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8 Days Costa Rica Vacation Package includes flights from New York for 1 week 5 Star hotel with tours!
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You’ll spend 7 nights at out favorite Central Valley hotel, Barcelo San Jose and take amazing day trips to the Arenal Volcano and Tabacon Hot Springs as well as a day cruise to Tortuga Island to snorkel the crystal clear waters and lounge on its white sand beaches or a day trip to Poas Volcano, La Paz waterfalls and Doka coffee plantation (or take both for an additional fee). The itinerary gives you a chance to settle in your hotel room so you can have more time to explore. Convenient non stop Jet Blue flights from New York featured in this package.
Price may be different for other travel dates and or departure city.
Welcome to Costa Rica. After clearing immigrations and customs follow to the exit and turn right To the hotel shuttle station located directly Infront of public phones. Here the concierge services of the BarceloSan Jose Palacio airport shuttle will take you to your hotel, less than 20 minutes away.
Check in to the Barcelo San Jose Palacio, a hallmark of Costa Rican tropical style.
Late morning depart San Jose for a visit to the most spectacular active volcano in Costa Rica. Lunch in a quaint restaurant set amidst a tropical rainforest breaks up the 3 hourdrive to the picturesque town of La Fortuna where you will get your first full view of this majestic volcano and, as the clouds lift, its awe-inspiring perfect cone.
Arrival at Tabacon Hot Springs and Spa, an exclusive resort 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. On a clear day you may be rewarded with a magnificent display of fireworks as Arenal launches plumes of smoke and fire high into the darkening sky. After dinner we depart back to San Jose for overnight. Meals BLD
Optional San Jose City Tour: Today we visit San Jose, the capital city of Costa Rica, and the largest city in the country.
Our tour will take you through historical monuments, museums and parks. Along the way, our half-day sightseeing will include the commercial district, San Jose’s Central Park and the Metropolitan Cathedral, the National Theater, the National Museum and the Legislative Assembly. Sight-seeing will continue through the University of Costa Rica’s main campus, and then to Moravia, home of leather craftsmen, where you will have plenty
of time to shop at the stores. Meals B
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. Day 4, 5 & 6 at leisure. Meals B
Tour Tortuga Island
The Gulf of Nicoya’s archipelago paradise is made up of various islands that are home to nature’s abundance. The area is a sanctuary for marine birds, with white sand beaches and flora and fauna native to our Central Pacific Coast. The world-renowned Isla Tortuga is part of this beautiful archipelago.
Located 12 miles from Puntarenas, Isla Tortuga’s 120 hectares are maintained as a protected forest. The area maintains the Bandera Azul Ecológica, a distinction awarded to certain beaches in Costa Rica for their pure, unpolluted waters. Because of the island’s location, its waves are gentle and its waters turquoise.
OUR NEW CATAMARAN:
If you enjoy cruising, we invite you to experience the pleasure on board our new boat, The Great Bay’s Princess, with a capacity for 190 passengers plus crew.
The Great Bay´s Princess is built using the latest technology, including Cummins Marine motors and satellite navigation, and meets all international security requirements. We are the only boat that has the Stability Certificate issued by the International Register of Shipping, the rating entity recognized worldwide.
Our staff has been trained for emergencies and evacuation plans. Our catamaran meets or exceeds all national requirements defined by the maritime division of the Ministry of Transportation and Public Works. Meals BL
To get to the different attractions included during this excursion we will drive by the city of Alajuela passing by the Agriculture Monument, the Monument to Juan Santamaria and the famous Mango Park.
As we ascend towards the Poás Volcano we will notice the change in temperature and vegetation; we will see coffee plantations as well as fern, flower and strawberry farms along the way, creating a beautiful landscape.
On the way to the volcano we will visit Doka Coffee Estate for a delicious breakfast and a coffee tour, in an actual coffee plantation where we will learn about the ancient techniques used by the experts to produce one of the best coffees in Costa Rica. Learn about the careful process involved on the cultivation, harvesting and roasting of the Golden Bean.
After the coffee tour we will continue to Poás Volcano where we will not only admire the impressive main crater with its sulfur fumaroles, but also learn about the different ecosystems in this beautiful national park.
Following the visit to the volcano we will continue to La Paz Water Fall Garden for lunch and tour. On arrival to the La Paz, we will walk through a trail, leading to a spectacular waterfall in the middle of the rainforest. Inside the park we will also visit the largest butterfly observatory in the country, the impressive hummingbird gallery, the serpentarium, the bird house and the frog’s exhibit.
Hotel-Airport shuttle transfer to the airport for your return flight to the U.S. Meals B
- Roundtrip Flights from New York to San Jose incl. all taxes & fees
- 7 nights in San Jose deluxe hotel with buffet breakfast daily, Barcelo San Jose
- 10 meals: 7 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner
- Your Choice: Deluxe full day Pacific Island Cruise with lunch or Combo Tour to Poas Volcano, Doka Estates Coffee Plantation and the Amazing La Paz Waterfall Gardens with lunch
- Tour of Arenal Volcano & Tabacon Natural Hot Mineral Springs with lunch & dinner
- Optional: Comprehensive city tour of San Jose including the National Theater and Gold Museum
- All transfers with baggage handling throughout
- Entrance fees to parks and all places included
- All transportation within Costa Rica
- Services of SLT local representatives throughout
- SLT guaranteed tour performance warranty
- SLT $1 Million Insurance Protection Plan
- 13% Costa Rica Government tax (VAT)
Prices include airfare, fuel surcharges, airport taxes and fees. All prices are per person based on twin occupancy. Air & land tour prices apply from the gateway airport or city specified in the Package Highlights. Airfare based on lowest class of service and subject to availability, other classes of service will be subject to a supplement. Prices will vary from alternative gateway airports or cities and may be higher. Airfare prices subject to change until ticketing. Additional baggage charges may apply.
NOTICE: Sunny Land Tours is not responsible for any issues/costs resulting from delays or interruption in air transportation. All such issues should be addressed directly with the airline.
Price may be different for other travel dates and or departure city.
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