Our Family Christmas Break vacation package is the perfect classic family getaway. Experience adventure at Arenal Volcano, nature in the Cloud Forest, and rainforest on the Central Pacific Coast.
Dec 24: Arenal Volcano
Upon arrival in San Jose, Costa Rica transfer 3.5 hours to the Arenal Volcano region for overnight at Hotel Royal Corin, a beautiful property that highlights Arenal Volcano from every room. Tonight, enjoy a celebratory Christmas dinner at Hotel Royal Corin.
Dec 25: Arenal Aerial Tram & Zipline Tour
Prepare for a thrill! The fun begins on an aerial tram up to an observation platform on the highest point of Arenal Reserve. Take in the bird's eye view of the Tilaran Mountain Range, Lake Arenal, and Arenal Volcano before beginning your zipline adventure. Observe the rainforest canopy from above the treetops on a series of 8 cross-sectional zipline cables with a total distance of 4.5 miles and lengths from 100 to 2460 feet and a maximum height of 660 feet. Overnight Hotel Royal Corin.
Dec 26: Arenal Hanging Bridges Hike & Hot Springs Tour
First, discover the flora and fauna of the rainforest on a series of trails and hanging bridges under the towering presence of Arenal Volcano. An expert naturalist guide will point out a variety of nature and wildlife that are often missed. Following the hike, unwind and relax sore muscles in the Tabacon Hot Springs. These all natural volcano-fed hot springs are warmed and mineralized by the Arenal Volcano itself! Overnight Hotel Royal Corin.
Dec 27: Boat Transfer to Monteverde Cloud Forest
Today you will be picked up for a 45 minute boat ride across Lake Arenal where you will then be transferred by ground 1.5 hours to the Monteverde Cloud Forest for overnight at Hotel Fonda Vela. Fonda Vela is an expansive 35 acre property with forests and pastures perfect for birding and hiking.
Dec 28: Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve Hike
Discover the natural diversity of the Monteverde Cloud Forest with an experience naturalist guide. This is prime bird watching territory so listen closely and be on the lookout for vibrant colors. You will see prehistoric ferns, trees covered in bromeliads, and maybe even the resplendent Quetzal if you are especially lucky. After your morning hike, explore the hummingbird garden and grab some fresh coffee and pastries before returning to the hotel. Overnight Hotel Fonda Vela.
Dec 29: Transfer to the Central Pacific Coast
Today transfer 2 1/2 hours by ground to Herradura Beach on the Central Pacific Coast for overnight at Hotel Villa Caletas. Situated on a forested hillside above the sea, Hotel Villa Caletas features stunning views of the Pacific Coast. Spend the afternoon enjoying the marvelous views of the coast and sunset from the pool.
Dec 30: Manuel Antonio National Park Hike
Today a local naturalist guide will pick you up for a morning hike into Manuel Antonio National Park to discover the abundant wildlife and lush vegetation of the area. Bring you swim suit and take a cool dip at Manuel Antonio Beach at the end of your tour. Overnight Hotel Villa Caletas.
Dec 31: New Year's Eve Dinner at Hotel Villa Caletas
Happy New Year's Eve! Relax by the pool this morning and gear up to ring in the new year with dinner at Villa Caletas. Overnight Hotel Villa Caletas.
Jan 1: Central Pacific Free Day
Add Central Pacific Tours. Overnight Hotel Villa Caletas.
Jan 2: Depart San Jose, Costa Rica
Today you will be met and transferred by ground approximately 1 1/2 hours to San Jose International Airport for departure.