Travel to Costa Rica and experience its highlights with this 9 Day / 8 Night Travel Vacation Package and Tour that includes
San Jose City, the province of Limon and the Punta Uva Beach, Tortuguero Canals and National Park, La Fortuna, and Playa
Tortuguero is a network of navigable lakes and “canales” crossing the North Atlantic coast of Costa Rica from Southeast to Northwest. This park represents the most important nesting ground for the green sea turtle in the Western Caribbean (high season, July-September).
Its natural “canales” serve as a waterway for exploration and transportation. Extremely rich in flora and fauna, you will be able to admire the humid tropical forest, birds, monkeys, crocodiles, and turtles, among many other animals. The Arenal Volcano is the main volcanic attraction of the country’s northern region.
Dating back 2-3 million years, this peak has an almost perfect cone-shape. Tabacon Resort Complex is famous for its medicinal hot subterranean mineral–waters spreading out from the volcano, localized in different pools. Playa Flamingo is located in the tropical province of Guanacaste on Costa Rica’s Northwest Pacific Coast. Flamingo Beach is famous for its white sands, water sports, national parks, and eco-tourism.
Day 1 – San Jose
San Jose Transfer form airport to Hotel. Overnight at Hotel Country Inn and Suites.
Day 2 – Limon Province
San Jose / Punta Uva Beach – Limon Province 8:30 After breakfast we will head out to the province of Limon (4h), towards the town of Punta Uva, Puerto Viejo in the Caribbean side of Costa Rica. This is where the afro-caribbean culture has its root. There you can experience in full their traditions, meals, music and the Rasta Culture. Breakfast included. Overnight at Suerre Caribbean Beach Hotel.
Day 3 – Tortuguero National Park
Punta Uva Beach – Limon Province / Tortuguero National Park 12:00 Meeting time at Caño Blanco pier to continue on to Tortuguero National Park. This is the most important nesting site in the entire western half of the Caribbean for the green turtle. Other sea turtles species that also nest along the wide beaches of the park and refuge are the leatherback, and hawksbill. The park consist of a vast alluvial floodplain formed by the coalescence of deltas, which with their twisting and meandering channels filled part of the ancient Nicaraguan trench. The park and the refuge lie on the wettest regions in the country. Average annual rain fall is 5,000 6,000 mm. This first day you will visit the town of Tortuguero and the museum to than await for dinner at the lodge. The lodge is located in this narrow strip between the Tortuguero canals and the Caribbean ocean. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included. Overnight at Pachira Lodge.
Day 4 – Tortuguero National Park
Tortuguero National Park 05:00 (Optional Tour) To enjoy the magnificence of this natural canal with its flora and fauna, all surrounded by a dense jungle and lots of tropical birds and the sounds of the forest. 07:00 Breakfast time and than we will venture to the Cerro Tortuguero for a mellow hike into the near by mountain, the canals and the National Park. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included. Overnight at Pachira Lodge.
Day 5 – La Fortuna
Tortuguero National Park / La Fortuna 08:00 After breakfast we will head back to the town of Guapiles where we will eat lunch by 12:30. 13:30 Departure to the Arenal Volcano surroundings. This is an active volcano and in a clear day lava can be seeing running on the side of the volcano. Some of its activity are gases, ash, and of course its hot springs of Tabacon Resort where we will relax in the hot springs all this surrounded by an ever green rainforest. Beauty treatments, mud and massages at skandria spa (Not included, but are available at Skandria Spa). The healing powers of its thermomineralwaters and the deep cleaning characteristics of volcanic mud and clay are the perfect complement to our therapeutic massages. From the heart of the volcano spring fountains which form Tabacon River, running at a soothing 39º C (102º F), forming cascades and natural pools through exotic tropical gardens. Breakfast and Lunch included. Overnight at Montana de Fuego Resort and Spa.
Day 6 – Playa Flamingo
La Fortuna / Playa Flamingo 10:00 Visit to the Tabacon Hotsprings where we will have lunch and enjoy of this magnificent renewing waters coming from the heart of the volcano. 15:00 Departure time towards the north western beaches Playa Flamingo ( 4h ) bordering the Arenal Lagoon so we can get to see the volcano and the lagoon from all different angles with outstanding landscapes of the surroundings mountain, forests and plateaus. Breakfast and Lunch included. Overnight at Flamingo Beach Resort.
Day 7 – Playa Flamingo
Playa Flamingo Day of leisure. Breakfast included. Overnight at Flamingo Beach Resort.
Day 8 – San Jose
Playa Flamingo / San Jose 14:00 Departure time to San Jose (5h). Breakfast included. Overnight at Hotel Country Inn and Suites.
Day 9 – San Jose
San Jose Breakfast included. Transfer from the hotel to airport.
- Hotel Country Inn & Suites – San Jose
The beautiful Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Sunnyvale hotel is located in the heart of Silicon Valley and is the perfect destination for business or leisure travel. This Silicon Valley hotel offers a variety of amenities and services to make sure that you enjoy this Sunnyvale hotel. The Country Inn & Suites Sunnyvale hotel offers guest rooms and suites that ensure every guest feels at home. All of our guest rooms include complimentary high speed internet access, a 27″ television featuring WebTV, an iron and ironing board and hair dryer just to name a few. To make your stay is as comfortable as possible; the Country Inn & Suites Sunnyvale hotel offers a variety of onsite amenities for your convenience. Be sure to start your morning off right with a dip in our outdoor heated pool, a work out in our exercise facility then relax with a complimentary US Today (Monday through Friday) and enjoy our complimentary light & healthy breakfast served daily.Suerre Caribbean Beach Hotel – Punta Uva Beach, Province of Limon
Suerre Caribbean Beach Hotel – Punta Uva Beach, Province of Limon You can enjoy of the famous Caribe beach as any other beach around the world. At only three hours from San Jose, crossing different National Parks and with pretty views you will find a comfortable hotel made for the most demanding taste, rounding of amazing forests, beaches and swam. Suerre Caribbean Beach Hotel is located at Punta Uva Beach and offer you 40 rooms equipped with air conditioning, telephone, hot water, security boxes, television, tennis square, Jacuzzi and two different pools for kids and adults, beach games, table games. From the hotel you have access to different beaches of the Caribe where you can practice diving, snorkeling, sport fishing or just visit the National Park of Gandoca, Carrillo, Manzanillo or La Amistad National Park. You also have the possibility to make a tour to the Indigene town and of course you can see the flora and fauna of the area. Also you can enjoy the night live at Puerto Viejo, where you will feel like home with the nice people of town, making a complement of colors and reggae and calypso music.Pachira Lodge – Tortuguero
The lodge is strategically located only 5 minutes away from the extraordinary Tortuguero National Park, and right across the main “canal” facing the town of Tortuguero. Surrounded by a network of very scenic canals, this is considered one of the most exotic regions of the world, characterized by its rich in flora and fauna. The Lodge offers 34 comfortable rooms with Hot water, Ceiling fans, 2 double beds, private bathrooms and bamboo furniture.Montaña de Fuego Resort and Spa – La Fortuna
Montaña de Fuego Resort and Spa – La Fortuna Montaña de Fuego Hotel is located in La Fortuna, San Carlos. The hotel takes advantage of the natural beauty of the area and emerges as a peaceful oasis within a magnificent vegetation and diverse fauna. Its spacious and comfortable rooms offer you all the facilities to rest, relax and enjoy your Costa Rica vacations. Besides, you will have the opportunity to choose among different tours full of adventure and especially for nature lovers. You will find yourself surrounded by a diverse natural environment and the best and most spectacular view of the Arenal Volcano. Its incredible and fascinating eruptions will amaze you.
Flamingo Beach Resort – Playa Flamingo
Flamingo Beach Resort – Playa Flamingo The Flamingo Beach Resort is located on the beautiful Flamingo Beach famous for its white sands, water sports, national parks and eco-tourism. The resort rests along a natural and protected area as a “blue flag” ecological beach and the luxurious natural surroundings are outside your window and within walking distance from your door. The resort offers spacious and well-appointed accommodations, beautiful blue Pacific Ocean views, several distinctive dining choices, and all the amenities you would expect from a premier beach resort: fitness center, beauty salon, spa services, luxury suites, evening entertainment, and beach activities for the whole family. It offers 91 spacious well appointed air-conditioned rooms and suites featuring furnished balconies, mini-bars, coffee makers, electronic safes, direct dial phones, clock radios and satellite TV with remote.
Costa Rica Highlights Travel Vacation Package (8N) includes:
- 2 nights accommodation at Hotel Country Inn & Suites in San Jose, 1 night at Suerre Caribbean Beach Hotel in Punta Uva Beach -Limon Province, 2 nights at Pachira Lodge in Tortuguero National Park, 1 night at Montana de Fuego Resort and Spa in La Fortuna and 2 nights at Flamingo Beach Resort in Playa Flamingo.
- Tours in Tortuguero:
- Visit the town of Tortuguero and its national Park
- Cerro Tortuguero hike
- Tours in La Fortuna:
- Visit Arenal Volcano surroundings
- Tabacon Resort Complex
- Visit the Arenal Lagoon
- Transfers from/to airport and tours in air-conditioned vehicles with your local English speaking expert guide, according itinerary.
- This is an easy paced trip perfect for anyone.
- Group Size:
- Any group size.
- Local professional bilingual guides will help you during the tours and transfers.