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Costa Rica Volcano, forests and beach

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What to Expect

Day 1: Arrival and private transfer to La Fortuna where the beautiful Arenal Volcano is located

Stop At: Arenal Springs Resort, Alajuela Province, San Carlos, Costa Rica
Arrival to the Juan Santamaria Airport in San Jose (SJO). A representative from Costa Rica Vacations will meet you at the airport and take you La Fortuna, where the Arenal Volcano is located. Stay overnight in the Arenal Springs Resort, which has its own hot springs on the property.
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Arenal Springs Resort and Spa

Day 2: Hike the Trails at El Silencio

Stop At: Mirador El Silencio, Arenal Volcano National Park, La Fortuna de San Carlos Costa Rica
A visit to the trails of El Silencio - a series of hiking trails located close to Arenal Volcano. Back at your hotel, Arenal Springs Resort, enjoy the hot springs and an additional night stay. Breakfast included.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Arenal Springs Resort & Spa

Day 3: Private transfer to Monteverde

Stop At: Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve, 22 MI Southeast Of Tilaran 35 km, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve 55-5655 Costa Rica
fter breakfast, take a private transfer van, to Monteverde cloud forest, where you will stay in a Peninsula Room at Hotel Belmar. In the evening, enjoy a hike through the cloud forest in order to see the nocturnal animals of this ecosystem.
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Peninsula Room at Hotel Belma

Day 4: The best zipline in the country is at Selvatura Park

Stop At: Butterfly Garden at Selvatura Park, Costa Rica
At Selvatura Park, take the best canopy zipline tour in the country, including hanging bridges and a thrilling Tarzan Swing. Afterwards, visit the hummingbird garden, and butterfly farm with a tasty typical lunch. Stay another night at Hotel Belmar.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Hotel Belmar

Day 5: Private transfer to Manuel Antonio national park

Stop At: Manuel Antonio National Park, Manuel Antonio Costa Rica
After breakfast, ride privately to the Manuel Antonio National Park and beaches. The afternoon is free to explore the area including the world-famous Park - the most popular tourist destination of all the national parks. Stay overnight at Costa Verde Hotel overlooking the beautiful white sand and ocean
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Costa Verde Hotel

Day 6: Endangered mangroves at Damas Island--by boat or kayak

Stop At: Isla Damas, Puntarenas Costa Rica
Today, after breakfast, is the moment to view the endangered mangroves and Damas Island. During the 20-minute drive the guide will explain some of the scenery highlights. Travel up the Paquita River by either kayak or motor boat. View an abundance of aviary species, snakes, ant eaters and white faced monkeys while the guide offers facts about the natural inhabitants found in this unique region. This tour takes you through the natural canals and provides an ideal opportunity to observe heron species, kingfishers, ospreys and other migratory birds. As you journey through the brackish waters you pass beneath tunnels made naturally from tree and jungle growths. The tour lasts approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes, and lunch can be arranged before or after the trip. The kayaks are available in 1 passenger and/or 2 passenger configurations and do not require previous experience. This evening, stay over once again at Hotel Costa Verde.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Costa Verde Hotel

Day 7: Free day at Quepos Beach

Stop At: Quepos Post Office, Av. Central, Provincia de Puntarenas, Quepos, Costa Rica
After breakfast, enjoy a free beach day or sit by the pool, or even explore the nearby town of Quepos on the other side of the hill.
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Costa Verde Hotel

Day 8: Departure direct by private transfer van to San Jose airport

Stop At: Parque Juan Santamaria, C. 2 and Avda. 3, Alajuela 20101 Costa Rica
A private transfer van will return you to San Jose airport in time to check in for your flight home
Duration: 2 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered


  • Juan Santamaria Intl Airport, San Jose Costa Rica
8 days
  • 6x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 7 nights
  • Entry/Admission - Arenal Springs Resort
  • Entry/Admission - Mirador El Silencio
  • Entry/Admission - Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve
  • Entry/Admission - Butterfly Garden at Selvatura Park
  • Entry/Admission - Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Isla Damas
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


About the operator

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By: Costa Rica Vacations (CRV)
2 reviews
Private shuttle service across country
We booked 3 segments of travel and thoroughly enjoyed each experience. Erich was our driver and we had an
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Ellen N
Starkville, United States
Fantastic...wouldn't change a minute!
Marco planned a week long trip for us with our 16 year old grandson who wanted to practice his Spanish. Every
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