One of the most spectacular destinations in Central America, Costa Rica combines the adventure of river rafting, zip lines, and exploration with the relaxation of sandy beaches and cascading hot springs. Your 9-day Costa Rica Vacation Package, carefully designed through the services of our independent, in-country partners, begins in the bustling capital city of San Jose, an easy access point for incoming flights. You'll then leave civilization and head into the jungle, rafting the legendary Pacuare River (rated among the top 10 rivers in the world by National Geographic) to a luxurious eco-lodge perched along the banks of river. While at the Pacuare lodge for two nights, you'll experience delicious candlelit dinners, a canopy adventure and hikes to beautiful waterfalls. Your adventure continues as you leave the lodge by raft, heading downriver to Siquirres where your transfer northwest will bring you to the base of the towering volcano, Arenal. You'll spend 2 nights in Arenal, relaxing in thermally-heated waterfalls and pools. You'll explore a rainforest full of animal life, traversing over 15 suspended bridges surrounded by monkeys, iguanas, sloths and birds. Your adventure concludes in the laid back town of Manuel Antonio where you'll experience Manuel Antonio National Park, named one of the world's 12 most beautiful national parks by Forbes. Here, you'll also have time to relax on the beach or try some surf lessons before dinner at one of the towns many quaint restaurants (not included). This Costa Rica vacation is an adventure that will not soon be forgotten!
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An experience on the Pacuare River continually proves to be one of the highlights of a Costa Rica vacation! The warm waters (often nearly 80 degrees Fahrenheit) are perfect for floating along under the jungle canopy. Thirty-eight whitewater rapids over the course of just 16 miles offer plenty of excitement as you make your way downriver. Stops along the way take visitors to hidden pools and waterfalls. And a 2-night stay at the Pacuare Lodge, half-way down the river, provides the perfect respite.
Experience award-winning accommodations in unparalleled locations. You'll love the selection of properties in San Jose, Manuel Antonio, Arenal, and along the beautiful Pacuare River.
Top notch in service and quality. The rooms we had were absolutely stunning. Open air and very romantic, the turn down service lights your room with candles while you are at dinner. The rafting trip out was the perfect ending. We will look forward to another visit!
Kali - Washington
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This comprehensive PDF guides include river maps, overview, full itineraries, camping and weather information, details on physical requirements, packing lists and more.