Happy Birthday Costa Rica! 7 Night Volcano and Caribbean Beach Trip with Air, Car Rental from $499! Save up to $300 pp WOW!

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Package Includes:

  • Round Trip Flights Ft. Lauderdale-San Jose.Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices.
  • All applicable taxes and fees
  • 7 nights accommodations at the following hotels:
  • Economy Automatic Car Rental for Duration of Trip
  • Daily Breakfast at all hotels (upgrades may vary)
  • 3 nights in La Fortuna, adjacent to the Arenal Volcano. The eco adventure hub of the destination, enjoy your time here exploring the rainforest, hiking, whitewater rafting, or relaxing in the local hot springs. San Bosco Inn is conveniently located in towm, close to charming local restuarants, bars, and shopping. Take advantage of complimentary access to the Hot Springs at their sister resort, Volcano Lodge and Springs during your stay.
  • 3 nights in Puerto Viejo, on the southern Caribbean Coast. Famous for its surfing beaches, abundant wildlife and unique cultural blends, Puerto Viejo is the perfect spot to continue exploring both the land and sea environements that make Costa Rica so special. Escape Caribeno offers private bungalows with air conditioning and an on site pool to enjoy during your stay.
  • 1 night in San Jose, where the conveniently located Hotel Fleur de Lys combines victorian charm with easy proximity to San Jose's museums and restaurants
  • Enhance your Experience! Customize your trip with a variety of upgraded accommodations. Our superior package from just $149 more per person includes Montana De Fuego (Onsite hot springs and included local farm tour & Bird watching), Terrazas Del Caribe (fully equipped apartments with large terraces, plus bike rentals.(no breakfast here)), and the charming Studio Hotel in San Jose. Or opt for the Deluxe Package with Volcano Lodge & Gardens (Great onsite Hot springs) Lomas Del Caribe (Private villa w/Pool No breakfast here) & Gran Hotel Costa Rica From Only $329 per person whole 7 nights..
  • Fantastic savings on popular excursions!! From $39-$59 add on to your adventure with Sloth Tours, Volcano Hikes, Canopy Tours, Snorkeling, and More!

Special Features:

  • Valid with Air from Ft. Lauderdale/Miami for Select Departures from Sept 19, 2021-Jun 25, 2022. Be flexible to get the lowest rates, Holiday weeks, including Christmas, New Years, and Easter, as well as school breaks will have surcharges
  • Sample rates displaying above are for the travel period represented. Sample air/hotel packages above include accommodation plus round trip air for travel during the noted time period under departure dates. Due to air city tax fluctuations, final display price will reflect an increased cost from the advertised base rate of $8-$24 per person depending on departure city. Package prices are per person, based upon double occupancy. Package prices vary by date, departure city, and availability. Package prices include taxes and fees unless otherwise noted. Offers are subject to availability and may be discontinued without notice. Additional restrictions and blackout dates may apply. Baggage charges and allowances vary by carrier and can change frequently. Most major carriers are charging a fee for all checked bags the price per bag can range from $25 - $50 per bag and more if the bag is over 40 LBS. Some airlines, including Spirit Airlines, are charging a fee for carry-on bag as well as pre assigned seats. Clients must check with their airline for the most current baggage information. If taking a rental car Insurance is Not included and may be mandatory and can range from $20 - $30 a day. Departure Taxes (If Applicable) are not included. Jamaica resort tax $4 per night not included. Costa Rica hotel tax not included in all hotels.* Covid policy - Even though we are not charging any change fees you will still be liable if the airline or hotel rates change or if the airline has change fees. We will not be charging a fee on the land but some airline carriers have tickets policies that are non refundable.

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    Safari Float at the Penas Blancas River : From Arenal Area Hotels Day #2 15 Dec 2020 - 14 Dec 2021     $79
    15 Dec 2021 - 14 Dec 2022     $79
    Experience the peacefulness of the forest traveling on the Peñas Blancas River with the opportunity to observe many different animals such as monkeys, sloth, iguanas, tortoises, crocodiles and numerous bird species. Our boat doesn’t use a motor so that you can enjoy the sounds of nature as we paddle down the river offering you the best opportunity to take photos. You will be accompanied by an experienced naturalist guide who will explain many fascinating details about the trees, plants, birds and animals. This tour, which includes a stop for beverages and tropical fruits, takes only a half day and is especially designed for people with a limited amount of time. Departure time: 8:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Included: Bilingual naturalist guide, transportation in an A/C bus, lifejacket, beverages and fruits. What to bring: Light, comfortable clothing, sandals or tennis shoes, binoculars, camera, sunscreen lotion and insect repellent. (Transportation Surcharges from the following hotels Linda Vista, Chachagua Rainforest, Lost Iguana & Tilajari)
    Canopy Tour + Rappel (Montana Tours): Without Transfers Day #2 14 Apr 2020 - 15 Dec 2022     $45
    Departure: Aprox times: 7:45 Am/ 10:30 AM/13:00. - This tour does not provide transfers. One of the main attractions in Fortuna is to take a Canopy Tour. You will enjoy different platforms where you can see the impressive Canyon of the Arenal River and the extraordinary flora and fauna of the rain forest. You will have the opportunity to see the three kinds of monkeys that live in this zone, toucans, hummingbird and sloths. Fly high over the canopy of the rain forest and feel what adrenaline means for nature lovers. Include: guide and equipment, cool drinks. Recommendations: long pants, hiking shoes, sun block. Restrictions apply for children under 5 years old.
    Arenal Tubing Tour: (Montana Tours) Without Transfers Day #2 14 Apr 2020 - 15 Dec 2022     $45
    It is only 5 minutes drive from the main reception to the river canyon. Best things to do at the Arenal Volcano. After 5 minutes walk through the forest we arrive to the Maleku Village at the botton of the Arenal River. Natives will perform a 20 minutes introduction to their culture, medice and trditions. After, we will take to tubs and hike 10 minutes till get to the river, where we will enjoy the tubing adventure and have a short briefing about security. After a short walk, we arrive at the foot of the river, where the tubing starts. Then everyone gets his proper rafting “tube” to make the adrenaline in your body seek its way out, while you have to navigate through Arenal River crystal clear rapids. Afterwards we go to the changing rooms and get back to Go Adventure base to continue with your next adventure. Departure Time: 9:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m. Morning & Afternoon Tour Time: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM Rain or Shine Where to meet: Go Adventure Park, Arenal Volcano. Also we pick you up at any Hotel near the region for free. Just let us take care of you. What to wear: Any clothes and shoes that can get wet. Crocs or sandals with a backstrap are best but any sandals are acceptable except flip flops. What to bring: We recommend bringing sunscreen, water, and a hat and waterproof camera if you have one. You can bring your own small cooler if you like. Important: Please plan on arriving at least 15 minutes prior to the start time of the tour as we do start on time.
    Cooking Class (Sunset Tours)-Self Drive Day #2 14 Apr 2020 - 15 Dec 2021     $59
    16 Dec 2021 - 15 Dec 2022     $59
    Learn to prepare and serve an authentic Costa Rican meal with an experienced Costa Rican cook in a beautiful setting, surrounding by nature. This unforgettable activity is approximately 2 hours in length and is ideal for couples, families and groups of friends. INCLUDES Authentic Costa Rican cook/instructor Bilingual tour guide Refreshing natural drink (beer, wine and other drinks can be purchased at an additional cost) Lunch or Dinner 2 Hours Authentic Costa Rican Cooking class Recipes used in the cooking class
    Arenal Volcano (Sunset Tours) Hike- Self Drive Day #2 14 Apr 2020 - 15 Dec 2022     $49
    Historical and naturalist tour This tour starts at 3pm, this activity offers a combination of the history of the Arenal Volcano and its active lava around 90’s and an enjoyable walk through the astonishing rain forest. During 2 hours our experienced bilingual naturalist guides will transmit their knowledge about the biodiversity of flora and fauna of the Arenal area. Total duration: 3 hours / Departure: 3pm INCLUDES • Transportation • Bilingual naturalist guide (Spanish-English) • Drinks • Local fruit WHAT TO BRING • Comfortable clothes • Closed shoes • Waterproof clothes or poncho • Camera • Binoculars • Sunscreen • Ecological insect repellent Pick Up from Zone 1. Zone 2 & 3 Self Drive to the following locations: Villas Ecological Hotel 2:45pm Magic Mountain Hotel 3pm Los Lagos Hotel Resort & Spa 3:10pm Montaña de Fuego Hotel 3:15pm
    White Water Rafting Half Day Class II-III on Rio Balsa : From Arenal Area Hotels Day #3 15 Dec 2020 - 14 Dec 2021     $79
    15 Dec 2021 - 14 Dec 2022     $79
    The northern zone of Costa Rica is blessed with the most beautiful landscapes and incredible rivers for rafting. With an excellent level of water throughout the year “Balsa River" will allow you to enjoy the best rafting experience if you're novice, if you are an expert you will enjoy it the most, thanks to its beautiful surroundings, challenging rapids and good waves that may request you a good maneuver from time to time. Best of all: just 30 minutes from your hotel in La Fortuna. Our experienced, professional bilingual guides will give a safety speech and instruction for adventure on the river, then we will equip you up with life jackets, helmets and ready for fun... There are many possibilities to see at a lot of wildlife, including monkeys, iguanas, sloths and many tropical birds such as ospreys, hawks, kingfishers, orioles and toucans. Definitely a unique day to combine adventure and nature. We have a saying in Jacamar Naturalist Tours: just live it! Includes: Transportation, guides & safety kayaker, tropical fruits, Best Lunch in town & a real exclusive, small group tour experience. What to bring: Comfortable clothes to get wet in, water shoes & dry clothes for after the trip. Departure time: 10:30am (Depending of your hotel). Children must over 9 years old. For people in regular physical shape. Photographer service available. (Transportation Surcharges from the following hotels Linda Vista, Chachagua Rainforest, Lost Iguana & Tilajari)
    HorseBacking Tour-departure times of 8:30am and 1:30pm (Montana Tours): Without Transfers Day #3 14 Apr 2020 - 15 Dec 2022     $45
    Riding professional-trained horses, you can choose to tour one of the two different circuits through trails in the jungle, crossing crystal clear rivers and enjoying spectacular views of the San Carlos plains and the volcano. Enjoy Horseland, the paradise of horses, where animals are the most happy world and it is our commitment to the best maintenance and animal treatment. River Trail Horse: An unstoppable adventure where entering the river the level of the water increases, making the adventure even more exciting, but you don't worry, your horse is equipped with special float that doesn't affect the operation engine... Volcano Ride: Feel the thrill of discovering volcanic formations and lava roads, from a viewpoint that will fill you with peace. ENJOY THE THRILL OF THIS TOUR BETWEEN LAVA, JUNGLE AND WATER! Safety equipment and elements: Helmet and horses very well trained. You don't need experience Hours: 8:00 am / / 1:00 pm. What to wear: Long pants, T-shirt, tennis shoes, camera, repellent, blocker
    Arenal Sloth Tour- (Sunset Tours) Self Drive Day #3 14 Apr 2020 - 15 Dec 2022     $45
    Naturalist tour In this tour you will learn many interesting facts about sloths including details like their habits, diet and habitats and you will realize how magnificent this animal is. On the secondary forest trail you will have a unique experience close to the two and three toed sloths. Also, you can learn about other species of flora and fauna in La Fortuna, Arenal, taking advantage of the wide biodiversity we have in this area. The activity lasts approximately 1.5 hours. Includes a visit to a local school sponsored by JET SET. Total Duration: 3 hours Opening Hours: 9am WHAT DOES IT INCLUDE: Bilingual naturalist guide (Spanish-English) Drinks Lunch at the local restaurant WHAT TO BRING: Comfortable clothes Closed shoes Raincoat or poncho Camera Binoculars Sunscreen Ecological insect repellent Self Drive please arrive at the following location: Address: Hotel Arenal Palace 142, Provincia de Alajuela, San Carlos 2479 1771 https://maps.app.goo.gl/szgSKS7MuY9eeF4k9
    La Fortuna Waterfall Hike (Sunset Tours)- Self Drive Day #3 10 Jul 2019 - 15 Dec 2021     $49
    16 Dec 2021 - 15 Dec 2022     $49
    We will take to a journey towards the Waterfalls. Then, we will begin our hike down with handrails through a wonderful rain forest until we reach the cascading pool. Here you might consider going swimming into these cold waters or rest on the several rock outcroppings found along the river banks. While relaxing yourselves in this place, you are welcomed to enjoy the surrounding tropical rain forest which provides a breathtaking natural setting with the majestic waterfalls on the background. Duration tour: 2.5 hours / Departure: 1pm INCLUDES • Round trip transportation • Naturalist guide • Entrance fee • Beverages WHAT TO BRING? • Comfortable clothing • Hiking boots • Binoculars • Camera • Sunscreen • Ecological insect repellent • Swimming suit • Waterproof clothes or poncho
    Chocolate Tour- Self Drive to meeting point Day #5 07 Jan 2021 - 15 Dec 2022     $39
    Description Cocoa is a millennial fruit used as food for the gods. This traditional indigenous estate shows all the details of chocolate making. The idea is to demonstrate the traditional form that was used from the beginning in terms of the domestication of this plant, which includes; harvesting, fermentation, drying, grinding the seeds to develop the final product that we consume today "EL CHOCOLATE". Here you can taste a delicious cocoa-based drink or chocolate already finished with a unique flavor and aroma. In the garden we will know a little about the medicinal plants and their healing powers, as well as observe the typical constructions of the Bribri community. You can also buy local crafts or order a typical lunch. Overall rate $35 Duration: 3 hours Departures: 8:30, 1:00 p.m. Children 6-12 years Minimum: 2 people Includes: Guide, tickets and insurance. What to bring: Repellent, sunscreen. Place of departure-Meeting Point: Meeting with the guide at the Gandoca Tours office in Puerto Viejo
    Kayaking In Manzanillo- Self Drive to meeting point Day #5 07 Jan 2021 - 15 Dec 2022     $59
    Description The Gandoca-Manzanillo JMS Refuge, has an incredible biodiversity, with abundant wildlife, forests, swamps, lagoons, mangroves possessing in addition to a rich and varied marine fauna, this protected area is one of the wonders of Costa Rica. Come see it on one of our kayak rides, it will allow you to get to know the spectacular and diverse areas of the Refuge, enjoying a privileged point of view, in direct communication with the water, try to make one of our routes or guided excursions and enjoy the sun, the crystal clear and warm waters as well as incredible views of the coral reefs. Departing from the historic town of Manzanillo, our guide will provide you with the necessary equipment for the activity, indicate the tides and type of swell showing also the ideal areas for swimming or resting. Then returning to the village to find the transport that will lead you to your destination. General rate $50 x pax Duration: 2 hours Departures: 8:30 am 10:00 am and 1:00 pm Children 6-12 years Minimum: 2 people Includes: Local guide, kayak, life jacket. What to bring: Sunscreen, towels, swimwear and dry clothes to change. Place of departure-Meeting Point: Maxis Restaurant in Playa Manzanillo.
    Surf Lessons- Self Drive to meeting point Day #5 07 Jan 2021 - 15 Dec 2022     $59
    Description From time immemorial and for various reasons, man has surfed the great waves around the world. A unique combination of spirit of adventure, courage, commitment and the endless search for the perfect wave characterize this special tribe of men and women who travel the world dancing on the crest of the waves. Today COSTA RICA, is considered as one of the best destinations for the practice of the new and ancient sport of surfing. For the ease of travel, access and proximity of the varied destinations it offers to its shores, it is considered the paradise of surfing. The southern Caribbean is an important reference for surfing, knowledge of the area, style and fame acquired from some local surfers nationally and internationally make them the prefect masters. Our surf lessons are taught by local instructors with excellent experience, who guarantee a safe start in this magical sport, theoretical instruction will be given, and we proceed to practice in the ocean. Duration: 2 hours Departures: 9:00 AM, 10:00 am and 13:00,14:00 pm Children 6-12 years Minimum: 2 person Includes: Local Instructor, Table and Insurance. What to bring: Sunscreen, swimwear, towel. Place of departure-Meeting Point: Entrance to Cahuita National Park by the village.
    Dolphin Tour- Self Drive to meeting point Day #6 07 Jan 2021 - 15 Dec 2022     $69
    Description We will tour by boat the incredible views of the coastal jungle of Refugio.The tour begins in the village of Manzanillo, where we will board a boat that will lead us to the area of the beach of Gandoca in search of the dolphins, the dolphin Bottlenose and the Tucuxi, are two species that inhabit the waters of the Caribbean of Costa Rica, can be seen in the waters of the refuge Gandoca Manzanillo , their daring feats and friendly behavior will make them spend an unforgettable adventure (observation probabilities are 90% all year round).. We will make a stop in front of the island of Punta Mona, this historical and cultural site, of great natural beauty will surely captivate you, here you can swim in its crystal clear waters, sunbathe, walk along the trails of the refuge, snorkel or relax while enjoying delicious tropical fruits. Duration: 3 hours Departures: 8:30 am and 1:00 pm Children 6-12 years Minimum: 2 people Includes: Guide-captain and snack. What to bring: Repellent, sunscreen, sunglasses, towel. Place of departure-Meeting Point: Maxis Playa Manzanillo Restaurant
    Snorkel in Cahuita=Self Drive to meeting point Day #6 07 Jan 2021 - 15 Dec 2022     $49
    Description Cahuita National Park protects about 600 ha. from coral reefs, this site has abundant marine life, and currently the best preserved in the Costa Rican Caribbean. In the village of Cahuita we will take a boat that will lead us to the tip of the park, our guides will show the ideal areas to enjoy an excellent snorkel, not without first preventing us from the care and recommendations that should be had at the time of the activity. In this activity you can see several marine species; Turtles, reef sharks, manta rays, lobsters, crustaceans, seagrass, bright and varied colored corals as well as multicolored fish and beautiful views of the park's coastal area. A fruit snack is offered at the end to recharge and start the return to our destination. Duration: 3.5 hours Departures 8:30 am and 13:00 pm Children 6 -12 years Minimum: 2 people Includes: Guide-captain, snack, boat insurance policy. What to bring: Sunscreen, towels, swimwear, water. Place of departure-Meeting Point: Miss Edith Restaurant in the village of Cahuita.

    Book your Optional Tours before you travel and see more, save time, save money, and protect your investment. Tours purchased while traveling may cost an extra 10% or even more! Tours often sell out - avoid disappointment! Save your cash - many countries do not accept credit cards. Travel insurance only covers services purchased prior to departure.

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    2021
    Dec 4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12; 13; 14$329$499*
    Dec 15$348$648*
    Dec 16$377$677*
    Dec 17; 18; 19; 20; 21; 22; 23; 24; 25; 26$397$697*
    Dec 27$389$689*
    Dec 28$371$671*
    Dec 29$351$651*
    Dec 30$336$636*
    Dec 31$309$609*
    2022
    Jan 1$309$609*
    Jan 2; 3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12; 13; 14; 15; 16; 17; 18; 19; 20; 21; 22; 23; 24; 25; 26; 27; 28; 29; 30; 31; Feb 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12; 13; 14; 15; 16; 17; 18; 19; 20; 21; 22; 23; 24; 25; 26; 27; 28; Mar 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12; 13; 14; 15; 16; 17; 18; 19; 20; 21; 22; 23; 24; 25; 26; 27; 28; 29; 30; 31; Apr 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12; 13; 14; 15; 16; 17; 18; 19; 20; 21; 22; 23; 24; 25; 26; 27; 28; 29; 30; May 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12; 13; 14; 15; 16; 17; 18; 19; 20; 21; 22; 23; 24; 25; 26; 27; 28; 29; 30; 31; Jun 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12; 13; 14; 15; 16; 17; 18; 19; 20; 21; 22; 23; 24; 25$309$499*
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    Jun 27$324$514*
    Jun 28$336$526*
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    Jun 30$353$543*
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