Day 1: Arrive San Jose
After you arrive and clear customs at the San Jose airport, you'll be met by a private driver for the transfer to Villa San Ignacio.
Upon arrival, you'll have some time to explore Villa San Ignacio, its beautiful gardens, trails, and expansive grounds.
This evening, enjoy a welcome dinner to meet the rest of the group.
Day 2: Arenal Volcano
After breakfast, depart for the Arenal Volcano area.
You'll stop at the Espíritu Santo Coffee Plantation where you'll enjoy a tour of the facilities, as well as a tasting!
After the coffee tour, you'll continue to Arenal, stopping for lunch at a local restaurant. Once you arrive, you'll check in to the Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort. Explore the grounds and the natural hot springs.
Tonight, dinner will be at the resort's restaurant Ave de Paraiso.
Day 3: Arenal Mistico Hanging Bridges, La Fortuna
Departing early in the morning, you'll head for the Arenal Mistico Hanging Bridges. Upon arrival, you'll take a naturalist-guided tour of the trails and hanging bridges.
Enjoy lunch at a local Costa Rican soda.
This afternoon, you'll depart the hotel to La Fortuna for a cooking class and an evening with a local family. You'll assist with preparation and learn about traditional Costa Rican cooking. Later, you'll enjoy the meal with the group.
Day 4: Rainforest, La Fortuna, Manuel Antonio
Rise early and depart for a guided walk of the Arenal Volcano and Rainforest. You'll cross a variety of ecosystems from open valley to tropical rainforest, and lava fields.
Enjoy lunch in La Fortuna with some time to explore the local shops.
After lunch, you'll travel to Manuel Antonio. After you arrive, you'll check in to the Hotel Costa Verde.
Day 5: Wildlife Refuge
Wake up early today and depart for your half-day hike of Manuel Antonio National Park. Explore the incredible trails, stunning beaches, and variety of wildlife.
Take lunch at a restaurant steps from the beach.
Your afternoon today is free! Enjoy a surf lesson, relax on the beach, or enjoy one of the hotel's pools!
This evening, you'll head across the street to Fincas Naturales Wildlife Refuge for a night tour. Explore the variety of reptiles. insects, birds, amphibians and other wildlife that prefer the dark!
Day 6: Quepos
Be ready for an exciting day on the water! You'll be picked up from the hotel early today and taken to the town of Quepos. From here, you'll paddle the coast towards Biesanz Beach, a beautiful secluded beach. You'll stop along the way for fruit, snacks, and a snorkel. Enjoy a Costa Rican lunch after the trip!
This afternoon is yours to do as you wish!
Enjoy a farewell dinner tonight with live music!
Day 7: Departure
Depart for San Jose and your flights home or on to your next destination!