Costa Rica Fire And Water
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Costa Rica Fire And Water
Day 1: ARRIVAL
After you complete immigration procedures, a Go Costa Rica Vacations representative will meet you at the main exit of the Juan Santamaria International Airport. You will receive a package with useful information along with a country map and a booklet with general information. This will be followed by a 25-minute drive to your hotel in San Jose for check-in. You are free to spend the rest of the day at your leisure.
Your hotel in San Jose is surrounded by three different parks which offer a beautiful view on Paseo Las Damas, the most historic avenue in San José.The hotel offers easy access that as well as ample and secure parking with capacity for larger tour buses.
The hotel offers two large meeting rooms, the Magnolia restaurant with 24-hour service and great entertainment at our Colonial Casino Club, right next to our hotel.
Many restaurants, corporate centers, an exciting nightlife in bars and casinos, cultural attractions and shopping centers, are all just steps away
- Pick up at the airport, transportation to the hotel, accommodation and City Tour (depending on arrival time) included.
Your journey begins as you leave the urban center of Costa Rica’s central valley and head north into the mountains. Your first stop is the renowned La Paz Waterfall Gardens. Enjoy a walk along a sparkling mountain river with views of gorgeous waterfalls, framed by serene, forested mountains. Here you will visit a wildlife-rescue reserve, home to jungle cats, monkeys, birds, butterflies, reptiles and amphibians, all being rehabilitated and cared for at the preserve. After lunch, you will be able to experience the tropical plantations and traditional cattle ranches of the northern plains before arriving at your hotel below the Arenal Volcano.
A relaxing stay at the hotel awaits you. Arenal Paraiso Hotel is one of the most renowned hotels in the town of La Fortuna. Its great variety of services will guarantee that all guests enjoy their vacation. There are 36 Standard rooms, 74 Superior rooms and 2 Suites waiting for you.
Designed for the enjoyment of its clients, there is a SPA that promises you the best quality along with a great variety of treatments. The combination of beautiful vegetation and hot springs will provide you with total relaxation of body and mind.
By the way, Arenal Paraiso Hotel has a restaurant which offers excellent meat and sea food, perfect for lovers of great food! The resort owns a Canopy Tour within its grounds, ideal for all of those who would like a real jungle-adventure.
Once you are conducted to your room, you can relax enjoying the natural beauty of the area. No doubt you will be impressed by the Arenal Volcano whose perfect cone looms above the surrounding countryside.
This day and its charm is far from over. Prepare your bathing suit and then we go to Baldi Hot Springs.
Amidst the tropical rainforest, Baldi boasts 25 thermal water pools filled by crystalline waterfalls, for the use and enjoyment of all its visitors.
The purity of the water will make you feel like you are floating in a oasis of healing, with birds singing all around and the sound of falling water invites you to relax and recover your wellness and quality of life.
This is an experience of a lifetime. You can admire and photograph yourself in the most beautiful gardens, relax in pools at different temperatures, enjoy jacuzzis, saunas as well as an exquisite buffet dinner.
- Transportation from San José to Arenal, breakfast, a visit to the La Paz Waterfall Gardens and its facilities, lunch, lodging, and a visit, entrance and buffet dinner at Baldi Hot Springs are all included.
Your morning starts with an exquisite Costa Rican breakfast. Then, with your private guide and driver, you will explore the trails in search of wildlife. This region hosts an amazing 400 bird species, including a huge diversity of hummingbirds. There are also opportunities to encounter spider monkeys, howler monkeys, coati, and peccaries. After lunch, you will visit the Arenal Hanging Bridges, a complex of suspension bridges and trails through a beautiful rainforest, with views of the volcano. This is a truly customizable day, as your private guide can make extra stops so that you may take time to take pictures and appreciate the spectacular views.
In the afternoon you can relax in the thermal pools of the hotel, its paths and gardens. The Arenal Volcano will always rise in front of you.
The La Fortuna area (Arenal Volcano) has a variety of restaurants for all tastes. There are also bars and activities to fill the night. Discover it!
- Breakfast, transportation, the tour to the hanging bridges and lodging are included.
This day after breakfast, the next destination that awaits us is Manuel Antonio National Park.
It will be about 4 hour drive from the northern part of the country to the Pacific coast. Many different sights to see and many places await where we can stop to create photographic memories.
Manuel Antonio National Park, on the central Pacific coast of Costa Rica, has rugged jungles, white sand beaches and coral reefs. The reserve is famous for its enormous diversity of tropical flora and fauna, such as three-toed sloths, white-faced capuchin monkeys in danger of extinction, and 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 be enjoying the atmosphere offered by the beach. The white sands and very blue sea will be our new environment for the next few days.
Upon arrival you will receive your room in addition to 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 the natural beach paradise where your only concern will be to decide what to do next ….
Enjoy your stay at the Hotel Karahe where its many gardens are maintained daily, achieving a spectacular habitat to be shared by guests and wildlife alike.
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 precious waterfall, tanning chairs where you can rest in the friendly surroundings. When night falls, the swimming pool area has special lighting, which gives it a romantic and cozy touch you will no doubt appreciate.
- Breakfast, transportation from La Fortuna to Manuel Antonio National Park, and accommodation are included.
Today the recommendation is the following:
After recharging your batteries with a breakfast “à la tica” we stroll the network of trails and 7 beautiful white-sand beaches that lie along the deep blue sea. Prepare yourself with some fruits and your favorite drink. It will be a day full of experiences with different mammals
Watch out!!! The white face monkeys will try to steal your fruit ….
You decide how long you want to be in this natural sanctuary. Many times, you do not want to leave there. Walk and see a variety of birds, mammals, and shady trees before finally cooling off in the refreshing salt sea.
The day is yours … enjoy it.
For dinner we recommend seafood. You can choose from many restaurants in the area. At night you listen to live music or dance in a disco.
- Breakfast and accommodation are included
After breakfast, you can choose from a long list of activities awaiting you. You can spend your day ocean and river kayaking, sport fishing, horseback riding, canopy tours, sunset sailing, touring the Isla Damas Estuary, visiting theRain Maker Reserve, white water rafting, or simply relaxing on the beautiful beaches or at your hotel.
- Breakfast and accommodation are included
It’s the last day on the beach. Enjoy your breakfast and free morning. At 1pm they will be picking you up to leave for San Jose where theHotel Sleep Inn awaits you for your last night before returning home.
- Breakfast, transportation from Manuel Antonio National Park to San Jose, and lodging are included.
Eat a hearty breakfast and, then, at the agreed time, we will drive you to the international airport. The holidays may come to an end but remember … Costa Rica always awaits you with open arms ….
- Breakfast and transportation to the international airport included.