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Costa Rica
Rainforests, Volcanoes & Beaches

9 Days/8 Nights

San Jose, Tortuguero, Arenal
& Pacific Coast

(Pacuare Lodge may be substituted for Tortuguero)

From $1185

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.
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EcoAdventures' Rainforests, Volcanoes and Beaches Costa Rica Tour
Itinerary
Tortuguero Canals, Costa Rica
Tortuguero Canals, Costa Rica

Day 1: Arrive San Jose, Costa Rica Transfer to your selected hotel.
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 Mawamba Lodge 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)

Swimming Pool, Mawamba Lodge, Costa Rica
Swimming Pool, Mawamba Lodge, 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 transfer takes you through the beautiful San Carlos Valley. Overnight at your selected hotel. (B, L)
Day 5: Arenal Leisure day for optional tours. (B)
Day 6: Arenal/Tamarindo Morning departure via shuttle service for a six-hour transfer to Tamarindo Beach in Guanacaste Province on the Pacific. Accommodations in selected hotel. (B)
Days 7 & 8: Tamarindo
Leisure days for optional tours. (B Daily)
Day 9: Depart Tamarindo
Transfer to Liberia Airport, or extend your stay in Costa Rica with additional destinations. (B)

Note:
You can substitute Mid-Pacific or Manuel Antonio hotels for Tamarindo and rates are quoted below.

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
Shuttle Vans/Buses. See below for upgrades to Semi-Private Transfer Service or Private Transfer Service.
• Child rates are for children 11 years or under sharing a room with two adults with existing beds; a maximum of two children per room
High Season = NOV-APR & JUL-AUG. Christmas, New Years & Easter Week not included
Low Season = MAY-JUN & SEP-OCT

Rates Per Person Low Season
High Season
Hotel Category
Year
Dbl
Sgl Supplement
Child
Dbl
Sgl Supplement
Child
Standard
2016
$1185
507
715
$1275
600
715
2017
1245
535
750
1345
635
750
First Class
2016
$1315
659
859
$1495
820
859
2017
1385
695
905
1575
865
905
Deluxe
2016
$1719
819
n/a
$1895
1120
n/a
2017
1810
860
n/a
1995
1179
n/a
Deluxe Plus
2016
$2700*
1689*
n/a
$3139*
2027*
n/a
2017
2849*
1779
n/a
3300*
2135*
n/a
*Rates do not include breakfast at The Springs (Arenal).
Rates subject to change without notice.
Note: You can substitute Pacuare Lodge for Mawamba Lodge (see rates below).
Upgrades
All Year
EcoAdventures' Tour: Rainforests, Volcanoes & Beaches for 9 Days/8 Nights visiting San Jose, Tortuguero, Arenal & Pacific Coast
Rates Per Person
Year
Dbl
Sgl Supplement
Upgrade to Semi-Private Transfer Service.
Rates apply to transfers from Arenal to selected beach hotel.
2016
$35
70
2017
36
72
Upgrade to Private Transfer Service.
Rates apply to transfers from Guapiles to Arenal & from Arenal to selected beach hotel.
2016
$239
475
2017
250
499
*Rates subject to change without notice.

Rates for Substituting Mid-Pacific Hotels
Rates Per Person Low Season
High Season
Hotel Category
Year
Dbl
Sgl Supplement
Child
Dbl
Sgl Supplement
Child
Standard
2016
$1189
449
690
$1329
589
690
2017
1250
475
729
1395
619
729
First Class
2016
$1485
750
580
$1689
950
580
2017
1565
789
615
1775
1000
615
Deluxe
2016
$1950
1110
n/a
$2120
1279
n/a
2017
2055
1169
n/a
2235
1345
n/a
Deluxe Plus
2016
$2635*
1639*
n/a
$2925*
1835*
n/a
2017
2775*
1725*
n/a
3079*
1930*
n/a
*Rates do not include breakfast at The Springs (Arenal).
Rates subject to change without notice.
Upgrades
All Year
Rates Per Person
Year
Dbl
Sgl Supplement
Upgrade to Semi-Private Transfer Service.
Rates apply to transfers from Arenal to beach hotel.
2016
$35
70
2017
36
72
Upgrade to Private Transfer Service.
Rates apply to transfers from Guapiles to Arenal and from Arenal to selected beach hotel.
2016
$215
430
2017
225
450
Rates subject to change without notice.

Rates for Substituting Manuel Antonio (Quepos) Hotels
Rates Per Person Low Season
High Season
Hotel Category
Year
Dbl
Sgl Supplement
Child
Dbl
Sgl Supplement
Child
Standard
2016
$1245
465
655
$1415
635
655
2017
1310
485
690
1485
669
690
First Class
2016
$1499
715
655
$1610
825
655
2017
1580
755
690
1695
869
690
Deluxe
2016
$1975
1089
n/a
$2056
1169
n/a
2017
2080
1145
n/a
2165
1230
n/a
Deluxe Plus
2016
$2695*
1650*
n/a
$2959*
1820*
n/a
2017
2835*
1740*
n/a
3115*
1915*
n/a
*Rates do not include breakfast at The Springs (Arenal)
Rates subject to change without notice.
Note: You can substitute Pacuare Lodge for Mawamba Lodge. Supplement for substitution is quoted. (See rates below).
Upgrades
All Year
Rates Per Person
Year
Dbl
Sgl Supplement
Upgrade to Semi-Private Transfer Service.
Rates apply to transfers from Guapiles to Arenal and from Arenal to selected beach hotel.
2016
$35
75
2017
36
72
Upgrade to Private Transfer Service.
Rates apply to transfers from Arenal to selected beach hotel.
2016
$215
430
2017
225
450
Rates subject to change without notice.

Hotels in Category
Region
Standard
First Class
Deluxe
Deluxe Plus
San Jose
Tortuguero
Mawamba Lodge
(All Inclusive)
Mawamba Lodge
(All Inclusive)
Mawamba Lodge
(Superior Room)
Manatus VIP Hotel & Spa
(All Inclusive)
Arenal
Manuel Antonio
El Parador
(Garden View) or
La Mansion Inn
El Parador (Tropical) or
Villas Si Como No
(Superior)
Gaia Hotel & Reserve (Studio)
or Villas Si Como No (Deluxe)
or Arenas del Mar Resort
(Superior Oceanbreeze Room)
or El Parador (Premium)
Mid-Pacific
Alma del Pacifico
(Beachfront Bungalow) or
Marriott Los Suenos
(Ocean View)
Marriott Los Suenos
(Oceanview Balcony)

Tamarindo
or
Papagayo (Guanacaste)

Tamarindo Diria
(Classice)

Capitan Suizo
(Ocean Breeze/Ceiling Fan)
Capitan Suizo
(Superior A/C)
or Tamarindo Diria
(Premium Sunset Oceanfront)
JW Marriott
(Oceanfront Room) or
Andaz by Hyatt
(Andaz Room)
*Rates do not include breakfast
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