Our 9 night Romantic Christmas Escape is an intimate escape to the rainforest beaches of Manuel Antonio National Park and the charming southern mountains of Pérez Zeledón. Stay in two of Costa Rica’s most luxurious boutique resorts for your most romantic Christmas yet.
Dec 23: Transfer to Manuel Antonio / Quepos
Upon arrival into San Jose, Costa Rica you will be met and transferred 3 hours to Manuel Antonio / Quepos for overnight at Makanda by the Sea Hotel
. Makanda by the Sea is a cliffside boutique hotel set amid 12 acres of rainforest sanctuary.
Dec 24: Private Manuel Antonio National Park Hike
A naturalist guide will pick you up and this morning and take you to Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica's favorite tiny national park featuring three beautiful white sand beaches, lush rainforest, and abundant wildlife. The area is home to 184 know species of birds and 109 species of mammals. Bring a bathing suit and towel to enjoy the beaches after the tour! Overnight Makanda by the Sea Hotel.
Dec 25: Canopy Safari Zipline Tour
A guide will pick you up and drive you to your adventure destination, pointing out the unique flora and fauna of the region along the way. You'll arrive at a ranch house where you'll enjoy a hearty Costa Rican meal. After lunch, set out on your canopy safari. There are 10 zipline cables, 2 rappel lines, a hanging bridge, Tarzan swing, and 18 platforms. Overnight Makanda by the Sea Hotel.
Dec 26: Savegre Whitewater Rafting Class II - III
The Savegre River Class II - III white water rapids combine relaxing river floating with thrill adventure. After a safety talk, your rafting guide will bring you down rapids like Boca Diablo, the washing machine, and the screaming child rapids. Once you've built up a healthy appetite, the river tames down, and you will head back for lunch. Overnight Makanda by the Sea Hotel.
Dec 28: Transfer to Perez Zeledon, Southern Mountains
This morning, private ground transfer approximately 2 hours to the Perez Zeledon mountains in Costa Rica's South Pacific region for overnight at Hacienda AltaGracia, an Auberge Resort
. This sprawling 860 acre mountain retreat has 50 estate-size casitas, gourmet dining, an exclusive equestrian experience, and one of Central America's best spas.
Dec 29: Cafe Cedral by Horse
Visit the small town of Cedral in the Talamanca mountain range. Horseback ride through the countryside to the micro mill, where you will be lead through the coffee processing from seed to cup. After your tour, browse the coffee shop before heading back to Hacienda AltaGracia for overnight.
Dec 30: Perez Zeledon Free Day
Relax and enjoy the luxury amenities and exclusive hospitality of AltaGracia. Overnight Hacienda AltaGracia.
Dec 31: Perez Zeledon Free Day
Inquire about nearby attracts like whale watching at Uvita, hiking, ziplining tours, and rafting. Overnight Hacienda AltaGracia.
Jan 1: Depart San Jose International Airport
Transfer approximately 2 hours to the San Jose International Airport for your return flight home.
Pricing is valid through the date listed for each itinerary (all pricing is subject to change until booked and confirmed). Holiday season supplements apply for Christmas, New Years, Presidents Day, and Easter travel dates. Green season specials and/or lower rates may apply for May to November travel dates.
All itineraries are land only and international airfare is quoted separately. Itinerary adjustments may be necessary depending on your international flight schedule. For example a late arrival will usually require a night near the airport in San Jose.
Please call one of our experts at 800-827-9046 to discuss your travel details.