Overview

Costa Rica is a country located in Central America that is ranked as one of the most visited international destinations. One of Costa Rica’s main sources of income is tourism. Costa Rica is a democratic and peaceful country and it has not had an army since the year 1949.

Although the country is small and it covers only 0.03 percent of the surface of the globe, it proudly shelters 5 percent of the existing biodiversity in the entire world. Twenty six percent of the country is composed of conservation and natural protected territory.

What’s included

• Arrival and departure departures
• Meet and greet upon arrival
• 2 nights in San Jose at Villas Tournon or similar
• 2 nights in Tortuguero at Laguna Lodge or similar
• 2 nights in Arenal at Montechiari Hotel or similar
• 2 nights in Guanacaste at Coco Beach Hotel or similar
• Daily breakfast
• Walking tour of Tortuguero
• Boat tour of Tortuguero Canals
• Entrance fee to Tortuguero National Park
• Entrance fee to Turtle Museum
• All transfers throughout itinerary

Details

Duration: 9 days & 8 nights

Travel Style: Guaranteed Departures

Minimum Passengers: 2
Based on double occupancy

Type of Service: Shared
Small group experience | All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Full itinerary
Please Note

While it is our intention to adhere to the route described, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable, to make alterations. On Day 1 of the tour you will be advised of any amendments.

Accommodations

Below is an example of the hotel we may use in this city. For the actual hotel your specific departure will be using, please check your voucher.

DAY 1 | (ARRIVAL) San Jose

Welcome to Costa Rica! Upon arrival at Juan Santamaría International Airport, our representative will be at the airport to meet you and transfer to your hotel.

| Overnight in San Jose
DAY 2 | Tortugero

Have breakfast on your way to Tortugero. Enjoy a walking tour of Tortuguero where you can appreciate the daily life of the town.

| Overnight in Tortugero
|  Breakfast
DAY 3 | Tortugero

Begin your morning with breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy a tour where you will see the flora and fauna of Tortuguero.

| Overnight in Tortugero
|  Breakfast
DAY 4 | Arenal

Begin your morning with breakfast at the hotel. Afterwards, you will leave the hotel by boat and then take a bus to continue to Guapiles. After the lunch, you will be transferred to Arenal.

| Overnight in Tortugero
|  Breakfast
DAY 5 | Arenal

Begin your morning with breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy this day on your own. We suggest visiting the national park or an optional activity such as zip line, canoeing, and horseback riding to waterfall.

| Overnight in Arenal
|  Breakfast
DAY 6 | Guanacaste

Begin your morning with breakfast at the hotel. Head to North Pacific—an area of wonderful beaches, national parks, and all kind of activities.

| Overnight in Guanacaste
|  Breakfast
DAY 7 | Guanacaste

Begin your morning with breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy the sunny day doing with activities such as zip-lining, kayaking, snorkeling, or just relaxing at the pool.

| Overnight in Guanacaste
|  Breakfast
DAY 8 | San Jose

Begin your morning with breakfast at the hotel. The rest of the morning is at leisure to enjoy the beach and in the afternoon, you will be transferred back to San Jose. Overnight in San Jose.

| Overnight in San Jose
|  Breakfast
DAY 9 | (DEPART)

After breakfast, you’ll be transferred to the international airport for your flight home.

|  Breakfast
Departures
Hotels
Hotel Villa Tournon

This hotel is located next to the Costa Rican Center of Science and Culture, in San José. It offers a fitness center, hot tub and a charming garden with a pool.

The air-conditioned rooms at Hotel Villa Tournon feature carpeted floors and smart décor. Each one has cable TV, free Wi-Fi and a private bathroom.

Villa Tournon’s Roncón Azul Restaurant serves international food. There is also a bar where you can get a snack or a drink.

Simón Bolívar Zoo is 2,650 feet from Villa Tournon. You can drive to the National Theater and Gold Museum in 5 minutes.

Laguna Lodge

Offering a garden and year-round outdoor pool, Laguna Lodge is set in Tortuguero, 2,650 feet from the National Park. Free WiFi is available. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant.

All units include a seating area, private bathroom with a shower and towels. Bed linen are offered.

Laguna Lodge also includes a sun terrace and free shuttle service.

The area is popular for canoeing and hiking.

Montechiari Hotel

Offering spectacular views of the Arenal Volcano, Arenal Montechiari provides cottages in tropical gardens. A quarter mile from La Fortuna’s central park and church, it features an outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi in the front desk area.

The spacious, air-conditioned wooden cottages feature tile floors and cable TV. They have a work desk and a fridge. The private bathrooms include a shower and toiletries. Security is provided 24 hours a day.

Free on-site parking is available and guests can rent a car at the tour desk. The Arenal Volcano National Park is a 20-minute drive away.

Coco Beach Hotel

This hotel is located 1,000 feet from Coco Beach and just next to Sloppy Pelican Casino. It features a sun terrace with a palapa roof lounge and free Wi-Fi throughout.

The rooms at Coco Beach Hotel with tropical décor and wooden furniture offer air conditioning and garden views. The bathrooms include toiletries.

Activities such as canopy tours, jet skiing, sunset catamaran tours, diving, snorkeling and surfing can be arranged as well. Hiking to the Rincón de la Vieja and to Arenal Volcano National Parks are available as well.

Liberia Town Center is a 35-minute drive from the Coco Beach Hotel and the Daniel Oduber International Airport is 25 minutes’ drive away.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Useful info about our trips

  • UPGRADED HOTELS AVAILABLE (for an additional fee)

  • All tours and entrance fees are included

  • All taxes are included and NO HIDDEN FEES

  • International Airfare is not included, but we can book it for you at very competitive rates

  • Alterations

    A transfer fee may be assessed for alterations to packages, itineraries/tours and suggested arrival/departure dates

  • Price are based on double occupancy

    Prices are per person and based on double occupancy. All prices are expressed in US dollars. Prices for vacation packages are subject to change without notice.

  • All travel documents are the responsibility of the passenger.

  • Travel insurance is highly recommended.

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