Last update 09/20/2023

Costa Rica San José Arenal Volcano Playa 7 Days

Itinerary

DAY 1: ARRIVAL AND TRANSFER TO HOTEL

Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel in San Jose. We will gather at night to enjoy a welcome dinner while enjoying a traditional folklore show. Accommodation in San Jose. Meals included: dinner

DAY 2: TOUR ARENAL VOLCANO & * FORTUNA TYPE FULL DAY ACTIVITY

Today we are doing a full day tour and travel to Arenal area. A «must do» tour in Arenal for sure! This amazing light hike will take you to the very base of the volcano (still at a safe distance), to witness the magnificence of the almost perfectly conical 5479 ft tall Arenal Volcano. This giant is active since 1968, and even though it has been calmer lately it’s an outstanding adventure. During the hike, our well-informed guides, will explain you all about the volcano: its activity periods, a little bit of history related to it and will show you some landmarks that has left over the years. At the Hot Springs enjoy a healthy and relaxing soak. We will start this experience with a short walk in the surrounding of this majestic Volcano, then after we will enjoy a healthy and relax bath at the hot springs. What to Bring: Camera, bathing suit, comfortable shoes and towel. We will also enjoy lunch in this area. Once we are done with our activities, we will travel back to San Jose.

Accommodation in San Jose. Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

DAY 3: LAND TRANSFER SAN JOSE – MANUEL ANTONIO / ZIP-LINE

Transfer from San Jose to Quepos. Quepos is a district and the capital of Aguirre canton in Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica. The district has a population of about 22,000 people. The town is about 60 km. south (in a straight line) from Costa Rica’s capital, San José, but is 157 km from that city by road if going through the localities of Atenas, Orotina and Tárcoles. Quepos is the gateway to Manuel Antonio National Park. The city is very tourism-oriented, having many bars and restaurants and a vivacious night-life. The town is named for the native Quepo Indians who inhabited the place in the colonial era. Quepos is well known thanks to being the gateway to a popular National Park and beaches in Costa Rica.

UPON ARRIVAL: TOUR SUPERMAN ZIPLINNING / MEALS LUNCH INCLUDED

Superman line, Central America’s longest double-cabled zipline. Over a kilometer in length, and reaching speeds of 40+mph, this exhilarating attraction, ridden in the style of the classic superhero, is not to be missed! This tour includes round-trip hotel transportation, as well as a full, traditional Costa Rican-style lunch.

Accommodation in Quepos. Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch

DAY 4: GUIDED TOUR MANUEL ANTONIO NATIONAL PARK TYPE HALF DAY ACTIVITY

This park is the most popular in Costa Rica with beautiful white sand beaches surrounded by emerald waters and jungle. Our naturalist guide will explain the history and geography of the area as well as help you get the most of your visit pointing out sloths, monkeys, birds and all kind of animals. What to Bring: Camera, sun lotion, repellent, swimsuit, towel, waking shoes. What’s included: Transportation, bilingual guide, entrance fee. Snacks & refreshments.

Accommodation in Quepos. Meals included: Breakfast and Snacks

DAY 5: TOUR COASTAL CATAMARAN ADVENTURE + SNORKEL HALF DAY

Enjoy an outstanding naturalist tour with amazing views of the Manuel Antonio National Park on board of our catamaran. The morning visit includes a freestyle diving adventure in a beautiful and secluded bay known as Playa Biezans. Get to experience humpback whales, dolphins and the beautiful marine wild life. On board we offer an excellent selection of snacks and natural juices. As you cruise along the coast, enjoy the sea breeze, the summer sunshine of Costa Rica and this unique tropical paradise at is best. No matter if with your entire family, your significant other or in a group of friends be sure to not to miss out on this unique and memorable journey! Sail with us, dive with us, slide down into the refreshing Pacific Ocean from our slide and get entertained by a live music show. After the tour you will be taken back to your selected hotel.

Accommodation in Quepos. Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

DAY 6: FREE DAY AT LEISURE.

Today is a day free. Enjoy by the pool or at the beach. Today is our last day in Costa Rica and be sure to maximize your day and relax away. At night we will have our farewell dinner.

Accommodation in Quepos. Meals included: Breakfast and dinner

DAY 7: LAND TRANSFER QUEPOS – SAN JOSE

In the morning, we will be taken back to the airport for our flight back to our country.

Meals included: Breakfast

 

Details

SAN JOSE

  • Transfer from airport to San Jose hotel
  • 2-night stay in hotel with breakfast included
  • Welcome Dinner buffet style with folklore show
  • Volcano hike + Hot Springs full day tour to Arenal, La Fortuna
  • Transfer roundtrip from San Jose to Arenal
  • Entrances
  • Guided tour
  • Lunch in Arenal, La Fortuna

MANUEL ANTONIO

  • Transfer from San Jose to Manuel Antonio
  • 4-night stay in hotel with breakfast included
  • Superman ziplining tour
  • Transfers
  • Tour
  • Equipment
  • Lunch
  • Manuel Antonio National park tour:
  • Transfers
  • Guided tour
  • Entrances fees
  • Snacks
  • Catamaran + Snorkeling tour
  • Transfers
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Lunch on board with Costa Rican liquor
  • Mini show with live music
  • Farewell dinner
  • Transfer out from Quepos to San Jose
  • Bilingual speaking guides
  • Taxes

PROGRAM DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • Other services not mentioned in the program
  • Domestic and international flights
  • Meals not mentioned in the program
  • Gratuities, tips for guides, drivers, porters, waiters, etc.
  • Expenses of personal nature (car rental, laundry, beverages, telephone calls, etc.).
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Additional nights during the trip due to flight cancellations
  • Alcoholic beverages or bottled water, snacks, insurance of any kind, laundry, phone calls or messages, reconfirmation of flights and items of personal nature.
  • Departure taxes US$31.00 per person are not included.

Important Remarks

The pricing is based on current prices and therefore subject to change prior to confirmation of services. A valid passport for at least 6 months after travel date is required. The Costa Rica tourism tax legislation is currently under review and may create increases to additional services not currently taxed. In the event this legislation is enacted and a date defined when the new rule becomes effective will require increases in outstanding quotes.

Due to a government decree, pending of approval, several tourist activities will be subject to the application of a 13% sales tax. The given rates do not include this increase as the decree is not effective yet, but as soon as the regulation is confirmed the final rate of this quote will be affected.

Recognize any claim or refund due to the concepts mentioned above. This includes the cases which in normal conditions do not show any problem. Thus, we require to be informed, before our services are hired, of any restrictions mentioned above in order to make the suitable decisions to ensure the quality of our services.

 

The Author
The Mavatravel team

Welcome to Mavatavel, your gateway to unforgettable travel experiences in Peru. Discover a world of adventure and culture with our premier tour agency.

Related Post

Your Adventure Starts Now! Book Your Perfect Trip with Mava Travel

Your Adventure Starts Now! Book Your Perfect Trip with Mava Travel

With just one click, you’ll be one step closer to exploring the world with comfort and style. Embark on your journey with Mava Travel!

With just one click, you’ll be one step closer to exploring the world with comfort and style. Embark on your journey with Mava Travel!