Captivating Costa Rica adventure & beach holiday

San José, Tortuguero, Arenal, Monteverde & Tamarindo

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Tortuguero National Park

Tamarindo

Suspension Bridge, Monteverde

Park Inn by Radisson, San Jose

Park Inn by Radisson, San Jose

Park Inn by Radisson, San Jose

San Jose

Park Inn by Radisson, San Jose

Park Inn by Radisson, San Jose

Park Inn by Radisson, San Jose

Tortuguero National Park

Tortuguero National Park

Laguna Lodge, Tortuguero

Laguna Lodge, Tortuguero

Tortuguero

Tortuguero National Park

Laguna Lodge, Tortuguero

Laguna Lodge, Tortuguero

Tortuguero National Park

Tilajari Hotel Resort & Conference Center, Arenal

Tilajari Hotel Resort & Conference Center, Arenal

Tilajari Hotel Resort & Conference Center, Arenal

Tilajari Hotel Resort & Conference Center, Arenal

Arenal Volcano

La Fortuna, Arenal National Park

Monteverde Rustic Lodge

Monteverde Rustic Lodge

Monteverde Rustic Lodge

Monteverde

Monteverde Rustic Lodge

Monteverde Rustic Lodge

Tamarindo

Wyndham Tamarindo, Tamarindo

Wyndham Tamarindo, Tamarindo

Tamarindo

Tamarindo

Wyndham Tamarindo, Tamarindo

Wyndham Tamarindo, Tamarindo

Wyndham Tamarindo, Tamarindo

Discover captivating Costa Rica, from its wildlife to jaw-dropping volcanoes

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Up to -39% supplier's online rate ?
You'll start your holiday with one night in a Double room at Park Inn by Radisson, San Jose, with breakfast included.

Next, you'll spend two nights in a Standard room at Laguna Lodge, Tortuguero, on a full-board basis.

Then, you'll spend three nights in a Standard room at Tilajari Hotel Resort & Conference Center, Arenal, with breakfast included.

Next, you'll spend three nights in a Double room at Monteverde Rustic Lodge, Monteverde, with breakfast included.

Then, you'll spend three nights in a Standard room at Wyndham Tamarindo, Tamarindo, with breakfast included.

Finally, you'll spend one further night in a Double room at the Park Inn by Radisson, San Jose, with breakfast included.

Please note if one of the advertised hotels is unavailable for your selected dates they will be swapped with one of similar standards. Please visit our supplier´s, Exoticca website for more information.

This offer also includes services of an English-speaking guide for the tours and excursions as per the itinerary: a tour of Tortuguero; a boat ride through Tortuguero; a trip to Tortuguero Hill; a guided hike to the Arenal Volcano; a Hanging Bridges excursion.

A number of optional excursions and travel insurance can purchased for additional costs. These can be arranged directly with our supplier, Exoticca, after booking and must be selected before final payment. Please note your final payment is due 60 days before your departure. More information can be found on our supplier's own website.

Return flights are included from your selected departure airport to San José, Costa Rica. One piece of hand luggage and one piece of hold luggage allowance per person is included, as per the airline terms and conditions.

Shared air-conditioned transfers are included.

Please note that at the time of booking, your name must be filled out exactly as per your passport (including any middle names). This is in order to accurately book flights and for any required visa invitation letters.

Please be aware that our supplier, Exoticca, will require a copy of the valid passports in order to process the reservation.

The discount:

We advertise this offer at up to 46% off. We calculate this discount percentage based on the rates we offer compared to the supplier's online rate. An example of our top discount is:

On 26/09/2019, leaving from London Heathrow, two people may book this holiday (inclusions as noted above) and will pay £1,449 per person, per stay, compared to the supplier's online rate of £2,699 per person, per stay. Based on this calculation, by booking with Secret Escapes, you will save 46%.

The discounts, price and availability stated above were checked on 09/07/2019.

The offer is 100% non-refundable and date changes are not possible once the booking has been made.

This holiday is supplied by Exoticca and is ATOL protected (11249).

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

Depart the UK for 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 (£102 per person). (Meals: breakfast)

Day 6: Arenal

Spend the day at leisure in Arenal, with an optional horseback ride to the Fortuna Waterfalls (£57 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 (£42 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 (£41 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 (£54 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 (£36 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)

Good to know

Please note that your outbound/inbound flight may be overnight, so please bear this in mind when planning the time you'll be away for.

Please note that at the time of booking, your name must be filled out exactly as per your passport (including any middle names). This is in order to accurately book flights and for any required visa invitation letters.
Park Inn by Radisson San José (your first and last nights)

Centrally located, this hotel lies just a few short blocks from Paseo Colón and the city's downtown area. From the bright and modern interiors, you can enjoy international cuisine at the all-day RBG Bar & Grill or unwind and refresh in the glistening outdoor swimming pool. Guest rooms are well appointed, modern and cosy, with facilities that include a coffee-maker, minibar, orthopaedic mattress and pillow menu, flatscreen TV and safe.

Amenities: restaurant, bar, fitness centre, swimming pool, Wi-Fi

Laguna Lodge, Tortuguero (two nights)

Set on the northern Caribbean coast, this TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence-winning eco-lodge sits amidst lush jungle, rain forests and wetlands, offering plenty of appeal to nature-lovers. It resides on a strip of land between a lagoon and the Caribbean Sea, and offers an outdoor swimming pool, a semi-indoor restaurant with views over the water and a bar right on the river’s edge, plus two smaller bars. Rooms are set among the six acres of gardens and come complete with en-suite bathrooms.

Amenities: swimming pool, restaurant, bar, Wi-Fi

Tilajari Resort & Conference Centre, Arenal (three nights)

Surrounded by tropical rainforest, this TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence-winning resort plunges you right into the rich landscpaes of stunning Arenal. Its pool borders the jungle, its Jacuzzi overlooks the San Carlos River, and there's even a butterfly garden and botanical gardens on the grounds to top it all off. Fresh Costa Rican food is on offer at the Katira restaurant.

Amenities: restaurant, lounge bar, swimming pool, Jacuzzi, butterfly garden, botanical garden, room service, Wi-Fi, 

Monteverde Rustic Lodge, Monteverde (three nights)


This family-run mountain lodge is, as its name suggests, full of rustic charm and is situated within walking distance of Santa Elena town. Guests can enjoy a delicious homemade breakfast each day, which includes traditional gallo pinto, and Wi-Fi is available throughout. This hotel also holds a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.

Amenities: Wi-Fi, breakfast room

Wyndham Tamarindo (three nights)

Yet another TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence-winner, Wyndham Tamarindo is a chic, lively hotel close to many of Tamarindo's beautiful beaches. On site you'll find an infinity pool with a swim-up bar, and spa treatments aplenty to make sure you're well and truly relaxed before you head home. Bedrooms are decorated in a sleek, modern style and all have private balconies or a terrace overlooking the ocean, plus Wi-Fi, HDTVs, and climate control.

Amenities: infinity pool, swim-up bar, spa, restaurant, complimentary shuttle services, Wi-Fi
22 km east Of La Fortuna, Alajuela Alajuela Muelle, Provincia de Alajuela, San Carlos, 21002, Costa Rica

Travel is included in this offer - see below for details.

Details

Return flights are included from London Heathrow, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Dublin and Glasgow to San José, Costa Rica with British Airways, Iberia, United Airlines or KLM (airlines subject to change).

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email from the tour operator, Exoticca. This includes departure times, as well as flight numbers.

Please note that your outbound and inbound flight may be indirect and include a stopover. Your flights may also be overnight, so please bare this in mind when planning the time you'll be away for.

If you need any further information about flights before booking, please call Exoticca on 0203 695 9677 or contact via sales@exoticca.com.

Please check the luggage rules in the booking confirmation. More information can be found on the airline's website. Please note that the prices of the tour operator are daily adjusted according to the exchange rate and may vary from the stated price.

At the time of booking, Exoticca will book the best available airfare for the selected date.

Please note that at the time of booking, your name must be filled out exactly as per your passport (including any middle names). This is in order to accurately book flights and for any required visa invitation letters.

Within seven days of confirming your booking with us, you'll receive an email from our supplier, Exoticca, with your final booking confirmation detailing the exact flight times confirmed for your specific reservation.

Please be advised it is your responsibility to check any passport, visa, health and immigration requirements, including any countries you have a connection in. For flights via the US or Canada, you must apply for an ESTA or eTA visa before travel.

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office offer up-to-date travel advice by visiting www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice

The flights inclusive offer shown on this page is ATOL Protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Secret Escapes is acting as an agent for Exoticca with ATOL number 11248 and your contract is with that company. Exoticca booking conditions are available from http://www.exoticca.com

For comprehensive travel, visa and health advice, please visit FCO Travel Advice

We source flights from all major scheduled and low cost airlines to offer you a full choice of airlines, departure airports and flight times.

You can choose to add a flight to this hotel. Just select the dates you want to book your stay from the calendar and choose ‘Hotel + Flights’

On the next page you can choose the departure airport, time and airline and price that is convenient to you

When you buy a hotel with a flight with us you are financially protected under the ATOL scheme.

If you need any support booking this holiday, please contact 0207 887 2772 (Mon - Sun 8am to 8pm)

If you wish to make a flight only booking, or add a flight to an existing hotel booking with us, call our reservations team on 0343 227 0007 (Mon-Fri 9-6, Saturday 10-5, Sun closed)

Highlights

  • Hiking the magnificent the Arenal Volcano with its perfectly coned peak
  • Criss-crossing the cloud forest on hanging bridges in Monteverde
  • Discovering some of Costa Rica's most beautiful beaches in Tamarindo

Second opinion

  • For more information on Park Inn by Radisson San José, visit their website or read previous visitor reviews on TripAdvisor
  • For more information on Laguna Lodge, visit their website or read previous visitor reviews on TripAdvisor
  • For more information on Tilajari Resort & Conference Centre, visit their website or read previous visitor reviews on TripAdvisor
  • For more information on Monteverde Rustic Lodge, visit their website or read previous visitor reviews on TripAdvisor
  • For more information on Wyndham Tamarindo, visit their website or read previous visitor reviews on TripAdvisor
  • To compare our rates with others online, start with the holiday supplier’s website

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