Costa Rica Peace & Pickleball -Pura Vida style December 1-8, 2024

8 Days

Overview

Costa Rica Peace & Pickleball – Pura Vida style December 1-8, 2024

Take your game to the next level in a tropical and exotic destination!

Costa Rica’s stunning Pacific sets the stage for this 8-day vacation package. Luxurious accommodations at the exclusive Jardin Del Eden Resort in Tamarindo are a short walk away from six pickleball courts, providing ample opportunities for drills/instruction/ pickleball play.  In addition, a rare opportunity to practice and compete with the locals during the facilities scheduled open plays.

That’s not all! You’ll snorkel and sail the magnificent Pacific waters off Costa Rica’s Gold coast on a luxurious Catamaran cruise, you will also explore the waterways that snake through the Tempisque River in Palo Verde National Park – it’s an bird watchers paradise and you even have a chance to sign up for totally amazing optional tours (additional cost) like the big 7 (zip-lines or hanging bridges, hot springs, waterslide, natural spa and horseback ride. adventure combo tour or hike to the magic florescent blue waters of Rio Celeste (dee Optional Tour tab for details and price)

Start each morning with a delicious tropical breakfast complete with Costa Rican specialties like Gallo Pinto and of course – the best cup of coffee you’ve ever tasted.
Fill your days with a balance of pickleball, yoga, the gorgeous beach of Tamarindo and exciting tours and experiences that are unique to a Costa Rica adventure.
Tamarindo’s wide expansive beach, coupled with its village like feel makes Tamarindo Costa Rica’s #1 beach in Guanacaste because this seaside town is a pedestrian friendly paradise. Surf shops, art galleries, pizzerias, French bakeries, and a gamut of restaurants line the boulevard that runs alongside the beach which is less than 7-minute walk from your hotel.

End each day with a 3-course dinner crafted by Jardin Del Eden’s master chef.

This vacation is an adults-only experience with exclusive amenities. Jardin del Eden is an oasis designed to soothe mind, body and soul.

Welcome to Costa Rica North Pacific. Upon arrival at the Liberia International Airport, (LIR) you will be met and transferred to your resort hotel located 1.5 hours away nestled in the mountain slope between the stunning shores of Playa Tamarindo and Playa Langosta . Here lies the oasis with excellent access to the beach and the inviting pickleball court haven both just a short walk away from the hotel, nestled in the foothills with the stunning view of the Pacific. Check in and settle in to your tropical accommodation for your 7-night stay.

Dinner included.

Dinner

Rise and shine with the help of howler monkey’s wake-up calls!  Start your day with our

7:30 AM RISE AND SHINE YOGA JAVI

Enjoy a tropical breakfast and get ready for a short walk to the facilities that provide the base for our Pickleball play during the course of this week. 4 courts from 9:30 to 12:30 today set the stage for our instruction and play.

Private courts with drills/instruction/ pickleball play.

This afternoon free time to explore Tamarindo’s famous beach town, pedestrian friendly with a gamut of offerings on a boulevard bordering one of Costa Rica’s most expansive beaches. From a fabulous French bakery to Argentinian steakhouses, sushi, art galleries and surg shops Tamarindo has a vibe all its own.

You also have access to the courts today as today is an open play and a chance to meet up with local players.  This Pickleball open play opportunity this afternoon, is a chance to play with the locas and practice  up up on your Spanish.

Afternoon 2:00 PM Sound  Healing Session at the hotel.

Tonight, enjoy a 3-course dinner at your resort

Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3  7:30 AM RISE AND SHINE YOGA JAVI

Private courts with drills/instruction/ pickleball play.

At 1:30 PM we are off for a gold coast snorkel and sunset catamaran cruise!

With our open catamaran tours in Playa Tamarindo, you silently glide along Costa Rica’s Gold Coast while passing some of Guanacaste’s exotic bays, white sand beaches, and tropical jungles. Gaze off the bow with a cold tropical drink, prepared and served by our crew, as you scan the seas for dolphins, sea turtles, flying fish, or even a breaching whale.

Stop in a tranquil bay, drop anchor, and frolic in the blue Pacific. Snorkel in the bay or run down the deserted white sand beach while the ever-helpful crew prepares a feast of BBQ chicken, yellow Spanish rice, fruit, chips, black bean puree, pico de gallo, and homemade chocolate chip cookies.

As the Marlin del Rey sailing catamarans set sail, hear the waves slide along the giant catamaran as the sun sets, illuminating the clouds left in the sky.

Return to Hotel, Dinner tonight at Jardin del Eden.

Stop in a tranquil bay, drop anchor, and frolic in the blue Pacific. Snorkel in the bay or run down the deserted white sand beach while the ever-helpful crew prepares a feast of BBQ chicken, yellow Spanish rice, fruit, chips, black bean puree, pico de gallo, and homemade chocolate chip cookies.

As the Marlin del Rey sailing catamarans set sail, hear the waves slide along the giant catamaran as the sun sets, illuminating the clouds left in the sky.

Return to Hotel, Dinner tonight at Jardin del Eden.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

7:30 AM RISE AND SHINE YOGA JAVI, breakfast

At 10:30 AM participate in BREATHWORK & MINDFULNESS.

9:30 AM -12:30 PM Pickleball Court time.  Private courts with drills/instruction/ pickleball play.

There is also a Pickleball open play opportunity this afternoon,  it is a chance to play with the locals and practice  up up on your Spanish.

With Playa Tamarindo just below you’ll have easy access to the local culture and vibe. Pulsating with Environmental awareness, Jardin del Eden’s attention to detailed amenities and ocean views offer a truly transformative experience.

Breakfast and dinner Daily.

Breakfast, Dinner

7:30 AM RISE AND SHINE YOGA JAVI

After breakfast we are off to Palo Verde National Park. (Please note the starting point on the Tempisque River is about 1.45 hours’ drive from the hotel.

Navigate through a wetland of world importance (RAMSAR), with the opportunity to observe the largest bird in Costa Rica, as well as dozens of other species of wildlife, including giant crocodiles.

The hydrologic characteristics of the Tempisque River have created conditions to form these internationally important wetlands ecosystems (Ramsar site). Palo Verde National Park is an exceptional place for birdwatchers and nature lovers in general, a two-hour boat trip will introduce us to this important ecosystem, gigantic crocodiles, monkeys, iguanas, and more wildlife than you ever imagined may be spotted. Great bird-watcher prizes can show up, such as the Jabiru, osprey, the white ibis, tiger herons, and scarlet macaws amongst others.

After the boat tour, we will head to a rustic place to have a delicious typical Casado lunch and close this wonderful excursion with a delicious culinary experience.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

7:30 AM RISE AND SHINE YOGA JAVI

9:30 AM -12:30 PM Pickleball Court time.  Private courts with drills/instruction/ pickleball play.

3:00 PM CACAO CEREMONY (MOON PHASES)

 

Breakfast, Dinner

7:30 AM RISE AND SHINE YOGA JAVI

Free Day: OPTIONAL TOURS
A full day free at your leisure, we invite you to sign up for the exciting adventure combo tour. See tab at the top of this section for details.
Experience Costa Rica’s Sensational 7 on this tour! Zip line, tubing, kayaking, rappelling, climbing, hot springs and volcanic mud, all in one big adventure!

Breakfast, Dinner

7:30 AM RISE AND SHINE FAREWELL YOGA JAVI

Today check out and transfer to the Liberia International Airport (LIR) for your return flight to the U.S. OR Extend your stay to include the Arenal Volcano & Hot Springs.

(Arenal Post Tour requires air departing from Jan Jose International Airport(SJC) to the U.S.)
Breakfast included.

Breakfast

Includes:

  • 7 nights at the luxury boutique Hotel Jardin Del Eden. Superior room category (All rooms with King bed).
  • 16 Meals: 7 Breakfasts, 2 lunches and 7 Gourmet 3- Course Dinners
  • Participate in  up to 3 Pickleball Open Plays every Monday, Wednesday & Friday (offsite facility, walking distance)
  • 3 days private Pickleball clinic 3 hours  (offsite facility, walking distance)
  • Private round trip transportation from Liberia International Airport
  • Palo Verde National Park Tour.
  • Sunset and snorkel Catamaran Gold coast Cruise
  • Costa Rica 13% VAT

Single room occupancy supplement:  add $1500

All rooms have 1 King bed (there are no rooms with two beds).
● They include buffet breakfast and dinner served that includes starter + main course + dessert (drinks not
included), the menu varies every day.

Excludes:

  • Airfare to Liberia International Airport, Costa Rica (LIR)
  • Optional Tours(See tab above)

Jardín del Eden Boutique Hotel

Jardin del Eden is a true tropical Paradise nestled within spectacular gardens that will make you feel like you escaped all the pace and hustle of beach life, but a short walk will lead you to one of Costa Rica´s most iconic beaches, our private ocean front garden and the large variety of bars, restaurants and shops the town has to offer.


Download our credit card authorization form to submit your deposit in the sign-up of this tour.
The deposit is $400 per person nonrefundable.
Balance payment is due 90 days prior to trip date.
Please review the tab on the bottom of this site for travel insurance and full description of our terms and conditions.
Sunny Land Tours
800 783 7839 Ext. 118

Cuisine

Start and end your day at Jardín del Eden´s restaurant La Plumeria

La Plumeria offers a romantic and charming outdoor dining experience. Located within our tropical gardens La Plumeria is the perfect place to start and end every day of your stay.

At La Plumeria we focus on seasonal ingredients with an emphasis on organic local produce and fresh seafood from the surrounding waters.

Our daily rates include a wonderful breakfast buffet including fresh fruits and juices, daily baked breads, and pastry items with a variety of homemade tropical marmalade, home raised eggs cooked exactly to your liking as well the best Gallo Pinto you will find in the area…. not to forget Mimosas, a variety of teas and of course Costa Rica´s world known Coffee specialties.

Every evening we welcome you to enjoy a charming three course dinner, included in your stay. We have 2 seating times: 6:30 pm and 8:30 pm.

The menu changes daily and will give you selection of two different items per each course. We focus on traditional Latin and Mediterranean cuisine with a modern twist to provide a wonderful Fusion experience.

Come and let us surprise you with our passion for fresh and healthy meals prepared with seasonal, local produce from our own garden or local vendors who share our philosophy of only using sustainable and organic farming practices. For example, the eggs served each morning are from our Esmeralda chickens, which we take care of on our own farm. See part of our  menu here.

Throughout the day La Plumeria invites you enjoy either in the restaurant or pool side, our light lunch menu, offering a variety of salads and appetizers.

We are happy to accommodate special dietary requirements, including lactose free, gluten free, vegetarian, and vegan requests.

Make your selection from one of these exciting 1 of a kind adventure tour 
Tours are organized, scheduled on share basis (not private)  and include from/to your hotel.
Price, $272 per person (taxes included)
 
Rio Celeste & Tenorio Volcano Guided Rainforest Hike
 
A legend tells that after god was done painting the sky, he washed the brushes in the river that now receive the name of Rio Celeste (Light Blue River). This peculiar color is given by a chemical reaction that reflects the sunlight through the water and occurs during the joining of two streams that give birth to the river, this place is known as the “Teñideros”. Rio Celeste is one of the most beautiful and scenic rivers in Costa Rica, located in the lush rainforests of Tenorio Volcano National Park, undiscovered by mass tourism. The park is home to an incredible biodiversity of flora and fauna, including the tapir, wild cats, monkeys, toucans and a vast variety of amphibians and reptiles. Once at the park entry we start the hike through this primary Humid and Rainy Forest, several fauna species and exuberant flora are easily found in these ecosystem, during this 3 hours walk we visit a magnificent waterfall, the place where the river dies with the light blue coloration, hot water springs (swimming not allowed for park’s administrative rules); fumaroles of volcanic gases, where temperatures up to 1500 °F are expelled from time to time, and the “Borbollones”, where exhaust gases at the base of the river give the appearance of boiling water. This tour is recommended for hikers or anyone who loves natural outdoors and owner of a good or normal physical shape.
What to bring? Comfortable clothes, hiking shoes, sandals, binoculars, camera, sun block, money, and hat.
We include Lunch, water bottle, guide, transportation, and entrance fee to the park.
 

One Day Adventure Combo Guachipelín

Description Canopy tour, Rock climbing, Tarzan swing, via ferrata, hanging bridges, that’s just the first activity that will be done in the morning , then a delicious lunch to get our energy back for the next activity, horseback riding through the dry forest and beautiful pasture land, for the last part of the day, what can be better that relaxing in hot water pools, water that comes directly from the volcano Rincon de la Vieja, also cover your body with volcanic mud extremely therapeutic, the volcano that is being the most important part of the beautiful panoramic views that you will be seeing during the all day.
What to bring? Swimming suit, Hiking or running shoes, straps sandals, change of clothing, binoculars, camera, sun block, mosquito repellent, sunglasses and hat.
We include Lunch, water bottle, fruit juice, guides, transportation and the entrance fee for the combo tou.
 

Borinquen Adventure Day

Enjoy an exciting ride up the mountain and through the plains with beautiful views of Guanacaste’s pacific coast and Rincón de la Vieja volcano area. After the horse riding we can enjoy different activities according to your preference: we can prove if you have what it takes to fly over the tree tops, zipping across the canyon and in front of the breathtaking Borinquen Waterfall, or, leave behind the rules of the road and ride on country roads and trails through the forest on an ATV or take an exciting ride on a military-designed vehicle that knows no boundaries. Both activities can be enjoyed the same day as well, rates may vary depending on your preferred package. A delicious lunch is waiting for us to recover energies and then finish our journey into our world famous and relaxing hot spring center.
What to bring? Swimming suit, warm clothing, hiking or running shoes, sandals, change of clothing, binoculars, camera, sun block, money and hat.
We include Horseback riding, Canopy Tour, Lunch, Hot Springs, water bottle, guide, transportation, entrance fee for combination tour.
 

Buena Vista Mega Combo Adventure

This is a full day combination tour featuring zip-lines or hanging bridges, hot springs, waterslide, natural spa, and horseback ride. This fun filled day has something for everyone, adrenaline seekers or nature lovers. Come with us and enjoy gliding through the forest during the canopy tour, then slide down the 400 mts. (1200 ft.) water slide, after these two activities, a delicious lunch will give us the energy to ride the horses to get to a beautiful natural spa surrounded by a lush forest, at this place you will have the opportunity to soothe your muscles with therapeutic volcanic mud and hot water pools.
What to bring? Swimsuit, hiking or running shoes, sandals, change of clothes, binoculars, camera, sun block, money and hat.
We include Lunch, bottled water, guide, transportation, entrance fee, and equipment.

Pre Tour – 11/29-12/1, 2024
Rio Celeste Hideaway
 
Start your trip to an amazing place –
A legend tells that after god was done painting the sky, he washed the brushes in the river that now receive the name of Rio.
Rio Celeste Hideaway. 3 Day extension $1299 per person  based on double occupancy Nestled within one of the untouched rainforests of Costa Rica, Rio Celeste Hideaway Hotel offers sophisticated comfort and style amidst lush natural beauty.
 
The hotel is in a secluded rainforest adjacent to the Tenorio Volcano National Park, which boasts the breathtaking Rio Celeste River, the jewel of Northern Costa Rica. Tours and activities nearby provide an astounding array of experiences.
From Liberia International Airport (LIR) it’s just a  90-minute drive to Rio Celeste Hideaway.
 
 
Includes:
Private arrival transfer from Liberia international airport to Rio Celeste
 
11/29/24
 
2 nights accommodation at the luxury ecolodge,
 
Rio Celeste Hideaway in Garden view Casita Daily farm to table breakfast
 
Complimentary Activities on the 80-Acre Nature Reserve access to private trails, exclusive swimming access and wildlife encounters.
 
private transfer to Tamarindo,
 
Hotel Jardin del Eden 12/01/24
 
 
 

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