Our 9-night Costa Rica All Inclusive Christmas vacation package is the perfect escape from the cold this holiday season. Discover the pink-hued beaches of Playa Conchal, Guanacaste. Experience adventure at Arenal Volcano and relaxation in its volcano-fed hot springs.
Dec 21: Arrive Conchal Beach, Costa Rica
Upon arrival in Liberia, Costa Rica you will be met and driven approximately 1 hour to the All Inclusive Westin Playa Conchal Resort
, one of the best all-inclusive resorts in the country. This large and sophisticated resort sits on the Northern Pacific Coast of Costa Rica. The Westin offers a wide variety of exciting eco-adventures, and the 2,400 amazing acres offer sports and nature at its very best.
Dec 22: Free Day Westin Playa Conchal, Guanacaste
Spend the day on the stunning beach the resort was named for. Playa Conchal, once composed primarily of sea shells washed ashore, has since evolved to consist primarily of white sand. The brilliant blue water and picturesque landscape set the perfect ambiance for relaxation. Overnight Westin Playa Conchal All Inclusive Resort.
Dec 23: Morning Sail & Snorkel Tour
Begin aboard a luxury catamaran from the Flamingo Marina area. The crew will set sail for about five miles toward some of the most beautiful isolated beaches and snorkeling locations in Costa Rica. A guide will point out marine life like dolphins, whales, sea turtles, puffer fish, and more. Optional kayaking and fishing are also available. Set up in a tranquil bay, drop anchor, and enjoy. Explore deserted white sand beaches and a delicious buffet lunch. Overnight Westin Playa Conchal All Inclusive Resort.
Dec 24: Palo Verde National Park & Guaitil Pottery Tour
The Tempisque River is a natural hydrologic system forming an important international wetlands ecosystem. The park is an excellent destination for birdwatchers and nature lovers alike with wildlife like crocodiles, monkeys, and reptiles. Cruise the Tempisque River by boat observing this unique ecosystem. After lunch, visit the artisan village of Guaitil where you'll learn about the Chorotega Indians and observe artists creating pottery that represents their Pre-Columbian ancestors. Overnight Westin Playa Conchal All Inclusive Resort.
Dec 25: Free Day Westin Playa Conchal, Guanacaste
If you golf, check out the 18-hole championship Reserva Conchal Golf Course and enjoy the breathtaking scenery. And if you're traveling with kids, make sure they get to spend some time at the Westin Kids Club! Overnight Westin Playa Conchal All Inclusive Resort.
Dec 26: Transfer to Tabacon Thermal Resort, Arenal
Today you will be picked up and driven by ground approximately 5 hours to Tabacon Grand Spa & Thermal Resort near Arenal Volcano. Tabacon features a garden of thermal springs naturally heated and fed by Arenal Volcano.
Dec 27: Aerial Tram & Trek Zipline Tour
Take the Sky Aerial Tram up through the forest canopy to an observation platform with panoramic views of Lake Arenal, Arenal Volcano, and the Tilaran Mountain Range. From the observation deck, take off on a series of 8 cross-sectional cables that together stretch 4.5 miles with a maximum height of 660 feet and distances ranging from 100 to 2,460 feet. Overnight Tabacon Grand Spa & Thermal Resort.
Dec 28: Arenal Hanging Bridges & La Fortuna Waterfall Hike
Explore Arenal Hanging Bridges Reserve, a private natural reserve with over 1,500 acres of tropical forest where animals, birds, flowers, and vegetation live. The park consists of eight fixed and six hanging bridges with views overlooking the forest canopy. Don't miss the waterfall extension trail toward the end of the hike.
Next, visit La Fortuna Waterfall. Enjoy the cascade from the viewpoint before trekking down roughly 300 meters to the base of the waterfall on a steep, but paved pathway. Swimming is allowed in the river, but not at the base of the waterfall. Overnight Tabacon Grand Spa & Thermal Resort.
Dec 29: Free Morning, Night Walk Tour
Free morning to explore the sprawling Tabacon hot springs across the street from the resort. Don't miss the Tabacon Grand Spa for some all natural rejuvenation.
This evening, set off on a night walk from the Eco-Centro Danaus, a small reserve with a focus on conservation and education. Be on the lookout for the night animals of Arenal like sloths, caimans, spiders, frogs, bats, butterflies, birds, and more. Your guide will point out the unique ecosystem of the forest and the wildlife that live there. Overnight Tabacon Grand Spa & Thermal Resort.
Dec 30: Depart Liberia, Costa Rica
Today transfer by ground approximately 1 hour to Liberia 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.
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