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Discover Costa Rica

Starting at 8,000 Vacation Club Points
7 Days | 11 Meals

Lush forests and stunning waterfalls…rumbling volcanoes and endless coastlines…Costa Rica is a paradise teeming with exotic plants and incredible animals. Luxuriate at a beach and golf resort for two nights in the Guanacaste region, known for its breathtaking beauty and fine sandy beaches. Discover Costa Rican cuisine during a cooking class. Experience the beauty of the Arenal region as you choose; by hanging bridges tour, on zip-line, or soaking in the mineral-rich thermal waters. Explore San Jose’s Plaza de Cultura and the magnificent National Theatre. The natural beauty of Costa Rica is sure to amaze.

Tour Highlights

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    Discover the Guanacaste region, known for its breathtaking beauty and fine sandy beaches.
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    Spend two nights in Arenal with awe-inspiring views of the lava-producing volcano.
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    Choose a hanging bridges tour or a canopy zip line adventure high above the Arenal Volcano Rainforest.

Itinerary

8,000 Vacation Club Points | 7 Days | 11 Meals

Day 1: San Jose, Costa Rica - Tour Begins

Lush forests and stunning waterfalls…exotic wildlife and endless coastlines…Costa Rica is truly a slice of paradise. Your tour opens in the colorful capital city of San Jose. Upon arrival, relax and soak up the sights of your new surroundings. Later, enjoy a welcome dinner with your fellow travelers.

Today dinner will be included.

Day 2: San Jose - Doka Coffee Estate - Arenal

Travel through the verdant countryside of the Central Valley to the fertile region of Costa Rica that is world-renowned for its coffee. A tour of the Doka Coffee Estate highlights the history and cultivation of coffee and its importance to the Costa Rican economy. This afternoon, arrive in Arenal where the awe-inspiring Arenal Volcano feeds mineral salts and nutrients into the natural hot springs at your resort, giving the water a rare nourishing and invigorating quality. Check in for a two-night stay at a typical lodge overlooking the majestic volcano which has been generating lava for the past 30 years. Before dinner, enjoy a cooking demonstration and learn how native, exotic vegetables and plants contribute to the unique flavors of Costa Rican cuisine.

Today breakfast and dinner will be included.

Day 3: Arenal Hanging Bridges Tour or Arenal Canopy Zip Line

Today you get to choose from two amazing experiences! Enjoy a one-of-a-kind combination of pure air and rainforest on a delightful "hanging bridges" tour. Or, maybe you’ll choose to see the Arenal Volcano Rainforest from above as you cruise through the air on an incredible canopy zip line tour. During your unforgettable ride, gain a bird’s-eye view of the endless primary forest, Lake Arenal and the majestic Arenal Volcano. It’s your choice!

Today breakfast and dinner will be included.

Day 4: Arenal - Guanacaste

This morning, enjoy a unique view of the volcano during a delightful cruise on Lake Arenal, the largest and most important lake in Costa Rica. Travel through the stunning Costa Rica countryside today, arriving in the Guanacaste region which is known for its breathtaking beauty and fine sandy beaches. Here, rest and relaxation go hand-in-hand with mesmerizing ocean views and lush tropical greenery. Settle in for a relaxing two-night stay.

Today breakfast and dinner will be included.

Day 5: Guanacaste

Fun in the sun is in store for you as you enjoy this true tropical paradise. Relax by the pool or beach and take advantage of the amenities offered at your lovely resort.

Today breakfast will be included.

Day 6: Guanacaste - Sarchí - San Jose

After breakfast we travel to Sarchí, an important crafts center. There, take time to shop and explore. Later today, arrive in San Jose and visit the colorful Plaza de Cultura and the National Theatre, a magnificent building of post-Baroque splendor. This evening, enjoy a wonderful farewell dinner.

Today breakfast and dinner will be included.

Day 7: San Jose - Tour Ends

Today you depart for home with fabulous memories of your amazing adventure in Costa Rica.

Today breakfast will be included.

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Know Before You Go

Passport & Visa Information

Certain countries require a minimum of 6 months passport validity. You are strongly urged to contact the appropriate consulate for details.

IMPORTANT

We recommend that our clients travelling abroad take a photocopy of their passport and applicable visas. It should be packed separately from your actual passport and visa. We also recommend leaving a copy at home with your emergency contact.

Destination Facts & Stats

Elevation

The highest elevation encountered on this tour is 1,000 feet.

Please Note

We want you to enjoy your tour with us; therefore, it is important that you know this tour is an adventure! You will view spectacular scenery while experiencing the culture and heritage of the region. In some locations, we have selected small, comfortable hotels for their locations and they may be considered rustic.

To complete your tour, we include roundtrip airport-to-hotel transfers when purchasing our airfare with your tour. If you have arranged for your own air, we are pleased to provide you the option of purchasing these transfers. Please note that all transfers will leave at pre-scheduled times.

Please be advised many airlines do not provide advance seat assignments until check-in at the airport. Advance seating will be subject to the airline's terms and conditions.

Pace

This tour includes moderate physical activity. The itinerary blends some longer days with shorter days and more leisure time. Walking tours, as well as walking slightly longer distances, up stairs or on uneven walking surfaces should be expected.