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Costa Rica
Spa & Adventure

8 Days/7 Nights
San Jose, Tortuguero & Arenal
(Pacuare Lodge may be substituted for Tortuguero)
From $2315*

Here is a suggested itinerary to Costa Rica,
which is designed to start on any day of the week.
This itinerary may be modified to suit the individual traveler.
Note:
Pacuare Lodge may be substituted for Manatus VIP Hotel
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Nayara Hotel & Gardens, Arenal, Costa Rica
Tortuguero Canal, Costa Rica
Tortuguero Canal, Costa Rica
Itinerary
Day 1: Arrive San Jose, Costa Rica
Transfer to your selected hotel.
Spa Adventures #1, #2 & #3: Westin Intercontinental Hotel (Deluxe King)
Day 2: San Jose/Tortuguero Morning departure via motorcoach to the Caribbean coast, with a stop en route for breakfast. Then take a boat trip along the Tortuguero canals through densely vegetated areas in search of alligators, monkeys and birds. Arrival at Manatus VIP Hotel & Spa in time for lunch. After lunch visit the village of Tortuguero and the Turtle Research & Conservation Center. (B,L,D)
Day 3: Tortuguero All day at Tortuguero, including nature tours or optional fishing expeditions. During nesting season (JUL-OCT), you can go to observe the sea turtles laying eggs on the beach by night or see newly-hatched baby turtles scrambling toward the sea. (B,L,D)
Jungle Bar Entrance, The Springs Resort & Spa at Arenal, Costa Rica
Jungle Bar Entrance,
The Springs Resort & Spa at Arenal
Day 4: Tortuguero/Arenal Transfer by boat back to Matina Pier, where you board the Mawamba bus to San Jose. Before arriving in San Jose you will be dropped off at the town of Guapiles, where your van and driver will be waiting to transfer you to Arenal. The two-hour private transfer takes you through the beautiful San Carlos Valley. Overnight at your selected hotel. (B,L)
Grand Spa Adventure #1:
Nayara Hotel & Gardens (Deluxe Casita)
Grand Spa Adventure #2: The Springs Resort & Spa at Arenal (Vista Guest)
Grand Spa Adventure #3: Nayara Hotel & Gardens (Spring Villas)
Day 5 & 6: Arenal Leisure days for optional tours. (B Daily)
Day 7: Arenal to San Jose You have one more morning for relaxation before your return transfer to San Jose and overnight at your selected hotel. (B)
Grand Spa Adventures #1, 2 & 3:
Westin Intercontinental Hotel (Deluxe King)
Days 8: Depart San Jose (B)

NOTE: You can substitute Pacuare Lodge for Manatus VIP Lodge. Supplement for substitution is quoted. (See below for detailed Pacuare Lodge itinerary)

Rates Per Person*
Low Season
High Season
Hotel Category
Year
Per Person Double
Per Person Double
Grand Spa Adventure #1
Westin Intercontinental (Deluxe King) San Jose
Nayara Hotel & Gardens (Deluxe Casita)*
2020
$2315
$2469
2021
$2435
$2599
Spa Adventure #2
Westin Intercontinental (Deluxe King) San Jose
The Springs Resort & Spa (Vista Guest)*
2020
$2575
$2825
2021
$2710
$2975
Spa Adventure #3
Westin Intercontinental (Deluxe King) San Jose
The Springs Resort & Spa (Honeymoon Vista)*
Nayara Hotel & Gardens (Spring Villa)
2020
$2985
$3232
2021
$3140
$3400
Supplement for substituting Pacuare Lodge for Manatus VIP Lodge
2020
$959
$935
2021
$1010
$959
*Early booking and weekend discounts may apply

Rates for all of the packages include:
• Airport/hotel/airport transfers via private shuttle vans
• Hotel accommodations as specified, including tax & service charge
• Breakfast throughout (B)*
• Sightseeing, additional meals as indicated (L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
• Transportation via Private Transfer Service.
• Triple/Single/Child rates are available upon request.
*Breakfast is not included at The Springs Resort & Spa

High Season
= NOV-APR & JUL-AUG.
Christmas, New Years & Easter Week not included

Low Season
= MAY-JUN & SEP-OCT
Rates subject to change without notice.

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Manatus VIP Hotel & Spa, Tortuguero, Costa Rica
Mantas VIP Hotel & Spa, Tortuguero, Costa Rica

Pacuare Lodge Itinerary
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Pacuare Lodge, Pacuare River, Costa RicaDay 1: Arrive San Jose, Costa Rica Transfer to your selected hotel.
Day 2: San Jose/Pacuare Lodge Early morning pick up in San Jose by a Costa Rica Nature Adventures representative and transfer (approximately 2½ hours) to the Pacuare River put-in including a typical Costa Rican breakfast in route. Exciting 1-1½ hour river rafting tour to the Pacuare Lodge (Class II-III rapids) where you will enjoy your stay at Costa Rica's premier eco-lodge. Arrival at the Pacuare Lodge 12:00-1:00 p.m. After lunch participate in an optional canopy tour (not included in package price) or waterfall hike, or simply relax in your private bungalow or suite. Dine on gourmet delicacies by candlelight and then visit the upstairs lounge for a cocktail or refreshment before retiring to a restful night's sleep. (B,L,D)Honeymoon Suite, Pacuare Lodge, Pacuare River, Costa Rica
Day 3: Pacuare Lodge You'll wake up to bird song and the soothing sound of the river nearby.Then head over to the main lodge for a delicious breakfast of homemade bread, tropical fruits, yogurt, eggs, pancakes, cereal, juice and coffee. The lodge employs a resident naturalist guide who will provide unique insights into the plant and animal world. Choose from exciting optional tours (NOT included) that include guided hikes through an emerald rainforest, the Cabecar Indian tour - where visitors may participate in a cultural exchange with a shaman and the  Adventure Canopy Tour - where visitors glide amid a tropical rainforest canopy. (B,L,D)
Day 4: Pacuare Lodge/Arenal Departure between 9:00-10:00 a.m., and transfer to Rancho Robeto's Restaurant in Guapiles, where your driver will be waiting for you. After lunch your private vehicle and driver will be waiting for you to transfer you to Arenal. (B,L)

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