Romance in the Mountains
Romance in the MountainsRomance in the Mountains GG-004-08 Itinerary June 27th: San José Transfer the International Airport to Aurola Holiday Inn Hotel.
Romance in the Mountains
June 27th: San José
Transfer the International Airport to Aurola Holiday Inn Hotel. Lodging and surprise gift in the room the first night.
June 28th: Tortuguero (B/L/D)
Early in the morning we pick up for your drive to the romantic Tortuguero National Park through Braulio Carillo National Park to the canals lining the Atlantic Coast where you board a boat for the trip to the Tortuguero Canals through 50 km of tropical rain forest. Late afternoon arrival at Tortuguero. Overnight at Laguna Lodge or similar. Detail in the room.
June 29th: Tortuguero (B/L/D)
Enjoy touring Tortuguero National Park with a local boatman and bilingual tour guide to observe the flora and fauna. There are 2 three-hour boating trips through the canals included in this package. Expect to see beautiful shorebirds, monkeys and sloth. On your own you may wish to hire a boat for additional exploration, or just hike along the beach or visit the village of Tortuguero accompanied by your own guide.
June 30th: Arenal (B)
This morning after breakfast we will departure to Arenal Volcano area and connection transfer where you will stay at the Montaña de Fuego Hotel and Spa in an amazing Suite with the best Arenal Volcano view.
July 01th: Arenal (B/D)
Breakfast. Intense Volcano Spa Treatment for Two: Relax and enjoy an amazing spa treatment for two. Includes Volcanic Experience: Hot volcanic Stone Massage, Mud Mask, and Magic Eyes and then a deep facial treatment. In the mid afternoon enjoy a hiking very close from the Arenal Volcano and then you will enjoy the Baldi Hot Spring, relax and it enjoys the excellent thermal waters and with the one of but the beautiful Thermal panoramic views of the Zone in Baldí experience of the tranquility and relaxation they are its better company with 14 different pools with different temperatures coming from individual springs and for a nice end day a nice dinner And lodging at Montaña de Fuego Hotel or similar.
July 02th: Arenal
After breakfast today you will embark in a natural adventure, the Safari Float. This completely relaxing float trip takes you on the beautiful Rio Peñas Blancas, where you're bound to spot tropical birds, monkeys, poison dart frogs, and more! Includes transportation, bilingual guide, equipment, and fruit break
By the afternoon enjoy a romantic pleasant sunset on Arenal Lake and breath taking views of the Arenal Volcano.
Arenal Lake is place that counts with many natural attractions and from which you can watch the impressive eruptions of lava of Arenal Volcano.
Due to the beauty of the landscapes and lush vegetation, Arenal Lake surrounding areas have become an excellent spot for boat rides. In this two hours boat ride you will have the opportunity to see a huge variety of birds such as “Flycatchers”, “kingfishers”, Anhinga” and mammals such as monkeys, coatis and sloths.
During the trip our guide will give you all the information about the area.(B)
July 03rd: Monteverde (B)
Breakfast. Transfer to Monteverde, one of Costa Rica's most impressive natural settings. There you will stay at Hotel El Establo, in their romantic honeymoon suite. Situated in the heart of Monteverde, a quaker friendship awaits you, set on a private 150 acres farm (50% protected primary forest) adjacent to the Monteverde Reserve. The suite has an amazing view. Common areas include lounges with cable TV, private forest with trails and a lake, swimming pool, and international restaurant. Breakfast buffet included.
July 04th: Monteverde (B)
Breakfast. This morning you will enjoy the famous Canopy Tour at Selvatura National Park in which you will traverse through cables and zip lines through the Cloud Forest. The Canopy Tour consists of 15 cables and 18 platforms and takes approximately 2.5 or 3 hours. In this tour our visitors will be zipped through each of the cables while attached to a top safety harness and using the best climbing gear available. It is an adventurous tour that elevates adrenaline to the maximum while keeping the safety level as the main goal and of course you will enjoy also the Tree Top Walk Ways simply the best way to observe the Cloud Forest Canopy with the advantage of being able to take your time to observe each of the forest levels. This tour may be taken either guided or self guided. Different fees apply for guided and non-guided tours. The tour consist on a 1.9 mile trail that cruises through the forest, along the trails our visitor will find each of the eight different bridges that compose this bridge system. The lengths and heights of these bridges vary between 170 feet and 560 feet in length and heights between 40 feet and 260 feet. The tour takes between 1.5 and 2 hours. At noon time for another nature tour, horseback riding. Travel through natural trails or primary and secondary forest and enjoy wonderful views of the Gulf of Nicoya. During the tour you will have the opportunity to observe a great variety of birds and plants. Includes transportation, local guide, and equipment.
July 05th: San Jose / Departure
Breakfast. Transfer to the Internacional Airport Juan Santamaría (4:00 hours time drive aprox.)
Net rate per person: $1.493.00
All the transfers in private service except in/out Tortuguero.
Net rate in US$ sharing room
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.
During your stay, enjoy our pool surrounded by exotic gardens and relax in the ranchos with hammocks. Comfortable rooms with ceiling fans provide tranquil garden views. Stroll through the nature trails or take a leisurely walk on the pristine beach in front of the Lodge.
Guest accommodations consist of 36 comfortable rooms with private bathrooms, hot water, ceiling fans and chairs for a pleasant, relaxing evening. Hotel facilities include two docks on the canals, swimming pool with Jacuzzi, two family-style restaurants with local and international cuisine (one specially designed for groups and incentives), BBQ, bar, souvenir shop, relaxing ranchos with hammocks, natural trails, beach access in walking distance, sand volleyball court, and and conference room where daily lectures on Tortuguero's natural history are presented. These comfortable accommodations in the heart of a tropical rain forest make Tortuguero your vacation spot!
Mawamba offers a variety of tours to the canals of the National Park, turtle nesting observation (seasonal July - September), hikes into the lush rain forest of the area, bird watching and night tours conducted and supervised by specially trained guides using the best equipment and implementing all necessary safety precautions. In Tortuguero, you are only minutes away from world-class tarpon and snook fishing. When they say world-class, they are talking about snook averaging 20 lbs and tarpon weighing in at an average of 75 lbs. The seasons for both run from January - May and from July - September. All tours and fishing trips can be arranged by the Lodge.
El Establo Hotel
Quaker friendship awaits you in our hotel, set in a private 150 acres farm (50% protected primary forest) adjacent to the Monteverde Reserve, from here you can arrange one day hiking tour to the monteverde cloud forest reserve come and enjoy this luxury hotel.
We invite you to spend your vacations in Monteverde at Hotel el Establo we offer Standard rooms, Junior Suites, Suites and honeymmon suites.
Snack Bar, Look out exclusive for this new building, Private forest with trails, lake and look out points, First Hotel with plant for treating black waters "nature friendly", Private water system with natural spring water exclusive for the Hotel, New international restaurant "Las Riendas" with sitting space for 180 person and 7 Cable TV lounge areas (Direct TV)
Tabacón Resort Hotel
Tabacón Resort offers 95 spacious standard rooms and 11 Jr. Suites, all with furnishings handcrafted by local artisans.
All guest rooms features a private balcony or terrace overlooking the resort´s impeccably landscaped tropical gardens. Some also include direct view of the impressive Arenal Volcano and others feature a lovely view of the property’s rainforest.
Our guests can enjoy such in-room amenities as air-conditioning, cable TV, hair dryer, safety box, coffeemaker and Room Service. One rollaway or crib in king-bedded rooms is available for guests on advance notice.
Offering exceptional views for relaxation and romantic moments, Jr. Suites features a cozy Jacuzzi on a private balcony or patio. Most of them boast an incredible view of the majestic volcano and the exotic gardens. Amenities include a fully stocked minibar and luxury cotton bathrobes.