The Best of Costa Rica
This itinerary is great for Costa Rica vacation travel first timers, giving you the opportunity to witness a variety
of destinations, and experience some of the best adventures
as well as visit national parks, beaches, rain forests
Travel Package Details
first few days in Costa Rica vacation travel is in San José at the Grano de Oro, a 35 room hotel, a true oasis 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 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!
Time to hit the beach! Costa Rica is known for it's pristine
beaches and wonderful weather, and on this 4-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.
your stay at Si Como No you'll take two fantastic adventure
tours. The first one is a spectacular Jungle Canopy tour,
where you soar through the treetops of the tropical rainforest
canopy, and over the trails far below. It's completely safe,
and expert guides assist and educate you on the various layers
of virgin rain forests. You've never seen nature from this
perspective! This is a tour that you will never forget.
Next, strap on your walking shoes and tour Manuel Antonio National Park. Once again, an expert guide will take you on
an unforgettable journey through one of the country's most
beautiful national parks. You and your guide will discover
nature together, seeking out a vast variety of flora and fauna
found no where else in the world.
These two tours can be taken anytime during your relaxing
stay at the Si Como No.
Your last day is spent riding in an air-conditioned van back
to San José. Take in the scenery, and talk about your adventures!
Spend a few last hours shopping and relaxing in this charming
capital city. Then board the plane back to home, relaxed,
invigorated, with plenty of memories!
$1395 USD per person.
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Remember: we can customize any of our standard Costa Rica Vacation Packages!