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  • Choose from an 8 or 11-night self-drive tour through Costa Rica's highlights, taking in tropical rainforest, soaring volcanoes and sun-drenched beaches.
  • Costa Rica is a naturalist’s paradise, with a spectacular range of flora and fauna, unlike anywhere else in the world.
  • Choose from Standard or Superior Rooms throughout, to suit your budget!

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Booking 35 days in advance and spending over £500 per person?  No need to pay in full today! Just select the 30% deposit option on our payment page (terms & conditions apply)

Your Destination

As the eco-and adventure-tourism capital of Central America, Costa Rica is a magnet for nature enthusiasts, thrill seekers and those who want to step off the beaten track. La Pura Vida (the pure life) is the unofficial motto of the country, and it's easy to see why - emerald rainforests, pastel-coloured hummingbirds, smouldering volcanic peaks and tumbling rivers - this verdant chunk is one of the most bio-diverse spots on the planet!

The country's national parks are its greatest glory, with one-third of the country set aside as protected natural areas. As well as being a world leader in eco-tourism, Costa Rica superbly caters for visitors looking for an adrenalin kick, with options including whitewater rafting, zip line tours through the rainforest canopy, surfing and quad biking.

This complete tour will give you the full experience, from the quaint beauty of its capital city, the lush depths of its green forests, the protected eco-reserves and the wild vistas of its Pacific coast.

It is quickly becoming more popular, so grab this chance to visit now, while landscapes are still exceptionally unspoiled!

Your Itinerary

You may choose from an 8 or 11-Night Stay.

Day 1: UK - San José (Airport - San José 45 minutes)
Welcome to Costa Rica!
Meet our English speaking representative at the airport. Then transfer to your hotel located in downtown San José, the capital city. Receive your documentation of travel and accommodation at your hotel.

1-Night in San José.

Day 2: San José - Tortuguero (4h00 journey and 1h30 in a boat)
Meet at your reception for a  transfer to the Tortuguero pier. Arrival in the city of Guápiles and breakfast in a local restaurant, before taking a boat to Tortuguero National Park, travelling on the canals, in the heart of the rainforest. 

Check into the lodge. Ride a boat to the small Caribbean village of Tortuguero for a visit, before heading to the lodge. Afternoon free to enjoy the facilities of the lodge and to walk around. Between July and October, you can join a night excursion to observe the nesting of green turtles, baulas or loras.

Enjoy Dinner and Overnight accommodation at the lodge.

8-nights Offer

Day 3: Tortuguero - Arenal (1h30 in a boat and 4h00 journey)

After breakfast at the lodge, take a boat trip to visit the canals of Tortuguero Park: it is a different and very fun way to discover this imposing panorama. (The entrance to the national park is not included: $ 15.00 per person). Return to Guápiles by boat, and then have lunch in a local restaurant. The car rental agent will meet you at the restaurant to give you your rental car.

You will then continue to the north of the country to reach La Fortuna, a town at the foot of the Arenal volcano. Install yourself then enjoy dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 4: Arenal

Breakfast at the lodge. Free day to enjoy the lodge or make an optional excursion in the region.
At the end of the day, you will head to the thermal baths of Baldi: relax and dine in this family complex offering 25 pools of warm or temperate mineralized water and pure (4 of them are at room temperature), a large natural sauna and spa for jacuzzi-type use, three minibars, two gourmet restaurants, 3.5 kilometers of paths and 3.4 acres of quaint tropical gardens. Overnight at your hotel.

Our suggestions for visits:
- Arenal Volcano National Park (note: the park is closed on Mondays)
- Walk on suspension bridges
- The ascent of Cerro Chato
- Fortuna River Waterfall

Day 5: Arenal - Rincón de la Vieja (3h30)

Breakfast at the lodge. Continue to Guanacaste province with a cowboy atmosphere and a radical change of scenery. The road will end on a track that joins the Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park. Afternoon free to enjoy the lodge or make an optional excursion in the area.

Our suggestions for visits:
- Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park - walks from 2h to 4h walk depending on the level of walking to discover the dry tropical forest, its gigantic trees and mud pots (attention: park closed Mondays)
- Horseback riding
- Tubing (descent of a river on a big tire)
- Canopy (zip line)

Free dinner. Night at the hotel.

Day 6: Rincón de la Vieja – Guanacaste (3h00)

Morning drive towards the Guanacaste Peninsula. You will pass by Liberia to finally arrive at the seaside resort of Guanacaste. Installation at the hotel. Afternoon free to enjoy the lodge and the nearby beach. Delivery of the vehicle at the beach hotel. Night at the hotel.

Day 7: Guanacaste

Breakfast at the hotel. Free day to enjoy the lodge, the beach or to explore the region. Night at the hotel.

Day 8: Guanacaste - San José (5h)

Breakfast at the hotel. Free morning to enjoy the hotel, the beach or to explore the area. In the afternoon transfer to the city of San José for the last day in Costa Rica. Dinner and overnight in San José.

Day 9: San José / UK

Breakfast at the hotel. Shared transfer to Juan Santamaría International Airport.

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11-nights Offer

Day 3: Tortuguero

Breakfast at the lodge. Take a boat trip to visit the canals of Tortuguero Park: it is a different and very fun way to discover this imposing panorama. (The entrance to the national park is not included: $ 15.00 per person)
Later, you will be able to visit the surroundings of the Lodge accompanied by the local guide to discover this very humid tropical forest, its fauna and its flora. Back to the Lodge for lunch.

You have the rest of the day free to enjoy the lodge's facilities and on-site activities. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Day 4: Tortuguero – Arenal (1h30 in the boat and 4h00 journey)

Breakfast at the lodge. Return to Guápiles by boat, then lunch at a local restaurant.
The car rental agent will meet you at the restaurant to give you your rental car. Continue to the north of the country to reach La Fortuna, a town at the foot of the Arenal volcano. Installation at your hotel. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 5: Arenal

Breakfast at the lodge. Free day to enjoy the lodge or make an optional excursion in the region.

At the end of the day, you will head to the thermal baths of Baldi: relax and dine in this family complex offering 25 pools of warm or temperate mineralized water and pure (4 of them are at room temperature), a large natural sauna and spa for jacuzzi-type use, three minibars, two gourmet restaurants, 3.5 kilometers of paths and 3.4 acres of quaint tropical gardens. Overnight at your hotel.

Our suggestions for visits:
- Arenal Volcano National Park (note: the park is closed on Mondays)
- Walk on suspension bridges
- An ascent of Cerro Chato
- Fortuna River Waterfall

 

Day 6: Arenal - Rincón de la Vieja (3h30)

Breakfast at the lodge. Free morning to enjoy the lodge or make an excursion in the area as the day before.

Continue to Guanacaste province with a cowboy atmosphere and a radical change of scenery. The road will end on a track that joins the Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park.

Our suggestions for visits:
- Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park - walks from 2h to 4h walk depending on the level of walking to discover the dry tropical forest, its gigantic trees and mud pots (attention: park closed Mondays)
- Horseback riding
- Tubing (descent of a river on a big tire)
- Canopy (zip line)

Free dinner. Night at the hotel.

Day 7: Rincón de la Vieja

Breakfast at the lodge.
Free day to enjoy the lodge or make an excursion in the region.

Our suggestions for visits:
- Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park - walks from 2h to 4h walk depending on the level of walking to discover the dry tropical forest, its gigantic trees and mud pots (attention: park closed Mondays)
- Horseback riding
- Tubing (descent of a river on a big tire)
- Canopy (zip line)

Free dinner. Night at the hotel.

Day 8: Rincón de la Vieja – Guanacaste (3h00)

Breakfast at the lodge. Morning drive towards the Guanacaste Peninsula. You will pass by Liberia to finally arrive at the seaside resort of Guanacaste. Installation at the hotel. Afternoon free to enjoy the lodge and the nearby beach. Delivery of the vehicle at the beach hotel. Night at the hotel.

Days 9 & 10: Guanacaste

Breakfast at the hotel. Free day to enjoy the lodge, the beach or to explore the region. Night at the hotel.

Day 11: Guanacaste - San José (5h)

Breakfast at the hotel. Free morning to enjoy the hotel, the beach or to explore the area. In the afternoon transfer to the city of San José for the last day in Costa Rica. Dinner and overnight in San José.

Day 12: San José / UK
Breakfast at the hotel. shared transfer to Juan Santamaría International Airport.

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Your Hotels

You may choose from Standard or Superior Hotels throughout your stay. Meals will be served as per itinerary.

All Rooms Sleep Up To

Adults Adults Adults
3 Adults
+
1 Child
or
Adults Adults
2 Adults
+
2 Children

Standard Hotels

Just For You:
- Rented car: Upgrade free of charge to Suzuki Grand Vitara (subject to availability) and GPS free of charge
- Evergreen Lodge: Free souvenir 
- Villas Eco Arenal: Wifi free of charge
- Arenal area: Free dessert to share at Don Rufino restaurant during dinner 
(Applies for the purchase of lunch or dinner at Don Rufino restaurant).
- Cañon de la Vieja: Upgrade free of charge to Buena Vista Lodge 
(subject to availability).

San José: Sleep Inn 4* or Similar
Tortuguero: 
Pachira Lodge 3* or Similar 
Arenal : Villas Eco Arenal 3* or Similar
Rincón de la Vieja : Cañon de la Vieja Lodge 3* or Similar
Guanacaste:
Pasatiempo Hotel 3* or Similar

Superior Hotels

Just For You:
- Rented car: Upgrade free of charge to Suzuki Grand Vitara (subject to availability) and GPS free of charge.
- Aninga Lodge: Free souvenir 
- Los Lagos Hotel: Self-guided hike to crocodile pond, ant farm, butterfly garden and Arenal volcano lookout point.
- Arenal area: Free dessert to share at Don Rufino restaurant during dinner 
(Applies for the purchase of lunch or dinner at Don Rufino restaurant).
- Hacienda Guachipelin: Visit a serpentarium.

San José : Park Inn 4* or Similar
Tortuguero : Aninga Lodge 3* or Similar
Arenal : Los Lagos 4* or Similar
Rincón de la Vieja : Hacienda Guachipelin 3* or Similar
Guanacaste: Tamarindo Diriá 4* or Similar

Please note: The bed for the 3rd/4th guest is likely to be a sofa bed / camp bed.

Please note: If the hotels above are not available you will be accommodated in ones of a similar standard.

Your Journey through Costa Rica

Flights: You may choose between Economy and Business Class Flights. The flights included are with either a scheduled or no-frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.

Car Hire
: Car hire in either a Daihatsu Bego for 2/3 people or Suzuki Grand Vitara for 4 people is included in this offer as per itinerary (day 4-8).

Our members have the opportunity to upgrade their car type, upgrade their insurance package, and add additional days of car hire at the next stage of the booking process for an additional fee.

Visa Waiver Programme

If you are travelling to the USA or choose a flight option with a US layover, the US authorities have introduced a requirement for passengers travelling under the Visa Waiver Programme (VWP), to register for Electronic Travel Authority. Passengers who have not applied for and received travel authorisation via ESTA prior to travel may be denied boarding, experience delayed processing, or be denied admission at the US port of entry. However, neither possession of a visa, nor meeting the basic requirements for travelling visa-free on the VWP, guarantees admission to the United States. As with most countries, the final determination of admissibility is made by immigration officials at the port of entry. Please remember that issue of ESTA does not guarantee admissibility to the United States - it is only part of the travel approval process. All queries in relation to this requirement should be addressed via the US Embassy Consular department.

Please remember that if you are refused boarding or denied admission at the US port of entry, you will still be subject to our cancellation charges in accordance with the terms of our contract with you.

How do I apply for ESTA?
There is an online application form which is available now at https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov. Prior to travel, you will need to visit this website and fill in the on-line application (currently in English only).

Jan
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Feb
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Mar
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Apr
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May
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Jun
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Jul
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Aug
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Sep
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Oct
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Nov
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Dec
min : 15°C max : 24°C

Travel Advice

For the latest travel advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office including security and local laws, plus passport and visa information please click here.

Please note that the advice can change and consumers should continue to check it until they travel.

What's Included?

  • Welcome by our English speaking representative and transfer to your hotel located in the capital city San José
  • Hotels of standard or superior category according to your choice upon booking.
  • 8-night offer: All breakfasts, full board (excluding drinks) in Tortuguero from breakfast of day 2 to lunch of day 3.
  • 11-night offer: All breakfasts, full board (excluding drinks) in Tortuguero from breakfast of day 2 to lunch of day 4.
  • Baldi thermal water pools and dinner.
  • A rented car type Daihatsu Bego for 2/3 people, from day 3 at 14:00 to day 6 at 14:00.
  • A rented car type Suzuki Gran Vitara for 4 people, from day 3 at 14:00 to day 6 at 14:00.
  • GPS and basic insurance from day 3 t 14:00 to day 6 at 14:00.
  • Rechargeable phone card.

What's Not Included?

  • Flights or other transport unless stated otherwise
  • Transfers unless stated otherwise
  • Meals and drinks unless stated otherwise
  • Excursions and optional extras unless stated otherwise
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Locally payable gratuities & taxes if applicable
  • Check-in luggage unless otherwise stated
  • ESTA Visa Waiver Application for connecting flights through the US

Car Hire

Please note you cannot be guaranteed a specific make of car within a certain group.
The minimum age for driving a hire car in Costa Rica is 21 and drivers must have held a full driving licence for a least 1 year.

The lead name on the booking will be confirmed as the named driver.  The named driver must present a credit card in their name when collecting the car (credit cards in other names will not be accepted).

The named driver must also present a full valid driving licence on collection of the vehicle and in some cases a credit card or cash deposit will be required.

Please ensure that you check your car hire documents carefully once received as this will advise if there are any taxes/charges to be paid locally as well as potential mileage restrictions.

Your Contract

If you book a package which includes flights, your contract will be with Voyage Privé. The air holiday package(s) shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10170.

If you book a package which does not include flights, then ATOL protection does not apply. Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider.

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday.

Travel Documents

Flight Inclusive Offers
You will receive an email confirming your booking within the next 48 hours.

Please check all details on this confirmation are correct. If there are any discrepancies, please notify us as soon as possible.

The airline is ticketless and therefore, you will not receive any hard copy documents. You will however, receive an email from us detailing your flight information and reference number to enable you to manage your booking online via the airline website.

You will also receive an accommodation voucher for presentation at the hotel reception at point of check-in.

If you have booked transfers car hire or airport lounges, you will receive a separate voucher for each of these services. Please note that transfer vouchers are sent directly from the transfer supplier.

Please do make sure that you either add Voyage Privé to your Safe Senders list or check your Junk mail regularly for your travel documents.

We will send all documents out as early as possible (subject to full payment being received) but you should receive all your documentation at least 10 days prior to departure.

If by any chance you have not received all the above by this time, please contact us at customer.relations@voyageprive.com

Accommodation Only
You will receive an email confirming your booking within the next 48 hours.

Please check all details on this confirmation are correct. If there are any discrepancies, please notify us as soon as possible.

You will also receive an accommodation voucher for presentation at the hotel reception at point of check-in.

Important Information

The location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ

Your contact details may be passed on to the hotel so that they can make contact with you to discuss your booking in advance of your arrival.

You may be asked to provide a credit/debit card deposit on arrival to cover any purchases made in the hotel.

Although we endeavour to provide up to date information we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods

Star rating standards may differ to that of the UK, depending on the country of travel

The Voyage Privé Promise

  • A unique selection of high-end accommodation
  • Exclusive perks and discounts of up to -70%
  • Member services team available 7 days per week
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We choose our partners for their quality and level of service.

- An attractive portfolio, hand-picked by our 60+ global travel experts

- Recognised hotels & brands from the world of tourism

- Continuous improvement of our offers based on customer reviews


Exclusive perks and discounts of up to 70%

Best market rates guaranteed for the duration of the sale.

- An unprecedented negotiating power through the size of our global community

- Exclusive gifts on arrival or special treatments throughout your stay

- A percentage discount calculated on the hotel's 'reference' price


Quality service: informative, reliable & responsive

Our goal: provide an unforgettable travel experience...before, during & after your trip!

- Member services team available 7 days per week

- Inspiring digital content and continuous innovation on our website & mobile apps

- A percentage discount calculated on the hotel's 'reference' price


Discounts on holiday offers:

In order to show a percentage discount, we compare our offer price with a "reference" price (as shown against each offer). This reference price is provided to us by the hotel, tour operator or other partner and corresponds to the prices displayed in the hotel or partner brochure. We include the cost of additional services such as room upgrades, welcome drinks, treatments, etc. as negotiated by our team, when calculating the reference price.

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