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Costa Rica holidays
Discover Costa Rica’s ecosystems,
volcanoes and oceanfront reserves
while staying in some of the country’s
most stylish properties. Experience
pristine nature and primary rainforest
on the remote Osa peninsula, see the
flowing creeks and celebrated birdlife of
the cloud forest and stay by the iconic
Arenal volcano with its hot springs and
lush scenery. End your journey at an
exclusive retreat on the beautiful Pacific
coast of the Nicoya peninsula.
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Fly to San José with British Airways. Transfer to
the Xandari Hotel for 1 night. (N)
Fly to Puerto Jiménez on the tip of the Osa
peninsula, where the Pacific ocean meets the
Golfo Dulce. Transfer to El Remanso Lodge
or Lapa Rios Lodge, set in private rainforest
reserves, for a 3-night stay. (B, D)
At leisure or take an optional excursion
to explore the rainforest and ocean. Self-guided
trails from the lodges allow guests to
experience the natural beauty of the area at
their own pace. (B, L, D)
Fly to San José and transfer to Arenal. Stay for
2 nights at the Nayara Gardens hotel with views
of the volcano. Optional evening excursion to
the hot springs. (B)
Take a tour of Caño Negro with a boat trip on
the Rio Frio. The area is home to an impressive
number of endangered migratory birds, as well
as monkeys, sloths and caimans. (B, L)
Travel by boat and road to Monteverde for a 2-night stay at Senda Monteverde, ideally located just minutes from the famous cloud forest reserve. Take in the views of the tropical gardens and distant Pacific Ocean from the open-air porch of your casita or explore the hotel's network of nature trails to spot roaming coatis or agoutis. (B)
Early morning excursion into the cloud forest to look for the region’s amazing birdlife, including the elusive quetzal. Afternoon at leisure or take optional excursions. (B)
Transfer to the Pacific coast on the Nicoya
peninsula. Relax for 3 nights at Hotel Punta
Islita (partial ocean view room) situated on a
hillside with superb ocean views. (B)
At leisure or enjoy optional excursions and
Transfer by road (approx 5 hours) or fly to
San José, for a return overnight flight to
London with British Airways arriving the
next day. (B) (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
The hotels featured on this tour are among the best in Costa Rica, however they
may not offer the same standard and full range
of facilities as high-end 5-star hotels. Prices are based on the standard category, unless indicated otherwise.
Available on request.
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.
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CRL2020: 11 Nights
The Arenal volcano, until recently one of the world's most active, is surrounded by beautiful scenery...
First designated in 1972, the cloud forest reserve of Monteverde is one of...
The Nicoya Peninsula
Separated from the mainland by the Gulf of Nicoya and surrounded...
Puerto Jimenez Puerto Jimenez is a small town on the northeast tip of the Osa...
San Jose is located in a broad, fertile valley at an altitude of 1,150 metres and...