure excitement, and you won’t miss a bit of it with a rappelling tour down canyons and waterfalls, a hike around the volcano, and an adventure on ATVs.
On to the world-famous Monteverde. You’ll arrive via boat transfer – definitely something to talk at dinner at your hotel, the Belmar. The area is known for its cloud forest, and you’ll experience in two different ways: first a hiking tour with a knowledgeable naturalist guide, and then as you whiz through the air on zip lines, a gondola, and hanging bridges.
After all that, you’ll be ready for some R&R! Get plenty of it at the beach, Coco Beach to be specific. You’ll spend four days at Villa Buena Onda, with stunning views, close access to nearby beaches, and remarkable service. Refreshed, you’ll head home after a private transfer to the Liberia international airport.
- Exclusive Airport ‘Meet and Greet’ service—we’ll greet you off the plane so going through customs is stress-free
- Private transfer to Hilton Garden Inn La Sabana with an English-speaking driver
- One night at Hilton Garden Inn La Sabana—including daily breakfast
- Transfer to Pacuare Lodge, including white water rafting
- Two nights lodging at Pacuare Lodge—including three meals daily
- Private transfer to Arenal Springs Resort with an English-speaking driver
- Four nights lodging at Arenal Springs Resort—including a daily breakfast buffet
- Arenal Volcano National Park hiking tour
- Adventure canyoneering tour
- ATV tour near Arenal
- Private transfer to Hotel Belmar with an English-speaking driver
- Three nights lodging at Hotel Belmar—including daily breakfast
- Sky tram, zip line, and hanging bridges tour in Monteverde
- Private transfer to Villa Buena Onda with an English-speaking driver
- Three nights lodging at Villa Buena Onda—including three meals daily **
- Private ground transfer back to the international airport in Liberia for your flight home
NOTE: This package requires flights that land in San José and leave from Liberia.
**For selected dates in 2017, get one night free at Villa Buena Onda if you stay a minimum of three nights! Ask our Travel Consultants for details and applicable dates.
*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.
Prices stated in GBP, EUR or CAD are calculated by exchange rate on xe.com and should be used as guidelines only; final price might vary at the time of booking. Discounts, special offers and others are expressed in US dollars unless indicated otherwise.
DAY BY DAY
Day One: Welcome to Costa Rica!
You will be met at the airport by our English-speaking team, who will help you through customs and take you to your hotel for the evening, the Hilton Garden Inn. Enjoy a well-deserved drink from the bar with the best views in the city.
Hilton Garden Inn La Sabana
Day Two: San José to Pacuare & White Water Rafting
Start your adventure off right with your first transfer. You’ll head down class III-IV rapids, white water rafting your way! Arrive at Pacuare Lodge, an oasis in the middle of the jungle.
Day Three: Time at Pacuare Lodge
Wake up early to hear the sounds of the forest just outside your window, or greet the day on your open-air terrace. Spend the day at Pacuare, either with an included activity or one of the many additional tours on-site.
Day Four: Pacuare to Arenal
Leave your jungle paradise for a different kind of dream vacation: hot springs and majestic volcano views! You’ll be picked up after leaving the Pacuare area, with your private driver taking you to the Arenal Springs Resort. Soak in the luxury after your two days in the bush.
Arenal Springs Resort
Day Five: Hike in Arenal National Park
In addition to views of the volcano, search for wildlife such as howler monkeys, white-faced monkeys, and snakes, and birds like parrots, orioles, and brown magpies.
Arenal Springs Resort
Day Six: Canyoneering Tour
Next up, what you came to Costa Rica for: adventure! You’ll be canyoneering down waterfalls and rivers, making memories that will last forever. Challenging, thrilling, and unique, this is one tour that you will want to write home about.
Arenal Springs Resort
Day Seven: ATV Adventure near Arenal
Now you have the chance to truly explore the area, on the back of a roaring ATV. Head down rocky trails with amazing views, then back along the Arenal River where you can take a well-needed dip in the cool waters.
Arenal Springs Resort
Day Eight: Arenal to Monteverde with Boat Ride
Leave your time in Arenal behind, but not without one last adventure. Your private transfer to the Monteverde area sees you crossing Lake Arenal in a boat, then heading through the winding roads that lead to one of Costa Rica’s most iconic ecotourism meccas. Arrive at the lovely Hotel Belmar for a relaxing stay.
Day Nine: Cloud Forest Tour with Guide
This is the green, vibrant Costa Rica of your dreams! And in this half-day tour of the cloud forest, you’ll get acquainted personally with its delicacy and beauty. You’ll be amazed at what your naturalist guide can show you, be it a tiny orchid, a flitting bird, or a camouflaged insect.
Day Nine: Sky Tram, Zip Lining, and Hanging Bridges
The excitement continues in Monteverde, as well. You’ll be flying through the forest before you know it, first in a gondola, and then zip lining. And don’t forget the hanging bridges, perfect for seeing the cloud forest and its wildlife up close.
Day Ten Monteverde to Coco Beach
Today’s private transfer means an end to cool mountain air and the beginning of the warm sun of the Pacific Ocean. Arrive at Villa Buena Onda in time to cool off in the pool after a scenic drive.
Villa Buena Onda
Days Eleven to Thirteen: Relax at Villa Buena Onda and Coco Beach
End your adrenaline-filled holiday with your stay at Villa Buena Onda. Check out the pool, indulge in a spa treatment, use the included club services at nearby Coco Bay, or ask the staff to help you organize a tour in the area.
Villa Buena Onda
Day Fourteen: Head Home
A private transfer takes you to the Liberia international airport in order to catch your flight home.
This package includes these hotels:
This hotel offers impressive views of the Central Valley, a modern business center, and many amenities. It's conveniently located in central San José.« View Hotel »
The Pacuare Jungle Lodge is a unique, adventurous property in the secluded jungle. Great for those looking for luxurious, enriching nature experience.« View Hotel »
On-site private hot springs and great volcano views—this rustic resort is a fantastic option for couples, families, and groups.« View Hotel »
Family-owned, boutique eco-hotel, offering nine acres of pristine cloud forest with serene nature trails.« View Hotel »
Villa Buena Onda is the best hotel in Costa Rica for service. It is one of the finest inclusive, adult-only hotels. Ask about special offers.« View Hotel »
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