Our 8 night Family Rainforest & Volcano holiday vacation package begins with Manuel Antonio’s lush rainforest beaches. End your holiday at the Arenal Volcano, one of Costa Rica’s most beloved volcanoes, to experience the rainforest and soak in the natural hot springs.
Dec 28: Transfer to Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
Upon arrival into San Jose, Costa Rica you will transfer by ground to Manuel Antonio National Park / Quepos for overnight at Hotel Si Como No
. This sustainable boutique hotel is set on a hillside overlooking the lush rainforest shoreline and Pacific Ocean.
Dec 29: Manuel Antonio National Park Hike
Explore the most popular national park in Costa Rica, Manuel Antonio National Park. This little coastal rainforest is packed full of over 109 species of wildlife including both sloth species and all four species of Costa Rican monkeys. A naturalist guide will you through the rainforest trails to the wild beaches of Manuel Antonio. Don't forget to wear your swimsuit! Overnight Hotel Si Como No.
Dec 30: Santa Juana Rural Mountain Adventure Combination Tour
Today you will be met in a 4x4 vehicle for a drive through local plantations and farmland to your Canopy Safari Tour. Zip through the treetops on this 90 minute zipline adventure with professional guides. Next stop: Santa Juana Mountain Village. Discover the traditional sugar cane making process of "Trapiche." Explore the trails to learn about the exotic wildlife that live in the Fila Chonta Mountain Range. Go Tilapia fishing and cool off in a refreshing waterfall hidden away in the jungle. Finally, enjoy a typical Costa Rican lunch before returnign to Hotel Si Como No for overnight.
Dec 31: Catamaran
Discover Manuel Antonio National Park from the unique vantage point of a catamaran. Enjoy snacks and drinks will looking for whales and dolphins form the deck of the catamaran. Your guide will bring you to a beautiful snorkeling destination for underwater exploration. Overnight Hotel Si Como No.
Jan 1: Transfer to Arenal Volcano
Today transfer to Tabacon Grand Spa & Thermal Resort
at Arenal Volcano for overnight. The highlight of the Tabacon property is the extensive all natural hot spring gardens naturally heated by Arenal Volcano. Enjoy unlimited access to this natural paradise.
Jan 2: Arenal Hanging Bridges Hike
The Arenal Hanging Bridges Hike brings you on an extensive network of trails within a private nature reserve. Cross 8 fixed and 6 hanging bridges through the canopy for stunning views of the volcano and surrounding forest. Your private naturalist guide will point out nature and wildlife native to the region. Volcano. Overnight Tabacon Thermal Resort.
Jan 3: Balsa River Rafting Class II-III
The Balsa River is a fantastic white water rafting adventure for beginners. The river has a variety of class II - III rapids. The first half of the adventure consists of continuous rapids with small pools in between. In the second half, the rapids are more spread out and less intense — great for wildlife watching! Overnight Tabacon Thermal Resort.
Jan 4: Pure Trek Waterfall Canyoning
Trek into the rainforest to some of the most spectacular hidden waterfalls in the region. Your guide will brief you on equipment and safety before your adventure begins. There are five rappels ranging in height between 20 and 50 meters. Four of the rappels have waterfalls, and one is a dry rock face descent. Enjoy the thrill and the views before returning to Tabacon Thermal Resort for overnight.
Jan 5: Depart San Jose, Costa Rica
Today transfer approximately 3 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.