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9-Day Costa Rica Honeymoon Adventure

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Day 1 : Arrive San Jose, Costa Rica

Visiting: San Jose, Costa Rica

Welcome to beautiful Costa Rica! Upon arrival in San Jose, Costa Rica, you are met by your personal arrivals manager and transferred by private van to your hotel. Overnight in San José.

  • Meals: None
  • Luxury Lodging: Jade Boutique Hotel

Day 2 : Transfer from San Jose to Arenal Volcano

Visiting: Arenal Volcano

Breakfast at the hotel. Afterward, transfer to Arenal Volcano, about a 3-hour drive away including a stop en-route. This afternoon is at leisure to enjoy the grounds of the hotel and the amazing views all around.

Arenal Manoa and hot springs resort is a beautiful property to relax and enjoy the marvelous views of Arenal Volcano. Surrounded by manicured gardens, rooms have been designed so that each one offers you a panoramic view of the volcano. Guests can take advantage of the spacious gardens for walking and meditation as well as the opportunities to see the daily operations of a typical Costa Rican farm. Your room will feature two queen size beds that the staff will push together, air conditioning, private bathroom, telephone, private terrace, safe deposit box and more.

  • Meals: B
  • Luxury Lodging: Arenal Manoa Hotel, Junior Suite Room

Day 3 : Zip line!

Visiting: Arenal Volcano

Breakfast at the hotel. Today, enjoy the exhilarating Sky Tram & Trek zip line tour. Your tour will start riding an open-air gondola from the ground to the heights where you’ll be dropped off at an observation area for fantastic views. From this area, you will start riding down on a zip line track stretching across canyons and in between treetops, the exhilarating adventure of zip lining down the mountainside begins; ultimately returning you to the starting point at the main building. This is the most thrilling zip line in the country.

This afternoon is free at your leisure.

  • Meals: B
  • Luxury Lodging: Arenal Manoa Hotel, Junior Suite Room

Day 4 : Lake Transfer from Arenal Volcano to Monteverde

Visiting: Monteverde

This morning, transfer to Monteverde via a scenic lake crossing. Board your land transportation from your hotel in Arenal to Arenal Lake, where you will take a boat to Rio Chiquito followed by land transportation to your hotel in Monteverde. The lake crossing is not only scenic it saves you about 1-2 hours of driving! Check in at your hotel and the rest of your day is at leisure to enjoy facilities of your hotel and the cloud forest surroundings of Monteverde.

  • Meals: B
  • Luxury Lodging: El Establo Hotel, deluxe room

Day 5 : Cloud forest hike in the mountains

Visiting: Monteverde

This morning, enjoy a fascinating Monteverde hiking tour. The Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve will astound visitors with its beauty, bounty and great amount biodiversity.

Wind-sculpted elfin woodlands give way to rainforests where tall trees – festooned with orchids, bromeliads, ferns, vines, and mosses – rise high into the sky. You'll hike the continental divide, which on clear days, provides stunning vistas all the way to the azure Pacific Ocean in the distance.

Enjoy the afternoon on your own to discover more of Monteverde's wonderful sights or simply relax at the hotel.

  • Meals: B
  • Luxury Lodging: El Establo Hotel, deluxe room

Day 6 : Transfer to the beach

Visiting: Manuel Antonio

Breakfast at the hotel. This morning, transfer to Manuel Antonio, a famous beach area situated on the central Pacific coast. The balance of your day is free to enjoy the hotel facilities or the rainforest and beach of the area. If time and interest allow, check out a local surf school if the tide is up, or head to the eccentric El Avion for some drinks and dinner.

As soon as you step into your room at The Falls, you can feel relaxation start to wash over you. You’ll go past the hammock on the front porch and into your private oasis. fitted with a King-size bed, luxury bedding and a beautiful new bathroom, this is your home in paradise. The Falls Resort in Manuel Antonio is an award-winning boutique hotel and restaurant small enough to ensure a romantic getaway but large enough to host beautiful gardens, a waterfall, pool, and an attractive dining space. At The Falls, enjoy wonderful views of the Pacific Ocean below, while around you, white-faced capuchin monkeys, sloths, toucans, and the mono-titi monkeys frequent the trees overhead and blue butterflies and hummingbirds bustle about the garden. As a bonus, the hotel is perfectly located for all of the most popular activities in Manuel Antonio. The mission of this boutique property is to create an exceptional experience where travelers feel like family, adventures are launched, and memories are made.

  • Meals: B
  • Standard Lodging: The Falls Resort, deluxe garden room

Day 7 : Manuel Antonio National Park wildlife hike

Visiting: Manuel Antonio

Today enjoy a guided Manuel Antonio National Park tour in search of Costa Rica's amazing wildlife. Transportation is provided and you will be picked up at your hotel to start your ride to the Manuel Antonio National Park. This national park is one of the most famous in our country due to its wide variety of flora and friendly fauna. The park has 3 different trails that go from flat to very steep. On this tour a very knowledgeable nature guide will walk you through the Manuel Antonio National Park, explaining the mysteries of the rainforest. The trail you will take is flat and picturesque and loops through the park making your course about 2 miles long. Throughout your hike, your guide will stop and teach you about the park’s natural history, which includes exhaustive descriptions of animals and plants that can be observed during the hike. Along the way, you can take pictures or just admire the view. One of the highlights of this tour is that Manuel Antonio hosts 3 of the 4 existing tropical primates (monkeys) living in Costa Rica. Half way through the hike, you will enjoy a leisure stop at the worldwide famous Third Beach. Once there you can rest on the beach or play with the waves. This stop is about 20 minutes.

Throughout the hike is common to see sloths, birds, and reptiles as well as admire orchids, butterflies, and tropical trees. Your guides are equipped with Pentax and Swarovski telescopes, so you can observe wildlife and take pictures from a different perspective. Once the tour is over transportation will be provided and you will be taken back to your hotel.

*** Special Note - Manuel Antonio National Park is closed on Mondays.

  • Meals: B
  • Standard Lodging: The Falls Resort, deluxe garden room

Day 8 : Free day in Manuel Antonio

Visiting: Manuel Antonio

Free day in Manuel Antonio! Stroll the public beach or head back to the National Park on your own, now that you know the lay of the land. Rafting, horse rides, and nearby MidWorld with its fun ATV excursions are all local options for active travelers.

  • Meals: B
  • Standard Lodging: The Falls Resort, deluxe garden room

Day 9 : Transfer to the San Jose Airport

Visiting: San Jose

Breakfast at your hotel. This morning, private transfer to the San Jose International Airport. Schedule a flight out no earlier than 1:30 pm. Adios Costa Rica!

  • Meals: B

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