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Costa Rica Luxury Eco Adventure

Costa Rica Luxury Eco Adventure

9 Day Adventure

Prepare to immerse yourself in the beautiful and unique culture of Costa Rica. This 10-day itinerary will take your wanderlust to truly experience the “Pura Vida”, or “pure life” culture of Costa Rica. From the beautiful coast of Peninsula de Osa to the magnificent Arenal rainforest, our Costa Rica adventure will allow you experience the perfect combination of adventure and relaxation.

Itinerary & Adventure Highlights

Day 1: San Jose

Upon arrival in San Jose, transfer to your hotel to relax and rejuvenate after a long day of travel. Tonight, you have the opportunity to enjoy dinner in the capital and prepare for all the upcoming adventures ahead.

Overnight San Jose, Grano de Oro

Day 2: Peninsula de Osa

 This morning, transfer back to the San Jose airport for a domestic flight to the lovely coast of Puerto Jimenez. Upon arrival you transfer to your accommodation, Lapa Rios, a hidden gem in the heart of the rainforest. Enjoy a chef-prepared meal poolside while overlooking the exquisite panoramic views of paradise. Be sure to utilize all your senses when arriving to this dream property and the diverse beauty it has to offer.

Overnight Lapa Rios

Day 3: Peninsula de Osa

Enjoy an authentic Costa Rican coffee and a free day to explore the extraordinary views and sights located on the beautiful 1000-acre property. A variety of activities and hikes are included in your stay. Find your zen with a complimentary yoga class or experience the rich wildlife- try and see if you can spot the many bird species around the property (there’s over 300!). Absorb all the beautiful and breathtaking scenery our personal favorites are the Waterfall and Osa trail hike.

Overnight Lapa Rios

Day 4: Peninsula de Osa

Today, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the serene tranquility of this stunning property.  Marvel at the way the green, luscious rainforests meet the pristine blue ocean waters with a stroll down the secluded pristine beaches. Don’t forget your binoculars, you might just see some whale sightings if you’re lucky. Perhaps more hiking on the Rainforest Ridge Walk or  coordinate a surfing lesson or kayaking excursion with the concierge.

Overnight Lapa Rios

Day 5: Peninsula de Osa

Having explored activities right from your door, today put on your adventure hat and plan for a visit to the  incredibly biodiverse Corcovado National Park, a must do while visiting this region of Costa Rica. (tour not included in complimentary activities).

 Overnight Lapa Rios

Day 6: Fly to San Jose and transfer to Arenal

Say farewell to the Peninsula de Osa with a short flight back to San Jose where a private ground transfer will be waiting to take you to the breathtaking Nayara Gardens Resort located in the lush rainforest of Arenal Volcano National Park. The journey by car is close to 3 hours heading north to the unique landscape of La Fortuna.

It’s not often that you have an active volcano in your backyard. During your stay, the In-House Naturalist Guides will help you plan your daily activities. You may choose to visit a coffee plantation or go on a wildlife-spotting cruise in the jungles of the Cano Negro Wildlife Refuges. Or discover the arts and crafts of the Maleko indigenous population on an organized visit to a Maleko village. You don’t have to leave the resort’s grounds to enjoy the flora and fauna of the region. There are walking trails on-property where you can spot sloths and monkeys in the trees, discover the tropical plants and exotic flowers, or join a frog-spotting tour.

Overnight Nayara Gardens

Day 7: Nayara Gardens: Sky Tram + Sky Trek

Today prepare for a unique adventure in the heart of the magical forests of Costa Rica. It’s easy to see why Arenal is the adventure capital of Costa Rica.  A Sky Tram will deliver you the most stunning panoramic views of the diverse jungle. Upon arriving at the top, your adventure continues with the thrilling Sky Trek zipline circuit. From the top of the clouds, you will adventure down the zipline course through breathtaking landscape- riding through the mountains, canyons, and forests. At the end of this exhilarating day, indulge in a lovely dinner and relax in your rainforest villa. More adventure awaits tomorrow morning.

Overnight Nayara Gardens

Day 8: Nayara Gardens (Arenal Hanging Bridges and La Fortuna Hike)

After breakfast, you will be transported to the Arenal Hanging Bridges. Enter the heart of the rainforest and admire the stunning biodiversity of the unique flora and fauna. A guided tour through the incredible hanging suspension bridges will lead you to one-of-a-kind views of the famous Arenal volcano and surrounding landscapes. Cool off in the famous La Fortuna waterfall and enjoy a “typical” Costa Rican lunch and a coffee. You will then be transported back to the hotel to relax and enjoy the rest of your day. Join a naturalist-led frog watching tour in the evening, and marvel at the diversity of wildlife within the grounds of the resort.

Overnight Nayara Gardens

Day 9: Nayara Gardens

Enjoy your last day at the beautiful Nayara Gardens and utilize their state-of-the art facilities. Feel harmony with nature with instructor-led yoga, stroll along the beautiful grounds and experience the harmonious and rejuvenating treatments at the incomparable Nayara Spa.

Overnight Nayara Gardens

Day 10: Arenal to San Jose and Departure

Today, transfer back to San Jose. Be sure to take it all in before your departure- indulge in a coffee or two at the charming Finca Rosa Blanca Coffee Farm and Inn. Enjoy one more night of Pura Vida before your transfer to the San Jose airport in the morning.

Overnight Finca Rosa Blanca Coffee Farm and Inn

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