Costa Rica Eco-Resort Holiday: Dec 27, 2024-Jan 5, 2025


$5050 per person based on 4 people traveling together
$4400 per person based on 5 people traveling together
$3950 per person based on 6 people traveling together
*Land Package *See below for pricing details.


San Jose
Pacuare River Rafting
Tubing & Waterfall Rapelling
Southern Caribbean Culture
Rainforest Beaches
Puerto Viejo


Our 9-night Costa Rica Eco-Resort Holiday vacation package is the perfect mix of beach and adventure on the Pacuare River, the Southern Caribbean Coast, and the vibrant capital city of San Jose.


Day 1
Transfer to Hotel Grano de Oro, San Jose
Upon reaching San Jose, you'll be greeted by your driver for a 30-minute transfer to your hotel. Check-in at Hotel Grano de Oro, nestled on a tranquil side street just off the bustling city center, offering the cozy ambiance of a private residence while being close to dining, shopping, and attractions. With its acclaimed restaurant, revered by both guests and locals, your stay promises culinary delights and relaxation.
Day 2
Transfers by White Water Raft to Rios Lodge, Pacuare River
Early in the morning, you'll embark on a 2-hour ground transfer to the Rios Lodge Operations Center, where you can enjoy breakfast and securely store excess luggage before heading to the river. Guides will assist with loading gear into dry bags and provide rafting and safety instructions before navigating Class III rapids on the Pacuare River. Upon reaching Rios Lodge, nestled along the riverbanks in the heart of the rainforest, guests are treated to comfortable rooms with river views, electricity, delicious tropical meals, and access to nearby waterfalls and swimming spots, all amidst a sustainable, off-grid environment powered by hydroelectricity.
Day 3
Tubing & Waterfall Rapelling
Drift along the currents of the Pacuare River, floating about ¾ mile downstream from the lodge on whitewater tubes until you reach the base of a breathtaking 150-foot waterfall. For the more adventurous, there's the option to rappel down the waterfall's face, feeling the rush of the cascading water as it meets the Pacuare below. Afterward, hike back to the lodge for a tranquil evening. Rest overnight at Rios Lodge. *Please note that the water levels of the Pacuare River can vary significantly due to upstream rainfall, so the operation of the Tubing & Rappelling Tour is subject to these conditions.
Day 4
Zipline Canopy Adventure
Experience the thrill of our zipline canopy tour, a highlight of your stay at the lodge. Traverse our eight-zipline course spanning the Pacuare River, offering stunning vistas of the rainforest, the Pacuare River Gorge, and our lodge. Recognized by USA Today’s Outdoors Wire as one of the premier zipline experiences worldwide! Rest overnight at Rios Lodge. *Please note that height and weight restrictions are in place. Contact us for further details.
Day 5
Transfer to Le Chameleon Hotel, Puerto Viejo
Fuel up with a hearty breakfast before embarking on an exhilarating paddle down the Pacuare gorge, navigating past stunning waterfalls and thrilling rapids ranging from level II to IV. Experience the adrenaline rush while taking in breathtaking views of Costa Rica's magnificent rainforest scenery. Upon reaching the river take-out, transfer back to the Operation Center, where you can retrieve your stored luggage, freshen up in the changing rooms, and enjoy refreshments.

After lunch, you will transfer by ground approximately 2 hours to Le Cameleon Boutique Resort at Puerto Viejo de Limon area on the South Caribbean Coast. Arrive at Le Cameleon Boutique Resort, an exquisite boutique retreat catering to discerning travelers seeking relaxation and sophistication. With its contemporary and minimalist design, the resort exudes a unique ambiance, complemented by daily changing light effects in the rooms. Embodying the essence of intimate luxury, Le Cameleon boasts fewer than 30 rooms and seamlessly blends with the laid-back Caribbean vibe.
Day 6
Cahuita National Park Snorkeling & Hiking Tour
Cahuita National Park boasts the region's largest coral reefs and abundant wildlife along its hiking trails. This adventure blends a boat excursion, snorkeling, and a guided rainforest hike. Begin with a boat ride to Punta Cahuita for an underwater exploration of the vibrant marine life. Upon returning to shore, embark on a guided rainforest trek, encountering monkeys, sloths, reptiles, frogs, and exquisite insects along the way. Rest at the Le Camelon Boutique Resort for the night.
Day 7
Caribbean Free Day
Unwind by the poolside, bask in the hotel's beachfront amenities, or venture out to explore the enchanting beaches of the Southern Caribbean on foot, bike, or taxi. Overnight Le Cameleon Boutique Resort.
Day 8
Caribbean Free Day
Enhance your experience with restaurant bookings, taxi arrangements, and curated tours facilitated by the hotel concierge. Rest and rejuvenate at Le Cameleon Boutique Resort for an unforgettable stay.
Day 9
Transfer to Hotel Grano de Oro, San Jose
Today you will be met and driven approximately 4.5 hours back to San Jose for overnight at Grano de Oro Hotel.
Day 10
Depart San Jose, Costa Rica
Today, you will be driven 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.