San Jose / Arenal / Nicoya Peninsula

Highlights:

  • Visit the mighty Arenal Volcano and National Park
  • Boat tour with guides in Caño Negro & Rio Frio Wildlife Refuge
  • Relax in the Tabacon Hot Springs
  • 3 days for relaxation at your beachfront hotel in the Nicoya Peninsula
  • Experience life with a farming family in Arenal Vida Campesina

ACCOMODATIONS

CITYNIGHTSHOTELS
San Jose2Balmoral Hotel (Superior Room)
Arenal3Lomas del Volcan
Nicoya Peninsula4Tropico Latino
DAY 1
Arrive in San Jose

Upon arrival, meeting, assistance and transfer to your hotel.

DAY 2
San Jose | Arenal

Climb up the central volcanic mountain range in the northern lowlands of Costa Rica and tour Arenal Volcano, which at 5,437 feet, looms large and ominous over the pastured green hillsides that surround its base. . Then visit a famous artisan town, which is the perfect place to find those souvenirs and gifts. During the afternoon, you will visit the world famous Tabacon Hot Springs, where you can soak in thermal water heated by the volcano. (B, L, D)

DAY 3
Arenal

Discover the natural wonders of the northern wetlands. Our experienced naturalists will show you that various species of wildlife on a floating safari tour where the opportunities of spectacular photographs are endless. The Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge together with Río Frío is a beautiful biological wetland area. Here, you will find a variety of resident and migratory birds, three different species of monkeys, iguanas, sloths, turtles, and caimans. (B, L)

DAY 4
Arenal

This morning start your day with a visit to Arenal Vida Campesina, where you can take part in their daily activities like milking a cow, making tortillas, the milling of sugar cane and collecting water from our handmade well. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with the environment by sponsoring and planting a tree in danger of extinction and enjoying a typical, organic lunch made with products harvested from the property and cooked on a wood stove. (B, L)

DAY 5
Arenal | Nicoya Peninsula

Today you will descend from the northern plains to the Pacific coast, crossing Nicoya Gulf on a ferry before arriving at your beach resort on the pristine Nicoya Peninsula. The Nicoya Peninsula is home to some of the most pristine and beautiful beaches of Costa Rica, where natural beauty and peaceful bliss always reign together with lots of beach fun, surfing, swimming, snorkeling and more. (B)

DAY 6
Nicoya Peninsula

3 full days at your beachfront hotel, to enjoy the hotel grounds, relax at the beach or take some optional day tours. (B)

DAY 7
Nicoya Peninsula

3 full days at your beachfront hotel, to enjoy the hotel grounds, relax at the beach or take some optional day tours. (B)

DAY 8
Nicoya Peninsula

3 full days at your beachfront hotel, to enjoy the hotel grounds, relax at the beach or take some optional day tours. (B)

DAY 9
Nicoya Peninsula | San Jose

Today cross the mountains to return to San José. Upon arrival, enjoy a last night at leisure to do some shopping, dine out at one of the city’s fantastic restaurants or do some more exploring on your own. (B)

DAY 10
Depart San Jose

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

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