Costa Rica Highlights
This itinerary is designed to explore the top destinations in Costa Rica, without excessive travel time. You will explore both famous Costa Rica mountains and one of the most popular beaches, Manuel Antonio.
Travel Package Details
- 9 days, 8 nights at top destinations
- 2 nights in San José @ the Grano de Oro
- 1-day Pacuare River Rafting adventure (includes transportation to and from hotel above, breakfast
buffet, lunch, bilingual guide, and all the equipment)
- 2 nights in Arenal @ Tabacón Resort (breakfast buffet and unlimited access to hot springs)
- 2 nights in Monteverde @ Hotel Sapo Dorado (with Sunset Terrace room)
- 2 nights in Manuel Antonio @ Hotel Si Como No (includes breakfast)
- 9 day rental of a Toyota RAV4
including mandatory insurance & unlimited mileage
change hotels in Arenal | Manuel
Antonio | Monteverde | San
change adventures in Arenal | Manuel
Antonio | Monteverde | San José
This vacation package runs all year. Call for more details.
You first few days in Costa Rica is in San José at the Grano de Oro, a 35 room hotel, a secluded hotel in the heart of the capital city, San José. The
hotel exudes the charm and character of a stately mansion with the comforts and amenities of a fine hotel. It has a secluded terrace garden with large jacuzzis and courtyards filled with fountains
and tropical flowers. Delicious meals and desserts are served in the dining room, adjacent sunroom and tropical patio.
This hotel is a great location for exploring the cultural diversity of Costa Rica! Located close to shops, museums, and restaurants, you'll have time to explore the friendly environment of Costa
Rica's capital city.
Then it's off to the Pacuare River Rafting Adventure for some intense white-water rafting! After an early morning pickup from your San José
hotel, you will drive by private, comfortable bus to our Operations Center for a delicious, typical Costa Rican breakfast. Once at the river at our private put-in, you'll raft 16 miles deep in
the heart of densely vegetated gorges, past gushing waterfalls, serene pools and pounding rapids, in one of Costa Rica's most impressive primary rainforests. The Pacuare River is one
of the top five rafting rivers in the world for its scenery and rapids.
On the return drive to San José, you'll enjoy remarkable views of Braulio Carrillo National Park and Irazú Volcano.
day 3 you grab your bags and drive off to the luxurious Tabacón Resort and Hot Springs, located within view of the famous Arenal Volcano,
and a mere 200 meters from the hot springs. The resort includes only 42 luxury suites, hot mineral springs, 5 hectares (12 acres) of botanical gardens, restaurant, bar and complete spa services including
massages, facials, and more. Relax! You deserve it!
Stay includes breakfast buffet and unlimited access to hot springs.
Feeling a touch adventurous? Between this destination and the next:
take the 2 Mountains Horseback
Ride between Arenal and Monteverde! >
Then journey to the other famous mountain in Costa Rica, Monteverde.
You'll be staying at Hotel Sapo Dorado (with Sunset Terrace room). With only 20 mountain suites in the entire hotel, and just minutes away from the Monteverde
Cloud Forest, this is a great spot for doing some nature walking and exploring. The cloud forest is a unique ecosystem (or ecosystems) found no where
else in the world.
All suites have two double beds, private bath and balcony with ocean or mountain views. On site amenities include an unbelievable restaurant specializing in natural, original recipes that include
national as well as international cuisine.
Time to hit the beach! Costa Rica is known for it's pristine beaches and wonderful weather, and on your last 2-day leg you will be spending your time on one of Costa Rica's most beautiful beaches,
Manuel Antonio. Your stay will be at the Si Como No, a luxury resort located on top of the hill in Manuel Antonio, offering incredible jungle/ocean views.
Only 5 minutes from the
beautiful Manuel Antonio beach and national park, this hotel is in the ideal location for enjoying the sunny beaches and warm waters of Costa Rica. On site amenities include 2 internationally
known restaurants, a pool with swim up bar. With only 58 rooms, the hotel is located on ten separate terraces located on ten acres of protected tropical forest. Each room has well-appointed bathrooms,
fully stocked mini-bars, most with private balconies, direct dial telephones, and energy efficient air conditioning.
Want to try an adventure tour that is completely unique?
Try the Kayak Damas Island by Night >
Return to San José, do some shopping, and return home with some unforgettable memories!
$1337 per person
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Remember: we can customize any of our standard Costa Rica Vacation Packages!