|Purpose:||Romance, Ecology, Relaxation|
|No. of days:||9 days - 8 nights|
|First & Last Cities:||San Jose|
|Other cities:||Arenal Volcano, Monteverde, Central Pacific Coast|
Your Tour includes:
Price does not include:
Hotels in your Tour:
|Location||Hotel Name||Category||Room Type||Tripadvisor|
|San José||Presidente||First Class||Suite||4|
|Arenal Volcano||Arenal Nayara||Boutique||Deluxe||5|
|Central Pacific C.||Villa Caletas||Boutique||Villa||4.5|
Hotels will be confirmed at time of booking
Create life long memories on this romantic 8-night Costa Rican getaway, with the perfect combination of adventure, relaxation, natural attractions and stunning landscapes – and enough free time to enjoy it all!
Day 1: San Jose
Welcome to Costa Rica! Upon arrival in San Jose you will be met, assisted and transferred to your hotel.
Day 2: San Jose, Arenal Volcano
Today at mid-morning, your journey begins with a transfer to the northern lowlands of Costa Rica, where the major attraction is the world-famous Arenal Volcano. En route, visit the charming town of Sarchí, famous for its local handcrafts, and the ideal spot to shop for authentic souvenirs and gifts. As you continue on, you’ll witness diverse agricultural plantations, ornamental plants and cattle ranches, before arriving in La Fortuna village, where you will enjoy a typical lunch. This afternoon, relax at the world-famous Tabacón Hot Springs. These natural hot springs feature a hot river that flows through a series of pools. Tabacón is in a unique location surrounded by natural jewels. After the dinner at Tabacón you will be transferred to your hotel where you will spend the next 2 nights. [B/L/D]
Day 3: Arenal Volcano
Today you have the entire day to explore the region at your pace. We recommend a visit to Arenal Volcano National Park. The park protects an active volcano with constant moderate explosions accompanied by roar, gases and ash emissions that raise high in the air. Or you can choose other activities offered here, such as a tour to the Venado Caves, La Fortuna Waterfall, river floating at Penas Blancas River, nature walks, hot springs, zip-lines, canyoning, rafting, hiking and horseback riding. [B/L/D]
Day 4: Arenal Volcano, Monteverde Cloud Forest
This morning depart from Arenal Volcano to the Monteverde Cloud Forest. Traveling by boat across Arenal Lake: the largest and the most important in Costa Rica. Then, a comfortable car ride will take you through the Tilarán Mountain Range. The final portion of your journey is on gravel roads, giving you more time to enjoy the beautiful mountain scenery. Arrive at the hotel and check in.This evening you will enjoy a special night tour, during which you will discover the wonders of the tropical cloud forest. Most of the local wildlife species are active at night, so you’ll get a very unique, first-hand perspective of forest life. [B]
Day 5: Monteverde Cloud Forest
Today you have a full day at leisure to enjoy the optional sights and activities in the area. We suggest a visit to the nearby town of Santa Elena, with its beautiful orchid garden, frog pond, butterfly gardens and art galleries. If you prefer you can goo horseback riding, birdwatching, or take a canopy/zip-line tour. [B]
Day 6: Monteverde Cloud Forest, Central Pacific Coast
At mid-morning, transfer to the Central Pacific Coast, a special place that offers a unique combination of mountain views of the lush tropical rainforest, with the emerald green ocean, complemented by some of the most breathtaking sunsets in Costa Rica. [B]
Day 7: Central Pacific
Day at leisure. Relax in one of the great beaches, or enjoy one of the incredible adventures available in the area. [B]
Day 8: Central Pacific
Day at leisure. Pamper yourself at your beautiful resort. Located at a hilltop, the sunsets here will take your breath away. Take time to enjoy the private beach, magnificent mountaintop infinity pool, pampering spa, and the fitness center. Being actively involved in sustainable tourism, your hotel has created a special nature trail to expose guests to the ecological wonders that surround the resort. Here you may encounter white-face monkeys, toucans and other native species as you walk through the trails. [B]
Day 9: Central Pacific, San Jose, USA
Transfer to the airport to board your flight home. Your romantic adventure comes to an end today, but the memories will live on!
[B] = Breakfast | [B/L/D] = Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
|January - December 6||$2,245|
Prices are per person and are subject to change without notice.
Rates are valid through December 2018 and do not apply for special periods, national holidays and big events including Christmas and New Year’s (December 23, 2018 through January 1, 2019). Other blackout dates may apply.
Tour Code: CR14SJO18ST