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  • Costa Rica is a naturalist’s paradise with a spectacular range of plants and colourful birdlife, set between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea.
  • Discover the rich vegetation and colourful wildlife of Costa Rica on this unforgettable 10 night tour.
  • Our members can choose from Standard hotels or Superior hotels to tailor make your adventure in Costa Rica!

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Your Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival / 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, our capital city. Receive your documentation of travel and accommodation at your hotel.
Overnight in San José.


Day 2: San José – Puerto Viejo (5h en route)
Breakfast at the hotel.The car rental agent will meet you at the hotel to give you your rental car. Continue to Puerto Viejo. Puerto Viejo is a town located in the province of Limón, on the coast of the Caribbean Sea. The coral reefs of the Caribbean coast are known for the wide variety of aquatic animals that live in the beautiful crystal clear waters.
2 nights in Puerto Viejo

Day 3: Puerto Viejo
Breakfast at the lodge.
Free day to enjoy the lodge or enjoy an optional excursion in the region.

Our suggestions for visits:
- Cahuita National Park
- Discover the city of Cahuita
- Discover the city of Puerto Viejo

Overnight in Puerto Viejo
Day 4: Puerto Viejo - Arenal (4 hours 30 mins)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Continue to the north of the country to reach La Fortuna, a town at the foot of the Arenal volcano.
Check in at your hotel.

2 nights in Arenal


Day 5: Arenal
Breakfast at the hotel. This is a free day to enjoy your lodge or take part in an optional excursion. 

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

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.
Day 6: Arenal – Monteverde (4 hours)
Breakfast at the lodge. Free morning to enjoy the lodge or make an excursion in the area as the day before.

Our suggestions for visits:
- Butterfly farm
- Canopy
- Suspension bridges
- Horse ride
- Santa Elena and Monteverde Reserves

Continue to the Monteverde Biological Reserve, in the Tilaran Range, between the Central Valley and Guanacaste. It is one of the largest rainforest nature reserves in the country. It protects amphibians unique in the world, 400 species of birds including the mythical Quetzal resplendent, many species of butterflies and 2500 varieties of plants.

Overnight in Monteverde
Day 7: Monteverde - Rincón de la Vieja (3.5 hours)
Breakfast at the lodge.Continue to Guanacaste province with a cowboy atmosphere and a radical change of scenery. You will have to change back the rented car at the border to continue your trip in Costa Rica.  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)

Overnight in Monteverde
Day 8: Rincón de la Vieja – Sámara/Carrillo (3.5 hours)
Breakfast at the hotel.
Morning drive towards the Guanacaste Peninsula. You will pass through Liberia, as well as Nicoya, to finally arrive at the seaside resort of Sámara / Carrillo. Check in at the hotel.
Afternoon free to enjoy the lodge and the beach nearby.

2 nights in Sámara/Carrillo


Day 9: Sámara/Carrillo
Breakfast at the hotel. Free day to enjoy the lodge, the beach or to explore the region.
Day 10: Sámara/Carrillo – San José (5 hours)
Breakfast at the hotel. Free morning to enjoy the lodge, the beach or to explore the region. In the afternoon continue to the city of San José for the last day in Costa Rica. Delivery of the rental car to the San José hotel.

Overnight in San José 


Day 11 : San José / Departure
Breakfast at the hotel. Shared transfer to Juan Santamaría International Airport.
End of services.

Your Hotels

Depending on availability, you will stay in a standard room on bed and breakfast basis at the following hotels or in a hotel of similar quality. You may choose from Standard or Superior hotels as follows:

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults
2 Adults
+
2 Children
or
Adults Adults Adults
3 Adults

Standard Hotel Options

San José: Sleep Inn
Puerto Viejo / Cahuita: Villas del Caribe
Arenal: Villas Eco Arenal
Monteverde: Cloudforest Lodge
Rincon de la Vieja: Cañon de la Vieja
Samara / Carrillo: Samara Beach

Includes: Suzuki Grand Vitara Car Rental (no charge), Eco Arenal Villas Upgrade to Los Lagos Hotel (subject to availability), Místico Arenal Self Guided Tour for Suspension Bridges, Selvatura Monteverde Self-Guided Tour for a Butterfly Garden and a Hummingbird Garden

Superior Hotel Options

San José: Park Inn
Puerto Viejo / Cahuita: Namuwoki
Arenal: Los Lagos
Monteverde: Heliconia
Rincon de la Vieja: Hacienda Guachipelin
Samara / Carrillo: Giada

Includes: Suzuki Grand Vitara Car Rental (no charge), Los Lagos Hotel Self-guided visit for a crocodile garden, an ant showcase, a butterfly house and a belvedere with a view of the volcano. Místico Arenal Self Guided Tour for Suspension Bridges, Selvatura Monteverde Self-Guided Tour for a Butterfly Garden and a Hummingbird Garden, Hacienda Guachipelín, Self-guided visit to Rio Negro hot spring

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

Please note: some dining outlets/menu items and premium, branded and international drinks may not be included and may incur a surcharge payable locally.  Meals, snacks and drinks may be available at selected times only

Your Journey

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.

Transfers: Transfers are included as per itinerary.

Car Hire: Car hire is included.

Distances and times are as per itinerary.

Weather

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
min : 16°C max : 25°C
Nov
min : 16°C max : 25°C
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 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 San José
  • Establishments of standard or superior category according to your choice upon booking.
  • All the breakfasts.
  • Baldi thermal water pools and dinner.
  • A rental car type Daihatsu Bego for 2/3 people (free upgrade to Suzuki Gran Vitara), from day 2 at 08:00 am to day 10 at 05:00 pm
  • A rental car type Suzuki Gran Vitara for 4 people, from day 2 around 11:00 am to day 10 around 17:00.
  • GPS, basic insurance and rechargeable phone card.
  • Shared transfer from San José hotel to SJO Airport

Not Included

  • Meals and entry as not stated in itinerary.

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.

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

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

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.

Please note: 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

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