Our 8-night Costa Rica Honeymoon Highlights vacation package highlights will bring you to some of Costa Rica’s most unique destinations: the cloud forest, a volcano, and a beach rainforest!
Arrive at Tabacon Thermal Resort, Arenal Volcano / La Fortuna
Upon arrival in San Jose, Costa Rica you will be met and driven approximately 3 hours to Tabacon Grand Spa & Thermal Resort in the Arenal / La Fortuna area. Although the volcano is currently in a resting phase, the region offers an abundance of exciting activities!
Tabacon features natural hot springs fed by Arenal Volcano. The rich mineral waters flow right through expansive tropical gardens, creating cascades and rock pools throughout the property.
Arenal Hanging Bridges Tour
Begin your day trekking through the Mistico Hanging Bridges private nature reserve led by your naturalist guide. Cross a series of eight fixed and six hanging suspension bridges observing the unique wildlife of the region as your guide points out the characteristics of the ecosystem and natural history surrounding Arenal Volcano. Don't miss the waterfall extension trail toward the end of the hike. Next, you will be driven to La Fortuna Waterfall. Hike down a steep series of steps to the base of the waterfall and take a dip in the cool refreshing river after an exciting day of exploration! Overnight Tabacon Grand Spa & Thermal Resort.
Afternoon Sloth Tour
The smiling sloth has become an iconic symbol of Costa Rica! Let's find one. Costa Rica is home to two sloth species: the two-toed sloth (nocturnal) and the three-toed sloth (diurnal). Your guide will bring you to the best wildlife viewing locations in the area. Also, be on the lookout for tropical birds, iguanas, monkeys, toucans, and the blue-jean dart frog - to name a few! Overnight Tabacon Grand Spa & Thermal Resort.
Lake Arenal Boat Transfer to Senda Monteverde Hotel, Monteverde
This morning, transfer from Arenal to Monteverde by boat. First, ground transfer to the boat launch at Arenal Dam. There, board a comfortable pontoon boat for a 45-minute boat ride to the dock at Rio Chiquito. On arrival, ground transfer 1 1/2 - 2 hours to Monteverde Cloud Forest. This transfer may take longer in rainy season. Monteverde Cloud Forest is a high-elevation forest of dense vegetation - great for hiking and wildlife observation, especially birdwatching.
Arrive at Senda Monteverde Hotel, the newest upscale hotel in Monteverde. Accented with local artwork and playful nooks for relaxation, Senda is a wonderful respite after a day spent outdoors. The hotel has 24 rooms and suites with open-air porches with lush maintained gardens or the Pacific Ocean in the distance.
Aerial Tram & Trek Zipline
The Sky Tram is a high-tech cableway designed to showcase the cloud forest's spectacular views. The tour begins with a ride on the cableway with a guide where you will get a fantastic view of the forest. It ends at a platform from which the zipline adventure begins. This is one of the most extensive canopy tours in Costa Rica with two long cables and eleven cross-sectional zip lines. At the end of the tour, unwind and enjoy panoramic views from two observation decks. Overnight Senda Monteverde Hotel.
Transfer to Hotel Parador, Manuel Antonio / Quepos
Today, you will be met and driven approximately 4 1/2 hours to Hotel Parador in the Manuel Antonio / Quepos region. Manuel Antonio National Park is one of the most beloved little national parks in the country. Teeming with wildlife, the destination features rainforest-lined beaches and incredible coastal views.
Arrive at Hotel Parador, a resort located high up on a rainforest peninsula with 360-degree views of the coastline. The hotel is elegantly styled with Mediterranean architecture modeled after the traditional Spanish Paradores and European boutique hotels - a unique find!
Tocori Waterfalls Horseback Tour
Discover exotic Costa Rica flora and fauna as you ride along through the private co reserve at Tocori, minutes from Manuel Antonio. After horseback riding through the rainforest, your guides will lead you on a nature walk where you can taste, touch, and smell the jungle first-hand. Then, take a refreshing dip in a nearby waterfall at Tocori. Enjoy fresh fruits and tropical drinks as you relax and cool off in the waterfalls. Head back to the private ranch for homemade Costa Rican Casado, a typical dish or terrific BBQ. Before heading back to your hotel, explore the private herb garden where you can discover indigenous Costa Rican plants. Overnight Hotel Parador.
Manuel Antonio National Park Hike
Today, explore Costa Rica's celebrated Manuel Antonio National Park. Rich in biodiversity, the Manuel Antonio rainforest is home to over 109 mammal species and over 184 bird species. A naturalist guide will lead you along the main trail of the park pointing out the features and wildlife that make this little national park so unique. You will undoubtedly see monkeys, but be on the lookout for some of the shyer animals of the park such as sloths and coatimundis. Don't forget to wear a swimsuit under your hiking gear to cool off on the white-sand beach of Manuel Antonio! Overnight Hotel Parador.
Depart from San Jose, Costa Rica
Today, you will be met and driven approximately 3 hours to the San Jose 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.
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