The Road Less Traveled


$2195 per adult (May-Jun & Sept-Oct)
$2545 per adult (Nov-Apr & Jun-Aug)
*Double Occupancy, Land Package
*Price valid: October 31, 2019 *See below for pricing details.


Cloud Forest
Uvita Beach, Costa Ballena
Central Pacific Beaches
Coffee Plantation
Spa Treatment
Gourmet Dining


If you’re looking to escape the crowds, or in need of some peace and solitude, The Road Less Traveled Vacation is for you. From San Jose, pick up your rental car and head to Chayote Lodge in the central highlands for an introduction to Costa Rica coffee culture. Next up, 3 nights at the Oxygen Jungle Villas will set you right. This adults-only resort holds a maximum of 24 visitors, guaranteeing both privacy and good service. Finally, head to Alma del Pacifico, where the vibrant artwork and unique architectural design are almost as fascinating as the beaches.


Day 1
Transfer to Chayote Lodge, Costa Rica
Upon arrival in San Jose, Costa Rica, pick up your 4x4 rental car and drive approximately 1 hour to Chayote Lodge on the outskirts of the Central Valley. Chayote Lodge has a modern, yet rustic flair incorporating characteristics of rural Costa Rican coffee culture. The viewing terraces from each bungalow feature views of the Poas, Barva, and Irazu Volcano on a clear day.
Day 2
Chayote Lodge Free Day
A plethora of adventures can be had from the lodge such as coffee tours, national parks, waterfalls, local villages, and more! Overnight Chayote Lodge.
Day 3
Chayote Lodge Free Day
Relax on the property or book one of the on-site tours that can be booked upon arrival. Overnight Chayote Lodge.
Day 4
Transfer to Uvita, Costa Ballena
Then drive about 4 - 5 hours to the Oxygen Jungle Villas located on a stunning mountainside overlooking the Pacific. This small-scale Balinese style resort hotel guarantees personalized service, and they allow a maximum of 24 guests (adults only) at a time. The villas are only minutes from stunning beaches and are located between Costa Rica's most beautiful National Parks.
Day 5
Uvita Free Day
At Oxygen Jungle Villas, the spa is not to be missed! All the oils and ingredients used in any spa service are raw, local, and organic. Experience a sugar body rub - either coca mocha or vanilla nutmeg. A couples' massage is a great choice as well, with enticing aromatherapy and the option of having the massage in the ocean-view massage room. Overnight Oxygen Jungle Villas.
Day 6
Uvita Free Day
Oxygen Jungle Villas is also a great spot for adventure tours. A number of plant and animal species can only be found in this beautiful area. Explore via horseback, kayak, or hiking, or head out in a boat for dolphin & whale watching. For true excitement, consider a whitewater rafting trip! Overnight Oxygen Jungle Villas.
Day 7
Transfer to the Central Pacific Coast
This morning, drive about 1 1/2 hours to Alma del Pacifico Hotel. This is the ultimate seaside escape! A beautiful beach and the steep cliffs form the backdrop to the pleasant villas that make up Alma del Pacifico. The tropical flora, herb, and vegetable gardens attract a myriad of animal life, including the endangered Scarlet Macaw as well as colorful butterflies and inquisitive iguanas.
Day 8
Central Pacific Free Day
Excitement-seekers should visit the nearby town of Jaco. World-renowned for its waves, both experienced and beginner surfers will delight in the beach. Overnight Alma del Pacifico Hotel.
Day 9
Central Pacific Free Day
Moving south along the coast, travelers will find the Manuel Antonio National Park, one of Costa Rica's most intensely diverse parks. A visit is well worth it - just don't forget a swimsuit! Manuel Antonio has three of the country's most beautiful white sand beaches. Overnight Alma del Pacifico Hotel.
Day 10
Depart San Jose, Costa Rica
This morning, drive approximately 2 hours to San Jose Airport. Upon your arrival return your 4x4 vehicle before your international 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.

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