10 Days Discover Costa Rica

10 Days Discover Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a paradise for nature lovers, adrenaline seekers, and beach bums alike. Making it an ideal destination for travellers in their 30s and 40s. Whether you're looking to unwind or seek adventure, Costa Rica has it all. Your journey begins in the capital city of San Jose where you can explore the bustling streets, historic landmarks, and delicious local cuisine. From there, venture to the sloth sanctuary in Puerto Viejo, where you can see these adorable creatures up close and learn about their conservation efforts. Explore Tortuguero National Park, where you can see the lush rainforest, spot exotic wildlife and witness sea turtles nesting on the beach. 

Volcano Arenal is an active volcano surrounded by hot springs and hiking trails.Wind down your trip in the Gulf of Papagayo where you can relax on pristine beaches, indulge in luxurious spas and even play a round of golf. No matter what your travel style is Costa Rica has something to offer for everyone in their 30s and 40s. So pack your bags, grab your sunscreen and get ready to explore this tropical paradise! 

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Accommodations

9 Night twin share hotel

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Activities

Sloth Sanctuary, Snorkeling & hiking in Cahuita, Canals Boat Tour to Tortuguero Nal. Park, Tour to Arenal Hanging Bridges Park

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Airport Transfer

Arrival & Departure transfer included

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Local Tipping

Tipping for accommodation, activities and transport

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Meals

9 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 3 Dinner

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Transportation

Private bus, Boat, Private vehicle

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Itinerary

Day 1
San José
Day 2
Puerto Viejo
Day 3
Puerto Viejo
Day 4
Tortuguero National Park
Day 5
Tortuguero National Park
Day 6
Arenal Volcano
Day 7
Arenal Volcano
Day 8
Gulf of Papagayo
Day 9
Gulf of Papagayo
Day 10
Gulf of Papagayo

Day 01 Welcome to Costa Rica

Welcome to the land of "Pura Vida!" Costa Rica - our representative will be at the airport to help facilitate you on your way to the hotel. If you have some free time and arrive early take a stroll around the city and soak up the lively atmosphere. At 6 pm, we'll have a group meeting where you'll get to meet your fellow travellers and our knowledgeable tour guide. Don't worry; they won't bite, and they'll have plenty of tips and tricks to make your trip unforgettable. After the meeting, we'll head out for an optional welcome dinner. Get ready to feast on some mouth-watering local cuisine and sip on delicious tropical drinks. Don't be surprised if you hear the phrase "Pura Vida" a lot tonight; it's a Costa Rican expression that means "pure life" or "life is good" and it perfectly encapsulates the country's laid-back and friendly vibe. So grab a plate, raise a glass and get ready for an adventure of a lifetime!

Day 02 Visit the Sloth Sanctuary

After breakfast, we'll board our comfortable transport and hit the road. Along the way, we'll pass through lush rainforests, scenic countryside and charming towns providing an opportunity to take in the beauty and diversity of Costa Rica. Our main stop of the day will be the sloth sanctuary, where you'll get to see these fascinating creatures up close and learn about their conservation efforts. The sanctuary is home to various species of sloths, including the rare and endangered maned three-toed sloth. You'll have the opportunity to walk through the sanctuary's gardens and view sloths in their natural habitats. You'll also have the chance to interact with baby sloths, which are simply adorable! After spending some time at the sanctuary, we'll continue our journey to Puerto Viejo. A charming coastal town famous for its stunning beaches, laid-back vibe and delicious Caribbean cuisine. Get ready to relax and soak up the tropical atmosphere as we settle into our accommodations and explore this vibrant town.

Day 03 Snorkeling and hiking in Cahuita National Park.

After breakfast we'll head to Cahuita National Park, a protected area known for its coral reefs and diverse wildlife. Here you'll have the opportunity to snorkel in the crystal-clear waters and discover the colourful marine life, spend the afternoon hiking in the park where you'll have the chance to spot monkeys, sloths and other exotic animals. The park is also home to a stunning coastal trail that winds through lush rainforest and offers breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea. After our adventures in Cahuita, we'll return to Puerto Viejo, where you can spend the afternoon relaxing on the beach, exploring the town's vibrant culture at your own pace, or indulging in some delicious Caribbean cuisine.

Day 04 Tortuguero National Park

Our journey will take us through stunning landscapes and charming towns, giving you a chance to take in the beauty of the country. Arrive at the dock where we'll board a boat to take us to Pachira Lodge our home for the next few days. Along the way, keep an eye out for exotic wildlife like monkeys, toucans and caimans. Once we arrive at Pachira Lodge we'll check-in and have some time to relax and settle in. The lodge is located in the heart of Tortuguero National Park, a protected area known for its sea turtles, birdlife and lush rainforest.

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Day 05 Canal tour of Tortuguero National Park

After breakfast we'll board a boat and take a canal tour of Tortuguero National Park. This will give us a chance to see the park's diverse flora and fauna, including monkeys, sloths, caimans and maybe even see a toucan. The canals are also home to various species of sea turtles which nest on the park's beaches during certain times of the year. Our guide will share interesting facts about the park's ecology, history and wildlife. You'll have plenty of opportunities to take photos and soak up the natural beauty of the park. In the afternoon you can choose to explore the lodge's surroundings, go kayaking, or simply relax by the pool. In the evening we'll regroup for another group dinner at the lodge.

Day 06 Beautiful landscapes and rural communities

Today we'll be saying goodbye to the lush rainforests of Tortuguero National Park and make our way to the stunning Arenal Volcano and La Fortuna. After breakfast, we'll board a boat and travel back to the dock where our transportation will be waiting. We will then make our way to La Fortuna, a charming town located at the base of the Arenal Volcano. Beautiful landscapes and rural communities, giving you a chance to experience the local way of life. Keep an eye out for stunning views of the volcano as we approach La Fortuna. Check-in to our hotel and have some time to relax and settle in. In the afternoon you can choose to explore the town and its surroundings, go on a hike or simply relax at the hotel.

Day 07 Hanging Bridges Park

Today we'll be exploring the stunning Arenal Volcano and its surroundings. After breakfast we'll head to the Arenal Hanging Bridges Park, a beautiful reserve that offers stunning views of the volcano and the surrounding rainforest. The park features a series of hanging bridges that allow you to explore the canopy of the rainforest and get up close to the local flora and fauna. You'll have plenty of opportunities to take photos and soak up the natural beauty of the area. After the tour we'll return to La Fortuna for some free time. In the afternoon, we'll take part in a traditional cooking class with Doña Ligia a 61-year-old community leader who will share her recipes and cooking techniques with us. This is a unique opportunity to learn about the local cuisine and culture and connect with the local community.

Day 08 Resort located on a hill overlooking the Gulf of Papagayo

Today we'll be leaving the beautiful Arenal Volcano and making our way to the stunning Gulf of Papagayo. After breakfast we'll board our transportation and start our journey to the Occidental Papagayo Hotel- our home for the next two nights. We'll pass through beautiful landscapes, rural communities and stunning coastal scenery as we make our way to the hotel. Check-in and have some time to relax and settle in. The Occidental Papagayo Hotel is a beautiful resort located on a hill overlooking the Gulf of Papagayo, offering stunning views of the Pacific Ocean. In the afternoon you can choose to explore the hotel's surroundings, relax at the beach or take part in one of the hotel's many activities. The hotel offers a variety of water sports, including kayaking and paddle boarding as well as yoga and fitness classes.

Day 09 Discover Gulf of Papagayo at your Owen Pace

Today is a free day for you to relax and explore the stunning Gulf of Papagayo. You can choose to spend the day relaxing at the hotel's beach or pool, taking part in one of the many activities offered by the hotel, or explore the surrounding area. The Gulf of Papagayo is known for its stunning beaches, clear waters and lush tropical forests making it the perfect place to unwind and recharge. In the evening we will come together for an optional farewell dinner at the hotel. Where we will have a chance to share our experiences of the trip, exchange contact information and say goodbye to our fellow travellers.

Day 10 Farewell Costa rica

Thank you for choosing to travel to Costa Rica with One World Adventures and we hope you have had a wonderful and unforgettable experience. Safe travels and we hope to see you again soon. Airport transfers are included for the last day of your tour. 

Our Hotels


Hotel Autentico

Auténtico Hotel San José is a charming boutique hotel located in the heart of San José, Costa Rica. The hotel boasts a unique design, blending modern elements with traditional Costa Rican touches. Guests can choose from a variety of rooms, each decorated with vibrant colors and local artwork. The hotel's rooftop terrace offers stunning views of the city skyline and is the perfect place to relax after a day of exploring. The hotel also has a restaurant serving delicious Costa Rican cuisine, using fresh, locally sourced ingredients. The hotel is conveniently located near many of San José's top attractions, including the National Museum, Central Park, and the National Theater.

Hotel Occidental

Hotel Occidental Papagayo is a luxurious resort nestled in the heart of Costa Rica's tropical forests. The hotel offers stunning views of the Gulf of Papagayo and boasts an array of amenities to make guests' stay unforgettable. With four swimming pools, including one for children and one with a swim-up bar, guests can spend their days lounging in the sun or enjoying a refreshing cocktail. The hotel also offers a variety of water sports activities, including kayaking and snorkeling. For those who prefer to stay on land, there are hiking trails and a fitness center to stay active. The resort's restaurants serve a variety of international and local cuisine. The hotel's location is also perfect for exploring the area's natural beauty, including the stunning beaches of Costa Rica's Pacific coast and the nearby Rincon de la Vieja National Park.

Pachira Lodge

Pachira Lodge in Tortuguero National Park, Costa Rica, is the perfect destination for nature lovers and adventure seekers. Nestled in the heart of the jungle, this eco-friendly lodge offers comfortable rooms and amenities that blend seamlessly with the surrounding environment. Guests can wake up to the sounds of howler monkeys and toucans, and explore the nearby canals on a boat tour to spot crocodiles, caimans, and sloths. The lodge also features a swimming pool, a bar, and a restaurant serving delicious local cuisine. After a day of adventure, guests can relax in a hammock on their private balcony and enjoy the stunning views of the rainforest.

Dates


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Monday
08 Jul 2024
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17 Jul 2024
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Monday
29 Jul 2024
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07 Aug 2024
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05 Aug 2024
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14 Aug 2024
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12 Aug 2024
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21 Aug 2024
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23 Sep 2024
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02 Oct 2024
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