San Jose | Dominical Beach | Jaco Beach | Santa Teresa Beach

Highlights:

  • Enjoy three of Costa Rica’s beautiful beaches
  • Wide range of optional activities and adventures to choose from
  • Surf lessons available at multiple beaches
  • Free time to explore San Jose’s museums and historic buildings

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ACCOMODATIONS

CITYNIGHTSHOTELS
San Jose2Crowne Plaza Corobici (Standard Room)
Dominical Beach2Hotel Diuwak (Deluxe Room)
Jaco Beach2Hotel Balcon del Mar (Standard Room)
Santa Teresa Beach2Hotel Manala (Bungalow)
DAY 1
San Jose

Upon arrival, you will be met and taken to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours to relax and prepare for your adventure.

DAY 2
San Jose | Dominical Beach

Morning transfer to your hotel in Dominical Beach, just a few minutes from the Marino Ballena National Park. En route, you will notice a change in the vegetation and temperature as you descend down the mountains towards the coast. Surrounded by lush gardens and old almond trees, your hotel is walking distance from Dominical Beach, the only beach in this country where you can find good waves to surf all year round. Due to these good conditions, surfing is one of the main activities in this area. Spend your afternoon on the beach and enjoy the tranquility of the fresh ocean breezes.(B)

DAY 3
Dominical Beach

Choose your water activity: 1) Surf lesson with and expert guides 2)Sea Kayaking in Marino Ballena National Park, an area where thousands of whales swim close to the coast to give birth to their young (whales are around this area from January to March and from July to September) 3) Tubing at Baru River, a fun and adventurous way to enjoy nature from a huge freshwater river surrounded by dense rainforest. (B)

DAY 4
Dominical Beach | Jaco Beach

Transfer to Jaco Beach. The afternoon is yours to explore or enjoy the facilities of your beachfront hotel. (B)

DAY 5
Jaco Beach

Choose your activity: 1) Jungle River & Crocodile Adventure (boat tour) on the Tarcoles River and see different kinds of mammals, birds, and reptiles that coexist in this mangrove ecosystem 2) Zipline (Canopy tour) through the rainforest, total cable distance of 3.5 miles 3) Horseback Riding and Waterfall Tour on a private, exclusive 80-acre property 4)Surf lesson with professional surfers. After your morning activity, the afternoon is yours at leisure to enjoy the amenities of your hotel or walk along the beach. Optional tours are available. (B)

DAY 6
Jaco Beach | Santa Teresa Beach

Transfer to the famous Santa Teresa Beach, otherwise known as “the beach of the stars”. This beautiful beach community was first popular among surfers. But the area has become famous not only for surfing but also for the beauty of its beaches, forests, creeks and rivers and the many activities one can enjoy while staying here for a few days. Santa Teresa is probably among the 10 most beautiful beaches in Costa Rica. Other highlights are the Cabo Blanco Nature Reserve and the endless coves, hidden bays and secluded beaches both north and south. (B)

DAY 7
Santa Teresa Beach

The day is yours to enjoy the beach and improve your surfing skills, enjoy the sun or join an optional activity (not included). The gold-colored sand, the blue ocean with nice waves and the colorful rainforest make this a true paradise for any and all beach lovers of the world. Your hotel is a boutique property placed on a hill with cool ocean breezes; the old trees around attract birds, monkeys and other animals to the property. (B)

Optional activities include: hiking expeditions to the Cabo Blanco Nature Reserve, the Montezuna Waterfalls, Tortuga Island boat tour, zip line, ATVs, ocean and river kayak, and sport fishing in and off-shore.

DAY 8
Santa Teresa | San Jose

Transfer to San Jose. The afternoon is yours, to explore the city and visit museums or historical buildings. The central avenue is a place where you can interact with locals and learn a little about the meaning of “Pura Vida”. (B)

DAY 9
Depart Costa Rica

Transfer to the airport for your return flight. (B)

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