We Love —
- Costa Rica is a naturalist’s paradise with a spectacular range wildlife and unspoiled scenery, set between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea.
- This 7 night tour takes you to some of the country's highlights including Tortuguero National Park, San Jose City and a Sloth Sanctuary!
- Our offer includes comfortable accommodation throughout and direct flights with British Airways.
Book Now, Pay Later —
Booking 90 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 —
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 and 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 —
Day 1 - Arrival in San Jose (No meals)
This afternoon you will arrive at Juan Santamaria International Airport located 20km away from San Jose City. Following customs, immigration formalities and baggage collection, a representative will meet you as you exit the arrival terminal building and transfer you to your hotel where you will proceed for check-in.
As the main entryway to the country, the Central Valley which includes San José, offers a variety of tourist, cultural and natural attractions, including Costa Rica´s best museums: the Pre Columbian Gold, Jade, National, Costa Rican Art, La Salle Natural Science, University of Costa Rica Insect and Children´s Contemporary Art and Design Museums.
In addition, this region is home to the architectural jewel of Costa Rica: the NationalTheatre.
Today spend your day relaxing at the hotel. Dinner is on your own.
You will spend 1 night in San Jose at the Radisson San Jose Hotel (or similar) on Breakfast Board in a Standard room
Your Hotels —
If the hotels below are not available, you will be accommodated in ones of a similar standard. Stays are in a Standard Room throughout.
All rooms sleep up to
Radisson San Jose Hotel 4* – 1 night bed & breakfast
This hotel is in central San Jose and also close to Gold Museum and Central Park.
It has 210 rooms and welcomes guests with free breakfast, a casino, and an outdoor pool. Their recently renovated rooms provide iPod docks and refrigerators, 32-inch TVs, free Wi-Fi, coffee makers, hair dryers and free toiletries.
Evergreen Lodge – 2 nights full board
This jungle lodge is set on a 5-acre piece of property. The hotel does a good job blending the structures of the lodge with the natural environment. Raised walkways extend between the various structures at the hotel, with trees and plants surrounding everything.
It’s not uncommon to see monkeys, birds, and even sloths on the hotel property. Needless to say, nature enthusiasts will love this place!
The rooms are set in attractive wooden buildings and bungalows. The rooms are spacious and simply decorated. All are equipped with comfortable beds and private bathrooms with hot water showers. Ceiling fans keep the rooms a pleasant temperature (no air conditioning).
The hotel holds a bar and restaurant (buffet style for main meals), a turtle shaped swimming pool, a hot tub and spa.
Azania Bungalows Hotel 3* – 3 nights bed & breakfast
In the vicinity of the easy going village towns of Puerto Viejo and Manzanillo, Azania Bungalows offers tranquil rest while surrounded by the natural beauty at the doorstep of Cocles Beach.
The hotel design blends wonderfully with the natural environment, from the uniquely designed bungalows composed of exotic woods and thatched roofs, to the swimming pool and sculpted waterfall Jacuzzi area embedded within lush, colourful, tropical plants and trees. There is also an open-air restaurant serving Argentinian cuisine.
Each bungalow features hot water, a fan (no air conditioning), cable TV, hair dryer, mini refrigerator and safe deposit box.
Park Inn by Radisson San Jose Hotel 4* – 1 night bed & breakfast
Located in Barrio Don Bosco, the new Park Inn Hotel is conveniently situated very near San Jose downtown. It offers 125 spacious rooms that include a 32-inch flat screen television, coffee maker, hair dryer, mini bar and air conditioning.
RBG Bar & Grill serves delicious entrees and snacks every day from 6 a.m. to midnight.
Your Journey —
Flights: Direct to San Jose with British Airways.
London Gatwick: 11:35
San Jose: 15:55
San Jose: 17.30
London Gatwick: 10.45 (the following morning)
Hold Luggage: 23kg
Cabin Luggage: 7kg
Transfers: Shared shuttle transfers are included throughout your tour.
Please note: flight details are given as a guide only and may change. We will however notify you in advance if flights are more than 2 hours outside the time range given. Flights are non-changeable and non-refundable at time of booking.
Shared Transportation Description
Described as a seat in coach/shuttle transportation with several stops on route to pick up and drop off passengers at different hotels, which does not include bilingual escot. A bus change may be required for necessary connections on route, so please make sure your luggage is correctly moved to the connecting unit.