Costa Rica and Cuba

Street in Old Havana (Habana Vieja), Cuba
Historic Streets
Smiling woman in Havana, Cuba
Friendly Locals
Colourful buildings in Havana, Cuba
Colourful Architecture
Arenal Volcano, Costa Rica
Majestic Volcanoes
Boat ride in Tortuguero National Park, Costa Rica
Jungle Adventures
Sloth in Costa Rica
Cute Critters
Parrots in Costa Rica
Vibrant Nature
Selva Verde Lodge in Sarapqiquí, Costa Rica
Beautiful Hikes

Experience Cuba’s rich history and colourful culture in Havana before exploring some of the world’s most bio-diverse and unspoiled landscapes in Costa Rica. With stays on each side of the sparkling Caribbean Sea, this expert crafted twin-country holiday showcases the best of this exciting region. The unbridled energy and vibrancy of Havana is matched by Costa Rica’s extravagant and exotic natural offering, each providing countless new experiences and life-long memories to treasure. Stroll amongst pastel-hued colonial mansions and verdant forest teeming with life, listen to a lively salsa band and a cacophony of exotic birds, learn the story of La Revolución and the ancient uses of the cacao plant. This is once-in-a-lifetime holiday that will nourish the mind, body and soul.

As always, our tours can be tailor-made to your requirements. Talk to your travel consultant about adding extra excursions to your itinerary.

Your adventure begins! Transfer to your charming homestay accommodation in Havana.
You will take a walking tour of Havana with an English-speaking guide. Discover the history of the city as you walk the streets where some of Havana’s most important historical events took place.
Day at leisure to explore vibrant Havana.
You will fly from Havana to Costa Rica’s capital city, San José (international flights not included in website price). A representative will meet you at the airport and assist with your private transfer to your hotel.
Your driver will take you to the lush region of Sarapiquí where you will stay in a rainforest lodge immersed in nature.
Day at leisure in beautiful Sarapiquí.
You will travel from Sarapiquí to the lush jungle of Tortuguero on Costa Rica's northern Caribbean coast.
You will enjoy a guided boat tour at the Tortuguero National Park.
You will join the shared scenic transfer to your next stop, Arenal. This idyllic oasis is home to forest, waterfalls and the famed Arenal Volcano.
Day at leisure to explore Arenal.
You will transfer to the airport in San José (international flights not included in website price). It's time to say "hasta luego" to this very special corner of the world.

All the accommodation on this tour has been selected for its high service standards and quality facilities. You can relax after a busy day of sightseeing or take advantage of your accommodation’s superb location and explore the latest stop on your itinerary. You’ll stay in a charming colonial homestay property, sleek city hotel and rainforest lodges shared by countless exotic birds.

Accommodation in hotels is subject to availability. If a listed hotel is fully booked, alternate accommodation will be booked within the same hotel category without surcharge/reduction. If no hotel in same category available, we reserve the right to apply a surcharge for any higher category or a reduction for any lower category.

HAVANA: CASA HAVANA 19

Located within a beautiful Old Havana colonial building, Casa Havana 19 is one of Cuba’s “casa particular” accommodations, essentially homestays or B&Bs where you stay in private room within a family home. This first-floor apartment offers two airy bedrooms with king-sized beds, air conditioning, a fan, a safety deposit box, a minibar, a hair dryer and a large ensuite bathroom. The property boasts a lovely communal living room with typical Cuban rocking chairs - perfect for winding down after a busy day in Old Havana. Casa Havana 19 sits on a quiet residential street just a 5-minutes away from some of Havana's top attractions (including the Museum of the Revolution, the Bodeguita del Medio, and Plaza Vieja).

SAN JOSÉ: ALOFT SAN JOSÉ HOTEL

Aloft San José is modern and upbeat hotel in one of the hippest parts of town. Its light and bright rooms feature air-conditioning, a LCD television with cable, coffee and tea-making facilities and free high-speed WiFi access. Bathrooms are equipped with hair-dryers and Bliss® toiletries. Restaurants and bars can be found nearby, alternatively you can visit Aloft's stylish bar, lounge & restaurant or self-serve gourmet pantry.

SARAPIQUÍ: SELVE VERDE LODGE & RAINFOREST RESERVE

This legendary private rainforest reserve is known as pioneer in Costa Rica’s thriving eco-tourism movement. It incorporates and protects 300-acres of primary rainforest and 200-acres of secondary rainforest. Accommodation is simple without compromising on comfort. The secluded bungalows (included in this package) feature air-conditioning, ceiling fans and screened windows as well a mini fridge and coffee maker. Each boasts its own patio area, ideal for catching glimpses of passing wildlife – particularly the colourful birds that frequent this area. The private bathrooms are equipped with hot water. Amongst the lush greenery and tropical flowers, you can find a swimming pool, restaurant and a bar with a large terrace overlooking the rainforest. Complementary guided bird-watching tours are available daily.

TORTUGUERO: PACHIRA LODGE

Surrounded by scenic canals and just five minutes away from the extraordinary Tortuguero National Park, Pachira Lodge immerses its visitors in the beauty of Costa Rica. Bungalow-style rooms, an open-air restaurant, lively bar, pool and sundeck can be found across the lush all-inclusive retreat which is spread across 34 acres. The spacious rooms have a vibrant, earthy decor, ceiling fan and private bathroom with hot water. A buffet-style breakfast, lunch and dinner are included. Wi-Fi at the front desk.

ARENAL: ARENAL MANOA

Rest and relax in the shadow of Arenal Volcano at this modern and elegant resort. Each of the modern suites features air-conditioning, a flat-screen television, a minifridge, a coffeemaker, colourful artwork, a furnished terrace and breathtaking views of the volcano. The hotel sits amongst vast gardens and pastures and comes equipped with its own outdoor pool with wet bar, a spa and hot-tubs filled with natural hot spring water. Guests are encouraged to take advantage of the spacious, scenic grounds for walking and meditation. Free Wi-Fi throughout.

£1589

price from / per person

Private Tour

  • Duration: 10 nights
  • Leaving on: 17 November 2018
Save £360 pp if you book by 30/09/2018!
  • Havana, San José, Sarapiqui, Tortuguero and Arenal
  • Private Tour
  • Price exclusive of international flights
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