Arrival at Juan Santamaría International Airport, one of our representatives will meet you after customs to assist you locating the luggage and direct you to the driver that will take you to your hotel.
After breakfast one of our representatives will deliver you the car rental at the hotel. Departure to the central pacific coast of the country where Manuel Antonio is located. Its famous National Park offer beautiful beaches surrounded by lush vegetation both inside and outside the park. Days at leisure, in this area you can combine relaxation on any of its beaches with some of the many activities available such as nature walks, whitewater rafting, kayaking, zip lines and sportfishing among others.
On this day you will travel to the area of Monteverde Cloud Forest located near the village of Santa Elena. This area protects the region’s biodiversity and water sources that supply several rivers in the country. You will have time to explore Monteverde where, among other activities, you can get a bird-like perspective of the forest canopy through the hanging bridges or venturing on the zip lines plus check out the great diversity of flora and fauna of the area.
Departure to the surroundings of the Arenal Volcano National Park and the colorful town of La Fortuna. The area features hot springs spas and you will have plenty of time to enjoy activities such as hikes on hanging bridges, to La Fortuna Waterfall or the National Park, whitewater rafting, zip lines or horseback rides among others or just enjoy the amazing views from the pool of the hotel. One of the car rental representatives will arrive at the hotel in the afternoon to pick up the car.
Early in the morning after a fresh cup of coffee one of our drivers will arrive to take you El Ceibo restaurant where you will enjoy a typical Costa Rican breakfast and meet with the personnel of the lodge in Tortuguero to continue your trip to the destination. The Tortuguero National Park is one of the most famous of Costa Rica, accessible only by plane (with an extra fee) or by boat which is recommendable as along the way you will be able to spot the great biological diversity of the area. Green turtles nest on the beaches of Tortuguero from July to October but throughout the year you can see the variety of wildlife that exists in the area by taking park of the activities already included in the package.
In the middle of the morning we will start our trip out of Tortuguero, you can say your goodbyes at El Ceibo Restaurant where, after lunch, you will continue in a different transportation unit to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca. Located near the border with Panama, in the southern Caribbean coast, Puerto Viejo is an ideal place to enjoy multicolored sand beaches, it is surrounded by the Cahuita National Park to the south and the Gandoca Reserve Manzanillo to the north, activities such as hiking, snorkeling, biking and horseback riding are available. Days at leisure to enjoy the rich Afro-Caribbean culture, its gastronomy and music give that gives an extra charm to this beautiful area.
One of our representatives in the area will arrive at the hotel to take you to the boarding docks in the Panamanian side where you will take a relaxing one hour and a half ride to the archipelago of Bocas del Toro in Panama. Bocas del Toro is made up of about 6 large islands and many smaller ones, Isla Colon being where most of the activity is concentrated; you can find small hotels with Caribbean influence. Days at leisure to enjoy the area or take an optional tour, we recommend visiting the coral reefs where you can snorkel or dive in the crystal clear sea or take the chance to spot dolphins in their natural habitat with the boat tours available.
Departure after breakfast back to the boarding port where the transportation unit will be waiting to take you back to the city. San José is Costa Rica’s capital and where the largest concentration of museums, parks, theaters and historic buildings are located. You can find a wide variety of dining and entertainment options in addition to markets and craft centers where you can do your last minute shopping. San Jose is an ideal place to experience firsthand the Costa Rican cultural variety.
We will drive you to Juan Santamaría International Airport according to your flight schedule.
* Prices based on double occupancy
* Package subject to availability at the time of reservation
* Important: Rooms for triple and quad occupancy only have 2 double beds
- Package valid for the year 2018
Airport assistance and welcome kit.
Shared transportation between destinations (portions of the trip without the rented car) including airports except on day 8 from Arenal to Guápiles and from Bocas del Toro to San José on day 13 which are private.
6 days of car rental Daihatsu Bego or similar with full cover insurance starting on day 2 at 8 AM from El Ceibo Restaurant, ending on day 7 at 4 PM at the hotel in Arenal.
2 nights in San José (first and last night). 2 nights in Manuel Antonio. 2 nights in Monteverde. 2 nights in Arenal. 1 night in Tortuguero. 2 nights at Puerto Viejo. 2 nights in Bocas del Toro.
2 activities (boat tour to the National Park and visit to the Tortuguero village).
Excursions and activities not specified on the itinerary.
Meals and services not specified on the itinerary.
Airport taxes on the day of departure.