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Costa Rica Beach and Jungle Retreat


The Perfect Pura Vida Adventure!
13 days starting at $2,799/Person
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Why you'll love this tour!

This little slice of Costa Rican adventure will take you from coast to coast across the country and bring you face to face with the country’s natural diversity and beauty. San Jose’s architecture is beautiful, Pacuare’s whitewater rafting is adrenaline-pumping, Puerto Viejo’s beaches are paradisiacal, Arenal’s volcano is breath-taking and Tamarindo’s nature is spectacular.

Our local specialists and tour guides have designed and dialed in all the secret stops that any local would approve of.

What you can expect in every tour:
  • Choose any date, all tours have daily departures
  • Hand picked guides specialized for every excursion
  • 7 regional offices with 24/7 in country support
  • Transfers with English guide to/from all airports
  • Local specialists who live and guide the destination
  • Personal dining recommendations for food lovers
  • Incredibly comfortable authentic accommodations
Your tour starts here!

13 Day Travel Itinerary

Our tours depart any day of the year, there are no fixed departure dates. It’s really simply, we’ve designed some of the best experiences that cover your “bucket list” must see stuff in each destination. You can trust in our 20 years of experience, that everything will run just like clockwork.

Itinerary
1
Days 1-3

SAN JOSE

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  • Tour of a coffee plantation, Poas Volcano & a magical waterfall.
  • Explore San Jose’s museums, markets, and 19th-century buildings.
  • Dance the night away in one of our favored salsa bars.

San Jose’s surroundings are full of adventure and stunning views. You’ll see how coffee goes from a bean to a cup of Joe at a working coffee estate, visit steaming geysers at a volcano and soak in a secluded waterfall. At night, the city really comes alive with the sound of salsa from the local bars…while planning the trip with your travel specialist; ask for a list of our favorite salsa bars in San Jose for an authentic glimpse of Costa Rican culture.

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Tour of a coffee plantation, Poas Volcano & a magical waterfall. Explore San Jose’s museums, markets, and 19th-century buildings. Dance the night away in one of our favored salsa bars.

San Jose’s surroundings are full of adventure and ...

2
Days 3-5

PACUARE

  • Whitewater rafting experience to arriving at the Pacuare Lodge.
  • Guided nature walk through the Pacuare Lodge’s surrounding forest.
  • Visit a nearby Indian village & experience local shaman traditions.

Arrive in true Costa Rican adventure style, crossing class 2 and 3 whitewater rapids to the entrance of one of the world’s most spectacular ecolodges, the Pacuare Lodge. Whether choosing from a collection of diverse activities exploring the region’s surroundings or simply relaxing in the tranquil and romantic grounds of the lodge; the Pacuare Lodge experience is out of this world!

Whitewater rafting experience to arriving at the Pacuare Lodge. Guided nature walk through the Pacuare Lodge’s surrounding forest. Visit a nearby Indian village & experience local shaman traditions.

Arrive in true Costa Rican adventure style, crossing class 2 and 3 whitewater rapids to ...

3
Days 5-8

PUERTO VIEJO

  • Beautiful boat ride along Costa Rica’s Caribbean Coast.
  • Snorkeling and exploring Cahuita National Park’s coral reef.
  • Optional activities Bri Bri Indigenous Reserve & Sloth Rescue Center.

Puerto Viejo is the epitome of a Caribbean paradise. The vibrant yet relaxed atmosphere of Puerto Viejo will have you dancing to reggae and calypso music while also enjoying some of the country’s best seafood. Cahuita National Park is home to an exceptional array of wildlife fronted by the azure waters of the Caribbean and a pristine coral reef to explore.

Beautiful boat ride along Costa Rica’s Caribbean Coast. Snorkeling and exploring Cahuita National Park’s coral reef. Optional activities Bri Bri Indigenous Reserve & Sloth Rescue Center.

Puerto Viejo is the epitome of a Caribbean paradise. The vibrant yet relaxed atmosphere of Puerto Viejo ...

4
Days 8-10

ARENAL

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  • Spot wildlife high up in Arenal’s canopy on a Hanging Gardens tour.
  • Take time out from the adventure and relax in natural hot springs.
  • Optional cruise down the Rio Frio to the wildlife haven of Caño Negro Reserve.

As one of the most diverse wildlife destinations in the world, you’re never too far from experiencing Costa Rica’s natural beauty in Arenal. Although the Arenal Volcano is no longer spewing out hot lava there is plenty to do in the Arenal Volcano National Park from crossing hanging bridges through the canopy where you’ll be surrounded by playful monkeys and colorful, tropical birds to unwinding in some of the country’s best natural hot springs.

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Spot wildlife high up in Arenal’s canopy on a Hanging Gardens tour. Take time out from the adventure and relax in natural hot springs. Optional cruise down the Rio Frio to the wildlife haven of ...
5
Days 10-13

TAMARINDO

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  • Paddle through Tamarindo’s verdant mangroves and estuary.
  • Traveling from November-February? Ask about a turtle nesting tour!
  • Optional activities include horseback riding, surfing lessons and more.

White sand, swaying palm trees, secluded beaches and breathtaking sunsets…welcome to Costa Rica’s Pacific Coast paradise! As well as having heavenly beaches, Tamarindo is one of the world’s most important turtle nesting sites for the endangered Leatherback turtle. If traveling between November and February, a moonlight tour to this protecting nesting site is a must! If not, then there is more than enough wildlife to spot when kayaking through the Tamarindo Mangrove and Estuary Nature Reserve.

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Paddle through Tamarindo’s verdant mangroves and estuary. Traveling from November-February? Ask about a turtle nesting tour! Optional activities include horseback riding, surfing lessons and more.

White sand, swaying palm trees, secluded beaches and breathtaking sunsets…welcome to Costa Rica’s Pacific ...

Shared Experiences in

We have over 20 years experience building relationships with a short list of some of the best hotels and guides in Central & South America, from 7 regional offices in Latin America. We always aim to offer our tour packages with as little impact with the culture, by using shared transportation and/or private “like a local” excursions using public transportation. Let us know your travel dates and destination preferences, and we’ll match you with YOUR PERFECT Latin America experience. 

Shared Hotels & Pricing

(Price estimate for 2 people traveling together)

Option 1: Comfort
$2,799 /person
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Option 2: Superior
$3,739 /person
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Option 3: Luxury
$5,049 /person
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Our World Experts offer full support and dedication to customizing this tour to fit you wishlist.
We can mix and match experiences, hotels and highlights to fit you budget and taste.