Captivating Costa Rica adventure & beach holiday

San José, Tortuguero, Arenal, Monteverde & Tamarindo

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Tamarindo

Tortuguero National Park

Tamarindo

Park Inn by Radisson, San Jose

Park Inn by Radisson, San Jose

Manuel Antonio National Park

Laguna Lodge, Tortuguero

Laguna Lodge, Tortuguero

Tortuguero National Park

Arenal Volcano

Tilajari Resort & Conference Center, Arenal

Tilajari Resort & Conference Center, Arenal

Hummingbird, Arenal

Suspension Bridge, Monteverde

Monteverde Rustic Lodge

Monteverde Rustic Lodge

Monteverde

Tamarindo

Tamarindo

Wyndham Tamarindo, Tamarindo

Wyndham Tamarindo, Tamarindo

Tamarindo

Tamarindo

Tamarindo

Tamarindo

An adventure through colourful, eco-friendly Costa Rica, with mesmerising city, nature and beach stays, plus all travel and exciting excursions

Day 1: UK - San José

Arrive in San José and spend the night.

Day 2: San José - Tortuguero

Head to Tortuguero, stopping en route for breakfast. Pass through the Braulio Carrillo National Park, before checking in to your Tortuguero hotel. Take an afternoon tour of Tortuguero, including the Turtle Conservation Museum and the village. Enjoy a boat ride through the leafy canals back to the hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. (Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 3: Tortuguero

Take a trip to Tortuguero Hill to enjoy the views, or take a boat trip along Tortuguero's canals. Enjoy lunch at the hotel and the afternoon at leisure. In the evening, why not take the opportunity to see turtles spawning on the beach (July to September). (Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Day 4: Tortuguero - Guapiles - Arenal

Set off for the charming city of Guapiles, arriving in time for lunch. Then, continue to La Fortuna, where the Arenal Volcano is located. Arrive at your hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 5: Arenal

Spend the morning at leisure. In the afternoon, take a guided hike to the Arenal Volcano, discovering the abundance of flora and fauna along the way. After the hike, you've the option to head to one of the area's hot springs (£106 per person). (Meals: breakfast)

Day 6: Arenal

Spend the day at leisure in Arenal, with an optional horseback ride to the Fortuna Waterfalls (£60 per person). (Meals: breakfast)

Day 7: Arenal - Monteverde

Set off for Monteverde, travelling along the banks of Lake Arenal. Upon arrival, check-in to your hotel in Monteverde and spend the rest of the day at leisure. Take an optional Monteverde Canopy Tour (£44 per person). (Meals: breakfast)

Day 8: Monteverde

Take an excursion to the Hanging Bridges to take in views from the treetops in Monteverde. Cross a combination of trails and hanging bridges which criss-cross the cloud forest. Spend the afternoon at leisure and, in the evening, join an optional night walk to discover the local nocturnal wildlife (£43 per person). (Meals: breakfast)

Day 9: Monteverde

Enjoy the day at leisure in leafy Monteverde or take an optional excursion to the Curi-Cancha Biological Reserve (£57 per person). (Meals: breakfast)

Day 10: Monteverde - Tamarindo

Set off for Tamarindo, known for its beaches and surfing. After checking in to your hotel, spend the rest of the day at leisure. (Meals: breakfast)

Day 11: Tamarindo

After breakfast, enjoy the day at leisure or take an optional boat safari in the Las Baulas National Park (£38 per person). (Meals: breakfast)

Day 12: Tamarindo

Spend the day at leisure, or opt for a morning catamaran tour for a chance to discover unique flora and fauna, from howler monkeys to crocodiles and iguanas (£77 per person). (Meals: breakfast)

Day 13: Tamarindo - San José

Transfer back to Costa Rica's capital of San José and spend some time at leisure. You've the option to join a San José city tour (£57 per person). (Meals: breakfast)

Day 14: San José - UK

Transfer to the airport to catch an overnight flight back to the UK. (Meals: breakfast)

15 night option
: If you opt for our 15-night option, you'll spend an extra two nights of beach bliss in Tamarindo before returning to San Jose for your final night.

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