Osa Peninsula Rainforest Holiday: Dec 21-30, 2024


$23,535 total for family of 4
$26,550 total for family of 5
$29,620 total for a family of 6
*Land Package *See below for pricing details.


San Jose City
Osa Peninsula Rainforest
Rainforest Canopy Zipline
Monkey Tour
Rainforest Waterfall Picnic
Rio Esquinas Kayaking
Rainforest Beaches


Our 9-night Osa Peninsula Rainforest Holiday combines one night in San Jose with Puerto Jimenez rainforest lodges on the Osa Peninsula, the most beloved and wildlife-rich destination in Costa Rica!


Day 1
Transfer to Hotel Grano de Oro, San Jose
Upon your arrival in San Jose, meet your driver for a 30 minute transfer by ground to Hotel Grano de Oro. Nestled on a serene side street just off the bustling arteries of the city, this cherished hotel provides the warmth and intimacy of a personal residence while remaining in close proximity to San Jose's vibrant dining, shopping, and entertainment hubs. Renowned among guests and locals, the hotel's dining establishment stands out as one of the city's premier culinary destinations, promising an exceptional gastronomic experience.
Day 2
Transfer to Botanika Osa Peninsula
This morning, transfer to the local airport in San Jose. Check in for a short flight to Puerto Jimenez on the remote Osa Peninsula. Upon arrival, meet your driver for transfer to your hotel. Arrive at Botanika Osa Peninsula. Nestled within Costa Rica's pristine rainforest, Botanika’s guest rooms, suites, and multi-bedroom villas provide chic and comfortable accommodations in an eco-resort environment. Guests can enjoy a full-service spa, access to the Cahui Beach Club, the adjacent Crocodile Bay Marina, an outdoor lagoon-style pool with two hot tubs and cabanas, room service, a fitness center, and exceptional dining options at Tierra a la Mesa and Driza Bar & Grill. Whether you fill your stay with activities or simply relax at the resort, your time at Botanika will be unforgettable!
Day 3
Canopy Zipline Tour
Soar above the treetops, taking in sweeping views of the vibrant rainforest at speeds of up to 50 mph! State-of-the-art equipment ensures the utmost security, and your trained adventure guide is an expert in technique, safety, and the natural wonders encountered along this thrilling ride. Overnight Botanika Osa Peninsula.
Day 4
Monkey Tour
Discover the mystique of four monkey species—the Spider Monkey, the Mantled Howler Monkey, the White-Throated Capuchin Monkey, and the Central American Squirrel Monkey—found together only in this unique area of Costa Rica. Overnight Botanika Osa Peninsula.
Day 5
Botanika Osa Peninsula Free Day
Rent a bicycle, book guided excursions, explore the resort’s orchid garden and walking trails, visit the Cahui Beach Club, or simply unwind. Arrange tours, spa appointments, and other services through Botanika’s concierge. Overnight at Botanika Osa Peninsula.
Day 6
Transfer to Playa Cativo Rainforest Lodge, Puerto Jimenez
Today you will be met and transferred to Playa Cativo, Puerto Jimenez. Upon your arrival, embark on a scenic boat transfer across the serene Golfo Dulce to reach Playa Cativo Rainforest Lodge for your overnight stay. Accessible solely by boat, Playa Cativo is situated amidst the peaceful waters of Golfo Dulce and the lush rainforest of Piedras Blancas National Park. Delight in an unparalleled experience of paradise and unforgettable wildlife encounters in this exceptional and luxurious destination!
Day 7
Rainforest Waterfall Picnic
After an interactive self-guided nature walk through the south side of Cativo’s Protected Nature Reserve, enjoy a tailored “picnic setting” featuring a selection of Costa Rican breakfast delights and Cativo’s fresh juices, all set near one of the property’s jungle waterfalls. Experience the “Pura Vida” spirit and feel invigorated by the rainforest. Overnight at Playa Cativo Rainforest Lodge.
Day 8
Rio Esquinas Mangrove Kayaking
Located just a stone's throw from Playa Cativo, you'll find one of Costa Rica's most expansive and unspoiled river systems. Its varied landscape offers exceptional birdwatching opportunities, particularly during the serene moments of sunrise and sunset when the mudflats teem with aquatic birdlife. Setting off from the river mouth, our kayak adventure begins with a tranquil journey through breathtaking mangrove and rainforest vistas, allowing you to immerse yourself in the wonders of nature. Overnight Playa Cativo Rainforest Lodge.
Day 9
Playa Cativo Rainforest Lodge Free Day
Discover the wonders of the Osa rainforet and Golfo Dulce with additional excursions and activities with the assistance of the lodge's concierge service. Overnight Playa Cativo Rainforest Lodge.
Day 10
Depart San Jose, Costa Rica
This morning, transfer by boat back to Puerto Jimenez where you will depart for a short domestic flight to San Jose. Upon arrival, connect to the San Jose international airport for your afternoon 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.