Across Costa Rica Honeymoon (10 days)
$3399 per person*
- Manuel Antonio
Welcome to Costa Rica
Your driver will be waiting outside the arrivals terminal with a sign with your names on it. He will then drive you to your hotel in downtown San Jose, Hotel Grano De Oro. Spend the night in this beautiful historical hotel in the heart of the city and get used to being in Costa Rica. Start your romantic honeymoon right with a delicious dinner in the hotel`s fine French restaurant. Overnight Hotel Grano de Oro. Dinner included.
Today you have an early start! A shuttle from Manatus Hotel will pick you up from your San Jose lodgings to begin your journey to Tortuguero National Park on the Caribbean Coast of the country. You leave the city by car, stopping for breakfast en route, but complete the trip in a boat, arriving in time to check in before lunch. In the afternoon you will take a guided tour of the famous canals and visit a local village. Tortuguero is a unique and exotic place. You will feel transported to an ancient time, discovering unexplored places and incredible wildlife. Tortuguero National Park is one of the most varied within Costa Rica`s park system, and has 11 ecological habitats, from high rainforest to herbaceous marsh communities. Fronting the sea is the seemingly endless expanse of beach. Relax and take in the quiet exotic scenery, as you travel through the natural water canals, enjoying the wilderness of its abundant flora and fauna. In the evening you will be invited to join a tour to see turtles nesting (April to October), night tour not included in the honeymoon price. Overnight in the Manatus Hotel. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Wildlife and Waterways
Spend the day relaxing in this amazing location, watching the wildlife come and go, swimming in the pool and kayaking the canals. From the hotel you can paddle for miles in any direction, getting close to the jungle allowing for a quiet and unintrusive view of nature doing its thing. Don`t forget to look up to see the colorful birdlife too. Overnight Manatus Hotel. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Mountain Biking or Horse Riding
This morning you will leave Tortuguero by way of a short scenic flight arriving in La Fortuna, home of the Arenal Volcano, in time to enjoy the day. Check into the luxury Tabacon Grand Spa. The four elements of nature are present in this unique Arenal Volcano luxury hotel and resort, featuring the heat of the volcano, the flowing waters of the hot springs, the pure air of the rainforest and the fertile earth of the of the Fortuna de San Carlos Region. You have the morning to relax then you have the choice of doing either a horse ride or a mountain bike ride.
See the spectacular Arenal Volcano off in the distance and the green countryside as you travel by horseback to see waterfalls near La Fortuna. Cool off in the rushing waters near the waterfall. Ride with an experienced Costa Rican cowboy and practice your Spanish along the way. You get great views of some of the most-beautiful waterfalls near La Fortuna and the Arenal Volcano. The horses are well-maintained and this is an easy-going ride.
The moderate to challenging option takes you along backroads and windy hills as you pass through quaint, little country-side villages with stops at some fun swimming holes to cool off and take a breather. The Arenal Volcano-area is ripe with amazing backroads for some fun rides. You’ll end with a nice snack and swim in a local river. You’ll cover about 16 miles on this picturesque ride.
The alternative option is the perfect tour for beginner to intermediate riders. As you bike along Lake Arenal on a gravel road at the base of the Arenal Volcano, you’ll pass rainforest, rural farmlands and interesting Costa Rica wildlife like different kinds of monkeys, toucans, coatimundis and more! Make a stop for a nice snack and cool off in a river or in Lake Arenal along the way! Overnight Tabacon. Breakfast and hot springs included.
Canyoning in the Jungle
Ther is nothing like a shot of adrenaline as you wake up – more effective than coffee! Today is the Lost Canyon Adventure, down-climbing in a rainforest canyon, and rappelling down a series of waterfalls, climaxing with a 200ft assisted rappel. Enjoy a typical local “casado” lunch before returning to your hotel. In the afternoon enjoy some downtime in the Tabacon Hot Springs, soaking in the therapeutic thermal waters or enjoy a romantic couple’s massage (not included in package price) to compliment your Costa Rica honeymoon. Overnight Tabacon. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Canopy Tour and Hanging Bridges
Sky Trek, Sky Walk, Sky Tram – the complete combo! Discover a birds eye view of the volcano, lake and rainforest as you travel up in open air cable cars to explore the suspended bridges before speeding back down to earth along almost two miles of zip lines. Start with an informative and interesting walk along jungle trails and hanging bridges, with a naturalist guide, and learn all about the flora, fauna, the history and culture of the area. Afterwards ride the open gondola up through the dense rainforest to the unique volcano observation deck. From there you will have great photography opportunities with treetop views of the tropical rainforest. See the jungle from a different perspective and maybe see some different creatures that inhabit it. Return to the ground below by ziplining a series of cables across the tree canopies and canyons. This is an exhilarating fun way to see the rainforest and the beauty of the area. Overnight Tabacon. Breakfast and lunch included.
Time to hit the Beach
After all that adventure it is time to head to the beach for some sun, surf and sea. You will be driven along the scenic route through the hills heading down to sea level. As you get closer to the coast, feel the temperature rise and get ready for some hot lazy days. Check into your hotel, Si Como No Resort, Spa and Wildlife Reserve, which is located on the Central Pacific with lush jungle terraces overlooking the beaches of Manuel Antonio National Park. It`s barefoot luxury with a “pura vida” vibe, offering superb dining and conveniently located for if you wish to explore the town. They even have an adults only pool, a swim up bar, a movie theatre and monkeys in the garden. Overnight Si Como No. Breakfast included.
Paddle Boarding and Surfing
Combine the thrill of surfing, the control of kayaking and the best view of the ocean all into one! You can stand, kneel, sit or lay down on your paddle board while looking out for fish and other marine life. Paddle boarding is perfect for avid adventurers or even first timers looking for a relaxing day at sea. This afternoon you will hit the beach for a private surf lesson with an instructor at the Surf School. Costa Rica is known worldwide for its beautiful beaches perfect for surfing and it is a fun sport to learn. Lessons with a local surf school will make sure that you learn the basics of surfing in a smooth and safe way. The surf lessons are given according to the tides and in an introductory surf lesson you will learn the basics of surfing such as standing, paddling, turning, as well as ocean awareness and surf ethics. Overnight Si Como No. Breakfast included.
This day is yours entirely to enjoy. Spend the day doing another adventure activity, chilling at the pool or lazing on the beach. There are excellent opportunities for sport fishing, diving and sailing tours. You choose how busy you would like to be. Reflect on your Costa Rica honeymoon with one last tropical sunset. Overnight Si Como No. Breakfast included.
Time to head Home
Enjoy your last morning in the hot tropical sun before taking your private transfer San Jose to join your international flight home.
The price for this Costa Rica honeymoon includes the following:
- Accommodation and meals
- 1 night Hotel Grano de Oro, San Jose
- 2 nights Manatus Hotel, Tortuguero,
- 3 nights Tabacon Hotel, La Fortuna
- 3 nights Si Como No Hotel, Manuel Antonio
- Daily breakfast
- 4 lunches
- 4 dinners
- Private ground transfers within Costa Rica
- Domestic flight from Tortuguero to Arenal
- Activities and Adventures
- Canal tour
- Sea Kayaking
- Village Tour
- Horseback riding or mountain biking
- Hot springs
- Hanging bridges
- Zipline canopy tour
- Aerial tramway
- Stand up paddle boarding
- Surfing lessons
**Professional Bilingual Guides will lead you through all activities
*Price is subject to availability and may change depending on seasons.
Thank you for choosing Costa Rica Rios and we wish you a long and happy life together!