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11 nights Costa Rica Tropical adventure

11 Nights   fr£1649

Tour Highlights
  • 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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What's Included

Overview

  • Return flights from London

  • Entrance fees to all attractions (one time only) as per itinerary, parking fees, fuel charges

  • All transfers, excursions and sightseeing tours will be by on air-conditioned tourist vehicles

  • Shared transportation on shuttle basis between each destination (not guided)

  • Services of an English-Speaking local Guide for t sightseeing & excursion tours as per itinerary 

  • Doka Estate Coffee Tour with a visit to the towns and Artisans markets of Grecia & Sarchi

  • Sarapiqui River Rafting Class II-III OR Chocolate Tour at Tirimbina Biological Reserve

  • Selection of one adventure activity at Hacienda Pozo Azul

  • Sky Walk Hanging Bridges with entrance fees 

  • Visit the Organic Vegetables Garden at Tango Mar Hotel

  • Visit the waterfall at Tango Mar Hotel

  • Complimentary 24/7 Wi-Fi internet connection in all hotel

  • Regional airports available Supplement may apply


Itinerary in Brief

  • 3-nights in Standard room at Holiday Inn Express San Jose Forum Hotel or similar in San Jose | Bed & Breakfast

  • 2-nights in Tent Suite at Hacienda Pozo Azul or similar in Sarapiquí area | Bed & Breakfast

  • 2-nights in Standard room at Magic Mountain Hotel or similar in Arenal Volcano / Bed & Breakfast

  • 4-night in Standard room at Tango Mar Beachfront Boutique Hotel or similar | Bed & Breakfast


Tours Included

  • Daily buffet breakfast at all the above hotels

  • 01 lunch during Doka Coffee Tour activity

  • 01 lunch during Sarapiqui River Rafting activity

11 nights Costa Rica Tropical adventure

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.

Next Step?

To find out more information and make a reservation, contact one of our Specialist Travel Experts directly on 0207 612 7237. Alternatively, fill out our enquiry form or send us an email at res@affordableluxurytravel.co.uk

Dates & Prices

2020

11 Nights

November

£1,649 pp

2021

11 Nights

January

£1,799 pp

February

£1,799 pp

March

£1,799 pp

April

£1,899 pp

May

£1,649 pp

June

£1,649 pp

July

£1,899 pp

August

£2,049 pp

September

£1,749 pp

October

£1,749 pp

November

£1,749 pp

Notes

Prices are per person & based on 2 adults sharing. Price Includes all flights, accommodation & round trip transfers on selected departure dates above. Subject to available hotels and flights.

Next Step?

To find out more information and make a reservation, contact one of our Specialist Travel Experts directly on 0207 612 7237. Alternatively, fill out our enquiry form or send us an email at res@affordableluxurytravel.co.uk

What's Included

Overview

  • Return flights from London

  • Entrance fees to all attractions (one time only) as per itinerary, parking fees, fuel charges

  • All transfers, excursions and sightseeing tours will be by on air-conditioned tourist vehicles

  • Shared transportation on shuttle basis between each destination (not guided)

  • Services of an English-Speaking local Guide for t sightseeing & excursion tours as per itinerary 

  • Doka Estate Coffee Tour with a visit to the towns and Artisans markets of Grecia & Sarchi

  • Sarapiqui River Rafting Class II-III OR Chocolate Tour at Tirimbina Biological Reserve

  • Selection of one adventure activity at Hacienda Pozo Azul

  • Sky Walk Hanging Bridges with entrance fees 

  • Visit the Organic Vegetables Garden at Tango Mar Hotel

  • Visit the waterfall at Tango Mar Hotel

  • Complimentary 24/7 Wi-Fi internet connection in all hotel

  • Regional airports available Supplement may apply


Itinerary in Brief

  • 3-nights in Standard room at Holiday Inn Express San Jose Forum Hotel or similar in San Jose | Bed & Breakfast

  • 2-nights in Tent Suite at Hacienda Pozo Azul or similar in Sarapiquí area | Bed & Breakfast

  • 2-nights in Standard room at Magic Mountain Hotel or similar in Arenal Volcano / Bed & Breakfast

  • 4-night in Standard room at Tango Mar Beachfront Boutique Hotel or similar | Bed & Breakfast


Tours Included

  • Daily buffet breakfast at all the above hotels

  • 01 lunch during Doka Coffee Tour activity

  • 01 lunch during Sarapiqui River Rafting activity

11 nights Costa Rica Tropical adventure

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.

Next Step?

To find out more information and make a reservation, contact one of our Specialist Travel Experts directly on 0207 612 7237. Alternatively, fill out our enquiry form or send us an email at res@affordableluxurytravel.co.uk

Dates & Prices

2020

11 Nights

November

£1,649 pp

2021

11 Nights

January

£1,799 pp

February

£1,799 pp

March

£1,799 pp

April

£1,899 pp

May

£1,649 pp

June

£1,649 pp

July

£1,899 pp

August

£2,049 pp

September

£1,749 pp

October

£1,749 pp

November

£1,749 pp

Notes

Prices are per person & based on 2 adults sharing. Price Includes all flights, accommodation & round trip transfers on selected departure dates above. Subject to available hotels and flights.

Next Step?

To find out more information and make a reservation, contact one of our Specialist Travel Experts directly on 0207 612 7237. Alternatively, fill out our enquiry form or send us an email at res@affordableluxurytravel.co.uk
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Hotels and Accommodation

Holiday Inn Express San Jose Forum

3 Nights

Bed & Breakfast

Pozo Azul Tent Suites

2 Nights

Bed & Breakfast

Magic Mountain Hotel

2 Nights

Bed & Breakfast

Tango Mar Beach Hotel Spa and Golf Resort

4 Nights

Bed & Breakfast


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