Island Excursion & Volcanic Thrills: Ultimate Family Retreat
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Island Excursion & Volcanic Thrills: Costa Rica’s Ultimate Family Retreat

With our “Costa Rican Adventures” package, set off on an exciting tour across Costa Rica’s natural beauties. Explore the magnificent cloud forests of Monteverde, go white water rafting, or take a canopy tour to fly through the trees. Enjoy the comfort of luxury glamping on a remote island, beautiful nightscapes, and the adaptability of self-guided kayaking and paddleboarding. This unique journey promises to take you deep into Costa Rica’s breathtaking landscapes where you will make priceless memories.

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Thrilling Adventures: Experience the adrenaline rush of white water rafting on the Balsa River and soar through the treetops on a canopy tour, immersing yourself in the natural beauty of Costa Rica.
  • Breathtaking Landscapes: Enjoy stunning views of the Arenal Volcano from your hotel and traverse suspended bridges amidst the cloud forest in Monteverde, discovering the incredible biodiversity of the region.
  • Unique Glamping Experience: Indulge in luxurious tented accommodation at Isla Chiquita Glamping, offering a serene island retreat surrounded by pristine waters and natural beauty.
  • Enchanting Nightscapes: Witness the captivating bioluminescence surrounding Isla Chiquita, creating a magical atmosphere that will leave you in awe.
  • Convenience and adaptability: Enjoy self-guided kayaking and paddleboarding for more adventure and exploration, as well as private transfers throughout the trip to ensure a smooth experience.

Important Note: Prices may vary according to season and travel dates, please consult with our specialists.

Per person from
$1825
CR4K Adult discount
$ 1682
Per child from
$863
CR4K Child discount
$ 839

LOW SEASON: Travel Window:
-May 01st,2023 to November 14th,2023

DISCOUNTED RATE APPLIES FOR LOW SEASON:Travel Window:
-May 01st,2023 to June 30th, 2023 and September 01st,2023 to October 31st,2023

* Children rate from 8-11 years old.
* Child Rate applies to kids sharing with 2 adults in the same room.
* Maximum 2 kids per room sharing with parents

Prices may vary according to season and travel dates, please consult with our specialists.

 

9 days / 8 Nights
This package is for families with kids 8 and up - Based on Quadruple Occupancy
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Included services

  • 8 nights - Arenal(3NT), Monteverde(2NT), Isla Chiquita Glamping (3NT)
  • Private Transfer from San Jose Airport to Arenal Volcano
  • Day Service: WW Rafting Class 2/3
  • Half-day Service: Zipline Canopy Tour
  • Transfer by Lake Crossing Adventure Arenal to Monteverde
  • Bioluminescence Boat Night Tour
  • Hanging Bridges Guided Hike
  • Private Transfer Monteverde to Isla Chiquita Glamping by Ferry
  • Bioluminescence Tour at Night
  • Private Transfer from Isla Chiquita Glamping by Ferry to San Jose Airport
  • Private Transfer from Las Catalinas -Guanacaste to the Liberia Airport
  • Breakfast (8), Lunch (1)
  • Taxes and in country 24/7 support

Is this trip right for me?

Travel Style: Family

All activities and transportations are easily accessible

Activities: Moderate

Recommended for the whole family

Possibility to see animals: High!

This package is full of fantastic places and you will have many opportunities to meet wildlife

What should I not forget?:

Repellent and sunscreen

Expert opinions

Trip Designed by Travel Expert Vanessa Willing
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Trip Highlights

  • All hotels Accomodations
  • Breathe in the rainforest beauty
  • Crystal swimming pools
  • Exploring trails!
  • Hicking
  • Hot springs in Arenal
  • Volcanic hot spring pools at Arenal

Itinerary

DAY 1:

Welcome to Costa Rica!!!

  • Arrival at San Jose Airport
  • Private Transfer from San Jose Airport to your La Fortuna Hotel
  • Overnight at Hotel Arenal Kioro

DAY 2:

Arenal

  • Breakfast at the Hotel
  • White Water River Rafting Class 2/3
  • Overnight at Hotel Arenal Kioro

DAY 3:

Arenal

  • Breakfast at the Hotel
  • Zipline Adventure Tour
  • Overnight at Hotel Arenal Kioro

DAY 4:

Lake Crossing Adventure: Arenal to Monteverde by the Lake

  • Breakfast at the Hotel
  • Experience a transfer across Lake Arenal by boat.
  • Overnight at Hotel Senda Monteverde

DAY 5:

Monteverde

  • Breakfast at the Hotel
  • Guided Hanging Bridges Hike
  • Overnight at Hotel Senda Monteverde

DAY 6:

Transportation from Monteverde to Isla Chiquita Glamping, Paquera by Ferry

  • Breakfast at the Hotel
  • Private Transfer Monteverde to Isla Chiquita Glamping, Paquera taking a Ferry
  • Overnight at Isla Chiquita Glamping

DAY 7:

Isla Chiquita Glamping, Paquera

  • Breakfast at the Hotel
  • Bioluminescence Tour
  • Overnight at Isla Chiquita Glamping

DAY 8:

Isla Chiquita Glamping, Paquera

  • Breakfast at the Hotel
  • Enjoy the beach, lay back at the pool or explore around.
  • Overnight at Isla Chiquita Glamping

DAY 9:

Isla Chiquita Glamping, Paquera - Departure to Liberia Airport!!!

  • Breakfast at the Hotel
  • Transfer from Isla Chiquita Glamping, Paquera to the San Jose Airport by Ferry
  • Flight home, at this point, you should know the meaning of "Pura Vida" very well

DAY 1:

Welcome to Costa Rica - Transfer SJO Airport to Arenal

A private shuttle service will be waiting for you at Juan Santamaria Airport to take you to Arenal Kioro Hotel. As you settle in, take in the breathtaking views of the Arenal Volcano. Spend the night at the Arenal Kioro Hotel

Overnight at Hotel Arenal Kioro

DAY 2:

Arenal Volcano

As you go out on a day trip of white water rafting on the Balsa River, get ready for an exhilarating journey. Navigate Class 2 and 3 rapids while being surrounded by the stunning Costa Rican jungle and feel the rush of adventure. Visit the Arenal Kioro Hotel once more to unwind.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Overnight at Hotel Arenal Kioro

DAY 3:

Arenal Volcano

Take a half-day canopy tour with Ecoglide Canopy Tour to fully immerse yourself in Costa Rica’s rich vegetation. Take in stunning aerial views of the rainforest as you soar through the treetops. You will have the afternoon free to explore and relax after the thrilling adventure. Spend the night at the Arenal Kioro Hotel.

Meals: Breakfast

Overnight at Hotel Arenal Kioro

DAY 4:

Lake crossing transportation from Arenal to Monteverde

From Arenal Kioro to Hotel Senda Monteverde, set sail on a private lake. As you go along the lovely lake and take in the natural beauty of the area, enjoy the scenery. Explore the lovely village of Monteverde for the remainder of the day after checking into Hotel Senda Monteverde.

Meals: Breakfast

Overnight at Senda Monteverde Hotel

DAY 5:

Monteverde

Get ready for a guided tour of Selvatura Park’s Hanging Bridges. Views of the cloud forest below are breathtaking as you stroll over suspended bridges. Learn about the amazing variety and be in awe of the diverse plants and creatures. In order to have a good night’s sleep, go back to Hotel Senda Monteverde.

Meals: Breakfast

Overnight at Senda Monteverde Hotel

DAY 6:

Transfer Monteverde to Isla Chiquita Glamping

Isla Chiquita Glamping offers a distinctive glamping experience. Enjoy private transportation from Hotel Senda Monteverde to Isla Chiquita Glamping, which includes a boat journey. As soon as you get there, sink into your opulent tent lodging and take in the serene island surroundings. Enjoy the glamping site’s facilities and scenic surroundings all day long.

Meals: Breakfast

Overnight at Isla Chiquita Glamping

DAY 7:

Isla Chiquita Glamping

Join a captivating nightscapes trip to see the captivating bioluminescence that occurs in the seas of Isla Chiquita. Watch the luminous creatures as they provide a magnificent show. Go back to your glamping location and unwind beneath the stars.

Meals: Breakfast

Overnight at Overnight at Isla Chiquita Glamping

DAY 8:

Isla Chiquita Glamping

Take advantage of the low-season on-site add-ons that are optional. Use self-guiding kayaks and stand-up paddleboards to leisurely explore the beautiful seas. On your floating sailboat, explore undiscovered bays, paddle beside the coastline, or just relax and enjoy the sunshine. At Isla Chiquita Glamping, spend the night.

Meals: Breakfast

Overnight at Overnight at Isla Chiquita Glamping

DAY 9:

Departure day - Farewell Costa Rica!!!

As you travel privately from the glamping location to Juan Santamaria Airport, bid adieu to the lovely Isla Chiquita. Think back on the enduring impressions and encounters you had while in Costa Rica.

Meals: Breakfast

  • Arenal Kioro Suites & Spa

    Arenal Kioro offers a fabulous place with a natural viewpoint to the Arenal Volcano.The hotel has 27 acres of undulating land, surrounded by two streams (La Palma and Kioro) with crystalline waters that begin to flow in the Arenal Volcano National Park

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  • Senda Monteverde

    Senda Monteverde is a new mountain and cloud forest retreat in Costa Rica, just a stone’s throw from the famous Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. Reflecting the warmth and spirit of mountain life, this upscale hotel creates a casual and contemporary lodging experience in harmony with its lush surroundings.

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  • Isla Chiquita Glamping Hotel

    Rejuvenate your mind, body, and spirit as you forge a meaningful connection to nature at Isla Chiquita Glamping Hotel. Perched on the tiny island of Isla Jesusita in Costa Rica’s picturesque Gulf of Nicoya, our hotel is the first and only destination of its kind in the country.

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