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Holiday Inn Express San Jose Forum Hotel
Holiday Inn Express San Jose Forum Hotel
Holiday Inn Express San Jose Forum Hotel
Pozo Azul Tent Suites
Pozo Azul Tent Suites
Pozo Azul Tent Suites
Magic Mountain Hotel
Magic Mountain Hotel
Magic Mountain Hotel
Tango Mar Beachfront Boutique Hotel
Tango Mar Beachfront Boutique Hotel
Tango Mar Beachfront Boutique Hotel
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11 nights Costa Rica Tropical adventure

Overview

Day 1 - Arrival in San Jose

This afternoon you will arrive at Juan Santamaria International Airport located 20km away from San Jose City. A CRT Team representative will meet you as you exit the arrival terminal building and transfer you to your hotel destination. San José offers a variety of tourist, cultural and natural attractions, including Costa Rica´s Pre-Columbian Gold Museum, Jade Museum, National, Costa Rican Art, La Salle Natural Science collections, The Contemporary Art and Design Museum, and the architectural jewel of Costa Rica: the National Theatre Monument.

Today spend your day relaxing at the hotel.

Dinner is on your own.

You will spend 2 nights in San Jose at the Holiday Inn Express Forum Hotel (or similar) on Breakfast Board in a Standard room.

Day 2 - San Jose

Breakfast is at the hotel followed by a direct contact cultural experience at the coffee plantations and some emblematic rural towns in Alajuela province.

The Doka-Grecia and Sarchi tour is a relaxing yet very enjoyable tour. The tour begins with a wonderful drive through some of the largest coffee and sugar cane plantations (Doka) in Costa Rica. This educational and highly enjoyable coffee tour will show how these differences and variety of climatic factors determine the flavor aroma and quality of the final coffee cup, besides enjoy a great traditional lunch. Then we will arrive in Grecia, and we will see the famous metal church. The church that has a rare architecture, with high ceilings, ornate stained glass windows, and classical lines. Next, we will move on to the arts & crafts factories of Sarchi recognized all over the country, for their skilled labor and talented artistry; mostly known primarily for the famous hand-painted oxcarts that are built there.

Day 3 - San Jose to Sarapiqui

After breakfast meets with your transportation at the reception of your hotel to depart on a river rafting adventure and then continue to drop off at your tent suites hotel in Sarapiqui, a beautiful area surrounded by rainforests. Lunch included during the excursion and dinner on own. On your way, admire the amazing scenarios while crossing the cloud forest of the Braulio Carrillo National Park. The rafting activity can be substituted by a Chocolate Tour at Tirimbina Biological Reserve if requested in advance.

The Sarapiquí River is known as the scenic river of Costa Rica's tropical rain forest, has its origin on the Deception Depression between the Poás and Barba volcanoes and runs for 85 Km (53 Miles) to the San Juan River, the border between Costa Rica and Nicaragua. It is used for rafting through 35 Kilometers, with all the range of difficulty in three different sections. This tour leaves at a local put-in and runs 13 Km. to Chilamate, with an average gradient of 1.2%it can be run year-round, and no previous experience is required safe with several accesses throughout the tour and constant communication with the base. What to bring: shorts or swimsuit, tennis shoes or rubber sole feet ware, tee-shirt, solar filter lotion and extra clothes to change after the activity.

You will spend 2 nights in Sarapiqui at Pozo Azul Tent Suites on Breakfast Board in a Tent Suite Travel Distance approx. 118 km – Travel Time approx. 02 hours 30 minutes.

Day 4 - Sarapiqui Central Mountain Range Caribbean Slopes

After breakfast at the hotel, you may choose the tour you will like to take part in between a Nature walk, River Rafting Tour class II & III, Canopy Tour (zip line) or Horseback Riding and make it your activity of the day. (CHOICE OF ONE (1) TOUR ACTIVITY).

In the afternoon enjoy your hotel facilities and relax.

Lunch and dinner are on your own.

The evening is at leisure.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 5 - Sarapiqui to La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano Area

After breakfast meets with your transportation at the reception of your hotel to continue the route to Arenal Volcano area at the town named La Fortuna. Lunch and dinner on own. The afternoon is at leisure to discover or visit any of the different options of thermal hot springs in the area.

At 5,437 feet, the Arenal Volcano looms large and ominous over the pastured green hillsides that surround its base. Although currently in a resting phase, Arenal remained the country’s most active volcano for the past 43 years. In many ways, Lake Arenal is just as monumental as the volcano that rises above its eastern shoreline. With a surface of over 33 square miles (85 square km) and a depth of some 200 ft (60 m), it is Costa Rica’s largest landlocked body of water. As such, it provides ample opportunities for activities such as windsurfing, fishing, boating and more.

You will spend 2 nights in La Fortuna at Magic Mountain Hotel (or similar) on Breakfast Board in a Standard Room. Travel Distance approx. 81 km – Travel Time approx. 02 hours.

Day 6 -  La Fortuna, Arenal Volcano Area

After breakfast at the hotel, meet with your transportation at the hotel parking area to depart on an amazing guided walk through the treetop. Admire the beautiful scenarios from a different perspective on the Sky Walk hanging bridges guided visit. Enjoy great views of the volcano and the lake from the adventure center balcony, certainly a picture you will never forget.

Afternoon at leisure to enjoy the hotel facilities or book optional half-day afternoon excursions.

Lunch and dinner are on your own.

The evening is at leisure.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 7 - La Fortuna to Tango Mar Beach Area, Nicoya Peninsula

After breakfast, transfer from Arenal to Nicoya Peninsula (ferry ride involved), to the area of Cobano, to enjoy the beautiful beaches of this area, and relax at your hotel with unique natural surroundings and beachfront location.

Lunch and dinner are on your own.

The evening is at leisure.

You will spend 4 nights at Tango Mar Beachfront Boutique Hotel (or similar) on Breakfast Board in a Tropical Suite. Travel Distance approx. 194 km – Travel Time approx. 06 Hours (Very scenic route with ferry crossing involved).

Day 8-10 - Tango Mar Beach Area

Days are at leisure for you to enjoy the hotel facilities and the clear sandy beaches of Playa Quizales and other neighbor beaches such as Santa Teresa, Malpais and Montezuma. You can also take advantage of the additional activities included for you such as the self-guided visit to the organic vegetable garden or the local waterfall; just organize your schedule with the hotel reception. Other optional excursions are also available.

Lunch and dinner are on your own.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 11 - Tango Mar Beach to San Jose

Breakfast included at the hotel. At the indicated time, transfer from Tambor back to San José (ferry ride involved). Optional air return by a 30 minutes domestic flight for an extra $ 99 USD per person (taxes included).

Lunch and dinner are on your own.

The evening is at leisure.

You will spend 1 night in San Jose at Holiday Inn Express or Country Inn & Suites by Carlson Hotel (or similar) on Breakfast Board in a Standard Room Travel Distance approx. 157 km – Travel Time approx. 4 Hours 30 minutes (ferry crossing involved).

Day 12 - Depart Costa Rica

Breakfast included at the hotel According to the international flight departure time transfer from the hotel in San Jose to the International airport to take the flight back home (Approximately 3 hours prior to flight departure time). The standard check-out time at the hotel is 1200hrs.

Traveldistance approx. 12 km, Traveltime approx. 25 minutes.

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Hotels
Holiday Inn Express San Jose Forum

Offering an outdoor pool and a gym, Holiday Inn Express San Jose Forum Costa Rica is located a 25-minute drive from Juan Santamaría International Airport. Each stylish room has free WiFi.
All rooms at the Holiday Inn Express San Jose Forum offer a flat-screen TV and a coffee machine. There is also a work desk with ergonomic chairs and an alarm clock. The private bathrooms come with a shower and free toiletries.
At Holiday Inn Express San Jose Forum Costa Rica you will find meeting facilities, a business centre and tour information. Free parking and complimentary continental breakfast are available on site.
You can find bars, restaurants, banks, and shops within a few minutes’ walks. Central San José is a 20-minute drive away, while the Poas Volcano National Park and the nearest beaches are within a 40-minute drive.

Service & Amenties
  • Fitness Centre
  • Business Centre
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Airport transportation
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Free self parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Luggage storage
  • Outdoor Pools
  • Smoke-free property
  • Safe location
  • Air conditioned
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Pozo Azul Tent Suites

Pozo Azul’s own Glamping Accommodation: 30 tents mounted over platforms immerse in the forest, fully equipped with a king-size or 2 queen size beds, private bathroom, safety deposit box, electricity, telephone, and a private furnished deck. Awarded with the maximum level of the Certification of Sustainability given by the ICT.

Service & Amenties
  • Bar
  • Restaurants
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Free self parking
  • Garden
  • Smoke-free property
  • Terrace
  • Safe location
  • Air conditioned
  • Shuttle Service to City
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Magic Mountain Hotel

Magic Mountain Hotel has Standard rooms and Deluxe Junior Suites, spectacular views, access to pool areas, hot tubs, Elevator with a panoramic view of the volcano. We also offer SPA service, modern meeting and event room, one of the most spectacular and impressive places for Weddings and Receptions, and innovative International cuisine at Lina's Restaurant, Magic Sports Bar and Margarita's Bar. The Magic Mountain family will always strive to offer guests a memorable and unforgettable experience.

Service & Amenties
  • Bar
  • Restaurants
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Free self parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor Pools
  • Smoke-free property
  • Terrace
  • Safe location
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Tango Mar Beach Hotel Spa and Golf Resort

Pause and consider the place perceived in your mind’s eye. Perhaps it is a vision of sea and sky, tropical brilliance fresh and unspoiled as a new dawn.
People come seeking nature in abundance, a Garden of Eden, secluded beaches, beautiful, even spectacular surroundings, an oasis of comfort, active pursuits, or just lazing around with no crowds, no hustle, no bustle.
People come here to break from everyday life, to enjoy a romantic interlude, to be with friends and family to grow with them, celebrate a special occasion, learn about the wonders of nature, start a new lease on life and most of all, relax and let go.
There is such a place! To the discoverers of the New World it was, aptly, “Rich Coast”. You will discover it and call it Costa Rica. Whatever picture you have of experiencing such a place, Tango Mar is where your dreams and desires all come together.
Located on a 150-acre private beachfront reserve along the Nicoya Peninsula on the Pacific Coast, Tango Mar offers the intimate exclusivity of a small, deluxe beach resort on a vast site where you can find a space to call your own.
Here is a place that is charmed by a unique atmosphere, its own microclimate and favorable all year round conditions. Manicured grounds and fine accommodations blend with exuberant jungle vegetation and exotic birds and animals to create the perfect balance of nature and refinement. Here you will encounter a living community with a pulse that beats in time with its natural surroundings and to the push-pull rhythm of the constantly breaking Pacific waves.

Service & Amenties
  • Bar
  • Fitness Centre
  • Business Centre
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Free WiFi
  • Garden
  • Smoke-free property
  • Terrace
  • Pool bar
  • Beachfront
  • Safe location
  • Air conditioned
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Things To Do
  • A stay in the Capital San Jose
  • Rainforest experience
  • Active Arenal Volcano visit
  • Sky Walk Hanging Bridges
  • Sarapiqui River Rafting Class II-III OR Chocolate Tour at Tirimbina Biological Reserve
  • Doka Estate Coffee Tour with a visit to the towns and Artisans markets of Grecia & Sarchi
  • The holiday ends with relaxing beach stay
  • English speaking guides
  • Entrance fee to all attractions as per itinerary
  • Scheduled flights with inflight meals and baggage from London, other regional departures available there may be a supplement
  • Transfers included throughout.
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