Costa Rica2019-10-16T12:03:05+00:00

Immerse with nature at Costa Rica


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Filled with stunning sights, charming and quiet towns, breathtaking waterfalls Costa Rica is one among the most opted vacation by most.
The cuisine of Costa Rica is an absolute delight to ones taste buds.

You can go on a trek, shower in some waterfall, feel the pleasantness this place has to offer.
Costa Rica is a complete package for a perfect vacation.

Daily program

We will be picking you from the Juan Santamaria International airport and transfer to your Hotel in San Jose City.

We will be picking you from the Hotel and transferring you to Arenal.
This quiet town is a lot more than just a volcano. like the La Catarata de la Fortuna, a breathtakingly beautiful waterfall that falls from a dizzying height of 70 meters.

Another key attraction nearby are the Hot Springs in the area, where one can go to relax.
White water rafting, waterfall rappelling, hiking excursions, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, horseback riding, canopy adventures, wildlife viewing, are just some of the many activities that one can enjoy while you are here.

The Arenal Volcano hike experience transports guests to the northwest side of the volcano. It is possible to observe a great variety of plants, wildlife, magnificent lava rock formations, and the Arenal Lake just in time for sunset
During the hike, our experienced guides will provide interesting and educational information regarding the history of the majestic mountain and the Arenal Volcano National Park. Hiking is always amazing but tiring as well. We will relax at the mineral Tabacon Resort hot springs where you will enjoy a nice dinner.
The natural thermal and cold natural pools at Tabacon are unique in the Arenal Volcano region and unparalleled in the world.

Let’s go on a Sky Tram – visit the highest point of the Arenal reserve to get an amazing view of the rainforest.
What about some adrenaline rush?
Sky Trek starts with a tour in the Sky Tram to reach the top of the Arenal reserve, then begins a tour of adventure full of adrenaline above the treetops, which consists on a system of zip lines, that allows you to observe the rainforest and its landscape from a different perspective, safely in an innovative and different system..
We also have arranged a Sky Walk- a 3km trail – a combination of suspension bridges, balconies with amazing views, 2 waterfalls on this 3 hours guided tour. You will be amazed by the views.

We will arrange a private transfer for you. Originally a railroad junction on the old line from San José to Puerto Limón, Siquirres is a regional transport hub for bananas and other agricultural goods. This inland Caribbean town serves as an access point to the massive Tortuguero National Park, a few hours away by boat. White water rafting down the famous Pacuare River – ranked amongst the top 10 rivers in the world by National Geographic – is available from Siquirres, which lies due north of the wild river. So this will be our hub for 3 days and 2 nights from now.

You will be arriving by the river. Isn’t it exhilarating to battle the surging waves to reach somewhere beautiful?
the river passes through scenic canyons where crystal clear waterfalls plummet down into the rapidly coursing river below.
After lunch participates in an optional tour: your package includes 2 daily activities that you can choose from the following list: Canopy Adventure, Canyoning El Tesorito Creek, Cabecar Indian experience, Ancient Trail hike & hidden waterfalls, bird watching and rural experience. Or simply relax in your private bungalow or suite. After candlelight dinner visits our upstairs lounge for a cocktail or refreshment before retiring to a restful night’s sleep.

Pacuare wakes you up with the alarm of chirping birds and the river nearby. Picture yourself on one of the planet’s top whitewater rivers, oar in hand, a gaze of triumph and excitement on your face, as you enjoy mile after mile of Costa Rica’s most mesmerizing rainforest environment.
Your package includes 2 daily activities that you can choose from the following list: Canopy Adventure, Canyoning El Tesorito Creek, Cabecar Indian experience, Ancient Trail hike & hidden waterfalls, bird watching and rural experience.

In the morning you’ll awaken to the harmonious melody of the rushing river and the sweet songs of a myriad of tropical birds. After a delicious buffet breakfast, we’ll launch the rafts again for the final day of our river expedition.
Rafting the second portion of the river is even more thrilling as you experience a mixture of class III and class IV rapids, all the while surrounded by spectacular scenery. You may stop to explore side streams that lead to striking waterfalls and pools with a natural waterslide that tempts you to jump right in.
Welcome to Manuel Antonio, home to one of Costa Rica’s most popular national parks, beautiful beaches, and stunning sunsets. Playa Manuel Antonio is one of the most picturesque beaches in Costa Rica and has been rated as one of the top ten most beautiful beaches in the world! The beach is roughly a half mile long, a perfect white sand crescent, bordered by deep green mangroves and towering palms.

Your adventure aboard our sail ships begins as you sail down the scenic coast, past the beautiful beaches and islands of Manuel Antonio Park. As the boats glides quietly under sail you’ll probably see the dolphins that frequently swim in the boat’s bow wake. Occasional whales and giant sea turtles are a special thrill, and the ever present abundance of sea birds is enjoyed by even the most avid wildlife enthusiast.

Your professional crew will guide you through this aquatic paradise while attending to your safety and comfort. They will personally serve you plentiful portions of delicious food, in the tradition of the great cruise ships but with a homemade touch.

Take a leisurely stroll or an intense hike with a highly trained Costa Rican naturalist guide through the exotic, bio-diverse tropical rain forest preserved for more than 40 years, Manuel Antonio National Park.
The pace of this adventure is determined by your group’s abilities and interests, and the abundance of wildlife you want to stop and observe. Watch sloths and numerous species of monkeys travel through the tree canopy, hunt for nocturnal silky anteaters and several types of non-poisonous snakes resting in the tropical rainforest.
See how many different kinds of flora and fauna you can spot just in the span of a 2 ½ hour nature walk or hike.

We are sure you’ll carry along a lot of memories. With a heavy heart, we shall drop you off at Quepos Airport.

Local flight from Quepos to San Jose (Approx. 30 minutes)

Luggage Allowance regional flight: 1 piece with a maximum weight of 30 lbs. /14 kgs and up to 45 linear inches / 114 cm. (length + height + width). You are permitted to carry one piece with a maximum weight of 10 lbs/4.5 Kg. 20 linear inches/ 50 cm (length + height + width). Anything exceeding the free baggage allowance is considered as excess baggage and can only be transported by paying an additional fee for it.

Overweight and additional baggage is transported subject to available space on the plane. Additional charge applies per pound.

Important: We need passport information in order to reserve.

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Hotels

Xandari Resort, San Jose

Xandari Resort & Spa is a tropical paradise of 22 individually designed villas nestled on a 40-acre plantation overlooking the Central Valley. It is only 20 minutes from the San Jose International Airport. At an elevation of 3900 feet (1200 meters), Xandari enjoys a near–perfect temperature of around 70 degrees Fahrenheit (21 Degrees Celsius) all year.

Villas: Each spacious villa, surrounded by gardens, has a large view terrace for enjoying the sunset and lights of the valley at night, plus a walled-in terrace for privacy and solitude.

Spa: The spa village is set in a tropical garden and includes 5 private palm–roofed palapas with Jacuzzis and a picturesque view of the Central Valley. Enjoy a massage, mud wrap, facial, and various exotic body treatments with a distinctive Costa Rican flavor. Xandari Resort & Spa was named by World Travel Award as Costa Rica’s Leading Spa Resort.

Dining: The indoor/outdoor restaurant features a healthy continental and Costa Rican menu. Many of the fruits and vegetables are from the hotels own organic greenhouse, orchard, and gardens. Dine in intimate and elegant simplicity while enjoying a panoramic view of the Central Valley.

Swimming: Swim in one the two 60ft. long lap pools and sunbathe on the pool terraces.

Art: Original art is everywhere at Xandari: paintings, tapestries, mosaics, quilts, stained glass, and sculptures are to be found.

Gardens and Trails: Stroll through botanic gardens interspersed with sculpture. A wide range of plants can be identified. Hike over 4 kilometers of private scenic trails to intimate river vistas and dramatic waterfalls and visit the orchid house and greenhouse.

Environmental Program: Xandari is dedicated to a comprehensive program to diminish the environmental impact of the hotel operation and to return much of the land to its original natural beauty. You can participate am by planting a tree!

Architecture: Xandari has been named by Star Services as one of the nine outstanding hotels in the world for best authentic architecture. You will be staying at Prima Villas.

Prima
Approximately 500 sq. ft. (46.45 sq meters) in buildings of 2 or 4 villas, with either a king bed or two full beds. A round Jalapa with a dramatic high palm roof, a king bed, and a garden view.
A favorite of bird watchers.

Area : 46 sqm

Arenal Nayara Hotel & Gardens

It is a five star luxury boutique hotel that is widely recognized for providing premium luxury amenities and ultra-personalized service. Located in the outskirts of the amazing Arenal Volcano, Arenal Nayara is an oasis of tranquility, where guests can experience a profound and organic immersion with nature, while living in luxury at the same time. Surrounded by lush tropical rainforest, each one of the 50 spacious casitas (bungalows) provide an exclusive, ultra-luxurious retreat.
Each expansive casita (ranging from 855 to 1905 square feet) includes a secluded garden with an outdoor shower and a beautiful terrace overlooking the volcano.

Casita Deluxe
Privacy and luxurious comfort is the prime feature of this deluxe room. It is a free-standing, private casita which includes a secluded garden with an outdoor shower. Featuring volcano and garden views.

The casita also includes a beautiful front balcony with a Jacuzzi, a plasma 27″ cable TV, DVD/CD player, iPod stand, safe box (laptop capacity), A/C, spacious modern bathroom and shower with full amenities, a mini bar and a coffee maker. All of the beds offer the maximum in softness and comfort. They use 300 thread count 100% cotton linens, feather beds and down comforters.
Rooms feature either a King size bed or two queen size beds.

Pacuare Lodge

Tucked away deep in the heart of Costa Rica’s most pristine rainforest environment, on the banks of the Pacuare River, lays the Pacuare Jungle Lodge. Surrounded by nature in its purest and most primitive state, here you will experience that most coveted of travelers’ rewards, an opportunity to savor the spirit of a place.
The Pacuare Lodge was designed and constructed to blend with the surrounding environment, affecting minimal impact, and has been recognized by the World Tourism Organization as one of the only sixty-five examples throughout the world of good practice in sustainability and ecotourism.
The lodge and bungalows are completely surrounded by tropical rainforest. Enormous trees and rainforest inhabitants live in natural harmony alongside the lodge itself.
The two-story eco-lodge has a comfortable, rustic dining area on the first floor and an open-air lounge on the second floor with sitting areas and hammocks.

Pacuare Lodge believes responsible tourism should benefit and respect local communities and it consistently works toward this goal. The Lodge is located in a remote area which as a result has been poorly maintained over time by local governments mainly due to its inaccessibility by conventional means. Its Community Support Program works to enhance the living standards of people along the Pacuare River and near the lodge by improving the infrastructure in this area.

It also supports local schools and provides funds to purchase stationery and other requirements as well as support sports and other social programs in the area. It has restored the cable car service which local residents use to cross the river.
A 100% of the Pacuare Lodge staff belongs to the closer communities Nairi Awari, Bajos del Tigre and Linda Vista. Pacuare Lodge provides direct or indirect employment to these communities that before lacked any source of formal employment. Their main income used to come from subsistence coriander cultivation and cattle raising.

Arenas del Mar Beach & Nature Resort

Located within walking distance to the Manuel Antonio National Park, Arenas Del Mar is an extraordinary beachfront resort catering to travelers looking for more than just the typical luxury hotel experience. Being the first and only prestigious property awarded with the “Five Sustainability Leaf Award” and “Five Star Award” – highest ratings possible in both categories – by the Costa Rican Tourist Ministry, Arenas Del Mar was designed and built with the utmost importance on sustainability along with deluxe accommodations.

“Unique and spectacular beach and nature experiences combined with highest levels of comfort and sustainability in a local Costa Rican setting” define the concept of Arenas Del Mar Beachfront & Rainforest Resort. Located adjacent to Manuel Antonio National Park on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, Arenas Del Mar Hotel offers a luxurious lodging experience in harmony with Costa Rica’s nature in an incomparable beach and rainforest setting. Guest rooms and suites offer spectacular ocean views, upscale dining in two hotel restaurants with a focus on fresh local products and personalized service that exceeds expectations. Other hotel facilities include a luxurious spa located below the main restaurant with breathtaking views of Manuel Antonio National Park and the Pacific Ocean, a gift shop featuring local art and souvenirs and a state of the art business center near the hotel lobby.

Regardless if you are here for a romantic getaway, a family vacations, or simply just to treat yourself, Arenas Del Mar is the perfect base from which to explore the surrounding area of Manuel Antonio and the beach town of Quepos on the Central Pacific coast of Costa Rica. A wide selection of tours and activities are available, such as white water rafting, mangrove kayak, and boat tours, guided rainforest hikes, horseback riding, and much more. Come enjoy a stay with us and we guarantee you will be living the famous Costa Rican “puravida” in no time!

Ocean View Premium Suite
The Ocean View Premium Suites were designed to provide the most eco-luxury accommodations in Costa Rica’s Central Pacific Coast. Each suite offers a fully air-conditioned bedroom, a large living area with ceiling fans, two bathrooms and a spacious deck with a private hot tub. This is an excellent suite for sharing as there is also a pull out sofa bed in the living area. The unique feel of the breeze and sound of the waves of the Pacific Ocean and the surrounding Rainforest plus services such as DVD Player, personalized mini bar, microwave, wireless phone, and iPod docks is what make up these incomparable rooms. While there are many reasons to leave your suite, we designed it so you won’t have to or want to. These Suites can host up to 3 people maximum (third person sleeping in sofa bed).

Price Information

The price includes

  • Private Transfer In - San Jose Intl Airport to Hotel (Approx. 30 minutes) Toyota Hiace
  • 1 Night Xandari Resort in 1 Double Prima - Continental Breakfast Included
  • Private transfer from San Jose Intl. Airport to Arenal (Approx 3 hours) Toyota Hiace. Includes: Snacks & Beverages
  • 3 Nights Arenal Nayara Hotel & Gardens in 1 Double Casita Deluxe - Breakfast Included
  • Private Arenal V. National Park Hike & Tabacón W/Dinner Min 2 pax. Includes: Transfer, Guide, Dinner & Drinks
  • Private Sky Tram, Sky Trek & Sky Walk Experience Min 2 pax. Includes: Transfer & Bilingual Guide
  • Private transfer from Arenal to Siquirres (Approx. 3.30 hours)
  • 1 Package Pacuare Lodge Pacuare Lodge 3Days / 2Nights River Suite Package In & Out: River. Includes: 3 Daily Meals
  • Private transfer from Siquirres to Manuel Antonio (Approx. 4.50 hours) Toyota Hiace. Includes: Snacks & Beverages
  • 3 Nights Arenas del Mar Beach & Nature Resort in 1 Double Ocean View Premium Suite - Breakfast Included
  • Regular Catamaran Sunset Sailing Experience Includes: Transfer, Snorkel Equipment & Lunch
  • Private Manuel Antonio National Park Nature Walk Includes: Transfer, Guide & Entrance
  • Private transfer from Manuel Antonio to Quepos Airstrip (Approx. 30 minutes)
  • Local flight from Quepos to San Jose (Approx. 30 minutes)

The price does not include

  • Meals not specified in the program
  • Optional activities or tours
  • Tips to guides and/or drivers
  • Personal and/or medical expenses
  • Airport departure tax (Approx. $29)
  • Any out of pocket incidentals
  • International flights tickets
  • Gratuities are discretionary. We recommend 10% for guides and drivers if you feel the service you have received is fulfilled your expectations.