On the Road of Costa Rica - Costa Rica - Up to -70% | Voyage Privé

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  • Fantastic opportunity to visit one of the most biologically diverse countries on the planet
  • This trip captures the highlights of Costa Rica in one itinerary from amazing volcanoes, to pristine beaches to national parks
  • A self-drive itinerary allows you freedom and adventure

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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)

For any additional information on this offer or assistance in making your reservation please call one of our dedicated team on 0844 8262098 or email sales@voyageprive.com

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Your Destination

As the eco-and adventure-tourism capital of Central America, Costa Rica is 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 rainforest, pastel-coloured hummingbirds, smouldering volcanic peaks, 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 and protected eco-reserves and the wild, unspoilt vistas of its Pacific coast.

It is quickly becoming more popular, so grab this chance to visit now, while landscapes are still exceptionally unspoilt and uncrowded...

There is literally so much to see and do in this fascinating country it is impossible to list it all!! However, we have listed below some of this itineraries highlights:

San Jose
Whilst this city is not renowned for its natural beauty, it is a very cosmopolitan city that that is bustling and full of exciting sounds, scents and exotic vibes.

The Caribbean Coast is home to the beautiful town of Tortuguero and it's National Park. This sun drenched zone with its sparsely spaced coastal villages offers a completely laid back and relaxed atmosphere. The culture is vastly different on this coast compared to the rest of the country with its prominent Afro-Caribbean influence notable as well in the delicious cuisine found here.

Braulio tropical rainforest
Getting its name from Costa Rica's third president, Dr. Braulio Carrillo, the national park, full of tropical rainforest, spans northeast of the Central Valley. Flowing down from the Central Volcanic Corridor, Braulio Carrillo National Park (Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo) falls between the Poas Volcano to the west and the Irazu Volcano to the east. The protected zone encompasses 108,970 acres (44,100 ha) of rolling hills crammed with dark-green vegetation that teems with wildlife!

Arenal Volcano
Positioned within Costa Rica’s fertile northern lowlands, the Arenal Volcano is an unavoidable presence while traveling within this part of the country. It is tall and imposing and has a reputation that precedes itself. Arenal’s perfectly symmetrical shape makes it a sightseer’s dream, while its abundance of outdoor activities makes it an easy place to check things off your “must-do in Costa Rica” list.

Driving in Costa Rica

Driving is a great way to see Costa Rica - the roads are safe and landscape is awe inspiring. Driving on the right hand side on well maintained roads mean your journeys will be simple and stress free.

Populated areas such as San Jose generally have well signposted dual carriageways, and the smaller roads away from the main cities tend to be similar to UK countryside A roads.

Your Itinerary

Members can choose between a 9 night stay (Option 1) or an 11 night stay (Option 2).

Adults Adults
2 Adults
1 Infant
Day 1: SAN JOSÉ AIRPORT - SAN JOSÉ HOTEL (30 minutes by road)
Hotel Presidente 4*
• Welcome to San José, Costa Rica, and transfer to your accommodation.
• Night at the hotel.

Hotel Presidente 4*

• Breakfast
• In the morning, visit the Poás Volcano (grouped activity), drive through the coffee plantations and enjoy a leisurely walk to the big Poás crater.
• Free afternoon at leisure in San José.
• Night at the hotel.
Day 3 SAN JOSÉ - TORTUGUERO (3 hours by road + 1 hour 30 minutes by boat)      
Hôtel Mawamba Lodge

• Transferred to Tortuguero pier and breakfast is enjoyed on the road. Discover the Braulio tropical rainforest and its beautiful vegetation.
• Transferred by boat to the lodge.
• Lunch.
• During the afternoon you will embark on an interesting walk to a typical village.
• Back to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Hôtel Mawamba Lodge

• Breakfast.
• During the morning boat ride, meet monkeys, crocodiles, several birds and more abundant nature.
• Lunch at the lodge.
• Free afternoon, wherein you can opt to go for a nature-filled walk.
• Dinner and overnight.
Day 5: TORTUGUERO - ARENAL VOLCANO (1 hour 30 minutes by boat & 4 hours 30 minutes by road)
Lomas del Volcan 3*

• Breakfast.
• Transfer by boat along the Tortuguero channel, from where you will pick up your 4x4 car rental at Guapiles.
• Free lunch.
• You will begin your road trip to Arenal Volcano and enjoy the extraordinary nature along the journey.
Suggestion: you can stop at the Neotropico foundation; this museum offers a fabulous insight into Costa Rica's amazing traditions.
• Arrival at the Arenal Volcano and check-in to your hotel Lomas del Volcan.

Lomas del Volcan 3*

• Breakfast.
• You are free to spend your day in this national park, right in the heart of nature and next to the beautiful Arenal Volcano.
• If you wish to you can also visit the Danaus Ecocentre, the biological reserve, where you can learn all about the flora and fauna of Costa Rica.
• Overnight in the hotel.

Hotel Guachipelin 2*

• Breakfast.
• Drive around the Arenal lake and marvel at the stunning landscape as you venture through dry-tropical forest, lagoons, mangroves and rivers.
• Suggestion: You can opt to take a boat trip to the Bebedero River inside the Palo National Park.
• Drive through changing landscapes to the Rincon de la Vieja and arrive at Guanacaste.
• Dinner and overnight at the hotel Guachipelin 2*.

DAY 8: RINCÓN DE LA VIEJA VOLCANO (closed on Mondays)
Hotel Guachipelin 2*

• Breakfast.
• Spend the day exploring the Rincon de la Vieja Volcano.
• Night at the hotel.

Then either:

Option 1
El Sesteo 3*

• Breakfast.
• Return to San José and drop off the car at Alajuela. A transfer will take you to your hotel El Sesteo 3*.
• The remainder of the day is free at leisure.


• Breakfast.
• Transfer to the airport.

Option 2
Breakfast. Road to Tamarindo at the hotel Barcelo Langosta 4* (or similar). Drop off your car rental vehicle at the hotel.You will spend 2 nights based in standard double room on all inclusive meal plan at your hotel. Days are free at leisure.

Day free at leisure on all inclusive meal plan.

Breakfast. Transfer to your hotel in San Jose. Day free at leisure. Overnight in your hotel. 

Day 12.   SAN JOSE departure
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport.

Your Hotels

Hotel Presidente 4*
An iconic landmark in San Jose, Costa Rica, Hotel Presidente is a contemporary urban retreat in the heart of downtown San Jose. With its vibrant ambiance, modern décor and great service, this 4* eco-friendly hotel is within walking distance to quality dining, shopping, entertainment, museums, attractions, government buildings, and cultural and historic landmarks.

Enjoy casual dining at their Las Americas Bistro & Lounge, with flavoursome Costa Rican and Italian cuisine and awaken your senses with their delicious complimentary breakfast buffet and fabulous Costa Rican coffee served in their cafeteria.

Try their 'Rainforest Spa' and its exclusive collection of spa and organic body treatments so that you can transcend into bliss or have a little fun in their Fiesta Casino, featuring 150 modern gaming machines.

Their beautifully appointed rooms are designed with chic décor, comfortable furnishings and modern amenities.
Hôtel Mawamba Lodge
Said to be 'a tropical lodge in the heart of the rainforest', the Mawamba Lodge enjoys a truly privileged position, wherein its front yard is the Tortuguero canals and its backyard the Caribbean Ocean.

The lodge is an evergreen sanctuary with direct access to the canals, the beach and town. It has ample facilities including; swimming pool, bar, entertainment areas (foosball, pool, beach volleyball and table games), private trails, free WiFi and a cafeteria.

Standard rooms feature one double and one single bed or three single beds, and each has a garden view, ceiling fan and private bathroom.
Lomas del Volcán 3*
Lomas del Volcán Hotel is a warm mountain hotel with a rustic style, made up of wood cabins, each one with 2 decks that invites you to enjoy nature; one deck with a view to the Arenal Volcano and the other with a view of the tropical forest.

Founded in the year 2000, the hotel is situated on top of a hill amongst a cattle farm property of 150 hectares, away from the everyday noises and immersed in a silence that is only broken by the birds' singing.

With magnificent views of Arenal Volcano, this special hotel is a haven for nature lovers and those seeking to be in amongst a vast diversity of plants and animals from the region.

The hotel has 47 cabin-style rooms, spacious parking and Wi-Fi internet in all areas of the hotel. It offers a swimming pool, jacuzzi, room massage service, local tour and a natural trail of 1.5 kms nearby. There is a restaurant serving local and international dishes and a bar with views of Arenal Volcano.

Hotel Hacienda Guachipelín 2*
Adventure beckons at Hotel Hacienda Guachipelín, positioned at the foot of the Rincón de la Vieja Volcano in Guanacaste, Costa Rica and surrounded by lush gardens with native trees and exotic flowers. This eco-tourism hotel is also a working horse and cattle ranch, celebrating the Guanacaste region’s cowboy heritage in the heart of the savannah.

Offering comfortable ranch-style rooms with well-appointed traditional wood furniture, each room has views of the volcano and the Hacienda. Wide and inviting verandas out front welcome you to relax and meet fellow travellers, and the large, refreshing swimming pool beside beckons to guests to take a dip in the natural mineral spring waters fresh from the volcano.

All rooms have either two double beds, or one double and one single bed, and each has a private bathroom with hot water heated by solar panels.

El Sesteo 3*
Located in the western central area of the city, just two blocks from Metropolitan Park La Sabana and of the New National Stadium, Hotel El Sesteo is located in a very safe and quiet area, away from all the hustle and noise.

With a swimming pool, jacuzzi, free WiFi and beautiful gardens, El Sesteo promises guests a comfortable stay. Each room features a queen and a twin bed, private bathroom with hot water, cable TV and aerial-fans.

Barceló Langosta Beach 4*
The Barceló Langosta Beach hotel is situated in Tamarindo, northwest Costa Rica, just 2 km from the city centre. Located on a stunning beach, it is surrounded by exceptional natural beauty. 

Recently renovated, the hotel offers a wide range of services, exquisite cuisine and a wide variety of entertainment. It is ideal for lovers of surfing, nature, family holidays or for those who wish to spend their honeymoon in paradise. So enjoy the swimming pool, the spa and the multitude of sports activities on offer at the hotel - 4* quality at its best. 

The hotel has 2 restaurants and 3 bars, where you can enjoy a wide range of cuisine and cocktails according to your taste. With the Barceló All-Inclusive programme, you can participate in all kinds of activities with your family or friends and enjoy the hotel’s restaurants, without having to worrying about anything. 

Your spacious guest room is comfortable and beautifully furnished with views of the Marino las Baulas national park. 

Please note that, whilst we aim to place you in these hotels, subject to availability you may stay in alternative hotels, all of which will be of the same standard or better.

Your Journey

Just for you: Fly with United Airlines and receive FREE lounge passes at Heathrow Terminal 2 (June departures only)

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.

Transfers: Private airport transfers to / from San José are included.

Car hire: This offer includes hire of a 4x4 for 5 days days including insurance and 2 drivers (see next tab for 'what's included?' Car for 2 or 3 persons will be Dahiatsu Bego (or similar), for 4 persons will be Vitara II (or similar).

What's Included?

• Private airport transfers to/from San José
• 9 nights based on double room on 3* B&B accommodations (except on Tortuguero full board meal plan)
• Car rental (6 days) from Day 5 to Day 10, unlimited km, air conditioning, Offered GPS, 2nd driver registers, insurance coverage
• 3rd grouped activities (Spanish-English speaking) in Tortuguero & Paos Volcano
• Park fees for: Poas Volcano, Tortuguero & Rincon de la Vieja
• Detailed road book

For those choosing Option 2 (in addition to the above)
• Drop off rental car at the hotel
• 2 nights in double standard room in Barcelo Langosta (or similar) on an all-inclusive meal plan
• Transfer out to San Jose hotel

Not included
• International flights and airport taxes
• Costa Rican departures (29 USD to settle on spot)
• Tips and personal expenses
• Drinks and meals not stipulated in the itinerary
• Personal insurance
• Gasoline & all car expenses (tolls, ferries...)
• Visits & park fees

Meet & Greet

If you are driving to the airport in the UK, and book our package including flights, you may wish to add our 'Meet and Greet' service. Take the hassle out of airport parking and have an official representative take your car on arrival, and it will be waiting for you on your return.

This can be added at the next stage of booking process where available.

Your Contract

The air holiday package(s) shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10170.

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday.

Travel Documents

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, Meet & Greet, 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

Important Information

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

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

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