8 Day itinerary in Costa Rica, Central America & Caribbean

Luxury Honeymoon in Paradise

A honeymoon is the most incredible and awaited trip of any loving couple, during this trip you will live a week where you will not worry about anything more than creating indelible memories during the first trip for a lifetime. You will know unmissable regions of Costa Rica such as Arenal and Manuel... Read More

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San José

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Visit markets

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You will sleep between splendid waterfalls where you can hike in the mornings


Private hot springs in your room terrace with spectacular views of the Arenal volcano


Romantic dinner by the river, hike through the rainforest, snorkeling with colorful fish


Relaxing days on an exclusive white sand beach and crystal clear waters


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Day 1

place Welcome to Costa Rica!

Upon arrival at the Juan Santamaría International Airport, our representative will be waiting for you in the departure area, to welcome you and take you to the capital city. Your luxurious and elegant Hotel Grano de Oro is located in the center of the capital, San José, many of the main attractions of San José are within 10 walking distance. Relax with a cool drink in the hotel bar or take a walk through the lively center of San José, depending on your arrival time, it is also worth visiting the National Museum in the afternoon or having a coffee in the beautiful National Theater The hotel's tour desk can organize visits to museums, theaters, and coffee plantations.


  • Luxury: Hotel Grano De Oro
Day 2

place Rainforest immersion and Romance

After breakfast, your transfer will be waiting for you to take you to the next destination Bajos del Toro Today you can breathe in and relax in this heavenly oasis! You must schedule the following tours that are included: mystic hike and plant a tree activity.

Meals: Breakfast


  • Luxury: El Silencio Lodge & Spa
Day 3

place Experiences in Bajos del Toro

After enjoying your breakfast, get ready to explore beautiful nature. The morning will be the perfect opportunity to experience the cloud forest; on a pleasant guided walk through the garden of magic knots, the hidden paths that embrace the elements of nature, and the hummingbird garden. In the afternoon, explore some of the options * that this paradise has to offer: Coffee Tasting: Learn about the history, the social impact, the varieties, and the diverse cultivation methods of the coffee made in Costa Rica; And of course, delight your palate with this exquisite drink. Bajo del Toro Waterfall: A challenging hike to the base of a 400-foot waterfall that plunges into an extinct volcanic crater. Enjoy the sounds of tropical birds and howler monkeys as you hike the steep forest path. Take the time to rest and enjoy the breathtaking views from different sites along the way. Make sure you have enough room in your camera for the countless photos you will take here. Typical cart decoration: The traditional decoration of the Costa Rican cart, or La Carreta, involves beautiful mandalas of patterns inspired by nature. Learn how to create these colorful designs with the true local masters and take home a work of art to remember your wonderful experience in Costa Rica. Sarchí el Camino de las Carretas: The colorful city of Sarchí is known as the cradle of one of the most famous crafts in the country, the traditional ox cart, recognized by UNESCO as an example of world cultural heritage. Local artisans continue the legacy, transferring their knowledge from generation to generation, transforming them into authentic pieces of practical art, perfect for the special gift or travel souvenir. * Activities not included in the budget. In the evening, enjoy a romantic evening by the river.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner


  • Luxury: El Silencio Lodge & Spa
Day 4

place The Land of Volcanoes

Early in the morning, your transfer will be waiting for you at the front desk to take you to the next destination the  Land of Volcanoes, La Fortuna. Generally known simply as La Fortuna, the town of La Fortuna de San Carlos is the gateway to the magnificent Arenal Volcano.  La Fortuna de San Carlos is located in the province of Alajuela and connects the Arenal Volcano area with the cloud forest of Monteverde and Santa Elena and the northern lowlands of the country.  La Fortuna, a charming and quiet town offers spectacular scenery of Arenal, one of the most beautiful volcanoes in Costa Rica.

Meals: Breakfast


  • Luxury: Amor Arenal
Day 5

place Arenal Volcano Expedition

You will be picked up at the hotel lobby to start the day with a 3.5 km hike through solidified volcanic lava and primary forest trails that will take you to the El Silencio lookout point with extraordinary views of Lake Arenal and the Lava Flows from the 1968 eruption. Around 11:30 a.m. you will be taken to the second point of interest La Catarata Río Fortuna, famous for its 70 meters high waterfall. There you can take a light swim in its cold water, afterwards near Fortuna you will have a delicious lunch. The visit to the Hanging Bridges, through a trail through the forest and elevated bridges over the treetops, in a 3km circuit with 15 impressive hanging and stationary bridges.

Guide: Included for the day

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


  • Luxury: Amor Arenal
Day 6

place Central Pacific Manuel Antonio

The adventure continues towards our Pacific coast. After an energizing breakfast, they head towards Manuel Antonio The route will guide you to the southern waterfront, passing by the Tárcoles River, Herradura, Jacó, Parrita, Quepos, and finally Manuel Antonio. This corner of the country offers four virgin beaches next to the green tropical jungle, with natural pools of seawater with crustaceans, even species of monkeys, and impressive panoramic views. Manuel Antonio National Park is a spectacular vacation destination. In addition, they can enjoy a number of outdoor activities.

Meals: Breakfast


  • Luxury: Arenas Del Mar Beachfront & Rainforest Resort
Day 7

place Snorkeling at Bisaenz Beach

After a delicious breakfast, you will be picked up at your hotel and headed to Biesanz Beach. You will swim for approximately 1 hour, you can observe uncountable marine birds and their nesting grounds. Halfway through your trip, you will stop at a beautifully hidden bay - Biesanz Bay - to rest; you can snorkel on this secluded coastline or just have a rest. Water visibility depends on the season. You are most likely to spot parrotfish, starfish, angelfish, and if you are lucky a sea turtle or two! This challenging Manuel Antonio tour allows you to discover stunning examples of nature, above and below the ocean’s surface; from pelicans to flying fish, you can see it all! Upon returning to the beach, you’ll head back to base camp to enjoy a little conversation over a delicious homemade meal.

Guide: Included for the day

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


  • Luxury: Arenas Del Mar Beachfront & Rainforest Resort
Day 8

place Back to San Jose

Good Morning, enjoy your last breakfast with the beautiful ocean view.  Take your time today to enjoy the fascinating diversity of the country before you are driven back to Juan Santamaria Airport.

Meals: Breakfast

What’s Included

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  • Hotel Grano De Oro
  • El Silencio Lodge & Spa
  • Amor Arenal
  • Arenas Del Mar Beachfront & Rainforest Resort

Meals expand_less

  • Breakfast (7)
  • Dinner (1)
  • Lunch (2)

Transport expand_less

  • Private Transfer from Juan Santamaria Airport to Hotel Grano de Oro
  • Private transfer from San Jose to Bajos del Toro
  • Private transfer from Bajos del Toro to La Fortuna
  • Private transfer from La Fortuna to  Manuel Antonio
  • Private transfer from Manuel Antonio to Juan Santamaria Airport (SJO)

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  • Sunset romantic dinner in Silencio Lodge
  • Arenal Volcano National Park guided visit  + La Fortuna Waterfall and Hanging Bridges
  • Snorkeling at Biesanzs Beach

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  • Optional tours are not included.
  • Meals not specified in the itinerary .
  • Alcoholic beverages.
  • Extras in hotels (laundry, phone calls, room service, etc.)
  • Personal expenses, Gratuities.
  • National Park Entrance fee not included in the itinerary.

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