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Romance of Costa Rica

Designed for Honeymooners and hopeless romantics, this 8-night package features beautiful, intimate hotels and fun activities. Hike through lush rainforest, zip through the treetops, bask in the sun on a catamaran cruise to a tropical island, feel the spray of thundering waterfalls and sip a cocktail while soaking in thermal hot springs.

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The price for this package is $1,979 person*, including:

  • Airport transfer as listed;
  • 8 Hotel Nights;
  • 6-day Hyundai Elantra small car rental (including taxes, insurance & unlimited mileage);
  • Entrances to Ecotermales Hot Springs;
  • Guided Rainforest Hike at Arenal Volcano;
  • Canopy Tour;
  • Guided Rainforest Hike at Carara National Park;
  • Jungle River Cruise;
  • La Paz Waterfall Gardens Entrances;
  • 4 breakfasts per person;
  • 2 lunches per person;
  • 1 dinner per person;
  • All applicable taxes, except Costa Rica Departure Tax

*Price is in U.S. dollars, based on double occupancy. All prices are subject to availability and change. Price valid from 5/1/14 through 11/30/14. Airfare is not included. Please call us for airline reservations.

Itinerary
Day 1

When you arrive in San Jose, Costa Rica, we'll pick you up and transfer you 20 minutes to Hotel Buena Vista. This hotel features nice rooms, great views of the Central valley and a quiet location surrounded by coffee plantations.

Day 2

Your Hyundai Elantra rental car will be waiting for you when you check out this morning.  Drive 2.5 hours through beautiful countryside to Arenal Volcano and Hotel Arenal Springs.  This 4-star, elegant hotel features very nice rooms and a spectacular spa and pool.  Enjoy the intimate, romantic hot springs at Eco-Termales Hot Springs and a delicious home-style dinner this evening. 

Day 3

Leave your hotel in the morning for a guided hike in the rainforest near Arenal Volcano.  Then zip through the treetops in rock-climbing harnesses on the Canopy Tour in the afternoon.  Relax in the elegant spa and pool at your hotel this evening.   


Day 4

Leave Arenal Volcano and drive 4 hours to the Central Pacific coast. Hotel Villa Caletas is an intimate, romantic, hilltop hotel.  Spend the evening watching the sunset with a spectacular view of the pacific coastline. Your Villa features privacy and elegant furnishings, decor and surroundings.

Day 5

Explore the rainforest on foot with a guided rainforest hike in Carara National Park to see monkeys, leaf-cutter ants, macaws, parakeets, iguanas, and many other animals and birds. Wildlife and tropical habitat surround you as your professional guide points out and explains them. Then marvel at huge crocodiles, scarlet macaws, Jesus Christ lizards, and many exotic birds and plants on the Jungle River Cruise. This tour along a quiet river and mangrove estuary showcases Costa Rica's biodiversity.
Day 6

Spend the day on a lovely, motorized catamaran and a white sand beach at Tortuga Island.  This is a romantic, peaceful day at a great beach with excellent food and service.  Return to your hotel just in time for another spectacular sunset across the Pacific.


Day 7

Check out of Hotel Villa Caletas and drive to 2.5 hours to Peace Lodge at La Paz Waterfall Gardens. Your Deluxe Room is complete with a waterfall shower, garden bathroom with jetted tub, inviting fireplace and patio jacuzzi overlooking the rainforest valley.   Enjoy the amazing cloud forest and cool nights while soaking in unique hot pools jacuzzis.

Day 8

This is an open day with optional activities. You can start the day with a coffee tour at a local plantation or a visit Poas Volcano in the early morning. The hike between two volcanic craters is enchanting - seeming to be an elfin forest. Of course, you can spend the entire day at the waterfall gardens. Meander through a rainforest paradise to see a hummingbird garden, orchid garden, world's largest butterfly pavilion and 5 stunning waterfalls.

Day 9

Spend your last morning relaxing with a cup of Costa Rican coffee or enjoy the waterfall garden attractions before the general public is allowed entry. After checking out of Peace Lodge, drive to the airport to depart Costa Rica.



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