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Romance in Costa Rica

Romance in Costa Rica

Purpose: Romance, Ecology, Relaxation
No. of days: 9 days - 8 nights
First & Last Cities: San Jose
Other cities: Arenal Volcano, Monteverde, Central Pacific Coast
Starting cost: $2,065
 
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!
  • Experience the Arenal Volcano, one of the world's most active, known for its constant eruptions
  • Relax in the therapeutic waters of the Tabacon Hot Springs, 
  • Enjoy enchanting and unforgettable days at the Gulf of Papagayo.
 
Day 1: San Jose
Welcome to Costa Rica! Upon arrival in San Jose you will be transferred to your hotel. At night, savor a gourmet dinner prepared with local fresh ingredients will set the ideal atmosphere to enjoy your romantic trip. [D]
 
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, Guanacaste
This morning, depart from Arenal Volcano to Guanacaste province, specifically to the Gulf of Papagayo, which is located in the north pacific coast of Costa Rica. This journey is accompanied by incredible views of the Arenal Lake and quaint rural villages until you reach the Pan-American Highway, where you can notice the change between the tropical rain forest and tropical dry forest that characterizes the entire Guanacaste province. Finally, upon reaching the coast you will enjoy 03 nights at the selected boutique hotel characterized by personalized service. You will find an atmosphere of peace and quiet. Thanks to the perfect combination of lush trees and luxurious suites located at just a few steps from the beach, elements that combined make up an unforgettable romantic beach experience in Costa Rica. (B)
 
Day 5: & 6 Guanacaste
 Days at leisure for you to enjoy the hotel facilities and even consider on taking an optional tour in the area (not included). The region is known for its extensive nature reserves, which houses an incredible concentration of flora, fauna and natural beauties. Therefore, there are several attractions and many activities, which can be done from this area. Some suggestions are Rincón de la Vieja National Park, which holds an active volcano, thermal mud baths, and a variety of forests; or Palo Verde National Park, which is a bird-watchers and nature-lover’s paradise; there are also canopy tours, river rafting, horseback riding, hiking and much more! [B]
 
Day 7: Guanacaste, San Jose
Morning will be at your leisure to enjoy the sun and swimming at the sea. In the afternoon, fly back to San Jose. Arrival and transfer to the hotel. At night, flavor a farewell dinner at Ram Luna restaurant and lookout point, one of the most famous restaurants in San José. Besides, an incredible view of the Central Valley; this restaurant offers an unforgettable experience of the traditional Costa Rica cuisine. [B/D]
 
Day 8: 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]
 
[B] = Breakfast | [D] = Dinner | [B/D] = Breakfast and Dinner | [B/L/D] = Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


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Tour includes
  • Private transfers:
    • San Jose Int’l Airport to hotel in San Jose
    • San José to Arenal Volcano
    • Arenal Volcano to Gulf of Papagayo
    • Gulf of Papagayo to Liberia Int’l Airport
  • Economy class ticket Liberia/San Jose
  • 7 nights’ accommodation
    • San Jose – 2 nights
    • Arenal Volcano – 2 nights
    • Gulf of Papagayo – 3 nights
  • Meals
    • Daily breakfast
    • 1 lunch
    • 3 dinners
  • Tour of Arenal area including bilingual guide, lunch, Tabacón entrance fee and dinner
  • Crossing the Arenal Lake by boat
  • All hotel taxes
Not included in tour
  • Air transportation to/from Costa Rica
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals not specified in the program
  • Optional activities or tours
  • Tips to guides and/or drivers
  • Local and/or international phone calls
  • Personal and/or medical expenses
  • Airport departure tax

Hotels in your Tour

Location Hotel Name Room Type Tripadvisor Courtesy
Superior ourist
San José Holiday Inn Aurela Jr .Suite 4 Fruit Platter
Arenal Volcano Magic Mountain Jr. Suite 4 Cocktail & Fruit Basket
Papagayo Gulf Bosque del Mar Suite 4.5 Bottle of Sparkling Wine
Superior First Class
San José Grano de Oro Jr. Suite 4.5 Fruit Platter
Arenal Volcano Arenal Kioro Jr. Suite 4.5 Bottle of Wine
Papagayo Gulf El Mangroove Suite 4.5 Fruit Basket

Hotels will be confirmed at time of booking


Tour Pricing

Season From
Superior Tourist
January - April $2,065
May - December 10 $2,019
Superior First Class
January - April $2,979
May - December 10 $2,669
Rates are minimum per person sharing a room and may change without notice.
Rates may change depending on the date of travel
Prices for single room or for 3 passengers sharing a room are available on request
Valid through December 10th 2020. Not valid for Holidays and big Conventions.
Other blackout dates may apply.
 
Tour Code: CR14SJO20ST