Off the Beaten Path

Off the Beaten Track 1

The journey will take us from one of our most biodiverse rainforests to a secluded white sand beach small village. The Braulio Carrillo National Park sets the tone for an adventure like no other, lush-green hills and colorful wildlife await. Boca Tapada is the next stop and a bird watchers paradise get ready to experience a natural wonder at Rio Celeste. The perfect ending is to enjoy a marvelous beach village with incredible gastronomy, nature, and picture-perfect sunsets.

General information


10 days / 9 nights


Braulio Carrillo, Boca Tapada, Celeste River, Santa Teresa.

Prices per person based on double occupancy starting at:

Price Range With Transfer With Rental Car
Deluxe US$2,450.00 US$2,250.00


Important notes:

  • Rental car with Full Coverage from arrival until local airstrip in Tambor.
  • Both options include local flights from Tambor to San Jose.
  • Tour will be shared.
  • Deluxe uses the best rooms at each hotel.
  • For this package, it is recommended to arrive at San Jose Airport before 3:00 PM and depart later than noon.


Day 1 Arrival
After your arrival at Juan Santamaria International Airport, our staff members will be waiting for you, and escort you to the hotel in Braulio Carrillo National park (1 ½ hours drive from Airport).
For the rental car option, you will meet an agent from the rental car at arrivals and will get your SUV to depart to the Braulio Carrillo area on your own.

Day 2 Braulio Carrillo
Leave the city and depart to the lush greenery of Braulio Carrillo. During your stay at your lodge, you will have a guided day and night hike. The hotel property is next to the National Park.

Day 3 Braulio Carrillo – Boca Tapada
Around noon depart for the driver to Boca Tapada in the North lowlands. Upon arrival check in at your Lodge.

Day 4 Boca Tapada
Today you will have a guided hike in the trails of the property and unlimited use of the kayaks.

Day 5 Boca Tapada – Celeste River
Around noon depart for the driver to Tenorio Volcano area.Upon arrival check in at your hotel.

Day 6 Celeste River
Today you will have a hike in the Tenorio National park and will get to see the Rio Celeste and the amazing rainforest of the area.

Day 7 Celeste River – Santa Teresa
Mid-morning departs for the drive to the North Pacific coast, upon arrival at the amazing Santa Teresa check in at your hotel.

Day 8 & 9 Santa Teresa
Here you will have 2 full days to relax, enjoy the beach or book any additional tour like surf classes, horseback riding, etc.

Day 10 Departure
Depending on the local flight departure time, that connects better with your international flight back home, depart for the hour drive to Tambor airstrip. The local flight takes just 40 minutes and you will be at the International airport ready for check in for your international flight back home.
For the rental car option, you must drive on your own to Tambor Airstrip, upon meeting an agent from the rental car, return the car and check in for your flight to San Jose.


This Trip Includes

  • All Transportation from arrival until departure.
  • 2 nights in Braulio Carrillo National Park area with Breakfast included.
  • Day hike in the trails near Braulio Carrillo National Park.
  • Night hike in the trails near Braulio Carrillo National Park.
  • 2 nights at Boca Tapada with breakfast included.
  • Day Hike in Boca Tapada.
  • Use of Kayaks in the hotel property in Boca Tapada.
  • 2 nights at Rio Celeste breakfast included.
  • Hike in Tenorio National Park to visit Rio Celeste.
  • 3 nights at Santa Teresa Beach with breakfast included.
  • Sale taxes.

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