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Costa Rica Nature Adventure

Costa Rica   |   18 Nights

Explore the natural beauty of Costa Rica

This is a fabulous choice for nature lovers, with highlights that include the chance to spot turtles, toucans, monkeys and lots more, a visit to Tortuguero National Park, the Los Angeles Cloud Forest, Regular Manuel Antonio National Park, Arenal Volcano and more.

This is a great choice for a Christmas escape – imagine waking up on Christmas morning and heading out to explore the Costa Rican hanging bridges!

Flight home

Day 1

Fly to San Jose and enjoy a private transfer to your hotel. You’ll stay for one night at Hotel Grano De Oro with breakfast included.

Hotel Manatus

Day 2

Enjoy a two-night stay at Hotel Manatus, Tortuguero National Park which includes land & boat transfers, all meals & tours.

Embark on an early journey from your hotel towards the Caribbean, passing through Braulio Carrillo National Park and stopping for a delicious breakfast. Glide through Tortuguero canals, savor lunch at the hotel, explore Tortuguero town, and visit the Sea Turtle Information Center for a rich cultural and ecological experience.


Day 3

Explore Tortuguero National Park after breakfast. Navigate canals by small boats for wildlife sightings or by hike dependent on the weather. With warm, humid climate and abundant wildlife, including diverse bird species, it’s a nature lover’s paradise. Birdwatchers often spot keel-billed toucans, trogons, parrots, herons, kingfishers, and more along the canals

villa blanca cloud forest hotel

Day 4

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning departure by boat to Caño Blanco/Pavona pier and then, continue the route to San Jose by bus. Lunch is included on route.

Upon returning to San Jose, collect your hire car.  Then, enjoy two nights at Villa Blanca Cloud Forest Hotel in a Classic Casita with breakfast. Nestled in the Los Angeles Cloud Forest, it offers a tranquil escape amidst diverse flora and fauna.

Costa Rica cloud forest

Day 5

Walk around with your head in the clouds as you step into the heart of the cloud forest with nature interpreters who will unveil a secret world of rich tropical life along our 4 kilometers of user-friendly trails located right on the hotel property.  As a part of only 2.5 % of the planet’s remaining cloud forests, this unique forest habitat continues to amaze guests and guides.

The Springs Resort and Spa in Arenal National Park

Day 6

Enjoy a four-night stay at The Springs Resort and Spa in Arenal National Park. Set on 165 acres, it features a full-service spa, hot springs, and a wildlife rescue preserve. With activities like birdwatching, hiking, and river kayaking, along with 18 hot springs pools, it offers relaxation and adventure.

Hanging bridges Costa Rica

Day 7

Enjoy a private guided walk at Mistico Arenal Hanging Bridges Park. Spanning 250 hectares of primary rainforest, it offers close encounters with birds and lush vegetation. Enjoy views of Arenal Volcano and Lake, while learning about local flora and fauna from naturalist guides on the 3.2 km trails.

Arenal Volcano

Day 8

Embark on a private Arenal Volcano Expedition El Silencio trail tour. Venture close to the volcano’s base by vehicle, then hike 1 kilometer to a viewpoint for stunning views and insights into its history. Explore regenerating and primary rainforests, spotting diverse flora and fauna.

Sky Tram Costa Rica

Day 9

Embark on the Sky Tram tour suitable for all ages, including those with physical disabilities. Equipped with safety gear, enjoy a 20-minute gondola ride above the rainforest, learning about its flora and fauna. Then, experience the Sky Trek zip lines, soaring through canyons and treetops for an exhilarating adventure with panoramic views.

Waterfall near El Silencio Lodge Costa Rica

Day 10-15

5 nights of your stay in which you are free to make your own arrangements.

Parador Resort and Spa Costa Rica

Day 16

Stay at the Parador Resort and Spa, Manuel Antonio National Park.

The property boasts 130 guestrooms with various amenities including cable TV, air conditioning, and balconies. It offers two infinity pools, a spa relaxation pool, tennis court, fitness centre, and nature trails. .

Manuel Antonio National Park monkey

Day 17

Embark on a half-day Manuel Antonio National Park tour, renowned for its diverse flora and fauna, including three out of four monkey species found in Costa Rica. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, explore flat, easily accessible trails, spotting sloths, birds, and reptiles. Relax at the beach before returning to the hotel.

Flight home

Day 19

Return your hire car ready for your flight home from San Jose.

18 nights


Price from £12,500pp including economy class flights.

Prices are shown as a guide only and may differ depending on any new special offers, currency movements and availability. Contact us for your tailor-made quote.

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