Ultimate Two-week Costa Rica Holiday
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Number of nights: 14
This is the ultimate two-week holiday in Costa Rica for those looking to explore two of the country’s most-visited destinations. You will not only visit Manuel Antonio and Arenal, but discover a more remote region, the Osa Peninsula.
Arenal: Adventure Paradise
After spending the night in San Jose, you will officially start your trip in Arenal, also known as the adventure capital of Costa Rica. You will be staying at the luxurious Arenal Nayara Hotel & Gardens, voted one of the best hotels in the world.
The excitement begins on your first tour. You’ll explore hanging bridges and over 2 miles of zip lines– high above the lush, green canopy. Spend your final day taking a tour of the Arenal Volcano aboard an ATV.
Manuel Antonio: Relax by the Beach
Next up is the incredibly popular Manuel Antonio. You will spend the next 5 days in your own private tropical villa at the Buena Vista Villas. You’ll go on a guided tour of the stunning Manuel Antonio National Park and enjoy some rare wildlife. At this park, you can also take a swim at the exclusive, untouched beaches and explore what the area has to offer.
Osa Peninsula: Untouched Natural Beauty
Your final destination will take you to the remote Osa Peninsula. You will spend four nights at Lapa Rios, one of the country’s premier ecolodges, where you can explore over 1,000 acres of private rainforest and beach. Take the time to go on one of the hotel’s complimentary guided tours. These range from starfish walks along to beach to descending deep into the resort’s pristine rainforest.
End your grand tour of Costa Rica with a night at one of the Central Valley’s most stunning hotels, the Finca Rosa Blanca Coffee Plantation Resort. Located just 20 minutes from the San Jose Airport, this hotel is the perfect spot to relax after all of the adventure.
After your ultimate two-week holiday in Costa Rica, it’s time to head home.
Our Ultimate Two-week Costa Rica Holiday Includes:
- Exclusive Airport ‘Meet and Greet’ service—we’ll greet you off the plane to make it easy to go through customs
- Private transfer to the Grano de Oro Hotel with an English-speaking driver
- One-night lodging at the Grano de Oro Hotel– including a daily breakfast
- Adventure connection transfer to Arenal Nayara Hotel & Gardens with an English-speaking driver
- Three nights lodging at Arenal Nayara Hotel & Gardens– including a daily breakfast
- Sky Tram, Sky Trek and Sky Walk Tour in Arenal
- ATV tour
- Private transfer to Buena Vista Villas with an English-speaking driver
- Five nights lodging at Buena Vista Villas
- Manuel Antonio National Park tour with an English-speaking guide
- Damas Island Estuary boat trip
- Private ground transfer to Lapa Rios with an English-speaking driver
- Four nights lodging at Lapa Rios– including 3 meals daily
- Domestic flight from Puerto Jimenez to SJO Airport
- Private ground transfer to Finca Rosa Blanca Coffee Plantation Resort with an English-speaking driver
- One night lodging at Finca Rosa Blanca Coffee Plantation Resort– including a daily breakfast
*Prices reflect the least expensive rates during low season 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 Your Ultimate Two-week Costa Rica Holiday!
Your ultimate two-week Costa Rica holiday starts as soon as you land. A member of our team will meet you off the plane and guide you through customs. Afterwards, your private transfer will be waiting to take you to the Grano de Oro Hotel. Enjoy dinner at the hotel’s restaurant, which is easily one of the best in the country.
Grano de Oro Hotel
Day Two: Central Valley to Arenal
The adventure begins as soon as you hop in your transfer to Arenal. Along the way, you’ll get to experience some of the country’s highlights: a tour of the Doka Estate coffee plantation, a walk through some of the Poas Volcano National Park’s trails and a tour of the stunning La Paz Waterfall Gardens. You will get to see some of Costa Rica’s most famous wildlife and enjoy lunch in the gardens before heading to the Nayara Hotel & Gardens in Arenal.
Arenal Nayara Hotel & Gardens
Day Three: Sky Tram, Zip Lining, and Hanging Bridges
Get ready for a day full of exciting activities! You’ll begin by crossing Costa Rica’s famous hanging bridges to get a close-up look at the incredibly complex rainforest ecosystem.
Then, you’ll board a gondola and go for a short ride high above the trees. Don’t miss the incredible views of the beautiful mountainous region. At the top you’ll reach the first of eight zip lines, where you’ll spend the next hour riding down over 2 miles of cables!
Arenal Nayara Hotel & Gardens
Day Four: ATV Tour
Another great way to check out Arenal’s stunning landscape is to cruise across it on an ATV. Your guide will take you down rocky trails that are sure to get your adrenaline pumping. This is followed by a stop at a scenic lookout point and a calmer ride back through a quaint town. You’ll end the tour with a traditional lunch.
Arenal Nayara Hotel & Gardens/
Day Five: Arenal to Manuel Antonio
It’s time for the beach! A private transfer will take you from Arenal to your next stop at the Buena Vista Villas, located in one of Costa Rica’s most famous beaches, Manuel Antonio. Check in to your private villa and enjoy the views of the rainforest and coastline.
Buena Vista Villas
Day Six: Manuel Antonio National Park Tour
Take a guided tour of the Manuel Antonio National Park, where your English-speaking naturalist will point out everything, from the famous white-faced monkey to brilliantly colored birds. After a tranquil walk through the park, you will spend the rest of the day sunbathing at some the region’s most exclusive, untouched beaches.
Buena Vista Villas
Day Seven: Free Day
Spend the day relaxing on Buena Vista Villas’ incredible property. With 3 different swimming pools, a spa, nature trails and an exclusive private cove all on-site, there is plenty to explore.
Buena Vista Villas
Day Eight: Damas Island Estuary Boat Trip
Damas Island boasts one of Costa Rica’s most unique landscapes: the mangrove estuary. You will guide through the waters aboard a kayak to closely observe the mangrove trees that surround this beautiful island. Make sure you keep your eye out for rare bird species, white-faced monkeys, anteaters and reptiles.
Buena Vista Villas
Day Nine: Free Day
Take one more day to check out all that Manuel Antonio has to offer. Hit the beach, the pool or even add in another tour! There is still lots to explore.
Buena Vista Villas
Day Ten: Manuel Antonio to Osa Peninsula
You’ll head to one of Costa Rica’s most untouched, isolated regions: the Osa Peninsula. A private ground transfer will take you to Puerto Jimenez, where a representative from Lapa Rios Ecolodge will be waiting to whisk you away to their amazing property. After checking into your thatched-roof bungalow, go for dinner at the delicious Brisa Azul Restaurant.
Day Eleven-Thirteen: Explore the Osa Peninsula
Included in your stay at Lapa Rios is a selection of their on-site guided tours. The resort is built on over 1,000 acres of private reserve in Central America’s largest remaining Pacific lowland tropical Rainforest, so there is lots to discover.
Spend the next three days checking out some of the best attractions that the Osa Peninsula has to offer. Go on a starfish walk along the beach; hike through pristine, untouched waterfalls or search for rare birds during one of Costa Rica’s incredible sunsets.
Day Fourteen: Osa Peninsula to San Jose
Time to head back to the bustling metropolis of San Jose. You’ll take a short flight from the Puerto Jimenez airstrip to the SJO airport. Your private transfer will be waiting to take you to one last breathtaking destination. Spend your final night in Costa Rica at the Finca Rosa Blanca Coffee Plantation Resort. Go for dinner at the Inn’s El Tigre Vestido Restaurant, where you will try traditional Costa Rican cuisine with an innovative twist. It’s the perfect place to relax after your whirlwind two-week holiday.
Finca Rosa Blanca Coffee Plantation Resort
Day Fifteen: Head Home
Head home in your private transfer, which will take you to the SJO international airport.
Ultimate Two-week Costa Rica Holiday includes staying at:
Grano de Oro Hotel is a surprising oasis in downtown San Jose downtown, offering boutique-style services, luxury accommodations, and one of the finest restaurants in the country.« View Hotel »
This ultra-exclusive boutique hotel has all the personalized services and amenities of a 5-star resort. Perfect for couples wanting privacy.« View Hotel »
Buena Vista Villas is the best hotel in Costa Rica for groups. Discover the ultimate in luxury nestled in Costa Rica's lush rainforest.« 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 »
Experience a taste of Costa Rica—either literally—in a coffee cup or on a dining plate, or figuratively—the lush life of its tropical surroundings. This boutique hotel is a perfect getaway for travel connoisseurs!« View Hotel »
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