Ocean SunsetsOcean Sunsets GG-005-06 Itinerary Day 01: San José Transfer to the Aurola Holiday Inn Hotel.
Day 01: San José
Transfer to the Aurola Holiday Inn Hotel. Surprise gift in the room and lodging.
Day 02: Manuel Antonio
Breakfast. Transfer to Manuel Antonio area. Lodging in the Parador Hotel or similar.
Manuel Antonio National Park was established in 1972 and encompasses 1700 acres. Inside the Park are four well maintained beaches curving around a bay strewn with islands of rock and shaded by numerous trees. This Manuel Antonio Beach is considered to be one of the most beautiful in the Park System. We have heard from our quests that the sand beaches are the whitest of all Central America. Facilities available at the Manuel Antonio National Park include marked walking trails, restrooms and picnic areas. Both Punta Catedral and Puerto Escondido have scenic overlooks. (B)
Day 06: Manuel Antonio
Breakfast. Free day to enjoy the Manuel Antonio National Park is open daily from 7.00 am till 4.00 pm (Close every Monday. The daily entrance fee is $ 7.00 U.S. dollars p/p The Manuel Antonio National Park abounds with orchids, bromelias, majestic hardwood trees and tropical flowers.
It has a variety of wildlife with more than one hundred species of mammals. Animals commonly sighted include numerous varieties of parrots, white-faced and howler monkeys. The most allusive residents of the Manuel Antonio National Park are the raccoons, coati-mundis, toucans, iguanas, opossums, sloths, acoutis, peccaries, seabirds, frigate, pelicans, terns and brown boobies. At the limits of the park you may dive. At the entrance to the park there are several restaurants, bars, and snack bars. There are also rental facilities which rent boogie boards, mats, towels and beach wear. Sport fishing charters are also available for the enthusiast. No Fishing allowed on the Park. Lodging in the Parador Hotel or similar. Breakfast included.
Day 05: Gulf of Papagayo
Breakfast. Today we departure to Papagayo Gulf. This area is untamed and very beautiful and romantic. If you want to get away from people and experience the nature of Costa Rica at its fullest, this is a great area to explore. Papagayo Gulf is the place for rest and relaxation as a couple always go hand in hand in the Gulf of Papagayo, with mesmerizing ocean views and intimate settings and activities, as well as lush tropical greenery at every turn. If you enjoy sunny days, this is your spot. All inclusive program from the check-in and lodge in Fiesta Premier Resort or similar. (B/D)
Day 06: Gulf of Papagayo
Relax day. All inclusive program at Fiesta Premier Hotel or similar (A.I)
Day 07: San José
Breakfast.We pick you –up at your hotel and then air transfer to San José and lodge in Aurola Holiday Inn. (B)
Day 08: San José
The day begins at your hotel where you will be greeted by a bilingual guide, seated on an air-conditioned bus and served a continental breakfast. The bus ride takes you from 5000 ft. to sea level, to the pacific port of Puntarenas. This is an excellent opportunity to view the coffee, sugar plantations, volcanic mountains and the unique Brahman cattle that form an ever-changing panorama.
Upon arrival in Puntarenas you will board Calypso's super catamaran Manta Raya. She is actually designed by Calypso Passengers over the last 20 years. Manta Raya features an underwater viewing window, fresh water showers and full bar. The spacious air-conditioned main salon combines with an expansive deck area which includes 2 jacuzzi pools, offering a level of cruising luxury and comfort in 100% Calypso style. Once underway the Manta Raya will cruise past the lush mangroves, canneries and stilt houses of Puntarenas. As she makes her way to the Gulf of Nicoya her white clad crew pampers guests with fresh tropical fruits and drinks. In the morning the catamaran will pass the islands of San Lucas, Gypsy, Sugar Loaf, Guayabo; Jesusita, Cedros and Negritos with Tortuga Island as the destination. Particularly enchanting for it's beauty, Tortuga Island is known for its immaculate white sand beach and turquoise waters, a perfect stop for swimming, snorkeling and Calypso's famous lunch. For passenger safety and convenience Manta Raya has a bow ramp which allows her passengers to disembark directly onto the beach. Sip cold wine in the shade of white umbrellas at tables covered with white linen and be served the midday feast. A sumptuous delight, featured in Gourmet Magazine, starts with a ceviche appetizer and followed by a medley of salads. The main dish is a delightful bar-b-qued breast of chicken covered in a mouthwatering tropical sauce accompanied with julienned vegetables all cooked fresh on the grill by Calypso's expert crew. Lodging in Aurola Holiday Inn or similar. (B/L)
Day 09: San José
Breakfast. Transfer to the International Airport.
All the transfers in private services
Please require extra charge and availability for picks season.
In High Season from December 1st to April 30 st apply extra charge and July 1st to August 31st . We recommend make a reservation 3 months before.
Aurola Holiday Inn
The Aurola Holiday Inn is San José's only, newest and most modern luxury hotel, centrally located in the heart of San Josè. When you stay at the Aurola, you're just a stroll across the park from museums, night life, shopping and the nation's financial and government centers.
Our sleek, mirrored tower is a San Josè landmark, reflecting the ever-changing tropical skies above this exciting Latin American capital, gateway to Costa Rica's world-renowned natural beauty.
Fiesta Premier Resort
Fiesta Premier Resort & Spa is an All-Inclusive resort located on Costa Rica's magnificent Pacific Coast. The Fiesta Premier offers spectacular ocean views, friendly service, and luxurious facilities.
The resort is just 20 minutes away from Daniel Oduber International Airport in Liberia with access to the area’s main tourist attractions and an ideal spot for world-class fishing.
The Fiesta Premier hotel features luxuriously appointed rooms and bungalows set in a lush natural environment. Each bungalow comes with two rooms and features a king size bed, two full size beds, air conditioning, ceiling fan, telephone, bathrooms with bathtub and shower, hair dryer, cable TV, safety deposit box, coffee maker and mini bar. Each bungalow opens onto a private terrace or balcony offering a magnificent view of the azure blue waters of the Gulf of Papagayo.
The Fiesta Premier Resort & Spa features three gourmet restaurants and a snack bar, affording guests a wide selection of menu items to choose from. At “La Cosecha”, guests may pick and choose regional and international delicacies in a buffet style open-air setting.
The Mediterranean style “El Dorado” offers a la carte specialties that include freshly caught seafood, pastas, and beef using an exclusive blend of wine, herbs, tomatoes and spices. A romantic amphitheater is the setting for the “Buffet de Oro”, a buffet style theme dinner offering excellent food and shows.
Lush and innovative landscaping compliments the unique terrain surrounding the resort. Guests may enjoy leisurely walks amid the tall palms and vibrant flowers of the resort’s picturesque gardens, or just kick back and gaze at a golden sunset from their own private balcony. Two dark sand volcanic beaches offer safe swimming and the ideal spot for relaxing amid warm tropical breezes.
Activities abound at the Fiesta Premier with everything from championship golf and tennis to a myriad of water sports readily available. Facilities include two pools, a gym and a well-equipped spa where guests have access to a sauna, steam bath and Jacuzzi.
El Parador Hotel
Hotel Parador “Boutique Resort”, is located in the most remote and pristine area of Manuel Antonio, yet within minutes from the World Famous Manuel Antonio National Park, the small sport fishing town of Quepos, and the local airport. Exciting tours such as canopying, rafting and jungle cruises are all close by. Just 10 minutes walking distance from the hotel, hidden in a secluded bay you will find the most breathtaking white sand beach surrounded by tranquil turquoise waters and jungle. Among its facilities it includes: 2 restaurants, bars, conference room, gift shops, spa services and tennis court. Tropical gardens, boundless pools, expansive views, excellent service and a touch of European living, make for an exquisite stay in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
Surrounded by beautiful gardens, all rooms have balconies with views of either the rainforest or the ocean. In our rooms, tastefully decorated according to the highest standards, our guests may avail themselves to many luxurious extras, including room service, cable TV, air conditioning, mini-bar, coffee maker, telephone, safety deposit box, ceiling fans and hair dryers.
Hotel Parador "Boutique Resort" offers a variety of activities including a large infinity swimming pool, adult swimming pool with cascading waterfall, jacuzzi, steam room, tennis court, miniature golf course, outdoor gym, nature trails, and a green area which includes a putting and chipping area, driving box, badminton/volleyball, and croquet.
We also offer therapeutic, antistress, and aromatic Spa Services, performed by highly trained professionals. Our international trained massage therapists, combine techniques such as Swedish, Reflexology, or Aromatherapy, with soothing Energy Work and Medical Thai Massage.
We proudly combine the richest elements: volcanic clay, white ginger, aloe vera, coffee, sea salt and more, into an exclusive variety of body wraps and scrubs.
Classic manicure and pedicure are accompanied by a deeply relaxing hand and foot massage, enhanced with pampering ingredients such as essential oils, sea salt and aloe vera.