Costa Rica Boutique Hotels

11 DAYS – 10 NIGHTS
Itinerary

Boutique hotels at all destinations of this itinerary make this package especially attractive for the demanding traveler. Unique architecture and personalized service add to Costa Rica´s natural attractions.

For more information on this package or any other travel arrangement to Costa Rica please contact us at : reserv@crtteam.com

Costa Rica National Theater/Costa Rica Teatro Nacional
Day 1   Welcome to Costa Rica !!
San José, Costa Rica Night View / Vista Nocturna de San José
  • Arrival to Juan Santamaría International / San Jose Airport. Meet and greet by Costa Rica Representative (CRT) Once clients individually clear official entry procedures they exit the terminal building, where our bilingual tour guide will assist participants with the transfer to your San José boutique hotel and luggage handling.
  • Accommodation at Grano de Oro Hotel or similar.
Parque Morazán, San José / Morazán Park at San José
Day 2   San José - Irazú Volcano - Turrialba
Visit at Irazú Volcano / Visita al Volcán Irazú
  • After breakfast, you will be picked up by our guide and driver and get ready for a full day of sightseeing. The drive to the Irazú Volcano will take about 1.5 hours.   The summit is near tree line, and the wind and volcanic activity conspire to give it the effect of a moonscape.  After visiting this impressive place, you will continue on to Turrialba. This ride will take you through various different life zones and natural habitats of the tropics. Check into your boutique hotel and enjoy the rest of the night surrounded by tropical gardens. Casa Turire makes you remember a beautiful house located in a farm during the colonial time. Located at in the heart of the green and agricultural region of Turrialba, this beautiful place is bordered by La Angostura Lake .
  • Accommodation at Casa Turire or similar.
Tour Monumento Nacional Guayabo / Guayabo National Monument Tour
Day 3   Turrialba – Puerto Viejo, Limón
Azania bungalows at Puerto Viejo, Limón
  • After breakfast, we will drive you to take the tour to the fascinating Guayabo National Monument: ancient stone carvings of alligator and jaguar gods, ingeniously engineered, Pre-Columbian aqueducts where water still flows and paved roads receding into a lush rainforest-all hint to Costa Rica´s mysterious past  civilizations…After lunch, private transfer to the Caribbean side of our country… Not only will you drive through beautiful countryside, but you will be passing along banana, pineapple, papaya and ornamental plants farms all along the way…
  • Accommodation at Cariblu Hotel or similar.
Snorkeling Tour at Cahuita / Tour de Snorkeling en Cahuita
Day 4   Day at Puerto Viejo
Puerto Viejo Beach at the Caribbean Coast / Playa de Puerto Viejo, Costa Caribe
  • Breakfast at the lodge and then snorkeling tour at Cahuita National Park: The coral reefs along the Caribbean coast are home to countless colorful fish and other sea life. Rest of the day at leisure to relax and to explore the area
  • Accommodations at Cariblu Hotel or similar.
Alma Ata Museum at SarapiquiS Rainforest Lodge
Day 5   Puerto Viejo - Sarapiquí
Pool at SarapiquiS Rainforest Lodge / Piscina en SarapiquiS Rainforest Lodge
  • Leaving Puerto Viejo behind, we will be driving you back to the West, enjoying again some of the sights you had on your way to the coast. Check in at your hotel and then, the rest of the evening and night at leisure 
  • Accommodations at Sarapiqui´s Rainforest Lodge or similar.
Tirimbina Chocolate Tour / Tour de Chocolate
Day 6   Morning at Sarapiquí-Arenal
Arenal Volcano Tour / Tour del Volcán Arenal
  • Today you will join the Chocolate Tour first thing in the morning: you will discover the marvels of one of the favorite foods of human kind: chocolate. A guided walk across a suspension bridge is also included. Then, we will pick you up at your boutique hotel after you have checked out and take a short drive to the Corsicana Farm for the Pineapple Tour: here the guide will take you to the active operating Corsicana pineapple farm for a very interesting talk about the history and cultivation of this product. Then, drive again through beautiful sceneries all the way to the Arenal Volcano National Park area. Check into your hotel and the rest of the day is free to explore the area and to enjoy the magnificent volcano view!
  • Accommodation at Arenal Kioro Hotel or similar.
Day  7   At Arenal-Canopy Tour
  • After Breakfast at the hotel, get ready for another high light of Costa Rica’s attractions. A canopy adventure awaits you to enjoy the roof tops of tropical trees and forest. Then relax viewing all of the Arenal Volcano area riding the Sky Tram. After such adventures, relax and sip on an exotic drink at the hot water pools. Rest of the day at leisure
  • Accommodation at Arenal Kioro Hotel or similar.
Day  8  Arenal Volcano – Manuel Antonio
  • The drive from the Arenal Area towards the Pacific Coast will once again take you through a variety of tropical landscapes and offers beautiful views and insights into Costa Rica’s natural diversity. This route offers plenty of opportunities for stops to enjoy local dishes and drinks. After you have checked into your hotel you might feel like walking along the warm waters of the Pacific.
  • Accommodations at Hotel Si Como No or similar.
Day  9  Manuel Antonio
Wetbar at the Hotel / Wetbar del Hotel
  • A visit to Manual Antonio National Park and it’s beautiful beaches is an excellent way to highlight your stay in Costa Rica. Tropical flora and fauna offers memorable impressions and photo material. Enjoy the day at the beach or by the pool of your boutique hotel.
  • Accommodations at Hotel Si Como No or simila.
Beach at the Manuel Antonio National Park / Playa en el Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio
Day 10  Manuel Antonio – San José
National Museum / Museo Nacional
  • Enjoy the morning at the beach or by the pool of your hotel. In the afternoon, we will transfer you back to San José. Check in at your hotel in San José and if there is still some time left, you can go ahead for last minute souvenirs.
  • Accommodation at Grano de Oro Hotel or similar.
Day 11  Hasta Pronto Costa Rica !!
We Deliver Costa Rica CRT Logo
  • Breakfast at the hotel then depart  on  Private transfer from your hotel to the airport to take your flight back home.
  • According to the International Airport requirements all passengers should be at airport at least 3 hours before departure flight time for safety and check in procedures.

Hasta Pronto COSTA RICA !!

 

Package Information

Rates* per person in US Dollars/ Minimum 2 participants

Valid  Valid

Single Supplement

per person

Double Occupancy/ Per Person

January 30th  to November 30th, 2013

$926.00

$2454.00

*Rates do not apply for Easter week, Christmas or New Year´s Eve

Accommodations:

  •  Two (2) night accommodation in standard room at Grano de Oro Hotel or similar.
  •  One (1) night accommodation in standard room at Casa Turire or similar
  •  Two (2) night accommodation in standard room at Cariblu Hotel or similar
  •  One (1) night accommodation in standard room at Sarapiqui´s Rainforest Lodge or similar
  •  Two (2) night accommodation in standard room at Arenal Kioro or similar
  •  Two (2) night accommodation in superior room at Hotel Si Como No or similar
  •   Hotel taxes (13% sales)

Transportation:

  •  Private transfer airport-hotel in San José-airport
  •  Private transfer San José-Irazú Volcano nacional Park-Turrialba (guided)*
  •  Regular (shared) transfers around Turrialba for the Guayabo Tour
  •  Private transfer Turrialba-Puerto Viejo
  •  Regular (shared) Private transfer Puerto Viejo Cahuita for the snorkeling tour and back
  •  Private transfer Puerto Viejo-Sarapiquí
  •  Private transfers around Sarapiquí for the Chocolate and Pineapple Tours
  •  Private transfer Sarapiquí-Arenal Volcano National Park area
  •  Regular (shared) transfer for the canopy tour in Arenal
  •  Private transfer Arenal-Manuel Antonio
  •  Regular (shared) transfer for the Manuel Antonio National Park Tour and back
  •  Private transfer Manuel Antonio-San José
  • *This is the only private guided service. Regular guides apply for regular tours. All others private transfers are van & driver only

Activities:

  •  Irazú Volcano
  •  Guayabo National Monument (from Turrialba)
  •  Snorkeling & walking (hiking) tour to Cahuita National Park
  •  Chocolate Tour (Sarapiquí)
  •  Pineapple Tour at Corsicana Farm (Sarapiquí)
  •  Canopy Tour in the Arenal Volcano area
  •  Sky Tram Tour in the Arenal Volcano area
  •  Manuel Antonio National Park Tour

Meals:

Day 01: No meals,  Day 02: Breakfast  Day 03: Breakfast, lunch Day 04: Breakfast, lunch Day 05: Breakfast  Day 06: Breakfast, lunch  Day 07: Breakfast  Day 08: Breakfast Day 09: Breakfast Day 10: Breakfast Day 11: No meals.  Meal taxes (13% sales + 10% service)

NOT INCLUDED:

  • The $26.00 airport departure tax, payable in Colones or US Dollars
  • Meals or activities not indicated on the itinerary
  • Rates are conditioned to gasoline surcharges if applicable and are subject to change without previous notice.

General Cancellation & No Show policies

  • CRT will refund 100% for cancellations made in writing and received at least 31 days prior to client’s arrival.
  • Cancellations of services received 30 days or less before arrival date are non-refundable and must be paid in full. No shows will be charged in full.