9-Day Coast to Coast Adventure – Starting at $1,285.00 Adults / $465.00 Children
AVAILABLE FOR DAILY ARRIVALS IN SAN JOSE UNTIL DEC 7, 2018
Join a group of nature enthusiasts and discover the waterways, creeks and lagoons of the Tortuguero National Park in the northern Caribbean, the Amazon-like region of Costa Rica. Return to the mainland to meet your Private Driver for a scenic ride to the Tilaran Mountain Range, home to the Arenal Volcano Park. Before continuing to the Guanacaste Coast, enjoy a visit to the Arenal Sky Park Hanging Bridges for a close up look to the Rainforest of the Highlands and a soothing bath at the world famous Tabacon Hot Springs and Thermal Pools. This is another highly recommended one-of-a-kind holiday adventure for Friends and Family.
Enjoy this 9-day Costa Rica Coast to Coast Adventure vacation package featuring land and water excursions in the Caribbean Coast’s Tortuguero National Park, Arenal Volcano Park and Tabacon Hot Springs in the Central Mountain Range of Tilaran and the Tamarindo Beach Area in the North Pacific Coast of Guanacaste.
- 8 nights at your choice of hotels (1 in San Jose, 2 in Tortuguero, 2 in Arenal and 3 at the beach)
- 15 meals (8 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 3 dinners)
- All applicable entrance fees (except at the Tortuguero Park)
- Shared tour bus transfer to the Tortuguero Boat Dock
- Shared tour boat transfers to / from the Dock / Tortuguero lodge
- Private Airport Transfers on arrival and departure dates
- Guided Land and Water Adventure in Tortuguero
- Private Transfer through the San Carlos Valley en-route to Arenal
- Visit of the Thermal Pools at the Tabacon Hot Springs
- Visit of the Arenal Sky Park Hanging Bridges, the Rainforest of the Highlands
- Shared van transfer from Arenal to the Guanacaste Coast through the Pacific Savannas and through the Dry Tropical Dry Forest Lowlands
- English-speaking guides during tours
- Personalized service of our Costa Rica-based operational office
- All applicable taxes.
Day 1 | Welcome to San Jose, Costa Rica!
Your EcoAmerica Tours representative will greet you at the airport, assist you with your luggage and provide you with a private van transfer to the hotel of your choice for an overnight night stay. Check-in is available after 2:00 PM.
- Standard Class: Country Inn & Suites By Carlson
- First Class: Wyndham Herradura
- Superior Class: DoubleTree by Hilton Cariari
- Deluxe Class: Costa Rica Marriott
Day 2 | The Tortuguero Flooded Forest of the Northeast Caribbean Coast | B.L.D.
Early morning guided departure on board a tour bus (shared with other guests). Enjoy a drive through the Braulio Carrillo National Park en-route to the Caribbean Lowlands of the Tortuguero National Park. Stop for breakfast before boarding a riverboat for a nature cruise of the Amazon like region of Costa Rica. Check-in at the Pachira Lodge or best available for a two-night stay with all meals and lodge’s activity program. Visit the Tortuguero Village and the local Museum, or other activity as selected by your host. Balance of the day is spent relaxing by the pool or exploring the lodge’s estate on your own.
Day 3 | Exploring the waterways of Tortuguero | B.L.D.
After breakfast, join your guide for a nature cruise of the park’s creeks, rivers, and lagoons in search of exotic flora and fauna. Look for toucans, monkeys, turtles, herons, caimans, and iguanas. Enjoy an afternoon trail exploration. *$15.00 entrance fee to the National Park is not included and is payable on site. The order of the activities and/or features is subject to change by the lodge operator. Balance of the day is spent relaxing by the pool or exploring the lodge’s estate on your own.
Day 4 | Tortuguero / Arenal Volcano Park in the Tilaran Central Mountain Range | B.L.
After breakfast, you will share a boat transfer to the Marina in the mainland to connect with a share tour bus transfer to Guapiles Town; lunch included. After lunch, meet your private driver for a scenic ride through the lowlands of the San Carlos Valley en-route to the Arenal Volcano Park Area. Check-in at your choice of hotel for a two-night stay in a volcano view room. Balance of the day is spent relaxing by the pool or exploring the grounds of your hotel.
- Standard Class: La Pradera Hotel
- First Class: Magic Mountain Hotel
- Superior Class: Arenal Manoa
- Deluxe Class: Tabacon Grand Spa & Hotel (Orchid Rooms)
Day 5 | Arenal Sky Walk Hanging Bridges / Tabacon Hot Springs | B.L.D.
After breakfast at the hotel, meet your driver from the Sky Park Adventure Center for a scenic ride to the Sky Park to partake on a guided Nature Hike on the Sky Walk (hanging bridges over the rainforest and through the tree canopy) and through the trails. Enjoy an unforgettable experience when you look to one side and see the tops of the trees and at the same time feel the sensation of walking among the clouds. This experience offers a different observational perspective of the tropical forest, and it is a new alternative in nature lovers seeking a close up look of the Rainforest of the Highlands. Enjoy a typical lunch at the park before your transfer back to the hotel.
In the early evening, you will be provided with a short transfer to visit the world-famous Tabacon Hot Springs and Spa, the only hot springs in the Arenal Volcano area that is completely natural. Water flows by gravity throughout the property, forming in-river pools, waterfalls, and cascades and filling in the pools throughout the resort. As the underground Tabacon River flows through the magma in the volcano, the springs absorb minerals. Hot springs provide many benefits stemming from various chemical, physical and biological effects, the most notable is relaxing tense and tired muscles. While at Tabacon Hot Springs you will also enjoy a scrumptious buffet-dinner, the perfect treat to complete your visit to the Arenal Volcano National Park region. After dinner, you will be transferred back to your hotel.
Day 6 | Arenal / Tamarindo Beach in the Coast of Guanacaste | B.
After an early breakfast at the hotel, meet your local driver for a shared (shuttle van) ride to Tamarindo Beach in the Coast of Guanacaste for a three-night stay at the beach hotel of your choice. Balance of the day is at leisure enjoying the pool or the beach.
- Standard Class: Pasatiempo Hotel
- First Class: Tamarindo Diria Beach Hotel (Lagoon Rooms)
- Superior Class: Tamarindo Diria Beach Hotel (Sunset Ocean View Rooms)
- Deluxe Class: Cala Luna Boutique Hotel and Villas (Deluxe Room)
Days 7 & 8 | Enjoying the Beach & the facilities of your selected beachfront hotel | B.
These are two full days at leisure at the beach. Slow down, enjoy and indulge in a great Costa Rica beach get-away, you’re worth it! Our San Jose office is only a phone call away if you need additional information and/or further assistance.
Day 9 | Guanacaste / Liberia Intl. Airport / Home | B.
At the designated time, one of our local drivers will provide you with a private transfer to the Liberia airport to check-in for your onward flight.
PRICES PER PERSON IN US$ – MINIMUM 2 GUESTS
AVAILABLE FOR DAILY ARRIVALS IN SAN JOSE UNTIL DEC 7, 2018
|CATEGORY||DOUBLE||TRIPLE1||QUAD (2 BDR)||CHILD2||SINGLE SUPPLEMENT|
HIGH SEASON: JAN 2 TO APR 30 & JUL 1 TO AUG 31, 2018
LOW SEASON: MAY 1 TO JUN 30 & SEP 1 TO DEC 7, 2018
¹ Triple Occupancy share existing beds.
² Children policy: Maximum two children up to 11 year old sharing the same room and bedding arrangements with 2 adults.
Maximum occupancy per room: 2 adults and 2 children OR 3 adults and 1 child (Except at the Hilton).
In Tortuguero: Pachira Lodge is strategically located only 5 minutes away from the extraordinary Tortuguero National Park, and right across the main “canal” facing the town of Tortuguero. Surrounded by a network of very scenic canals, this is considered one of the most exotic regions of the world, characterized by its rich flora and fauna. The Pachira Lodge is strategically located on 34 acres with 88 comfortable guest rooms, private bathroom, hot water and ceiling fans, buffet-style meals and non-alcoholic beverages are included. Pachira offers bilingual tour guides, during the entire trip.
Important: from July to September, only a few minutes from the hotel, you can enjoy an unforgettable experience: the arrivals of the green sea turtle.
STANDARD CLASS HOTELS
In San Jose: Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Hotel Make the most of your trip to beautiful Costa Rica with the convenience and comforts at the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson®, San Jose Aeropuerto, Costa Rica. Lounge beside the two outdoor pools and enjoy fresh, local dining at the on-site Mambi Restaurant. Before setting out to explore nearby Pueblo Antiguo, INBioparque or other San Jose attractions, enjoy a hot breakfast compliments of the hotel, or stay in and order room service. This modern hotel also offers free high-speed Internet access and extended-stay suites, and it is within nine kilometers of the Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) with a convenient airport shuttle for guests.
In Arenal: La Pradera Hotel is a family establishment offering you a satisfying and memorable stay during your holiday in Arenal. The hotel gardens abound with many beautiful birds. Take a dip, cool off or just relax around a beautiful swimming pool and Jacuzzi. All rooms have a private terrace and a breathtaking view of the volcano. After a leisurely walk through the beautiful gardens, enjoy the best restaurant in the zone featuring national and international food. You may also share stories of your adventures over a cocktail or a variety of beers in the bar. To add to your comfort, amenities include air conditioning, cable TV and wireless Internet. La Pradera is located 2 km from the town of La Fortuna, on the road to the Arenal Volcano Park.
In Tamarindo Beach: Pasatiempo Hotel is a charming bed & breakfast situated in a luxurious tropical garden beneath the shade of hardwood, palm and mango trees. Located in the quiet part of town, it is only a five-minute walk to the beach. Although each room is surrounded by nature, you are only short walking distance from everything in town. Relax at the pool, enjoy a cocktail or a nice fresh meal at Monkey La-La, our full service bar/restaurant. Both Standard Rooms and Family Deluxe Rooms offer quiet comfort and unsurpassed value. They are fitted with the decorative and functional amenities usually found in more expensive rooms. You will be delighted to find the air-conditioning is new and quiet for your utmost comfort and complimentary Wi-Fi will keep you in touch with your loved ones back home.
Family Deluxe have a winding teak deck leading to the rooms located under the shade of an enormous mango tree towards the back of the property. These rooms are completely new and offer a large comfortable space. Stretch out on your private terrace and watch the hummingbirds while listening to the breeze strum the royal palm and mango trees, or relax on the living room sofa and enjoy a good read. The bedding has orthopedic queen mattresses, a private bathroom with shower and unlimited hot water, hair dryer, free Wi-Fi, flat screen TV with cable, safe deposit box, oversize closet, iron & ironing board, AC with 12,000 BTU high efficiency, and a private terrace with chairs made from local hardwood.
FIRST CLASS HOTELS
In San Jose: Wyndham Plaza Herradura Hotel With a prime location just minutes from San Jose’s International Airport (SJO), visitors to Costa Rica’s capital city will find the Wyndham the ideal retreat, with a wealth of amenities, an idyllic setting and world-class service. There are three restaurants and a stylish bar offering a variety of cuisines, and a daily bountiful, complimentary breakfast buffet. Each of the hotel’s 230 over-sized, 100% non-smoking guest rooms features contemporary styling, a unique fusion of warm and cool tones and thoughtful amenities like a flat panel TV, free Wi-Fi, plush bedding and ultra-modern air conditioning. Superior Rooms offer breathtaking views of the lush gardens.
In Arenal: Magic Mountain Hotel is a colonial modern hotel, located in La Fortuna facing the Arenal Volcano providing visitors with a stunning view of the colossal Volcano Arenal. It is surrounded by an exotic tropical zone, lush foliage and magnificent scenery. This property offers a prime location, panoramic volcano views, luxury accommodations and unrivaled service. We are nearby to downtown shops, souvenirs and other points of interest as well as the “hot springs”. All guest rooms feature an outdoor balcony or terrace that overlook the Volcano and are impeccably furnished with tiled private bathrooms, desk, and either a king bed or two double beds. For your convenience, all guest rooms are equipped with high-speed wireless internet access, telephone line and an in-room safe. The hotel has swimming pools, Jacuzzis, elevator, Spa, meeting and conference space, and innovative international cuisine at Lina’s Restaurant and at Magic Sport’s Bar. Hotel Magic Mountain will leave you with an unforgettable experience while making plans to return!
In Tamarindo Beach: Tamarindo Diria Hotel (Lagoon Rooms) is the iconic vibrant beach getaway for couples, families and singles to enjoy an unforgettable Costa Rica vacations in a privileged location. This genuine beach resort sits on 5 acres of beautifully manicured beachfront gardens along a stretch of sugar-white sand beach and surrounded by lush green mountains and national parks. Guests of all ages enjoy an authentic Costa Rica vacation featuring watersports, golf at two nearby world-class courses, land activities, tours and excursions, four swimming pools a whirlpool, five bars and six different restaurants including a steakhouse. The Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort appeals to a wide range of travelers because of the equally wide range of things to do in and around the Resort – including the fine art of doing nothing at all!
SUPERIOR CLASS HOTELS
In San Jose: DoubleTree by Hilton Cariari Hotel Conveniently located only fifteen minutes from Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO), this San Jose Costa Rica hotel is a haven in the capital city of the country and the perfect location for your leisure trip. It is also a great place to start exploring the country or to relax before returning home. All the guest rooms boast elegant design featuring our exclusive Sweet Dreams® beds with plush top mattress and jumbo hypo-allergenic pillows. Modern amenities include a 37-inch cable TV with Spanish and English networks, in-room climate control and more. The bathroom features a tub/shower combination and luxurious bath products. For your convenience, free Wi-Fi access is available in public areas. To keep in shape, enjoy the onsite 24-hour fitness center.
In Arenal: Arenal Manoa Hotel is a destination resort created for you to enjoy the combination of a high-quality service and an exuberant natural beauty. Everything starts with our Jr. suites that combine modern and rustic architecture, with plenty of space for your comfort, where you can enjoy the view of the Arenal Volcano from your own bed, also a big bathroom with a little garden just to emphasize the natural beauty that surrounds our estate. While resting in your private terrace, enjoy impressive vistas of the mighty Arenal and the beautiful gardens of our property. Guests at Arenal Manoa can take advantage of the spacious gardens for walking and meditation as well as the opportunities to see the daily operations of a typical Costa Rican farm. Our Junior Suites have been designed in a way that you cannot fail to see any detail of the panoramic view of the Volcano from your own room. Each one is equipped with: Two Queen-sized beds, A/C, satellite television, private bath with hot water and a hair dryer, telephone, volcano-view terrace, refrigerator, safe-deposit box, coffee maker. Our services include: a lovely restaurant, a fun lounge, and a great swimming pool.
In Tamarindo Beach: Tamarindo Diria Hotel (Sunset Ocean View Rooms) is the iconic vibrant beach getaway for couples, families and singles to enjoy an unforgettable Costa Rica vacations in a privileged location. This genuine beach resort sits on 5 acres of beautifully manicured beachfront gardens along a stretch of sugar-white sand beach and surrounded by lush green mountains and national parks. Guests of all ages enjoy an authentic Costa Rica vacation featuring watersports, golf at two nearby world-class courses, land activities, tours and excursions, four swimming pools a whirlpool, five bars and six different restaurants including a steakhouse. The Tamarindo Diria Beach Resort appeals to a wide range of travelers because of the equally wide range of things to do in and around the Resort – including the fine art of doing nothing at all!
DELUXE CLASS HOTELS
In San Jose: Costa Rica Marriott Hotel San Jose. Drink in the unique architecture, elegant furnishings and luscious surroundings of this beautiful colonial hacienda set on a 30 acre coffee plantation. Captivating grounds, exceptional service and a relaxing ambiance await you. Unwind in either of their two swimming pools, or take a stroll on their lush garden paths. The state-of-the-art fitness center or well-lit tennis courts are the perfect place to work up a sweat, while their full-service Kuö Spa will pamper you with luxurious treatments. Experience a number of acclaimed restaurants, including La Castilla, where talented chefs prepare sushi right in front of guests. Fine dining, exquisite tapas and wines are offered at La Isabela, known as one of the best restaurants in San Jose. Sophisticated rooms and suites boast plush bedding and 24-hour room service. Book your stay for an unforgettable experience at Costa Rica Marriott in San Jose.
Sophisticated rooms and suites boast plush bedding and 24-hour room service. Enjoy, magnificent natural attractions such as volcanoes, rainforest excursions and canopy zip-line tours service. The Marriott San Jose was voted by Condé Nast as one of the best hotels in Central America.
In Langosta Beach: Cala Luna Luxury Boutique Hotel & Villas (Deluxe Room). is located on Playa Langosta, just a few steps from the world-renowned beach town of Tamarindo. You will enjoy the bustle of Tamarindo, its shops and restaurants. Ideally situated on a secluded slice of the pristine beach called Playa Langosta, you can enjoy a sunset all to yourself as you watch the waves roll in from the Pacific Ocean. The hotel and villas are surrounded by tall indigenous trees that are home to families of howler monkeys, tropical birds and butterflies. Yoga classes and massages are offered in a lavish spa. Enjoy the outdoor pool and dine in the gourmet restaurant. Whether your definition of luxury means lounging behind fluttering curtains in one of the poolside cabanas, soaking up the warm sunshine from your lounge chair on the secluded white sand beach, or sipping cocktails from our lounge or restaurant under the starlight, once you arrive at Cala Luna, you´ll know you have arrived where you belong.
This upscale hotel offers direct access to Langosta Beach. It’s 2 km from Bolas Locas Mini Golf and 6 km from Tamarindo Airport. Here, overlooking Tamarindo Bay and the Pacific Ocean, you’ll feel the relief of knowing you have truly come back to nature without sacrificing comfort or quality. Elegant rooms and villas with patio terraces provide flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi and safes. The villas add living areas, dining areas, and kitchens with microwaves and refrigerators plus gardens with private pools.
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