Most Popular Vacation Destinations in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is among the most visited countries in Latin America, the Arenal Volcano, Monteverde Cloud Forest and Jaco Beach, are ones of the destinations you should visit when you think about your vacations traveling through Costa Rica. This 6-day package will take you to discover a part of the treasures we offer our guests

One of our Ecoterra Costa Rica drivers will meet you at International Juan Santamaria Airport (SJO) at 8:30am or 3:00 pm; in order to drive you to the Arenal Volcano National Park Region; the transportation to Arenal takes about 3 hours. Lodging at Casa Luna Hotel or similar hotel. After checking in you will have off time for enjoying the pool or you can have a massage at Luna Spa, which you can arrange in advance with your Travel Planner; if you pleased and you prefer to chill you can also simply relax in the hotel gardens, enjoying the view of Arenal Volcano (when clear) or have a cocktail at the bar.

Overnight at Casa Luna Hotel

One of the most beloved animals of our country is the popular sloth. This animal captivates us with its tenderness and peculiar slow behavior. We cannot deny that we have envied their pace at sometimes in our own lives. The La Fortuna area is a unique place when it comes to sloths. Our climate, protection, availability of food, and the essential absence of predators make this privileged property an amazing natural oasis. Will pick you up at 7:30am at your hotel to begin the journey to Sloth Territory a small family ecological project just 5 minutes from La Fortuna. During the tour, we emphasize the importance of Sloth protection, due to its growing popularityhas increased the illegal trade of this speciesso  Ecoterra Expeditions together with the Rodriguez family, work to preserve a privileged space for their Protection. After two hours walking along the trails of this beautiful property, observing this wonderful specie, we will be back to the Hotel.

In the afternoon, you will be greeted by our guide approx. at 02:30 pm at the front desk, to visit the El Silencio Private Reserve. Next, we will walk approximately 1 kilometer along a volcanic stone path with a moderate degree of difficulty, until we reach the viewpoint, the closest point to volcano permitted to access. At the viewpoint, our guide will provide relevant information on the formation of the Arenal Volcano, its periods of activity, as well as unpublished details of its first eruption in 1968.  You can also enjoy the excellent views of the Green Lagoon and Lake Arenal.  On the guide’s indication, we will begin our descent along the same trail. At the end of the day, the perfect place to relax will be at the Arenal Paradise Hot Springs. At about 9:00 pm you will be picked up to return to the hotel.

Overnight at Casa Luna Hotel

After the breakfast we will drive up at 08:00 am towards the Arenal Lake where we’ will board a boat to cross the lake, observing along the way panoramic views of the Arenal Volcano, Chato Hill, Arenal Lake, the Tilaran mountain range, and more. Once across the lake we will again board a minivan to continue on to Monteverde and the hotel. This drive is about 2.5 hours. Lodging at Cloud Forest Lodge or similar hotel. After check-in you will enjoy the free afternoon, you will ask to your Travel Planner to recommend you some activities that you can do around Monteverde Cloud Forest area.

Overnight at Cloud Forest Lodge

After breakfast a driver will pick you up at your hotel. The zip-line tour built entirely in the cloud forest. In this popular activity, visitors cross through the unique cloud forest canopy suspended over the forest while attached to high weight-capacity cables and using the specialized climbing gear. This provides wonderful experience and sensations only comparable to flying through the forest. This tour not only combines the thrill of one of Costa Rica’s most safe and popular adventures, but also provides a unique vantage point of the cloud forest which in the past was reserved only for certain scientists brave enough to climb up to the forest canopy. The Canopy Tour features 13 cables, including a 1 km cable, 15 platforms and one Tarzan Swing. There is a total of 2.2 miles of total cable length.

Overnight at Cloud Forest Lodge

Today after breakfast, the driver will pick you up around 8:00am at your hotel towards Jaco Beach observing along the way panoramic views of the Central Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, the Tilarán mountain range, and more. This drive is about 3 hours. Lodging at Oceano Boutique & Gallery Hotel or Best Western Hotel, according your deal.

Overnight at Oceano Boutique Hotel & Gallery or Best Western Jaco

Today you will have all, the day off to enjoy the day on your way. You can spend the day exploring the beautiful area surrounding the surfing town of Jacó Beach with a variety of activities like:

  • ATV´s Tour – 3 hrs. with Waterfall
  • Horseback Riding and Waterfall Tour
  • Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Combo Horseback Riding & ATV 2hrs
  • Surfing Lessons

Please contact your Travel Planner if you wish to add any extra activity to your itinerary.

Overnight at Oceano Boutique Hotel & Gallery or Best Western Jaco

If you are departing from San Jose Airport (recommended): Last day from Jaco Beach to the International Airport the transportation is included at 10:00 am or 13:45 pm. Please consider this transfer takes about 2 hours to the airport, and you must be there at least 2 hours earlier your flight time for checking in; if you require a transportation on a different time we can arrange you a private transportation for some extra bucks.

Services included:

  • Lodging at Casa Luna Hotel & Spa or similar in standard room (2 nights)
  • Lodging at Monteverde Cloud Forest Lodge or similar in standard room (2 nights)
  • Lodging at Oceano Boutique & Gallery Hotel or Best Western Jaco Hotel (2 nights) “Depending on the bought deal”
  • 6 Breakfast (Day 2,3,4,5,6 & 7) Classic Option
  • 6 Breakfast (Day 2,3,4,5,6 & 7), 2 Lunches & 2 Dinners – All Inclusive Option
  • Ground Transportation from San José Airport to La Fortuna (shared)
  • Car-Boat-Car from La Fortuna to Monteverde (shared)
  • Ground Transportation from Monteverde to Jaco Beach
  • Ground Transportation from Jaco Beach to San José Airport (shared)
  • Tour of Zip Line over Cloud Forest in Monteverde (shared)
  • Tour to Arenal Volcano & Natural History Walk (shared)
  • Sloth Observation Tour – in Arenal (shared)
  • Entrance to Arenal Paradise Hot Springs
  • Transportation to all mentioned activities.
  • Bilingual naturalist guide on tours
  • Free 24h Wi-Fi in a public areas (complemetary service)
  • Minimum 2 people

Important considerations concerning this package

  • Changes to the itinerary cannot be made, there is a logistic matter to be considered.
  • If you ask for different destinations not included in this package during the package days, you will be remitted by one of our travel planners for a new itinerary proposal.
  • If you wish to skip any of the activities there won’t be any refund.
  • Children 7 years and younger are not allowed to take part of the zip line and one of the adults will have to accompanied the kid. This service won’t be refund either, since changes are not allowed in the package. If you pleased we can offer you the professional baby sitter, you can ask for our services.
  • Costa Rica is a country to travel around, and if you have some extra days we recommend you to take the opportunity you are already here and visit one of the pacific beaches, the cloud forest or even stay longer at the Casa Luna, if  you are open to suggestions please let us know.
  • Keep in mind most of hotels in Costa Rica are with two double beds and if you are three people two of you will have to share a bed.
  • Our support hours: Everyday from 07:00 hrs to 19:00 hrs
  • Our reservation hours: From Monday to Friday 7:00am to 19:00hrs, Saturday from 08:00am to 16:00hrs, Sunday´s closed.

Considerations concerning the pricing

  • For an extra person in the same room with all the services mentioned in the package add:
  • **$699 per adult and $299 per child (5 to 11 years) Classic Option
  • **$699 per adult and $399 per child (5 to 11 years) All-inclusive Option
  • This payment will be process by Ecoterra Staff. Upgrades for change the transportation back to other destinations or for private transportation are available with extra charge.
Not included:
  • Tips
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned
  • Personal expenses
  • Departure taxes
  • Additional excursions
  • International flights
$1200 p.p.
Jacó Beach, La Fortuna, Monteverde
7 days

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