Rustic Paradise


$2495 per adult, double occupancy
*Price based on 2 adults sharing a room. Surcharges may apply for holiday travel. Reductions may apply for May-November travel. International airfare not included.
*Price valid: October 31, 2022. See below for pricing details.


San Jose City
Osa Peninsula
Golfo Dulce
Nosara, Nicoya Peninsula


With our 8-night Rustic Paradise vacation package, you’ll get the best of the best while discovering incomparable luxury in the midst of the tropical rainforest! Start with a night in the capital city of San Jose at Hotel Presidente. Then, a quick flight to Playa Nicuesa Lodge on the Golfo Dulce will give you your fill of adventure – with hiking, fishing, snorkeling, and kayaking! There are limitless nature and wildlife to explore. One more flight and you’ll be in Nosara on the Nicoya Peninsula at Olas Verdes Hotel. Far from the nearest road and featuring an amazing beach, it’s the perfect end to a rejuvenating trip.


Day 1
Arrive San Jose, Costa Rica
Upon your morning or midday arrival in San Jose, Costa Rica, you will be met and transfer to Hotel Presidente. This stylish boutique hotel is set in the middle of all the bustling action of downtown San Jose. Discover the excitement of the city from the hotel or enjoy fantastic city views from the hotel's green roof!
Day 2
Flight to Puerto Jimenez, Osa Peninsula
Today, you will transfer to the San Jose Airport for a brief and scenic flight to Puerto Jimenez. On arrival, you will transfer by ground and boat to the Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge. Harmony with nature is the byword for this sustainability-focused eco-lodge. Accessible only by boat, it features some of the most amazing views in the area. Playa Nicuesa manages to maintain an ambiance that is equally rejuvenating and exciting!
Day 3
Osa Peninsula Free Day
Whether you're seeking relaxation or thrills, Playa Nicuesa has it all! The expansive surrounding rainforest contains a wide variety of bird and animal species - wildlife and bird watchers should keep a sharp eye out. The 165-acre preserve is lined by a labyrinth of trails that lead up the mountainside. Several kinds of nature tours are available in the area. Overnight Playa Nicuesa. *To include tours, visit our Osa Peninsula Tours page.
Day 4
Osa Peninsula Free Day
If the rainforest isn't what you're looking for, at Playa Nicuesa you simply need to turn around! Fronting the hotel is a beautiful beach and the 80 degree blue-green water of Drake Bay. The calm water is a great swimming spot, or try out kayaking, snorkeling, or fishing! For relaxation, seek out one of the many hammocks and meditate to the sound of waves. Overnight Playa Nicuesa. *To include tours, visit our Osa Peninsula Tours page.
Day 5
Flight to Nosara, Nicoya Peninsula
Today, transfer to the Puerto Jimenez Airport by ground and boat for a flight to Nosara (with a brief stop in San Jose). Upon arrival, transfer to Olas Verdes Hotel. Set near the calm and sleepy town of Nosara on Playa Guiones. Olas Verdes is located just a few minutes from a world-class surf break. Haven't learned to surf yet? This is the perfect opportunity - the waves here are great for beginners also!
Day 6
Nicoya Peninsula Free Day
The Nosara region is a wellness haven. Schedule a yoga lesson taught by some of the best yoga instructors in the world for utmost rejuvenation. Overnight Olas Verdes Hotel.
Day 7
Nicoya Peninsula Free Day
There are a variety of activities and tours for exploring the Nosara region. Go horseback riding, surfing, stand-up paddleboarding, or, during certain times of the year, visit the nearby Ostional Beach to spot the sea turtles coming ashore to lay eggs! Overnight Olas Verdes Hotel.
Day 8
Nicoya Peninsula Free Day
On your last day in Costa Rica, soak up the sun at the beach or relax by the saltwater pool. Overnight Olas Verdes Hotel.
Day 9
Depart Liberia, Costa Rica
Today transfer about 2 1/2 hours to the Liberia 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.