Costa Rica Coast to Coast

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Duration: 9 days

Guests: This package has a maximum capacity of 18 people

Prepare yourself for a great Costa Rican adventure. Visit the best of the country as you travel from coast to coast, experiencing wildlife, nature, beaches, and more.

On this trip, you visit the coffee plantations in San José, our capital, as well as Tortuguero on the Caribbean Coast, where you can experience a unique ecosystem. Enjoy bird watching in the rainforest in La Fortuna, where you will find the majestic Arenal Volcano.

Visit the amazing Gold Coast, as we warmly call Guanacaste, where the sun, good waves, great ocean temperatures, and wide choice of restaurants make for an unforgettable experience. And, of course, stay at a beachfront hotel in the surfing town of Tamarindo, where we bid you farewell after your Costa Rican adventure.

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  • Day 1 – Arrive at Juan Santamaria International Airport Alajuela. We have staff and transportation ready to take you to the Hotel Bougainvillea and Gardens outside of Alajuela. The afternoon is yours to spend at your leisure. This beautiful hotel offers 10 acres of amazing gardens for walking, a pool, a tennis court, and a gym. At 7 p.m. we invite you to dinner and give you an introduction to your adventure. Dinner included

    Day 2 – We leave the hotel at 8 a.m. to enjoy Doka’s Coffee Tour and a visit to a butterfly garden and Bonsai garden. Then, we drive about 30 minutes to visit a rural dairy farm with a cheese factory and enjoy a delicious typical lunch. Next, we visit the Famous waterfall La Paz near the Poas Volcano. We head back to the Bougainvillea Hotel by 5 p.m., and you can spend the night at your leisure. Breakfast, lunch, coffee and garden tour, and rural dairy farm and cheese factory are included.

    Day 3 – We leave the hotel at 7:30 a.m. to visit the Gold Museum in San José. At noon, you experience the flight of your life as you fly over the Volcanic Cordillera Central Valley toward Tortuguero on the Caribbean coast. This flight takes 30 minutes. Check in to the beautiful Hotel Mawamba. After lunch, we take you for a visit to the town of Tortuguero. Spend the night at your leisure. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, city tour and Gold Museum in San José, city tour in Tortuguero, and airfare are included.

    Day 4 – The morning begins at 9 a.m. with a guided tour of the beautiful trails of the Mawamba property. A great lunch awaits you after the tour. In the afternoon, enjoy a boat ride on the Canales de Tortuguero. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, and boat tour are included.

    Day 5 –At 12:30 p.m., we take a flight to Arenal. Check in at Volcano Lodge & Hot Springs. Spend your afternoon at your leisure at the hot springs. The night is yours to spend however you like. Breakfast, hot springs, and airfare are included.

    Kayak tour optional from 6 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., $35 per person.

    Day 6 – Activities to choose from: (One activity is included. Breakfast included.)

    • Hiking suspension bridges, 3 hours
    • Canopy zip line, 3 hours
    • Whitewater rafting, 7 hours * Lunch included *
    • Hike and swim in La Fortuna Waterfall, 3 hours

    Day 7 – Enjoy early morning bird watching in Arenal. By 10 a.m., we start driving to Tamarindo Guanacaste. Check in to Hotel Tamarindo Diría by 2 p.m. The afternoon is free for you to spend as you like. Breakfast, bird watching, and transport are included.

    Day 8 – The morning is free. In the afternoon, enjoy the 1:30 p.m. Sunset Catamaran farewell. There is an open bar, snorkeling, and lunch included.

    Day 9 – Transfer out to Liberia Airport. Breakfast included.

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  • Chevron down Hotel & Activities Included
  • 1 – Hotel stays included for eight nights. You will spend two nights at each hotel.

    • Hotel Bougainvillea in Alajuela
    • Hotel Mawamba in Tortuguero
    • Hotel Volcano Lodge in Arenal
    • Hotel Tamarindo Diría in Tamarindo Surf Town.

    2 – Eight breakfasts, four lunches, and three dinners included

    3 – Two local flights included

    4 – Coffee tour, butterfly garden and Bonsai Garden, rural dairy farm with a cheese factory, and a visit to the famous waterfall La Paz at Poas Volcano

    5 – City tour and Gold Museum in San José

    6 – City tour in Tortuguero

    7 – Boat tour in Tortuguero Canals

    8 – Hot springs in Arenal

    9 – In Arenal, one of these activities:

    • Hiking suspension bridges
    • Canopy zip line
    • Whitewater rafting * Lunch included *
    • Hike and swim in La Fortuna Waterfall

    10 – Birdwatching in Arenal

    11 – Sunset Catamaran – Lunch and all drinks included

    12 – All ground transportation is included

    Notice: You must arrive in Juan Santamaria Airport in Alajuela and leave from Liberia Airport. International airfare not included.

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  • Payment and Cancellation Policies

    1. The package must be booked and paid in full two months before the trip.
    2. Cancellation within six weeks — 100% refund.
    3. Cancellation within four weeks — 50% refund.
    4. Cancellation within 29 days — no refund.