Our 7-night Costa Rica Holiday Adventure couples beach and volcano at Arenal Volcano & the rainforest beaches of Manuel Antonio National Park.
Transfer to Amor Arenal, Arenal Volcano
Upon arrival in San Jose, meet your driver for a 3-hour drive to the Arenal Volcano region for overnight. Arrive at Amor Arenal, an exclusive boutique rainforest retreat nestled at the base of the majestic volcano. Guests are immersed in the lush beauty of Arenal through our private casitas, surrounded by tropical greenery and equipped with personal thermal soaking pools. Indulge in the culinary delights of El Rancho and Tico Grill at La Jaranita, our signature dining venues, or opt for more casual fare at La Granea and La Jaranita bar. After a day of adventure, unwind by the thermal pool or treat yourself to a rejuvenating spa session at our full-service spa.
Bike & Kayak Lake Arenal
Experience a thrilling adventure that seamlessly blends two exciting sports amidst the scenic beauty of Arenal Volcano's mountains and lake. Our unique experience offers the perfect environment for both mountain biking and kayaking, promising an extraordinary adventure.
Begin with a two-hour kayaking expedition, exploring the lake's islands, encountering local birds and mammals, all while marveling at the awe-inspiring views of the constantly erupting Arenal Volcano. After the kayaking excursion, take a moment to rehydrate, enjoy some snacks, and relax before gearing up for the next adventure.
Get ready for an adrenaline-pumping 16-kilometer mountain biking tour through natural paths, traditional Costa Rican neighborhoods, and alongside small rivers. This exhilarating journey provides not only a physical challenge but also an opportunity to immerse yourself in the diverse landscapes and local culture surrounding the Arenal Volcano. An adventure-packed day awaits, blending the best of both worlds for an unforgettable experience. Overnight Amor Arenal.
AM La Fortuna & Chocolate / PM Arenal Hanging Bridges Night Hike
This morning,embark on an immersive journey into the world of tropical cocoa and chocolate with our hands-on program. Dive into every step of the production process, from harvesting the cocoa fruit to the meticulous drying and grinding of the seeds. Indulge in the satisfaction of creating your own high-quality organic chocolate.
After satisfying your cocoa cravings, venture to La Fortuna Reserve, home to the awe-inspiring 210-foot-high waterfall that shares its name. A 500-meter downhill hike along stairs and paved pathways provides a breathtaking view from the bottom. Cool off in the refreshing (and brisk!) waters of La Fortuna River in a natural pool, completing this enriching and invigorating experience.
Your evening tour begins with a hotel pickup. Led by an experienced guide, traverse the trails that unveil a different realm after dark. An intriguing highlight awaits at the highest bridge, aptly named the Waterfall Bridge. Here, our guide will theatrically extinguish the flashlights, allowing you to immerse yourself in the sounds of the tropical rainforest - an experience beyond words. The Mistico night tours extend beyond wildlife spotting; they are an exploration of the intricate relationships between various species and organisms in the rainforest. Overnight Amor Arenal.
Transfer to Arenas del Mar Resort, Manuel Antonio
Today you will be driven approximately 5 hours to the Manuel Antonio region on the Central Pacific Coast for overnight at Arenas del Mar Beach & Nature Resort, a gem on Manuel Antonio's coastline and a true embodiment of beachfront luxury. At this resort, you'll discover a perfect blend of spectacular beach and nature experiences, coupled with the utmost levels of service and a strong commitment to sustainability.
Manuel Antonio Free Day
Make the most of your stay by heading to the beach directly in front of the hotel, where the sun, sea, and sand await. Overnight Arenas del Mar Beach & Nature Resort.
Manuel Antonio Free Day
Opt for a leisurely day lounging by the inviting pool, enjoying the serenity and sunshine. Overnight Arenas del Mar Beach & Nature Resort.
Manuel Antonio Free Day
For those looking to explore the local attractions and activities, the hotel's concierge service is your indispensable resource. They can assist you in securing restaurant reservations, arranging convenient taxi services to reach your chosen destinations, booking exciting surf lessons for a thrilling ride on the waves, and organizing tours to discover the wonders of the region. Overnight Arenas del Mar Beach & Nature Resort.
Depart San Jose, Costa Rica
Today transfer approximately 3 hours by ground the San Jose international airport for your afternoon 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.