Highlights of Costa Rica
Perfect for those who are short on time but don’t want to compromise on experience, our Highlights of Costa Rica package squeezes some of the country’s most spectacular scenery, exotic wildlife and exciting experiences into just one week. Enjoy hikes and guided boat trips through lush verdant jungle and relax in the shadow of a towering (dormant!) volcano. Amazing accommodation, such as a rainforest lodge shared with sloths, toucans, monkeys and more allows you to fully embrace Costa Rica’s unrivalled natural offering. This is a one-week adventure you’ll never forget!
As always, our tours can be tailor-made to your requirements. Talk to your travel consultant about adding extra excursions to your itinerary.
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 sleek city hotel, rainforest lodges shared by countless exotic birds and an elegant resort that sits amongst vast verdant pastures.
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.
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.