SOME EXTRA TIPS
After your arrival at Juan Santamaría International Airport, one of our staff members will escort you to the downtown Park Inn hotel in San Jose, within walking distance to area museums, shops and restaurants.
A short journey via land and water will bring you to the jungle paradise of Tortuguero National Park. Sit back and relax on a guided boating adventure with beautiful scenery and wildlife sightings along Tortuguero’s waterways before reaching Pachira Lodge, a colorful riverfront hotel.
Later on, you will embark on a visit to the small town of Tortuguero for souvenir shopping. Stop by the sea turtle museum along the way, managed by the Caribbean Conservation Corporation.
A scenic boat transfer and small drive will bring you to the Arenal Volcano area. Once there, Arenal Manoa Hotel offers comfortable, friendly service and amazing views of the volcano.*
Revel in the atmosphere of the cool rainforest during a fascinating nature walk at the Arenal Volcano National Park before a soothing dip in the Ecotermales Hot Springs and gardens. Other adventurous and exciting activities for the entire family are easily located nearby.
Cross the Arenal Lake on a pleasant boat ride with unique views of the volcano (weather permitting) and make your way up the to the world famous highland cloud forest of Monteverde for a cool respite at the Cloud Forest Lodge.
Seek out the elusive and beautiful Quetzal and other magnificent birds during a nature walk through the misty orchid lined paths and explore the area’s fine restaurants at night.
A relaxing scenic drive via private transport will bring you to the Pacific coast to enjoy the beach and monkey sightings at Manuel Antonio National Park. This luscious park is the home of an amazing coastal rainforest and white sandy beaches. The Parador Hotel, your home for three nights, is a beautiful property providing easy access to the national park and is in close proximity to local tours and restaurants.
You will return to San Jose via ground shuttle for one last day of souvenir shopping and an overnight stay at the Park Inn, San Jose Hotel.
Following breakfast, our staff will pick you up from your San Jose hotel and transport you to Juan Santamaría International Airport for your return flight home. (Please consult airport regarding departure times for international flights).