Mountains & Sand Luxury Getaway

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$3,395 per person

Based on 2-4 person, adult occupancy
Itinerary includes all items as listed
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Trip Summary

Excellent for couples and families alike, this luxurious getaway combines both rainforest adventure and island relaxation. Visit the Arenal Volcano where you will zipline through the canopy of the rainforest, hike to the extraordinary Celeste River, soak in natural hot springs or spend an afternoon at the spa. Next, fly to the remote island of Bastimentos off the coast of Panama for four days of peace and tranquility at an all-inclusive eco-lodge. Sea kayak or fish the waters in front of your bungalow or head out by boat to snorkel or scuba off the coast of Zapatilla Island. Whatever your preference, this itinerary is the getaway of a lifetime!

Trip Itinerary

Day 1:

Arrive San Jose, Costa Rica. Private transportation will transfer you to your hotel.

Accommodations: Locally owned, artistic hotel, just minutes from the airport

Day 2:

Travel to Arenal in the morning (private transportation provided). Afternoon: Zipline the highest, longest and safest cables in all of Costa Rica! Evening: Relax in the thermal pools of a private hot springs resort.

Accommodations: Boutique Countryside Hotel

Day 3:

Full day guided tour to Rio Celeste, a unique river flowing from the flanks of the Tenorio Volcano with surreal blue water. Hike to waterfalls and swimming holes and even a natural hot springs.

Accommodations: Boutique Countryside Hotel

Day 4:

Explore the canopy of the rainforest as you walk suspension bridges early in the morning in search of rainforest wildlife. Look out for Howler monkeys, sloth or any number of bird species. Afternoon: Walk the trails along the flanks of the Arenal Volcano and, with luck, see the volcano in action spitting lava and plumes of smoke from its crater.

Accommodations: Boutique Countryside Hotel

Day 5:

Get up early to travel back to the capital for your afternoon flight to Bocas del Toro, Panama. Upon your arrival, you will be picked up by boat and head to Bastimentos Island to settle in to your luxurious bungalow overlooking the sea.

Accommodations: Beachfront Bungalow

Day 6:

Relax and kick your feet up after your rainforest adventure in Costa Rica and spend the whole day relaxing in front of your private bungalow. Take out a sea kayak, catch a fish, or relax in a hammock with your favorite book.

Accommodations: Beachfront Bungalow

Day 7:

Today is a day for island hopping. Spend the morning in search of dolphins at Dolphin Bay then hop in the water to snorkel the reef off the coast of Zapatilla Island.

Accommodations: Beachfront Bungalow

Day 8:

Take an excursion of your choice today. Scuba dive or snorkel the surrounding reefs or take a guided walk to the nearby village of Salt Creek where you can meet members of the Guaymi indigenous tribe and learn about their way of life.

Accommodations: Beachfront Bungalow

Day 9:

Take a morning boat back to Bocas Island for your flight back to San Jose. Spend the afternoon shoping the markets of the city or visit one of the local museums. Enjoy your last evening in the country dining on fine food and salsa dancing with the locals.

Accommodations: Locally owned, artistic hotel, just minutes from the airport

Day 10:

Early morning transfer to the airport for your return flight home.