Costa Rica Connoisseur Vacation Package

8 Days

Overview

Experience two of Costa Rica’s top spots at the finest hotels in each. Travel to Arenal and Mauel Antonio with private transportation throughout. Revel in Arenal’s top rated resort, Tabacon Grand Spa & Thermal Resort and Enjoy exclusive guest-only hours to to soak in the magic hot waters of Tabacon Hot Springs. Explore the most beautiful beaches of Costa Rica in Manuel Antonio National park and unwind in what many consider Costa Rica’s most exclusive resort, Arenas Del Mar for a fabulous wind down in a relaxed one of a kind setting.

Itinerary

Welcome to Costa Rica. After clearing immigrations and customs follow to the exit where your private transfer will be waiting to greet you, load your luggage and begin your comfortable ride out of the Central Valley. Sit back and relax, enjoy one of Costa Rica’s most scenic routes to reach the town of La Fortuna, where weather permitting, you’ll get your first glimpse of the majestic Arenal Volcano.  The scenery can not be overstated, this 2  1/2 hour private transfer winds through mountain roads flanked by coffee fields, cattle pastures, cloud covered highlands and forests flaunting more shades of green than a box of crayons!  Arrival at Tabacon Grand Thermal Resort for check-in to your lovely guestroom. Welcome to the Rainforest!

After enjoying Tabacon’s signature breakfast, enjoy guest only hours at the springs.
Revel in the cleansing and rejuvenating effects of the thermal waters. Tabacon is nestled at the base of mighty Arenal with a view of the Volcano towering in the background. Here, thermo-mineral springs flowing from Arenal run at a soothing 102 F through a maze of pools, waterfalls and exotic tropical gardens. You’ll love exploring the springs many nooks pulsating with these magic hot waters!
Tabacon Hot springs combines the four elements of nature; the heat of the volcano, the flowing waters of the hot springs, the pure air of the rainforest, and the fertile earth of the Fortuna de San Carlos Region, to provide a first rate experience. World renowned Spa with one-of–a-kind treatment rooms nestled into the rainforest along thebanks of  the River make a massage here a must! For complete spa menu click here.
Meals B

Two full free days to enjoy Tabacon and the the Arenal region. this is real cowboy country and the capital of adventure tours in Costa Rica. Sky Adventure’s Sky Tram & Trek Tour, Balsa River white water rafting tour, and a guided volcano hike in Arenal National Park are just a few of the areas main attractions. MEALS: B DAily
Meals B

Option Tour: SKY TRAM & SKY TREK TOUR
We are off for a great adventure! After a short drive, we will arrive at Sky Adventure Park.
Here we will embark on the Sky Tram. The Tram is.a series of gondolas that rise smoothly through the rainforest, offering up endless views during its mountainous ascent. This tour is perfect for people who want to take a different approach on admiring nature, without much physical effort but still be on spot where nature exhibits all its magic. On tour you will be attended by a bilingual guide who will point out different characteristics of the flora and fauna and other interesting facts. The Sky Tram travels up the mountain to arrive at a wide observation platform on the highest point of the reserve. Once there,  enjoy the indescribable view.  And of course, get ready for the thrilling Sky Trek portion of today’s tour, the ultimate Zip line experience!
Sky Trek is a thrilling zip line circuit that directly follows the Sky Tram starting at the observation platform.  Here, all geared up and in harness & helmet, you will start riding down on a zip line track stretching across canyons and in between treetops, the exhilarating adventure of zip lining down the mountainside begins; ultimately returning you to the starting point at the main building. This is the most thrilling zip line in the country. It’s something you probably never thought you would do…but sure glad you did!
Return to hotel with great memories of an amazing day! Meals:

Check out and departure after breakfast. Sit back and relax for 3 1/2 hour  private  transfer to Costa Rica’s gorgeous central pacific coast and the treasure of white sand beaches housed in Manuel Antonio National Park (park closed Mondays). Check in to the luxury resort, Arenas Del Mar Hotel. This is perhaps Costa Rica’s finest beachfront resort, with thoughtful ammenities and a true commitment to the environment, and it’s evident throughout The property and infused in the staff’s culture. Meals:  B

Enjoy nature all around you! Join today’s optional tour
to Manuel Antonio National Park (Park close Mondays)
Meals B

Optional Tour: MANUEL ANTONIO NATIONAL PARK TOUR
Manuel Antonio National Park, it’s absolutely unforgettable. Take a leisurely hike with a highly trained, well-educated Costa Rican naturalist guide through exotic, bio-diverse tropical rain forest preserved in this 34 year old national treasure, Manuel Antonio National Park.

Watch sloths and numerous species of monkeys travel through the tree canopy, track nocturnal silky anteaters and several types of monkeys or iguanas resting in the tropical rain forest, and listen to the songs of the various birds as they chirp above your group, curiously. And if we are lucky, we might spot one of the only 1,000 remaining endangered Mono Titi or squirrel monkey, which live in only one location in the world, here in Manuel Antonio National Park’s biological corridor.

So much can be seen here in a span of just 2 1/2 hours! Hike through the trails and enjoy unspoiled, uncrowded, pristine beaches after beach.
Return to your hotel for a nice “siesta”.

Today check out and private transfer to the San Jose International Airport (3 hours) for your return flight to the U.S. Meals: B

Includes:

  • 4 nights in Arenal Volcano deluxe Hotel with breakfast daily, Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort / Orchid Room Category
  • 3 nights in Manuel Antonio deluxe Hotel with breakfast daily, Arenas Del Mar / Garden Superior Room Category
  • 7 Breakfasts: 4 buffet style at Tabacon and 3 Full a la carte breakfasts at Arenas Del Mar
  • Two complimentary on-property tours at Arenas Del Mar: Tortilla making and Easy Being Green Tour
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi, Complimentary in room “Tico Bar” with local drinks and snacks and Free local and international calls from your room at Arenas Del Mar
  • All private transportation within Costa Rica
  • All Airport transfers with baggage handling
  • Services of SLT local representatives
  • SLT guaranteed tour performance warranty
  • SLT $1 Million Insurance Protection Plan

Excludes:

  • 13% Costa Rica Government tax (VAT)

Optional Tours:

  • Sky Tram & Trek Tour at Sky Adventure’s Park-Arenal $129
  • Manuel Antonio National Park $107

*Rate subject to change

Tabacon Resort and Spa

Welcome to a unique Costa Rica vacation experience, unparalleled in the world.  Tabacon Grand Spa offers the unique combination of the energy of the Arenal Volcano, the heat of the Tabacon Hot Springs and the purity and mystic of the surrounding rainforest blend into what many have described as “paradise” or “the eight-wonder of the world”.

The four elements of nature are present in this unique Arenal Volcano luxury hotel and resort, featuring the heat of the volcano, the flowing waters of the hot springs, the pure air of the rainforest and the fertile earth of the of the Fortuna de San Carlos Region.Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort is a 103 guest room Costa Rica luxury hotel located at the base of the Arenal Volcano.

This five star luxury resort is recognized as a member of The Leading Hotels and The Leading Spas of the World.  It is a Signature Travel Group preferred hotel, and has been recognized and named to numerous travel publications and the recipient of many accolades, including Conde Nast Johansens list, SpaFinder Magazine Reader’s awards, a ranked as a world’s top ten eco-spa by National Geographic Magazine and mentioned by Modern Bride magazine as a must-include visit during a Costa Rica Honeymoon, ranked as a top 5 worldwide honeymoon destination.

Arenas del Mar

Located within walking distance of Manuel Antonio National Park, Arenas Del Mar is an extraordinary beachfront and rainforest resort catering to travelers looking for more than the typical luxury hotel experience.

Unique among the hotels in Manuel Antonio, our carbon neutral property offers sustainable, luxurious lodging—the first Costa Rican luxury hotel to be awarded the Five Sustainability Leaf Award and a Five Star Award. Arenas Del Mar is the perfect base for exploring on your Manuel Antonio vacation.

 

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Costa Rica Connoisseur Vacation Package
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