Costa Rica Romantic Getaway
A true relaxing getaway for the couple looking for a romantic break in paradise. Starting from £2,600 per person (14 nights) (DBL occupancy) San Jose/Osa/Arenal/Manuel Antonio
Day 1: Fly to the San Jose International airport (SJO). As soon as you step off the aircraft you will be met by one of our representatives, where your itinerary will be explained and any questions you have will be answered. The representative will provide you with a pouch that contains vouchers and information about your trip. From the airport you will be privately transported to Hotel Grano de Oro. The Grano de Oro is part of the small distinguished 7 hotels in Costa Rica and is located within 15 minutes of the airport in a quiet neighborhood in downtown San Jose close to the center of town. It offers some of the best cuisine by the their award winning French Chef and a colonial Costa Rican feel with some modern touches throughout.
Day 2: Wake up and enjoy a great breakfast in the garden of the hotel, you would not know you are in the centre of town. You will be transported to the local airstrip where you will take a short flight south towards the Panama/Costa Rica border to the town of Puerto Jiminez. Here you will drive to the Luxury eco-lodge called Lapa Rios. Set in a private nature reserve spread over 1,000 acres of Central America’s last remaining lowland tropical rainforest in Costa Rica, Lapa Rios Eco lodge overlooks the pristine point where the Golfo Dulce meets the wild Pacific Ocean, making it the destination that matches every one’s idea of paradise. If you are looking to see nature at its wildest and untouched by man then Lapa Rios and the Osa are for you. Includes: Deluxe ocean view bungalow. 3 extraordinary meals daily- non alcoholic beverages and taxes. 3 guided tours: Rainforest waterfall hike, horseback riding and Osa trails jungle hike.
Day 3 – 4: Either relax in your Ocean View bungalow with a great book in the hammock or take the jungle for some of the adventures that await you at Lapa Rios: Rainforest waterfall hike, horseback riding and Osa trails jungle hike.
Day 5 : Wake up to the sounds of the Parrots outside and Monkey’s howling, yes you are still in paradise and not back in sunny blighty!!! After breakfast you will be taken to the airstrip where you take the scenic route the Arenal volcano over the Central mountain regions of San Jose and up to Arenal. Once at the airstrip you will be privately transported to the luxury resort at the foot of the volcano known as the Lost Iguana Resort. The Lost Iguana is one of Arenal’s newest hotels and is setting the standard with regards to turning rustic comfortable into rustic luxury.Situated on 100 acres of private reserve and with direct views of the volcano, the hotel offers guests everything they need from an Arenal Hotel.
Day 6-7: Wake and go to bed with the spectacular view of one of Central America’s most active Volcanoes, but do not worry you are safe. Maybe decide to enjoy a hike of the Volcano and visit the Tabacon hot springs which are famous for their naturally heated volcano mineral pools, believe us when we say you will not want to get out!!!
Day 8: Wake up late and enjoy a quiet leisurely breakfast with the volcano at every turn. Then you will be transported to Arenal Airstrip where you will fly along the Pacific Coast down to the Central Pacific’s tropical paradise of Manuel Antonio. Manuel Antonio is where you will find tropical rainforest hitting white sanded beaches. The rainforests are full of monkey’s sloth’s, iguana’s and other such creatures. Here you will stay at another small distinguished hotel called Makanda by the Sea. Makanda has been built in balance with its natural surroundings. Using nature as the backdrop, the contemporary architecture’s openness allows the rich tropical flora to become a part of the living environment. There are 11 luxury air conditioned villas on the complex and all are decorated in a Costa Rican fashion with magnificent views of the surrounding rainforest and ocean.
Day 9- 12: Remember you are in Paradise!! At Makanda by the sea breakfast is delivered to the room every morning so that you may sit on the porch and enjoy as the monkey’s come looking!! The views of the rainforest and the Pacific Ocean below are fabulous. While in Manuel Antonio you will visit the National Park and do a tour of the park with a guide who will use his expertise to point out animals of interest that you and me cannot see. Makanda also offers some great cuisine and a wonderful pool overlooking the Ocean.
Day 13: Take a late afternoon flight back to San Jose before your International Flight back to the UK. You will fly to San Jose and then transported to the Grano de Oro for your last night.
Day 14: Privately transfer to San Jose international airport and have a safe flight home.
The total cost of your Costa Rica Holiday will be from £2,600* per person (double occupancy)
*Prices are subject to change without notice and are based on an exchange rate of 1GBP to 1.5USD. The price you are quoted by our Travel Consultants will be 100% accurate based on the exact time of your inquiry. Price per person, double occupancy accommodation and includes domestic transportation, hotel accommodation, tours and all taxes and charges. International airfare is not included.