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Costa Rica’s Caribbean Coast


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8 days starting at $899/Person
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Why you'll love this Costa Rica's Caribbean tour!

This adventure takes you face to face with Costa Rica’s magnificent Caribbean coastline and the authentic highlights of San Jose. The architecture of Costa Rica’s capital of San Jose is beautiful, the wildlife of Tortuguero is mind-blowing and Puerto Viejo’s beaches are paradisiacal.

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
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8 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
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Days 1-2

SAN JOSE

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  • Explore Costa Rica’s charming capital city of San Jose on your own.
  • Take in the museums, market and 19th-century buildings of San Jose.
  • Dance the night away in one of our favored salsa bars.

Costa Rica’s capital of San Jose is quite compact so you’ll have no trouble finding your way around as you admire the beautiful 19th-century architecture and find quaint, independent coffee shops serving Costa Rica’s famous Golden Bean Coffee. 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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Explore Costa Rica’s charming capital city of San Jose on your own. Take in the museums, market and 19th-century buildings of San Jose. Dance the night away in one of our favored salsa bars.

Costa Rica’s capital of ...

2
Days 2-4

TORTUGUERO

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  • Sunrise wildlife tour to witness the jungle waking up around you.
  • Cruise through the diverse habitats of the Tortuguero Nat’l Park.
  • Add an evening turtle nesting tour if traveling from July-September.

Wake up and fall asleep to the sounds of the pristine natural surroundings of Tortuguero. One of Costa Rica’s most diverse National Parks in Costa Rica, you’ll be spotting sloths and monkeys in the high trees of the rainforests and crocodiles as you explore the wide canals. The long stretch of Tortuguero’s Caribbean coastline is also one of the most important turtle breeding sites in the world.

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Sunrise wildlife tour to witness the jungle waking up around you. Cruise through the diverse habitats of the Tortuguero Nat’l Park. Add an evening turtle nesting tour if traveling from July-September.

Wake up and fall asleep to the sounds ...

3
Days 4-7

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 ...

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Days 7-8

SAN JOSE

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  • Explore Costa Rica’s glorious history at the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum.
  • Discover the coffee culture of San Jose at the city’s best independent cafes.
  • Taste the best of Costa Rica’s cuisine at one of our favored restaurants in San Jose.

Returning to San Jose will let you explore Costa Rica’s capital further, taking in the spectacular Pre-Columbian Gold Museum and Jade Museum in downtown San Jose. With the surrounding area producing some of the finest coffee in Costa Rica, explore the various aromas, beans and blends of Costa Rica’s Golden Bean at one of our favorite independent coffee shops in the city.

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Explore Costa Rica’s glorious history at the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum. Discover the coffee culture of San Jose at the city’s best independent cafes. Taste the best of Costa Rica’s cuisine at one of our favored restaurants in ...

Exceptional Experiences in Costa Rica's Caribbean

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. 

Hotels & Pricing

(Price estimate for 2 people traveling together)

Option 1: Comfort
$1,129 /person
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Option 2: Superior
$1,449 /person
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Option 3: Luxury
$2,059 /person
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