Essential Costa Rica: 5-Day 4 nights

      

                                                    What You Can Expect

Day 1: Welcome to Costa Rica! Get ready to explore Guanacaste and enjoy all the eco-diversity Costa Rica has for you. You will land at the Liberia International Airport where a shuttle service from the Hilton will meet you and take you to your first night’s stay at The Hilton Garden Inn where you will rest, relax and prepare for your upcoming adventure.

Day 2: Once you’ve finished enjoying the amazing buffet breakfast at the Hilton Garden Inn, you will be taken to The Hacienda Guachipelin for a fully loaded adventure day tour that includes zip lining, majestic waterfalls, a canyon tour, tubing adventure, thermal waters, hot springs and horseback riding. You will then enjoy a lunch buffet at the restaurant with the rest of the group. After this amazing journey, you will then spend the night at Hotel Hacienda Guachipelin or Hotel Borinquen depending on availability.

Day 3: Right after breakfast, you will be taken to the Monteverde Cloud Forest. It has been ranked 14th in terms of places you must visit in the world. Here you will trek through the cloud forest on board the Sky Walk and Sky Tram Tour. You will be able to see the cloud forest from a bird’s eye view. Since the sky tram resides high over the forest canopy, you will observe wildlife as it happens.

Day 4: Hotel El Establo offers an exquisite breakfast and right after this Palo Verde National Park is your next destination. Here you will get the opportunity to embark on a boat safari tour and get a close-up view of crocodiles, monkeys and hundreds of different species of birds and reptiles. After this adventure, you will be visiting the cultural pottery town of Guaitil and learn about the Costa Rican traditions and culture while observing how pottery has been made for centuries. You will also acquire knowledge about historical facts of Costa Rica. Afterward, you will make a quick stop to visit the oldest church of Costa Rica, built in 1644 in Nicoya. After a short drive from Nicoya to Playa Samara, you will then arrive at the Hotel Villas Playa Samara for the rest of your trip.

Day 5: Time to go back home! You will be taken back to the airport right on time for your flight back home. Enjoy this Costa Rica adventure arranged specially for you.

Hotel Overview

Medicinal Plants tour
$150

per night

This is a very unique tour in Guanacaste. Costa Rica is home to tens of thousands of amazing plant species, many of which are the source of modern medicines and local remedies. The medicinal plant is one of the world’s most valuable assets and the experienced guides will introduce you to both indigenous remedies and plants currently being used in modern medicine during your time on the Rincon de la Vieja Volcano.
Entrance fees
National Park fees
Lunch

Flamingo Cruise
$300

per night

The tour ends with a delicious typical Costa Rican meal. This full-day tour includes transportation, entrance fee to the park, bilingual tour guide and a boat ride. Bottled water Lunch (Typical food) Professional guide Hotel pickup and drop-offThe tour ends with a delicious typical Costa Rican meal. This full-day tour includes transportation, entrance fee to the park, bilingual tour guide and a boat ride. Bottled water Lunch (Typical food) Professional guide Hotel pickup and drop-off.

 

Flamingo Beach
$100

per night

Get your pulse racing on an exhilarating 5-hour ATV tour from Playa Flamingo, then cool off along the coast. Learn how to operate your ATV, then set off on a fun route, weaving through forest trails, juddering down rainforest tracks and squelching through muddy streams. Then, dive into the warm waters of Costa Rica’s Pacific coast to swim and snorkel among the colorful corals and tropical fish of Flamingo and Brasilito beaches.