Search | About Us | Specials | Testimonials | Index
EcoAdventures

Costa Rica
Spa & Adventure

8 Days/7 Nights
San Jose, Tortuguero & Arenal
(Pacuare Lodge may be substituted for Tortuguero)
From $2139*

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.
 
Click here to print or download EcoAdventures Costa Rica Spa Adventure 2016-2017. Opens in new window and requires Adobe Reader.Print/Download this page (198K PDF)
(Opens in new window & requires Adobe Reader)

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: Marriot (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)
Garden Bridge, Tabacon Hot Springs, Arenal, Costa Rica
Garden Bridge
Tabacon Hot Springs, Costa Rica
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. After checking into your hotel of choice you will have a late afternoon visit to Tabacon Hot Springs Resort & Spa, where you can enjoy the many different natural hot springs and pools. A delicious dinner included. (B,L)
Grand Spa Adventure #1:
Nayara Hotel & Gardens (Deluxe Casita) or Kioro (Jr. Suite)
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:
Marriot (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
Marriott, San Jose (Deluxe King)*
Nayara Hotel & Gardens (Deluxe Casita) or Kioro (Jr. Suite)
Marriott, San Jose (Deluxe King)*
2016
$2139
$2235
2017
$2250
$2350
Spa Adventure #2
Marriott, San Jose (Deluxe King)*
The Springs Resort & Spa (vista Guest)
Marriott, San Jose (Deluxe King)*
2016
$2349
$2560
2017
$2470
$2699
Spa Adventure #3
Marriott, San Jose (Deluxe King)*
The Springs Resort & Spa (Honeymoon Vista)
Marriott, San Jose (Deluxe King)*
2016
$2555
$2649
2017
$2689
$2789
Supplement for substituting Pacuare Lodge for Manatus VIP Lodge
2016
$185
$175
2017
$195
$185
*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.

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.

Click here for other EcoAdventures Romance & Spa packages.

Waterfall, Tabacon Hot Springs Resort & Spa, Costa Rica
Waterfall, Tabacon Hot Springs Resort & Spa

Pacuare Lodge Itinerary
Click here for lodge photo gallery

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 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)

EcoAdventures Custom Adventure Vacations to Costa Rica