Eco Magic Tour An intimate visit to 3 of Costa Rica’s “Must See” gems, the beaches of Manuel Antonio, Villa Blanca Cloud Forest and the active Arenal volcano. A great combination!
Extraordinary hotel selection!
Featuring the famous Si Como No Hotel in Manuel Antonio, Villa Blanca Cloud Forest Hotel, and the beautiful Mountain Paradise Hotel.
Welcome to Costa Rica! Upon arrival at the San Jose International Airport where, after immigrations and customs, you’ll need to proceed to the airport exit for your private transfer to Arenal.
Arrive at Mountain Paradise hotel for check in.
After breakfast, morning free to enjoy Mountain Paradise Hotel and the amazing surroundings. This is the adventure capital of Costa Rica so take advantage to explore the possibilities: Zip line tour, white water rafting, stand up addling on Lake Arenal, Sky Tram Tour or the exciting Canyoning Tour!
Later this afternoon be ready for your guided hike tour on El Silencio Trail in the National Park of Arenal Volcano. After the tour you’ll be dropped off back at your hotel. Evening free. Meals: B
Optional Tour to Costa Rica’s # 1 attraction – Tabacon Hot Springs:
For guests purchasing this optional tour you’ll be taken directly after the volcano hike to the soothing Garden of Eden like setting of Tabacon Hot Springs. Enjoy the maze of thermal waters flowing through cascades, pools, waterfalls followed by a sumptuous buffet dinner all at the footsteps of this active volcano, then return transfer to your hotel. The waters here are soothing. Bring you bathing suit! Comfortable changing rooms, lockers and towels provided to guests. Meals: D
Today departure to the magical cloud forest lodge, Hotel Villa Blanca located just an 1 ½ hour away with your private transfer in beautiful San Ramon. Check in to another world at Villa Blanca. Welcome cocktail and orientation, then settle in to your lovely casita. You’ll be charmed by the thoughtful amenities especially the wood burning fireplace right in your room.
Evening free to enjoy Villa Blanca’s El Sendero Restaurant, bar, lounge and cinema. (your stay includes VIP movie passes at the private theatre.) Meals: B
After breakfast guides will lead you through a magical garden trail to a thriving green house, a scientific research station operated by INBIO (The National Institute of Biodiversity) and a charming little Chapel with historical value since it was built by a former Costa Rican President in tribute to his beloved wife. After the tour rainforest chefs will be serving you a culinary classic in Costa Rica – a true Campesino lunch. High in flavor and low fat proteins and packed with grains, beans and organic vegetables some of which are cultivated in the hotel’s greenhouse.
This afternoon saddle up for a 2 hour scenic Horse Back Riding tour. The grounds surrounding Villa Blanca are perfect for exploring nature from the vantage point of the saddle. No experience necessary! Evening free.
Meals: B, L
After breakfast private transfer to Costa Rica’s rich central pacific coast and to the unique charm and spirit found at the deluxe Hotel Si como No.
Balance of the day free to explore. Meals B
After breakfast we are off to experience the magic of nature and enjoy a unique part of Costa Rican rural heritage, day at leisure.
Early this morning after breakfast get ready for our visit to Manuel Antonio National Park (Park close Mondays)
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 biological corridor.
So much can be seen here in a span of just 2 w1/2 hours! Hike through the trails and enjoy unspoiled, un-crowded, pristine beaches after your guided trip. Then there is time free for independent activities. You can explore on your own, go to a seaside restaurant for (lunch not included) or return to your hotel for relaxation. Meals: B
After breakfast private transfer to the San Jose International Airport for check in to your International flight back to the U.S. Meals: B
- 2 nights in Arenal Volcano deluxe Hotel with breakfast daily, Mountain Paradise Hotel
- 2 night in Los Angeles Cloud Forest deluxe hotel with breakfast, Villa Blanca Cloud Forest Hotel & Nature Reserve
- 3 nights in Manuel Antonio deluxe hotel with breakfast daily, Hotel Si Como No
- Meals: 7 breakfasts and 1 lunches
- Arenal Volcano National Park Hike at El Silencio Trail
- Cloud Forest Guided Nature Walk.
- Manuel Antonio National Park tour
- All transportation within Costa Rica
- Departure transfer to San Jose International Airport (SJO)
- Optional buffet dinner at the famous *TABACON HOT SPRINGS JUST $175
- Services of SLT local representatives
- SLT guaranteed tour performance warranty
- SLT $1 Million Insurance Protection Plan
- 13% Costa Rica Government tax (VAT)
- Tabacon Hot Mineral Springs including buffet dinner $169 per person
*Rate subject to change
Added Values at Si como No:
•Free hotel beach scheduled shuttles.
•V.I.P. movie pass to our private THX Theatre.
•Entrance to the Wildlife Refuge Butterfly Gardens
Added Values at Villa Blanca:
•Complimentary use of Wellness Center (Gym, Jacuzzi, Sauna).
•VIP movie pass to Villa Blanca’s private theatre, two presentations daily.
•Free entrance to our Self Guided Nature Trails and INBio Research Station
*Christmas and new year’s dinner are mandatory
Mountain Paradise Arenal Volcano Hotel, Invites you to enjoy a real paradise, with the perfect balance between nature, service, simplicity and the fashionable. This remarkable proyect has a totally Costa Rican enviornment as its main strengh, united to tha highest standards in service. The hotel currently has 40 bedrooms in three categories: Master Suite, Junior Suite, and Premiun Suite. It also has exclusive service areas such as, Deva’s SPA, a gourmet- style restaurant, swimming pool with jacuzzi, with the added vlue of having warm water, a mini gym and laundry service. Among other conveniences for clients we could mention are wireless internet service in every bedroom, free transport service ti la fortuna and the thermal waters From la Fortuna downtown 7 Kms. road to Arenal volcano, from la Palma river 200 mts north and 750 mts Northeast.
VILLA BLANCA CLOUD FOREST LODGE
Ensconced in the vivid green mountains of central Costa Rica, Villa Blanca Cloud Forest Hotel & Nature Reserve lies within the borders of a private biological sanctuary that protects one of the planet’s most rare and precious jungle habitats of the cloud forest. This life spring of flora and fauna, just 75 minutes from San Jose’s International Airport, is a mesmerizing world of mist, mountains and the magic of nature.
Here in the clouds, guests from around the world enjoy the relaxing charm of authentic late 19th century Central American ambiance as they explore one of the most bio-diverse ecosystems on the planet. Choose from 35 beautifully appointed, country-styled casitas, including five romantic Honeymoon Casitas, each with breathtaking views of the lush tropical cloud forest. Indulge your passion for Costa Rica’s finest coffees, and cuisine at El Sendero, the region’s premier restaurant and the only room of its kind, located right on the edge of the cloud forest.
SI COMO NO
Manuel Antonio is considered the most beautiful coastline in Costa Rica!. And no wonder. It’s as if Mother Nature herself sculpted the picturesque beaches. And the rainforest? Like no other on the planet! Imagine a series of natural terraces filled with rare flora and fauna all overlooking the Pacific. It’s all here! Discreetly integrated into this tropical paradise is Si Como No. Proudly occupying the most idyllic hilltop in Manuel Antonio, this award-winning eco-designed Resort & Spa provides its own signature version of “barefoot luxury” to all its guests. From Hotel Si Como No, you can visit nearby beaches, the National Park and mangroves. Not to mention, the hotel’s own Wildlife Nature Exhibits, which are adjacent to the property. Guests also enjoy a variety of water sports and local shopping, including the hotel’s Gift Shop & Art Gallery.