Family Classic Deluxe Holiday

PRICING

FAMILY PRICING:
$18,625 total for family of 4 sharing 1 room
*Land Package *See below for pricing details.

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

Monteverde Cloud Forest
Don Juan Coffee & Chocolate Tour
Monteverde Ziplining
Aguti Night Hike
Manuel Antonio National Park
Catamaran Tour
Stand-up Paddle Boarding
Waterfalls
Hiking

OVERVIEW

Our 7-night Family Classic Deluxe Holiday vacation package is the perfect mix of beach and adventure. Begin your holiday exploring Monteverde Cloud Forest. Then, head out to Costa Rica’s most popular national park on the Central Pacific Coast, Manuel Antonio National Park to take in the beautiful beaches, rainforest, and abundant wildlife.

DAILY ITINERARY

Day 1
Transfer to Senda Monteverde Hotel, Monteverde Cloud Forest
Upon your morning or early afternoon arrival in San Jose, you will transfer by ground for approximately 3 ½ hours to the Monteverde Cloud Forest. This high-elevation forest of dense, chaotic vegetation is great for hiking and birdwatching.

Arrive at Senda Monteverde Hotel, one of the newest upscale hotels in the area. Luxury amenities paired with a laid-back elegance create a one-of-a-kind experience in Monteverde. The hotel's 24 guest rooms and suites feature open-air porches overlooking lush gardens or even the Pacific Ocean in the distance.
Day 2
PRIVATE Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve Hike (AM) // Don Juan Coffee, Chocolate, & Sugar Cane Tour (PM)
Located minutes from the Senda Monteverde Hotel, the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve protects 26,000 acres of forest with eight unique biological zones. Continuously shrouded in mist, the reserve shelters some 500 bird species as well as monkeys, sloths, and endemic amphibians. With any luck, you'll spot toucanets, coatimundis, or even the rare and resplendent quetzal bird. Overnight Senda Monteverde Hotel.

Uncover the world of coffee, chocolate, and sugarcane production in Costa Rica. The tour begins with an introduction to the coffee plant's life cycle. Learn about how coffee cherries are picked, how the pulp was originally removed, and visit the drying patio and the warehouse. Discover the cocoa pod and make your own chocolate using traditional Costa Rican recipes. And, taste! Try the traditional Costa Rican method of extracting sugar cane juice. Taste again! Finally, return to the restaurant for a cup of coffee and peruse the culinary souvenir shop. Overnight Senda Monteverde Hotel.
Day 3
Monteverde Sky Tram & Walk Guided Tour (AM) // Private Aguti Night Hike (PM)
The Sky Tram is a cableway from which you can observe the forest canopy as you ascend up through the cloud forest to an observation platform. From there, take off on the Sky Trek zipline. Two ver long cables and eleven cross-sectional zip lines will bring you gliding above the treetops. Then, take a break and enjoy the panoramic cloud forest views from two observational platforms. Finally, enjoy the Sky Walk, a series of trails including six suspension bridges. After lunch, return to Senda Monteverde Hotel.

This evening, grab a flashlight and follow your guide through the Aguti Reserve by night! Discover the hidden world of the cloud forest at night: frogs, kinkajous, and other bright-eyed creatures. Overnight Senda Monteverde Hotel.
Day 4
Transfer to Arenas del Mar Beach & Nature Resort, Manuel Antonio / Quepos
Today, you will transfer approximately 3 hours to the Manuel Antonio / Quepos area on the Central Pacific Coast.

Arrive at Arenas del Mar Beach & Nature Resort, an upscale boutique hotel located outside Manuel Antonio National Park. Enjoy two pools, inventive gourmet dining, and rainforest encounters at one of the country's only truly beachfront hotels.
Day 5
Afternoon Catamaran Tour
A sunset catamaran cruise is the perfect way to top off your day exploring Manuel Antonio! You may even see humpback whales, dolphins, and other marine life from the deck. On board, enjoy a variety of snacks and drinks. The tour includes a snorkeling adventure at one of the most beautiful snorkeling locations along the coast. Overnight Arenas del Mar Beach & Nature Resort.
Day 6
Stand-up Paddle Board and Waterfalls Full-Day
Enjoy a day full of adventure on the ocean, in the jungle, jumping from waterfalls, and exploring along one of Costa Rica's most lush coastlines. You will also visit a couple of secluded beaches. This tour is perfect for adventurers who want to get away from the crowd. overnight Arenas del Mar Beach & Nature Resort.
Day 7
PRIVATE Manuel Antonio National Park
Walk the trails of Costa Rica's favorite little national park. White sand beaches bordering lush rainforest teeming with wildlife jut out into rich turquoise waters. Espadillo Sur and Manuel Antonio are the two white sand beaches in the park. The park protects coastal rainforest, a mangrove swamp, coral formations, and 12 islands that serve as seabird sanctuaries. Your guide will point out the interconnected systems of the forest and the attributes of the 109 mammal species and 200 bird species that live there. Look for monkeys, agouti, sloths, toucans, hawks, deer, hummingbirds, and more. Overnight Arenas del Mar Beach & Nature Resort.
Day 8
Depart San Jose, Costa Rica
This morning you will transfer by ground approximately 3 hours to the international airport in San Jose for your afternoon or evening departure.

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.

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