Overview & Highlights
Stay in gorgeous countryside properties and eco-lodges to explore volcanic landscapes, bird-filled cloudforest before lazing at a top Pacific beach resort.
- Arenal: Guided excursion to the Ecotermales Hot Springs
- Monteverde: twilight tour at El refugio
- Monteverde: Guided exploration of Santa Elena Reserve
Combine outdoor adventures with beach wind-down time on the Pacific coast. Costa Rica is bursting with an extraordinary diversity of flora and fauna and its people are among the friendliest in Latin America. The comprehensive network of national parks with their extensive trails is always very accessible. This short holiday uses modern, shared minibuses for transport between hotels.
Begin your adventure with a couple of days exploring the beautiful landscapes in the shadow of the picture-perfect Arenal Volcano Move on to discover the densely packed canopy in the Monteverde cloud forest, with its rich bird and animal life on display. After this, travel to the Pacific coast and stay at a beach resort on the Nicoya Peninsula for a few days’ relaxation.
Arrive in San José and transfer to countryside resort..
At leisure on the property.
By road to Arenal volcano area.
Excursion to the hot springs at Ecotermales
Optional hanging bridges, lake kayaking or Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge.
Drive to Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve; twilight tour.
Guided exploration of Santa Elena Reserve.
Transfer to beach resort hotel on the Nicoya Peninsula, Pacific coast.
At leisure on the beach.
Transfer to airport for international flight home.
What our clients say
97% of our clients rated their experience with us as Excellent or Good.
"I was particularly impressed with the scenery in Bolivia. I had expected the salt flats but the rest of the country was a real bonus. On the optional excursions, I particularly enjoyed Chacaltaya and the star gazing in San Pedro."GP, Northwich
Tailor made holiday
Our specialists have been expertly crafting award-winning tailor-made holidays to Latin America for 40 years. We would be delighted to create a truly personalised trip which perfectly matches your wishes and requirements.
Hannah Waterhouse - Travel Consultant
Hannah had an early introduction to Latin America when her family moved to Ecuador and she returned to study in Buenos Aires for a year before backpacking across the continent.
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