VIP Costa Rica

PRICING

$5795 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, 2020. See below for pricing details.

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

Arenal Volcano
Arenal Hanging Bridges
La Fortuna Waterfall
Bay of Papagayo
Beaches
Upala

OVERVIEW

This vacation is, as it claims, a VIP experience in Costa Rica. Visit the top resort in South and Central America – Nayara Springs Resort With only 18 villas, you’ll get all the personal attention you deserve! From there, head to the Bay of Papagayo, where you can enjoy incredible beaches at an intimate wilderness resort. Your last stop is Upala, for a stay at the boutique Origins Luxury Lodge, a high-end boutique escape overlooking a valley with 180-degree views of the estate, volcanoes, and Lake Nicaragua.

DAILY ITINERARY

Day 1
Arrive Nayara Springs Resort, Arenal Volcano
Upon arrival in San Jose, Costa Rica you will be picked up and driven approximately 3 hours to Nayara Springs Luxury Hotel, a new and exclusive ultra-luxury boutique hotel. Nayara Springs is an exclusive hotel with all the facilities and amenities of a 5-star resort. From the private terrace, you'll be able to spot hummingbirds and toucans.
Day 2
Private Arenal Hanging Bridges & La Fortuna Waterfall Hike
Hike through the Arenal Hanging Bridges private nature reserve with over 1500 acres of rainforest, animals, and vegetation. Traverse eight fixed and six hanging bridges with incredible vantag epoints out over the rainforest canopy - some with views of Arenal Volcano. Then, head to La Fortuna Waterfall. Enjoy the lookout to the waterfall surrounded by tropical rainforest. Then, descend 300 meters down to the base of the waterfall on a steep, but paved pathway. At the bottom, take a refreshing dip in the river. Swimming is not permitted in the waterfall. Overnight Nayara Springs Resort.
Day 3
Private Sunset Lake Cruise
A professional naturalist guide will bring you on a relaxing two-hour boat ride on Lake Arenal. Enjoy a colorful sunset amid lush vegetation and incredible volcano views with wine and cheese. Be on the lookout of for a variety of birds like flycatchers, kingfishers, anhinga, and mammals such as coatis, monkeys, and sloths. Overnight Nayara Springs Resort.
Day 4
Transfer to Kasiiya Luxury Wilderness Retreat, Bay of Papagayo
Today you will be met and driven approximately 3 1/2 hours to Kasiiya Papagayo Retreat on the Bay of Papagayo for overnight. Kasiiya was designed by world-famous architects and boasts pristine beaches and just five air-conditioned suites.
Day 5
Bay of Papagayo Free Day
Make it a beach day! Discover Kasiiya's three beaches and snorkel or kayak the calm waters around the property. Overnight Kasiiya Luxury Wilderness Retreat.
Day 6
Bay of Papagayo Free Day
Be sure to book spa treatment today for some well-deserved relaxation. Option to add-on tours at an additional cost. Overnight Kasiiya Luxury Wilderness Resort.
Day 7
Transfer to Origins Lodge, Upala
Today you will be met and driven approximately 2 hours to Origins Luxury Lodge in Uapala for overnight. Origins Luxury Lodge overlooks a picturesque valley with 180-degree views over the estate, volcanoes, and Lake Nicaragua.
Day 8
Alajuela Free Day
Indulge in meals prepared by a Michelin Star chef, relax in a wood-fired terrace bathtub, and choose among a variety of daily complimentary activities. Overnight Origins Luxury Lodge.
Day 9
Alajuela Free Day
Activities abound at Origins Luxury Lodge. Discover the turquoise waters of Rio Celeste. Take a yoga or cooking class, explore the grounds on horseback, and learn about the healing properties of the on-site Melipone bees' honey. Go fishing in the lagoon or rappel in a nearby cavern. Finally, end your day with an outdoor massage. Don't miss one of the most popular hikes on the property - Oro Waterfall! Overnight Origins Luxury Lodge.
Day 10
Depart Liberia, Costa Rica
Today you will be met at your hotel and driven approximately 1 hour to the Liberia 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.

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