Costa Rica Coast to Coast
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Costa Rica Coast to Coast
After you pass through immigration and customs at the Juan Santa Maria International Airport we will be waiting for you to transport you to your hotel in the center of San Jose, capital of Costa Rica.
Transportation to the hotel, accommodation and city tour (Depending on the arrival time) is included.
At 8:00 A.M. we will drive from San Jose to the Caribbean province of Limon. On route you will cross through Braulio Carrillo National Park, a rain forest full of dense vegetation and beautiful panoramic views.
We will arrive in the beautiful beach town of Puerto Viejo, 34 miles southeast of Puerto Limón, at around one o’clock in the afternoon.
The crystal blue water of the beach and the relaxed atmosphere of the Latin, Afro-Caribbean and indigenous culture of the Bribrí tribe have earned this spot much fame and popularity. The people of this region speak their own language called Patois (pronounced “patuá”) which is a mixture of English, Spanish and French. Puerto Viejo is definitely a place to enjoy a relaxing and fun vacation.
This region offers many attractions and activities.
Brava Beach is the most famous for surfing in Puerto Viejo and offers golden sand, crystal clear waters, and tropical vegetation. Other attractions include Cahuita National Park, the Talamanca Indigenous Reserve and the Gandoca Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge. Horseback riding, snorkeling, diving, mountain biking, and kayaking are some of the activities that visitors can enjoy in this place. There are many colorful bars, restaurants and hotels that brighten the mood with Reggae and Calypso music both day and night.
Your hotel will be Cariblue Beach & Jungle Resort.
Cariblue Beach & Jungle Resort is a three-star hotel famous for its 5-acre tropical garden located between the jungle and the crystalline waters of the Costa Rican Caribbean Sea.
Upon arrival, you will be greeted with a refreshing cocktail. Then you will be conducted to your room and the afternoon will be yours to enjoy. The hotel facilities that will amaze you. The Caribbean Sea is at your disposal: just a short stroll a spectacular garden away.
- Breakfast, transportation San Jose – Puerto Viejo de Limon, dinner and accommodation included.
After breakfast and we will pick you up from your hotel at 8:00 am and take you in a minibus to the town of Cahuita. There you will meet your captain and guide who will take you by boat to a coral reef where you can snorkel for two hours at two different points in the Cahuita National Park.
Then you will go to the beach to rest and have a snack of tropical fruits.
This is followed by a guided walk of an hour and a half through the National Park. This National Park is a combination of beautiful beaches, coral reefs and a tropical jungle where you can easily observe many species of monkeys, sloths, frogs, butterflies and more.
We will return to the hotel at two o’clock where you have free time to do as you please. There are many bars and restaurantsoffering a very active and safe nightlife. The gastronomic options in seafood are highly recommended.
- Breakfast, transportation to Cahuita, water shuttle, captain-guide, snorkeling tour, equipment, walk through the Cahuita National Park with tourist guide, tropical fruits, and lodging included.
The whole day is set aside for your personal pleasure. You can walk stroll along the beaches or hike through the jungle. Meet the people and learn about their unique culture. You can also take a local tour.
- Breakfast and accommodation are included.
9:30am: Today we will transport you to the slopes of the Arenal volcano. It will be a route full of green landscapes and beautiful views. We will arrive at three-thirty in the afternoon at the Hotel Arenal Paraiso. Its lovely gardens and thermal waters will help you unwind and regroup.
In the evening we will visit Baldi Hot Springs, whose 25 pools of different temperatures come directly from the veins of the volcano. You will also enjoy natural hot tubs, saunas and an exquisite dinner at the foot of the volcano.
Transportation, accommodation, visit and admission to Baldi Hot Springs with dinner are all included.
You will awake in paradise. Lovely panoramic views and the singing of birds will greet you at sunrise. After breakfast, you can relax in the thermal pools or venture on a trip to a waterfall in the area.At 2:45 in the afternoon we will take you to Monteverde crossing the Arenal Lake by boat. It will be an incredible experience and you will be able to take pictures of the Arenal Volcano from different angles.
It will be a journey that is divided into three sections car – boat – car.
At 5:45 we will arrive at the El Establo hotel nestled in the misty cloud forest of Monteverde. El Establo offers the best quality services that will make your trip an unforgettable experience: The area`s best views, a hotel boasts a heated indoor pool, spa, restaurants, café-bars, special events center, internet access, souvenirs shop, tennis court, mini soccer court, hiking trails, nigth walk, canopy tour and a most charming staff. This half Costa Rican – half Quaker, family owned hotel, will allow you to share the best of both cultures. El Establo was established in 1991, with a story behind its name, and the effort of a family that changed their livelihood from cattle ranching to tourism.
Breakfast, transportation from Arenal to Monteverde, as well as lodging are included.
After breakfast we will hike through the middle of the cloud forest. The experience is unique because of the way you will do it …
At 8:00 AM the Sky Walk Tour will begin.
The Sky Walk, is a series of trails and hanging bridges that offer you more than a unique experience in the middle of the forest. It allows a view of the forest from a different point of view, which starts with a beautiful hike exploring the forest floor, to then explore the treetops, a little visited habitat known as the “canopy“; All this will be done together with a naturalist guide.
Breakfast, Sky Walk tour, and accommodation are all included.
At 9:00 am, after breakfast, we will drive you to Tamarindo Beach.
Descending from the Cloud Forest, you will reach the beautiful white sandy beaches of the Pacific at two in the afternoon.
Tamarindo is one of the most easily accessible beach towns in the region. With crystal clear turquoise waters and an ideal climate.
Its geographical and climatic conditions make it an renowned area for surfing and other water sports. It is distinguished by its gentle waves and crystal-clear waters, with yellowish sand, exuberant vegetation, and coral reefs. The ocean off the coast of Tamarindo is full of marlins, tuna, gallo fish, red snapper, jack mackerel, groupers and sailfish, among others.
Being one of the most developed cities in the region, Tamarindo has something to offer for all tastes. Ideal place for family adventures or for couples on their honeymoon, this city offers comfort and serenity in one location. Even the busiest days are relaxing.
Your accommodation at the The Best Western Tamarindo Vista Villas Hotel will be pleasant, just the perfect place to spend your vacation.
This family-friendly guest houses are just a 5 minutes’ walk from the beach and overlook Tamarindo Bay. The hotel has an outdoor pool, restaurant and cabaña-style rooms with a balcony.
The Best Western Tamarindo Vista Villas rooms have air conditioning, free WiFi, cable TV, a safe for your valuables and a private bathroom with a hairdryer.
This property features the Monkey Bar, which offers cold tropical drinks and live entertainment. In addition, a salsa band and a DJ at the Monkey bar perform live on Friday nights. The Secret Spot restaurant specializes in seafood and meat. There is a bar in the pool facing the beach.
Breakfast, transportation from Monteverde to Tamarindo, and hotel accomodations are included.
Today the day is free. You can choose the time you eat breakfast. In addition to the hotel’s swimming pools full of refreshing waters, you have beautiful beaches for your enjoyment. There are also activities that you can schedule such as a full-day Nicaragua tour, the Antares Sailing Sunset Cruise, an ATV Mountain and Beach Tour from Tamarindo, a drive to the sky-blue colored Rio Celeste and Llanos de Cortes Waterfall Tour from Tamarindo, a hiking tour of theRincon de la Vieja Volcano National Park, or a canopy tour just outside Tamarindo
There is more: an afternoon Sailing and Snorkeling Tour in Tamarindo, Vandara Adventure Combo, horseback riding, ziplining and hot springs, a Snorkel & Sunset Cruise with lunch, zipline, horseback riding, and hot springs private combo tour in Guanacaste, a nocturnal night Turtle Nesting Tour from Tamarindo, the Palo Verde National Park Boat Tour with lunch, whitewater rafting class III and IV, surfing lesson in Tamarindo, Open Water Diver Certification OWD, Catalina Island Diving Tour From Tamarindo and Langosta, Miravalles Crater and Waterfalls from Tamarindo, and, finally, a buggy tour of Tamarindo.
You can choose any of these activities, indicate the day of your choice, and we will have your reservation ready. You decide what you like to do ..
Breakfast and accommodation are included.
Today is a day off. After breakfast you can choose an activity or local tour. Enjoy !!!
- Breakfast and accommodation are included.
At 8:15 am, we leave after breakfast, heading to Manuel Antonio National Park.
The Manuel Antonio National Park, on the central Pacific coast of Costa Rica, has rugged jungles, white sand beaches and coral reefs. The park is famous for its enormous biodiversity, such as three-toed sloths and white-faced capuchin monkeys in danger of extinction as well as hundreds of species of birds. The nearly 680 hectares of the national park are full of hiking trails, which run from the coast to the mountains.
Around noon we will enjoy the atmosphere offered by the beach, white sands and very blue sea that will be our new home for the next few days.
Upon arrival you will shown to your room and given some explanations about the hotel and the Manuel Antonio Park area. Activities to do in the day and night are many, you will be in a natural beach paradise where your only concern will be to decide your next activity ….
Enjoy your stay at the Hotel Karahe
Located in Manuel Antonio National Park, Karahe Hotel has a variety of gardens that are maintained daily, to achieve this beautiful habitat to be enjoyed by our guests and the animals that live in the gardens of our hotel.
The beach and the ocean are our biggest assets. Their beauty and purity make Hotel Karahe your best choice in Manuel Antonio area.
The hotel has a swimming pool with a exquisite waterfall as well as tanning chairs where you can enjoy your company in a friendly atmosphere. When night falls, the swimming pool area has special lighting, which gives it a totally romantic and cozy style.
- Breakfast, transfer from Tamarindo to Manuel Antonio National Park, and accommodation are included.
Today you will enjoy the warm waters of Manuel Antonio National Park aboard a Catamaran. You will enjoy the marine life of the area observing turtles, dolphins, and aquatic birds among other species.
Sail on the 100 feet long giant Ocean King catamaran in Quepos. The friendly and professional staff will show you a good time, music, great cocktail bar, excellent service.
The Ocean King experience starts in Quepos Bay, where the crew awaits you with music, food and cold drinks. Once everybody is on board we head south, around coast, to the majestic scenery of Manuel Antonio National Park, where blue sky meets green lush mountains. You can enjoy snorkeling or waterslides, and have a cold, refreshing drink. A traditional lunch will be served on the boat. In addition, snacks and fresh fruit will be served throughout the whole trip. Jump into the Jacuzzi; hang out on the 2 trampolines and feel the breeze.
Breakfast, transportation to the marina, catamaran tour with drinks, cocktails, lunch, fruits, snacks, and snorkeling gear, as well as accommodation are included.
Today is a free day. We recommend any type of activity in the area. Do you like sport fishing? You also have at your disposal a network of trails and 7 beautiful beaches with blue waters where you can spend an unforgettable day.
If you want more action, the area offers activities such as:
Make your choice and we will arrange everything …
- Breakfast and accommodation are included.
Today, at one in the afternoon, we will drive you to San Jose where you will spend your last night before returning home. In the morning you can relax by the hotel pool or buy gifts and souvenirs to take home.
- Breakfast, transportation from Manuel Antonio to San Jose, and accommodation in Sleep Inn Hotel are included.
Enjoy a delicious breakfast and, at the agreed time, we will drive you to the international airport. This may be the end of the holidays but remember … Costa Rica always awaits you with open arms ….
- Breakfast and transportation to the international airport are included.