Green Escapes

9 days full of activities including hot springs, Tortuguero National Park (the Amazon of Costa Rica), domestic flight, and land transfer to Manuel Antonio National Park.

Duration: 9 Days | 8 Nights
Locations: Arenal, Tortuguero National Park and Manuel Antonio National Park

Prices per person based on double occupancy starting at:

  • Standard rooms US $2559 per person


  • Transfer In / out private
  • Day tour to Arenal Volcano with Dinner
  • Tortuguero include all meals
  • Extensions to other locations are available
  • Car rental available upon request
  • Rates may vary depending on the date of the trip

This Package includes

  • First and last night in San Jose
  • Tortuguero 3 days / 2 nights
  • Domestic flight Tortuguero to San Jose and Land Transfer to Manuel Antonio
  • Tours as described in the itinerary
  • All taxes and fees

Not Included

  • Personal expenses
  • Optional tours
  • Insurance
  • International flight
  • Departure tax $29 per person
  • Entrance fee to Tortuguero National Park

Day 1 – Arrival

Your Costa Rica adventure begins! A local representative will be waiting for you at the exit of the airport. Our driver will drive you to your hotel. Overnight Best Western Irazu or similar

Day 2 – Full day tour to Arenal Volcano with hot springs

After a delicious breakfast, start the journey to the northern region of the country, where is located the impressive Arenal Volcano. To get to this natural wonder, we will make a stop in the famous town of Sarchi, the birthplace of Costa Rica artisans. Here you can buy local handicrafts and observe the largest oxcart in the world. Then, we continue our journey passing through diverse plantations with agricultural products, ornamental plants, and cattle ranches. Once in Arenal, we will make a stop at a local restaurant to enjoy our lunch. Afterward, we will drive to Arenal Lake where you can take some pictures before we visit the hot springs where you can relax and enjoy stunning views of the Arenal Volcano. Dinner included
Return to San Jose

Day 3 – Transfer to Tortuguero

After an early departure from San Jose, driving through the spectacular Braulio Carrillo National Park, stop in El Ceibo private restaurant for a delicious typical breakfast. The bus ride continues through banana plantations to the pier. A two-hour boat ride through the canals will take you to Pachira Lodge… just in time for lunch. In the afternoon, a guided visit to the small town of Tortuguero is included. Before dinner, free time to enjoy the pool or just to relax in a hammock. Dinner is served in the pool restaurant from 7:30 pm.
From July to September Optional night tour (not included in the package) to observe the turtle nesting. (B, L, D), Overnight at Pachira Lodge or similar property

Day 4 – Tortuguero National Park

This day discovers the nature and wildlife of Tortuguero differently. Tortuguero National Park has to be visited by boat. Enjoy nature at its best as you undertake a journey through the canals at dawn, and take your best shot of a real Caribbean sunrise. Breakfast is included at Pachira Lodge. After breakfast time at leisure to enjoy the hotel facilities. Guided hike through the gardens after breakfast.  Following lunch, take your time to enjoy our private trails, ride a boat through the canals, or just relax. Optional night tour: If conditions are favorable, a night walk on the beach with a naturalist to see the Green Turtles nesting. Pachira Lodge, Tortuguero, CR (B, L, D)

Day 5 – Local Filight Tortuguero to San Jose & Land Transfer to Manuel Antonio

After breakfast, shared a boat transfer to Tortuguero airstrip to take a local flight to San Jose for 25 minutes. Our driver will be waiting for you at the airport for a private land transfer to Manuel Antonio.
Playa Espadilla Hotel is located 200 m away from the main entrance of Manuel Antonio National Park, and therefore, from the beach. In the afternoon, you can enjoy the facilities of the hotel, spend some time at the beautiful white sand beach, or walk around in the small town looking for a good place to have dinner or buy some souvenirs. (Box Breakfast)
Overnight at Playa Espadilla Hotel.

Day 6,7 Manuel Antonio

Breakfast at the hotel.
You can choose between spending the whole day enjoying the facilities of the hotel, sunbathing in the beautiful Manuel Antonio public beach, or taking one optional tour.

Optional Tours

  • Guided hike Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Catamaran tour with Snorkel
  • Bird watching
  • Zip lining

Day 8 – Transfer to San Jose – Overnight stay

Breakfast is included at the hotel.
After breakfast, a shared transfer from Manuel Antonio to San Jose, passing by other beautiful beaches such as Jaco. (B)
Duration of the transfer: 3.5 hours
Overnight at Best Western Irazu Hotel.

Day 9 – Transfer to the airport – end of services

Breakfast at your hotel
Today, it is time to say goodbye! our driver will drive you to the airport for your international flight
End of services – Pura Vida!!!

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